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Thomas Rudolph

Thomas Rudolph[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7]

Male 1824 - 1887

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  • Born  20 Dec 1824  Springfield, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender  Male 
    Died  18 Feb 1887  [2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Buried  21 Feb 1887  Upper Darby, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 11, 12
    Person ID  I92  Rudolph
    Last Modified  10 Sep 2013 

    Father  Thomas Rudolph,   b. 30 Sep 1793,   d. 7 Jun 1843 
    Mother  Hannah Powell,   b. 4 Oct 1789, PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  7 Mar 1816  Wilmington, DE Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F36  Group Sheet

    Family  Sarah Ann Fogg,   b. 2 Feb 1828, Philadelphia, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1894  [2, 3, 5, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17
    Married  10 Jun 1847  [3, 13, 14
    Children 
     1. Jane Grey Harris,   b. 3 Dec 1847,   d. 20 Mar 1926
    >2. Samuel Fogg Rudolph,   b. 25 Dec 1848, Springfield, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1933
     3. William R Rudolph,   b. 4 Jun 1850, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1851
     4. Thomas Rudolph,   b. 18 Dec 1851,   d. 13 May 1865
     5. Deborah F Rudolph,   b. 27 Mar 1853,   d. 27 Apr 1876
     6. Hannah L Rudolph,   b. 24 Jul 1856,   d. 28 Sep 1875
    >7. Elizabeth P Rudolph,   b. 1 May 1858,   d. 15 Mar 1910
    >8. John Mason Rudolph,   b. 10 Jan 1860,   d. 16 Jun 1900, Ocean Grove, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F35  Group Sheet

  • Documents

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    Rudolph, Thomas - Administration of Estate - PA, Probate Records, 1683-1994 > Delaware > Orphans' Court dockets 1790-1849
    Rudolph, Thomas - Admin. of Estate - PA, Probate Records, 1683-1994 > Delaware > Orphans' Court dockets 1790-1849, (Family Search, Images #605-606, 02 Oct 1843)
    Includes the death date, administrators, spouse, children, childrens' guardian, residence of all and detailed property description including bordering land owners of Thomas Rudolph

    The Petition of Abram P. Rudolph and Abram Powell Administrators of Thomas Rudolph late of the Township of Upper Darby in the County of Delaware Deceased, was presented Showing that the Intestate died on the seventh day of June las past leaving a Widow to wit Hannah Rudolph, and issue Five Children to wit Abram P. Rudolph, Mary M. Rudolph, Thomas Rudolph, Hannah P. Rudolph and Sarah Ann Rudolph, the last four of whom are minors, and the last three named of whom have for their Guardian William Rudolph. And that all said Children reside in said Township of Upper Darby, and said Guardian resides in Ridley Township in said County. That the personal estate of the said decedent is insufficient for the payment of his debts. A just and true account of which as far as they have come to the knowledge of your Petitioners is herewith exhibited in a schedule marked 'A'. As also a true and perfect inventory and conscionable appraisement of all the personal Estate whatever of the decedent marked 'B'. That the said decedent died seized in his demesne as of fee. Of and in the followed mentioned and described Real Estate, to wit First a Messuage or Tenement and tract or piece of Land situate in the Township of Upper Darby aforesaid. Bounded by lands of Mary Owen, Isaac Lobb, Charles Garrett and other Containing about one hundred and fifteen acres of land more of Less with the appurtenances. Second Messuage or Tenement and tract or piece of Land Situate in Springfield Township in said County of Delaware Bounded and described as follows by lands of Joseph Powell, Phebe Garrett, Susan Taylor, Joel Evans and other lands of said Deceased. Containing fifty acres, three Roods and thirty two perches, more or less, with appurtenances. Being the same premises which Maris Worall & David Worall Administrators of Edward Flounders decd by Indenture dated the sixteenth day of October A.D. 1820 ... to the said decedent in fee. Except eighteen acres one Rodd and fourteen perches of said Tract ... was granted by said decedent to Joseph Powell. And third a Messuage or Tenement and Tract or piece of Land situate in said Township of Springfield. Bounded and described as follows. To wit By lands of Joel Evans, Benanuel Lownes, Joseph Evans and by last described tract of Land. Being the same premises which Charles Carey and his wife by their Indenture dated the second day of April A.D. 1829 granted to the said decedent in fee. And Containing thirty six acres and one hundred forty four ... of Land more or less with the appurtenances and that the said Real Estate is all the Real Estate whereof the said decedent died seized. And praying he Court to Grant them and order to make sale of the First mentioned message or Tenement and Tract of one hundred and fifteen acres with the appurtenances for the payment of the debts and the maintenance of the minor Children of said deceased. Whereupon the Court upon hearing the Petition and exhibits hereunto annexed and duly considering the same ... adjudge and decree that the said Administrators be authorized to make sale of that part of the Real Estate mentioned in the said Petition. Containing one hundred and fifteen acres on the premises on Friday the Twenty seventh day of October A.D. 1843. For the purpose therein stated. According to the provisions and directions of the act of the twenty ninth of March 1832. Entitled an act Relating to Orphans Courts. They the said Administrators first filing in the Office of the Clerk of this Court a Bond in the sum of Eighteen Thousand Dollars with Joseph Powell and Joseph Hibberd their sureties. Who are approved of by the court. Conditioned for the faithful appropriation of the proceeds of Sale. And make Return of their proceedings to the next Orphans Court. Bond Filed.
    Rudolph, Thomas - Childrens' Guardian Appointed - PA, Probate Records > Delaware > Orphans' Court dockets 1790-1849, (Family Search, Images #604, 30 Aug 1843)
    Rudolph, Thomas - Childrens' Guardian Appointed - PA, Probate Records > Delaware > Orphans' Court dockets 1790-1849, (Family Search, Images #604, 30 Aug 1843)
    Includes the place of residence, approximate age and appointment of William Rudolph as Guardian, for Hannah P., Thomas and Sarah Ann Rudolph on 30 Aug 1843, shortly after the death of their father Thomas Rudolph.

    Hannah P. Rudolph a minor above the age of Fourteen years Daughter of Thomas Rudolph late of the Township of Upper Darby Deceased, appeared in open Court & made choice of William Rudolph as Guardian of her person and Estate which said choice is approved of by the Court and the said William Rudolph is appointed accordingly.

    Thomas Rudolph a minor above the age of Fourteen years son of Thomas Rudolph late of the Township of Upper Darby Deceased, appeared in open Court & made choice of William Rudolph as Guardian of his person and Estate which said choice is approved of by the Court and the said William Rudolph is appointed accordingly.

    On Petition William Rudolph is appointed Guardian of the person and Estate of Sarah Ann Rudolph a minor under the age of Fourteen years Daughter of Thomas Rudolph late of Upper Darby deceased.
    Rudolph Family Bible #1 - Dates between 1881 and 1918 - Deaths Page
    Rudolph Family Bible #1 - Dates between 1881 and 1918 - Deaths Page
    His death date in his 63rd year is shown.
    Rudolph Family Bible #2 - Dates between 1827 and 1934 - Marriages Page
    Rudolph Family Bible #2 - Dates between 1827 and 1934 - Marriages Page
    His marriage date to Sarah Ann Fogg is shown.
    Rudolph Family Bible #2 - Dates between 1827 and 1934 - Deaths Page
    Rudolph Family Bible #2 - Dates between 1827 and 1934 - Deaths Page
    His death date is shown.
    Rudolph Family Bible #3 - Dates between 1824 and 1934 - Births Page
    Rudolph Family Bible #3 - Dates between 1824 and 1934 - Births Page
    His name and birth date are shown in the left column, tenth line.
    Rudolph Family Bible #3 - Dates between 1824 and 1934 - Marriages Page
    Rudolph Family Bible #3 - Dates between 1824 and 1934 - Marriages Page
    His marriage date to Sarah Ann Fogg is shown.
    Rudolph Family Bible #3 - Dates between 1824 and 1934 - Deaths Page
    Rudolph Family Bible #3 - Dates between 1824 and 1934 - Deaths Page
    His death date is shown.
    1850 U.S. Federal Census; Census Place: Springfield, Delaware, Pennsylvania; Roll: M432_776; Page: 160B
    1850 U.S. Federal Census; Census Place: Springfield, Delaware, Pennsylvania; Roll: M432_776; Page: 160B
    Includes his name, age (25 years on 15 Aug 1850), place of birth and occupation
    Rudolph, John M. - Obituary
    Rudolph, John M. - Obituary
    This obituary for his son mentions his wife's name Sarah A. Rudolph.
    Friends SouthWestern Burial Ground - Plans of Family Lots #1601 - Lot B0
    Friends' SouthWestern Burial Ground - Plans of Family Lots #1601 - Lot B0
    His death date and burial date/location are shown.
    Friends' SouthWestern Burial Ground - Plans of Family Lots #1601 - Lot B0 - Separate note found in book
    Friends' SouthWestern Burial Ground - Plans of Family Lots #1601 - Lot B0 - Separate note found in book
    This note from 19 May 1885, shows him and his wife Sarah A. Rudolph, assigning their rights to the family burial plot, to their son Samual F. Rudolph. Includes their signatures.
    Friends South-Western Burial Ground - Notebook for section B - Lot B0 (version 2)
    Friends' South-Western Burial Ground - Notebook for section B - Lot B0 - "old 16"
    His death date and burial location are shown.
    Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy - vol. 2, p. 717, William Wade Hinshaw, (Edwards Brothers Inc., Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1938)
    Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy - vol. 2, p. 717, William Wade Hinshaw, (Edwards Brothers Inc., Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1938)
    His marriage to Sarah Ann Fogg is shown under the RUDOLPH entry.
    Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy - vol. 2, p. 763, William Wade Hinshaw, (Edwards Brothers Inc., Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1938)
    Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy - vol. 2, p. 763, William Wade Hinshaw, (Edwards Brothers Inc., Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1938)
    His marriage to Sarah Ann Rudolph and a move from Gwyned Monthly Meeting to the Philadelphia Monthly Meeting as recorded 2 Apr 1874 are shown under the RUDOLPH entry.
    Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy - vol. 2, p. 949, William Wade Hinshaw, (Edwards Brothers Inc., Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1938)
    Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy - vol. 2, p. 949, William Wade Hinshaw, (Edwards Brothers Inc., Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1938)
    His disiplining as recorded 13 Nov 1867 is shown under the RUDOLPH entry.

    Headstones
    Headstone of Thomas Rudolph in lot B0 at the Friends South-Western Burial Ground, 236 Powell Lane, Upper Darby, PA.
    Headstone of Thomas Rudolph in lot B0 at the Friends South-Western Burial Ground, 236 Powell Lane, Upper Darby, PA.
    His name, birth date and death date are readable.

    Histories
    A History of Delaware County Pennsylvania and Its People, Jordan, John W., Editor, Librarian of the Historical Society of PA, (New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1914), pp 826-827
    A History of Delaware County Pennsylvania and Its People, Jordan, John W., Editor, Librarian of the Historical Society of PA, (New York: Lewis Historical Publis
    His name, birth date/place, death date and marriage to Sarah Ann Fogg are mentioned in the third paragraph.
    Samuel Fogg 1628-1672 His Ancestors and Descendants - Sarah Ann Fogg - No. 1220
    Samuel Fogg 1628-1672 His Ancestors and Descendants - Sarah Ann Fogg - No. 1220
    His name, birth date, death date and marriage date to Sarah Ann Fogg are mentioned.

  • Notes 
    • Birth date: A minor at the time of his father's death on 7 Jun 1843 - See father's administration in the Documents section

      Residence: Upper Darby 7 Jun 1843 - See father's administration in the Documents section

      Residence, Occupation, Biograpical information: Born in the same house as his first son born in 1848 probably indicating his residence in Springfield, PA from 1824-1848. "During the greater part of his life he was engaged as a farmer, but in 1872 he was offered, and he accepted the position of superintendent of the Friends' Southwestern Cemetery, filling this office until his death. He was an Independent in political matters, and in religion an attendant of the Concord Quarterly Meeting."
      This information is from A History of Delaware County Pennsylvania and Its People, Jordan, John W., Editor. The text of the entire entry can be clicked on and viewed from the Histories section above.

      Conflict: The marriage date to Sarah Ann Fogg is listed as 26 Jan 1848 in Whitten and 10 Jun 1847 in the Rudolph Family Bible with dates between 1824 and 1934.

  • Sources 
    1. [S11] Rudolph Family Bible #3 - Dates between 1824 and 1934 - Births Page.
      The names and birth dates of Thomas Rudolph and Sarah Ann Fogg are shown.
      (The original image for this source can be clicked on and viewed from the Documents section above.)

    2. [S2] A History of Delaware County Pennsylvania and Its People, Jordan, John W., Editor, Librarian of the Historical Society of PA, (New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1914), F157.D3 J8..
      The names, birth dates/places, death dates, marriage and parents of Thomas Rudolph and Sarah Ann Fogg are mentioned in the third paragraph.
      (The source text can be viewed by clicking this Source number or from the Histories section above)

    3. [S68] Samuel Fogg 1628-1672 His Ancestors and Descendants - Sarah Ann Fogg - No. 1220, Whitten, Phyllis O., Compiler, (Annandale, Virginia: Mrs. Herbert O. Whitten), CS F655.1976 V.1..
      The names, birth dates, death dates, marriage date, parents, parents' birth dates, children, childrens' spouses and grandchildren of Thomas Rudolph and Sarah Ann Fogg are mentioned.
      (The source text can be viewed by clicking this Source number or from the Histories section above)

    4. [S150] Rudolph, Thomas - Headstone in lot B0 at the Friends South-Western Burial Ground, 236 Powell Lane, Upper Darby, PA..
      The name, birth date and death date of Thomas Rudolph are readable.
      (An image of this source can be viewed from the Headstones section above)

    5. [S253] 1850 U.S. Federal Census; Census Place: Springfield, Delaware, Pennsylvania; Roll: M432_776; Page: 160B, (Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29; National Archives, Washington, D.C.).
      Includes the name, age, place of birth and occupation for Thomas, Sarah Ann, Samuel F. and William Rudolph
      (The source image can be viewed by clicking this Source number or from the Documents section above)

    6. [S274] Rudolph, Thomas - Administration of Estate - PA, Probate Records, 1683-1994 > Delaware > Orphans' Court dockets 1790-1849, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints [LDS], FamilySearch, (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1961-28757-43776-89?cc=1999196&wc=M99F-4VB:783624076, dated 02 Oct 1843), Images #605-606, Orphan's Court Administration/docket #1924.
      Includes the death date, administrators, spouse, children, childrens' guardian, residence of all and detailed property description including bordering land owners of Thomas Rudolph
      (An image of this source can be viewed by clicking this Source number or from the Documents section above)

    7. [S275] Rudolph, Thomas - Childrens' Guardian Appointed - PA, Probate Records > Delaware > Orphans' Court dockets 1790-1849, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints [LDS], FamilySearch, (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1961-28757-43941-84?cc=1999196&wc=M99F-4VB:783624076, dated 30 Aug 1843), Images #604, Orphan's Court Administration/docket #1924.
      Includes the place of residence, approximate age and appointment of William Rudolph as Guardian, for Hannah P. Rudolph and Thomas Rudolph on 30 Aug 1843
      (An image of this source can be viewed by clicking this Source number or from the Documents section above)

    8. [S10] Rudolph Family Bible #3 - Dates between 1824 and 1934 - Deaths Page.
      The death date of Thomas Rudolph is shown.
      (The original image for this source can be clicked on and viewed from the Documents section above.)

    9. [S13] Rudolph Family Bible #1 - Dates between 1881 and 1918 - Deaths Page.
      The death date of Thomas Rudolph in his 63rd year is shown.
      (The original image for this source can be clicked on and viewed from the Documents section above.)

    10. [S6] Rudolph Family Bible #2 - Dates between 1827 and 1934 - Deaths Page.
      The death date of Thomas Rudolph is shown.
      (The original image for this source can be clicked on and viewed from the Documents section above.)

    11. [S64] Friends' South-Western Burial Ground - Plans of Family Lots #1601 - Lot B0.
      The death date and burial date/location of Thomas Rudolph are shown.
      (The original image for this source can be clicked on and viewed from the Documents section above.)

    12. [S66] Friends' South-Western Burial Ground - Notebook for section B - Lot B0 - "old 16".
      The death date and burial location of Thomas Rudolph are shown.
      (The original image for this source can be clicked on and viewed from the Documents section above.)

    13. [S9] Rudolph Family Bible #3 - Dates between 1824 and 1934 - Marriages Page.
      The marriage date of Thomas Rudolph and Sarah Ann Fogg is shown.
      (The original image for this source can be clicked on and viewed from the Documents section above.)

    14. [S5] Rudolph Family Bible #2 - Dates between 1827 and 1934 - Marriages Page.
      The marriage date of Thomas Rudolph and Sarah Ann Fogg is shown.
      (The original image for this source can be clicked on and viewed from the Documents section above.)

    15. [S71] Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy - vol. 2, p. 717, William Wade Hinshaw, (Edwards Brothers Inc., Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1938), E184.F89 H5 v.2..
      The marriage of Thomas Rudolph and Sarah Ann Fogg is shown under the RUDOLPH entry.
      (The source image can be viewed by clicking this Source number or from the Documents section above)

    16. [S72] Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy - vol. 2, p. 763, William Wade Hinshaw, (Edwards Brothers Inc., Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1938), E184.F89 H5 v.2..
      The marriage of Thomas Rudolph and Sarah Ann Rudolph and a move from Gwynedd Monthly Meeting to the Philadelphia Monthly Meeting as recorded 2 Apr 1874 are shown under the RUDOLPH entry.
      (The source image can be viewed by clicking this Source number or from the Documents section above)

    17. [S203] Rudolph, John M. - Obituary, (Philadelphia, PA: Philadelphia Public Ledger, 19 June 1900).
      Includes the name, parents' names, age at death, death date/place and burial date/location of John M. Rudolph.
      (The source image can be viewed by clicking this Source number or from the Documents section above)


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