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Free Genealogy Biography of Uriah Ruch
Pennsylvania Volunteer of the Civil War

Uriah Ruch

URIAH RUCH was born in Pennsylvania in 1830, and lived in his native State eighteen years, and moved to Butler County, Ohio, and lived in that State about ten years, and moved to Indiana and lived there three years, and moved to Platte County, Ill., and lived there about five years, and came to Kansas in 1877 and located in Chanute, Kan., and lived there two years and came to Burlington in 1879 and engaged in the carpenter business, and since engaged in the hotel and bakery business.

He was married in Butler County, Ohio, in 1859 to Miss Mary A. Gift, a native of Ohio. They have five children --Emma, Laura, Alice, Josephine and Franklin.

Mr. Ruch is a member of the Masonic Order, and he enlisted in the First United States Veteran Volunteer Regiment in 1864 and served until the close of the war in 1865.

Source: History of the State of Kansas; William G. Cutler; A.T. Andreas, Chicago, IL; 1883

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