Julia Etta Rukes

Julia Etta Rukes
b. 30 January 1866, Vigo County, Indiana, to William and Sarah (Ellensworth) Rukes
d. 13 January 1952, Cedar County, Missouri

m. 14 November 1885, Vernon County, Missouri
George W. Thompson
b. 14 February 1850, Parke County, Indiana
d. 12 May 1902, Vernon County, Missouri

Children with George W. Thompson:

  • Wilbur Ernest (1866-1942)

Julia emigrated from Indiana about 1885 to Osage River, Vernon County, Missouri.

After George Thompson’s first wife Martha and baby Edna died, George married Martha’s half-sister Julia. Julia raised Martha’s children, as well as her own son Wilbur.

Submitted by:
Betty Jane Thompson Lagerquist
Loves Park IL

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