Category Archives: Hamilton County

Mark Rudman

Mark Rudman
birth: 19 Jan 1878, Sosice, Croatia, Austria-Hungary to Nick Rudman and Ana Hranilovic
death: 15 Jan 1958 at Indianapolis, Marion Co., IN
burial: Crownland Cemetery, Noblesville, Hamilton Co., IN

First marriage: 8 Nov 1909, Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY
Maud Harrison
birth: 1 Feb 1890, at Noblesville, Hamilton Co., IN to Henry Melvin Harrison and Alice Susanna Teeters
death: 4 oct 1932, Indianapolis, Marion Co., IN
burial: Crownland Cemetery, Noblesville, Hamilton Co., IN

Second marriage:
Alice Margaret Compton
birth: 29 Dec 1908, Indianapolis, Marion Co., IN to Wesley Albert Compton and Lillian May Toole
death:22 Aug 1997 at Indianapolis, Marion Co., IN
burial: Crownland Cemetery, Noblesville, Hamilton Co., IN

Children of Mark Rudman and Maud Harrison:

  • Francis Mark Rudman, b. 14 May 1910, d. Jan 1982, m. Claribel Evans
  • Alice Rudman, b. 11 Dec 1914, d. 11 Dec 1914
  • Carl Rudman, b. 29 Oct 1916, d. 3 jan 2012, m. (1) Imogene Cunningham, (2) Ruth Elizabeth Westerman, (3) Ann R. Ford

Children of Mark Rudman and Alice Compton:

  • Janet Anne Rudman, m. (1) Norman Eldred Lee, (2) William Ray Webb

Mark Rudman lived In:

  • 1878- 1895: Sosice, Croatia
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • 1902- Kansas City, MO
  • 1902-1904: Des Moines, IA
  • 1909- Indianapolis
  • 1910- Noblesville
  • 1912-1914: Indianapolis
  • 1914- Fort Wayne
  • 1915-1958: Indianapolis

Other Information:

Mark Rudman was a shoemaker. He owned and operated his own shoe repair shop in several places in Indiana. The place he had the shop the longest was at 52nd St & College Ave.

Mark and his first wife held a patent for a type of women’s heel (shoes).

Mark also had invented a type of a rubber cement and sold it under the business name of Rudman Manufacturing. (No proof of a patent for the rubber cement has been found.)

He played with various bands including the Vonneguet Hardware Band, and the Irvington Orchestra. He played the clarinet and the violin. His daughter Janet remembers going with him while he played with people along Massachusetts Ave in Indianapolis, Indiana in the 1940’s.

Submitted by:
Cheryl Cockrum
Email: ccockrum59@gmail.com

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Alice Margaret Compton

Alice Margaret Compton
birth: 29 Dec 1908 at Indianapolis, Indiana to Wesley Albert Compton and Lillian May Toole
death: 22 Aug 1997 at Indianapolis, Marion Co., IN
burial: Crownland Cemetery, Noblesville, Hamilton Co., IN

First marriage: 25 Nov 1930 at Indianapolis, Marion Co., IN
Harold Rickabaugh
birth: 23 Sep 1904 at Indianapolis, Marion Co., IN to William M. Rickabaugh and Laura B. Palmer
death: 14 Jun 1991 in Gary, Lake Co., IN
burial: Northwest Indiana Cremation Services, Crown Point, IN

Second marriage:
Mark Rudman
birth: 19 Jan 1878, Sosice, Croatia, Austro-Hungarian Empire
death: 15 Jan 1958, Indianapolis, Marion Co., IN
burial: Crownland Cemetery, Noblesville, Hamilton Co., IN

Third marriage:
Hershel Verne Arney
birth: 14 Dec 1891 at Danville, Vermillion Co., IL
death: 19 Sep 1968 at Indianapolis, Marion Co., IN
burial: Memorial Park Cemetery, Indianapolis, Marion Co., IN

Children of Alice Margaret Compton and Mark Rudman:

  • Janet Anne Rudman, b. 31 Jul 1938 at Indianapolis, Marion Co., IN, d. 2 Jan 2011, m. (1) Norman Eldred Lee, (2) William Ray Webb

Alice Margaret Compton lived In:

Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana

Submitted by:
Cheryl Cockrum
Email: ccockrum59@gmail.com

 

Rueben Arletha Francis Horn

Rueben Arletha Francis Horn
birth: 15 Jul 1898, Alto, Howard County, Indiana to Jacob W. Horn and Indiana Lewrhetta Didana Rodman
death: 10 Oct 1956, Kokomo, Howard County, Indiana
burial: Crown Point Cemetery, Kokomo, Howard County, Indiana

marriage: 18 Apr 1923, Kokomo, Howard county, Indiana
Ida Lucielle Hull
birth: 1 Oct 1905, Noblesville, Hamilton County, Indiana to Moses Leander Hull & Laura Ellen Hushaw
death: 27 Jan 1985, Kokomo, Howard County, Indiana
burial: Crown Point Cemetery, Kokomo, Howard County, Indiana

Submitted by:
Jackie Dodd
Artstrokes@aol.com

Edward D. Rushton

Edward D. Rushton
b. 1831, Hamilton County, Indiana, to George and Sarah (Needham) Rushton
d. Labette County, Kansas

m/1. 20 November 1852, Hamilton County, Indiana
Martha Devaney
b. 1838, Hamilton County, Indiana, to Abner and Martha Devaney
d. about 1872, Hamilton County, Indiana

m/2. 31 July 1872
Mary A. Titus
dv/2. 1877, Tipton County, Indiana

m/3. 10 July 1879, Tipton County, Indiana
Charlotte May

Children with Martha Devaney:
• John Justin (1855-1931) married Elizabeth Endicott
• Sarah (b. 1857) married Eli Martin
• Martha (b. 1859) married Alfred Bennett
• Eliza (b. 1862)
• Zeno (1865-1918) married Mary Harold
• Anna (b. 1867) married Charles Bole
• Edward (b. 1869)

Children with Mary A. Titus:
• Ida May (b. 1874)
• Grace (b. 1876)

Children with Charlotte May:
• Lovey (b. 1879)
• Cleveland (b. 1886)
• Charles (b. 1890)

Edward was a farmer, and he moved to Labette County, Kansas in about 1879. A brother, John Parker, had previously moved his family to Kansas as well.

Submitted by:
Rhonda Dunn
Nashville IN
E-mail: radunn1953@aol.com

John Parker Rushton

John Parker Rushton
b. 1823, North Carolina, to George and Sarah (Needham) Rushton
d. Crawford County, Kansas

m. 25 September 1845, Hamilton County, Indiana
Alice Ann Horn
b. 1828, Ohio

Children with Alice Ann Horn:
• Sarah Ann (1847-1851)
• Mary H. (1849-1890) married Amby Teters
• Rachel Ellen (1852-1882) married George Fippen
• Joseph O. (b. 1854) married Catherine Conner
• Catherine S. (b. 1857) married John Mullin
• Francis V. (b. 1859)
• Irene Alice (1861-1956) married John R. Clark
• John N. (1864-1952) married Ellen Taylor
• George Wilson (1864-1952) married Esther Dix
• Charles A. (b. 1866)
• William P. (1869-1940) married Bessie Phelan

John came to Hendricks County, Indiana, with his parents in 1824 and moved to Hamilton County with them in 1830. He was a farmer.

He left Indiana about 1877 when he moved to Crawford County, Kansas, with one of his brothers. While the rest of the family and some of the older children remained in Indiana, John and his brother Edward’s family moved on to Kansas.

Submitted by:
Rhonda Dunn
Nashville IN
E-mail: radunn1953@aol.com

Evan “Curly” Dierlein

Evan “Curly” Dierlein
b. 20 January 1894, Indiana, to Charles and Margaret (Darr) Dierlein
d. 28 December 1958, Mobile, Alabama

m. 5 May 1917, Tipton, Tipton County, Indiana
Ruth Weber
b. 15 March 1894, Tipton, Tipton County, Indiana, to Johann Heinrich and Louisa A. (Losey) Weber
d. 16 August 1985, Tipton, Tipton, County, Indiana

Evan grew up in Noblesville, Hamilton County, Indiana but moved to Tipton in 1912 with his family. He remained in Tipton after his marriage until 1925 when he and his bride moved to Mobile, Alabama. During World War II, he served with the Navy as an electrician on a submarine. Upon return to civilian life, he continued to work as an electrician.

Submitted by:
Irene Krieger
Batesville IN
E-mail: ihdkrieger@yahoo.com

Herbert Laurence Whitehead

Herbert Laurence Whitehead
b. 17 August 1863, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, to Moses Stuart and Anna Jane (Griffith) Whitehead
d. 3 March 1936, Monrovia, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California

m/1. 30 October 1889, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana
Lavina Conner
b. 25 October 1869, Noblesville, Hamilton County, Indiana, to John Fayette and Elizabeth A. (Gill) Conner
d. 27 May 1910, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana

m/2. 16 September 1914, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana
Winnifred Irene Smith
d. ca. 1916

m/3. 2 April 1919, Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana
Nelle Elizabeth Shaver
b. 14 January 1881, Michigan
d. 1929, Monrovia, Los Angeles County, California

Children with Lavina Conner:
• Laurence Conner (1894-1971) married Lucie Amelia Keblinger
• Helen Stuart (1897-1996) married John Louis Goldthwaite
• Stuart (1899-1996) married Margaret Tosetti
• Jean (1900-1995)
• Marion (1901-1983) married Frank Cleveland Southgate

Herbert left Indiana in 1917.

Submitted by:
Marion G. Harcourt
Indianapolis IN
E-mail: harcourt@comcast.net