CHRISTIAN RUFFNER
 

 

Christian Ruffner
served in
Company F of the 5th Regiment of TN Infantry
~ ~
Christian Ruffner, III was born 9/17/1834 in Maienfeld Switzerland. He came
to Wartburg in 1846 with his parents Christian Ruffner, Jr. and Cordula
Faller. He married Nancy Raby 12/28/1856 in Knoxville, TN. Christian and
Nancy had 9 children who were all born in Morgan County. He died 5/31/1879
and is buried in Davis Cemetery in Coalfield.


*The following information was submitted:

Headstones provided for Deceased Union Civil War Veterans   1879-1903
Ruffner Christian
Sgt
CO F
5th Regt
Tennessee Infantry
Cemetery: DAVIS at Coalfield Tennessee
Date of Death: May 31 1897
Headstone supplied by:::Lee Marble Works
Contract dated Aug 25 1902
 
 
Now I don't know if this is the elder Christian or a son. I did  find a
death certificate for a Peter Amos Ruffner<<father Christian ,,  mother NANCY
COBB Ruffner
 
The name of the ship that the family came over on was Diana in  October
1846. Port of departure  Le Havre France....They got off in New  Orleans. On
the ship was
Christian Ruffner age 39 listed as a farmer coming from  Switzerland
Cordula 42
Anna 9
Christian 7
Peter 6
Michael 3
 
1862 Morgan Co Tn Tax list
Christian Ruffner Sr had 500 acres Value 500-Tax 1.75-Penalty  .80
" jr had 50 value 100 Tax .35 -Penalty .18
 


Submitted by:    Virginia Yeary Ferguson



Return to PHOTO ALBUM


Return to MORGAN COUNTY HOME PAGE