Sign In

FREE ancestry since 1999 - History belongs to all of us!

HELP! immigrant - US to Canada  male ancestor  Josephus  RUGG

  (b. 19 December 1753 Holden, Province of Massachusetts Bay   d. 8 February 1823 Compton, Lower Canada )  

Am I Your Ancestor?
RUGG Family Ancestry

What started out as our family is now your’s too!

Follow us on Instagram      Subscribe to our Youtube channel      Buy Me a Coffee at Visit Our Old Newspaper Blog Visit Our Life Blog

Josephus RUGG was born 19 December 1753 in Holden, Province of Massachusetts Bay. Josephus RUGG was the child of Joseph RUGG   and   Ruth GLAZIER and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Daniel RUGG and Elizabeth PRIEST (maternal)  Joseph GLAZIER and Sarah STEDMAN

Spouse(s)/Partner(s) and Child(ren):

Josephus  married  Hepsibah NURSE 30 November 1768 in Holden, Province of Massachusetts Bay .  The couple had (at least) 10 children. Hepsibah NURSE  was born 1 July 1755 in Rutland, Massachusetts, USA.  Hepsibah died 12 January 1813 in Parkersfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, USA.  Hepsibah was the child of Benjamin NURSE and Martha MARBLE.

Josephus RUGG died 8 February 1823 in Compton, Lower Canada .
Details of the family tree of Josephus appear below.
Did You Know? Québec Généalogie - Over time, Québec has gone through a series of name changes
From its inception in the early 1600s until 1760, it was called Canada, New France.
1760 to 1763, it was simply Canada
1763 to 1791 - Province of Québec
1791 to 1867 - Lower Canada
1867 to present - Québec, Canada.

Thanks to Micheline MacDonald for providing this information.
Did You Know?Québec Généalogie - Did you know? In Canada, there is a belief that on Christmas Eve, the dead rise up from their graves and kneel at the foot of the cemetery cross where they are awaited by the previous parish priest wearing a white
Did You Know?America - Did you know? Thanksgiving Myth: Pilgrims wore buckled hats. NOT TRUE.
Did You Know?The name 'Massachusetts' originates with native Americans in the Massachusetts Bay area (from the language of the Algonquian nation). The name translates roughly as 'at or about the great hill.' (

1620 - 1627 - Plymouth Colony, New England
1628 - 1686 - Massachusetts Bay Colony
1686 - 1689 - Dominion of New England
1689 - 1692 - Massachusetts Bay Colony
1692 - 1775 - Province of Massachusetts Bay
1776 - 1788 - Crown Colony of Massachusetts Bay
February 6, 1788 - Massachusetts becomes 6th U.S. state

Spouse(s) / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Josephus RUGG


Josephus RUGG married flag female ancestor Hepsibah NURSE-- Date: 30 November 1768 Place: Holden, Province of Massachusetts Bay
Hepsibah NURSE was the child of Benjamin NURSE and Martha MARBLE

Children of Josephus RUGG and Hepsibah NURSE:

flag male ancestor Josephus RUGG (b.18 June 1775, Nelson, New Hampshire, New England   d. , )

flag female ancestor Hepzibah RUGG (b.15 July 1778, Nelson, Crown Colony of New Hampshire   d. , )

flag female ancestor Martha RUGG (b.27 February 1780, Nelson, Crown Colony of New Hampshire   d. , )

immigrant - US to Canada  male ancestor David RUGG (b.6 January 1782, Nelson, Crown Colony of New Hampshire   d. 22 February 1847, Compton, Lower Canada )

flag male ancestor Jonas RUGG (b.8 April 1784, Springfield, Crown Colony of Massachusetts Bay   d. , )

flag female ancestor Ruth RUGG (b.6 April 1786, Nelson, Crown Colony of New Hampshire   d. , )

flag female ancestor Sarah RUGG (b.14 July 1788, Nelson, Crown Colony of New Hampshire   d. , )

flag male ancestor Luther RUGG (b.25 August 1790, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA   d. , )

flag boy ancestor Calvin RUGG (b.17 May 1792, Springfield, Massachusetts, USA   d. abt. 1805, , Massachusetts, USA)

flag female ancestor Lucy RUGG (b.1 September 1795, Springfield, Massachusetts, USA   d. , )

Our Advice: Don't end up on this site as someone's ancestor! Learn more...

Add History, Life Events, News, Stories about Josephus RUGG
(Examples include: Birth, Baptism, Census Records, Military Records, Death, Obituary, Personal Achievements, Other events)


Exploring the Ancestry of Josephus RUGG: Events, Pictures, and Documents

Name: Josephus Rugg
Event Type: Birth
Birth Date: 19 Dec 1753
Birth Place: Holden, Massachusetts
Father Name: Joseph Rugg
Mother Name: Ruth Rugg Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2011.
1768 Marriage / Partner
Josephus RUGG and Hepsibah NURSE 30 November 1768, Holden, Massachusetts, USA
1775 Birth of Child
Josephus RUGG was born 18 June 1775, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA (Munsonville)
1778 Birth of Child
Hepzibah RUGG was born 15 July 1778, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA (Munsonville)
1780 Birth of Child
Martha RUGG was born 27 February 1780, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA (Munsonville)
1782 Birth of Child
David RUGG was born 6 January 1782, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA (Munsonville)
1784 Birth of Child
Jonas RUGG was born 8 April 1784, Springfield, Massachusetts, USA (Indian Orchard)
1786 Birth of Child
Ruth RUGG was born 6 April 1786, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA (Munsonville)
1788 Birth of Child
Sarah RUGG was born 14 July 1788, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA (Munsonville)
1790 Birth of Child
Luther RUGG was born 25 August 1790, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA (Munsonville)
1792 Birth of Child
Calvin RUGG was born 17 May 1792, Springfield, Massachusetts, USA (Indian Orchard)
1795 Birth of Child
Lucy RUGG was born 1 September 1795, Springfield, Massachusetts, USA (Indian Orchard)
1813 Death of Spouse/Partner
Hepsibah NURSE died 12 January 1813, Parkersfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, USA
1823 Death
8 February 1823
Compton, Québec, Canada (Saint-Thomas-de-Compton)
Added: 6/7/2016 4:21:29 PM - Updated: 12/23/2016 8:28:16 AM
Learn more about where your ancestor was born.
Visit Holden, Province of Massachusetts Bay

Not the person you are looking for? Try again!

Search for Your Family by Name

NOTE: If you don't know your ancestor's whole name or are unsure of the spelling, specify part of the name.

First Name:
*Last Name:
Born (+/- 2 years):
Died (+/- 2 years):
Match all terms exactly:

Search for Your Family by Place

To search for a place, specify place name below. Choose name from the list. Then SEARCH.
*Place Name:

Genealogy research for Josephus Rugg (on other sites)

findagrave, familysearch

Sign In

Sign In or Join for FREE! to see the details!

Completely FREE. We will never ask for your credit card.

Is Josephus RUGG YOUR Ancestor? Tell us more!

If you'd like to be contacted by others who are related to Josephus RUGG, leave a message here!
The comments you read here belong only to the person who posted them. We reserve the right to remove off-topic and inappropriate comments.