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Posted by: Tad D. Campbell Date: June 29, 2000 at 12:39:25
In Reply to: CHARLES W. RUST - 1860's KANSAS by Tad D. Campbell of 1184

Further information on Charles W. RUST:


LDS Ancestral File Submission: (AFN:1FR0-X7K)

Charles W. RUST, born 7 Sep 1842 Vernon, Jennings Co., Indiana; father Henry Jackson RUST; mother Polly Mary MCFARLIN; died after Oct 1931 [place of death not listed]; married 26 Dec 1867 Atchison, Atchison, Kansas to Mary J. BIDDLE . They had children: Lillie Belle RUST, Mabel C. RUST, Charles H. RUST, Alice Florence RUST, Maud RUST, and George Ralph RUST.


"History of Santa Clara County California" by Eugene T. Sawyer; Historic Record Co.,
Los Angeles, CA, 1922; pp 1253-1254:

Charles W. RUST, retired Civil War veteran living at 128 South Twentieth Street, San Jose, was born 7 Sep 1842 Jennings Co., IN, son of Henry RUST & Mary MCFARLAND. In 1846 the family moved to Platte Co., MO, then to Atchison Co., KS in 1855. Charles enlisted in Company C, 8th Kansas Infantry 19 Sep 1861and was discharged 14 Jun 1865. Returned to Atchison Co., KS where he held several county offices until 1887 when he moved to California, settling Napa Co. for a time before moving to San Francisco, where he remained ten years. In 1904 he went to Oakland, CA and in 1911 he settled at San Jose, CA. Married 26 Dec 1867 Atchison Co., KS to Mary J. BIDDLE, a native of Columbus Co., OH and daughter of Joseph BIDDLE. They had seven children, namely: Lillian B. married Everett R. BRENT; Mabel C. married Frederick WOOD; Nellie; Joseph; Alice married Lee SHAW; George R.; and Eva.


Military History:

Charles W. RUST
Residence: Atchison, KS
Enlisted on 9/1/61 as a Corporal
On 9/1/61 he mustered into Co. "C", 8th KS Infantry
He Re-enlisted on 1/1/64
He was mustered out on 11/28/65
Source: - Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Kansas.


From his head stone:

RUST, Charles W., Co. C, 8th KS INF, Sergeant; same stone: Mary Jane 1852-1927


Tad D. Campbell
Gilroy, CA

Senior Vice Commander, Phil Sheridan Camp 4, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War


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