Author Topic: Ruck family of Orcop  (Read 4029 times)

Offline Colin Lamb

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Re: Ruck family of Orcop
« Reply #9 on: Wednesday 06 March 19 10:14 GMT (UK) »

Amosís daughter Laura was my Great Grandmother, she married William Evans and they settled in Monmouth where the Evans family were shoemakers (there is a thread Evans the Shoemakers in the Monmouthshire section).

Not sure how far back you have managed to get but Kilpeck seems to crop up regularly and so does a possible of a Blacksmith Ruck in Hereford but this needs further research.

Edward born c1819 is the problem, there are at least two Edward Rucks baptised in Orcop in the space of a few years, with different parents so I cannot be sure who is correct but bear in mind that Edward got married in 1837 so the latter baptism which has Richard and Amelia as parents is questionable and it is these two who are listed on a lot of Ancestry trees without supporting evidence.

We did tour of Monmouth to see where the Evans lived and around Herefordshire and visited Orcop and other locations where the Rucks lived and found that Amos is burried in Llangattock Vibon Avel cemetery.  In the Orcop church cemetary there are a lot of familiar family names but alas no Ruckís.

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