Peter Runkle

Male 1823 - 1899  (75 years)


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  • Name Peter Runkle  [2
    • "RUNKLE, PETER,farmer, section 23, postoffice West Gove; was born in Virginia in 1823. When a child, his parents, Lewis and Mary R., moved to Batholomew county, Indiana, where he grew to manhood, receiving a farmer's education. In 1853 he came to this county where he has since lived. He owns 250 acres of land, and has a nice home. He was married in Indiana in 1849, to Savila A. Pile, a native of Kentucky, born in 1823 and died August 24, 1881, leaving a family of six children, Nancy E., wife of G. W. Terrance; James L., Martha J., wife of Albert McFarland; Margaret C., wife of Alford Humphrey; Wm. S., Sarah F., and two deceased, Mary C. and Becca A. Mr. Runkle is a Universalist. He was elected a member of the board of supervisors in 1873. Is a Mason, a member of Jefferson Lodge, No. 86, Drakeville." [ref. History of Davis County, Iowa, p. 668.] [1]
    Born 11 Mar 1823  Culpepper County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Event-Misc Mason, member of Jefferson Lodge No. 86, Drakeville  [3
    Event-Misc Religion- Universalist  [3
    Residence Bef. 1853  Bartholomew County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Event-Misc 1873  Davis County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    elected to Board of Supervisors 
    Occupation Bef. 1882  [3
    Farmer - 250 acres, Sect. 23, Davis County, Iowa, USA 
    Residence 1853-1899  Fox River, Davis County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Died 9 Feb 1899  Davis County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Runkle Cemetery, Fox River, Davis County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Siblings 6 siblings 
    Person ID I31739  runkle | ancestors of William Maynard, Aleeta
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2015 

    Father Lewis Runkle, Jr,   b. 1775, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1858, Davis County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Mary Atwood,   b. 1785,   d. 1849  (Age 64 years) 
    Family ID F13364  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Savilla Ann Pile,   b. 23 Feb 1823, Washington County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1881, Drakesville, Davis County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 1849  Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Married 7 Nov 1850  Shelby County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary C. Runkle,   d. Bef. 1882
     2. Rebecca A Runkle,   d. Bef. 1882
     3. Nancy Elizabeth Runkle,   b. circa 1853, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +4. James L Runkle,   b. 20 Nov 1854, Fox River, Davis County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1930, Bloomfield, Davis County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    +5. Martha June Runkle,   b. circa 1857, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Margaret C. Runkle,   b. circa 1859, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. William S Runkle,   b. circa 1861, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Sarah F Runkle,   b. circa 1864, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 7 Jun 2012 
    Family ID F17273  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Mar 1823 - Culpepper County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1849 - Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Nov 1850 - Shelby County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Bef. 1853 - Bartholomew County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEvent-Misc - elected to Board of Supervisors - 1873 - Davis County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1853-1899 - Fox River, Davis County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Feb 1899 - Davis County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Runkle Cemetery, Fox River, Davis County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S169] History of Davis County Iowa, Iowa State Historical Company, (Iowa State Historical Company), 668.
      See Notes for name of Peter Runkle

    2. [S169] History of Davis County Iowa, Iowa State Historical Company, (Iowa State Historical Company), 668, 1882.

    3. [S169] History of Davis County Iowa, Iowa State Historical Company, (Iowa State Historical Company), 668, 1882.
      See citation under notes for Peter's name

    4. [S104] Iowa State Census, (Ancestry.com), 1856.
      Lewis Runkle, 78?, living in household

    5. [S50] 1860 United States Federal Census, (Ancestry.com. 1860 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch. Original data: 1860 U.S. census, population schedule. NARA microfilm publication M653, 1,438 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration), 27 Jun 1860.
      for Fox River, Davis County, Iowa, U.S.A.

    6. [S103] Civil War Draft Registration, 31 Aug 1863.

    7. [S19] 1870 United States Federal Census, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, Inc.,2003.Original data - United States. Ninth Census of the United States,1870.Washington, D.C. National Archives and Records Administration.M593,RG29, 1,761 rolls. ), 9 Jul 1870.
      for Fox River, Davis County, Iowa, U.S.A.

    8. [S18] 1880 United States Federal Census, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Tenth Census of the United States, 1880. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1880. T9, 1,454 rolls), 9 Jun 1880.
      for Fox River, Davis County, Iowa, U.S.A.

    9. [S169] History of Davis County Iowa, Iowa State Historical Company, (Iowa State Historical Company), 668, 1882.
      See citation under Notes for Peter's name

    10. [S84] Find-A-Grave.