John Rulong1

ID#1118, b. 1 May 1824, d. 6 December 1904
Father: not yet identified
Mother: not yet identified

Birth date: 1 May 1824
Birth place: (West) Virginia.1,2

John married Emeline Rulong, daughter of Rufus Bartlett and Cleopatra Sherwin, on 18 June 1850 in Marshall County, Virginia.1,3,4

John died at age 80 on 6 December 1904.1 John's body was interred in the Bartlett-Rulong family cemetery, Fork Ridge Road, Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia; his name appears on the gravestone as "John Rulong."1

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Census Records

YearLocationEnumeration info as recorded
1870Marshall County, West VirginiaJohn Rulong, John, male, age 45, born in West Va, a farmer, real estate value $4,000 and personal estate value $1,000
(Official U.S. Census Date: 01 June 1870)2
1900Marshall County, West VirginiaJohn Rulong, male, age 76, head, married 49 years, born May 1824 in (West) Virginia, a farmer with no months unemployed
(Official U.S. Census Date: 01 June 1900)6

Deceased Children of John Rulong and Emeline S. Bartlett:

Family Line(s):
Harris Index
Last Edited Date=5 Jul 2015


  1. [S144] John and Emeline Rulong gravestone, Bartlett-Rulong family cemetery, Marshall County, West Virginia; transcribed by Jo Ellen Dalton, 05 June 2004.
  2. [S114] John Rulong household, 1870 U.S. Census, Marshall County, West Virginia, Clay Township, page 8, National Archives micropublication M593_1693.
  3. [S23] Marshall County Historical Society, compiler, History of Marshall County West Virginia, 1984, page 225, "Rulong - Bartlett" submitted by Pam Harris.
  4. [S134] Virginia Marriages, 1740-1850, online (Provo, Utah:, Inc.).
  5. [S364] Digital photograph of John D. and Emeline Rulong gravestone in Bartlett-Rulong family plot (Fork Ridge Road, Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia); photo taken by Jo Ellen Dalton, 05 June 2004.
  6. [S1340] John Rulong household, 1900 U.S. Census, Marshall County, West Virginia, Clay District, Enumeration District 68, sheet 11A (35 stamped), National Archives micropublication T623_1765.
  7. [S2065] James D. Rulong, Certificate of Death, Marshall County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online, file 1953053_0002887.jpg.