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Rudolph mar 1stly, pre-1866, to Caroline Liddane [or Lyddane, born 1845, Maryland].|
Clerk in U.S. War Department, 1869 to at least 1910: [1907 profile] says he became a Clerk in the U.S. War Department in 1869. [His military records] differ. Some say 1869, some say 1874. Note though he says he is "Clerk" in 1870 census.
They are listed in 1870 census in Georgetown. He is Clerk in U.S. War Department.
Caroline died June 1871, age 26 yrs, a month after her child died.
Funeral 26 June 1871 [burial record, Holy Trinity Church], bur Holy Rood Cemetery, Washington, D.C..
Rudolph is listed in [Washington Directory 1873] at "3rd near Fayette", Georgetown.
He had issue by 1st wife:
mar 2ndly, 10 Sept 1874, to Mary Kickham [Mary Agnes Kickham, born 1853 or 1854].
They lived 54 2nd St, Georgetown, D.C., right beside her parents.
He is listed in [Washington Directory 1878] as "clerk" at 54 2nd St, Georgetown.
They are listed in 1880 census at 54 2nd St, Georgetown. He is Clerk in Adjutant General's Office, in U.S. War Department. They are listed on same census page as her parents. It says Mary's parents were born Virginia but this is false. (It shows on the same page it is false!)
She died 1886-90.
Yet again he was left a widower with small children.
He had issue by 2nd wife:
Rudolph mar 3rdly, 1886-90, to Mary Ann McCarthy [just "Mary" on dau's death cert].
She was born Sept 1852 [1900 census] or 8 Sept 1853 [grave].
She was born Virginia. Both of her parents were born Virginia.
They are listed in 1900 census at 3304 Prospect St, Georgetown, D.C. His name is listed as "Richard" but it is clearly this family. He is what looks like "Government Clerk".
The widowed Jane Dornin is staying with them in 1900 census. She is listed as "mother-in-law" of Rudolph. (She is his former mother-in-law, and grandmother of some of the children.)
Rudolph is listed at 3304 "Prospect Ave", Georgetown, in [Washington Directory 1901].
He was assaulted and injured on Sun 2 Sept 1906 in a dispute over a sports event. See report of injury in [Washington Post, 9 Sept 1906]. See report of conviction in [Washington Post, 2 Dec 1906].
See [1907 profile]. He is Clerk in Adjutant General's Office, in U.S. War Department.
He is listed in 1910 census in Washington. He is Clerk for Government. Mary Ann is listed at her step-dau Jane's house.
Mary Ann died 4 Oct 1918, age 65 or 66 yrs.
She was buried at Holy Rood Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
Rudolph died days later, 22 Oct 1918, age 73 yrs.
Funeral 25 Oct 1918. He was buried at Arlington National Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
He had issue by 3rd wife:
Grave of James Ullmer and his step-mother Mary Ann McCarthy.
Holy Rood Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
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From findagrave.com. Photo by Randy Walsh.
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See also billiongraves.com.