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* Lou Ruf and Family*

Updated September 6, 2000

Researching the following surnames: RUF, ALTON, McCUALSKY, HILL, ARCHER, BOGARD, BARTRUG, FROESCHLE, OLIVER, COOL. Most lived in the tri-state region of Western PA, WV, and OH.

Henry Louis Ruf
1500 23rd St.
Parkersburg, WV 26101-3522
A-United States

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  • RUF-ALTON and related families (171 KB)
    Beginning with myself I have included as many ancestors and relatives which I have discovered over the past 20 years.

Family Photos

  • Hill-Davis Family (75 KB)
    (l to r) Mary Ella Hill, Sarah Bogard Hill, Anthony Hill, Raymond Hill, Lillie Hill Davis & Silas Davis & children, Parkersburg, WV, circa 1920.
  • Bud & Phyllis Ruf (30 KB)
    Henry L. Ruf, Jr. and wife Phyllis June Alton circa 1950, Parkersburg, WV
  • Home of Newton & Ella Alton (164 KB)
    Home of Newton & Ella Alton, 3511 Emerson Ave, Parkersburg, WV, circa 1935. Phyllis Alton standing by the fence. The house was built in 1912 by Dorrie Kress. Newton & his first wife, Jennie, bought it in 1916.
  • McCualsky-Oliver family (1923), Belpre, Ohio (108 KB)
    standing l to r: Bud McCualsky, Agnes Reid, Don McCualsky, Betty McCualsky, Wm Reid, Irene McCualsky, Lola McCualsky, Daisy Glancy, Floyd Anderson, Daisy Statham. sitting l to r: Janet Smith, Laura Anderson, Mary Helen Anderson, James McCualsky, David Oliver, B.J. McCualsky, Jeanne Statham, Peter & Sarah McCualsky, Jigs the dog.
  • Hank & Irene Ruf (44 KB)
    Henry L. Ruf, Sr. and wife Irene McCualsky 21 Sept 1952
  • Donna Jeanne Julian (48 KB)
    Donna Jeanne Julian (1917-2000), daughter of Daisy McCualsky Statham and John Howard Sullivan. She was married to Francis Anthony Julian who died in 1985.
  • David Oliver, Bud McCualsky, Mary Oliver (42 KB)
    David Oliver, Bud McCualsky (grandson), Mary Cool Oliver, Florence St., Belpre, Ohio, circa 1920.
  • Newt & Ella Alton & Lou Ruf (65 KB)
    Newton Alton & wife Mary Ella Hill & grandson Henry Louis Ruf, III, circa 1954, 3511 Emerson Ave, Parkersburg, WV.
  • Twin Daughters of Joseph & Letitia Oliver (72 KB)
    left, Elizabeth Mae Oliver McCrory (1834-1915) right, Sarah Oliver McDonald (1834-?), twin daughters of Joseph Oliver & wife, Letitia Murphy, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Lou Ruf & Carl Galbraith (81 KB)
    Henry Louis Ruf, III and Carl Conley Galbraith, July 1985, Blennerhassett Island, on the Ohio River near Parkersburg, WV.
  • Peter & Sarah McCualsky (47 KB)
    (l to r)Sarah Ann Oliver McCualsky, Henry Barclay McCualsky, Letitia Irene McCualsky, Peter Stuart McCualsky, Newark, Ohio, circa 1910.
  • Home of Henry & Irene Ruf (66 KB)
    Home of Henry & Irene Ruf, 1500 23rd St., Parkersburg, WV, from 1939-1989. Photo circa 1989.
  • Phyllis June Alton (31 KB)
    Phyllis June Alton, born June 16, 1927 (photo taken by her uncle, Denver Hill)
  • Homes of Peter McCualsky, W.H. Reid, Bud McCualsky (48 KB)
    (l to r) Homes of Peter McCualsky, William H. Reid and Bud McCualsky, Main St., Belpre, OH, circa 1946.
  • William Denver Hill (1891-1958) (56 KB)
    Uncle Denver, brother of Mary Ella Alton. He never married.
  • Home of Minnie Ruf Fusner (34 KB)
    Brick home of Minnie Jane Archer Ruf Fusner & husband, Harry Fusner, 1405 Liberty St., Parkersburg, WV, circa 1949
  • Henry Louis Ruf, Sr. (31 KB)
    School photo of Henry L. Ruf, Sr. (1904-1989)
  • Home of Anthony & Sarah Hill (162 KB)
    First home of Anthony Hill & wife Sarah Bogard, Rt 2, North Parkersburg, circa 1918. (l to r) Floyd Webb & wife Priscilla Hill & child, Mary Ella Hill, Raymond Hill, Sarah Bogard Hill, Anthony Hill. This house burned down and another was built which is standing today in 2000.
  • The Twins: Raymond & Ella Hill (64 KB)
    Raymond Glenn Hill and twin sister, Mary Ella Hill. They were the youngest children of Anthony & Sarah Hill, born 1897.
  • Home of David & Mary Oliver (76 KB)
    Home of David Oliver and wife, Mary Cool, Florence St., Belpre, Ohio, circa 1900.
  • Irene, Uncle Jim and Bud McCualsky (45 KB)
    Letitia Irene, James Alexander & Henry Barclay (Bud) McCualsky. Photo circa 1910.

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