Eleanor Helena Ruffing

Eleanor Helena Ruffing

Female 1887 - 1976  (89 years)

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  • Name Eleanor Helena Ruffing 
    Born 20 Feb 1887  Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 28 Sep 1976  Columbus, Franklin County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 01 Oct 1976  St. Joseph Cemetery, Ridgefield Township, Huron County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I271  Larry and Carole King Murray Tree
    Last Modified 16 Jan 2018 

    Father Jacob John Ruffing,   b. 25 Jul 1839, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1918, Norwalk, Huron County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Blatz,   b. 15 Jan 1841, Norwalk, Huron County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1925, Huron County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 21 May 1867  Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2718  Group Sheet

    Family George James McMahon,   b. 26 Apr 1885, Bellevue, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1950, Norwalk, Huron County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 25 Jan 1916  St. Paul's Catholic Church, Norwalk, Huron County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Living McMahon
     2. John Patrick McMahon,   b. 08 May 1919, Monroeville, Huron County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 2006, Franklin County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     3. George James McMahon,   b. 27 Oct 1922, Huron County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1922, Monroeville, Huron County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     4. Rita Eleanor McMahon,   b. 27 Oct 1922, Huron County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1922, Monroeville, Huron County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 16 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F43  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    George McMahon and Eleanor Ruffing Wedding Portrait
    George McMahon and Eleanor Ruffing Wedding Portrait
    George James and Eleanor (Ruffing) McMahon Family
    George James and Eleanor (Ruffing) McMahon Family
    Gas station / diner owned by George and Eleanor (Ruffing) McMahon.
    Gas station / diner owned by George and Eleanor (Ruffing) McMahon.
    My father-in-law George Murray (nephew of George McMahon) worked at this gas station while he was attending high school in Monroeville. He lived with his aunt and uncle and worked at their gas station / diner. George McMahon ran the gas station while his wife Eleanor (Ruffing) ran the diner.

  • Notes 
    • According to the 1920 Census, her father was born in Baden and his native tongue was German, while her mother was born in Ohio. According to the book "Huron County, Ohio Cemetery Inscriptions," the dates on her grave are given as 1890 - 1976. (p. 790)

  • Sources 


    1. [S99] Certificate of Death, Ohio State File No. 065300.