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Charles Dawes

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Charles Dawes

30th U.S. Vice-President


    Rufus R. Dawes

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    • Father of Charles Dawes — 2nd Generation
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • Birth Date:
    • 4 Jul 1838 
    • Birth Location:
    • Malta, Morgan, Ohio 
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    • Death Date:
    • 1 Aug 1899 
    • Death Location:
    • Marietta, Washington, Ohio 
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    • Burial Location:
    • Oak Grove Cemetery, Marietta, Washington, Ohio 
    • Marriage Date:
    • 18 Jan 1864 
    • Marriage Location:
    • Marietta, Washington, Ohio 
    • Notes: 
    • Rufus Dawes was a Union Army officer during the U.S. Civil War. He participated in a number of battles during the war, but he is probably most notable for being a part of the Iron Brigade during the Battle of Gettysburg. He achieved the rank of Brevet Brigadier General after the war.

      It is said that Rufus Dawes had no middle name but used a middle initial “R.”

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  • Sources for Rufus R. Dawes

    • 2 Bartlett, Levi, Genealogical and Biographical Sketches of the Bartlett Family in England and America, Lawrence: G.S. Merrill and Crocker, Printers (1876), 86.
    • 3 Ferris, Mary Walton, Dawes-Gates Ancestral Lines: A Memorial Volume Containing the American Ancestry of Rufus R. D awes, Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Wisconsin Cuneo Press (1931), Vol. 2, pp. 4-5, 29, 542, 566.
    • 4 Ferris, Mary Walton, Dawes-Gates Ancestral Lines: A Memorial Volume Containing the American Ancestry of Rufus R. D awes, Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Wisconsin Cuneo Press (1931), Vol. 1, pp. 3-10, 58-60, 314, 420.
    • 5 Herrick, Gen. Jedediah and Lucius C. Herrick, M.D., Herrick Genealogy: A Genealogical Register of the Name and Family of Herrick, Columbus, Ohio: Privately Printed (1885), 156.
    • 7 Roberts, Gary Boyd and William Addams Reitwiesner, American Ancestors and Cousins of The Princess of Wales, Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. (1984), 40.