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Joseph J. Rutzer
Joseph Rutzer in 1891 cash-claimed a quarter in section 18, 4N 46W - just a couple of miles south of the Pleasant Valley church..
The 1900 census of Coos County, Oregon has a Joseph Rutzer, born October 1862 in Switzerland, immigrating in 1884. He's a dairyman, living alone.
In 1907 he's listed as a dairyman in Wadding, 38 miles from Eureka, California.
John A. Lett, in 1907, sued Joseph Rutzer for his interest in the quarter.
In 1910 Humboldt County, California Joseph Rutzer is 48, still single. still a dairyman.
He registered to vote as a Republican in 1910.
He's listed in the 1914 Polk's Directory of Humboldt County
In 1920 Humboldt County he's a boarder with 71-year-old Benjamin Marolf, laborer on a dairy farm.
|Justus Rutzer||21y||Le Havre|
A relative might be Mary Christina Rutzer, born in Switzerland in 1858, immigrating in 1891, spending her life at the Mt. Angel Academy - Oregon - died in 1947, and is buried in the Benedictine Cemetery there
|This might not be related, but Rutzer is such a rare surname.....
Baker City, Oregon
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