John Gibbs Ruan
M, b. 5 January 1798, d. 28 October 1868
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- John Gibbs Ruan was born on 5 January 1798 in Frankford, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.
- He married Amanda M. Kilbee, daughter of William T. Kilbee and Huldah (?), on 22 May 1845 in Marianna, Jackson County, Florida.
- The following appeared on 4 June 1845 in the Columbus Inquirer: [Married] In Marianna, Florida, on the 22nd ultimo, by the Rev. Mr. Baker, Mr. John G. Ruan, merchant at Apalachicola, to Mrs. Amanda M. Clark, of the former place.
- John Gibbs Ruan and Amanda M. Kilbee appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1850 in Franklin County, Florida. Other members of the household included Rebecca L. Clark, Susan Mary Clark, Mary Eliza Ruan, John Gibbs Ruan, William R. Ruan and William Rodman Ruan.
- He was a merchant, according to the 1850 census.
- John Gibbs Ruan and Amanda M. Kilbee appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1860 in Apalachicola, Franklin County, Florida. Other members of the household included Mary Eliza Ruan, John Gibbs Ruan, William R. Ruan, Laura Caroline Ruan, Annie Campbell Ruan, Martha Rodman Ruan, Rebecca L. Clark, Susan Mary Clark and William Rodman Ruan. Physician Robert Williamson, age 55, was is living nearby.
- He was a commission merchant, according to the 1860 census.
- His wife Amanda M. Kilbee became a widow at his death.
- John Gibbs Ruan died on 28 October 1868 at age 70 in Apalachicola, Franklin County, Florida.
- He was buried at Chestnut Cemetery in Apalachicola, Franklin County, Florida.
- Last Edited: 27 Aug 2012
Family: Amanda M. Kilbee b. 9 November 1817, d. 18 March 1899
- Mary Eliza Ruan b. 5 April 1846, d. 14 August 1916
- John Gibbs Ruan+ b. December 1847, d. 2 February 1907
- William R. Ruan b. 5 June 1849, d. 8 September 1887
- Laura Caroline Ruan b. 14 April 1851, d. circa March 1875
- Annie Campbell Ruan b. 7 May 1853, d. 28 December 1916
- Martha Rodman Ruan b. circa 1855, d. 3 September 1945