|Charles Sherman Ruggles|
The Ruggles family who came to America first came in at what is or was Roxbury, Massachusetts. Two brothers: Thomas Ruggles & his wife Margaret Dandridge, with their 4 kids (Thomas, John, Samuel and Sarah) as well as John Ruggles with his wife and son - John.
Thomas Ruggles & Margaret Dandridge is our line.
Of the four kids: (Thomas, John, Samuel and Sarah), we come from son Thomas Ruggles & his wife Mary Curtis. The Comic Actor Charles Sherman Ruggles and his Actor - Director brother Wesley Ruggles come from the son John. We are distant cousins.
1. Rogyll Ruggles
2. William Ruggles
3. Thomas Ruggles
4. Nicholas Ruggles
5. Thomas Ruggles (Sr.) & Margaret Dandridge
6. Thomas Ruggles (Jr.) / Mary Curtis 6. John Ruggles / Barbara Bridge
6. John Ruggles ,b. ca 1591, m. Barbara Bridge, 1633, m. Margaret Hammond 1638., d. 6 Oct. 1663/4
7. John Ruggles, b. ca 1632 in Sudbury, Suffolk, England, m. Mary GIBSON, 3 Apr. 1655, m. Sarah DYER, 15
March in Roxbury, Boston, Mass, d. 25 Feb. 1712 in Suffield, Hartford, Conn.
8. Benjamin Ruggles Rev, b. 11 Aug. 1676 in Roxbury, Suffolk, MA, m. Mercy WOODBRIDGE, 19 Nov. 1696 in Wethersfield, Suffield, CT, d. 7 Sept. 1708 in Suffield, Hartford, CT
9. Mercy Benjamin Capt. Joseph (Sr.) (had 16 Kids)
Sarah Benjamin Lois Joseph Mary (Molly) Lazarus Rachel Mercy
Mabel Timothy Ashbel Lucy Anna Elizabeth Mary Samuel
10. Samuel Ruggles Sr. b. 18 Sept. 1750, d. 17 Mar. 1795, m. in Fairfield, CT on 10 June 1779 to Huldah Wakelee, b. 3 June 1758, d. 19 Nov. 1807, Huldah's parents were David Wakelee and Penelope Lacy.
11. Eldad Ruggles 1785-1874 m. Olive Sherman
12. Sherman Booth Ruggles 1810-1879 / Sarah Burr Oakley
13. Charles Sherman Ruggles 1834-1880 / m. Emma Wills
14. Charles Sherman Ruggles 1858-1932 / m. Maria Theresa HEINSCH
15. a.) Charles Heinsch Ruggles also known as Charles Sherman "Charlie" Ruggles - the Actor
15. b.) Wesley Heinsch Ruggles - Silent Actor & Producer
Doug, my husband has been searching for some of the movies and TV shows Charles was in and came across a television series called The Ruggles. At the link is a list of the Ruggles shows and other information. If you scroll down to the Classic TV: Ruggles - Christmas episode, you can actually watch it! ENJOY!!!