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Family of Carol Anita Rucks

Updated June 17, 2008

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I began researching my family completely by accident. I was in the public library one day and saw these "old" people with microfilm. I asked someone what they were doing and she said, "Want to try your family name?". I was hooked. That was almost nine years and 6,000 linked names on my family tree ago. I am a detail person and look for the smallest, most minute details. Sometimes days will produce just a piece of the puzzle. But that is okay. I know who I am and from where I came. I believe in a life everlasting. This is my family. It will be my family for all of eternity. I cannot tell you the feeling of standing at the grave of a family member and knowing this is where my family once gathered, be it 50, 100, to 188 years ago and still we go on. I laugh when some ask me, "Aren't you finished with your research?". It will NEVER be finished!!!!

Family Photos
  • James Crofford RUCKS 1888-1970 (27 KB)
    James Crofford RUCKS b. 19 Dec 1888 d. 12 Jan 1970 married to Ruby Whitfield GAY b. 4 April 1891 d. 24 August 1972 James Crofford RUCKS is a son of Thomas Burell RUCKS (1866-1959) & Winifred Arabelle "Belle" CROLEY RUCKS (1866-1901).
  • Thomas Burel "Tommy" Rucks & Sons, Dekalb Co., AL (215 KB)
    lrft to right: Emmett O'Neil RUCKS, Hobert William RUCKS, Ernest Homer RUCKS, Gordon Thomas RUCKS, William Girvus RUCKS, Otis Marshall RUCKS, Seated l to r: James Crofford RUCKS, Thomas Burel RUCKS, Hobson N. RUCKS
  • Jonathan Earl RUCKS Sr. (1919-1999) (11 KB)
    This was picture was taken at home on 27 June 1981 in Okeechobee County, Florida. He was 62 years old at the time and was getting ready for the wedding of Robin Lynne RUCKS to Allen Harold SIMS later that evening @ 7:00 pm.
  • Corrye Dalton HUDSON RUCKS 1898-1926 (55 KB)
    This is my great grandmother "Kari". She was born 21 March 1898 and died 2 November 1926 @ the age of 28. She was the first wife of Otis Marshall Rucks, Sr. & mother to Jonathan Earl Rucks, Sr. She was pregnant with their 2nd child upon her death.
  • Davis Brent RUCKS Family ca 1962 Duval County, FL (50 KB)
    Taken around early 1962 in Duval County, Jacksonville, Florida, Rita Ann LASSETER RUCKS b. 1941, Carol Anita "Carolina" RUCKS b. 1961 Davis Brent RUCKS b. 1941
  • Carol Anita "Carolina" Rucks (20 KB)
    Carol Anita "Carolina" Rucks born 7 Sep 1961
  • Carol Anita "Carolina" RUCKS (26 KB)
    Taken December 2007, Clarkston, Atlanta, Dekalb County, Georgia Born 7 September 1961 Daughter of Davis Brent RUCKS & Rita Ann LASSETER RUCKS
  • Carol Anita "Carolina" Rucks b. 7 Sep 1961 (201 KB)
    Carol Anita "Carolina" Rucks b 7 Sep 1961, daughter of Davis Brent Rucks (1941-) & Rita Ann Lasseter Rucks (1941-). Photo was taken @ Lake Lanier, Hall County, Georgia ca 1983
  • Carol Anita RUCKS "Carolina" (29 KB)
    Taken May 2008 Clarkston, Dekalb County, Georgia Age 46
  • Hannah Alexandra Rucks-Zaoui b. 15 Feb 1994 (41 KB)
    Hannah Alexandra Rucks-Zaoui b. 15 Feb 1994 is the daughter of Jill Antoinette Rucks (1963-) & Abdellah Zaoui (1958-). Abdellah is currently a flight engineer with Algerian Air Force.
  • Hannah Alexandra Rucks-Zaoui b. 15 Feb 1994 (32 KB)
    Daughter of Jill Antoinette Rucks Zaoui (1963-) & Abdellah Zaoui (1958-). Abdellah is a flight engineer with Algerian Air Force.
  • Carol Anita "Carolina" Rucks b. 7 Sep 1961 (87 KB)
    Graduation from Brenau Women's College Gainesville, Hall County, Georgia, May 1983 BA Degree in Political Science
  • Jonathan Earl Rucks, Sr. (25 Sep 1919-4 July 1999) (52 KB)
    Jonathan Earl Rucks, Sr. was the son of Otis Marshall "O.M." Rucks, Sr. (1891-1964) & Corrye Dalton Hudson Rucks (1898-1926). he was the husband of Mary Emily "Merry" Brown Rucks (1922-). This picture was made ca 1938 following a near fatal motorcycle accident. Earl remained in a coma for 28 days before awakening. His life was never the same again.
  • J.E. Rucks "Earl" & M.E. Brown Rucks "Merry" 1940 (103 KB)
    These are my grandparents Jonathan Earl Rucks, Sr. & Mary Emily "Merry" Brown Rucks in Dania, Broward County, Florida around 1940.
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