Sgt Armour Rucker was born 1843 in Franklin County, Georgia to Elliott Rucker (1817-1887) and Elizabeth Sanders (1818-1864) and died 7 May 1932 Hall County, Georgia of unspecified causes.


Offspring of Sgt Armour Rucker and Amandy
Name Birth Death Joined with
Olivia Rucker (1862-)
Augustus C Rucker (1864-)
July F Rucker (1867-)
Florridia Rucker (1869-)
Malisey C Rucker (1871-)
Belizora Rucker (1874-)
Ellen E Rucker (1883-)

Armour (or Armer) Mack Rucker was a Sargeant in the Confederate Army, serving with the 24th Georgia Infantry Regiment, Co A, alongside several of his siblings and future in-laws. He was an In-law relative to Cpl. Sanders, A.J. (1831-1909) (see below).

Armour enlisted as a Private on 24 Aug 1861. Appointed 1st Corporal in 1864; 1st Sergeant. Captured at Farmsville, 06 Apr 1865, Released at Point Lookout, MD on 17 Jun 1865.

On the Census records, his first wife is Amandy (Born abt 1850) and his second wife is Nancy F. (born abt 1854).

Vital Records

1860 US Federal Census

Earliest record of Armour and his parents and siblings. All members born in Georgia.

  • Ellet Rucker = M/43
  • Elizabeth Rucker - F/42
  • Armour M Rucker - M/16
  • Elizabeth H Rucker - F/14
  • Russel D Rucker - M/12
  • Martha F Rucker - F/7
  • Mourning C Rucker - F/3

1880 US Federal Census

US Federal Census - taken 9th Jun 1880 for 2nd District, Banks County, GA. (Page 17) This shows a good portion of children. Everyone is listed born in Georgia. Armour's parents birthplace is Virginia.

  • Armer Rucker - M/55 - Ocp: Farmer
  • Amandy Rucker - F/50
  • Olivia Rucker - F/18
  • Augustus C Rucker - M/16
  • July F Rucker - F/13
  • Florridia Rucker - F/11
  • Malisey C Rucker - F/9
  • Belizora Rucker - F/6

1910 US Federal Census

Taken at Glade, Hall Co, Georgia Last record found of Armour before his second wife's death. All born in Georgia.

  • Armour M Rucker - M/67 - Head of Household
  • Nancy F Rucker - F/57 - wife
  • William H Sympson - M/39 - son-in-law
  • Ellen E Sympson - F/38 - daughter
  • Maud C Sympson - F/11 - granddaughter
  • Correen Sympson - F/9 - granddaughter

1920 US Federal Census

Taken at Glade, Hall Co, Georgia. (Could be same place as in 1910?) Last record found before his death. Living with the family of his daughter in law, Ellen E Sampson. All members born in Georgia.

  • William H Sampson - M/48
  • Ellen E Sampson - F/47
  • Careen Sampson - F/19
  • Armour M Rucker - M/76 - Father-in-law - Status: Widowed




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