Jakob Rusch
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Jakob Rusch (abt. 1869)

Jakob Rusch
Born about in Grimm, Saratov, Russiamap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died [date unknown] in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 18 Sep 2018
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Volga German
Jakob Rusch was a Volga German.
Jakob Rusch has German Roots.

Family #473 in the 1897 Grimm census.

1897 Grimm Census [1]

Family # 473
Head of the household Heinrich Rusch, age 61
Wife Anna Katharina Rusch age 63
Child #1 Jakob Rusch, age 28
Wife of Child #1 Christina Margaretha [Grosch] Rusch, age 25
Grandchild #1 Jakob Rusch, age 2
Grandchild #2 Maria Rusch, age 1

1913 New York, Passenger and Crew Lists [2]

In this record, his wife is recorded as the family's closest contact back in Grimm. The entry for this family lists Jakob, his daughter Marie, and three brothers ages 11, 10 and 8. It's not clear if there were younger children who remained in Grimm with his wife mother. There is also the possibility that his wife was pregnant and chose not to immigrate until after her baby was born.

Name: Jakob Russ
Arrival date: 24 Mar 1913
Birth Date: abt 1869
Birth Location: Russia
Birth Location Other: Saratov
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Ethnicity/ Nationality: German
Port of Departure: Liverpool, England
Port of Arrival: New York, New York
Ship Name: Carmania

1920 United States Federal Census [3]

Name: Jacob Ruch Sr. [sic] should be Rusch
Age: 48
Birth Year: abt 1872
Birthplace: Russia
Home in 1920: Chicago Ward 28, Cook (Chicago), Illinois
Street: Armitage Avenue
Residence Date: 1920
Race: White
Gender: Male
Immigration Year: 1912
Relation to Head of House: Father
Marital Status: Married
Father's Birthplace: Russia
Mother's Birthplace: Russia
Native Tongue: German
Able to Speak English: No
Occupation: Machinist
Industry: Machines shop
Employment Field: Wage or Salary
Naturalization Status: Alien
Able to Read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Jacob Ruch 25
Elizabeth Ruch 24
Ernest Ruch 2
Arnold Ruch 42 [sic] should be 1/2 year old, born in 1919
Jacob Ruch 48 father of Jacob, Alex, Henry and Paul
Alex Ruch 20
Henry Ruch 18
Paul Ruch 15

1930 United States Federal Census [4]

Name Jacob Rusch
Event Type Census
Event Date 1930
Event Place Chicago (Districts 2627-2876), Cook, Illinois, United States
Gender Male
Age 62
Marital Status Widowed
Race White
Race (Original) White
Relationship to Head of Household Roomer
Relationship to Head of Household (Original) Roomer
Birth Year (Estimated) 1868
Birthplace Russia
Immigration Year 1912
Father's Birthplace Russia
Mother's Birthplace Russia
Sheet Letter B
Sheet Number 1
Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
Julian Migocki Head M 43 Poland
Jacob Rusch Roomer M 62 Russia
Henry Rusch Roomer M 28 Russia
Paul Rusch Roomer M 26 Russia

Marriage Details [5]

Marriage details were taken from his Petition for Naturalization. A copy is attached to this profile.

Event Date 10 March 1934
Groom Jakob Rusch, widower
Birth Date 1869
Birth Place Grimm, Saratov, Russia
Father Heinrich Rusch
Mother Anna Katharina Schmick or Schmuck
Bride Eva
Birth Date 16 February 1875
Birth Place Logovats, Romania

Naturalization Record [6]

Name Jacob Rusch
Event Type Naturalization
Event Year 1937
Event Place Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States
Age 68
Birth Year (Estimated) 1869

1940 United States Federal Census [7]

Name Jacob Rusch
Event Type Census
Event Date 1940
Event Place Ward 43, Chicago, Chicago City, Cook, Illinois, United States
Sex Male
Age 72
Marital Status Widowed
Race (Original) White
Race White
Relationship to Head of Household (Original) Head
Relationship to Head of Household Head
Birthplace Russia
Birth Year (Estimated) 1868
Last Place of Residence Same Place
Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
Jacob Rusch Head M 72 Russia
Paul Rusch Son M 36 Russia

Death Record [8]

Name: Jacob Rusch
Birth Date: 18 Feb 1869
Birth Place: Grim, Russia
Death Date: 15 Apr 1943
Death Place: Chicago, Cook, Illinois
Burial Date: 17 Apr 1943
Burial Place: Chicago, Cook, Illinois
Cemetery Name: St. Lucas
Death Age: 74
Occupation: Machinist
Race: White
Marital Status: M
Gender: Male
Residence: Chicago, Cook, Illinois
Father Name: Henry Rusch
Father Birth Place: Grim, Russia
Mother Name: Anna Schneck [sic] Schmick
Mother Birth Place: Grim, Russia
Spouse Name: Eva [second wife]
FHL Film Number: 1953848

Death Record for Son Jacob Rusch [9]

Name Jacob Rush
Event Type Death
Event Date 06 Oct 1946
Event Place Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States
Address 1430 N Bell Ave
Gender Male
Age 51
Marital Status Married
Race White
Occupation Baker
Birth Date 04 Dec 1894
Birthplace Grimm, , Russia
Funeral Home Henry W Mueller
Burial Date 09 Oct 1946
Burial Place Chicago, , Illinois
Cemetery St Lucas
Father's Name Jacob Rush
Mother's Name Christina Grosch
Spouse's Name Elizabeth Rush
Informant's Name Elizabeth Rush
Entry Number 28514


  1. 1897 Grimm (Lesnoi Karamysh), Russia Census List, Translated by Richard Rye, Compiled and Edited by John Groh, Contributor Henry Schmick; American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA; Published 2017; page 203, family #473.
  2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, New York, 1820-1897. Microfilm Publication M237, 675 rolls. NAI: 6256867. Records of the U.S. Customs Service, Record Group 36. National Archives at Washington, D.C., Year: 1913; Arrival: New York, New York; Microfilm Serial: T715, 1897-1957; Microfilm Roll: Roll 2035; Line: 12; Page Number: 155. See: https://ancstry.me/2QHSlGm.
  3. 1920 United States Federal Census, Year: 1920; Census Place: Chicago Ward 28, Cook (Chicago), Illinois; Roll: T625_344; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 1723. See: https://ancstry.me/2xu6i1H.
  4. "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XSP6-BHC : accessed 18 September 2018), Jacob Rusch in household of Julian Migocki, Chicago (Districts 2627-2876), Cook, Illinois, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 2745, sheet 1B, line 66, family 17, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 472; FHL microfilm 2,340,207.
  5. National Archives at Chicago; Chicago, Illinois; ARC Title: Petitions for Naturalization, 1906 - 1991; NAI Number: 6756404; Record Group Title: Records of District Courts of the United States, 1685-2009; Record Group Number: RG 21. See: https://ancstry.me/2Nnswxf.
  6. "Illinois, Northern District (Eastern Division), Naturalization Index, 1926-1979," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2HRM-3F3 : 8 November 2017), Jacob Rusch, 1937; citing Naturalization, Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, National Archives and Records Administration, Great Lakes Region, Chicago.
  7. "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K4MJ-7XX : 15 March 2018), Jacob Rusch, Ward 43, Chicago, Chicago City, Cook, Illinois, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 103-2766, sheet 3A, line 1, family 52, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 1008.
  8. "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916–1947." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2010. Ancestry.com. Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011. See: https://ancstry.me/2NnuSMr.
  9. "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2M8-W4X7 : 18 March 2018), Jacob Rush in entry for Jacob Rush, 06 Oct 1946; citing Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, source reference , record number , Cook County Courthouse, Chicago; FHL microfilm .

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