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Rusk Early Origins



The surname Rusk was first found in Perthshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Pheairt) former county in the present day Council Area of Perth and Kinross, located in central Scotland, where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Scotland to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Rusk Spelling Variations


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Rusk Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Rusk, Ruskie, Ruskyn, Rusken, Ruskin, Rusky and others.

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Rusk Early History


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Rusk Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rusk research. Another 170 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1296 and 1306 are included under the topic Early Rusk History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Rusk Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rusk Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Rusk Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Rusk Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • William Rusk, who landed in Virginia in 1652 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Rusk Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James Rusk, who settled in New York in 1804
  • James Rusk, aged 23, who arrived in New York, NY in 1804 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Thomas J Rusk, who arrived in Texas in 1835 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Samuel Rusk, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • John Rusk, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1851

Rusk Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Andrew Rusk U.E. (b. 1743) who settled in Ernest Town [Ernestown], Lennox & Addington, Ontario c. 1786 he served in the King's Royal Regiment of New York, married in 1790 to Elizabeth Cook having 4 children [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Rusk Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • William Rusk, aged 32, a gardener, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Resolute" in 1865
  • Mary Rusk, aged 33, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Resolute" in 1865
  • Richard Rusk, aged 2, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Resolute" in 1865

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Contemporary Notables of the name Rusk (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Rusk (post 1700)



  • Thomas Jefferson Rusk (1803-1857), Texas military man and politician, U.S. Senator 1846-1857
  • Roger Rusk (1906-1994), American Bible scholar and brother of Dean Rusk
  • Jeremiah McLain Rusk (1830-1893), Wisconsin politician and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture (1889-1893)
  • Harry Welles Rusk (1852-1926), American politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Maryland (1886-1897)
  • Jeremiah McLain Rusk (1830-1893), American Republican politician, Member of Wisconsin State Assembly, 1862; U.S. Representative from Wisconsin, 1871-77; Governor of Wisconsin, 1882-89; U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, 1889-93
  • Harry Welles Rusk (1852-1926), American Democrat politician, Member of Maryland State Senate, 1884-86; U.S. Representative from Maryland 3rd District, 1886-97; Maryland Democratic State Chair, 1898-1908
  • Edward T. Rusk, American politician, Representative from Iowa 3rd District, 1996
  • Donald M. Rusk, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 40th District, 1992, 1994
  • David Dean Rusk (1909-1994), American politician, Secretary of State, 1961-69
  • David Rusk (b. 1940), American Democrat politician, Mayor of Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1977-81
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Rusk Historic Events


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Rusk Historic Events




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Rusk Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Other References

  1. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  3. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  5. Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans: The Romantic Heritage of the Scottish Clans and Families. Godalming: Bramley, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-86283-880-0).
  6. Paul, Sir James Balfour. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland Second Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1903. Print.
  7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  9. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  10. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  11. ...

The Rusk Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rusk Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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