(Rust and Boettner)
Updated/Edited: 22 Mar 2015
Rust Name Meaning
Swiss German: topographic name for someone who lived by a prominent elm tree, Rust (Old High German ruost), or in northern Germany for someone who lived by a resting place or halt along a route, from Middle Low German ruste ‘rest’.English (chiefly East Anglia) and Scottish: nickname for someone with red hair or a ruddy complexion, from Old English rust ‘rust’ (from a Germanic root meaning ‘red’).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
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This is the ancestry of Claude Delano Rust, beginning with his (Prussian) German immigrant ancestor, Paul Rust, in the 18th century:
First Generation in America
(Bruce and Brad’s 4th Great Grandfather)
1. PAUL¹ RUST was born in Prussia about 1740 and died in Pennsylvania about 1790. He married in Prussia about 1760, MARY MAGDALENE STINCHCOMB.
For more information about Paul Rust: Descendants of Paul Rust
Children of Paul and Mary (Stinchcomb) Rust:
i. HANNAH² RUST, born prob. Baltimore Co., MD on 3 Sep 1762.
ii. CHARLES² RUST, born in Pennsylvania on 3 Apr 1764.
iii. JONATHAN RUST abt. 1766
iv. LENARD RUST
v. PAUL RUST
vi. THOMAS RUST
vii. SARAH RUST
viii. MARY RUST, b. about 1776 m. in Baltimore Co., 26 Dec 1798, Michael Clery
ix. NANCY RUST b. abt. 1778
x. SAMUEL RUST b. abt. 1780 m. in Baltimore Co., 21 Jul 1802, Martha Dean
(Bruce and Brad’s 3rd Great Grandfather)
2. CHARLES² RUST (Paul¹) was born in Pennsylvania on 3 Apr 1764 and died in Baltimore, Baltimore County, Maryland on 10 February 1815. He married in Baltimore County on 5 Jan 1783, MARY MAGDALENE SHARMILLER.
Children of Charles and Mary Magdalene (Sharmiller) Rust:
i. JOHN RUST b. in Baltimore in 1785 died 1815
ii. CATHERINE RUST b. in Baltimore in 1786
iii. DOROTHEA RUST b. in Baltimore in 1788 m.Baltimore Co., 9 Mar 1805, Benjamin Parlett
iv. NANCY ANN RUST b. in Baltimore in 1790
v. GEORGE WASHINGTON³ RUST b. Baltimore, MD 29 Jan 1792
vi. CHARLES RUST b. in Baltimore in 1793 died very young
vii. PAUL RUST b. in Baltimore in 1794
viii. CHARLES S. RUST b. in Baltimore in 1795
ix. ABRAHAM RUST b. in Baltimore in 1797
x. ANDREW RUST b. in Baltimore in 1799 d. 1815
xi. LYDIA D. RUST b. in Baltimore in 1802 Twin?
xii. JESSE RUST b. Baltimore Jun 1802 Twin?
xiii. MARY RUST b. in Baltimore in 1804
HENRY RUST b. Maryland in 1807
LEVI RUST b. in Baltimore in 1810
(Bruce and Brad’s 2nd Great-Grandfather)
3. GEORGE WASHINGTON³ RUST (Charles², Paul¹) was born in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland on 29 Jan 1792 and died in Keene, Adams County, Illinois on 3 Mar 1874. He married MARY MCCHESNEY.
George was baptized at St. Paul Protestant Episcopal Church in Baltimore, Maryland on 19 Oct 1792. He left Maryland before 30 Jan 1833 when his son Charles Wesley was born in Ohio.
Children of George Washington and Mary (McChesney) Rust:
CHARLES WESLEY RUST b. in Clermont County, Ohio on 30 Jan 1833
SAMUEL MCCHESNEY4 RUST b. in Keene, Illinois on 21 Dec 1835
(Bruce and Brad’s Great Grandfather)
4. SAMUEL MCCHESNEY4 RUST (George W.³, Charles², Paul¹) was born in Keene, Adams County, Illinois on 21 Dec 1835 and died in Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington on 18 Aug 1925. He married in Adams County, Illinois on 7 Oct 1860, first, REBECCA E. CRANK. Rebecca died in Adams County on 10 Sep 1866. He married in Lincoln Township, Putnam County, Missouri on 27 Dec 1870, ISABEL E. “Bell” MARTIN.
Children of Samuel McChesney and Rebecca E. (Crank) Rust:
i. MARY5 RUST b. about 1862 in Adams County, Illinois
Children of Samuel McChesney and Isabel E. (Martin) Rust:
i. CLAUDE DELANO5 RUST b. in Missouri on 14 Oct 1871
ii. CHAUNCEY GEORGE RUST b. in Missouri on 31 Jan 1873
iii. LAFAUN C. RUST b. Missouri and died in Washington
iv. FANNIE RUST b. in Missouri about 1875
v. MAUDE RUST b. in Missouri in 1877
vi. OTTO J. RUST b. in Missouri in 1878
(Bruce and Brad’s Grandfather)
5. CLAUDE DELANO5 RUST (Samuel M.4, George W.³, Charles², Paul¹) was born in Kirksville, Adair County, Missouri on 14 Oct 1871 and died in Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington on 2 Oct 1933. He married in Pierce on 16 Oct 1907, ANNA LENA BOETTNER.
14 Oct – Born in Kirksville, Adair, Missouri
5 Jun – Age 8 and living with the family in Lincoln, Putnam, Missouri.
16 Oct – Dr. C. D. Rust married Miss Annie L. Bittner in Spanaway, Pierce County, Washington, by Minister E. A. Erickson. Witnesses: Dr. C. M. L. Briscoe and Mrs. C. E. Mahon.
Living at 910 E. 34th in Tacoma, Washington and practicing as an Osteopath.
2 May – US Census Claude D., Annie L. and Ulna E. (age 1 year and 10 mos.) all living in Spanaway, Pierce, Washington. Their next-door neighbors were Samuel M., Isabel E. and Maud Rust.
Claude D. and Annie L. Rust are in the Bellingham, Washington Directory
Children of Claude Delano and Anna Lena (Boettner) Rust:
i. ULNA ELLEN6 RUST b. in Pierce County, Washington in 1908. She married, first, in Pierce County, on 19 Jun 1928, DAVID V. RICE, of Pierce County.
ii. CHAUNCEY GEORGE6 RUST b. in Tacoma, Pierce, Washington on 8 Oct 1917 and died in Redwood City, San Mateo County, California on 4 Jun 1993.
iii. ZELLA LENA6 RUST b. in Pierce County, Washington on 29 Jun 1916 and died in San Jose, California on 26 Dec 2005. She married, first, CHARLES NEWTON MATTHEWS.
iv. SAMUEL MCCHESNEY6 RUST born
6. i. ULNA ELLEN6 RUST (Claude D.5, Samuel M.4, George W.³, Charles², Paul¹) was born in Pierce County, Washington in 1908. She married, first, in Pierce County on 19 Jun 1928, DAVID V. RICE of Pierce County.
6. ii. CHAUNCEY GEORGE6 RUST
6. iii. ZELLA LENA6 RUST
6. iv. SAMUEL MCCHESNEY6 RUST
References and Sources:
Descendants of Paul Rust website created by Richard M. Caudle.