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c.1785 Born in Edinburgh
1835 A mechanic when he arrived in New York
1841 John Ruthven 55, engineer, lived in Edinburgh with Jane Ruthven 30, Mary Ruthven 25, John Ruthven 15, engineer apprentice
1851 John Ruthven 66, engineer, employing app., lived in Edinburgh with Morrison Ruthven 37, Alexia Ruthven 30, Harriet Ruthven 20 and grand-children John R Ruthven 2, Morris W Ruthven 1, Mary Jane Ruthven 1