George Isaac Rudolph
Rudolph and Catherine Leichtenberger had six children:
1. Margaret Rudolph, born about 1823.
2. Ann Rudolph, born about 1825.
3. George Isaac Rudolph, born about 1826.
4. John Rudolph, born about 1827.
5. Abraham Rudolph, born about 1830.
6. Catherine Rudolph, born about 1834.
Francis Rudolph and his family are in the 1850 Census for the City of Allegheny, First Ward, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania (Image # 11 Roll M432_744)
Enumerator: T. S. McMillian, August 2, 1850
Dwelling # 57, Household # 61, Line 12
Rudolf, Francis age 58 born Germany $10,000 value real estate
Catherine age 73 born Alleg.Co, Pa
Margaret age 27 "
Ann age 25 "
John age 23 " laborer attended school
Abraham age 20 " " "
Catherine age 16 "
Dickson, George age 9
Dickson, Catherine age 8 mos.
His son George Isaac Rudolph I was living nearby (Dwelling # 54, Household # 58)
Rudolf, George age 24 born Alleg.Co, Pa Fisherman
Sarah age 19 "
George age 1 "
Nearby in the 1850 census was Catherine Leichtenberger’s brother John George Leichtenberger, who had changed his name to Lighthill, and his sons.
Francis and his son George Isaac Rudolph I are both listed as fishermen in the 1852 Directory for Allegheny County, PA (page 119)
Rudolph Francis, Fisherman, Rebecca Street
Rudolph George, Fisherman, Rebecca Street
Print Source: Woodward & Rowlands' Pittsburgh directory for 1852 : containing the names of the inhabitants of Pittsburgh and Allegheny.
Woodward and Rowlands' Pittsburgh directory for 1852
98, 24 p. : ill.. ; 23 cm. Pittsburgh: W.S. Haven, 1852.
Francis and his son George Isaac Rudolph I are in the 1857-58 Directory for Pittsburgh and Vicinity by George H Thurston. Also included are a John (his son?) and a Christian (his brother?)
Rudolf, Francis, turner, home Rebecca between Belmont and Ridge, Allegheny
Rodolph, George, fisherman, home corner of Rebecca and Belmont, Allegheny
Rudolph, Christian, warehouseman at Zug and Painters, home Allegheny
Rudolf, John, blacksmith 130 Mulberry Avenue
Rudolph (but not his wife) and his family are in the 1860
census for Allegheny Ward 1, Allegheny, Pennsylvania (Image # 28 Roll
Enumerator: Wm. Ellis, June 6th, 1860, Page 564
Dwelling #160, Family #159, Lines 1 through 11
name age sex occup. Value of Real Estate
Francis Rudolph 69 male wood turner? $12,000
Margaret Rudolph 45 female
John Rudolph 37 male fisherman
Catherine Rudolph 29 female married within year
Catherine Dixon 10 female
William " 9 male
Mary " 7 female
Margaret " 7 female
Sarah " 2 female
George " 15 male bent hears?
John Snyder 37 male "
Francis Rudolph was born in Holland, everyone else in Pennsylvania.
Margaret Rudolph and John Rudolph were over 20 and could read/write
Living nearby was his son George Isaac Rudolph I.
Dwelling # 161, Family #160, Line 12
George Rudolph 37 male fisherman $6,000 real estate, $500 personal
Sarah Rudolph 21 female
George Rudolph 10 male school
William Rudolph 9 male school
Emma Rudolph 7 female school
Edwin Rudolph 5 male
Mary Rudolph 1 female
All born in Pennsylvania.
Estate of George Isaac Rudolph I
Allegheny County Register's and Orphan's Court Proceedings Index Vol 9, page 303, blocks 7 and 8
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