Cobourg Newspapers
Sheriff Henry Ruttan


Description
Creator:
Paul Kane, Attributed name
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Drawings
Description:
Henry Rutttan served as Lieutenant in the War of 1812. Distinguished conducted at Lundry's Lane where he was wounded. Henry was married to Mary Jones, the daughter of Elias Jones, one of Cobourg's first settlers. By 1820 he became a member of the Legislative Assembly. In 1827 he became the Sheriff of the Newcastle District, but in 1837 he was again elected to House, and became Speaker in 1838. Along with this, Henry was the a Colonel in the militia.
Date of Original:
c. 1840
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
921-24
Collection:
Historical Photographs
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.95977 Longitude: -78.16515
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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Cobourg Public Library
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200 Ontario Street, Cobourg, ON K9A 5P4

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Sheriff Henry Ruttan


Henry Rutttan served as Lieutenant in the War of 1812. Distinguished conducted at Lundry's Lane where he was wounded. Henry was married to Mary Jones, the daughter of Elias Jones, one of Cobourg's first settlers. By 1820 he became a member of the Legislative Assembly. In 1827 he became the Sheriff of the Newcastle District, but in 1837 he was again elected to House, and became Speaker in 1838. Along with this, Henry was the a Colonel in the militia.