Ruth Connell

about 1808–21 July 1868 (Age 60)
Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Ruth

When Ruth Connell was born about 1808, in Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Robert Connell, was 30 and her mother, Nancy Thomas, was 24. She married William Doherty about 1828. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Bridgeton, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1851. She died on 21 July 1868, in Blantyre, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

William Doherty
1807–1870
Ruth Connell
1808–1868
Marriage: about 1828
Agnes Docherty
1828–
Doherty
1830–
Margaret Dougharty
1840–
Margaret Doherty
1830–
Charles Docherty
1832–
Elisabeth Halden Docherty
1834–
Charles Docherty
1837–
Robert Dougharty
1843–1912

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1828
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1811 · The Tron Riot

Age 3

The Tron riot was a riot which occurred in Edinburgh, Scotland on New Year's Eve. A group of young men attacked and robbed wealthier passers-by. One police officer was killed in the riot. Though the total count of participants is unknown, sixty-eight youths were arrested, with five sentenced to death for their actions during the riot.
1815

Age 7

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1830

Age 22

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: reduced form of McConnell or O'Connell .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Ruth Connel in household of Wm Dougharty, "Scotland Census, 1851"
  • Ruth Docherty in household of William Docherty, "Scotland Census, 1861"
  • Ruth Connell in entry for Agnes Docherty, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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