Ruth Tarbell

Brief Life History of Ruth

When Ruth Tarbell was born on 27 March 1739, in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Cornelius Tarbell, was 49 and her mother, Mary Sharp, was 48.

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Family Time Line

Cornelius Tarbell
Mary Sharp
Sarah Tarbell
Jonathan Tarbell
Cornelius Tarbell
David Tarbell
Mary Tarbell
Nathan Tarbel
Nathaniel Tarbell
William Tarbell
Mary Tarbell
Ruth Tarbell

Sources (3)

  • Ruth Tarball, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Ruth Tarball, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Ruth Tarball, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

World Events (3)

1760 · Salem Social Library Organized

The Salem Social Library was organized on May 20, 1761. It was a privately funded library in Salem, Massachusetts. Most of the volumes in the library were gifts from people.

1762 · Derby Wharf

Derby Wharf was built by the Derby family 1762. It is the longest Wharf in Salem stretching to half- mile in length.

1766 · Salem Marine Society Instituted

Founded in 1766 by a group of sea captains, the society was ment to help other sea captians and their families.

Name Meaning

Possibly English: unexplained.

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

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