Ruth Tarbell

27 March 1739–
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Ruth

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

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Family Time Line

Deacon Cornelius Tarbell
1690–1765
Mary Sharp
1691–1783
Sarah Tarbell
1718–1809
Jonathan Tarbell
1720–1816
Cornelius Tarbell
1721–1803
David Tarbell
1723–1754
Mary Tarbell
1726–1730
Nathaniel Tarbell
1728–1755
William Tarbell
1730–
Ruth Tarbell
1731–1757
Mary Tarbell
1733–
Ruth Tarbell
1739–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1760 · Salem Social Library Organized

Age 21

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

Age 23

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

Age 27

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.

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

Sources (3)

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

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