Ruth Jackson

1706–
Pasquotank, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Ruth

When Ruth Jackson was born in 1706, in Pasquotank, North Carolina, United States, her father, Daniel Jackson Sr, was 32 and her mother, Mary Brothers, was 27.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Jackson Sr
1674–1737
Mary Brothers
1679–1734
Thomas Jackson
1695–
Daniel Jackson Jr
1696–1756
Elizabeth Jackson
1697–
David Jackson
1700–1751
Joab Jackson
1704–1751
Ruth Jackson
1706–
Ann Jackson
1708–
Moses William Jackson Sr
1710–1757
Elizabeth Alston
1710–
Zacharias Jackson
1713–
Bailey Jackson
1720–
Malachi Jackson
1722–
John Jackson
1726–

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World Events (6)

1711 · The Tuscarora War
Age 5
The British, Dutch, and German settlers fought with the Tuscarora Native Americans, from September 22, 1711- February 11, 1715, in North Carolina.
1718
Age 12
North Carolina is the location of Cape Hatteras, sometimes called the Graveyard of the Atlantic- many shipwrecks have occurred nearby.
1767 · Tryon Palace
Age 61
Built on August 26, 1767, the Tryon Palace became the capitol building for North Carolina. The building was named after William Tryon a British officer and colonial official.

Name Meaning

(1997: 184136;2007: 477223; 2010: 708099)English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from Jack . In North America, this surname has absorbed other patronymics beginning with J- in various European languages, in particular those derived from equivalents or short forms and other derivatives of the personal name Jacob , e.g. Norwegian Jacobsen or Jakobsen and, in some cases, Slovenian Jakše (from a derivative of the personal name Jakob ). This surname is also very common among African Americans (see also 2 below).African American: from the personal name Jackson (or Andrew Jackson), adopted in honor of Andrew Jackson, the 7th president of the US; or adoption of the surname in 1 above, in many cases probably for the same reason.

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

Possible Related Names

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Sources (1)

  • Ruth Jackson, "North Carolina, Marriages, 1759-1979"

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