Ruth Jackson

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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Daniel Jackson Sr
Mary Brothers
Thomas Jackson
Daniel Jackson Jr
Elizabeth Jackson
David Jackson
Joab Jackson
Ruth Jackson
Ann Jackson
Moses William Jackson Sr
Elizabeth Alston
Zacharias Jackson
Bailey Jackson
Malachi Jackson
John Jackson

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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.
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.

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

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