Ruth Ann Missouri Ducket

24 October 1854–1 May 1886 (Age 31)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Ruth Ann Missouri

When Ruth Ann Missouri Ducket was born on 24 October 1854, in Georgia, United States, her father, Elijah Duckett, was 25 and her mother, Sarah Ann Rochester, was 26. She married Franklin Fernanden Mc Cowen on 15 January 1874. They were the parents of at least 7 daughters. She lived in Mississippi, United States in 1870 and Union Township, Dunklin, Missouri, United States in 1880. She died on 1 May 1886, in Campbell Township, Douglas, Missouri, United States, at the age of 31.

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Franklin Fernanden Mc Cowen
Ruth Ann Missouri Ducket
Marriage: 15 January 1874
Florence McCowen
Viola McCowen
Venola McCowen
Louelea McCowen
Adabelle McCowen
Adielia McCowen
Cora Etta McCowen

Spouse and Children

15 January 1874




    Venola McCowen


    Louelea McCowen


    Adabelle McCowen


+2 More Children

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+7 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 6

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Age 7

Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

1 English (East Anglia): nickname meaning ‘diver’, from an agent derivative of Middle English douke(n) ‘to dive’ (a word that is probably related to duck (the bird).2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): unexplained.3 North German (Dücker) and Dutch: from the term for a duck or diving bird (from du(c)ken ‘to dive or duck’), probably applied as a nickname for someone thought to resemble the duck, but perhaps in some cases a metonymic occupational name for fowler or for a furrier who used the pelts of diving birds in his trade.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruthey A Mcconn in household of Frank Mcconn, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ruthy Ducket in household of Elijah Ducket, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Lucy Duckett in household of Elija Duckett, "United States Census, 1870"

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