Ruth Dearborn

Female5 May 1766–10 October 1848

Brief Life History of Ruth

When Ruth Dearborn was born on 5 May 1766, in Epping, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Simon Dearborn, was 33 and her mother, Anna Sanborn, was 29. She married James Norris in 1785. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 10 October 1848, at the age of 82, and was buried in Monmouth, Kennebec, Maine, United States.

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James Norris
Ruth Dearborn
Marriage: 1785
Greenlief Kibby Norris

Sources (3)

  • Ruth Dearborn, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Ruth Dearborn, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Ruth Dearborn, "New Hampshire, Births and Christenings, 1714-1904"

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    World Events (8)


    Age 10

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


    Age 10

    Historical Boundaries: 1776: Lincoln, Massachusetts, United States 1799: Kennebec, Massachusetts, United States 1820: Kennebec, Maine, United States

    1788 · The First Presidential Election

    Age 22

    The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

    Name Meaning

    English: unexplained.

    History: Godfrey Dearborn (baptized September 24, 1603 in Willoughby,Lincolnshire, England) came to North America in 1639 and settled inHampton, NH, where he died on February 4, 1686.

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

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