Rutha Canady

Female1813–October 1862

Brief Life History of Rutha

When Rutha Canady was born in 1813, in Maury, Tennessee, United States, her father, Isaac T. Canady, was 29 and her mother, Sarah "Sally" Pritchett, was 29. She married Walter M. Thedford on 8 July 1838, in Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Gibson, Gibson, Tennessee, United States in 1850. She died in October 1862, in Gibson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 49.

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Walter M. Thedford
Rutha Canady
Marriage: 8 July 1838
Delitha Emeline Thedford
William Thedford
about 1853–

Sources (20)

  • Martha Hudford, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Ruthee Canady, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Isaac Canady Will - Tennessee, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1779

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 July 1838Tennessee, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (7)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 6

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    1820 · Making States Equal

    Age 7

    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 17

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of Irish and Scottish Kennedy . Compare Canada , Canaday , and Kanady .

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

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