Ruth Rush

19 February 1816–
Ohio, United States

The Life of Ruth

When Ruth Rush was born on 19 February 1816, in Ohio, United States, her father, John Rush, was 22 and her mother, Elizabeth Babbitt, was 18. She died in Girard, Liberty Township, Trumbull, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Rush
1794–1833
Elizabeth Babbitt
1797–
Ruth Rush
1816–
Susannah Rush
1827–
Isaac B. Rush
1823–1913

Parents and Siblings

    John Rush

    Male1794–1833Male

    Elizabeth Babbitt

    Female1797–Female

siblings

(3)

    Female1816–Female

    Isaac B. Rush

    Male1823–1913Male

    Female1827–Female

World Events (3)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 3

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 4

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.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 20

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived among rushes, from Middle English rush (a collective singular, Old English rysc), or perhaps an occupational name for someone who wove mats, baskets, and other articles out of rushes.2 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ruis ‘descendant of Ros’, a personal name perhaps derived from ros ‘wood’. In Connacht it has also been used as a translation of Ó Luachra ( see Loughrey ).3 Irish: Anglicized form (translation) of Gaelic Ó Fuada, ‘descendant of Fuada’ a personal name meaning ‘hasty’, ‘rushing’ ( see Foody ).

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

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