Ruth Dunbar

30 January 1693–9 November 1716 (Age 23)
Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Ruth

When Ruth Dunbar was born on 30 January 1693, in Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Joseph Dunbar, was 30 and her mother, Christian Mary Gardner, was 24. She died on 9 November 1716, in her hometown, at the age of 23.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Dunbar
1662–1725
Christian Mary Gardner
1668–1726
Eleanora Dunbar
1680–
Joanna Dunbar
1692–1756
Mary Dunbar
1695–1764
Samuel Dunbar
1710–1756
Ruth Dunbar
1693–1716
Deborah Dunbar
1697–1772
Jael Dunbar
1698–1772
Joseph Dunbar
1700–1700
Joseph Dunbar
1702–1782
David Dunbar
1704–1760
Johnathan Dunbar
1706–1779
Daniel Dunbar
1708–1727
Sarah Dunbar
1709–1761
Samuel Southworth Dunbar
1715–1752
Hannah Dunbar
1715–1725

Parents and Siblings

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Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Dunbar, a place on the North Sea coast near Edinburgh, named with Gaelic dùn ‘fort’ + barr ‘top’, ‘summit’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Ruth Dunbar, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Ruth Dunbarr, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Ruth Dunbar, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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