Ruth Hathaway

Female13 April 1754–

Brief Life History of Ruth

When Ruth Hathaway was born on 13 April 1754, in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Ebenezer Hathaway, was 36 and her mother, Ruth Hatch, was 34. She married Matthew Perry on 1 March 1777, in Dighton, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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Family Time Line

Matthew Perry
1754–1831
Ruth Hathaway
1754–
Marriage: 1 March 1777
John Derius Perry
1793–1870

Sources (8)

  • Ruth Hathaway, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Ruth Hathaway, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910"
  • Ruth Hathaway, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 March 1777Dighton, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    Name Meaning

    English:

    from the Middle English personal name Hatewi (Old English Heathuwīg), or from ancient Germanic Hathuwic, Hadewic, all ‘war’ + ‘war, battle’.

    topographic name for someone who lived at or near a road across a heath, from Middle English he(a)th ‘heath’ + wei(e) ‘way’ (Old English hǣth + weg).

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

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