Ruth Arnold

1 October 1753–25 February 1784 (Age 30)
Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Ruth

When Ruth Arnold was born on 1 October 1753, in Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, her father, Stephen Arnold, was 25 and her mother, Rachel Arnold Arnold, was 22. She married Elisha Bartlett on 5 September 1769, in Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Providence, Rhode Island, United States in 1753. She died on 25 February 1784, at the age of 30, and was buried in North Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elisha Bartlett
1742–1804
Ruth Arnold
1753–1784
Marriage: 5 September 1769
Alpha Bartlett
1771–1808
Patience Bartlett
1773–1844
Mary Bartlett
1776–1867
George Bartlett
1777–1812
Oliver Bartlett
1778–1812
Otis Bartlett
1778–1855
Abigail Bartlett
1782–1784

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 September 1769
Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, United States
children

(7)

    Alpha Bartlett

    Female1771–1808Female

    Patience Bartlett

    Female1773–1844Female

    Mary Bartlett

    Female1776–1867Female

    George Bartlett

    Male1777–1812Male

    Oliver Bartlett

    Male1778–1812Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (4)

1776

Age 23

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 23

Rhode Island was first to declare its independence from Britain on May 4, 1776.
1780 · French Occupy Newport

Age 27

During 1780 to 1781, over 12,000 French troops occupy Newport, Rhode Island.

Name Meaning

1 English and German: from a very widely used personal name of Germanic origin, composed of the elements arn ‘eagle’ + wald ‘rule’. In addition, it has probably absorbed various European cognates and their derivatives (for the forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).2 English: habitational name from either of the two places called Arnold ( see Arnall ).3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): adoption of the German personal name, at least in part on account of its resemblance to the Jewish name Aaron .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruth in entry for Patience Bartlet, "Rhode Island Town Deaths Index, 1639-1932"
  • Ruth in entry for Alpha Bartlet, "Rhode Island Town Deaths Index, 1639-1932"
  • Ruth in entry for Mary Bartlet, "Rhode Island Town Deaths Index, 1639-1932"

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