Ruth Jeffreys

1787–1814 (Age 27)
Monongalia, Virginia, United States

The Life of Ruth

Ruth Jeffreys was born in 1787, in Monongalia, Virginia, United States. She married Jonathan Spurgeon in 1808, in Doddridge, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She died in 1814, in Monongalia, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 27.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan Spurgeon
1787–1853
Ruth Jeffreys
1787–1814
Marriage: 1808
Spurgeon
1806–
James Spurgeon
1808–1878
Elizabeth Spurgeon
1810–1894
John William Spurgeon
1813–1908
Spurgeon
1814–1814

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1808
Doddridge, Virginia, United States
children

(5)

World Events (7)

1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 0

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
1788 · Becomes the 10th state

Age 1

On June 25, 1788 Virginia became the 10th state. 
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 13

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Jeffries .

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

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