Ruth Hathaway

Brief Life History of Ruth

When Ruth Hathaway was born on 1 August 1728, in Dighton, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, her father, John Hathaway, was 33 and her mother, Mercy Jones, was 25. She died on 3 September 1733, in her hometown, at the age of 5.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Ruth? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

John Hathaway
Mercy Jones
John Hathaway
Mary Hathaway
Ruth Hathaway
Samuel Hathaway
Martha Hathaway

Sources (1)

  • Ruth Hathaway, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

Name Meaning


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.

Possible Related Names

Discover Even More

As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a FREE Account

Search for Another Deceased Ancestor

Share this with your family and friends.