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.

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Family Time Line

John Hathaway
1695–1733
Mercy Jones
1703–1786
John Hathaway
1724–1800
Mary Hathaway
1726–1794
Ruth Hathaway
1728–1733
Samuel Hathaway
1730–1733
Martha Hathaway
1733–1767

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

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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