Ruth Dow

1786–2 January 1864 (Age 78)
New Brunswick, Canada

The Life of Ruth

When Ruth Dow was born in 1786, in New Brunswick, Canada, her father, Enoch Dow Sr., was 42 and her mother, Ruth Morton, was 34. She married Abraham Estey on 17 November 1812, in York, New Brunswick, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 2 January 1864, in York, New Brunswick, Canada, at the age of 78, and was buried in Meductic, York, New Brunswick, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Estey
1790–1876
Ruth Dow
1786–1864
Marriage: 17 November 1812
George Dow Estey
1813–1863
Jerusha C Eleanor Estey
1815–1890
Rhoda P Estey
1817–1907
Mary ESTEY
1820–1889
Lydia Jane Estey
1822–1883
Harvey Abraham Estey
1826–1882
David Estey
1828–1854
Salome Maria Estey
1831–1911

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 November 1812
York, New Brunswick, Canada
children

(8)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

Name Meaning

1 Scottish (also found in Ireland): reduced form of McDow . This surname is borne by a sept of the Buchanans.2 English: variant of Daw .3 Americanized spelling of Dutch Douw, an Old Frisian personal name.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Ruth Dow, "New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789-1950"
  • Ruth Dow Estey, "Find A Grave Index"

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