Ruthe Alice Ashcraft

1824–
West Virginia, United States

The Life of Ruthe Alice

When Ruthe Alice Ashcraft was born in 1824, in West Virginia, United States, her father, Ezekiel Ashcraft, was 49 and her mother, Hester Oatley Hardin, was 44. She lived in Marion, Virginia, United States in 1850.

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Family Time Line

Ezekiel Ashcraft
1775–1830
Hester Oatley Hardin
1780–1852
Sarah Ashcraft
1800–1899
Amos Ashcraft
1808–
Aaron Ashcraft
1816–1889
Rebecca Ashcraft
1801–1876
Mary Ashcraft
1802–1875
Anna Esther Ashcraft
1806–1880
William Ashcraft
1809–1897
John Ashcraft
1810–1874
Uriah Ashcraft
1812–1897
Barbara Ashcraft
1818–1901
Ruthe Alice Ashcraft
1824–

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World Events (8)

1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 0

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 
1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 0

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 
1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 37

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

Name Meaning

Altered form of English Ashcroft .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Ruth Ashcraft in household of Esther Ashcraft, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Anna Ashcraft in the 1880 United States Federal Census

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