Ruth Roberts

about 1823–
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Ruth

When Ruth Roberts was born about 1823, in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, John Roberts, was 27 and her mother, Judith Southwick, was 25.

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John Roberts
Judith Southwick
Susan Ann Roberts
Ruth Roberts
Jemima Roberts
Rachel Roberts
Austin Roberts
Chloe Roberts
Sally Roberts
William Roberts

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World Events (3)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 2

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 7

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1836 · City of Salem Incorporated

Age 13

On March 23, 1836, the city of Salem, Massachusetts was incorporated and three years later adopted a seal and motto

Name Meaning

Rodor-beorht, from rodor, heavens, and beorht, bright, and "s" for sun, son, meaning son of the heavenly bright

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