Ruth Calvert

5 March 1811–2 May 1861 (Age 50)
Houghton by Warrington, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ruth

When Ruth Calvert was born on 5 March 1811, in Houghton by Warrington, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Calvert, was 33 and her mother, Karen Happuck Buskey, was 30. She married John Bond on 3 May 1830, in Blackburn, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Blackburn, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1841. She died on 2 May 1861, in Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Bond
Ruth Calvert
Marriage: 3 May 1830
James Bond

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 May 1830Blackburn, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


    Parents and Siblings



    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    Age 4
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 14
    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.

    Name Meaning

    English (northern): occupational name from Middle English calfhirde, from Old English (Anglian) calf ‘calf’ + hierde ‘herdsman’.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Ruth Calvert and son James Bond

    Immigration England to United States 1848 Reason This Information Is Correct Ruth crossed the Atlantic in 1848 on the ship Erin's Queen thus preceeding her son James Bond by one year. She and Ja …

    Sources (17)

    • Ruth Bond (40 yr old), Salt Lake, Utah Territory, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Ruth Bond (30 yr old) in household of John Bond, Blackburn, Lancashire, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Ruth Bond in entry for James Bond, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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