Ruth Wagstaff

2 December 1847–25 February 1915 (Age 67)
Upper Caldecote, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ruth

When Ruth Wagstaff was born on 2 December 1847, in Upper Caldecote, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Samuel Wagstaff, was 27 and her mother, Lucy Maria Webb, was 27. She married George Jacklin Sr on 17 April 1865, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Northill, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. She died on 25 February 1915, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in American Fork Cemetery, American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Jacklin Sr
Ruth Wagstaff
Marriage: 17 April 1865
Sarah Lucy Jacklin
Ruth Jacklin
George Jacklin Jr
John Jacklin
Ellen Jane Jacklin
Frances Fanny Jacklin
Mary Annie Jacklin
Hannah Jacklin
Jemima Fern Jacklin
Moroni Wagstaff Jacklin

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 April 1865American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1854 · St. George's Hall
    Age 7
    In 1854, St. George's Hall was completed. The site that it sits on is were the Liverpool Infirmary was previously located. The hall was built for entertainment.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 7
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    Age 18
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    Anglo-Saxon: Wæg, a balance, and stæf a staff, stick, pole, meaning a balance pole

    Story Highlight

    Life Sketch of George Jacklin, Ruth Wagstaff and Elizabeth Webb

    Life Sketch of George Jacklin, Ruth Wagstaff and Elizabeth Webb by Ellen Jacklin Tracy These memories of my great-grandfather were written by my aunt Ellen Jacklin Tracy. They were given to her b …

    Sources (73)

    • Ruth Jacklin in household of George Jacklin, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Ruth Wagstaff in entry for John Jacklin and Emeline Preston Sykes, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Ruth Wagstaff in entry for Hannah Jacklin Mcdonald Pectol, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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