Ruth Ives Jones

19 November 1825–10 March 1911 (Age 85)
Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Ruth Ives

When Ruth Ives Jones was born on 19 November 1825, in Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, her father, Merlin Jones, was 30 and her mother, Roxana Ives, was 26. She married Davis Bartholomew on 27 March 1851, in Carterville, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1852. She died on 10 March 1911, in Kanesville, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Davis Bartholomew
Ruth Ives Jones
Marriage: 27 March 1851
Henry Dexter Bartholomew
Davis Sirrine Bartholomew
Josephine Bartholomew
Merlin Jones Bartholomew
Serena Bartholomew
Hanna Bartholomew
Charlotte Ives Bartholomew
John Edward Bartholomew
Elizabeth Bartholomew
Mary Ann Bartholomew

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 March 1851Carterville, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1829 · Farmington Canal Opened
    Age 4
    Farmington Canal spans 2,476 acres, starting from New Haven, Connecticut, and on to Northampton, Massachusetts. The groundbreaking for the canal was in 1825 and opened in 1829.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 5
    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.
    1848 · Slavery is Abolished
    Age 23
    In 1840, the American Anti-Slavery Society split and slavery started being outlawed in the state. In Canterbury, Connecticut, Prudence Crandall started a school for young African American girls. The people got mad and Crandall was taken to court. The case was lost and that was the beginning of many other cases that would be lost, but it was also the start of having slavery abolished.

    Name Meaning

    English and Welsh: from the Middle English personal name Jon(e) (see John ), with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. The surname is especially common in Wales and southern central England. It began to be adopted as a non-hereditary surname in some parts of Wales from the 16th century onward, but did not become a widespread hereditary surname there until the 18th and 19th centuries. In North America, this surname has absorbed various cognate and like-sounding surnames from other languages. It is (including in the sense 2 below) the fifth most frequent surname in the US. It is also very common among African Americans and Native Americans.English: habitational or occupational name for someone who lived or worked ‘at John's (house)’.

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

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    Sources (29)

    • Ruth Bartholemew in household of * H, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Ruth Ives Jones in entry for Merlin Jones Bratholomew, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Ruth J Bartholomew in household of David Bartholomew, "United States Census, 1870"

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