Ruth Hungerford

1705–1758 (Age 52)
Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Ruth

When Ruth Hungerford was born on 16 August 1705, in Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, her father, John Hungerford, was 30 and her mother, Deborah Spencer, was 22. She married Joseph Shipman in 1729, in Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 3 May 1758, in Chesterfield, Montville, New London, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 52.

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Family Time Line

Ruth Hungerford
1705–1758
Joseph Shipman
1702–1793
Marriage: 1729
Martha Shipman
1723–1784
Deborah Shipman
1741–
Ruth Shipman
1745–1836
Thankful Shipman
1747–
Jonathan Shipman
1751–1775
Israel Shipman
1731–1817
Edward Shipman
1733–1804
Joseph Shipman
1737–1809
Priscilla Shipman
1739–1833
Edmund Shipman
1749–1813

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1729
Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America
children

(10)

+5 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Hungerford in Berkshire, named with Old English hungor ‘hunger’ (here probably denoting unproductive land) + ford ‘ford’. This surname has been established in Ireland since the 17th century.

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

Sources (3)

  • Ruth Hungerford, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Ruth Hungerford, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Ruth Ruby Shipman, "Find A Grave Index"

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