Ruth Atkins

Truro, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Ruth

When Ruth Atkins was born on 25 February 1776, in Truro, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Shubel Atkins, was 28 and her mother, Jerusha Dyer, was 28.

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Ruth Atkins
Thomas Hopkins KENNEY

Spouse & Children

  • Female1776–Female

  • Thomas Hopkins KENNEY


Parents & Siblings



  • Isaiah Atkins


  • Shubel Atkins


  • Reuben Atkins


  • Reuben Atkins


  • Female1776–Female

World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 5

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1783 · A Free America

Age 7

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Age 32

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Atkin .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Ruth Atkins, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Ruth Atkins, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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