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Ruth Talbot (Sweetnam)

Birthplace: Sittingbourne, Dover, Kent, England
Death: Died in Layton, Davis County, Utah, United States
Place of Burial: Kaysville, Davis County, Utah, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Thomas Sweetnam, (3), Snr, SV/PROG and Jane Sweetnam (Barton)
Wife of Henry Talbot, b5
Mother of Henry James Talbot; John Josiah Talbot; Thomas Benjamin Talbot; Charles Stewart Talbot; Priscilla Jane Jane Wiggill and 12 others
Sister of Mary Hayward; James Sweetnam; Hannah Wall; Thomas Sweetnam, (4) Jnr; Benjamin Sweetnam and 1 other

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About Ruth Talbot

1820 British Settler

Ruth Sweetnam 3, together with her parents and 2 siblings, were members of William Menezes' Party of 51 Settlers on the Weymouth.

Party originated from Kent.

Departed London, 7 January 1820. Arrived Table Bay, Cape Town on 16 April 1820. Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth 15 May 1820.

Area Allocated to the Party : Reitfontein then Kareiga River

Children :

  • James Sweetnam 7
  • Hannah Sweetnam 5
  • Ruth Sweetnam 3

Daughter of Thomas Sweetnam and Jane Barton

Married - Henry Talbot, 20 Mar 1833, Hanover Westminster, London, England

Children - Henry James Talbot, John Josiah Talbot, Thomas Benjamin Talbot, Charles Stuart Talbot, Priscilla Jane Talbot, Hannah Talbot, Sarah Talbot, Albert Joseph Talbot, Richard Alfred Talbot, Edward William Talbot, Walter George Talbot, Susannah Talbot, Stephen Barton Talbot, Eliza Talbot, Hyrum Percel Talbot, Ruth Sweetnam Talbot

Gobo Fango came to America with Henry Talbot, but was not his child. This was established through letters in my family's possessions.

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Ruth Talbot's Timeline

February 4, 1817
Sittingbourne, Dover, Kent, England
April 20, 1833
Age 16
Grahamstown, Cape Colony
February 17, 1834
Age 17
Grahamstown, Albany, Cape, South Africa
August 23, 1835
Age 18
Grahamstown, Albany, Cape, South Africa
March 25, 1838
Age 21
Grahamstown, Albany, Cape, South Africa
August 5, 1840
Age 23
Grahamstown, Albany, Cape, South Africa
April 22, 1842
Age 25
South Africa
October 20, 1843
Age 26
Salem, District Albany, South Africa
October 3, 1845
Age 28
Calle Hook, Wintersburg, South Africa
October 14, 1847
Age 30
Fort Beaufort, Amatole, Eastern Cape, South Africa