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Ruth Sylvester

Female 1702 - 1779  (68 years)


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  • Name Ruth Sylvester  [1
    Born 26 Jun 1702  Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Died Between 25 Dec 1770 and 17 Nov 1779  [2, 3, 4
    Person ID I20689  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of LDN
    Last Modified 19 Sep 2020 

    Father Israel Sylvester,   b. 23 Sep 1674, Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 13 Feb 1717, Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Mother Ruth Turner,   b. Bef 17 May 1663 
    Married 3 Oct 1701  Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F12259  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Samuel Ring,   b. 12 Mar 1694, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1768, Kingston, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 28 Jan 1725  Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Children 
    +1. Grace Ring,   b. 6 Apr 1730, Kingston, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1793, Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    Last Modified 19 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F12248  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • She was born before her parents' marriage. Her first husband, Francis Cooke (~1697-1724), was a descendant of Mayflower passengers Francis Cooke, Stephen Hopkins, and James Chilton.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2604] Jonathan A. Shaw, "John Shaw of Plymouth Colony: Purchaser and Canal Builder." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 151:259, 1997; 151:417, 1997.

    2. [S635] Mayflower Families Through Five Generations: Volume 6, Third Edition, Family — Stephen Hopkins by John D. Austin. Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2001.

    3. [S4433] Mayflower Families Through Five Generations: Volume 24, The Descendants of Elder William Brewster, Part 2, The Descendants of William Brewster Through His Son Jonathan, Generations 5 and 6 by Barbara Lambert Merrick. Edited by John Bradley Arthaud. Previewed by Peggy M. Baker. Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2019.

    4. [S3647] Mayflower Families in Progress: William Brewster of the Mayflower and the Fifth Generation Descendants of His Son Jonathan2 compiled by Barbara Lambert Merrick with E. Virginia Hunt. General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1999.

    5. [S1409] Stone-Gregg Genealogy: The Ancestors and Descendants of Galen Luther Stone and His Wife Carrie Morton Gregg by Alicia Crane Williams. Baltimore: Gateway Press, 1987.