Ruth Davis (Barker)

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Ruth Davis (Barker)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Randolph County, North Carolina, United States
Death: Died in Hamilton County, Indiana, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Abner Barker and Lydia Barker (Osbourne)
Wife of Benjamin Davis
Sister of Nathan Barker; Mary Davis; Hannah Atkinson (Barker); Phebe Ferrell; Nicholas Barker and 2 others

Managed by: Ben M. Angel
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About Ruth Davis (Barker)

From "Martha's Extended Family" family tree page on Ruth Barker:

http://martisgenes.info/p53.htm#i659

Ruth Barker[1],[2]

  • F, b. 1 November 1797, d. 26 August 1890
  • Father* Abner Barker b. 11 Aug 1768
  • Mother* Lydia Osborne b. 24 Jan 1767
  • Birth* Ruth was born on 1 November 1797 in Randolph County, North Carolina.[3],[4] She was the daughter of Abner Barker and Lydia Osborne.
  • Marriage* She married Benjamin Davis on 4 January 1821 in Holly Spring, Randolph County, North Carolina.[3],[4]
  • (Wife) Death Ruth's husband, Benjamin, died on 25 February 1839 in Wayne County, Indiana.[3]
  • (Parent) Death Ruth's child, Rebecca, died on 6 January 1843 at age 16.[3]
  • Census1850* Ruth was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census in Franklin Township, Washington County, Indiana.[5]
  • (household member) Census1860 On the 1860 census, Noah Tomlinson's household included Ruth in Washington Township, Hamilton County, Indiana.[6]
  • (household member) Census1870 On the 1870 census, Ebenezer Patterson's household included Ruth in Washington Township, Hamilton County, Indiana.[7]
  • (mother-in-law) Census1880 Ruth was listed as mother-in-law in Noah Tomlinson's household on the 1880 Census in Washington Township, Hamilton County, Indiana.[8]
  • Death* Ruth died on 26 August 1890 in Hamilton County, Indiana, at age 92.[3]

Family Benjamin Davis b. 11 Oct 1800, d. 25 Feb 1839

  • Marriage* She married Benjamin Davis on 4 January 1821 in Holly Spring, Randolph County, North Carolina.[3],[4]
  • Children
    • 1. Tamer Davis b. 11 Sep 1822
    • 2. Abigail Davis b. 21 May 1824, d. 1892
    • 3. Rebecca Davis b. 2 Jul 1826, d. 6 Jan 1843
    • 4. Nancy Davis b. 30 Jan 1828
    • 5. Hannah Davis b. 18 May 1830, d. 15 Oct 1879
    • 6. Charles Davis b. 13 Apr 1831
    • 7. Lydia Davis b. 23 Jul 1832

Citations:

1.[S186] Eleanor M. Davis, Davis: A Quaker Family, Charles Davies, the Immigrant, to Pennsylvania about 1725, from there to North Carolina, His Wife, Hannah Matson, and Their Descendants, p. 141.

2.[S177] William Wade Hinshaw, Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, p. 473, 708, 1067.

3.[S186] Eleanor M. Davis, Davis: A Quaker Family, Charles Davies, the Immigrant, to Pennsylvania about 1725, from there to North Carolina, His Wife, Hannah Matson, and Their Descendants.

4.[S177] William Wade Hinshaw, Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy.

5.[S2707] 1850, Franklin Township, Washington County, Indiana.

6.[S2788] 1860, Washington Township, Hamilton County, Indiana.

7.[S2728] 1870, Washington Township, Hamilton County, Indiana.

8.[S1332] 1880, Washington Township, Hamilton County, Indiana, p. 399A.

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Ruth Davis (Barker)'s Timeline

1797
November 1, 1797
Randolph County, North Carolina, United States
1821
January 4, 1821
Age 23
Randolph County, North Carolina, United States
1890
August 26, 1890
Age 92
Hamilton County, Indiana, United States