Ruth Whittier (Rolfe) (c.1628 - 1710) MP

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Birthplace: Wiltshire, England
Death: Died in Haverhill, Essex, MA
Managed by: Lori Lynn Wilke
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About Ruth Whittier (Rolfe)

In the NEHGS library there is a copy of a letter written by Ruth (Green) Whittier to Judge Jonathan Curin on March 27, 1698. This was a little over a year after her husband Thomas Whittier died. She writes "... to beg pardon for what delays have been by reason of the former judge removed; and also my own age and weakness having lived to the age of a man; although it pleaseth god still to spare my life ...".

"... having lived to the age of a man ..." I speculate that by this she means the biblical life span of 70 years. If so, she was born in 1628 or before. she lived another 12 years.

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Ruth Green Whittier (Rolfe)'s Timeline

Salisbury, Wiltshire, Eng.
Salisbury, Wiltshire, Eng.
Wiltshire, England
March 1646
Age 18
Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
October 6, 1647
Age 19
Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts
December 23, 1649
Age 21
Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
August 9, 1651
Age 23
Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
January 12, 1654
Age 26
Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts
March 27, 1656
Age 28
Salisbury, Essex Co., Ma
August 11, 1658
Age 30
Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts