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Ruth Skiff (West)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Windham, Windham County, Connecticut
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Francis West, Jr. and Margery West (Reeves)
Wife of Nathaniel Skiffe
Mother of Hannah Mayhew
Sister of Mary West; Samuel West, Sr and Capt. Thomas West

Managed by: Cecilie Nygård
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About Ruth Skiff

  • 'The New England historical and genealogical register (1874)
  • http://archive.org/details/newenglandhisto25unkngoog
  • http://archive.org/stream/newenglandhisto25unkngoog#page/n294/mode/1up
  • Nathaniel W. was descended from Francis West of Salisbury, Eng., who was invited to America by a Mr. Thomas of Marshfield, and m. Margery Reeves. They settled in Duxbury, and had 5 children, viz : Samuel, Thomas, Peter, Mary, and 'Ruth'. Mr. W. died about 1694, aged 86. Samuel m. Tryphosa Partridge, and had 7 children, — Francis, (to be again mentioned ;) Samuel, a poet, b. in 1673, and who lived to be over 90 ; Pelatiah, Ebenezer, John, Abigail, and Bathsheba. Francis m. Mercy Mina, and was one of the early settlers of Tolland, and the first deacon of that church, died. May 12, 1731, aged 62. His children were Samuel, m. Nov. 4, 1724, to Sarah Delano, and Nov. 26, 1754, to Abigail Lathrop, died Feb. 3, 1779 ; Joseph, m. May 19, 1725, died Jan. 27, 1764, aged 62 ; Amasa, m. A. Hatch in 1730 ; Zebulon, of whom we must again speak ; Christopher, who m. Amy Delano, Oct. 25, 1732, and was one of the early settlers of Lee, Mass ; Pelatiah, ditto ; and Mercy. Mr. W. removed to T. in 1720, from Stonington.
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Ruth Skiff's Timeline

1651
1651
Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
1651
1683
1683
Age 32
England
1688
June 6, 1688
Age 37
Falmouth,Barnstable,Massachusetts,USA
1741
December 31, 1741
Age 90
Windham, Windham County, Connecticut