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Rebecca Barefoot (Ross)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Caernarvon Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: January 22, 1853 (83)
St Clair, Bedford, Bedford County, Pennsylvania, United States
Place of Burial: East St. Clair Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of James Ross and Ruth Ross
Wife of Dr. Benjamin Barefoot and Benjamin (linked to alternative parents) Barefoot
Mother of James Alexander Barefoot, Sr; William Barefoot, Sr; Samuel Barefoot; Isabella Rutter; Job Palmer M. Barefoot and 1 other
Sister of Margaret Wells; William Ross and Mary Ann Brinley (Ross)

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About Rebecca Barefoot

Rebecca Barefoot on FindaGrave.

"via sac from asmith: Rebecca Barefoot, spinster, d/o (-blank-) and Ruth Ross; born -- --- 1769 in Berks County; died 22 Jan 1853 in St. Clair Twp., aged 84 years and 1 month. Buried in Quaker Graveyard, St. Clair Twp. Spouse: Benjamin Barefoot. Certificate returned by William Barefoot, a grandson, of St. Clair Twp. (Source: Death Certificate, Bedford Co., 1852-1854.) "

Inscription according to FindaGrave "Wife of Dr. Benjamin Barefoot, Mother of James Barefoot Pioneer settler of Bedford Co. Grandaughter of George Ross, signer of the Declaration of Independence."

Despite the multiple approved SAR applications that list her mother as Mary Sobine not Ruth, her death certificate lists her mother as Ruth.

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Rebecca Barefoot (born Ross)

  • Birth: Dec 22 1769
  • Death: Jan 22 1853 - Bedford County, PA
  • Parents: James Ross, Ruth Ross (born Robinson)
  • Siblings: Margaret Wells (born Ross), William Ross, Mary Ann Brinley (born Ross)
  • Husband: Benjamin Barefoot
  • Children: James Barefoot, William Barefoot, Samuel Barefoot, Isabella Rutter (born Barefoot), Job Palmer Barefoot

From http://www.beckfoot.info/sheldonltr.htm

"We feel preponderance of the evidence in hand shows our Rebecca Ross to be one of four children, and that their parents were James and Ruth (Robison/Robinson) Ross of Morgantown, Caernarvon Twp., Berks Co., PA." This statement is supported by her death certificate, which lists Ruth as the mother.


  • Burial: (Jan 1853) Spring Meadow, Bedford, Pennsylvania, USA
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Rebecca Barefoot's Timeline

1769
November 22, 1769
Caernarvon Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States
1788
May 20, 1788
Chester, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States
1791
December 10, 1791
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
1793
August 2, 1793
Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States
1795
November 14, 1795
Leacock Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
1797
July 2, 1797
Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States
1798
May 29, 1798
Bedford, Bedford County, Pennsylvania, United States
1853
January 22, 1853
Age 83
Bedford, Bedford County, Pennsylvania, United States
January 1853
Age 83
East St. Clair Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania, United States