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Rebecca Rusco (unknown)

Also Known As: "Reskoe"
Birthdate: (41)
Birthplace: of Billerica,Essex,England
Death: 1636 (37-45)
of, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts (died at sea?)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Richard Stillwell and Elizabeth Stillwell
Wife of William Samuel Rusco
Mother of Nathaniel Rusco; John Ruscoe; Sarah Bull; Mary Wells; Samuel Rusco and 1 other

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About Rebecca Rusco

Death: ABT 1635 in Died on ship to America (passenger of the Increase) "at age 40."

Rebecca Unknown, wife of William Ruscoe, immigrant to Cambridge, (and William went on to Hartford, Connecticut, Norwalk, Connecticut, Jamaica, Long Island, New York).

William Rusco and Rebecca Unknown had the following children:

  • Nathaniel, born about 1620 in England
  • John, born about 1623 in England. Married Jan. 2, 1650-51, Rebecca, sister of Nathaniel Beebe, of Stonington; signed the agreement for planting Norwalk, June 19, 1650; freeman there, 1669; had an estate of £250 in 1687
  • Sarah, born about 1626; married (1) December 10, 1646, Henry Cole, who removed to Middletown; (2) November 1679, ____ Bull, of Saybrook; died Jan., 1688
  • Mary, born about 1628; married August 19, 1647, Hugh Wells, of Wethersfield
  • Samuel, born about 1629; died young
  • William, born about 1634, died unmarried, before 1680
  • SOURCE: James Hammond Trumbull, editor, The memorial history of Hartford County, Connecticut, 1633-1884, Volume 1 (Boston, Massachusetts: Edward L. Osgood, 1886), page 257. Retrieved: 3 May 2011 from Google Books


Pioneers of Massachusetts, by Charles Henry Pope, Pastor First Church, Charlestown, Boston:

Rusco, Ruskew, (Roscoe?). William, husbandman, ae 41, wife Rebecca, ae 40, children Sarah ae 9,Marie ae 7, Samuel ae 5 , William ae 1, cert. from the parish of Billericay in eng. came in the Increase in April 1635 . Settled at Cambridge. Com. of Gen. Court 1635/36. He married Hester, widow of (Edward) Muste; with whom he sold land at C. March 24, 1635/36.

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Rebecca Rusco's Timeline

of Billerica,Essex,England
Billerica, County, Essex
Age 25
Billericay, Essex, United Kingdom
Age 28
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Age 31
Of, Billericay, Essex, England
Age 32
Probably Billevica, Essex, England
Age 34
Age 41
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts