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Ruth Elizabeth Berrian (Weed)

Also Known As: "Elisabeth", "Lizzie"
Birthplace: Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
Death: July 23, 1906 (82)
North Andover, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States (Senility)
Place of Burial: Andover, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Dan Weed and Lucy Weed
Wife of George Washington Berrian
Sister of Albert Weed; Daniel Weed; William Wallace Weed; Lucy Foster; Albert George Weed and 6 others

Managed by: Rae Ann Weed
Last Updated:

About Ruth Elizabeth Berrian

vii Lucy, b. 8 Nov., 1789; m. in Exeter, N. H., 7 Dec., 1807, Daniel Weed, of Marblehead, b. in Winstead. Ct., 10 Sept., 1784; d. at N. Andover, 30 Oct., 1870; she d. 17 July, 1842. He was a tin plate worker. They had:

i Albert, (Weed) b. 26 Mar., 1809; d. 11 Oct., 1810.

ii Daniel, b. 29 Mar., 1811; m. 25 Sept., 1840. Lucretia S. Wade, of Ips. She d. 28 Sept., 1850; he d. in Wash., D. C., 5 Sept., 1884. Daniel Weed was a graduate of Union Coll., N. Y.; afterwards studied law; served as Ass't District Att'y of Essex Co., for . several years and as Co. Treas'r one year. He was one of the original members of the Free Soil party, running as State Senator on the same ticket with the poet, John G. Whittier. During the latter part of his life he was employed in the Treasury Dept. at Wash. They had: 1 Joseph Dana, b. 12 Jan., 1843; m. Harriet Ireson, of Marblehead; he served as Master's Mate in the Navy of the U. S. in the Rebellion and d. 7 Apr., 1874, from injuries received at that time. They had: (1) Wallace Dana,* b. 16 Nov., 1872.

iii William Wallace, b. 10 July, 1813; d. unm, 19 Oct., 1835.

iv Lucy, b. 27 Jan., 1815; m, 1 Jan., 1835, John Sullivan Foster, of Beaufort, S. C. He d. at Salem, 7 May, 1881. They had: 1 Sarah Micklefield (Foster) b. 31 Jan., 1837; d. 1 Mar., 1875. 2 Lucy Weed. b. 12 Feb., 1840; d. 10 Oct., 1850. 3 Margaretta Hilliard. b. 3 Apr., 1842; m. Geo. Osgood Stevens, of Salem; one of the first vets, from his city in the 6th Mass. Reg. which was the first to enter the national capitol after Pres. Lincoln's call for troops. He was at the siege of Port Hudson, La. No children. 4 Samuel Worcester, b. 20 Feb., 1846; d. 15 Aug., 1876. 5 Ellen Rust, b. 28 Aug., 1849; d. Apr., 1862.

v Albert G., (Weed) b. 6 May, 1817; m. 10 May, 1838, Mary Homan, of Marblehead. She d. 22 Apr., 1886. He res. in Marblehead; is a gardner. They had: 1 William Wallace* b. 29 Sept., 1839; d. 29 July, 1879. He served in the U. S. Navy throughout the civil war, not visiting his home and family during the time. 2 Sarah Elizabeth, b. 11 Jan., 1845; m. John Horner, of Marblehead; d. 25 Dec, 1876. They had: (1) William, (Horner.) (2) Clarence. 3 Lewis, (Weed) b. 21 Apr., 1847; d. 2 Aug., 1851. 4 Charles II, b, 24 June, 1849; d. 16 Apr., 1883. 5 Mary Ellen, b. 5 Oct., 1857; m. John Brown, of Marblehead; no children. 6 Celesta Harriet, b. 2 Aug., 1860; unm. 1888.

vi Sarah Elizabeth, b. 6 Mar., 1819; d. 20 Aug.. 1820.

vii Celesta, b. 8 Sept., 1821; unm.; res. N. Andover.

viii Ruth Elizabeth, b. 3 Sept., 1823; m. 17 Oct., 1855, in N. A., George Washington, s. of George W. and Hannah Brower Berrian, of N. Y. City, b. in N. Y. City, 22 Oct., 1825, and after his m. returned to N. Y. and engaged in the drug business; in 1860, removed to N. A. and retired from business; has held the offices of Justice of the Peace and school committeeman in N. A. and was Sec'y of the N. Y. College of Pharmacy; res. N. A.; no children.

ix Mary Calef, b. 24 Dec, 1826; m. 22 Deo., 1852, John Foster Kirk, of Dorchester; d. 7 Oct., 1867. He res. in Germantown, Pa.; is an editor. They had: 1 Sophia, (Kirk) b. 7 Mar., 1855; unm. 2 William Hamilton, b. 21 May, 1857; unm. 3 Annie, b. 4 July, 1859; d. 3 Mar., 1863. 4 John Foster, b. 19 June, 1861; unm. 5 Mary Hamilton, b. 1 Feb., 1863; d. 25 Sept., 1863. 6 Abbie, b. 6 July, 1865; unm.

x Sarah Wallace, (Weed) b. 12 Feb., 1829; m. 26 Mar., 1851, Reuel Alfred, s. of Dr. Ebenezer Smith Phelps, of Middleton, b. 15 May, 1824; d. 12 Aug., 1875. They had: 1 Henry Lewis, (Phelps) b. 4 Oct., 1852; is a civil engineer; unm. 2 William Wallace, b. 31 Aug., 1854; farmer; unm. 3 George Berrian, b. 10 May, 1857; m. 8 June, 1880, Mary Margaret J. Finney, b. in Steubenville, O., 1 Oct., 1859; he was a boot and shoe manufacturer in Washington, D. C.; d. of typhoid fever, 1 Aug., 1890, at his res. 810 R, I. Ave. , Wash., D. C. They had: (1) Reuel George, b. 6 June, 1889. 4 Sarah Lizzie, b. 6 Jan., 1859; unm. 5 Lucy Rust, b. 8 July, 1860; d. 5 July, 1879. 6 Mary Weed, b. 17 Apr., 1870; d. 28 July, 1870.

xi Samuel Rust, (Weed) b. 21 Feb., 1831. He was one of the first settlers in Kansas, and went thither from Ill. to help make it a free state. He settled in Wabaunsee, Kas.; has been a member of the legislature of that state, and has held every elective office in his county; is a surveyor; unm.

xii Olive Lewis, b. 12 Nov., 1834; d. 9 May, 1835.

Bibliographic information:

  • Title Record of the Rust Family: Embracing the Descendants of Henry Rust, who Came from England and Settled in Hingham, Mass., 1634-1635
  • Author Albert Dexter Rust
  • Publisher A. Rust, 1891
  • Original from the University of Wisconsin - Madison
  • Digitized Nov 1, 2007
  • Length 527 pages
  • Pages 96-102
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Ruth Elizabeth Berrian's Timeline

September 3, 1823
Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
July 23, 1906
Age 82
North Andover, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
July 27, 1906
Age 82
Ridgewood Cemetery, Andover, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States