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Ruth Collver (Rice)

Birthplace: Mantua, Portage, Ohio, USA
Death: Died in Catching Slough, Coos, Oregon, USA
Place of Burial: Coos, Oregon, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William King Rice and Mary Polly Rice
Wife of Alfred Bainbridge Collver
Mother of Ansel Mark Colver; Mary Philura Colver; Henrietta Mathilda Colver; Adelia Emily Powell; John Truman Colver and 6 others
Sister of Nancy Buelah Cook and Horace H. Rice

Managed by: Kevin Lawrence Hanit
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About Ruth Collver

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Birth: Oct. 29, 1827 Mantua (Portage County) Portage County Ohio, USA

Death: Sep. 18, 1903 Coos County Oregon, USA

Obituary (from unknown newspaper):

Mrs. Ruth Collver was born in Portage County, Ohio; October 29, 1827. She lived in Ohio until she was eleven years old, and with her parents Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Rice moved to Iowa in 1839. She was married to Alfred Bainbridge Collver at Bur-Oak Ridge, Iowa, December 25, 1844, and to this union a family of seven boys and four girls were born, all of which are living except two girls. They lived togather (sic) until his death May 7, 1901.

They left Tipton, Cedar County, Iowa the first of April 1851, crossed the Plains as far as Salt Lake City, Utah, and stayed over winter with the Mormons. Came to Oregon in the fall as Oregon City. The next spring moved to Long Tom, Lane County, Oregon. The next fall moved to the French settlement in Douglas county, Oregon.

They moved on Coos river in August 1857. In the spring of 1884 they moved to Catching Slough that being her home until her death, September 18, 1903.

Her age was 75 years 10 months and 19 days.

Family links:

  • Alfred Bainbridge Collver (1819 - 1902)*
  • Henrietta Mathilda Collver (1848 - 1917)*
  • Ansel Mark Collver (1850 - 1932)*
  • Adelia Emily Collver Powell (1852 - 1920)*
  • William Albert Collver (1855 - 1940)*
  • John Truman Collver (1857 - 1947)*
  • Sarah Dewey Philura Collver Church (1860 - 1900)*
  • Andrew Freeman Collver (1863 - 1939)*
  • A Howard Collver (1866 - 1956)*
  • Tillo Monroe Collver (1869 - 1954)*

Burial: Coos River Cemetery Coos County Oregon, USA

Created by: KHaining Record added: Feb 01, 2009 Find A Grave Memorial# 33447376

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Ruth Collver's Timeline

October 27, 1827
Mantua, Portage, Ohio, USA
August 16, 1846
Age 18
Tipton (Cedar) IA
Age 20
Tipton (Cedar) IA
July 15, 1850
Age 22
Tipton IA
January 17, 1852
Age 24
Provo, Utah, Utah, USA
February 16, 1854
Age 26
West Looking Glass OR
May 14, 1855
Age 27
Melrose (Douglas) OR
February 15, 1857
Age 29
Noti (Lane) OR
June 26, 1863
Age 35
So. Coos River OR