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Ruth Durham (Barber)

Also Known As: "Ruth Kenyon"
Birthdate: (83)
Birthplace: Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island
Death: circa March 25, 1825 (75-91)
Greenwich, Washington, Rhode Island, United States
Place of Burial: Greenwich, Washington, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Benjamin Barber and Mary Barber
Wife of Robert Kenyon and Uzziel Durham
Mother of Katurah Kenyon; Robert Kenyon; Amasa Kenyon and Benjamin Kenyon
Sister of Lydia Rogers; Capt. Nathaniel Barber; Mercy Rogers and Joanna Kenyon
Half sister of Susannah Case and Gen. T Rogers

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About Ruth Durham

Married 1) Robert Kenyon abt 1756; 10 children. Married 2) Uzziel Durham in 1807, Washington County, New York, as his second wife.


  • Ruth was a member of the Bottskill Baptist Church, in Greenwich, Washington County, New York. Her parents are reported in the caskey family genealogy to be Benajmin Barber and Mary Tefft.


  1. Helen C. Johnson, "Some Descendants of Robert Kenyon & Ruth Barber," New York Genealogical & Biographical Record 95 (April 1964): Page: p. 66
  2. Schroeder, Lois J., Moses Barber of South Kingstown, RI and Many of his Descendants 1652 - 1984 (Decorah, IO: Anundsen Publishing Co., 1984) Page: p. 393


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Ruth Durham's Timeline

Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island
May 24, 1768
Age 26
South Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States
Age 28
December 1772
Age 30
South Kingstown, Washington, RI, United States
Age 57
March 25, 1825
Age 83
Greenwich, Washington, Rhode Island, United States
Age 83
Greenwich, Washington, New York, United States