Ruth Skiffe (West)
|Birthplace:||Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts|
|Death:||Died in Windham, Windham County, Connecticut|
|Managed by:||Cecilie Nygård|
About Ruth Skiffe
- 'The New England historical and genealogical register (1874)
- Nathaniel W. was descended from Francis West of Salisbury, Eng., who was invited to America by a Mr. Thomas of Marshfield, and m. Margery Reeves. They settled in Duxbury, and had 5 children, viz : Samuel, Thomas, Peter, Mary, and 'Ruth'. Mr. W. died about 1694, aged 86. Samuel m. Tryphosa Partridge, and had 7 children, — Francis, (to be again mentioned ;) Samuel, a poet, b. in 1673, and who lived to be over 90 ; Pelatiah, Ebenezer, John, Abigail, and Bathsheba. Francis m. Mercy Mina, and was one of the early settlers of Tolland, and the first deacon of that church, died. May 12, 1731, aged 62. His children were Samuel, m. Nov. 4, 1724, to Sarah Delano, and Nov. 26, 1754, to Abigail Lathrop, died Feb. 3, 1779 ; Joseph, m. May 19, 1725, died Jan. 27, 1764, aged 62 ; Amasa, m. A. Hatch in 1730 ; Zebulon, of whom we must again speak ; Christopher, who m. Amy Delano, Oct. 25, 1732, and was one of the early settlers of Lee, Mass ; Pelatiah, ditto ; and Mercy. Mr. W. removed to T. in 1720, from Stonington.
Born in Massachusetts, USA on 1638 to Francis West.
Ruth married Nathaniel Skiffe and had 5 children.
She passed away on Dec 1741 in Windham, Connecticut, USA.
Francis West 1616-1694
Nathaniel Skiffe 1645-1741
Sarah Skiffe 1683-Unknown
John Skiffe 1686-Unknown
Hannah Skiffe 1689-1717
Nathaniel Skiff 1688-1716
Stephen Skiff 1696-1737 '
Ruth Skiffe's Timeline
Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
June 6, 1688
December 31, 1741
Windham, Windham County, Connecticut