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Ruth Symonds (Fox)

Also Known As: "Ruth Foxe"
Birthdate: (35)
Birthplace: Walcott, Norfolk, England
Death: 1635 (34)
Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Foxe and Catherine Foxe
Wife of John Symonds
Mother of John Symonds; Edmund Symonds; Mary Symonds; Catherine Towne; Ruth Swinnerton and 1 other

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About Ruth Symonds


  • it is not known for sure whether Ruth Fox ever came to America. She may not have. The first 3 children; John, Edmund, and Mary, apparently stayed behind in England.
  • Davis (Wildes): "That her maiden name was Fox we learn from an entry in the diary of Dr. Bentley who states that he had seen papers in an old lawsuit by the Symonds son, James giving the names of his parents and their English home, and the expectation that he had of inheriting land in Norwich." (N.E. Hist. & Gen. Reg, 96:205)
  • G.T.: He married first Ruth Fox (dau. of Daniel?).


  1. John Symonds b. c 1595, d. 1671


  1. Catharine Symonds+
  2. John Symonds b. 30 Mar 1625
  3. Edmund Symonds b. 31 Dec 1626
  4. Mary Symonds b. 18 May 1628
  5. Ruth Symonds b. 20 Feb 1631, d. b 1671
  6. James Symonds b. 1633, d. 1714


  • George Towne, Ancestry of My Parents - RF Towne & EC Towne, Harold Towne, 1974.
  • [S39] George Andrews Moriarty, New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 1942.
  • [S61] Walter Goodwin Davis, The Ancestry of Dudley Wildes 1759-1820 of Toppsfield, Massachusetts (Portland, Maine: The Anthoensen Press, 1959).
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Ruth Symonds's Timeline

January 10, 1600
Walcott, Norfolk, England
March 30, 1625
Age 25
December 31, 1626
Age 26
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England
May 18, 1628
Age 28
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England
April 18, 1630
Age 30
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England, (Present UK)
February 20, 1631
Age 31
Age 32
Age 34
Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts