Family:Whitney, Ruth (1736-a1813)

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Ruth5 Whitney (Jonas4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), daughter of Jonas4 and Margaret (Stratton) Whitney, was born 8 Sep 1736, Harvard, MA,[1] and died after 1813.

She married 19 Feb 1776, Harvard, MA, Jonathan Adams,[2] son of John and Alice (Piper) Adams. He was born 19 Jan 1723, Newbury, MA, and died 17 Jun 1813, Lunenburg, MA.

Jonathan Adams had married firstly, 30 Apr 1752, Groton, MA, Submit Farwell. She had been born 19 Dec 1733, Concord, MA, and died between 1770 and 1776.

Jonathan and Ruth5 (Whitney) Adams had no known children.


  • Groton VRs
  • L.D.S. Ancestral File

1.^  "Ruth [Whitney], d. of Jonas and Margaret, [born] Sept. 8, 1736," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Harvard, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: Wright & Potter Printing Co., 1917).

2.^  "Ruth [Whitney] and Jonathan Adams, [married] Feb. 19, 1776," according to Harvard Vital Records.

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