Family:Farnsworth, Ruth (1740-1840)

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Ruth Farnsworth (William, Elizabeth3 Whitney, Joshua2, John1), daughter of William and Ruth (Hobart) Farnsworth. was born 22 Mar 1740, Pepperell, MA, and died 1840, Canada

She married firstly, Oliver Hartwell, son of Ebenezer and Rachel (Farnsworth) Hartwell. He was born 22 Apr 1739, Groton, MA, and died unknown.

She "of Conway" married secondly, 15 Nov 1769, Deerfield, MA, Elijah Wells, son of John and Sarah (Allen) Wells. He was born 20 Jul 1740, Deerfield, MA, and died 10 Mar 1786, Conway, MA, aged 46 years.

Child of Oliver and Ruth (Farnsworth) Hartwell:

i. Oliver Hartwell, b. 7 Sep 1761, Groton, MA; m. 27 Mar 1789, Groton, MA, Rachel Shattuck, daughter of Job and Sarah (Hartwell) Shattuck, and granddaughter of William and Margaret (Lund)(Robbins) Shattuck.

Children of Elijah and Ruth (Farnsworth) Wells, all born Conway, MA:

i. Elijah Wells, b. 16 Nov 1770; m. 19 Sep 1799, Conway, MA, Mercy Hopkins "both of Conway."
ii. Ruth Wells, b. 10 Jan 1773; d. 30 Apr 1862, Sangerfield, NY; "of Conway" m. (int. 17 Jan 1798), Conway, MA, Daniel King "of Sangerfield" [NY].
iii. Josiah Wells, baptized 6 Aug 1775; d. 2 Nov 1778, Conway, MA, aged 3 years.
iv. Lydia Wells, baptized 11 May 1777; m. (int. 7 May 1799, Conway, MA), Cornelius Denham, "both of Conway".
v. Josiah Wells, baptized 30 Sep 1781; "of Conway" m. (int. 31 Jul 1806, Conway, MA), Ruth Ranney "of Ashfield".



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