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  (b. 28 November 1682 Norwich, Connecticut Colony   d. 1 September 1725 Windham, Crown Colony of Connecticut )  

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Ruth HUNTINGTON was born 28 November 1682 in Norwich, Connecticut Colony . Ruth HUNTINGTON was the child of Christopher HUNTINGTON   and   Sarah ADGATE and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Christopher HUNTINGTON and Ruth ROCKWELL (maternal)  Thomas ADGATE and Mary MARVIN

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Ruth  married  Ralph WHEELOCK 8 January 1708 in Windham, Crown Colony of Connecticut .  The couple had (at least) 6 children. Ralph WHEELOCK  was born 12 February 1683 in Mendon, Massachusetts, USA.  Ralph died 24 October 1748 in Hebron, Connecticut, USA (Turnerville). 

Ruth HUNTINGTON died 1 September 1725 in Windham, Crown Colony of Connecticut .
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Prior to 1638 - Connecticut, New England
1638 - 1662 - New Haven Colony
1662 - 1687 - Connecticut Colony
1688 - 1689 - Dominion of New England
1690 - 1787 - Crown Colony of Connecticut
January 5, 1788 - Connecticut becomes 5th U.S. state

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Ruth HUNTINGTON married Grave has been locatedflag male ancestor Ralph WHEELOCK-- Date: 8 January 1708 Place: Windham, Crown Colony of Connecticut

Name: Ruth Huntington
Marriage Date: 8 Jan 1707-8
Marriage Place: Windham, Connecticut, USA
Ralph Wheelock

Connecticut, U.S., Town Marriage Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection)

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RUTH, born in Norwich, Nov. 28, 1682, where she married, Jan. 8, 1707-8, Ralph Wheelock, of Windham, Conn., a son of Capt. Eleazer Wheelock,
of Mendon, Mass, who was born in 1683. She deserves especial notice in this memoir, both for her own great personal worth, and for the excellence and eminence of her descendants. Every tradition respecting her makes her a woman of unusual intelligence, and of rare piety. Her home, the main theater of her life, was blessed equally by her timely instructions, her holy example, and the administration of a gentle yet
firm discipline. She died in Windham, Sept. 1, 1725. Her husband married for his second wife Mercy Standish, by whom he had but one child, Mary, born Nov. 28, 1728.

The children of Ruth were:

Elizabeth, born July 18, 1709.

Eleazer, born April 22, 1711, graduated at Yale College 1733, with much distinction, and ordained to to the work of the ministry, in Lebanon, in 1735, where he labored in the ministry, and in the work of...Read MORE...

1682 HUNTINGTON ite Ruth Huntington the daughter of Christopher Huntington [nior] & of Sarah his wife was borne upon the 28th day of oum in the year of our lord 1682 Birth

Vital Records of Norwich Connecticut, 1659-1848. (Online database. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2007.) Originally published as: Vital Records of Norwich, 1659-1848. Hartford, Society of colonial wars in the state of Connecticut, 1913.
1708 Marriage / Partner
Ruth HUNTINGTON and Ralph WHEELOCK 8 January 1708, Windham, Connecticut, USA (Willimantic)
1709 Birth of Child
Elizabeth WHEELOCK was born 18 July 1709, Windham, Connecticut, USA (Willimantic)
1711 Birth of Child
Eleazer WHEELOCK was born 22 April 1711, Windham, Connecticut, USA (Willimantic)
1713 Birth of Child
Ruth WHEELOCK was born 25 May 1713, Windham, Connecticut, USA (Willimantic)
1717 Birth of Child
Abigail WHEELOCK was born 3 March 1717, Windham, Connecticut, USA (Willimantic)
1720 Birth of Child
John WHEELOCK was born 20 January 1720, Windham, Connecticut, USA (Willimantic)
Name: Ruth Wheelock
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 1725
Event Place: Windham, Windham, Connecticut, United States
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Spouse's Name: Wheelock
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GS Film Number: 001376454
Digital Folder Number: 007730726
Image Number: 00032

'Connecticut Marriages, 1640-1939,' database with images, FamilySearch ( ark:/ 61903/ 1:1:QLM4-HKGQ : 11 April 2017), Ruth Wheelock, Death 1725, Windham, Windham, Connecticut, United States; Connecticut State Library, Hartford; FHL microfilm 1,376,454.
Windham Center Cemetery Windham Windham County Connecticut, USA
1725 Birth of Child
Sarah WHEELOCK was born 7 July 1725, Windham, Connecticut, USA (Willimantic)

Ruth is buried at: Windham Center Cemetery Windham Windham County Connecticut, USA
Added: 12/16/1999 12:00:00 AM - Updated: 10/28/2021 7:12:32 PM
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