Person:Ruth Gardner (17)

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Ruth Gardner
 
m. By 1654
  1. Ruth Gardnerabt 1655 -
m. 22 Mar 1674/5
  1. Joseph Hathorne1692 - 1762
Facts and Events
Name Ruth Gardner
Gender Female
Birth[1] abt 1655 Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Christening[1] 2 Apr 1665 Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Marriage 22 Mar 1674/5 Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United Statesto John Hathorne
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England: Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May, 1692, on the Basis of Farmer's Register. (Boston: Little, Brown, and Co, 1860-1862), 2:227.

    GEORGE, Salem 1637, s. of first Thomas, b. in Eng. freem. 27 Dec. 1642, had ch. by w. Elizabeth bapt. there Hannah, 5 Dec. 1644; Samuel, 14 May 1648; Mary, 10 July 1653; Bethia, b. 3 June 1654; Ebenezer, b. 16 Aug. 1657; and Ruth, both bapt. 2 Apr. 1665 (in 1658 his w. was indict. for favoring quakers, and was, perhaps, d. bef. the bapt. of these two); and Mehitable b. 23 Apr. 1659, d. next mo. unbapt. beside George, wh. d. 21 Aug. 1662; rem. to Hartford, m. Elizabeth wid. of Rev. Samuel Stone, and d. 20 Aug. 1679. His will of 21 July preced. gave large prop. to s. Samuel, and Ebenezer, ds. Hannah, w. of John Buttolph; Mary, w. of Turner, and Ruth, w. of Hathorne, and names br. s. Thomas, and Samuel G. and sis. Grafton.

  2.   Moore, Margaret B. Salem World of Nathaniel Hawthorne, p. 33.

    Ruth Gardner Hawthorne was named in her father George's will "as receiving a large number of her father's Connecticut debts." She named her last child Freestone Gardner, after her mother.