Person:John Ruggles (20)

John Ruggles
b.Cal 1633
m. Bef 1633
  1. John RugglesCal 1633 - Bef 1714
  2. Unknown Ruggles1636/37 - 1636/37
  • HJohn RugglesCal 1633 - Bef 1714
  • WMary Gibson1637 -
m. 3 Apr 1655
  1. Sergeant John Ruggles1657 - 1711/12
  • HJohn RugglesCal 1633 - Bef 1714
  • WSarah Dyer1649 - 1687
m. 15 Mar 1674/75
  1. Rev. Benjamin Ruggles1676 - 1708
  • HJohn RugglesCal 1633 - Bef 1714
  • WRuth Swan1652 - 1710
m. 12 Oct 1687
Facts and Events
Name[1][2] John Ruggles
Gender Male
Birth[1] Cal 1633
Marriage 3 Apr 1655 Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United Statesto Mary Gibson
Marriage 15 Mar 1674/75 Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United Statesto Sarah Dyer
Marriage 12 Oct 1687 Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United Statesto Ruth Swan
Death[2][3][4] Bef 17 Aug 1714 Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States (probably)Date of admin, other sources conflate death date of son John
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 John Ruggles, in Anderson, Robert Charles; George F. Sanborn; and Melinde Lutz Sanborn. The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635. (NEHGS, 1999-2011)
    6:112.

    "John Ruggles, b. about 1633 (aged 2 on 3 April 1635 [Hotten 46]); …"

  2. 2.0 2.1 John Ruggles, in 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)
    3:586.

    "John (Ruggles), Roxbury, s. of the first John of the same, b. in Eng. m. 3 Apr. 1655, Mary, d. of John Gibson of Cambridge, and had John, b. 19 May 1657; Mary, bapt. with her br. John, 30 Jan. 1659, the w. hav. join. to the ch. the week bef. Rebecca, b. 20, bapt. 28 Sept. 1662; Joseph, 25, bapt. 26 Dec. 1669; was freem. 1674. His w. d. 6 Dec. 1674, as with gr. minuteness Eliot tells in his ch. rec. and 15 Mar. aft. he m. Sarah Dyer of Weymouth, had Benjamin, b. 22 Aug. 1676, H. C. 1693, the min. of Suffield. His w. d. 2 May 1687, and he took third w. Ruth, wh. d. 11 Apr. 1710, and he d. 25 Feb. 1712. Perhaps his d. Mary m. 6 June 1682, John Searle."

    Neither Anderson nor Mr. Ruggles includes the third wife.

  3. Ruggles, Henry Stoddard. The Ruggles lineage : five generations. (unknown: Priv. print., 1896)
    14.

    "John Ruggles (John, Thomas, Nicholas, Thomas) of Roxbury, Mass.; d. Feb. 25, 1713; m. 1st, Mary Gibson; m. 2d, March 15, 1575, Sarah Dyer; …"

  4. Suffolk County, MA: Probate File Papers.

    In Suffolk Probate records for John Ruggles. Suffolk Probate case # 3606 John Searle, weaver, Isaac Morris and John Ruggles, yeoman all of Roxbury in the County of Suffolk on the 17 Aug 1714 petition for the administration of the estate of John Ruggles. “John Searle admitted adm to the Estate of his father-in-law John Ruggles late of Roxbury aforesaid yeoman deceased.”

    This John Ruggles must have died shortly before 17 Aug 1714. John Searle married Mary Ruggles daughter of this John Ruggles and Mary Gibson and therefore this is his probate case. His son Sgt. John Ruggles, cordwainer died 25 Feb 1711/2 not this John as sources have incorrectly conflated their deaths. His son Sgt. John Ruggles, cordwainer m/1 Hannah Devotion m/2 Elizabeth Toy (or Tay) of Boston (widow of Samuel Verry). In Suffolk Probate XVII:408,468 Inventory of the estate of Mr. John Ruggles, Jr., Cordwainer of Roxbury taken 10 Mar. 1711/2 and presented by Elizabeth Ruggles admx 5 Jun 1712. Suffolk Probate XVIII:71, 159 payments and widow gets her third and heirs are named. See Suffolk Case # 3389.

    Suffolk Probate XVIII:191-2 Jonathan Ruggles aged about 19 (Roxbury VR 302: b. 19 May 1694 p 301), John Ruggles aged about 16 (Roxbury VR 301 b 8 Mar 1696/97) made Capt. John Ruggles guardian. Elizabeth aged 13 (Roxbury VR 301 b 21 Oct 1700) made Capt Samuel Ruggles guardian. All children of John Ruggles of Roxbury Cordwainer, dec’d.