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Ruth (Dixon) Roach (abt. 1772 - abt. 1810)

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Ruth Roach formerly Dixon
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Biography

Ruth was born about 1772. She was the daughter of Charles Dixon and Susannah Coates. She passed away about 1810. [1]

In 1793, Ruth Dixon married Thomas Roach. They settled at Fort Lawrence and had seven children (listed below).

Ruth (Dixon) Roach died 29 March 1810 and was buried in the Fort Lawrence Cemetery. It was reported that 500 people attended her funeral service.[2] [3]

Children of Thomas and Ruth (Dixon) Roach: [4]

  1. John - born 1794, m. Sarah Dixon of Onslow;
  2. Susannah D. - born 1795, m. William Crane, Sackville;
  3. Jean - born 1797, m. Michael Gordon, Fort Lawrence;
  4. Charles D. - born 1800, m. Rebecca Carritt;
  5. Mary - born 1802
  6. Thomas - born 1805, m. 1) Adelia Purdy, 2) Lizzie Ross;
  7. Edward - born 1807, m. Margaret Liddell.

Information

Birth:
Date: Wednesday, September 16, 1772[5]

Sources

  1. Entered by Wanda Skidmore, Thursday, July 3, 2014.
  2. THE CHIGNECTO ISTHMUS AND ITS FIRST SETTLERS, by Howard Trueman, Published by William Briggs, Toronto, 1902, (pp. 255-6).
  3. FindAGrave Memorial# 174311954
  4. History of Charles Dixon : one of the Early English Settlers of Sackville, N.B., compiled by James D. Dixon, Sackville, N.B., Forest City Publishing Co., Rockford, Illinois, 1891, pp.140-151. [1]
  5. Dixon, James D, History of Charles Dixon - One of the Early English Settlers of Sackville, N. B., Forest City Publishing Co., Rockford, Ill., U.S.A, Page 16; InternetArchive (https://archive.org/details/cihm_06043 : accessed 24 April 2017)
    "Ruth Dixon, born Wednesday, September 16, 1772."

See Also:

  • Same person as FamilySearch FamilyTree Profile MPWF-NF7 [2]
  • THE CHIGNECTO ISTHMUS AND ITS FIRST SETTLERS, by Howard Trueman, Published by William Briggs, Toronto, 1902, (pp. 255-6).
  • HISTORY OF CHARLES DIXON : one of the Early English Settlers of Sackville, N.B., compiled by James D. Dixon, a grandson, Sackville, N.B., Forest City Publishing Co., Rockford, Illinois, 1891, pp.16, 140-151. [3] [4] [5]
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 18 July 2018), memorial page for Ruth Dixon Roach (16 Sep 1772–29 Mar 1810), Find A Grave Memorial no. 174311954, citing Fort Lawrence Cemetery, Fort Lawrence, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada ; Maintained by Colin MacKinnon (contributor 49153699).

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On 28 Feb 2015 at 01:50 GMT Leanne Cooper wrote:

Dixon-3993 and Dixon-1474 appear to represent the same person because: same parents, siblings



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