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Ruth Elizabeth (Gates) Rathbun (1808 - 1877)

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Ruth Elizabeth Rathbun formerly Gates
Born in New Yorkmap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married in Chenango, New Yorkmap
Descendants descendants
Died in McDonough, Chenango County, New Yorkmap
Profile last modified | Created 16 Aug 2011
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Ruth was born in 1808. She passed away in 1877. [1]

From The Rathbun-Rathbone-Rathburn Family Historian:

Ruth E. Gates, born May 14, 1808, probably the daughter of Rathbun Gates, whose mother was Ruth S. Rathbun (Thomas4-3 John2-'). They lived at McDonough, N.Y., where Ruth died on June 15, 1877.

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  • The Rathbun-Rathbone-Rathburn Family Historian, Vol. 6, Number 4, October 1986, Pg. 61[2]

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  1. Profile created by Priscilla Ann Miller, 15 Aug 2011. Added information from Beardsley family researcher Nick Dann, 17 Nov 2016.
  2. Rathbun Historian, Vol 6.

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