Ruth (Lyons) Newcomb
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Ruth (Lyons) Newcomb (1784 - 1865)

Ruth Newcomb formerly Lyons
Born in Cornwallis, Kings Co., Nova Scotiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 15 Dec 1804 (to 9 Apr 1865) in Cornwallis, Kings Co., Nova Scotiamap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 81 in Cornwallis, Kings Co., Nova Scotiamap
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Ruth Lyons was born on January 16, 1784 in Cornwallis, Kings Co., Nova Scotia, daughter of David Lyons (abt. 1759–1812) and Elizabeth Ratchford (1762–1843).[1]

Birth date listed in Lyons family bible of Roy E. Lyons, Jr. Recorded at his home on Scots Bay Road, Canning, Nova Scotia by Marsha Auger on April 15, 1979.

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Birth date and parents are listed in the Cornwallis Township Book.



Ruth (20) married Joseph Newcomb (23) (born January 14, 1781 in Cornwallis; son of Joseph Newcomb (1751–1832) and Catherine (Rand) Newcomb (1755–1831)) on December 15, 1804 in Cornwallis. Their children were:


Ruth died on April 9, 1865 in Cornwallis, aged 81.[2]


  1. Canada Census's
  2. Death Registration: Year 1865 - Book 1811 - Page 3 - Number 44
  • Vital Statistics of Nova Scotia 1763-1957
  • person ID I46015 Family F2682
  • The History of Kings Co., Arthur Wentworth Hamilton Eaton Page 738
  • The Newcomb Family, John Bearse Newcomb page 241

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Lyons-42 and Lyons-35 do not represent the same person because: Not the same person
posted by Nina Pyne
I did not participate in the merge of Lyons-42 and Lyons 35 on 29 December 2022 and I fully agree with Nina Pyne's comment and rejection of that merge. I have not been on WikiTree in the past month of December 2022 at any time.
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