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
Profile last modified | Created 23 Sep 2009
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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.

Ruth was born in 1784 to David Lyons and Elizabeth Ratchford. She married Joseph Newcomb Dec. 15, 1804 in Cornwallis and had 8 children (see Joseph's profile). She died in 1865 at age 81 and was buried at Pereau Cemetery, Kings Co., Nova Scotia.

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


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

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