She married James Bennett on 12 July 1694. Their marriage was recorded in both Taunton and Bristol, Rhode Island. James was born 31 May 1666 and died Little Compton, Rhode Island, on 17 February 1729/30, the son of John and Mary (Cobham) Bennett. James' mother and Ruth's stepmother Marah were sisters.
Ruth died on 18 April 1725 in Little Compton in her 50th year.
James then married Mercy Simmons on 13 September 1725 in Little Compton.
James died in Little Compton on 17 February 1729/30 in his 64th year. James' will was dated 1 February 1729/30 and proved 21 April 1730. He named his wife Marcy, executrix, son James and John, and daughter Marcy Bennet.
Ruth Rogers the daughter of John Rogers and elizabeth his wife was born aprill 18 1675
↑ 2.02.12.22.32.42.5 Ann Reeves and Alice W.A. Westgate, Mayflower Families Through 5 Generations, Thomas Rogers, Vol. 19 (Plymouth, MA: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2000 [1st printing]), pp. 15, 47.
↑ NEHGS, Vital Records of Taunton, Massachusetts to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: NEHGS, 1978), Vol. 2:46. (Link by $ubscription).
James Benet and Ruth Rogers, July 12, 1694.* [Bennet, P.R.21.]
↑ James N. Arnold, compiler, Vital record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850. First Series, Births, Marriages and Deaths (Providence, R.I. : Narragansett historical publishing company, 1894), Vol. 6, Bristol p. 7
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