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Thomas Ruggles (abt. 1584 - 1644)

Thomas Ruggles
Born about in Sudbury, Suffolk, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 1 Nov 1620 in Nasing, Essex, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts Baymap
Profile last modified | Created 29 Aug 2009
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Biography

Thomas Ruggles of Nazeing, Essex, England, and of Roxbury, Mass.achusetts was son of Thomas Ruggles of Sudbury, Suffolk, England. He was born in Sudbury in 1584.[1] He married in Nazeing on 1 November 1620, Mary Curtis.[2] She was the sister of William Curtis, who married Sarah Elliot, of Nazeing, England who came to Roxbury with his family in 1632. She was born about 1586, as she died according to Roxbury church records 14th February 1674 aged 83; possibly she was only 85, as by the Nazeing, England records a Mary Curtis was baptized 1689.[1]

Thomas and Mary came to Roxbury in 1637 with two of their children, Sarah and Samuel.

Thomas died in 1644 at Roxbury.[1]

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Children of Thomas and Mary

  1. Thomas b. about 1621/2, died in England.[1]
  2. John bapt. Jan 6, 1624/5 in Nasing, England. died in Roxbury Sept. 16, 1658 m. Abigail Crafts.[1]
  3. Sarah bapt. in Nasing Feb. 16, 1627/8. m. William Lyon Sr.[1]
  4. Samuel b. 1629 d. Aug. 15, 1692. m (1) Hannah Fowle; m(2) Anna Bright[1]

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 Franklin Ladd Bailey:Genealogy of Thomas Ruggles of Roxbury, 1637, to Thomas Ruggles of Pomfret Connecticut… Boston. 1896. p.5,6 An OpenLibrary.org E-Book FLBailey
  2. Torrey, "New England Marriages to 1700". (Online database. AmericanAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2008.) Originally published as: New England Marriages Prior to 1700. Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2015.
  • Torrey, "New England Marriages to 1700". (Online database. AmericanAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2008.) Originally published as: New England Marriages Prior to 1700. Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2015.link for subscribers
See Also:
  • The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record. New York, NY: New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, 1870-. (Online database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011.) "Registration of Pedigrees" (1912) Vol. 43, p. 291.subscribers$


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