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Ruth Barker Sears[1]

Female 1831 - 1882  (50 years)


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  • Name Ruth Barker Sears 
    • Publication: Barnstable Patriot; Date: Jun 20, 1882; Section: None; Page: 2
      Cotuit
      Mrs Ruth B Simpkins who owned the beautiful Simpkins place in Yarmouth Port,died suddenly in Newpoer R I on Sunday,11th inst.She was the daughter of Willard Sears of New Bedford.Her remains were taken to Yarmouth Port for burial.
      additional information courtesy of RJensen in the forums


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      Ruth Simpkins
      Home in 1880: New York City, New York, New York
      Age: 50
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1830
      Birthplace: Massachusetts
      Relation to Head of Household: SisterL
      Father's birthplace: Massachusetts
      Mother's birthplace: Massachusetts
      Neighbors: View others on page
      Marital Status: Widowed
      Race: White

      Nathaniel Simpkins 50
      Ruth Simpkins 50
      Bessie Simpkins 22
      Nathaniel Simpkins 19
      John Simpkins 17
      Ruth Simpkins 15
      Willard Simpkins 13
      Charles Simpkins 11
      Mable Simpkins 9
      Jane Bayrne 49
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      ?Name: John SIMPKINS
      ?Sex: M
      ?Birth: 18 FEB 1831 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA
      ?Death: 06 NOV 1870 in Newport, Rhode Island, USA
      ?Note: He was a wealthy stockbroker of NY, died suddenly.

      Father: John SIMPKINS

      Marriage 1 Ruth Barker SEARS b: 02 DEC 1831 in Massachusetts, USA
      ?Married: 07 OCT 1856

      Children
      1. Willard Sears SIMPKINS b: 24 FEB 1864 in New York, USA
      2. Charles Ritchie SIMPKINS b: 11 JUL 1867 in Massachusetts, USA
      3. Ruth SIMPKINS b: 19 NOV 1864 in New York, USA
      4. Eliza SIMPKINS b: 18 SEP 1858 in New York, USA
      5. John Norris SIMPKINS b: 1859 in New York, USA
      6. John SIMPKINS b: 27 JUN 1862 in Massachusetts, USA
      **
      1860 United States Federal Census
      Name: John Simpkins
      Age in 1860: 29
      Birth Year: abt 1831
      Birthplace: Massachusetts
      Home in 1860: Brooklyn Ward 6 District 3, Kings, New York
      Gender: Male
      Post Office: Brooklyn
      Value of real estate: View image
      Household Members: Name Age
      John Simpkins 29
      Ruth D Simpkins 23
      Eliza Simpkins 2
      John L Simpkins 7/12
      Bridget Riley 25
      Catharine Breedy 20
    Born 2 Dec 1831  New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Died 11 Jun 1882  Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried Woodside Cemetery, Yarmouth Port, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I109478  tree1
    Last Modified 21 Jun 2018 

    Family John Simpkins,   b. 18 Feb 1831, Yarmouth, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1870, Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Married 7 Oct 1856  [1
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Simpkins,   b. 18 Sep 1858, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1916, New York City, New York Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     2. John Norris Simpkins,   b. 1859, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1861  (Age 2 years)
     3. Nathaniel Stone Simpkins,   b. 1861
     4. John Simpkins,   b. 27 Jun 1862, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1898  (Age 35 years)
     5. Willard Sears Simpkins,   b. 24 Feb 1864, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1886  (Age 21 years)
     6. Ruth Simpkins,   b. 19 Nov 1864, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Willard Sears Simpkins,   b. 24 Dec 1865,   d. 09 Oct 1886  (Age 20 years)
     8. Charles Ritchie Simpkins,   b. 11 Jul 1867, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1931  (Age 63 years)
     9. Mabel Simpkins,   b. 1871
    Last Modified 21 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F4767  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S192] Thacher-Thatcher Genealogy Yarmouth Branch, Totten, John R., (New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, New York, 1910), pp. 572, 715.

    2. [S192] Thacher-Thatcher Genealogy Yarmouth Branch, Totten, John R., (New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, New York, 1910), p. 715.

    3. [S288] Find A Grave, (Web).
      MEMORIAL ID 42686113