Ruth

Title

Ruth

Description

Servant

Contributor

Jackie Dinan

Male or Female

Female

Location or Address

Southold

Enslaver or Household

Joseph Wickham

Baptism Date

June 2, 1774

Marriage Date

September 5, 1768

Misc. Date

She publicly confessed to fornication and repented, October 9, 1774. Note: It's unclear why she and Peter would have been charged with fornication since they married in 1768.

Biographical Notes

She was the wife of Peter (#1723). She was the mother of Peggy (#1725) and likely John (#1727).

Source/s

Original Southold parish register accessed at Ancestry.com under the collection entitled, U.S., Presbyterian Church Records, 1701–1970>New York>Southold>First Presbyterian Church>Baptisms, Marriages, Deaths>1749-1832>image 198/340 (baptism), 277/340 (marriage), and 310/340 (fornication).

Files

1768.MAR.Peter and Ruth_Wickham.JPG
1774.BAP.Ruth and Binah_Jos Wickham.JPG
1774.CONF.Peter and Ruth_Wickham.JPG

Collection

Tags

Citation

“Ruth,” Plain Sight Project, accessed December 4, 2022, https://plainsightproject.org/items/show/1724.