Male or Female
Location or Address
Enslaver or Household
June 2, 1774
September 5, 1768
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.
She was the wife of Peter (#1723). She was the mother of Peggy (#1725) and likely John (#1727).
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).
“Ruth,” Plain Sight Project, accessed September 30, 2023, https://plainsightproject.org/items/show/1724.