Ruth BREWSTER

Female 1631 - 1677


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  • Name Ruth BREWSTER  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Born 03 Oct 1631  Jones River, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Female 
    Birth 03 Oct 1631  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Death 30 Apr 1677  New London, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Died Between 30 Apr and 01 May 1677  New London, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Notes 
    • Ruth married first, March 14, 1651, John Pickett, of New London, who "dyed at Sea returning from Barbados, August 16, 1667. Married second, July 2, 1668, Charles Hill, formerly of London, son of George Hill, of Barley, in Derbyshire. He died October 1684. Resided in New London. "Mr. Pickett's estate was appraised at oc1140. This was sufficient to rank him, at that period, as one of the wealthiest merchants of the place." Mr. Hill was chosen recorder of the town February 25, 1669-1670, and held the office till his death. He was also clerk of the county court at the time of his decease. They had 10 children.

      Ruth, a woman of great worth, died comfortably and christianly.
    Person ID I07770  Main Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2013 

    Father Jonathan BREWSTER,   b. 12 Aug 1593, Scrooby, Nottinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Aug 1659, Norwich, New London, Conn. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Lucretia OLDHAM,   b. Derby, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 04 Mar 1678 and 1679, Brewster's Neck, Preston, New London, Conn. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 10 Apr 1624  Plymouth, Conn. Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 6, 7
    Family ID F04613  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 John PICKETT,   d. 16 Aug 1667, At Sea returning from Barbadoes Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 14 Mar 1651  New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Children 
     1. Adam PICKETT,   b. 15 Nov 1658, New London, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 04 Jan 1690 and 1691, Died at Sea Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)  [Natural]
    +2. Mary PICKETT,   b. Bef 1652, New London, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 13 Jan 1734 and 1735, New London, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 82 years)
     3. William PICKETT,   d. 1690, At Sea Find all individuals with events at this location  [Natural]
    +4. Ruth PICKETT,   b. Abt 1653, New London, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1690, Lyme, New London Co., Conn. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 37 years)  [Birth]
     5. Mercy PICKETT,   b. 16 Jan 1660, New London, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1725, New London, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)  [Natural]
     6. John PICKETT,   b. 25 Jul 1656, Salem, Essex County, Massachsuetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Oct 1687, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)  [Natural]
    Family ID F04618  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Charles HILL,   b. Abt 1647, In or from New London, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1684  (Age ~ 37 years) 
    Married Between 02 and 16 Jul 1668  New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Married 16 Jul 1668  New London, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F04619  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S03436] The Brewster Genealogy 1566-1907 vol. 1, pg 17.

    2. [S02649] Mayflower Descendents and Their Marriages for 2 Gen. After The Landing, pg 13-14.

    3. [S03585] Mayflower Families in Progress: William Brewster of the Mayflower & His Descendants for 4 Generations , Barbara Lambert Merrick/ E. Virginia Hunt, (General Society of Mayflower Descentants - Revised 3rd Edition 2000).

    4. [S02658] Mayflower Increasings 2nd Edition by Susan E. Roser.

    5. [S03420] The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records: New London.

    6. [S02361] Genealogical Records: Pilgrim Genealogies and Histories, 1600s-1900s, Sons & Daughters of Pilgrims, Vol III.

    7. [S02018] Dawes-Gates Ancestral Lines Volume II by Mary Walton Ferris.