Ruth Ferris

F, (18 January 1659 - 17 September 1745)
Father-Biological*Peter Ferris1 b. c 1636
Mother-Biological*Ruth Knapp2 b. 6 Jun 1641, d. 31 May 1702
Family Lines
Whelpley Line
Last Edited=28 Feb 2023
Gravestone of Ruth (Ferris) Peck
     Ruth Ferris was born on 18 January 1659 at Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut.3,2 She was the daughter of Peter Ferris and Ruth Knapp.1,2

Ruth Ferris, age 27, married Captain Samuel Peck, age 27 , son of The Rev. Jeremiah Peck and Johannah Kitchell, on 27 November 1686 at Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut.4,1,5 Ruth Ferris died on 17 September 1745 at Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut, at age 86.6,3,7 She was buried at Tomac Burying Ground, Greenwich, Connecticut.3

Children of Ruth Ferris and Captain Samuel Peck


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