Ruggles Genealogy


Thomas Ruggles Genealogy

Thomas9 Ruggles (Edward8, Edward7, John6, John5, Thomas4), b. Aug.", 1765: (bapt. Aug. 18, 1765), m. about 1790, Alitheah Smith of Hampton, (formerly the 2d parish of Windham) daughter of James and Lois (Preston) Smith; and grand daughter of Stephen and Mary (Preston) Smith of Windham. Mary Preston being the daughter of John of Andover and his wife Mary (Haines) Preston of Haverhill, Mass., of varied Indian experience. Thomas Ruggles and family removed about 1800 to Windsor, Vt., and next to Rutland, Vt. about 1814; at which place he found his nephew, John Ruggles, son of Samuel, his elder brother of Pomfret and Killingly, who had settled in Rutland about 1800, and was now a well-established land owner.

The children of Thomas and Alitheah were:

  1. PRESTON, b. , d. in Abington Feb. 22, 1792.
  2. ELETHEAR, b. May 25, 1795, m. Ezekiel Ladd Bailey, of Newbury and Rutland, Vt.
  3. ADOLPHUS, b. Nov. 1, 1796, m. 1822 Sophronia Partridge.
  4. SUMNER, b. Feb. 25, 1797, m. Emily May.
  5. LUCRETIA, b. August 2, 1799, m. Dr. David Hough.
  6. LORINDA, b. April 4, 1804, m. Nathan Wood. 37.
  7. STEPHEN P.,b. July 4, 1808, d. u, May 28, 1830.

Thomas9 Ruggles died (was accidentally killed) 1824, aged 59 years. Alitheah, his wife, died March, 1843, aged 76.





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