Ruth Cook

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ChartsAncestors of Wilford Ervie Billings
Ruth Cook, daughter of Aaron Cook and Ruth Burrage, was born at Wallingford, Connecticut, 7 September 1738.1 She is said to have died at Guilford, Connecticut, 9 June 1790, but other than Talcott's report, there seems to be no record of her death nor of a 2nd marriage.2

Ruth married William Collins, son of Daniel Collins and Lois Cornwall, at Guilford 25 May 1758.2,3,1


William Collins b. 10 Mar 1728, d. 12 Apr 1775
  • Laura Collins+2 b. 1759, d. bef. 4 Sep 1826
  • William Collins2 b. 9 Oct 1760
  • Rev. Aaron Cook Collins2 b. 4 May 1762, d. 1830
  • Daniel Collins2 b. 25 Sep 1763, d. 2 Jun 1845
  • Samuel Collins2 b. Jul 1765, d. 4 Jul 1840
  • Ruth Collins2 b. 22 Mar 1767
  • Lucy Collins2 b. 7 Apr 1768
This person was last edited on1 Oct 2019


  1. [S53] Donald Lines Jacobus, Families of Ancient New Haven, 9 vols. in 3 (1924-1932; reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1974), 437, further cited as Jacobus, New Haven Families.
  2. [S2196] Alvan Talcott and Jacquelyn L. Ricker, editor, Families of Early Guilford, Connecticut (2 vols., 1984/1888; reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1997), 1:228, further cited as Talcott & Ricker, Families of Early Guilford, Connecticut.
  3. [S1184] Lucius B. Barbour and Lorraine Cook White (editor), The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records (55 vols., Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1994-2002), 16 (Guilford):69, further cited as Barbour and White, Barbour Collection.