Ruth (…)

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ChartsAncestors of Adele La Force
Ruth (…), whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), died at Stamford, Connecticut, before 28 December 1709, when her estate was appraised.1

Ruth married (1) Daniel Weed, son of Jonas Weed and Mary (…), before 1675;2,3 she married (2) Peter Ferris at Stamford, 23 July 1705;4 she married (3) John Clapp at Stamford, 19 January 1707/8. The ancestries of Ferris and Clapp are unknown (or not traced here).4

Family 1

Daniel Weed b. say 1643, d. 29 Nov 1697
  • Sarah Weed+4 b. 18 Nov 1675, d. 5 Jan 1715/16
  • Abraham Weed+5 b. 18 Aug 1680, d. 26 Dec 1711
  • Daniel Weed6 b. 19 Mar 1685
  • Ebenezer Weed6 b. 22 Oct 1692
  • Nathaniel Weed6 b. 22 Oct 1696

Family 2

Peter Ferris d. 28 Sep 1706

Family 3

John Clapp
This person was last edited on7 Aug 2020


  1. [S1032] Connecticut, Probate Files Collection, Early to 1880, Hartford District, #1619, further cited as Connecticut Probate Files.
  2. [S2052] Robert Charles Anderson, The Winthrop Fleet: Massachusetts Bay Company Immigrants to New England 1629-1630 (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012), 674, further cited as Anderson, The Winthrop Fleet.
  3. [S1872] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, 3 vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011), 3:1618, further cited as Torrey, New England Marriages (2011).
  4. [S2310] Paul W. Prindle, "Sarah Weed Waterbury Ferris Pond," The American Genealogist 28 (1952): 96-98, at 97, further cited as Prindle, "Sarah Weed Waterbury Ferris Pond."
  5. [S5] Donald Lines Jacobus, History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield (two vols., New Haven, Connecticut: Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor, 1930-1932), 1:653, further cited as Jacobus, Families of Old Fairfield.
  6. [S5] Jacobus, Families of Old Fairfield, 1:654.