Ruth Holton

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ChartsAncestors of William Jerome Pierce
Ruth Holton, daughter of William Holton and Mary (…), was born at Hartford, Connecticut, say 1644.1,2 She died at Durham, Connecticut, after 30 December 1710.1,3

Ruth married (1) Joseph Baker, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), at Northampton, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts, 5 February 1662/63;1 she married (2) Deacon Thomas Lyman, son of Richard Lyman and Hepzibah Ford, about 1678.3,4,5

Family 1

Joseph Baker d. 29 Oct 1675

Family 2

Deacon Thomas Lyman b. abt. 1649, d. 15 Jul 1725
  • Thomas Lyman3 b. 13 Apr 1679
  • Mindwell Lyman3 b. abt. 1680
  • Deacon Ebenezer Lyman+3,4 b. 17 Jun 1682, d. 15 Feb 1762
  • Elizabeth Lyman3 b. 25 Mar 1685
  • Noah Lyman3 b. Apr 1687
  • Enoch Lyman3 b. 18 Jan 1691
This person was last edited on22 Dec 2017


  1. [S1968] Joan A. Hunter, "William1 Holton of Hartford, Connecticut, and Northampton, Massachusetts: With Discussion of His Prior History and Probable English Origin," The Genealogist 25 (Spring 2011): 3-28, at 27, further cited as Hunter, "William Holton of Hartford and Northampton."
  2. [S16] Mary L. Holman, Ancestry of Colonel John Harrington Stevens and His Wife Francis Helen Miller (Concord, New Hampshire: Rumsford Press, 1948), 390-391, further cited as Holman, Stevens-Miller Genealogy.
  3. [S16] Holman, Stevens-Miller Genealogy, 383-389.
  4. [S230] F. Phelps Leach, Lawrence Leach of Salem, Massachusetts and Some of His Descendants, 2 vols. (St. Albans, Vermont: Messenger Press, 1924-1925), 2:12, further cited as Leach Descendants.
  5. [S1872] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, 3 vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011), 981, further cited as Torrey, New England Marriages (2011).