Ruth/4 Wyman

F, #4694, (30 August 1726 - January 1797)
Father*Ens. Samuel/3 Wyman1 b. 7 Feb 1689/90, d. 18 Dec 1743
Mother*Susanna/3 Simonds1 b. 2 May 1689, d. 24 Nov 1752
Appears on charts:Descendants of John/2w Brooks
Descendants of John/3w Brooks
Descendants of Capt Timothy/4w Brooks
Last Edited:24 Aug 2017

Children with Timothy/5w Brooks:

  • John/6w Brooks9,10 b. 19 Jul 1749
  • Timothy/6w Brooks11 b. 24 Oct 1751, d. 27 Sep 1810
  • Ruth/6w Brooks12 b. 13 Jan 1753, d. 6 Sep 1807
  • Abigail/6w Brooks13 b. 18 Jun 1756, d. 9 Jan 1840
  • Samuel/6w Brooks14 b. 21 Dec 1758, d. 12 Nov 1805
  • Seth/6w Brooks15 b. 2 Mar 1760, d. 2 Dec 1806
  • Susanna/6w Brooks16 b. 11 Mar 1764
  • Thomas/6w Brooks17 b. 31 Mar 1767, d. 24 Mar 1827
  • Capt. Asa/6w Brooks18 b. 24 Aug 1768, d. 24 Jan 1825
  • Luke/6w Brooks19 b. 23 Sep 1772, d. 14 May 1850
Ruth/4 Wyman was born 30 Aug 1726 at Woburn, Massachusetts1, probably where she married, circa 1748 (the record is not found), her 2nd cousin Timothy/5w Brooks Jr., son of Capt. Timothy/4w Brooks and Abigail/3 Wyman.2,3,4 He died at Salem in 1788.5 She was head of household at Salem in the 1790 census6, and died there about the beginning of 1797 [newspaper notices dated 10 and 11 Jan], a. 70.7,8

Census Detail:

1790Salem, MARuth Brooks
MALES: One 16+
FEMALES: One6

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S210] Edward P. Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:288, Ruth Wyman b.
  2. [S41] General Register of the Society of Colonial Wars, 1899–1902, 578. Hereinafter SCW General Register, 1902.
  3. [S58] Frederick Adams Virkus, ed., Compendium of American Genealogy, "Timothy (1726-88), m Ruth Wyman (d 1797)."
  4. [S422] J. Montgomery Seaver, Brooks Family History, 20, probably following Virkus.
  5. [S600] Vital Records of Salem, Massachusetts to the End of the year 1849, 5:111, Timothy Brooks d. (Salem Gazette, 11 Nov 1788).
  6. [S1790] 1790 U.S. Census, Salem, Essex, MA, M637/4/585, Ruth Brooks.
  7. [S600] Salem VR, 5:110, Ruthy Brooks d. (Salem Advertiser, 10 Jan 1797).
  8. [S59] Columbian Centinel, 11 Jan 1797, Deaths.
  9. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:29, John Brooks b.
  10. [S291] John Brooks Stevens, citing Jonas Brooks Bible: "son of Timothy Brooks."
  11. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:29, Timothy Brooks b.
  12. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:29, Ruth Brooks b.
  13. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:29, Abigail Brooks b.
  14. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:29, Samuel Brooks b.
  15. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:29, Seth Brooks b.
  16. [S181] International Genealogical Index (IGI), 1992 edition, MA: 10,974, Susanna Brooks b.
  17. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:29, Thomas Brooks b.
  18. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:29, Asa Brooks b.
  19. [S181] IGI (1992), MA: 10,923, Luke Brooks b.