Ruth Leavitt Dearborn

F, #6226, (14 December 1814 - 9 April 1852)
Father*Samuel Dearborn1 b. 18 Jul 1773
Mother*Ruth Leavitt1 b. 8 Jul 1784
Appears on charts:Descendants of Joshua/3k Brooks
Descendants of Pvt. William/4k Brooks
Descendants of William/5k Brooks Jr.
Last Edited:29 Oct 2017

Children with Dea. Joshua/6k Brooks:

  • Anna Abby/k Brooks4,9 b. circa 1841
  • Mary Alice/7k Brooks10 b. circa May 1844, d. 4 Dec 1862
  • Ruth L[eavitt]/k Brooks4,9 b. circa 1846
Courtesy GraveMatters.com.
Courtesy GraveMatters.com.
Ruth Leavitt Dearborn, born 14 Dec 1814 in Pagetown, North Hampton, New Hampshire1, there married, as his 1st wife, 17 Dec 1839, Dea. Joshua/6k Brooks, son of William/5k Brooks and Prudence Hammond.2
     They lived at Portsmouth, New Hampshire, where in the 1840 census they comprised a household of two.3 In 1850 their Portsmouth household included Joshua (a. 36, conductor), Ruth Ann (a. 35), and children Ana Abby (9), Mary A. (6), and Ruth L. (4), all in school.4
     Ruth died 9 Apr 1852, a. 37.5 Joshua remarried, 1853, and died at Portsmouth 20 Jan 1878, a. 63.6,7 Ruth is buried with Joshua and his 2nd wife in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Eliot, Maine.8

Census Detail:

1840Portsmouth, NHJoshua Brooks | 00001 000013
1850Portsmouth, NH319 | 411 | Joshua Brooks | 36 | M | Conductor | 1500 | ME
Ruth Ann | 35 | F | NH
Ana Abby | 9 | F | NH | Attended school
Mary A. | 6 | F | NH | Attended school
Ruth L. | 4 | F | NH | Attended school

315 | 405 | Sarah Green | 76 | F | 500 | ME
___ | 406 | James Cole | 25 | M | Tanner | ME
Lydia | 24 | F | ME
Hannah Brooks | 23 | F | ME4

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1371] Lois Ralph, citing unspecified LDS Pedigree Resource File.
  2. [S1477] Dana Rae Pelletier, "Mount Pleasant and Greenwood Cemeteries, Bolt Hill Road, Eliot, ME," Deacon Joshua Brooks, Ruth L. Brooks.
  3. [S1840] 1840 U.S. Census, Portsmouth, Rockingham, NH, Roll 242, Page 119, Joshua Brooks.
  4. [S1850] 1850 U.S. Census, Portsmouth, Rockingham, NH, M432/437/28, Joshua Brooks [Brocks in Ancestry.com index].
  5. [S1477] "Mount Pleasant and Greenwood Cemeteries," Ruth L. Brooks.
  6. [S1477] "Mount Pleasant and Greenwood Cemeteries," Deacon Joshua Brooks: g.s. says 20 Jan 1878.
  7. [S2058] FamilySearch.org, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947," 004243485 > image 2986 of 5035; Bureau Vital Records and Health Statistics, Concord, Joshua Brooks.
  8. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #85029126.
  9. [S1478] Family bible of Dea. Joshua Brooks of Portsmouth, NH.
  10. [S2058] FamilySearch.org, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947," 004243485 > image 2797 of 5035; Bureau Vital Records and Health Statistics, Concord, Alice M. Brooks.