John Whitney
Robert Reynolds
Mary Pulleyne
John Whitney
Ruth Reynolds
(1623-After 1695)
Ruth Whitney


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1. John Shadduck
2. Enoch Lawrence

Ruth Whitney 977

  • Born: 15 Apr 1645 977
  • Marriage (1): John Shadduck 20 Jun 1664 in Watertown, MA 977
  • Marriage (2): Enoch Lawrence 6 Mar 1675/76 in Watertown, MA 977,978
  • Died: Sep 1718 at age 73 977

bullet  Research Notes:

Reference source (not examined): Lawrence, Rev. John, Genealogy of the Family of John Lawrence (1869, Nichols and Noyes). See: Whitney.

13. Ruth3 Whitney (John2, John1); b. 15 Apr 1645 at Watertown, MA; m. John Shattuck, son of William Shattuck and Susanna (--?--), 20 Jun 1664 at Watertown, MA; m. Enoch Lawrence, son of John Lawrence and Elizabeth Kettleborough, 6 Mar 1676/77 at Watertown, MA; d. Sep 1718 at age 73.

John Shattuck was born between 11 Feb 1645 and 11 Feb 1646 at of Watertown, MA. He was born on 11 Feb 1646/47 at Watertown, MA. He died on 14 Sep 1675 at Watertown, MA, at age 28; drowned passing Charlestown ferry. His estate was probated on 5 Oct 1675 at Watertown, MA, inventory taken. He Savage, GenDictNE; says was in Capt. Beers' company at (the) Squakeag fight, and drowned ten days later (14 Sept) while crossing on the Charlestown Ferry. He BIR-MARR-DEA: 'Whitney Genealogy' by Pierce: 'drowned'; GenServ submitter: Wiley A. Jarell (; GenServ submitter: Bill Duprey ( Bill's sources: Watertown records, First Book and Supplement of Births, Deaths and Marriages. 'Died at age 28, drowned on the Charlestown ferry while crossing between Charlestown and Boston. He fought in the battle at (now) Northfield in King Phillip's War, and was one of the only 16 survivors. Ten days later he was drowned.'

Children of Ruth3 Whitney and John Shattuck all b. at Watertown, MA, were as follows:

+ 82. i. John4, b. 4 Jun 1666; m. Mary Blood.

83. ii. Ruth; b. 24 Jan 1667/68; b. 24 Jun 1668 at Watertown, MA.

+ 84. iii. William, b. 11 Sep 1670; m. Hannah Underwood.

+ 85. iv. Samuel, b. 1673; m. Elizabeth Blood.

Enoch Lawrence was born on 5 Mar 1648/49 at Watertown, MA. He died on 28 Sep 1744 at Groton, MA, at age 95; aged about 95 years. He BIR-MARR-DEA: 'Whitney Genealogy' by Pierce; Vital Records from the towns of Groton & Concord, Mass; Genealogy of the Family of John Lawrence, by Rev. John Lawrence, 1869; The Groton Register, by Elinor Skeate, 1993 (from Robert Young He was taxed in the amount of 11 shillings on 28 Oct 1701 at Groton, MA.

Children of Ruth3 Whitney and Enoch Lawrence were as follows:

+ 86. i. Nathaniel4, b. 21 Feb 1677/78 at Watertown, MA; m. Anna Scripture.

+ 87. ii. Daniel, b. 7 Mar 1681 at Groton, MA; m. Sarah (--?--); m. Hannah Jewell; m. Sarah Williams.

+ 88. iii. Zechariah, b. 16 Jul 1683 at Groton, MA; m. Abigail Parker; m. Lucy (--?--).

89. iv. Jeremiah; b. 1 May 1686 at Groton, MA; d. 28 Sep 1783 at Groton, MA, at age 97. 979


Ruth married John Shadduck 20 Jun 1664 in Watertown, MA.977 (John Shadduck was born 11 Feb 1645/46 and died 14 Sep 1675.)


Ruth next married Enoch Lawrence, son of John Lawrence and Elizabeth Waters, 6 Mar 1675/76 in Watertown, MA 977.,978 (Enoch Lawrence was born 5 Mar 1648/49 and died 28 Sep 1744.)

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