Ruth Allen

Last updated 9 Sep 2021 in Spear–Johnson Family.

Individual

Born: Abt 1835

Supporting evidence for:
name

book-history-of-concord-1883: Erasmus Briggs, History of the Original Town of Concord, Being the Present Towns of Concord, Collins, N. Collins, and Sardinia, Erie County, New York; Rochester, N.Y. : Union and Advertiser Co.'s Print, 1883; book image (PDF), Internet Archive (https://archive.org: accessed 20 Apr 2018); original held by Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

Additional detail for reference: Page 679 (PDF page 697)

Comment: Source includes name (Ruth Allen).

census-us-1860-ps-ny-erie-collins-29: 1860 U.S. Census, population schedule, New York, Erie County, Collins, page 29 (form) or 119 (stamped); 1860 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 16 August 2018) > "New York > Erie > Collins" image 29; citing “Eighth Census of the United States, 1860, NARA microfilm publication M653 (1438 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 803751]

Additional detail for reference: Line 26, dwelling 224

Comment: Source includes [married] name (Ruth Palmerton).

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birth

census-us-1860-ps-ny-erie-collins-29: 1860 U.S. Census, population schedule, New York, Erie County, Collins, page 29 (form) or 119 (stamped); 1860 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 16 August 2018) > "New York > Erie > Collins" image 29; citing “Eighth Census of the United States, 1860, NARA microfilm publication M653 (1438 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 803751]

Additional detail for reference: Line 26, dwelling 224

Comment: Source includes age (25) and location (New York). Using the official census date of 1 June 1860 gives a birth date range from 2 June 1834 to 1 June 1835.

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Family

Spouse/Partner: Joseph A. Palmerton (1824 – ?)

Married: 1854

Supporting evidence for:
marriage

book-history-of-concord-1883: Erasmus Briggs, History of the Original Town of Concord, Being the Present Towns of Concord, Collins, N. Collins, and Sardinia, Erie County, New York; Rochester, N.Y. : Union and Advertiser Co.'s Print, 1883; book image (PDF), Internet Archive (https://archive.org: accessed 20 Apr 2018); original held by Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

Additional detail for reference: Page 679 (PDF page 697)

Comment: Source includes year (1854).

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Child: Frank Palmerton (? – ?)

Child: Allen D. Palmerton (1856 – ?)

Child: Eunice A. Palmerton (1859 – ?)

Miscellaneous Facts

Attributes

Residence: 1 Jun 1860 at Collins, Erie County, New York, United States

Supporting evidence for:
attributes

census-us-1860-ps-ny-erie-collins-29: 1860 U.S. Census, population schedule, New York, Erie County, Collins, page 29 (form) or 119 (stamped); 1860 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 16 August 2018) > "New York > Erie > Collins" image 29; citing “Eighth Census of the United States, 1860, NARA microfilm publication M653 (1438 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 803751]

Additional detail for reference: Line 26, dwelling 224

Comment: Source includes census date (1 Jun 1860) and location (Collins, Erie County, New York).

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Research Notes (Conflicts/Spelling/Followup)

FOLLOWUP

Ruth's father was Isaac Allen, a prominent pioneer of Erie County.

The first name of Isaac's wife may have been Lydia.

Was Ruth's real name Sylvia?

Sources

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