Posted By:William Perry
Subject:Re: Ruth Bourne
Post Date:October 22, 2011 at 23:39:02
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Meredith, I have some good information for you. I have found several records that have the information you are looking for. These are on-line databases so you can do follow-up research on the sources and locations in the data.

Ruth Barrows Bourne married Samuel Pearson Dean (two dates: 11 Apr 1841 and 26 Apr 1841) in Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts

Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910 for Ruth Barrows Bourne (11 Apr 1841)

Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910 for Ruth Borrows Bourne (26 Apr 1841)
Note change in middle name spelling.

I then searched for her death record and found her listed as Ruth B. Ford Deane, died 4 Mar 1904, So. Weymouth, Massachusetts. This record shows the secondary information as follows:

POB: Hanson
Father: Isaac Ford, POB: Hanson
Mother: Mehitable Barrows, POB: Hanson
Spouse: Samuel P. Deane

Her fatherís name of FORD confused me and I thought she may have been illegitimate and her mother married a BOURNE after Ruthís birth. This would make sense, but I did find some addition records with differing data as you will see below.

Massachusetts, Deaths, 1841-1915 for Ruth B. Ford Deane

I did a search on her motherís name and found these additional records;

Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910 for Mehitable Barrows as mother

Ruthís death record

Likely Brother; Isaac J. Bourne death record. Lists father as Isaac Bourne

Birth of Mehitable Barrows;

I hope this helps you in your quest, just follow-up with the sources and locations for primary source verification.

Good hunting and best regards, William