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Rev. Samuel Ruggles

Male 1681 - 1749  (67 years)


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  • Name Samuel Ruggles 
    Prefix Rev. 
    Born 3 December 1681  Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 March 1748/9  Billerica, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • From Hazen’s History of Billerica, Massachusetts:
      Samuel “was teacher in Hadley a short time; chosen to assist Mr. Whiting for one year, 1707, July 7, and ordained his collengue. 1708, May 19. He received, 1707, Sept.. a grant of eight acres of land, at £4 per acre, ‘on the common. Westward of the meeting-house, bounded by Enoch Kidder West, by Rogers South, by a highway North, and East by a streight line from the Smith-East corner of Capt. Danforth, his paster, to the North-East corner of Rogers, his orchard, by уe pound.’ Тhis lot had been early granted to the famous Capt. Gookin, and after, exchanged for a larger grant, South-East of Nutting’s pond. Here Mr. Ruggles’ house stood, perhaps where Mrs. Osborn now lives [1883], or farther South. At his death, his homestead, ‘about 16 acres,’ ‘with a large mansion-house,’ was appraised at £2300; library at £16, 15s; bonds and bills, £238; Silver ‘Tanker’ and other plate, £110; wearing apparel, £86; beds and furniture, £88; clock, £35; cows and swine, £91 : Negro woman, £200. Total. £4103.” [2]
    Person ID I79843  Schirado
    Last Modified 5 August 2009 

    Father Capt. Samuel Ruggles,   b. 1 June 1658, Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 February 1715/6, Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Mother Martha Woodbridge,   b. 15 June 1658, Barford St. Martin’s, Wiltshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 July 1738, Billerica, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 8 July 1680  Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F8114  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 1 Elizabeth Whiting,   b. 26 April 1688, Dunstable, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 July 1727, Billerica, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Married 19 December 1710  Billerica, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Ruggles,   b. 21 September 1711, Billerica, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 August 1713, Billerica, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     2. Samuel Ruggles,   b. 29 May 1713, Billerica, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Nathaniel Ruggles,   b. 16 July 1715, Billerica, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 December 1717, Billerica, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     4. Elizabeth Ruggles,   b. 21 June 1717, Billerica, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Martha Ruggles,   b. 9 September 1719, Billerica, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +6. Dorothy Ruggles,   b. 7 January 1721/2, Billerica, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1804, Wilmington, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     7. Lucy Ruggles,   b. 9 February 1723/4, Billerica, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +8. Joseph Ruggles,   b. 9 January 1725/6, Billerica, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. before 2 November 1785  (Age < 59 years)
    Family ID F64015  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 2 Elizabeth Williams,   b. 12 January 1692/3, Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 June 1748, Billerica, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 18 April 1728  Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Nathaniel Ruggles,   b. 14 June 1729, Billerica, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 April 1730, Billerica, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. John Ruggles,   b. 4 July 1730, Billerica, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Sarah Ruggles,   b. 6 November 1731, Billerica, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +4. William Ruggles,   b. 30 April 1733, Billerica, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 March 1788, Leominster, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
    Family ID F53413  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S539] Gary Boyd Roberts, (Genealogical Publ. Co., Baltimore).

    2. [S348] Henry A. Hazen, (A. Williams & Co., Boston, 1883).

    3. [S25] Roxbury Vital Records.


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