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Ruth Peirce

Female 1662 - 1748  (85 years)


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  • Name Ruth Peirce 
    Born 22 November 1662  Boston, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 10 July 1748  Stoneham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Ruth first married Philip Kirtland, second Joshua Eaton as his second wife, third Jonathan Dunster as his third wife, fourth Amos Merritt, and fifth Peter Hay as his fifth wife.

      Check out Frederick W. Wead’s article “Ruth Peirce’s five husbands” in The American Genealogist 26 (1950): 162.
    Person ID I89999  Schirado
    Last Modified 7 July 2013 

    Father John Peirce,   b. about 1631, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 October 1682, Boston, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years) 
    Mother Ruth Bishop,   b. 14 April 1639, Boston, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 15 April 1656  Boston, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F12806  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 1 Philip Kirtland,   b. about 1656,   d. 28 June 1688, Lynn, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 32 years) 
    Married 14 October 1679  Lynn, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F59330  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 2 Joshua Eaton,   b. 4 December 1653, Reading, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 November 1717, Reading, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 18 December 1690  Reading, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F10765  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 3 Jonathan Dunster,   b. 28 September 1653, Cambridge, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. before 29 November 1725, Cambridge, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 72 years) 
    Married 25 November 1719  Reading, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F59334  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 4 Amos Marrett,   b. 15 February 1659, Cambridge, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 November 1739, Cambridge, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 22 November 1732  Cambridge, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F59335  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 5 Peter Hay,   b. about 1657, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 April 1748, Stoneham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 91 years) 
    Married 29 October 1742 (int.)  Stoneham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F59336  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S631] Thomas Bellows Wyman & Henry Herbert Edes, (Boston: D. Clapp, 1879).

    2. [S130] (Boston 1912).


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