Ruth Greenslip

#785, (1656 - before 16 March 1724)
Relationship5th great-grandmother of Nelle Belle Bridges
Father*Thomas Greenslade1 (b 1630 - 1674)
Mother*Ann Poynter ( - 1692)

Family

Josiah Bridges b. 1650, d. 1715
Children 1.Ruth Bridges+9 (bt 1679 - 1681 - )
 2. Josiah Bridges Jr+ (1680 - bt 1753 - 1754)
 3.Anne Bridges6 (1684 - )
 4.Edmund Bridges+6 (1687 - )
 5.Mary Bridges+10 (1695/96 - )
 6.Mercy Bridges11 (c 1699 - )
 7.Hepzibah Bridges12 (1703 - )
Ruth Greenslip was also known as Ruth Greenslit. 
"Where daughter Ruth was in 1674 is unknown, but she appears in Ipswich in 1677. 19 Sept 1677 Ruth Greenslip (sic) married Josiah Bridges in Ipswich."2 
Ruth Greenslip was also known as Ruth Greenslade. 
Her married name was Bridges. 
Ruth Greenslip was also known as Ruth Greenslet. 
Birth*1656She was born in 1656 at Andover, Essex Co., MassachusettsB
Marriage*19 September 1677She married Josiah Bridges, son of Edmund Bridges and Elizabeth Manwaring, on 19 September 1677 at Ipswich, Essex Co., MassachusettsB.3,4,5 
before 1680She and Josiah Bridges removed to Boxford, Massachusetts, before 1680 Boxford.6 
Probate28 November 1682She was listed as a beneficiary in Jacob Pudeator's will on 28 November 1682 at Salem, Essex Co., MassachusettsB.7 
Death*before 16 March 1724She died before 16 March 1724 at Essex Co., MassachusettsB.8 
ChartsAncestors of Nelle Belle Bridges

Citations

  1. [S341] Charles Thornton, Sybil Noyes and Walter Goodwin, editor, Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire (Portland, ME: Southward Press, 1928), 289. Excerpts at Ancestry.com.
  2. [S993] Rootsweb postings, online http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/, Helen Graves <e-mail address>. Subject: [SALEM-WITCH-L] Ann Greenslet Pudeator background info
    Date: Wed, 26 Jul 2000.
  3. [S161] George Thomas Little, editor, Genealogical and Family History of the State of Maine (New York: Lewis Historical Publishing, 1909), four volumes, p. 1602.
  4. [S173] Massachusetts Marriages, 1633-1850, Index, online Ancestry.com, Josiah Bridges and Ruth Greenslip married 19 Sep 1677, Ipswich, Essex Co. Source: Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT, Film # 0777636.
  5. [S349] The Essex Institute, compiler, Vital Records of Ipswich, Massachusetts, to the end of the year 1849 (Three Volumes) (Salem, MA: Newcomb & Gauss, 1910), vol. II, p. 196: "Greenslip, Ruth, and Josiah Bridges, Sept. 19, 1977. CT R [Court record, Essex co., Quarterly Court].
  6. [S160] Sidney Pearley, History of Boxford, Essex County, Massachusetts (Boxford, MA: by the author, 1880), p. 70. Hereinafter cited as History of Boxford.
  7. [S795] Jacob Pudeator will (1682-1695), Probate record of Jacob Pudeator, d. 1694, Ipswich, Essex Co., Mass. Case no. 3298: Case no. 3298, 7 images. Essex P. R., Vol. 302, p. 25. Inv. same vol. and page. Probate of will 28 Nov 1682; inventory of 4 May 1694 after the death of his widow Ann Poynter; legacy to Ruth Granslade alias Bridges. Essex County, MA: Probate File Papers, 1638-1840., Massachusetts Trial Court Record Center, Boston, Massachusetts, online AmericanAncestors.org.
  8. [S387] Sidney Perley, editor, "Bridges Genealogy", The Essex Antiquarian XII:1 (Jan 1908): 27, "His wife Ruth survived him, and died in Andover before March 16, 1723-4, when administration was granted upon his estate."
  9. [S162] Notes on Edmund BRIDGES of Massachusetts and Some Descendants, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~sengercm/…, i. Ruth BRIDGES (10), married 10 Nov 1699 (4,10,16) in Salem (16)
    .......... Robert STILES (4,10,16), born 15 Nov 1675 (4) Rowley (S1), died ca 1721 Hebron CT where inventory taken 8 April 1721 (S2). Ruth married second between July 1721 and July 1725 (S2)
    .......... Joseph STRONG, and had children
    ..............1. Jemima STILES, born 27 Oct -17 (1700?) baptized 9 March 1701 Topsfield records (S3 ) apparently married a STRONG (S2).
    ..............2. Nathan STILES (S3) or Nathaniel STILES (S2), born 7 May 1703, married Ruth CARLINGS (S3),
    ..............3. Amos STILES, born 20 April 1705, married Martha SKINNER (S3),
    ..............4. Hepzibah STILES born 7 Nov 17--, baptized 6 Nov 1709, married Charles PHELPS (S3).
    ..............5. Job STILES, born 12 July 171-, baptized 17 July 1715, married Anna BLISS (S3).
  10. [S387] Sidney Perley, "Bridges Genealogy", p. 17.
  11. [S160] Sidney Pearley, History of Boxford, p. 70, no date listed.
  12. [S160] Sidney Pearley, History of Boxford, p. 70, no date listed, date given is possible from other sources.