Cook

Ruhamah CollinsAge: 79 years17281808

Name
Ruhamah Collins
Surname
Collins
Given names
Ruhamah
Death

Her name is spelled Reuhama, age 82 in the record. She was a widow, so Walter had already di ed.

Note

BIRTH: Barbour Collection of Guilford Vital Records, Vol. 16, p. 67 "Ruhamma (Collins,) dau . John Jr. and Rachel, born Sept 9, 1728. There is no marriage recorded in Guilford. Noted in The Hartford Times Genealogy Gleanings, (FHL fiche 6,333,834, part 3, #4350 date d Sept. 13, 1952.) NAME: Her name means "having obtained mercy" in Hebrew (Hosea 2:1) WALTER'S PROBATE: "At a court held 26 July, 1780 came Ruhamah Cook, widow of Richmond," allowed to be guardia n of Isaac, John and Asenah, minor children of Walter Cook, late of Richmond. (Probates of Be rkshire County, MA, Vol. 2, p. 184b, FHL film 873,481.) 1790 CENSUS: "Ruhama Cook" at Richmond, Berkshire, Mass. In the household are four males ove r 16 (Her four youngest sons hadn't married yet, the youngest of whom was 17) and 2 females ( Ruhama and youngest daughter Asenah (Susanna had died.) Also in Richmond is Philip Cook, neph ew of her husband, Manassa Collins, her brother and Dan Collins, perhaps another relative, Da vid Chapin who is later listed as a relative of her son John when he is admitted by the cour t as a non-compos person who needs a guardian. He is married to her daughter Lydia. (Roll: M6 37_4; Image: 0544, p. 503, Ancestry.com) 1800 CENSUS: She could be living with Isaac and Priscilla who have one older female over 45 i n the household. DEATH: Vital Records from Berkshire, MA, 1766-1930, (FHL film 250,319) "Widow Ruhannah Coo k died Jan. 28, 1808 age 82." Also in Vital Records of Berkshire, MA, (FHL 974.41/R1 V28r) : Richmond Deaths, p. 92: See also (http://www.rootsweb.com/~maberksh/towns/richmond/rb.htm l)

Note

"Families of Ancient New Haven," Vol 1, by D L. Jacobus, 1923, p. 440. Ref. is Wallingfor d Vital Records. The marriage is recorded, but no date or place. Her name is listed Rowen a (Calling.) This marriage not found in Barbour for Wallingford or Guilford, although Barbour cites vit al records for the births of their children, "son/dau Walter and Rowena Cook."

Birth September 9, 1728 32 30
Birth of a sisterLeah Collins
October 27, 1730 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherManassah Collins
May 21, 1735 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a sisterAsaneth Collins
March 10, 1737 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a brotherTyrannus Collins
July 4, 1741 (Age 12 years)
MarriageWalter CookView this family
November 5, 1748 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1
Lydia Cook
May 3, 1750 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2
Lucy Cook
November 28, 1752 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3
Eunice Cook
November 10, 1754 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a son
#4
Pitman Collins Cook
June 28, 1757 (Age 28 years)
Death of a motherRachel Mix
November 23, 1760 (Age 32 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJohn Collins
1761 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a son
#5
Walter Cook
September 10, 1764 (Age 36 years)
Birth of a son
#6
John Cook
October 2, 1767 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a daughter
#7
Asenah Cook
October 12, 1769 (Age 41 years)
Birth of a daughter
#8
Susannah Cook
February 26, 1770 (Age 41 years)
Marriage of a childDavid ChapinLydia CookView this family
about 1770 (Age 41 years)
Birth of a son
#9
Isaac Cook
1773 (Age 44 years)
Marriage of a childAshbel ConeEunice CookView this family
about 1775 (Age 46 years)
Marriage of a childAbijah NortonLucy CookView this family
about 1776 (Age 47 years)
Death of a daughterSusannah Cook
before July 1780 (Age 51 years)
Death of a husbandWalter Cook
July 26, 1780 (Age 51 years)
Marriage of a childPitman Collins CookRhoda BirchardView this family
about 1790 (Age 61 years)
Marriage of a childChester GoodaleAsenah CookView this family
interpreted July 10, 1790 () (Age 61 years)
Marriage of a childWalter CookBetsy BirchardView this family
March 5, 1793 (Age 64 years)
Death of a brotherManassah Collins
September 20, 1807 (Age 79 years)
Marriage of a childIsaac CookPriscilla CookView this family
about 1808 (Age 79 years)
Death January 28, 1808 (Age 79 years)
LDS child sealingyes

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LDS baptismyes

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LDS endowmentyes

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LDS spouse sealingWalter CookView this family
yes

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Unique identifier
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Last change October 21, 200915:53:48

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: April 26, 1716
2 years
elder brother
John Collins
Birth: September 11, 1718 22 20Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Death: Richmond, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States
3 years
elder sister
2 years
elder sister
19 months
elder brother
19 months
elder brother
22 months
herself
2 years
younger sister
5 years
younger brother
Manassah Collins
Birth: May 21, 1735 39 37Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Death: September 20, 1807Richmond, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States
22 months
younger sister
4 years
younger brother
Family with Walter Cook - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: November 5, 1748Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
18 months
daughter
3 years
daughter
Lucy Cook
Birth: November 28, 1752 29 24Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Death: after 1811Gorham, Ontario, New York, United States
23 months
daughter
Eunice Cook
Birth: November 10, 1754 31 26Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Death: December 8, 1844West Stockbridge, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States
3 years
son
Pitman Collins Cook
Birth: June 28, 1757 34 28Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Death: January 11, 1845Hancock, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States
7 years
son
3 years
son
John Cook
Birth: October 2, 1767 44 39Goshen, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States
Death: June 26, 1831Richmond, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States
2 years
daughter
5 months
daughter
Susannah Cook
Birth: February 26, 1770 47 41Goshen, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States
Death: before July 1780Richmond, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States
4 years
son