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Ruhamah Badcock Billings
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Birth: 1686
Dorchester
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Feb. 2, 1740
Milton
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA

Ruhamah Badcock, daughter of Benjamin & Hannah (Daniel) Badcock, was born in Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts ca. 1686.

Source: New England Historic Genealogical Register
Volume 19 Page 215-219

Joseph Billings & Ruhamah Badcock of Milton, married at Milton, April 4, 1706.
Source: Dorchester Births, Marriages, & Deaths to the End of 1825
City Document No. 54 Page: 98

Children of Joseph & Ruhamah (Badcock) Billings all born in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts
1. Hannah born 25 February 1707
2. Joseph born 17 June 1709
3. Benjamin born 6 September 1711
4. Sarah born 6 November 1712
5. Patience born 21 March 1715
6. William born 21 September 1717
7. Ebenezer born 19 September 1719
8. John born 29 May 1722
9. Ruhamah born 19 February 1725

Source: Vital Records of Milton, Massachusetts

NOTE: Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts was established as a town from part of Dorchester in 1662; but according to the references given above, some records still appear under Dorchester.

Her name in the birth & marriage records is shown as Ruhamah; however in some records on familysearch.org her name appears as Ruamy, Ruamah, Ruama & Ruhamah. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Joseph Billings (1681 - 1765)*
 
 Children:
  Hannah Billings Fenno (1707 - 1768)*
  William Billings (1717 - 1783)*
  Ebenezer Billings (1719 - 1766)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
In memory of
MRS. RUHANNA BILLINGS
wife of Mr. Joseph Billings.
She died Feb. 2d, 1740
aged 54 years

"Here lies her rest in peaceful dust,
Till God in glory raise the just"

Source:
Watts: "The History of Milton, Mass. 1640 to 1887" Press of Rockwell & Churchill; Boston: 1887
Page 480

 
Note: The inscription on her gravestone gives another spelling of her name "Ruhanna"
 
Burial:
Milton Cemetery
Milton
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Created by: Bette Hartman
Record added: Jul 27, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39963882
Ruhamah <i>Badcock</i> Billings
Added by: David Parsons
 
Ruhamah <i>Badcock</i> Billings
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