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Peter Ruth, Jr
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Birth: 1770
Bucks County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 3, 1841
Bucks County
Pennsylvania, USA

Peter Ruth, Jr., was born in 1770, in Springfield Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, the first child of Peter and Anna Maria Fluck Ruth. He was the grandson of immigrants Johann Georg and Anna Maria Ruth. On February 17, 1811, in Bucks County, he married Mary Magdalena Shaffer, daughter of George and Elizabeth Barbara Stieber Shaffer. They were the parents of 11 children: Sarah, George Shaffer, William Shaffer, John Shaffer, Peter Shaffer, Maria Hannah, Elizabeth, Lucy Ann, Charles B., Catharine and Aaron Ruth. Peter passed away December 3, 1841, in Springfield Township, and was buried in Trinity Union Church Cemetery there.

From the Independent Republican Newspaper, Allentown, Pa., Friday March 1, 1811:

"Married by the Rev. Mr. Dechant on 17th February, Mr. Peter Ruth to Miss Polly Schaefer, both of Springfield Township, Bucks County."
Family links: 
  Peter Ruth (1749 - 1833)
  Anna Maria Fluck Ruth (1753 - 1832)
  Mary Magdalena Shaffer Ruth (1790 - 1861)
  Peter Shaffer Ruth (1820 - 1905)*
  Elizabeth Ruth Boucher (1825 - 1866)*
  Peter Ruth (1770 - 1841)
  John George Ruth (1774 - 1850)*
  Michael Ruth (1777 - 1816)*
*Calculated relationship
Trinity Union Church Cemetery (Springfield Twp)
Bucks County
Pennsylvania, USA
Maintained by: Gregg Freese
Originally Created by: Wilton Golson
Record added: Aug 09, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56834816
Peter Ruth, Jr
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