Ruth <I>Albritton</I> Gill

Ruth Albritton Gill

Farmerville, Union Parish, Louisiana, USA
Death 29 Mar 2006 (aged 89)
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Burial San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 106756928 · View Source
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Ruth Albritton was the daughter of Lloyd Wilson Albritton (1883-1967) and Katherine Isabelle "Belle" Green. Ruth Albritton married William Morrow Gill on 6 July 1938 in Lincoln Parish, Louisiana.

RUTH ALBRITTON GILL was the 9th great granddaughter of Stephen Hopkins of the Mayflower. Stephen Hopkins was a signer of the Mayflower Compact. Ruth was also the 8th great granddaughter of Giles Hopkins, son of Stephen Hopkins, and Giles was a child on the Mayflower. Stephen Hopkins was also on the ill fated voyage of the Sea Venture in 1609 to Jamestown. The Sea Venture was shipwrecked off the coast of Bermuda. In 1610, Stephen Hopkins finally arrived in Jamestown. Stephen signed on as an Indentured Servant and Minister's Clerk for 7 years to Reverend Richard Buck, an Oxford educated preacher. He read the Psalms in services for Reverend Buck in the Anglican Church (the Church of England) of Jamestown, Virginia. After completion of his service in Jamestown, Stephen Hopkins returned to England to learn that his wife, Mary, had died. Later Stephen married his second wife, Elizabeth Fisher. In 1620, Stephen Hopkins signed on to make the trip to America on the Mayflower, and he brought his entire family.

A portion of Ruth Albritton Gill's genealogy chart is shown below:

1 – Joseph Albryghton (b: abt 1630/35 in Staffordshire, England d: abt 1670 in York County, VA)

2 – Ralph Albritton (b: 1656 d: 21 Jan or Dec 1700 in York County, VA) [Buried in Charles Parish Church Cemetery in Tabb, York County, VA]

3 – Thomas Albritton (b: 1 Aug 1682, Charles Parish, York Co, VA d: 3 Mar 1730/31 in Princess Ann, Co, VA)

4 – James Albritton (b: 17 Sept 1705, Charles Parish, York Co, VA d: 1770, Pitt Co, NC)

5 – James Albritton (b: 1735, Princess Ann Co, VA d: abt. 1796, Pitt Co, NC)

6 – Enoch Albritton (b: 1771, Pitt Co, NC d: 14 Feb 1834, Wilcox Co, AL)
[Buried in Old Snow Hill Cemetery in Wilcox County, AL]

7 --GEORGE WASHINGTON ALBRITTON (b: 23 Oct 1810 in Twiggs Co, GA d: 28 Oct 1867 in Union Parish, LA)
Spouse #1: ELIZABETH FOWLER [Married 1842, Wilcox Co, AL] (b: 2 Feb 1813. She died in 1848 and George Washington Albritton married her sister, Sarah)
Spouse #2: SARAH ANN FOWLER [Married 3 Jan 1850, Wilcox Co, AL] (b: 22 Aug 1823 in AL d: 4 Oct 1875 in Union Parish, LA)
Child # 4: JOHN FOWLER ALBRITTON (b: 12 Nov 1860 and d: 13 Aug 1925)

8--JOHN FOWLER ALBRITTON (b: 12 Nov 1860; d: 13 Aug 1925 in Union Parish, LA)
Married: 7 Sep 1882
Spouse: FRANCES JAMES "FANNIE" BOATWRIGHT (b: 8 Apr 1863; d: 14 Feb 1930)
Child # 1 of 10: LLOYD WILSON ALBRITTON (b: 30 May 1883; d: 12 Aug 1967)

9 --LLOYD WILSON ALBRITTON (b: 30 May 1883 in Union Parish, LA; d: 12 Aug 1967 in Union Parish, LA)
Spouse: KATHERINE ISABELLE "BELLE" GREEN (b: 13 Jul 1885; d: 20 Apr 1967)
Married: 28 Dec 1904

10--RUTH ALBRITTON (b: 7 Nov 1916; d: 29 Mar 2006)
Spouse: WILLIAM MORROW GILL (b: 7 Jul 1914; d: 30 May 1990)
Married: 6 July 1938
Children of William Morrow Gill and Ruth Albritton:
(1)BETTY JEAN GILL (b: 1941 in Shreveport, LA)
(2)JAMES WILLIAM GILL (b: 11 Feb 1947 in Beaumont, TX d: 26 June 2010)
(3)ROBERT CLINTON GILL (b: 1951 in Beaumont, TX)

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