Ruth Barker <I>Sears</I> Simpkins

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Ruth Barker Sears Simpkins

New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 1882 (aged 50–51)
Burial Yarmouth Port, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 42686113 · View Source
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Publication: Barnstable Patriot; Date: Jun 20, 1882; Section: None; Page: 2
Mrs Ruth B Simpkins who owned the beautiful Simpkins place in Yarmouth Port,died suddenly in Newpoer R I on Sunday,11th inst.She was the daughter of Willard Sears of New Bedford.Her remains were taken to Yarmouth Port for burial.
additional information courtesy of RJensen in the forums

Ruth Simpkins
Home in 1880: New York City, New York, New York
Age: 50
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1830
Birthplace: Massachusetts
Relation to Head of Household: SisterL
Father's birthplace: Massachusetts
Mother's birthplace: Massachusetts
Neighbors: View others on page
Marital Status: Widowed
Race: White

Nathaniel Simpkins 50
Ruth Simpkins 50
Bessie Simpkins 22
Nathaniel Simpkins 19
John Simpkins 17
Ruth Simpkins 15
Willard Simpkins 13
Charles Simpkins 11
Mable Simpkins 9
Jane Bayrne 49
•Name: John SIMPKINS
•Sex: M
•Birth: 18 FEB 1831 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA
•Death: 06 NOV 1870 in Newport, Rhode Island, USA
•Note: He was a wealthy stockbroker of NY, died suddenly.

Father: John SIMPKINS

Marriage 1 Ruth Barker SEARS b: 02 DEC 1831 in Massachusetts, USA
•Married: 07 OCT 1856

1. Willard Sears SIMPKINS b: 24 FEB 1864 in New York, USA
2. Charles Ritchie SIMPKINS b: 11 JUL 1867 in Massachusetts, USA
3. Ruth SIMPKINS b: 19 NOV 1864 in New York, USA
4. Eliza SIMPKINS b: 18 SEP 1858 in New York, USA
5. John Norris SIMPKINS b: 1859 in New York, USA
6. John SIMPKINS b: 27 JUN 1862 in Massachusetts, USA
1860 United States Federal Census
Name: John Simpkins
Age in 1860: 29
Birth Year: abt 1831
Birthplace: Massachusetts
Home in 1860: Brooklyn Ward 6 District 3, Kings, New York
Gender: Male
Post Office: Brooklyn
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members: Name Age
John Simpkins 29
Ruth D Simpkins 23
Eliza Simpkins 2
John L Simpkins 7/12
Bridget Riley 25
Catharine Breedy 20

additional information courtesy of Christina11 in the forums.
Her parents are in Rural Cemetery, New Bedford. If you want to link them:
Mother - Ruth Cushman Sears FAG #97957274

Father - Willard Sears FAG #97957412

additional information courtesy of D J Pimentel (#47148697)
Nurse Jane Byrne

Family Members



wife of John Simpkins




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  • Find A Grave Memorial 42686113
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ruth Barker Sears Simpkins (2 Dec 1831–1882), Find A Grave Memorial no. 42686113, citing Woodside Cemetery, Yarmouth Port, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by ditdit (contributor 47012745) .