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 Ruby Taber <I>Merrihew</I> Bosworth

Ruby Taber Merrihew Bosworth

Fairhaven, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 3 Oct 1893 (aged 97)
New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot Section DD, Lot 9-A
Memorial ID 70691074 · View Source
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The daughter of Peter Merrihew and Sarah Andrews, Ruby grew up and lived for many years in Acushnet, Mass. in the area then known as North Fairhaven or Long Plain.

Ruby Taber Merrihew was married to Darius Bosworth on July 21, 1821, in Fairhaven, Mass.

Ruby and Darius lived for many years, until his death, on the family homestead off of Middle Rd. in Acushnet, Mass. Their property was located across the road from that of Ruby's parents, Peter and Sally Merrihew.

After the death of her husband, Darius, in 1872, Ruby spent her later years at the home of her son, William, in New Bedford, Mass. She passed away from Pneumonia eight days before her 98th birthday, on October 3, 1893, and was buried beside her husband at the Oak Grove Cemetery.

Darius and Ruby had five children:
Jonathan Bosworth (1821-1846)
Darius Bosworth (1823 - 1891)
William Bosworth (1826 - 1905)
Betsey A. Bosworth Gifford (1828 - 1904)
Sarah Merrihew Bosworth (1834-1836)

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  • Created by: J.Bosworth
  • Added: 1 Jun 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 70691074
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ruby Taber Merrihew Bosworth (11 Oct 1795–3 Oct 1893), Find A Grave Memorial no. 70691074, citing Oak Grove Cemetery, New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by J.Bosworth (contributor 47406424) .