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Vital record look up

Posted: 16 Sep 2012 11:36PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Wilcox, Allen
I would like a VR lookup for Ruth Allen, married Stephen Wilcox
Feb. 1782.
Record has both of Dartmouth, Ma.
That is all the information I have on her. Stephen was born Dartmouth, 18 May 1747.
Would NEHGS have anything on her?
I know not much information, but reading other message on here, I am hopeful something can be found. Thanks

Re: Vital record look up

Posted: 27 Oct 2012 1:33PM GMT
Classification: Query
There was a Ruth born 01-Mar-1760 to Jedediah and Eunice Allen [Dartmouth VR 1:24].

Rather than a man who would have been nearly 35 at marriage it is much more likely that the Stephen Wilcox who married Ruth Allen 13-Feb-1782 [Dartmouth VR 2:548] was either:

Stephen, son of Jabez and Hannah Wilcox, born 28-Apr-1757 [Dartmouth VR 1:303]

or:

Stephen, son of Daniel and Sylvis Wilcox, born 20-Sep-1757 [Dartmouth VR 1:303]

The three volumes of "Vital Records of Dartmouth Massachusetts to the Year 1850" are in the public domain and available multiple sites online. For a guide to published Massachusetts vital records see:

http://plymouthcolony.net/resources/tanbooks.html

Dale H. Cook, Member, NEHGS and MA Society of Mayflower Descendants;
Plymouth Co. MA Coordinator for the USGenWeb Project
Administrator of http://plymouthcolony.net
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