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Ruth Morris


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   12158 1.0 Ruth Morrisfemale
11493 Father: Samuel Morris    bap. 11 Jul 1731 at Desborough    bur. 15 Jan 1803 at St Giles, Desborough
12092 Mother: Elizabeth Clarke    b. about 1733    bur. 02 Mar 1806 at St Giles, Desborough
Baptism: 29 Jun 1757 at Desborough (source reads 'Ruth the Daughter of Samuel Morris and Elizabeth his wife') Bp Transcripts Desb

Married: Edward Barratt  at Desborough after Banns, 25 Dec 1783 (marriage source reads: Edward Barratt of the parish of Bulwick and Ruth Morris of this parish By Banns) Bp Transcripts Desb
b. before 1765, at Bulwick, NorthamptonshireEst. from marriage



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