VITAL RECORDS OF
ROXBURY MASSACHUSETTS
TO THE END OF THE YEAR 1849 (Deaths)
Published by The Essex Institute
Salem, Mass.
1925
Newcomb & Gauss Printers
Salem, Mass.

Surnames Starting with R

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RACHFORD

Mary, d. James and Catherine, croup Apr 23, 1848, a. 1y

RAFTER

Sarah, b. Marblehead, consumption, at the alms house, Oct 31, 1847, a. 78y

RAMSDELL (See also Rumsdill)

Mesheck (Meshech. dup.), dup 27, 1800

RAMSEY

Eunice, June 5, 1707
Eunice, d. John (and Anna, g.r.1), July 7, 1734. (a. 16y 9m, g.r.1)

RAND

Anna, July --, 1833, a. 17m
Ezra D., s. Nahum and Dolly C., dropsy on brain, Nov 3, 1847, a. 2y 3m
Francis Arnold, s. Edward S., of Boston, July --, 1840, a. 18m
Julia Elisabeth, d. William and Helen, bur June 28, 1839, a. 2 1-2y. c.r.5
Mary Jarvis, d. William and Helen, bur June 8, 1839, a. 6m, c.r.5

RANDALL

Abraham (old age, Apr 6, c.r.3), 1834, a. 78y
James B., a pauper, Mary 14, 1831, a. 4y
John, m., carpenter, s. Abram and Sarah, consumption Sept 11, 1846, a. 66y
Jonas, Jan 16, 1833, a. 54y
Joseph, s. Abraham, of Brookline, Oct 9, 1793, a 14m. c.r.3
Reuben, Feb 7, 1817, a. 35y
Sarah Ann, w. Stephen (child bed fever, c.r.3) Dec 1, 1814, a. 25y
Stephen, m., s. Abraham and Zebia, cancer, Apr 16, 1847, a. 58y 8m.
Zibiah, w. Abraham (old age, c.r.3) Mar 18, 1833, a. 78y g.r.4, (a. 76y c.r.3)

RAWLIN

Polley Nov 10, 1804

RAYNOLDS (see also Reynolds)

Mary, b Ireland, cholera morbus, at the alms house Sept 26, 1849, a. 23y

REA

Isabel W., d. W.A., Sept --, 1838, a 3m

READ (see also Reed)

Charles, Dec 16, 1827, a. 417
Hannah, d. John, Feb 18, 1815, a 31y
John, Esq., Jan 13, 1813, a. 85y
Joseph Nov 24, 1814, a. 21y
Peter, of Woodstock Dec 29, 1751, a. 27y 2d, g.r.1
Rebecca, w. George May 9, 1834, a. 34y
Sally, d. John, jr. and Mary Sept 25, 1801
-----, ch Jon(athan), Oct 15, 1803, a. 18m

RECKARD (see also Reckards)

Rosanna, d. Sam(ue)l T. and Rosanna, inflammation of bowels Mar 22, 1849, a. 8m

RECKARDS (see also Reckard)

Josiah, typhus fever Oct 17, 1820, a. 37y, c.r.3

REED (see also Read)

Adelaide E., b. Bedford, d. W(illia)m N. and Lucy Ann M., lung fever Mar 30, 1847, a 1y, 3m
Betsy, only d. John Nov 16. 1784, a. 15y, n.r.2
Harriet, w. John, July --, 1835
Henrietta B., d. Levi Jan 13, 1843
Henrietta M., d. Levi and Louisa C., scarlet fever June 21, 1849, a. 2y 10m
Louisa, consumption Nov 19, 1840, a. 22y, c.r.3

REILY (see also Riley)

David, oppression at the stomach by eating green fruit, Oct 10, 1794, a. 15y c.r.3

REMINGTON

John, bur 8:4m:1667, c.r.1

REORIDEN

Catherine, d. Jeremiah and Julia, brain fever Sept 13, 1848, a.2y

REYNOLDS (see also Raynolds)

W(illia)m J., jr., s. W(illia)m J. and Martha P., June 14, 1847, a. 12d

RHOADES (see aldo Rhodes)

Nabby, w. Aaron Feb 6, 1812

RHODES (See also Rhoades)

Abigail, canker in bowels Mar 23, 1812, a 33y, c.r.3

RICE

Alanson, h. Caroline Nov 29, 1840, p.r. 5
Amos June 2, 1804, a. 22y, c.r.2
Caroline, w. Alanson Oct 4, 1840, p.r.5
Charles W(illia)m, s. Isaac N. and Mary Dec 6, 1844, a. 5 2-3y
Harriet Newell, d. Timothy B., May 8, 1824, a. 10m
Luther, lock jaw, issue of Sept 9, 1795, a. 21y, n.r.4
Timothy B., Sept 2, 1829, a.34y

RICH

Geoge L., s. Nepthali and Betsey Jan 29, 1849, a. 1m, 16d

RICHARD (see also Richards)

John (Richards dup) Dec 26, 1801 a. 24y (1802 dup)

RICHARDS (see also Richard)

Abagail, Mrs., consumption, bur Dec 25, 1831, a. 83y, c.r.2
Bulah, w. Lemuel, Aug 31, 1818, a.33y, c.r.2
Caroline Frances Child, d. John and Hannah Jan 25, 1827 a. 18m, c.r.2
Cynthia, w. Lemuel Sept 22, 1812, a. 26y g.r.3
David Mar 11, 1782, a. 37y, c.r.2
Davy, “Old”, bur 1:7m:1680, c.r.1
Deborah, wid., June 27. 1826, a. 48y. c.r.2
Ebenezer Mar 10,. 1776, a. 55y, c.r.2
Edward, m., farmer, lung complaint Apr 4, 1847, a. 74y
Edwin, s. Walter W., dec., Feb 1, 1837
Eliza, w. Lawrence, of Charlestown, d. Edward Turner June 8, 1823, a. 27y
Hannah, wid., May 9, 1782, a. 82y, c.r.2
Hannah, d. wid. Tabitha June 29. 1794 a. 28y, c.r.2
Hannah, w. Jesse, of Dedham Aug 24, 1832, a. 70y
Henry Lincoln, b. Hillsborough, Ill., s Geo(rge) H. and Irene H., dysentery Sept 9, 1849, a. 6y 4m. 17d.
Jeremiah, Capt., Aug 4, 1763, in his 83d y. n.r.5
Jeremiah, jr., Feb 25, 1774, in his 43d year, c.r.2
Jeremiah, Jan 14, 1776, a. 70y, c.r.2
Jeremiah, May 3, 1799, a. 29y c.r.2
Joel, Dec 31, 1800, a. 27y c.r.2
John, s. L., Mar 8, 1828, a. 3y, c.r.2
John Warren, s. Lemuel Whooping ?? May 25, 1833, a. 20m c.r.2
Jonathan, Dea (from Dedham, old age, c.r.3) July 21, 1837, a 77y
Joseph Nov --, 1790, a. 74y, c.r.2
Joseph Apr 14, 1815, a. 72y, c.r.2
Joseph, a pauper Mar 21, 1833, a. 51y
Joshua Dec 31, 1820, a. 57y
Levi Feb 18, 1805, a. 34y (a. 31y c.r.2)
Lucie, d. Nath(anie)l and Mary Oct 15, 1746
Lucy, d. David and Melatiah Jan 10, 1788, a. 14y, c.r.2
Lucy Elizabeth, d. Geo(rge) H. and Irene H., dysentery Sept 7. 1849, a. 1y 4m. 23d
Mark June 1, 1826, a. 42y
Mary, w. Nath(anie)l Nov 20, 1746
Mary, wid., Apr 17. 1814, a. 84y, c.r.2
Nath(anie)l, s. Nath(anie)l and Mary Oct 3, 1746
Nathaniel Mar 25, 1786, a. 74y. c.r.2
Noah Davis, s. Jeremiah and Abigail Mar 15, 1798 (a. 13y, c.r.2)
Persis, Mrs., May 31, 1833, a. 74y
Samuel June 26. 1776, a. 25y, c.r.2
Sarah June 6, 1897, c.r.2
Sarah, wid. Giles Apr --, 1836, a. 67y
Solomon Oct 9, 1834, a. 83y
Susan, d. Joseph and Susannah May 30, 1816, a. 5y, c.r.2
Tabitha, wid., July 19, 1798, c.r.2
Thomas, s. Jeremiah, jr. and Hannah July 22, 1742
Walter W., Nov 4, 1836, a. 32y (a. 33y, g.r.5)
Walter E., s. Walter W., Feb 1, 1837, a.14 w.g.r.5
-----, ch. Joseph, jr., Dec 18, 1779, a. 2d.c.r.2
-----, youngest s. Mark, kicked by a horse Sept 16, 1784, a. 4y n.r.4
-----, ch. Lemuel, Sept 13, 1808, a 12h. c.r.2
-----, ch. Joshua and Deborah Mar 15, 1809, a. 7d. c.r.2
-----, ch Lemuel and Cinthia Apr 3, 1812, a. 12m, c.r.2
-----, ch. Danforth Aug 17. 1833, a. 4m. c.r.2
-----, ch. Lemuel Feb 22, 1834, a. 10d, c.r.2

RICHARDSON

Abigail, wid. John, Esq., at Boston Sept 22, 1770, a. 81y g.r.1
Abigail, wid. Joseph Nov 7. 1816, a. 62y. g.r.1
Albert, s. Josiah and Martha Jan 26. 1829 (a. 14y dup)
Frances T.A., Mar --, 1823, a. 18y
George, dysentery Oct 31, 1822, a. 3y, c.r.3
Jesse P., suicide May 29, 1840, a. 46y
John, Esq., Jan 17. 1752, in his 67th y. g.r.1
John (s. Joseph and Abigail, g.r.1) Feb 14, 1824, a. 45y (a. 46y, g.r.1)
Joseph, Mar 12, 1790, a. 41y, g.r.1
Maria M.., d. Henry H. and Celia, disease on the brain Oct 20, 1848, a 1y
Maria A., b. Jamaica Plain, d. John and M.M., dropsy on brain Nov 23, 1849, 1. 1y 10d.
Martha, w. Josiah Oct 25, 1842, a. 57y
Mary, d. John, Esq. and Abigail Aug 24, 1745 in her 22d y. g.r.1
Nathaniel Apr 18, 1812, a 32y
Peter, Jan --, 1819
Susanna, wid., Jan 24, 1802, a. 79y
-----, ch. Luther Dec 5, 1806, a. 1m
-----,s. Geo(rge) Sept 24, 1836, a. 5m. c.r.3

RICKS

Thomas Mar 25, 1802

RIDDELL (see also Riddle)

John (Riddle July 24, g.r.4)1836, a. 28y (a. 58y g.r.4)
Jane, w. Andrew (cancer, c.r.3) Sept 18, 1830, a. 56y g.r.4

RIDER

Caroline, w. Adolphus, inflammation May 29, 1846, a. 35y
Sarah, w. Thomas Aug 15, 1714 (a. abt. 40y g.r.1)

RIGGS

Edward, bur 5:1m:1671-2, c.r.1
Elizabeth, d. Edward, bur May --, 1634
Elizabeth, w. Edward, bur Oct --, 1635
Elizabeth, w. Edward, bur 2:7m:1669, c.r.1
John, s. Edward, bur Oct --, 1634
Lidea, d. Edward, bur Aug --, 1633

RIGNE (see also Rigney)

Anthony, s. Anthony and Catherine, croup Feb 29. 1848, a. 7m

RIGNEY (see also RIgne)

William, s. W(illia)m and Hannah, decline Jan 2, 1849, a. 21d

RILEY (see also Reily)

Adison Ware, s. James and Avis Nov 13, 1831, a.2y 7m. g.r.5
James Nov 6, 1829, a. 39y
James, s. James, dec., Nov --, 1831, a. 5y
James Whipple, s. James and Avis Nov 26. 1831, a. 7y, g.r.5
Hannah. unm., b Ireland, consumption Dec 12, 1848, a. 28y
Richard, s. Thomas and Bridget, croup Apr 8, 1849, a. 11m

RIPLEY

Christianna, m., b Germany. consumption June 2, 1848, a. 38y

RIUE

-----, June 2, 1804, a. 22y

ROACH

Daniel, s. D. and Winneford, teething Sept 6, 1849, a. 9m
Edward, b Ireland, ship fever, at the alms house Aug 55, 1847, a. 25y
James, s. James and Ellen, bowel complaint Aug 7. 1848, a. 2m. 15d
John, s. Thomas and Mary, bowel complaint May 14, 1848, a. 2y
Michael, b Ireland, ship fever, at the alms house June 19,. 1847, 1 22y

ROAKS

Margarett, d. Thomas and Margarett, decline Aug 17. 1849, a. 6m

ROBBINS (see also Robins)

Aaron, at the alms house Oct 10, 1828, 1. 28y
Andrew G., s. A., consumption, July 4, 1846 a. 14y
Elisha Oct 23, 1805, a. 26y
John Oct 11, 1797, a. 23y n.r.4
Matilda Caroline, d. Aaron and Susana, Sept 8, 1811, a. 6w g.r.1
Rebecca, Sept 7, 1805, a. 18y. c.r.2
Susanna W., d. Aaron and Susanna Aug 29. 1807, a. 3m g.r.1

ROBERTS

John, dropsy, 27:9m:1651 c.r.1
John, under the command of Capt Sam(ue)l Wadsworth, slain by Indians at Sudbury Apr 21, 1676
-----, “Old Mother”, a Welch woman bur. 7:11m:1645-6 in her 103d y. c.r.1

ROBERTSON

Hannah, wid., b Scotland, old age Mar 19, 1847, a. 85y
Thomas, of Aberdeen, Scotland June 27. 1824, a. 75y

ROBINS (see also Robbins)

W(illia) Mar 20, 1805
-----, ch Elisha Aug 28, 1807, a. 3m

ROBINSON

Ellenor (Eleanor, a pauper. dup) w. William May 15, 1834 (May 14, a. 33y dup)
John P., s. J.P., Oct 2, 1837, a.6m
Leah Nov 15, 1804
Sarah, wid Thomas Nov 15, 1710
-----, ch Elenor June 2, 1834, a. 27d

RODGERS (see also Rogers)

Harriet B., May 20, 1834, a. 5y
William, fever Nov 20, 1809, a. 25y, c.r.3
Emogine C., d. Russell and Ann S., bowel complaint July 29, 1849, a. 3m 7d
James, Dec 31, 1751, a. 19y 10m. g.r.1
John, s. Jeremiah and Elizabeth Apr 13, 1708
John, s. Jeremiah and Elizabeth Sept 15, 1712
Jona(than) P., m., counselor at law, b Augusta ME., consumption Nov 26. 1846, a.46y
Mary B., Mrs., Sept 5, 1839, a. 67y
Mary C., d. Ammon and Mary,. consumption Feb 11, 1847, a. 19y
Samuel, unm., gentleman, paralysis May 31, 1849, a. 40y
-----, ch still born, Jeremiah and Elizabeth, Sept 21, 1705

ROOK (see also Rorke, Rourke, O'Rouke)

Elizabeth C., w. William H., consumption Jan 3, 1847, a. 33y
Mary, b. Ireland, w. Patrick, at Dorchester, bur at Roxbury consumption, Sept 7, 1848, a. 30y

ROONEY

James, s. William and Esther, consumption Sept 11, 1849, a 1y 9m
John, b. Ireland, s. Patrick and Mary, accidental Apr 25, 1848, a. 9y
Thomas, s. Bernard and Bridget, croup Feb 15, 1849, a. 1m 15d

ROOTE

-----, “Old Moth(e)r” wid. Tho(mas) Ruggles, bur 14:12m:1674-5, in her 89th y, c.r.1

RORKE (see also Rook)

Edward, m., laborer, b. Ireland, jaundice Mar 21, 1849, a.34y

ROSE

Esther, w. Henry, of Hartford, Conn., dropsy Oct 3, 1836, a. 31y c.r.3

ROSEMEYER (see also Rosemyer)
Hannah, b. Sharon, w. Henry C., typhus fever Oct 6, 1846, a 28y
Monroe B., ch. H.C., Sept 13, 1841, a 6w
Sarah B., w. Henry C., Sept 6. 1841, a. 24y

ROSEMYER (see also Rosmeyer)

-----, ch. H. and C., typhus fever, Aug 29,. 1846, a.3y

ROSS

Charles L., s. John and Elizabeth, lung fever June 14, 1849, a. 3y

ROURK (see also ROOK)

James, s. Patrick and Mary, convulsions Aug 8, 1848, a.3m
Maria, d. John and Ann, decline Aug 30, 1849, a. 2m
Margarett, d. Michael and Bridget, measles Oct 24, 1849, a. 1y 6m

ROUSE

Oliver, Jan 16. 1824, a 40y

ROWE

Catherine, w. Thomas, dropsy June 29, 1822, a 36y. c.r.3
Harriet, erysipelas May 3, 1842, a 5w. c.r.3
-----, ch. still born, Elihu and Sophia Aug 18, 1847

RUGGLE (see also Ruggles)

Hanna (Hanna Ruggles, CT.R.) d. Samuell, Mar 16. 1655 (1655-6 CT.R)
John (Ruggles, Sergt. c.r.1), jr., s. Tho(mas) Sept 15, 1658
Sarah (Ruggles, c.r.1), d. Samuell, bur Nov 11, 1664
-----, in. ch. John, bur. 22:12m:1687-8, c.r.1)

RUGGLES (see also Ruggle, Rugle)

Anna, wid. Capt. Samuel, Sept 5, 1711 (in her 68th y. g.r.1)
Edward, Dea., Sept 16, 1765 in his 74th y. g.r.1
Elizabeth, w. John, July 21, 1740 (a. abt 81y, g.r.1)
Hannah, w. Samuell Oct 24, 1669
Hannah, d. Samuell Nov 6, 1669
Hannah, w. Sergt. John Dec 17. 1700
Hannah w. (dea. g.r.1), Edward, Mary 11, 1731-2 (a. 35y g.r.1)
Henry, s. Nath(anie)l, Esq., Oct 27. 1806
Joanna, wid. Joseph, Esq., at Fort Constitution, N.H. June 16. 1829, a. 81y
John, sr., bur 6:8m:1663, c.r.1
John, Dec 16. 1694
John, Sergt. Bef 28. 1711-12 (a. abt 55y, g.r.1)
John Fairfield, s. Nath(anie)l and Sally, small pox Dept 25, 1792
Jonathan, s. John, cut his throat Nov 26. 1715
Joseph. s. Samuel, bur 6:12m:1664-5, c.r.1
Joseph, Capt., Sept 9, 1742. in his 47thy g.r.1
Joseph, June 9, 1765, a 40y, g.r.1
Joseph, s. Nath(anie)l and Sally Aug 16, 1795
Joseph. s. Nath(anie). and Sally May 21, 1798
Joseph, s Nath(anie)l and Martha Sept 12, 1800
Joseph, s. Joseph and Joanna, Jan 3, 1819
Martha, d. Nathaniel and Martha Sept 22, 1770, a. 2y, 16d.
Martha, Mrs., Jan 26, 1829, a. 83y
Martha Fairfield, d. Nath(anie)l and Sally Feb 7, 1896
Mary. w. John, sr. (fever and ague, c.r.1) Dec 5, 1673 (1674, c.r.1)
Nathaniel, Esq., Jan 14, 1780 (in his 50th y, n.r.2)
Nathaniel, June 15, 1806, a.32y
Nath(anie)l W., at Wilmington, N.C., Sept 5, 1807, a. 21y, 4m. 16d
Nathaniel, Hon., a Representative in Congress for the Norfolk District Dec 19, 1819, a. 58y
Nathaniell, s. Lt. Samuel May --, 1676
Ruth, w. John, sr Apr 11, 1710
Sally, d. Nathaniel and Sally Apr 25 (24 dup), 1802 (a 14y. dup)
Samuel, Capt., Aug 15, 1692 (a. 63y, g.r.1)
Samuel, Capt., Feb 25, 1715-16, (a 57y g.r.1)
Sarah, d. Samuell Nov 17. 1669
Sarah, w. John, sr. May 2, 1687
Stephen, s. John and Sarah June 28, 1714
Thomas, householder (consumption, c.r.1) bur Nov 16. 1644
Thomas, Rev., June 1, 1728
-----, s. still born, John and Barbara, --:11m:1636, c.r.1
-----, inf. ch. Samuel, bur 3:8m:1668, c.r.1
-----, ch. Joseph, jr Oct 25, 1802, a. 13m
-----, ch Nath(anie)l Aug 28. 1805, a. 1m
-----, ch Nath(anie)l Oct 26. 1807, a.4m

RUGLE (see also Ruggles)

Joseph s., Samuell, bur Feb 5, 1664
Mary (Ruggle dup), d. Samuell (Samuel, dup) bur Mar 31, 1658 (1657, dup)

RUMRELL (see also Rumrill)

Charles, s. Thomas, at New Bedford Jan 8, 1840

RUMRILL (see also Rumrell)

Aaron, Apr 1 (mar31.dup), 1800, a. 65y
Aaron, July 9, 1811, a.42y, g.r.1
Abigail (Abigail, dup), w. Tho(ma)s, d. Jos(eph) and Abigail Richardson Oct 16 (24 dup), 1801 (a. 27y. dup)
(Abigail R, g.r.1), ch. A., Sept 14, 1803, a. 20m
Elizabeth, a pauper Dec 25, 1834, a. 68 y
Henary A., Sept 24, 1800, a. 2m, g.r.1
Mary Ann, d. Aaron and Ann July 17. 1801
Samuel M., s. Samuel and Jane, Bowel complaint Sept 8, 1848 a. 1y, 6m
Thomas, s. Tho(ma)s and Abigail Nov 25, 1808
Thomas, jr., painter, s. Thomas and Sally, typhoid fever Sept 25, 1849, a.41y 3m
Thomas, m., pensioner of the revolution, b Dorchester, s. Aaron and Elizabeth, old age Nov 10, 1849, a. 87y
W(illia)m D., s. W(illia)m and Nancy (Young p.r.6), croup June 9, 1846, a. 2y
-----, ch. A., Sept 23, 1805, a. 21m
-----, wid. James, Dec --, 1834

RUMSDILL (see also Ramsdell)

Sarah Jan 1, 1804, a. 46y

RUPAL

-----, Mr., Aug 30. 1830

RUSSELL

Abby S., w. True, Feb 4, 1847, a 36y g.r.5
Abigail, m., b. Gray. Me., d. Stephen Thayer, typhus fever Feb 4, 1847, a.36y
Catherine, paralytic Sept 5, 1847, a. 75y
Chapin William, s. True and Abby S Oct 21, 1846, a. 19m, g.r.5
Edward True, s. True and Abigail (Abby S, g.r.5) dysentery Sept 29, 1846, a. 3y.8m (a. 4y, g.r.5)
Thomas Oct 4, 1805; a. 20y
William Chapin, s. True and Abigail, canker Oct 11, 1846, a. 1y 7m

RYAN (see also Ryon)

Ellen, b Ireland, ship fever June 20, 1848, a 19y
Margar(e)tt unm, b Ireland, consumption Apr 16. 1849, a. 17y

RYON (see also Ryan)

-----, ch -----, Sept 8, 1805

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