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Ruth Sara Reese

Female 1844 - 1889  (45 years)


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  • Name Ruth Sara Reese 
    Born 22 Jan 1844  Anderson (old Abbeville) Co., S.C. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 27 Mar 1889  Anderson (old Abbeville) Co., S.C. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Townville Baptist Church Cemetery, Anderson Co., SC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I693  MyTree
    Last Modified 15 Aug 2009 

    Family William Samuel Woolbright,   b. 20 Nov 1820, Union Co., SC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1897, Townville, Anderson Co., SC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 6 Feb 1872  Anderson (old Abbeville) Co., S.C. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F4868  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Jan 1844 - Anderson (old Abbeville) Co., S.C. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 6 Feb 1872 - Anderson (old Abbeville) Co., S.C. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Mar 1889 - Anderson (old Abbeville) Co., S.C. Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Ruth Sara became mentally unbalanced to the point that she had to be
      watched constantly. At night William tied her in his bed with ropes.
      One night she escaped and jumped down the well and drowned.
      (Source: "The Turner Family" by Lucille McLees Myers. Oral history,
      Ben and Wilbur Woolbright)