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Ruthette Adams
Female 1850 - 1917

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  • Birth  7 Jun 1850  West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Female 
    Census  1880  West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation  1880 
    Servant 
    Census  1900  Washington, District of Columbia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation  1900 
    Trained Nurse 
    Census  1910  Lawrence, Douglas, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation  Nurse 
    Occupation  1910 
    Seamstress - Shirt Factory 
    Died  18 Jul 1917  Warren, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I828  West Brookfield Families
    Last Modified  24 Jun 2020 
     
    Father  Joseph P. Adams,   b. Abt 1822, Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1900, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Cordelia Combs,   b. 21 Sep 1825, Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1889, Warren, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  31 Dec 1849  West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F480  Group Sheet
     
  • Notes 
    • Ruthette's obituary details her training and experiences as a nurse, including being a matron at the reformatory prisons in Sherborne and Hudson, and working with the Red Cross and Clara Barton in Cuba. She had lived in Glen Echo. MD and Lawrence, Kansas.
      She was a seamstress in a shirt factory in Lawrence, Kansas in 1910.

      Springfield Daily Republican, Thursday, July 19, 1917
     
  • Sources 
    1. [S1191] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910, (Name: New England Historic Genealogical Society; Location: Boston, Massachusetts; Date: 2004;), Massachusetts, Worcester, West Brookfield, "Births 1850,vol.44, p.209.".
      Adams, Ruthette, d. Joseph P., Shoe Maker,, Ipswich, & Cordlia, b. Brookfield, June 7, 1850.