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Henry Clay Folger

Ancestry of
Henry Clay Folger

Founder of Folger Shakespeare Library and Chairman of Standard Oil


    Ruth Gardner

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    • 5th Great-grandmother of Henry Clay Folger — 8th Generation
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 181 
    • Birth Date:
    • 26 Jan 1676/1677 
    • Birth Location:
    • Nantucket, Nantucket Co., Massachusetts 
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    • Death Date:
    • 4 Oct 1748 
    • Death Location:
    • Nantucket, Nantucket Co., Massachusetts 
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    • Marriage Date:
    • from 19 Mar 1692 to 19 May 1692 
    • Marriage Location:
    • Nantucket, Nantucket Co., Massachusetts 
    • Notes: 
    • Some sources give Ruth Gardner's death date as “4th, 10 mo. 1748” indicating DEC and not OCT. However the dates come from private records of the 19th century's William C. Folger and have been interpreted as though written in the 19th century.

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  • Sources for Ruth Gardner

    • 1 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase) , New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008) , Nantucket, Vol. 1, p. 272, Birth record for son George Coffin.
    • 2 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase) , New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008) , Nantucket, Vol. 2, p. 71, Birth record for Ruth Gardner.
    • 3 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase) , New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008) , Nantucket, Vol. 3, p. 274, Marriage record for James Coffin Jr and Ruth Gardner.