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In memory of Elizabeth Ruff, my Paternal 5th Great-Grandmother on the DYKEMAN branch.


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Genealogy is my hobby and the information provided here is a work in progress. I have loads of information to add and new finds are continually being discovered. If you have any corrections, additions, or comments to contribute, please use the comment box below. Visit the Latest Updates page to see when this Ancestor Profile page is updated. 

Elizabeth Ruff

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1781 Oct 11




1849 July 1

Newark Valley, Tioga, New York

Weltonville Cemetery, Newark Valley, NY




Elizabeth was born abt. 1763, probably in Westchester County, New York. She married Uriah Jacobs at the home of Widow Lucy Brown. They were married by Presbyterian Rev. McGregory. They did not commence living together for two years because of his active military duty. They then removed to Delaware County. Elizabeth died on July 1, 1849, in Newark Valley, Tioga County, New York. She is buried in Weltonville Cemetery in Newark Valley.


Elizabeth Ruff & Uriah Jacobs were the parents of my ancestor,

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DNA Notes:

Confirmed match to Thomas and/or Elizabeth with margie horn tree on Ancestry.

Confirmed match to Thomas and/or Elizabeth with margie horn tree on Ancestry.

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