Ruth Burson1

F, #1187, b. 1839, d. 19 March 1926
Last Edited=6 Jun 2011
     Ruth Burson, was born in 1839.11

Ruth Burson married Adam Bottomfield Jr., son of Adam Bottomfield and Mary Litzenberg, in 1856 at Greene County, Pennsylvania.1,21

Ruth Burson married Daniel Smith after 1865.1

Ruth Burson may have died in 1906. This researcher believes that this date is incorrect as her headstone reportedly states that she was 87 years old at her death.1

Ruth Burson died on 19 March 1926 at Keokuk County, Iowa.3 and was buried at South English Cemetery, English River Township, Keokuk County, Iowa.3

Children of Ruth Burson and Adam Bottomfield Jr.


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  2. [S106], online www//, Richard R. Parks (Ancestry World Tree), downloaded 2002 and 2003.
  3. [S325] Keo-Mah Genealogical Society, compiler, Keokuk County Iowa WPA Burials A - K (Des Moines, Iowa: Iowa Genealogical Society, 1998), page 19.. Hereinafter cited as Keokuk County Iowa Burials.
  4. [S129] Paul Roos, online, Paul Roos (Ancestry World Tree), downloaded 2002.
  5. [S79] Dorothy T. Hennen, Cemetery Records of Greene County, Pennsylvania, Volume 10, Morgan, Washington Townships (P.O. Box 547, Waynesburg, PA 1537: Cornerstone Genealogical Society, 1978). Hereinafter cited as Greene County Cemetery Directory.
  6. [S56] Homer Laurence III Litzenberg, Litzenberger and Litzenberg: Origins of the Names and Families
    (Pennsylvania: Homer Laurence Litzenberg, 1995), p. 469.. Hereinafter cited as Litzenberger and Litzenberg.