Ruth Bishop Williams

October 26, 1786–August 25, 1846

Born at Russell or Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts; daughter of Mary Tuttle and Newman Bishop. Died at Garden Grove, Decatur County, Iowa Territory. 1 (See Document 1.2, first mentioned here)


  1. [1] Temple Records Index Bureau of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, 10 December 1845 to 8 February 1846 (Salt Lake City: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1974), 14, Ruth Williams. Amina Aleen Simons Mitchell, “A History of Samuel Williams, 1789–1855,” pp. 2–3, 18, CHL. 1790 U.S. census, Westfield, Hampden Co., Massachusetts, n.p., Newman Bishop, NARA. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed Feb. 2016), Ruth Bishop KWJT-Z34 .