Ruth, 1729?- (River Farm)
Ruth, born approximately 1729, was a “laboring woman” at River Farm in 1786 and 1799. She was enslaved, owned by George Washington. She was married to Breechy or Bridgy, who was owned by Martha Washington.
- River Farm (Other)
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Washington plans to come to Mt. Vernon about the middle of the month--dormant windows on each side of the pediment--front side of the stable--Donaldson--grain and hay--Davy's lost lambs--very suspicious appearance--he has some sly, cunning and roguish negroes under him--asks how Ben at the mill is employed--Ruth and Ben at the River farm--both Pearce and Groves are ill.