Whitcomb, Rufus

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Whitcomb, Rufus

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        Son of Israel Whitcomb (1746-1803) and Eunice Wilson (1737-1814), Rufus Whitcomb (1784-1831) was born on 8 May 1784 in Gardner, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He grew up with his sisters and brothers, Israel Whitcomb (1776–1840), Nathaniel K Whitcomb (1779–1855), William Whitcomb (1786–1837), Cathy Whitcomb (1786–1789), Catherine Whitcomb (1790–1866) and Mark Whitcomb (1792–1845). Rufus Whitcomb married Anna Partridge (1783–1861) on 25 February 1807 in Gardner, they had no children. At some point in his life, his family moved to Shefford, Lower Canada. Rufus Whitcomb died on 22 May 1830, and he was buried in Waterloo, Quebec, Canada.

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