Harriet Ruggles Gold (B13C)  [Deacon Benjamin Gold / Eleanor Johnson]
b. June 10, 18051
d. August 15, 18361
m. March 28, 1826, Elias Boudinot1

Elias Boudinot (Cherokee Indian)  [parents unknown]
b. Born 1800, Pine Log, Cherokee Nation East (now Georgia)3
d. June 22, 1839, Park Hill, Cherokee Nation West (now Oklahoma)3
m1 Harriet Ruggles Gold1
m2 Delight Sargent3

Elias Boudinot was an educted man. He had graduated from Andover Theological School and was training for a mission at the Foreign Mission School in Cornwall, Connecticut, Harriet's hometown. When the daughter of a Deacon of the Church wanted to marry an Indian, the town and the family were torn apart by the uproar. Read about it in A Sedgwick Genealogy: Descendants of Deacon Benjamin Sedgwick.

Elias Boudinot was a prominent figure in the history of the Cherokee Phoenix newspaper.


Eleanor Susan Boudinot
  b. May 4, 18271
  d. 18562
  m. Harry Church2
Mary Harriet Boudinot
  b. October 5, 18281
  d. 18532
  m. Lyman W Case2
William Penn Boudinot
  b. February 4, 18301
  d. 18962
  m. 1853, Park Hill, Indian Territory (Cherokee Co, OK) Caroline Matilda Rogers Fields2
  had an earlier relationship and child with Eleanor Reese2
Sarah Parkhill Boudinot
  b. February 24, 18321
  d. August 29, 18451
Elias Cornelius Boudinot
  b. August 1, 18341
  m. April 16, 1885, Clara Corinth Minear2
Frank Brinsmade Boudinot
  b. May 15, 18361
  d. May 2, 1864, Yorktown, York, Virginia (Civil War)4
  m. Annie Unknown2


1. A Sedgwick Genealogy: Descendants of Deacon Benjamin Sedgwick Hubert Merill Sedgwick, published 1961, New Haven, Connecticut, New Haven Colony Historical Society.

2. Records of Helen Currie Davis, Millington, TN gertrude2@juno.com
a descendant of Elias Boudinot and Harriet Ruggles Gold.

3. Biography of Elias Boudinot online at http://ngeorgia.com/people/boudinot.html

4. American Civil War Research Database, http://www.civilwardata.com/
Historical Data Systems, Inc, Duxbury, Massachusetts

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