Ruth was born about 1740, the daughter of unknown parents. The place is not known.
She has died but the date and place are unknown.
Her husband was Allen Bowie, who she married in 1766. The place has not been found. Their eight known children were Thomas (1767-?), John (1769-?), Elizabeth (1772-?), Mary (1774-?), Washington (1776-?), Allen (1778-?), Hannan (1780-?) and Richard (1783-?).