Ruth was the daughter of Nathaniel Dunklee [various spellings] and Mary (French) Sharp [widow of Lt. Robert Sharp--killed by Indians] who were married 23 Mar 1694/5 in Lexington, MA.She was baptised 10 Dec 1699, Cambridge Farms, Middlesex, MA, and married Edmund Dewing, 26 Mar 1723 [Records of Needham, MA] Cambridge Farms was, I believe, a part of what is now Lexington.
Nathaniel was the son of Elnathan Dunckley [again, various spellings] and Silence Bowers, dau. of George.He was bpt. 11 Feb 1699 in Dedham, Norfolk, MA. Nathaniel's father died either just before or just after he was born.
Nathaniel's youngest son, Robert, is our ancestor.