Person:Jacob Runkle (1)

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Jacob Runkle
b.12 November 1720 Wackernheim, Germany
m. 1 February 1740
  1. Ludwig 'Lewis' Runkle1741 - 1805
  2. Peter Runkle1742 - bef 1821
  3. Mary Runkleabt 1747 -
  4. Catherine Runkleabt 1750 -
  5. Elizabeth Runkleest 1755 -
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Name Jacob Runkle
Alt Name Johann Jacob Runkle
Alt Name Jacob Peter Runkle
Gender Male
Birth? 12 November 1720 Wackernheim, Germany
Marriage 1 February 1740 Wackernheim, Germanyto Anna Maria Hammer
Death? September 1791 Rockingham County, Virginia

Jacob Runkle was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land in Virginia:


  • Page 3 - Jacob Runkle, 225 acres, branch of Boons Run. May 5, 1762. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 2].
  • Page 86 - Jacob Runkle, 57 acres, North side of the Shenandoah River. Adjoining Burks. May 30, 1767. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 32].
  • Page 168 - Jacob Runkle, 33 acres, Stoney run Branch of the Shenandoah. Adjoining Treslers, and his own patent. April 23, 1770. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 61].


Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:


  • Page 365.---16th November, 1776. John Kisling to Martin Finder, part of 225 acres patented to Jacob Runkle 30th August, 1773 (1763?), west of land where said Runkle lives. Teste: Peter Runkle, George Hoffman. Lewis Rinehart. (Note: John Kisling was the son-in-law of Jacob Runkle, who it appears that Jacob Runkle had conveyed part of Jacob's 225-acre tract on "Boone's Run" prior to this date).

Will of Jacob Runkle

  • Vol. 2 - Ammon vs. Runkle--O. S. 243; N. S. 85--Will of Jacob Runkle of Rockingham dated 24th April, 1789. Wife, Mary. Sons and daughters. Sons, Peter, Lewis; grandson, Jacob, son of Peter; daughter, Elizabeth Cislin; daughter, Catherine Harris; daughter, Mary Amon. Recorded in Rockingham 24th October, 1791. Bill by Christopher Amon and Mary, his wife. Jacob Runkle died September, 1791, leaving widow and four children besides oratrix. Elizabeth Ammon, niece of Peter Runkle, deposes. John Haines, grandson of Jacob, deposes. Jacob Rinehart was Peter Runkle's son-in-law. Mary Ammon, granddaughter of Jacob Runkle, deposes.


Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records: (unless otherwise listed)


  • Page 4 - Samuel Thornhill, 70 acres between Stony run and Dry run. Adjoining Jacob Runkle. October 1, 1762. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 2].
  • Page 28 - John Herdman, assignee of Frederick Stoneberger, 141 acres, between the land he now lives on and the Peaked Mountain. Adjoining Michael Kaylor, Jacob Runkle. April 9, 1783. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 107].