m. bef. 1725
m. ABT 1754
Facts and Events
John McNutt was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
THE McNUTT FAMILY OF ROCKBRIDGE-Jno. McNutt, one of the first settlers of the county, married Catharine Anderson, in England, )a relative of Judge F. T. Anderson) came to America and settled on the farm now owned by Joseph Falls, on North river. They raised seven sons: Alex, Robert, John, Isaac, Benjamin, William and Joseph; and two daughters, Margaret and Rebecca. Robert died of wounds at the battle of Cowpens; John married Mary Lard; Isaac went to Red River, Louisiana; Benjamin moved to Tennessee, married and left a family; William married Betty Grigsby and lived in the county; Rebecca married twice, first John McCorkle, who died of wound at Cowpens, and afterwards Arthur Glasgow; Alexander McMutt married Rachel Grigsby, a daughter of John Grigsby; whose grave is the oldest in Falling Spring graveyard. By this marriage there were thirteen children, one of whom, Gallatin McNutt, was governor of Mississippi. One of the daughters, Elizabeth, married John Hamilton of Rockbridge. They raised two sons and five daughter, one of whom married Rev. Mr. Osborne, and was Mrs. Cress' mother. The descendants of Jno. McNutt are settled in the Southern and Western States, and many of them have occupied positions of usefulness and honor in the civil and military history of the south.
Source: Hardesty's Historical and Geographical Encyclopedia (NY, Richmond, and Toledo: H. H. Hardesty and Company Publishers, 1884).
Transcribed and submitted by: "Marilyn B. Headley" <mjbh@@ix.netcom.com>, 1997 http://www.macnauchtan.com/saugus/Sideline_McNutt_McNitt.html
Children of John and Katherine Anderson McNutt 1131 John McNutt, Jr. d. 1818 m. Mary Laird No children. Educated at Liberty Hall Academy. Lived east of Lexington, Va.
113A Rebecca McNutt 1755- m. John McCorkle, a soldier who was mortally wounded at Cowpens. m. (2) Arthur Glasgow 3rd child John Glasgow b. 1785.
113B Margaret McNutt 1757-1830 - m. Robert Rhodes d. 1830.
1133 Joseph McNutt
1134 Benjamin McNutt Lived in Tennessee
1135 Robert McNutt Mortally wounded at Cowpens
1136 Isaac McNutt Grad. Liberty Hall Academy Lived in Louisiana.