Facts and Events
John Ruddle was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants 1742-1775, Volume 2:
- G-239: John Ruddle of Augusta County, 412 acres in same County. Surv. Mr. George Byrne. On Smith's Creek, adj. William James. [Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants 1742-1775, Volume 2, pg. 34].
Will of John Ruddle, Jr.
- Page 176.---26th July, 1749. John Ruddle, Jr.'s (of Smith's Creek), will--Yeoman; father, John Ruddle, Sr.; mother, Mary Ruddle; brothers, Archibald and Stephen Ruddle, and brothers and sisters. Robert Wilson to share with brothers and sisters. Executor, father John. Teste: Andrew Bird, Andrew Bird, Jr., Edward Ryan. 22d August, 1749. proved by Andrew Bird, Sr., and Edward Ryan.
- Page 177.--22d August, 1749. John Ruddle's bond as executor as above, with sureties Daniel Davisson, Samuel Lockhart.