William Rutledge, of Brock's Creek, Augusta County, VA and Granville County, NC
- H. William Rutledge, of Brock's Creek, Augusta County, VA and Granville County, NCest 1710-1714 - Bet 1753
- W. Lucy UnknownBef 1717 -
m. Bef. 1734
- William RutledgeBef 1734 -
Facts and Events
William Rutledge was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- William Rutledge received a patent of 237 acres at Brock's Creek on 20th August, 1745, as listed in the record below:
Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 353.--13th November, 1753. Wm. Rutledge, of Granville County, North Carolina, to Cornelius Ruddle, 237 acres. Brock's Creek, patented to Wm. 20th August, 1745. Teste: Stephen Ruddle, Thomas Lonetally, Erwin Patterson, Isaac Ruddle. Acknowledged before Thomas Lonetally, a J. P. for Granville County.
Information on William Rutledge
Records of William Rutledge:
- In 1740 James and Lewis Brantly sold 100 acres on Peahill Creek and the Roanoke River in Bertie County, NC to William Rutledge (this land fell into Northampton Co the following year).
- 21 August 1754 - Northampton County Deed Book 2, p. 193: Isaac and Lucy Mabry of Granville County, NC, sold the same 100 acres in Northampton County "on north side of Roanoke River where William Rutledge, dec'd. lived" to William Rutledge, Jr. (Apparently William Rutledge, Sr. died leaving the land to his widow, Lucy, who then married Isaac Mabry. Isaac and Lucy Mabry then sold the land to her son, William Rutledge, Jr.).
Records of William Rutledge in Augusta County, VA
- Page 390.-17th October, 1751. John Rutledge's will--Aged father: nephew, George Rutledge, was partner with James Bell in a tract of land; 400 acres on Long Glade conveyed to them by Thos. Gilespy; brother, Wm. Rutledge; brother, Thomas Rutledge; sister, Catherine Marshal; sister, Jean Rutledge. Executors, Thomas Rutledge and James Bell. Teste: William Armstrong, John Flood, Hugh Means. Proved, 26th November, 1751, by all witnesses, and Thomas Rutledge qualifies executor, with sureties Wm. Thompson, Wm. Preston. (Note: John Rutledge was the brother of this William Rutledge).
- Page 207.--3d May, 1754. Cornelius Ruddle and Ingabo, his wife, to James Claypool. On Beach's Creek patented to Wm. Rutledge 20th August, 1754 (s/b 1745, as in record above), and conveyed by Rutledge to Ruddle, 237 acres. Cornelius Ruddle, Ingebo Ruddle.
- Page 327.--21st May, 1756. Wm. Rutlidge, Thos. Rutledge, Wm. Marshall, Jean ( ) Rutledge, heirs and legatees of Jno. Rutledge, to James Bell. Receipt for £60 which Bell was required to pay in lieu of land held by Jno. Rutledge and James Bell from Thos. Gilespy. (Note: since this William Rutledge had died prior to this record, the William Rutledge listed was most likely either William, Jr. (who had reached adulthood by abt. 1754) the son of William, Sr., or possibly the father of the Rutledges that was alive at the writing of John Rutledge's will in 1751, as listed above. More research necessary).
- Page 302.--15th May, 1761. Same (From James Claypool, Jr., and Margaret ( ), of Hampshire County) to Jacob Gum, £30, patented to William Rutledge, 20th August, 1745, and by him conveyed to Cornelius Ruddle and by him to said James, on a branch of Brock's Creek, 237 acres. Delivered: Jacob Gum, 6th August, 1764. (Note: the same property that William Rutledge had acquired in 1745 on Brocks' Creek was sold again to Jacob Gum. This record again confirms the 1745 date for the original patent).
- Page 657.--14th August, 1764. Jacob Gum and Sarah ( ) to Samuel Nicholas, 237 acres patented to William Rutledge, 20th August, 1745, and conveyed by Rutledge to Ruddle and by Ruddle to James Claypool, and by Claypool to Jacob, 14th May, 1761, on a branch of Brock's Creek. (Note: same tract sold again).
- Page 156.--17th Augusta, 1775. Philip ( ) Nicholas, eldest son of Samuel Nicholas and John Thomas, executors of Samuel Nicholas to Jacob Brunk, of Frederick County, Maryland, on Brock's Creek, patented to William Rutledge. 20th August, 1745, and by him conveyed to Cornelius Ruddle. Teste: Caspar Karsnar, George Ruddle. (Note: William Rutledge's original tract sold a fifth time).