Person:Abraham Rushing (4)

Abraham K. Rushing, Sr.
  1. Abraham K. RushingAbt 1772 - 1805
  2. Sarah RushingAbt 1773 -
  3. Peter RushingABT 1774 -
  4. Elizabeth RushingABT 1775 -
  5. Jason RushingABT 1775 -
  6. Phillip J RushingABT 1777 -
  7. William RushingABT 1781 - ABT 1856
  8. Thomas M. Rushingabt 1783 - 1869
Facts and Events
Name Abraham K. Rushing, Sr.
Alt Name Abrahm Rushing
Gender Male
Residence[1] 1771 Anson, North Carolina, United States
Residence[1] 1772 Anson, North Carolina, United States

SRC: WFT #468:
1. Birth locations possible: Roanoke, VA or Ilse of Wight, VA
2. Owned large plantation on Brown Creek in the White Store Community
3. Served in the Revolutionary War <pay voucher #73 from State of North Carolina dated Sept 4, 1782.
4. Land records indicate he owned at least 1500 acres in Anson Co., NC and owned slaves (census)
5. County records awarded him contractual arrangement to "lay off road"
6. Signed petition in 1777 for division of county and another petition to build courthouse.
7. Will probated in 1806: reference to 8 children receiving proceeds of sale. (No settlement records)

  1. 1.0 1.1 Abstracts of County Court Minutes, 1771-1777, in McBee, May Wilson. Anson County, North Carolina abstracts of early records. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1985), pp. 72, 74, Secondary quality.

    10 [October] 1771
    Ord. Abraham Rushing, Thomas Creet[?], Job Meadows, Lewis Meadows, Joel Chivers, Wm. Johnson, Wm. Rushing, James ___, Charles Booth, Thomas Huntley, John Jackson, ___ Bales lay out road from Province line at the end of Cheraw road.
    (16 Oct 1772)
    Ord. road to be laid out from Province line bet. head of Brown Cr. and Hills Cr. to the County line, directly towards Salisbury. Wm. Johnson, Wm. Rorey, Joseph White, Jr., Thomas Chivers, Nathl. Holly, Wm. Holley, Wm. Rushing, Wm. Wilson, Job Meadows, Lewis Meadows, James Lowery, Willis Smith, Stephen Jackson, Thos. Lacey, Jesse Ball, John Pelham, Chas. Booth, Abraham Rushing, Thos. Shelton, to lay out same.