Person:Archibald Ruddle (1)

Archibald Ruddle
d.bef. 27 September 1787 Shenandoah County, Virginia
m. 1715
  1. John Ruddleabt 1716 - bef 1749
  2. Capt. Cornelius RuddleABT 1717 - 1798
  3. Stephen RuddleABT 1725 - 1800
  4. Archibald RuddleABT 1727 - bef 1787
  5. Capt. Isaac Ruddle, Frontiersmanbef 1728 - bef 1812
  6. Clara Ann 'Clarissa' RuddleABT 1735 - 1822
  7. George RuddleABT 1737 -
  8. Sarah 'Sally' Ruddle1741 - 1797
m. bef. 1754
  1. John Ruddellabt 1754 - 1781
  2. James Ruddell1758 - bef 1840
  3. Isaac Ruddellabt 1759 - 1833
  4. Mary Ruddellabt 1762 - 1775
  5. Elizabeth Ruddell1763 - 1840
  6. Ann Ruddellabt 1765 -
  7. Sarah Ruddell1768 - 1865
  8. George Ruddellbet 1771-1775 - bef 1850
  9. Rebecca Ruddell1772 -
  10. Archibald Ruddellabt 1777 - bef 1814
Facts and Events
Name Archibald Ruddle
Alt Name Archibald Ruddell
Gender Male
Birth? ABT 1727 Chester County, Pennsylvania
Marriage bef. 1754 Augusta County, Virginiato Elizabeth Beggs
Death? bef. 27 September 1787 Shenandoah County, Virginia

Archibald Ruddle was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land from Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants 1742-1775, Volume 2:

  • G-243: Archibald Ruddle of Augusta County, 406 acres in said County. Surv. Mr. George Byrne. On Holman's Creek, adj. Capt. John Dobkins, Peter Portner. 21 July 1749. [Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants 1742-1775, Volume 2, pg. 34].

Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 218.--24th May, 1751. Archibald Ruddle to Stephen Ruddel. Patented by Fairfax, 21st July, 1749, on Holman's Creek, land surveyed for John Dobkin, 406 acres. Teste: Peter Scholl, Jno. Dobekins, Andrew Bird.

Will of Archibald Ruddell

Will of Arichibald Ruddell Dated 20 May 1786 - Probated 27 Sep 1787
"unto my dutiful sons, James Ruddell and Isaac Ruddell, all my lands at Kentucky......."
"unto my son George......"
"unto my son Archibald......."
"unto my daughters ...Mary excepted......"
"unto my loving wife Elizabeth....she and my son James Ruddell, full and sole executor.........."
[Source: Will Book B, pp. 302-38 3 Shenandoah County, Virginia].

Records of Archibald Ruddle in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • 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.
  • Vol. 1 - MARCH 22, 1753. - (420) Robert Caldwell, qualified Lieut. of Foot; Archd. Ruddle, qualified Ensign of Foot; Henry Long, qualified Ensign of Foot; Wm. Bethell, qualified Lieut. of Foot; John Denton, qualified Capn. of Foot; Paul Lung, qualified Lieut. of Foot.
  • Page 367.--10th August, 1753. Stephen Ruddle and Mary to Philip Harper, 1753. Haldman's Creek adjoining Peter Gartner, Cap. Jno. Dobkins, 460 acres. From Fairfax to Archibald Ruddle and by him to Stephen. Delivered: Chas. Hyleton (Styleton), October. 1753.
  • Page 424.--15th August, 1761. Moses Bird and Clair, of Frederick County, to John Blizard, £140, on Smith's Creek; cor. Andrew Bird's land, John Phillip's line, 400 acres except 50 acres surveyed for Jacob Rambo. bounded, viz : cor. Jno. Phillips. Teste: Archible Ruddle (Ruddell), Thomas Beggs, Abraham Bird. Delivered: John Blizard, 25th March, 1762.