Person:Archibald Rutherford (7)

Archibald Rutherford
b.Abt 1750 Virginia
m. Abt 1730
  1. Lt. Joseph Rutherford, Jr.Abt 1730 - Aft 1787
  2. Reuben RutherfordEst 1731/32 -
  3. Thomas RutherfordAbt 1735 - Bef 1770
  4. Elliott Rutherford1745 - 1826
  5. Robert RutherfordAbt 1748 - Bef 1811
  6. Archibald RutherfordAbt 1750 - 1789
m. Bef 1775
  1. Archibald Rutherford1775 - 1848
Facts and Events
Name Archibald Rutherford
Gender Male
Birth[1] Abt 1750 Virginia
Marriage Bef 1775 to Barbara Laubinger
Death[1] 1789 Keezletown, Rockingham County, Virginia


Acquisition of Land

27 Feb. 1776, Edwin Young and Priscilla his wife sold to Archibald Rutherford the 128 acres which Young had purchased from John Sevier. [Shenandoah Co DEED BOOK B page 311].
26 Sep. 1780, Edwin Young and Priscilla his wife sold to Archibald Rutherford a 20 acre tract of land lying on the west side of the main road from Augusta to Winchester and joining with the 128 acres Young has sold to Rutherford on 27 Feb. 1776. [Shenandoah Co DEED BOOK D page 301].

Disposition of Land

28 November 1783, Archibald Rutherford and Barbara his wife sold their 128 acres to Peter Palsil. [Shenandoah Co DEED BOOK D page 352].
28 Nov 1783, Archibald Rutherford and Barbara his wife for the sum of 5 shillings sold to Peter Palsil their 20 acres, which adjoined the 128 acres tract obtained from Edwin Young, except for 1 acre laid off for the Meeting House. [Shenandoah Co DEED BOOK E page 1].

Records in Virginia

  • Page 104 - John Benson, 299 acres, head of the East Draft of Cooks Creek. Adjoining Huses, Archebald Retherford near the Bear Wallow, Jonathan Shipman. Sept. 30, 1791. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 131


Archibald Rutherford and his wife Barbara removed to Rockingham County, Virginia and lived in the vicinity of Keezletown where Archibald died in 1789. Most likely this Archibald was a brother to Robert Rutherford who had married Mary (Polly) Sevier.
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