Person:Peter Runkle (1)

Peter Runkle
b.1742 Germany
d.bef. August 1821 Rockingham County, Virginia
m. 1 February 1740
  1. Ludwig 'Lewis' Runkle1741 - 1805
  2. Peter Runkle1742 - bef 1821
  3. Mary Runkleabt 1747 -
  4. Catherine Runkleabt 1750 -
  5. Elizabeth Runkleest 1755 -
m. est. 1770-1775
  1. Barbara Runkleabt 1775/80 -
  2. Elizabeth Runkle1775 - 1859
  3. Jacob Runkleabt 1778 -
  4. Mary Runkle
  5. Christina Runkle
Facts and Events
Name Peter Runkle
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1742 Germany
Christening[1] 1742 Germany
Marriage est. 1770-1775 Virginiato Margaret Koch
Death? bef. August 1821 Rockingham County, Virginia

Peter Runkle was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land in Virginia:

  • Page 28 - Peter Runkle, assignee of Stephen Conrod, 49 acres, Boon run. Adjoining Peter Conrod. April 9, 1783. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 106].

Will Abstract

Runkle, Peter: 1821.
Wife Margaret. My children. My daughters Mary Price and Christina Sellars.... Children by their first husbands. The land that was willed to my son Jacob Runkle by his grandfather Jacob Runkle.
Jacob Runkle and Daniel Sellars exrs.
Witnesses Philip Moyers, Micharl Snyder, R.R. McGahey.
Proved August 1821 by Philip Moyers, Michael Snyder and Tobias McGahey.
[Source: "Virginia Valley Records", John W. Wayland, pg. 428].

Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records: (unless otherwise listed)

  • Peter Conrod, 260 acres, both sides of Boons Run. Adjoining Peter Runkle,, Frederick Michael, Christopher Ammon. April 11, 1785. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 115].
  • Vol. 2 - Ammon vs. Runkle--O. S. 243; N. S. 85--Will of Jacob Runkle of Rockingham dated 24th April, 1789. Wife, Mary. Sons and daughters. Sons, Peter, Lewis; grandson, Jacob, son of Peter; daughter, Elizabeth Cislin; daughter, Catherine Harris; daughter, Mary Amon. Recorded in Rockingham 24th October, 1791. Bill by Christopher Amon and Mary, his wife. Jacob Runkle died September, 1791, leaving widow and four children besides oratrix. Elizabeth Ammon, niece of Peter Runkle, deposes. John Haines, grandson of Jacob, deposes. Jacob Rinehart was Peter Runkle's son-in-law. Mary Ammon, granddaughter of Jacob Runkle, deposes.
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