Person:Robert Rutherford (21)

Robert Rutherford
d.16 March 1851 Wythe County, Virginia
m. Est. 1761/62
  1. Robert Rutherford1762 - 1851
  2. Mary Rutherford1764 - 1839
  3. Joseph Rutherfordest 1765 - bef 1807
  4. Reuben Rutherfordabt 1768/70 - bef 1845
  • HRobert Rutherford1762 - 1851
  • WElizabeth Hill1756 - bet 1830-1840
m. 30 March 1782
Facts and Events
Name Robert Rutherford
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1762 Augusta County, Virginia
Marriage 30 March 1782 Shenandoah County, Virginiato Elizabeth Hill
Death[1] 16 March 1851 Wythe County, Virginia

Robert Rutherford was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Revolutionary War Pension Information

Information from “Virginia/West Virginia Genealogical Data from Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Records”, Vol. 4, compiled by Patrick G. Wardell, Lt. Col. U.S. Army Ret. :

Rutherford, Robert - entered service 1780 in Shenandoah County, Virginia or Augusta County, Virginia in Virginia regiment; received pension at age 56 in Clark county, Ohio in 1818 [age 62] when residing in Champaign County, Ohio, at German; resided 1824 in Cabell County, Virginia, occupation farmer, when wife age 66 [born 1758] per County Court Clerk John Samuels; Christopher Keezer made affidavit there then, per county Justice of the Peace Solomon Thornburgh; Levi Shorridge & Thomas Syrus made affidavit there then, per County Justice of the Peace Levi McCormick; query letter in file says soldier resided in Cabell County, Virginia, 1840 age 77 [born 1763] with Thomas Rutherford (no kinship given); query letter in file 1915 from descendant J.R. Rutherford of Los Angeles County, who also was descendant of Revolutionary War soldier Larkin Rutherford who was also granted Pension. F-S38341, R2105.


1780 October. Robert Rutherford enlisted in the Continental Line for a term of 18 months during the Revolutionary War.
1782 - Elizabeth HILL widow of - - - FORD m. Robert RUTHERFORD 30th April 1782, [Shenandoah Co., VA, Marriage Records]
1791 November 8. Robert Rutherford and his brother Reuben served on a jury in Greene Co., TN.
1812 September 27, to 1813 February 9. Robert Rutnerford volunteered for 6 months service from Cabell Co., VA, during the War of 1812. Applied for bounty land, June 10, 1850, from Wayne Co., VA, and received a warrant for 80 acres.
1818 July 2. Robert Rutnerford applied for a pension from Champaign Co., OH. See pension # S-38,341 page images at
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