Person:Samuel Caruthers (2)

Samuel Caruthers
m. bef. 1744
  1. Robert Carothers1744 - bef 1781
  2. Esther Carothers1744/47 - 1818
  3. Rachel CarothersABT 1747 -
  4. John Carothers1748-1760 -
  5. Samuel Caruthers1757 - 1779
  6. Maj. James H. Carothers1759 - 1828
  7. Joseph Carothers1764 - 1830
m. 1776
  1. Esther Caruthersabt 1777 -
Facts and Events
Name Samuel Caruthers
Alt Name Samuel Carothers
Gender Male
Birth? 27 Jan 1757 Augusta County, Virginia
Marriage 1776 to Rebekah Moffett
Death? 14 May 1779 Rockbridge County, Virginia

Samuel Caruthers was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Will of Samuel Caruthers

Rockbridge Co., Va. Will filed Oct. 5, 1779.
wife Rebecca
daughter Esther Caruthers
bro. Robert Caruthers
bro. James Caruthers
bro. John Caruthers
sister Rachel Caruthers

[Source: Virginia Wills before 1799]

Records of Samuel Caruthers in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Vol. 1 - MAY 18, 1774. - (459) David Beard to be bound to Samuel Caruthers.
  • Vol. 2 - Page 707.--18th May, 1774: David Beard, orphan, bound to Sam. Caruthers.
  • Page 105.--23d October, 1779. Rebecca (mark) Caruthers' will--To daughter, Esther, all estate, together with £1,200 willed to Rebecca by her husband; mother; care of said child given to executors, for failure then, to John Caruthers; to sisters; to brothers; to brother, William; to brothers. James and John. Executors, father John Moffett. Teste: James Cunningham. James Young, Wm. Moffett. Proved, 16th November, 1779, by Young and Moffett. (Note: Rebecca was Samuel Caruther's wife and daughter of John Moffett. Her husband, Samuel Caruthers had died just a few months prior on 14 May 1779. The will of Samuel Caruthers mentioned in Rebecca's will was filed in Rockbridge County)
  • Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER 17, 1779. - (148) John Moffet qualifies executor of Rebecca Carruthers.