Person:Thomas Rutledge (3)

Thomas Rutledge
m. bef. 1700
  1. John Rutledgeest 1702-1710 - Bef 1751
  2. James Rutledgeest 1705-1715 - bef 1750
  3. William Rutledge, of Brock's Creek, Augusta County, VA and Granville County, NCest 1710-1714 - Bet 1753
  4. Catherine Rutledgebef 1712 -
  5. Thomas Rutledgeabt 1720 - 1791
  6. George Rutledgebef 1720 - abt 1778-1779
m. ABT 1740
  1. Ann RutledgeABT 1740 - BEF 1809
  2. John RutledgeAbt 1743/44 - bef 1815
  3. Gen. George Rutledge1745 - 1821
  4. Elizabeth RutledgeAbt 1746 -
  5. James RutledgeAbt 1748/49 - Bef 1834
  6. Thomas RutledgeABT 1750 - BEF 1807
  7. Jean Rutledgebef 1763 -
  8. Edward Rutledge1762 - 1837
  9. Katherine Rutledge1763 - 1806
  10. Mary Rutledgebef 1767 - Bet 1808
Facts and Events
Name[1][2] Thomas Rutledge
Gender Male
Birth[3] abt. 1720 prob. Tyrone County, Ireland
Marriage ABT 1740 Prob. Virginiato Jean Armstrong
Death[4] 1791 Augusta County, Virginia

Thomas Rutledge 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 Chalkley's:

  • Deed Book 8, page 95, Page 95.--21st March, 1759. George Rutledge to Thomas Rutledge, £5, 220 acres in Beverley Manor; corner old survey and Wm. Johnston's land; corner Wm. Henderson on a branch of Christian's Creek. Signed, George Rutlage. Teste: Walter Davis and Wm. Rutledge. Delivered: Thos. Rutledge, November, 1763.

This transactions also place Thomas Rutledge in Beverley Manor, on Christian's creek:

  • * Page 104.--21st March, 1759. Wm. Henderson and Susanna ( ) to Jno. Henderson, £20, 200 acres, part of 1,415 as above; Thos. Rutledge's crossing Black's Branch. Teste: James Mitchell. Delivered: Jno. Henderson, March, 1760.
  • Page 258.--__ day _____, 1760. John Henderson to Mathew Harper, £40, 200 acres, part of 1,415 formerly surveyed for Wm. Henderson, on Christian's Creek, Thomas Rutledge's land, Black's Branch. Teste: Pat. Martin, Wm. Henderson, David Bell. Delivered: Wm. Shannon, December, 1764.
  • p. 376 - 20th August 1761. Matthew Harper and Margaret to John Henderson, shoemaker, L40, 200, part of 1415 acres in Beverley Manor, formerly surveyed for William Henderson, on Christian's Creek; cor. Thomas Rutledge, crossing Black's Branch. Teste: Alex. Gibson, Francis Smith, George Skillern. DB 9:542.

Will of Thomas Rutledge

From Chalkley's Augusta County Court Judgements:

  • Page 378 - - 10th October, 1786. Thomas Rutledge's will, planter - - To wife, Jean, executrix, and sons James and Edward, executors; to wife, Jean, apprentice boy, John Fogle; negro wench, Chloe, to choose which son she will live with, viz: James, John, Thomas, Edward; to sons, Thomas and Edward, home plantation; to sons, James and John, lands in Botetourt County, on Roanoake, on North Fork; to sons, Thomas and Edward, 100 acres in South Carolina on a branch of fishing Creek; to all four sons; to daughter, Katarine Rutledge; to son, George Rutledge, 1 shilling; to daughter, Elizabeth Armstrong, 1 shilling; to daughter Ann Henderson, 1 shilling; to daughter, Mary Young, 1 shilling; to daughter Jean Brooks, 1 shilling. Teste: Patrick Buchanan, Henry Marshall. Proved, 21st June, 1791, by the witnesses. Jane Rutledge appears and refuses to execute. Other executors qualify.
  • Page 438.--Thomas Rutledge's appraisement by Walter Davis, George Marshall, David Harbison, Hugh Gilkeson. Recorded, December, 1791.

Records in Augusta County, Virginia

  • Page 217.--8th January, 1746. Thomas Gillespy to James Bell and John Rutledge, £100; 400 acres on Long Glade, a draft of North River of Janendo (Shanando); head of a draft of Naked Creek. Witnesses, Robert McClenachan. James Irwin, Thomas Rutlidge. Proved by all witnesses, 21st May, 1747.
  • AUGUST 20, 1748. (63) Robert and Wm. Christian to lay out a road from Black James Armstrong's to Wm. Long's mill, thence to James Alexander's fence, with these workers: James Armstrong, George Rutlidge, Thomas Rutlidge, James Caldwell, James Armstrong. James Frain, William Robb, John Christian, James Alexander, John Black, John Wilson, Anthony Black, Wm. Wright, and Wm. and John Robinson.
  • Page 565.--28th February, 1749. Same to James Peevie, planter, 220 acres in Beverley Manor; formerly James Montgomery's; former survey of said Montgomery and Thomas Peevie's land; John Campbell's line; William McNabb's line; John Lynn's land. Teste: Thomas Henderson, Thomas Rutlidge, Robert Ramsey. Delivered: Thomas Kirkpatrick January 1st, 1752.
  • Page 502.--22d March, 1753. Sarah McCord's nuncupative will. Sister, Mary. Brother, Adam. Teste; John, Robert, and Wm. Christian. Debts due by Sarah to Israel Christian, Wm. Hcnderson, Thos. Rutledge. Debts due to Sarah by Daniel Cidney, Jean Rutledge. Proved, 19th May, 1753, and John Christian qualified administrator.
  • MAY 16, 1754. (198) Thomas Rutledge Admr. of John Rutledge, decd., Thomas and John were brothers.
  • Page 83.--21st March, 1759. James Gay to Jno. Warrick, £4 yearly for three years; lease, 149 acres in Calf Pasture bounded by Jno. Gay and Wm. Eliot. Teste: Pat. Cunningham and Thos. Rutledge.
  • Page 120.--2d January, 1761. William Johnston's will, yeoman, aged about forty years--Daughter, Mary Johnston, 2 years old last June. Executor, Walter Davis. Teste: Wm. Scott, Michl. O'Donnell, John Cunningham, Robt. Cunningham, John Sorel. Proved, 18th May, 1762, by Scott, John Cunningham, and Sorel. Executor qualified, with Thomas Rutledge and Wm. Scott.
  • Page 339.--10th April, 1761. William Johnston to John Davies (Davis), £__, 5 sh., 269 acres in Beverley Manor on Black's Run, a branch of Christian's Creek; cor. said Black's land, William Henderson's line, George Rutledge's line; cor. said Rutledges and James Armstrong's; said Black's cor., two white oaks at an iron mine. Teste: Walter Davies, Thomas Rutlidge, John Cunningham.
  • Page 260.--2d June, 1762. James Armstrong's will--To James Armstrong, son to son William; to son William; to Geo. Rutledge, son to Thos. Rutledge; to Elizabeth Rutledge; to Thos. Rutledge and Wm. Armstrong, what remains in Carlany; wife. Executors, Walter Davis and Jas. Bell. Teste: Jno. Coulter, Geo. Marshall, Thos. Rutledge. Proved, June 21, 1763, by Jno. Coulter and Geo. Marshall. Executors refused to execute. Administration granted eldest son William, who qualifies with Abraham Smith, Saml. Cloyd, Ninian Cloyd.
  • Page 92.--18th November, 1762. John Henderson and Mary ( ) to Hugh Martin, £75, 200 acres on Christian's Creek, cor. Thomas Rutledge's land. Teste: James Hughes, Wm. Shannon, Moses Thomsen.
  • Page 626.--15th May, 1764. Hugh Martin to Mathew Harper, £80, 200 acres, part of 1415 surveyed for William Henderson and conveyed to John Henderson, and from him to Mathew Harper, Mathew to John Henderson, from Henderson to Hugh Martin, on Christian's Creek; corner Thomas Rutledge's land, crossing Black's Branch. Teste: John Handley and Archibald Handley.
  • Page 39.--17th August, 1767. Michael Harper's estate appraised, by Will and James Henderson, Thos. Rutledge.
  • Page 35.--16th August, 1768. Mathew Harper and Margaret to Samuel Black, £100, 200 acres, part of 1415 acres formerly surveyed for William Henderson on a branch of Christian's Creek, and on said creek; corner Thomas Ruttchledge's land. crossing Black's Branch. Delivered: Samuel Black, 3d August, 1772.
  • AUGUST, 1779 (A). George Ruttledge vs. Wm. Armstrong.--Spa. Cha., 28th August, 1768. George was son of Thomas Rutledge. Most of Wm. Armstrong's debtors were in Carolina.
  • Page 381.--37th November, 1770. William Henderson's estate appraised by Walter Davis, Thomas Rutledge, Alex. Long--Bonds of Lazarus Inman, Sith Rodgers, Andrew Russell, Sr. and Jr.
  • Page 311.--8th May, 1783. Samuel Black's estate appraised by Cornelius Ruddle, Thos. Rutledge, Alex. Thompson. Continental Loan Office Certificates of June, 1780, for $6,000. James Best's account.
  • Page 511.--Delivered to Thomas Rutlidge (not specified) by order from Mr. Buster, 16th July, 1787. Teste: John Brooks, Jr., George Marshall, Charles Hunt.
  • FEBRUARY 15, 1791. (392) John Fogle to be bound to Jane Rutledge--formerly bound to Thos. Rutledge, now deceased.
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