Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

William Rush

Male Abt 1635 - 1690  (~ 55 years)


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  • Name William Rush 
    Born Abt 1635  Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1690  Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I027204  Tree1
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 

    Family 1 Anne Gray,   b. 1638, St. George's Hundred, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1690, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 51 years) 
    Married 1652  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Rush,   b. 1652, Gloucester, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1702, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     2. Mary Rush,   b. 1655, Gloucester, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1700, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 46 years)
     3. William Rush,   b. 1661, Gloucester, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1708/09, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F12764  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Dorothy MNU Thomas 
    Married Abt 25 Aug 1686  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F43178  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Marriages of Virginia Residents Vol II, Part III, Surnames R-S, Page 96: Rush, William, married bef. 7 June 1667, Anne Grey, daughter of Francis, whose will of that date, Westmoreland County, proves it.
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      1685-1687 Westmoreland Co VA Order Book
      Page 516 [25 Aug. 1686]
      William Rush as marrying Dorothy the relict and executrix of Christopher Thomas doth petition that haveing paid by order of this Court and Clerk's and Sherriff's fees beyond assetts, humbly desires his quietus. The Court finding it true, order him his quietus.
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA DEEDS & WILLS. No. 8. Part 1; 1723-1738 {Antient Press}: pp 183-184
      THIS INDENTURE made the Twenty fifth day of September in the Sixth year of Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Second of Great Brittain France and Ireland, King, Defender of the faith &c., And in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred & Thirty two, Between THOMAS SHARP of the Coty: of STAFFORD, Planter, of one part and the Reverend DAVID STUART of the said Coty:, Clerk, of the other part;
      Witnesseth that THOMAS SHARP in consideration of the sum of five shillings good & lawful! money of Great Brittain to him in hand paid by DAVID STUART, the receipt whereof & himself therewith: fully satisfied & paid doth hereby acknowledge, hath and by these presents doth bargain sell demise & to farm let unto DAVID STUART & assignes one certain tract plantation of land lying on the Beaver Damms of Upper MATCHODIX in Washington Pish & Coty: of Westmorland, formerly known & commonly called by the name of THE NEWLAND & containing by estimation Two hundred acres be the same more or less, the which tract of land was formerly granted & conveyed by WILLIAM RUSH, late of Westmorld. Coty, to one PHILIP PAYTON, his Son in Law, who imtermarryed with MARY, the Daughter of sd. WM: RUSH, as by Deed bearing date the twenty third day of Aprile in the year of our Lord God one thousand six hundred & seventy eight may appear, And afterwards by PHILIP PAYTON conveyed & made over to JOHN PRATT, late of Westmorland Coty. as by two Assignmts., the one bearing date the fifteenth day of Decr. in the year of our Lord God one thousand six hundred & eighty six & the other the twenty first day of sd. Decr. in the aforesd. year, relation unto them may more fully appear; And afterwards given granted & conveyed by JOHN PRATT in Exchange for the moiety of another tract of land consisting of three hundred & sixty five acres to JOHN SHARP of sd. Coty., the Father of abovementioned THOS: SHARP, as by Deed bearing date the twenty fifth day of Febry, in the year of our Lord God one thousand six hundred & eighty seven may appear, and finally descended by inheritance in fee simple to THOMAS SHARP, the Grantor hereof, and is bounded; Beginning at a corner marked Locust standing on the South side of the aforesd. Beaver Damms of Upper MATCHODIX & being a corner tree of the land of one RICHD. CHAPMAN, & formerly belonging to JOHN WILLIAMS, and extending up the sd. Damms South West Westerly to the mouth of a Branch that falls into the sd. Damms, thence up the Branch which lyeth below the House & Plantation to a white Oak that standeth upon a Point in the fork of the sd. Branch, thence by a line of marked trees South East Easterly crossing the Horse Road untill it comes unto the line that parts this Land & the Lands of HENRY COSSUM, thence along the line of sd. COSSUM until it comes to the line of the land of the aforesd. RICHARD CHAPMAN, finally along the line of sd. CHAPMAN unto the first statiion; with all houses orchards, together with royalties of hunting hawking fishing & fowling; To have and to hold the demised premises unto DAVID STUART or assignes during the term of three years fully to be compleated, paying therefore yearly on the tenth day of Decr. to THOMAS SHARP or assignes one grain of Indian Corn if lawfully demanded to the intent that by virtue of these presents & of the Statute for transferring uses into possession DAVID STUART may be in actual" possession of the premises and be thereby the better enabled to accept a grant of the inheritance thereof; In Witness whereof the sd. THOMAS SHARP hath hereto set his hand & seale the day & year above written Signed Sealed & Delivered in presence of
      HENRY WASHINGTON, _ THOS: SHARPE
      FARQUHAR MATHESON,
      WILLIAM PERKINS
      Then received on the day & date within written the sum of Five shillings, I say reced. by me. THOS: SHARPE
      Westmorld. ss, At a Court held for the sd. County the 27th day of September 1732 THOMAS SHARPE personally acknowledged this Deed of Lease of Land by him passed to the Reverend DAVID STUART, Clerk, together with the Receipt for five shillings, the consideration money thereon endorsed, to be his proper act and deed, which at the instance of the said STUART is admitted to Record
      Test G. TURBERVILE, C. C. W.
      Recorded the Nineteenth day of October 1732, pr. G. T., C. C. W,

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