Thomas Rutherford Frederick Co. Va
Hi everyone , this is my first post to this board.
I am looking for any information on a Thomas Rutherford of Frederick County Virginia mid to late 1700's.
LDS 0831279 Orphan Court Record Berkeley Co. VA 1772-1792
1778 May 15, p. 418 Ordered that Church Warden Bind Richard Lock orphan of
Richard Lock desc to Thos Rutherford till he comes of age, he being nine
years on the 19th of April last who is to learn to read, write & cyphear.
Thomas Rutherford is some how related to Capt. Robert Rutherford and Reuben Rutherford.
I have thought for some time that there was a kinship between my Lock(e)'s and the Rutherford family and this source makes me that much more sure there has to be a kinship but I can not find anything linking my Lock's to the Rutherford's.
Other related friends/family's of my Lock's :
Shirley / Shurley , Avis , Davis , Worthingham
It seems pretty clear that my Lock's came from St. Mary's County Maryland and Calvert County Maryland proir to moving to Virginia.
Thanks in advance for any help in linking my Lock's to the Rutherford's :)
I have a John Rutherford b. 1689 d. 1789 Montgomery Va.
Issue:Thomas d. 1768 was commissioned a Captian in Organge co Virginia 1742. Rueben d. 1764, James d. 1768 Married Margaret ?, Mary d. 1789, Benjiam b. 1718 d. 1802, Joseph b.1700 Essex co. Va. d. 1788 Rockingham co Va. married Elizabeth Elliott.Their children were Archibald, Robert, Thomas, Rueben, Samuel, John, Elliot, and Thomas. All this information is in cencus records at Essex Co. Va.
I have tons more to much to send at once.
FTM CD 184 Colonial Families of Maryland, Early Families of Southern Maryland, Vol. 4, Van Sweringen.
31-5 Van Swearingen. b. 22 May 1719 d. by 20 Apr. 1788 Berkeley Co. VA.
Will of Van Swearengen written 5 Apr 1788; probate 17 June 1788 etc.etc.
Item 1 to sons Josiah S and Hezekiah S. and two daus Lurannah Bennett, wife of William Bennett , and Driscilla Rutherford, wife of Thomas Rutherford,all lands not already divised; remainder of slaves. etc, etc
Wit; T. Rutherford, Charles Swearingen, Driscilla Harp (mark), Thomas Swearingen.
Codicil: to dau Lurannah b Bennett 150 acres on the banks of the Potomac where she and her husband now dwell; also 2 houses and 2 lots in Mechlenburg or Sheperds Town; 6 Apr 1788 etc.
315-5 Drusilla Swearingen, b. 29 Oct 1750 m Thomas Rutherford
315-6 Thomas Swearingen, b. 22 Nov 1752; d 1780 Berkeley Co. VA m. Hannah Rutherford; his will written 18 Feb 2, 1780, probate 21 Mar 1780 mentions wife Hannah and niece Sarah Bennett (Tyler's Quarterly Vol. III)
John Rutherford 1689-1789
I may have my research wrong but I have John b. 1689 as the brother of Thomas Hugh Rutherford. Isn't their father Robert Jr. born 1663 Rappannock Co., Virginia March 12, 1725 Essex Co married Margaret Vawter? If you have his history I'm interested. I am related to John Rutherford b. 1689 on my father's line. Thanks!
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