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Isle of Wight Va Rushings

Isle of Wight Va Rushings

Posted: 31 Oct 2006 2:26PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 1 Nov 2006 1:35PM GMT
Surnames: Rushing
looking for info/confirmation for the Rushings of Isle of Wight VA- they were supposedly Protestanta to Amer from Alsace-Lorraine,fleeing religious persecution-family legend says Queen Anne helped them leave Eng-apparently at some point in between they were in Holland?- after they were/or to be captured by Louis 14th of France...
its confusing-were they of England or France, in England fleeing france to Holland?
trying to sort it out & find their lines to make th connection to my latr (ca 1800s) TN Rushing lines.

Re: Isle of Wight Va Rushings

Posted: 31 Oct 2006 2:28PM GMT
Classification: Query
im sorry,also -there were apparently two brothers -Richard & Philip- who came to VA &/or NC on to TN.

Re: Isle of Wight Va Rushings

Posted: 31 Oct 2006 9:51PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 1 Nov 2006 1:33PM GMT
Surnames: Rushing, Riesin, Rushin, Rushen
Sheri: You must be referring to, "Early Eighteenth Century Palatine Emigration," by Knittle (on page 252) which states that on the 2nd sailing from Holland to England, then to Virginia, there was listed on 23 May 1709 Mathys Riesin (German for Rushing) and Vrow (wife) and three children. I have never found any mention of these people.
I have chosen to establish my family line with William Rushin, Sr., born about 1570 in England. His children and grandchildren were all born in Clare, Suffolk County, England. Senior was followed by Junior, born on 15 Jul 1597. Next came Mathew Rushen, Sr, born 2 Jun 1633 and died in 1667 in Charles City County, Virginia. Son Mathew Junior, born about 1665 in C.C.C, Va, lived in Isle of Wight, Virginia and died about 1730 in Northampton Co., North Carolina.Then, William, William and my Abraham. His brothers Richard (1749-1841) and Phillip (1745-after 1834), while living in Anson County, N.C. became Revolutionary War soldiers. Both later moved to
Perry County, Tennessee. I hope thils is helpful. John

Re: Isle of Wight Va Rushings

Emmett (View posts)
Posted: 1 Nov 2006 12:44PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Rushing, Thornhill
John, In your reply to Sheri, you mentioned Mathew Rushing, Sr. and Jr., in N.C.

I am descended from Mathew Malachi Rushing b. c. 1750 in South Carolina. He married Elizabeth Thornhill b. c. 1760. They lived in Beaufort District, S.C., until Mathew died. After his death, Elizabeth and children moved to Alabama. Known children were Mathew, Malachi, Arthur, Temperance, and William Cain.

Do you know if this Mathew has any connection to the ones you referred to? Any information will be appreciated


Re: Isle of Wight Va Rushings

Posted: 3 Nov 2006 1:34AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 4 Nov 2006 3:04PM GMT
Surnames: Rushing
just the clarification i needed- one last thing, hope you dont mind-
do you happen to actually have in your lines an Andrew Jackson Rushing ca earliest 1800s in TN-Henry Co i think? who has a daughter Caldonia 'Callie' ??

Re: Isle of Wight Va Rushings

John Rushing (View posts)
Posted: 6 Dec 2006 9:03AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 29 Dec 2006 3:54PM GMT
Surnames: Rushing
Emmett_____ to my knowledge, the Rushings clustered near each other, from about 1750, in Anson County, North Carolina, Chesterfield and Cheraw Counties, South Carolina. Beaufort District is a puzzlement. I know Rushings are reported to have been there, but how and why I do not know. As you know, Beaufort is in the southeast corner of South Carolina, on the coast and just north of Savannah, Georgia. Sorry that I am of no help. John

Re: Isle of Wight Va Rushings

Posted: 13 Jul 2011 12:59AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 13 Jul 2011 1:58PM GMT
Surnames: Rushing, Ransom, Tackitt, Dillard, Hayes, Lumsford, Paul, Dew, Humphrey
Here is my genealogy:

The Rushing Family Tree

Fred Carl Rushing (August 20, 1961 - Present) (b. Bakersfield, Kern, California, US - Present 2011).

Warren Harvey Rushing (November 1, 1935 - Present) (Bakersfield, Kern, California, US) m. Alice Diane Ransom (September 22, 1938 - Present) (Bakersfield, Kern, California, US)

Nathan Jasper Rushing (January 24, 1905 - October 4, 1964) (b. Phillips, Arkansas, US - d. Bakersfield, Kern, California, US) m. Della Isabella Tackitt (July 12, 1906 - March 1, 1986) (b. Missouri - d. Bakersfield, Kern, California, US)

Joseph Warren Rushing (1853 - October 6, 1932) (b. Kentucky, US - d. Lavaca, Sebastian, Arkansas, US) m. Hiley Christian Dillard (1872 -October 24, 1937) (b. Alabama - d. Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma, US)

William Jasper Rushing (1830 - 1870) (b. Kentucky, US - d. Golden Pond, Trigg, Kentucky, US) m. Elizabeth Ann Hayes (1833 - 1870) (b. Kentucky, US - d. Golden Pond, Trigg, Kentucky, US)

William Rushing (1793 - Oct. 18, 1854) (b. Fayette, Anson, North Carolina, US - d. Trigg, Trigg, Kentucky, US) m. Frances E. Lumsford (1806 - August 18, 1855) (b. Oglethorpe, Georgia, US - d. Trigg, Trigg, Kentucky, US)

Philip R. Rushing (1768 - 1814) (b. Anson, North Carolina, US - d. Stewart, Tennessee, US) m. Jemima NLN (1767 - 1816)

Philip J. Rushing (1745 - November 11, 1841) (b. Anson, North Carolina, US - d. Perry, Tennessee, US) m. Hannah NLN (1751 - 1816)

William Rushing (1720 - 1790) (Browns Creek, Anson, North Carolina, US) m. Mary Paul (1725 - 1790) (b. Montezuma, Macon, Georgia, US - d. Chowan, North Carolina, US)

Mathew Rushing (1684 - 1728) (b. Isle of Wight, Virginia, US - d. Browns Creek, Anson Co., North Carolina, US) m. Elizabeth Dew (1684 - 1745) (Anson, North Carolina, US)

Mathew Rushing (June 2, 1633 - 1678) (b. Clare, Suffolk, England - d. Bruton, Wythe, Virginia, US) m. Elizabeth NLN (1632 - Unknown) (Clare, Suffolk, England)

William Rushin Rushing (July 15, 1593 - 1653) (Clare, Suffolk, England) m. Martha NLN (1570 - June 16, 1639) (Clare, Suffolk, England)

William Rushing (1565 - 1640) (Clare, Suffolk, England) m. Martha NLN (1570 - June 19, 1639) (Clare, Suffolk, England)

William Rishton Rushing (1535 - 1570) (Clare, Suffolk, England) m. Carrie Humphrey (1535 - Unknown) (Clare, Suffolk, England)

NFN Rushing (1505 - Unknown) m. NFN NLN

Fred C. Rushing

Re: Isle of Wight Va Rushings

Posted: 5 Apr 2016 3:39PM GMT
Classification: Biography
Edited: 6 Apr 2016 4:23PM GMT
Surnames: Rushin, Goodson
Obviously this posting is much later than most others., I thought I would put in my two cents worth. I live in the Charlotte, N.C. area and am a descendant of Eliza Rushin (1653-1715) of Clare, Suffolk. She married Edward Goodson (1642-1722) of Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. Eliza was the daughter of Matthew Rushin (1633-1678) of Clare. She was the granddaughter o William Rushin (1593-1663) of Clare. William was a barber in the town at a shop owned by William Barron in or by the "Angel Inn."

I visited Clare last June but the historical society building (next to the cathedral) was closed on that particular day. It is an ancient church and the historical society is in an ancient house from 1470s. The place is also close to the wonderful town of Lavenham which has always been one of my favorites. Good luck everyone.
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