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

Mary Rutherford

Female 1720 - 1798  (78 years)


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  • Name Mary Rutherford 
    Born 1720  Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 2 Jul 1798  Glen Burnie, Frederick County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I028965  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 

    Father Thomas Rutherford,   b. Abt 1695, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 4 Dec 1760, Frederick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Mother Sara de Montargis 
    Family ID F49925  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family James Wood,   b. 1707, Winchester, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1759, Glen Burnie, Frederick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married 1738  Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Wood,   b. 20 Sep 1739, Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1782, Frederick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 42 years)
     2. James Gov. Wood,   b. 28 Jan 1740/41, Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1813, Richmond, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     3. Mary Wood,   b. 23 Sep 1742, Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef May 1769, Frederick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 26 years)
     4. John Wood,   b. 4 Jan 1743/44, Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Robert Wood,   b. 27 Jul 1747, Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1801, Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F17617  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      MARY WOOD. Frederick county. Will: 20 Sep 1790. Rec: 2 Jul 1798.
      Husband: James Wood, dec'd.
      Sons: Robert Wood ; James Wood
      Grandsons: James Wood and Robert Welsh Wood (sons of Robert)
      Granddaughters: Mary Dorcas Wood ; Mary Ann Harrison ; Elizabeth Harrison ; Mary Harrison
      Executors: sons James Wood ; Robert Wood
      Wit: Alex. White ; Thos. White

      Notes: Will was proved 2 Jul 1798, by oath of Alexander White. On 5 Feb 1811, the negro Sarah appeared in court to claim her freedom which was granted by Mary Wood's Will. The court refused, the same being opposed by Peter Lauck, who claimed said Sarah as a slave. During this trial, Obed. Waite appeared as one of the heirs of said Mary Wood.]

      Source: Will Transcript of Mary Wood, in Greene, Katherine Glass. Winchester, Virginia, and its beginnings, 1743-1814: from its founding by Colonel James Wood to the close of the life of his son, Brigadier-General and Governor James Wood, with the publication for the first time of valuable manuscripts, relics of their long tenure of public offices. (Strasburg, Virginia: Shenandoah Publishing House, c1926),
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      1767-1771 Frederick County, Va Deed Book; {Amelia C. Gilreath}
      Bk 13, p. 275 - 9 March 1769
      (Deed of Gift] Between Mary Wood of Frederick County [to] Alexander White of County aforesaid & Elizabeth his Wife ... consideration of the marriage heretofore had & celebrated between said Alexander White and said Elizabeth his Wife daughter of said Mary Wood and the love and affection I bear to her said Daughter ... Doth give grant and release unto said Alexander White & Elizabeth his wife ... Tract of Land situate on both sides of the North River of Shanondoah being all that part of Land called Great Plain containing Ninety five acres ... Tract of Land called Great Plain was granted to James Wood deceased by Patent under the Colony Seal the 12th Jan. 1746 and by him devised to said Mary Wood by his Last Will & Testament ... also one other Tract of Land ... Corner to Land Surveyed by George Byrn deceased ... Containing Two Hundred & Fifty Three acres being the same which was granted to said Mary Wood by Deed form the Proprietors Office the 10th Feb. 1761 ... also one Lott of ground in the addition to the Town of Winchester made by said James Wood deceased known by No. joining Henry Rinkers Lott now in the occupations of Abraham Bailey on South Braddock Street ... Also one negroe girl called Hannah ...
      Wit: Robert Wood William Campbell Mary Wood
      M. Harrison
      Recorded: 9 March 1770

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