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

Peter Rucker

Male Bef 1728 - 1794  (> 66 years)


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  • Name Peter Rucker 
    Born Bef 1728  St. Marks Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 May 1794  Greene County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I39828  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 

    Father John Rucker,   b. 1680, Bristol, Gloucester, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1743, St. Marks Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Susannah Coghill,   b. Bef 1708, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1769, St. Marks Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 63 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Bef 1724  St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F19246  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Terrell,   b. Abt 1744, St. Mark's Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1786, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 41 years) 
    Married Abt 1760  St. Mark's Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Reuben Rucker,   b. Abt 1762, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F22874  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 


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      1747-1751 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 11, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 179-180
      Indenture 19 Sept 1748 between WILLIAM McDONOUGH, Orange County and PETER RUCKER of same .. for forty pounds .. grants 60 acres, all tract of land whereupon McDonough now lives .. which he bought of Zachary Taylor .. to pay intire sum of forty pounds with lawfull interest at the 15th day of Oct 1750 . .
      Witnesses: Wm. McDonough
      Geo. Taylor, D. Bohannan, Wm. Isbell
      Recorded Orange County 22nd March 1749
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      1747-1751 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 11, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 217-219
      Indenture 21 Nov 1750 between JOHN GOFF of St. Mark's Parish, Orange County, Planter, and PETER RUCKER of same .. deeds lease and release .. for a certain tract of land in County of Albemarle .. grants 115 acres in Orange County adjoining lands of Susannah Rucker, John Baylor, Timothy Crosthwait and William Golding, part of a larger tract granted to James Taylor, dec'd, and sold to one Edward Tinsley and by the said Edward Tinsley sold to William Crawford, dec'd, and by his last will and testament given to Thomas Crawford and by him sold to John Howard .. by John Howard sold to John Goff .. together with an additional divident of 15 acres purchased of Zachary Taylor .
      Witnesses: John (X) Goff
      Thos. Chew
      Richard Vawter, Tully Choice
      Recorded 22nd November 1750.
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      1751-1759 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 12; [Antient Press]; Page 117-118
      To all Christian People: I, SUSANNAH RUCKER and PETER RUCKER, Acting Executors of last will and testament of JOHN RUCKER, late of Orange County, dec'd, had this present day of ISAAC SMITH of
      Culpeper County, the sum of £100, being the ballance of £600 due John Rucker for all lands, tenements and plantations, together with all Negroes, horses, cattle, hoggs, potts, pewter goods, which Isaac Smith by deed 26 Oct 1742 mortgaged unto John Rucker for sum of £600. We assign our interest, right and that Isaac Smith is thereof seised to the use, as in his former estate ..
      we have released .. 1 July 1752 . .
      Witnesses: Susanna (X) Rucker
      Eras. Taylor Peter Rucker
      Richd. Tyler, Tavnr. Beale, Thos. Chew Recorded Orange County 23rd November 1752
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      1765-1769 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book E; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 395-96.
      20 Aug. 1767. Peter Rucker of Orange County to Ambrose Booton of Culpeper County. For £50 current money. 210 acres in Bromfield Parish on a branch of Elk Run in the fork of the Rappidanne and Robinson Rivera ... corner in John Stockdall's line ... in Twvran's line ... corner in Jeremiah Early's line ...
      Peter Rucker
      Wit: W. Vawter, Robert Gaines, Lewis Booton.
      20 Aug. 1767. Acknowledged by Peter.

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      1768-1772 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 15; [Antient Press]; Page 23-25
      Indenture 26 Jan 1769 between PETER RUCKER and ANDREW SHEPHERD .. for £85 .. grants 115 acres whereon Peter Rucker now lives .. bounded .. Susannah Rucker .. Colo. John Baylor .. William Bell . Erasmus Taylor .. Andrew Shepherd ..
      Recorded Orange County Peter Rucker
      26th January 1769.
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      1768-1772 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 15; [Antient Press]; Page 94-96
      Indenture 27 May 1769 between SUSANNAH RUCKER, late of Orange County, and PETER RUCKER, Extrx., and Extr. to the Last Will and Testament of John Rucker, dec'd, and ANDREW SHEPHERD .. for £70 .. have (agreeable to the Last Will and Testament of the above mentioned John Rucker, & every Person concerned) granted .. 130 acres whereon Susannah formerly lived and joyning to Colo. John Baylor, Mr. Thomas Bell, Mr. William Moore which he purchased of Mr. Richard Taylor and Mr. Hancock Taylor, Mr. Zachery Taylor and the sd Shepherd ..
      Presence: William Bell Susannah Rucker
      Henry Gibbens, Samuel Garner Peter Rucker
      Robert Garnett, John Garnett, Alexr. Marr .. witnesses to Mrs. Rucker.
      Recorded Orange County 27th July 1769.
      23 Novr. 1769 proved by oaths of Alexr. Marr and Robert Garnett, and April Court 1771 -- oath of John Garnett.
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      1768-1772 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 15; [Antient Press]; Page 206-208
      Indenture 26 April 1770 between CHRISTOPHER SINGLETON and SARAH, his wife, of County of Caroline, and PETER RUCKER of orange County for £100 .. sell 372 acres .. being part of land sold by Carter Braxton, Gent. to Mr. Ambrose Lee joyning the lands which Peter Rucker now liveth on bought of Mr. John Lewis .. being part of Estate of Collo. James Littlepage and bounded .. Octuna line .
      Recorded Orange County Christopher Singleton
      26th April 1770 Sarah Singleton
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      1768-1772 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 15; [Antient Press]; Page 430-431
      Indenture 28 Novr 1771 between PETER RUCKER and THOMAS BURBAGE, County of Culpeper .. for £100 .. sells 372 acres part of Brooksby Tract .. sold by Mr. Braxton to Ambrose Lee and bounded .. Octona Line
      Recorded Orange County Peter Rucker
      28th November 1771.
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      1772-1778 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 16; [Antient Press]; Page 98-99
      Indenture 25 Jan 1773 between PETER RUCKER, Culpeper County, and JOHN RUCKER of Orange County of one part and CHARLES PEARSEY of other .. for £50 .. with interest from 12th November 1771 past to Peter and John Rucker his securities .. hath delivered land bounded Charles Neal; Joseph Eddins and Cal. Anthony Thornton containing 185 acres ..
      Presence: May Burton Junr., Charles (X) Pearsey
      Geo. Rucker, William Rucker
      Recorded Orange County 24th June 1773.

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