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Dr John Rutledge
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Birth: 1713, Ireland
Death: Dec. 25, 1750
Mount Pleasant
Charleston County
South Carolina, USA

His parents were Edward Thomas Rutledge 1670-1725 and Elizabeth Graem
who were also the parents of George Rutledge b.1690 Scotland
George Rutledge married Nellie Gamble b.1693 Ireland
George and Nellie were the parents of John James Rutledge of Illinois

From the South Carolina Historical Magazine vol 20;

Dr. John Rutledge, who with his brother Andrew came to South Carolina from Ireland early in the 18th Century. He was a member of the Assembly from Christ Church Parish in 1748 and 1750; (S.C. Gaz.) had a plantation in Christ Church parish, one on Stono River, and real estate in Charles Town (Inventory). He and his wife Sarah Hext (1724-1792) married 1733, had seven children" Gov. John Rutledge, the "Dictator", 1739-1800; Andrew Rutledge, 174-to 1772, a merchant and man of position; Thomas Rutledge, 1741-1783, merchant, Justice of the Peace and member of the General Assembly for St. Helena's parish in 1776; Sarah Rutledge, born 1742, married Gov. John Mathews; Hugh Rutledge, 174- to 1811; a lawyer, judge of the Admirality, 1776, and held other important offices; Mary Rutledge, 1747-1832, married Roger Smith; Gov. Edward Rutledge, 1749-1800.

He married fourteen year old Sarah Hext, his brother's stepdaughter on December 25, 1738. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Hext Rutledge (1724 - 1792)
 
 Children:
  John Rutledge (1739 - 1800)*
  Mary Rutledge Smith (1747 - 1832)*
  Edward Rutledge (1749 - 1800)*
  Hugh Rutledge (1750 - 1811)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: From the register of St. Philip's burial's and from "An Historic Church The Westminster Abbey of South Carolina" 1895
 
Burial:
Saint Philips Episcopal Church Cemetery
Charleston
Charleston County
South Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Saratoga
Record added: Apr 22, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 108902913
Dr John Rutledge
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- bob tarte
 Added: Jul. 23, 2016

- quebecoise
 Added: May. 10, 2015
Bon Jour. GOD Bless you as you have blessed all our kin and families.
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
 Added: Mar. 16, 2014
 
 
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