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Rev James Rucker
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Birth: Dec. 1, 1747
Amherst County
Virginia, USA
Death: Mar. 3, 1827
Caldwell County
Kentucky, USA

Son of John and Eleanor Mildred Warren Rucker.
Spouse of #1 Ann Nancy Morton. She died 12 Sep 1813.
Marr. bet. 1766-1767, Virginia.
Children: John b. 17 Sep 1768; Nelly; Morton A. b. __Sep 1795; George; James; Jeremiah; Sally; Susan.
Married #2, Susannah "Susan" Morton, widow of ____Sampson. Married on May 30, 1814, Caldwell Co., Ky. She died 5 July 1827, KY.

WILL:Caldwell Co, KY Index to Inventory and Settlements 1822-1831: Appraisement, 18 Oct 1826, Caldwell Co, Bk A, pg 273, estate appraised by Winfrey Bond, James Wood, Wm Holland and Roger Tandy, entered by M. A. Rucker, Justice of the Peace.

REFERENCE:THE RUCKER FAMILY GENEALOGY, by Sudie Rucker Wood, 1932, say that 2nd wife, Susannah Morton married 1st ____ SAMPSON.
REFERENCE: HISTORY OF THE RUCKER FAMILY AND THEIR DESCENDANTS, by Mrs. Edythe Johns (Rucker) Whitley, 1927, LC-CS7/.R887 1927 (?). (copy in compiler's file).
REFERENCE: "COLONIAL RECORDS OF NORTH CAROLINA, VOL. 4."

BURIAL: Rucker Cemetery, Caldwell Co, KY, located on the Princeton-Paducah Highway. (Read by Eurie Pearl Wilford Neel.
Source: The Statistical Handbook of Trigg County, KY;
The Gateway to the Jackson Purchase in KY & TN, Vol. 3, page 120:
Rev. James Rucker, departed this life 3 March, 1827.
Ann Rucker, wife of James Rucker, departed 12 September 1813, on the 63rd year of her age.
Susan Rucker, consort of Rev. James Rucker, departed this life 5 July 1827, aged 61 years.

Accepted Patriot of the DAR "Daughters of the American Revolution. Service Virginia, Soldier of Amherst Co, VA Militia.

 
 
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 Spouses:
  Ann Nancy Morton Rucker (1750 - 1813)
  Susannah Morton Sampson / Rucker (1763 - 1827)
 
Burial:
Rucker Cemetery
Princeton
Caldwell County
Kentucky, USA
 
Maintained by: Juliaom
Originally Created by: gail caraway
Record added: Apr 25, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19090229
 


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