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Capt John Rutherford
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Birth: Feb. 16, 1737
Death: Oct. 1, 1804

John and his father moved to Paxtang in 1755. In 1760, he and his father purchased a four hundred acre plantation, on which Rutherford Station, of the Philadelphia & Reading Railroad, is located. He was a member and officer of the "Liberty Association of Pennsylvania," and served as Captain of a company in the campaigns of 1776 and 1777 in the Jerseys and Eastern Pennsylvania. After the war he commanded a detachment from several companies against the Indians.

He is the son of Thomas Rutherford and Jean Murdock.

He is the brother of
* Agnes Rutherford
* Eleanor Rutherford-Williams-Donaldson
* Jane Rutherford-Mays
* John Rutherford
* Thomas Rutherford
* Agnes Rutherford II-Gray
* Thomas Rutherford
* Mary Rutherford-Mayse (twin of Eliz.)
* Elizabeth Rutherford I (twin of Mary)
* James Rutherford
* Lt. Samuel Rutherford
* Eliz Rutherford II -Galloway-Harbinger-Archibald


Married to Margaret Parke (1737 to 1810).

Father of: Jane Rutherford-Hutchinson, Martha Rutherford-Collier, Thomas Rutherford, Samuel Rutherford, Mary Rutherford-Gray, John Rutherford and William Rutherford. 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Rutherford (1707 - 1777)
  Jean Mordah Rutherford (1712 - 1789)
 
 Spouse:
  Margaret Parke Rutherford (1737 - 1810)*
 
 Children:
  William Rutherford (1776 - 1850)*
 
 Siblings:
  Eleanor Rutherford Wilson Davidson (1733 - 1799)*
  Jean Rutherford Mayes (1734 - 1789)*
  John Rutherford (1737 - 1804)
  Thomas Rutherford (1743 - 1760)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Soldier of the Revolution
 
Note: Revolutionary War Veteran
 
Burial:
Paxton Presbyterian Churchyard
Harrisburg
Dauphin County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Glenn Koons
Record added: Sep 01, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9396535
Capt John Rutherford
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Capt John Rutherford
Added by: Glenn Koons
 
Capt John Rutherford
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-Anonymous
 Added: Aug. 5, 2014
R.I.P.
- DAR Harrisburg Chapter
 Added: Oct. 11, 2013
My 5th great grandfather proudly serve this nation and be a part of a great family history.
- CCSN54
 Added: Jan. 31, 2013
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