William Rush, II (1636 - 1692) MP

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Place of Burial: Virginia, United States
Birthplace: Of, Westmoreland, Virginia
Death: Died in Westmoreland, Virginia
Occupation: Married: July 21, 1652
Managed by: David Walter Hogg
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The RUSH FAMILY of Westmoreland County, Virginia  

  • WILLIAM RUSH.  Two men named William Rush are known to have come to America in the first half of the 17th-century.  The first William Rush arrived in 1635 aboard the Matthew when he was 20 years old.  The second William Rush was transported in 1650 by Sir Thomas Huntsford, Bnt.  It seems likely that one of these men was the father of:
  • WILLIAM RUSH.  In or before 1658, William Rush married Anne, daughter of Francis Gray.  The following deed, written 20 Nov 1658, was recorded in Westmoreland County on 28 Nov 1658 (Deeds & Wills, Vol. 1, p. 78):  
  • Francis Gray of Appamattox, Westmoreland Co. to William Rush for many and sundry considerations me there unto moving as well as the tender affection I bear unto my daughter, Anne, have and doe by these presents freely give, make over and bestow upon and unto William Rush, husband unto my said daughter, a tract of land containing 100 acres, being part of a tract owned by me lying in the county aforesaid, and being at a place commonly called the Round Hills, nigh unto the Machodick river—to William Rush and his heirs by the body of my said daughter, forever.  The said William Rush yielding and paying unto me and my heirs for an acknowledgement, one pepper corn an annum, the said pepper corn to be paid at or upon the feast of St. Michael, the archangel.

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William Rush, II's Timeline

1636
1636
Westmoreland, Virginia
1652
July 21, 1652
Age 16
Westmoreland, Virginia
1654
1654
Age 18
Westmoreland Co., VA
1659
1659
Age 23
Westmoreland, Virginia
1665
1665
Age 29
Westmoreland, Virginia
1692
1692
Age 56
Westmoreland, Virginia
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