Sunday, April 4, 2010

Bond 938 Rutland-Williams

938. James Rutland & 939. Elizabeth Williams [NC]

~1680, Elizabeth born in NC, d/o 1878. Lewis Williams & 1879. Mary ?.
James married Elizabeth.
4/6/1708, Lewis Williams deed of gift of 100 acres, Point of Highland on Katherine Creek, to his daughter and son-in-law James and Elizabeth Rutland, “the sd. Rutland to let me keep a Cartway to ye landing.”
4/1714, James 260 acres in Chowan Prect on Deep Creek joining ye bottom of the fork, the Nermost branch.
7/20/1715, Chowan Prect. At a court at the house of Henry King ( 304): “Tredle Keef and John Mainer being attached of a Breach of the trust reposed in him by the Publick, … and James Rutland be Summoned Evidences …”. (S) Chowan, DB1.
1716 Chowan prct. tax list: James with 560 acres.
12/8/1716, James 330 acres, joining Jacob Conroe, Fleetwood, Fleetwood's Gut & ye river. (S) B2, P346.
1717 Chowan prct. tax list: James with 560 acres.
3/18/1717, Mary Williams, widow and relict of Lewis Williams of Chowan Prect. to James Rutland of Chowan Prect, planter 10£ formerly sold by my husband Lewis Williams in his lifetime, the sd land lying on the west side of Katherine Creek.
6/30/1718, William Graddy of Chowan Prect. to James Ruttland 4£ sterling 50 acres joining Thomas Johnson, Ruttland and Deep Creek all houses, Orchard etc. [a “Barfield” daughter married a William Grady.]
4/5/1720, James 240 acres in Chowan Prct. in Ahotsky Woods, joining Ahotsky Swamp & Reedy Pocoson wit. (S) B3, P13.
11/7/1723, James mentioned in the petition of James Rutland Jr: [see same date for son]. James patented 600 acres on this date.
1/11/1724, Robert Radford and wife Susanna to James Rutland 5£ for 200 acres adj James Rutland.
2/9/1724, James Rutland and wife Elizabeth to William Daniel 50£ for 100 acres at Deep Creek Bridge.
2/7/1725, James Rutland to Henry Baker of Virginia 10£ for 100 acres on WS Katherine Creek which was sold by Mary Williams to James Rutland on March 18 1717/18 Wit: Thomas Barfield.
5/12/1725, Robert Sherwood to James Rutland 15£ for 540 acres.
11/9/1725, Robert Radford & wife Susanna to James Rutland 10£ for 450 a.
2/4/1726, James and Elizabeth Rutland of Bertie for natural love and affection to Thomas and Mary Barfield, our son-in-law and daughter, … 100 A. NE side Katherine Creek which was given by Lewis Williams dec’d unto James & Elizabeth Rutland. (S) Bertie Co., DB-B, P72.
2/15/1726, Abel Curtiss to James Rutland 14£ for 200 a. on Cassiah Branch adj. James Rutland.
8/2/1727, James 225 acres northernly of Morattock River joining Henry Baker, William Whitfield, and the side of a pocoson.
11/1/1728, James patented 600 acres.
1729, George Stevens to James Rutland 120£ for 400 a. between Ahoskey and Sandy Run.
5/12/1729, James Rutland to Thomas Barfield 20£ for 100 a. on NS Sandy Run at mouth of Licking Root Run.
5/8/1733, James Rutland to George Stevenson 100£ for 130 a. at Sandy Run.
1733, James and 4 Barefield brothers signed a petition for Bertie Prct. to alter the seat of government. (S) NC Executive Council Records.
1735, Margaret Railey & … to James Rutland 50£ for 220 acres on SS Poplar Swamp.
8/15/1737, James Rutland to William Edens 15£ for 30 acres on NS Moratuck River between Sandy Run and Ahoskey Pocoson. adj. George Stevenson at Licking Branch. adj. Thomas Watson, …
7/24/1738, James Rutland & wife Elizabeth to John Perrey 60£ for 220 acres.
11/19/1739, James Rutland jun to William Moor 66£ for 65 a. on SS Ahotskey Marsh at a branch commonly called Henards Branch.
8/12/1740, James Rutland & Thomas Barefield 24£ for 230 acres adj … Robert Mackfrieley.
11/13/1740, James Rutland to James Rutland jun 100£ for 400 a. in two tracts. James Jr also sold land to his father.
10/12/1741, James exchanged land with Thomas Jones of Pettyshoar.
2/10/1742, James Rutland sen to George Butnett 14£ for 200 a. ... at head of Branch called Wattom... On NS Cashy Swamp at Flatt Branch.
8/29/1745, John Randall’s property adjoins James Rutland. (S) Northampton Co., DB1, P216.
9/9/1749, James Rutland of Northampton Co to John West 9£ for 100 a. "Night Watom Meadows" at Snuffmill Branch.
1755, James and James Jr. on list of Capt. Samuel Cotton’s company in Northampton Co.
[1759, James’s farm was where Northampton, Bertie & Hertford Co.’s meet – it was used in the formation of Hertford Co.]

Family notes:
• (S) 9/7/1795, Agreement Barfield & Cotton .... whereon a Seartain Thos. Barfield late of Bartie County descest lived on in his lifetime, who in his last Will and Testament did give and bequeth the same to his son Thos who discest and died leving now Eshshew behind him, was Suckceeded by his sister Mary who Intermarried with a Seartain John Harrell who descest and died leving now Ishshew behind hir. … Equally divided between the said William Barfield & said Arthur Cotten theare Ears or asines forever. [Thomas, s/o Mary Rutland, had a daughter Elizabeth, but she had moved to SC.]

Children of James and Elizabeth:

i. James Rutland Jr, born ~1700 in NC.
11/7/1723, Petition of James Rutland Jr setting forth that James Rutland Sr sometime agoe obtained a patent for 70 A in Bertie--which is not cultivated--pray it be granted to him--so ordered. (S) Minutes of the Executive Council, P128.
1/11/1724, Robert Radford and wife Susanna to James Rutland 5£ for 200 acres adj James Rutland.
2/15/1726, Abel Curtiss to James Rutland 14£ for 200 a. on Cassiah Branch adj. James Rutland.
11/13/1740, James Rutland to James Rutland jun 100£ for 400 a. in two tracts.
1755, James and James Jr. on list of Capt. Samuel Cotton’s company in Northampton Co.
Bef. 5/14/1755, James died. (S) Sale of land by son-in-law Thomas Beaney to William Rutland.
Children:
Elizabeth Rutland, born ~1722.
She married Arthur Cotten. (S) See Family notes.
William Rutland, born ~1724.
He married Sarah ?.
1/9/1750, William Rutland of Northampton Co. to John West 8£ 100 a.
John Rutland, born ~1724.
He married Charity Watson, d/o John Watson.
11/19/1773, Charity was a member of Sandy Run Bapt. Church.
Mary Rutland, born ~1724.
She married Moses Moore.
Edward Rutland, born ~1724.
He married Martha Daughtry.
1792 he died in Northampton Co.

ii. Mary Rutland ( 469), born ~1705 in NC.

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