James Rushing

about 1755–September 1816 (Age 61)
Washington, Georgia, United States

The Life of James

James Rushing was born about 1755. He married Sarah Renfroe about 1783, in Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He died in September 1816, in Washington, Georgia, United States, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

James Rushing
Sarah Renfroe
Marriage: about 1783
Joel Rushing
Eli Rushing
Caroline Rushing
Mahala Rushing
Mary R. Rushing
Michael Rushing
Sarah Rushing
William Rushin
John West Rushing

Spouse and Children

about 1783
Georgia, United States


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World Events (6)


Age 21

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 29

Historical Boundaries: 1784: Washington, Georgia, United States
1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 33

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of the eastern German family name Rusching, a variant of Rusche 2.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • James Rushing, "Georgia, Headright and Bounty Land Records, 1783-1909"
  • James Rushing, "Georgia, Headright and Bounty Land Records, 1783-1909"
  • List of Rev War Soldiers, and their Widows, Who Were GA Land Lottery Winners 1832

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