James Rushing

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

The Life Summary 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
1755–1816
Sarah Renfroe
1763–1845
Marriage: about 1783
Joel Rushing
1783–
Eli Rushing
1783–1839
Caroline Rushing
1790–
Mahala Rushing
1791–
Mary R. Rushing
1792–1863
Michael Rushing
1792–1874
Sarah Rushing
1795–1863
William Rushin
1788–1865
John West Rushing
1793–1874

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1783Georgia, United States
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (6)

    1776
    Age 21
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1784
    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Rusche
    Rushin

    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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