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William H Ruffin (abt. 1785 - 1825)

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William H Ruffin [1]

NB dates adjusted to reflect family below, but subsequent adjustments still needed eg "son" Robert born abt 1600 Henderson-2297 23:06, 2 October 2016 (EDT)

Born "Sweet Hall", King William County, VA [2]


Husband: Robert Ruffin
Wife: Mary Elizabeth Clack
Child: John Ruffin
Child: Mary Ruffin
Child: Lucy Ruffin
Child: William H. Ruffin
Child: James B. Ruffin
Child: Martha Ruffin
Child: Sterling Clack Ruffin
Date: 6 SEP 1751
Place: Brunswick County, VA [3]


  • Source S4331 Letter from May Carlton Moore to Olie Garrett (June 25, 1961) Repository: #R25
  • Repository R25 Private property of Pat Iverson
  • Source S4398 Clopton Family Genealogical Society, The Descendants of Robert Ruffin I of Richneck and HIs Wife Elizabeth Prime, The First Seven Generations. Repository: #R39
  • Source S1 Created through the import of indygrandma.ged on 02 January 2011


William was born about 1630. [4]


  • Source S2 As researched by Jen Lehr, Input Sunday, January 4, 2015

  1. Source #S1
  2. Source: #S4398
  3. Source: #S4331
  4. Source #S2

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On 3 Oct 2016 at 02:59 GMT Lorna Henderson wrote: mentions William Ruffin marr. to Margaret Ritchie, as:

26, William, born 1785, died 1825, of Brunswick County, Va., and North Carolina, married Margaret Ritchie, sister of Thomas Ritchie, of the Richmond Enquirer, and had (a) Archibald, married Catherine Roane; (b) Robert, of Miledgeville, Georgia; (c) William, married Frances Gildart, and had Col. Frank G., born 1816, State Auditor of Virginia (d) Thomas (e) Frederick (f) John S. (g) Albert G. (h) Caroline where William is brother of Sterling & son of : 14 Robert 5 Ruffin (John, 4 Robert, 3 Robert, 2 William 1 ), of "Mayfield," Dinwiddie County, and "Sweet Hall," King William County, married Mary Clack, daughter of John and Mary Clack and widow of Col. John Lightfoot,

On 3 Oct 2016 at 02:04 GMT Lorna Henderson wrote:

See comment on wife Margaret's profile re date inconsistencies on descendants. looks to have useful further info

William is 21 degrees from Rosa Parks, 22 degrees from Anne Tichborne and 16 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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