William H Ruffin 
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 
William was born about 1630. 
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On 3 Oct 2016 at 02:59 GMT Lorna Henderson wrote:
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:
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~jinks/wmjmar6.htm looks to have useful further info
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