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George Rush (abt. 1755 - 1831)

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George Rush
Born about in Rockingham County, Virginiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Augusta County, Virginiamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Franklin, Macon County, NCmap
Rush-23 created 28 May 2010 | Last modified | Last edit: 18 Nov 2017
01:08: Sharon Ireland edited the Biography for George Rush. [Thank Sharon for this]
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Categories: American Revolution.

The following Revolutionary War Record has been accepted by the Daughters of the American Revolution (D.A.R.):

George Rush, private in Captain Henry Lee's Company in the First Regiment Light Dragoons Continental Troops commanded by Col. Thederick Bland. Neither the date of his enlistment, nor the period of his service is shown. His name was borne on the rolls of that county from 1777 to Feb. 1778. All of this info. came from a book "Rush Memoirs" compiled and edited by Elizabeth Denson Lipscomb and Rosalind Davison Washington. Library of Congress Catalog Card No. 75-23570.

This information was submitted by George Dexter Rush, Jr. of Ware Shoals, SC. Note: Roger Rush of Mobile, Ala. (P number WCWN10A) sent the data to me. He had received it from George Dexter Rush III. George Rush is buried in the Rush Cemetery in Otto, NC (5 miles from Franklin in Rush Cemetery on land that was once Gray/Rush land in the Hickory Knoll Community.


Religion: Lutheran


Burial: Rush Cemetery, Macon County, NC

"United States Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 31 October 2017), George Rush, 1777.

Name George Rush Event Type Military Service Event Date Jul 1777 Event Place Virginia, United States Event Place (Original) Virginia, United States Military Rank Private

"Virginia Births and Christenings, 1584-1917," database, FamilySearch ( : 5 December 2014), George Risch in entry for Mary Juliana Risch, 01 Sep 1784; citing , reference ; FHL microfilm 0924845 IT 2.

Name Mary Juliana Risch Gender Female Christening Date 02 Nov 1784 Christening Place PEAKED MOUNTAIN CHURCH,MC GAHEYSVILLE,ROCKINGHAM,VIRGINIA Birth Date 01 Sep 1784 Father's Name George Risch Mother's Name Maria

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