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Rutledge Early Origins



The surname Rutledge was first found in Cumberland, at Routledge where three eminent historians claimed the place at one time existed. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)
However, modern maps cannot find the locale.

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Rutledge Spelling Variations


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Rutledge Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Rutledge, Routlege, Routlidge, Routledge, Rutlidge and many more.

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Rutledge Early History


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Rutledge Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rutledge research. Another 437 words (31 lines of text) covering the years 1483, 1494, 1528, 1537, 1643, 1800, 1749, 1800, 1739, 1800, 1200, 1628 and are included under the topic Early Rutledge History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Rutledge Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rutledge Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Rutledge Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Rutledge In Ireland


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Rutledge In Ireland



Some of the Rutledge family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 155 words (11 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Rutledge Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Rutledge, who landed in Maryland in 1640

Rutledge Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • George Rutledge, who arrived in North Carolina in 1748

Rutledge Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Alexander Rutledge settled in New York State in 1804
  • Alexander Rutledge, who landed in New York, NY in 1804
  • Alice Rutledge, who arrived in New York, NY in 1817
  • Robert Rutledge, aged 30, landed in Missouri in 1842
  • Harriet Rutledge, aged 30, landed in New York in 1862
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Rutledge Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Robert Rutledge, aged 29, a farm servant, arrived in South Australia in 1853 aboard the ship "Standard"
  • Patrick Rutledge, aged 36, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1859 aboard the ship "Clara"

Rutledge Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • George Rutledge, aged 17, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Rooparell" in 1874
  • Michael Rutledge, aged 20, a farm labourer, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Zealandia" in 1879

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Contemporary Notables of the name Rutledge (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Rutledge (post 1700)



  • Major-General Paul Wolcott Rutledge (1895-1973), American Anti-Aircaft Artillery Officer US Strategic Air Forces (1945-1946)
  • Archibald Hamilton Rutledge (1883-1973), American poet and educator, the first South Carolina poet laureate (1934 to 1973)
  • Joshua Alan Rutledge (b. 1989), American Major League Baseball infielder
  • John Rutledge Jr. (1766-1819), American politician, United States Representative from South Carolina (1811)
  • Ann Rutledge (1813-1835), American spinster who died of typhoid, allegedly Abraham Lincoln's first love, eponym of the Ann Rutledge, a former passenger train service operated by Amtrak
  • Jeffrey Ronald Rutledge (b. 1957), American football coach and former professional quarterback
  • John Rutledge (1739-1800), American statesman and judge, first Governor of South Carolina following the signing of the Declaration of Independence
  • Edward Rutledge (1749-1800), American signer of Declaration of Independence, 39th Governor of South Carolina (1798-1800)
  • Gene Rutledge, American Nuclear Physicist
  • Earl James Rutledge (1894-1974), Canadian politician who served in the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba from 1927 to 1948
  • ... (Another 6 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Suggested Readings for the name Rutledge


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Suggested Readings for the name Rutledge



  • A Record of John Rutledge and his Descendants by Houston Odell Rutledge.

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)

Other References

  1. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and David Hicks. The Highland Clans The Dynastic Origins, Cheifs and Background of the Clans. New York: C.N. Potter, 1968. Print.
  2. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  3. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  4. Donaldson, Gordon and Robert S. Morpeth. Who's Who In Scotish History. Wales: Welsh Academic Press, 1996. Print. (ISBN 186057-0054).
  5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  6. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
  7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  8. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
  10. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  11. ...

The Rutledge Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rutledge Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 13 April 2016 at 15:34.

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