Rutherford, Griffith

Dates:
Birth 1721
Death 1805-08-10

Biographical notes:

Griffith Rutherford (1721-1805) was a colonial and Revolutionary official, military officer, and land speculator. He was born in Ireland, but by the early 1750s, had settled in Rowan County, N.C.

From the description of Griffith Rutherford letter, 1776 November 18. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 24040820

Griffith Rutherford was a colonial and Revolutionary official, military officer, and land speculator. He was born in Ireland, but by the early 1750s, had settled in Rowan County, N.C.

For more biographical information, see the Dictionary of North Carolina Biography (1994).

From the guide to the Griffith Rutherford Letter, 1776, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.)

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Subjects:

  • Indians of North America--Wars
  • Indians of North America--Wars--1775-1783

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  • North Carolina (as recorded)