West Virginia Pioneers

Capt. Peter RUST

Male 1711 - Bef 1762  (< 50 years)

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  • Name Peter RUST 
    Prefix Capt. 
    Born 1710/1 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 1762 

    • Westmoreland County Wills 1654-1800
      Rust, Peter, 9 Nov. 1761; 26 Jan. 1762. To Daniel Lamkin 712 acres land in Loudon Co.; my sons Richard and Samuel land; sons James, John and Peter; daus. Mary, Martha, Hannah and Elizabeth negroes; wife Elizabeth 100 acres land during widowhood.

      Rust, Martha, 3 Nov. 1726; 25 Feb. 1729. Dau. Hannah Eskridge; dau. Anne Harrison; son Matthew Rust guardian of my son Peter Rust who is to be my exr.

      Rust, Jeremiah, 7 Aug. 1731; 29 Sept. 1731. Brother Peter land; son Samuel land in Northumberland and Westmoreland; son William the White Marsh Neck; wife Magdalene home plantation for life and then to son Jeremiah; daughters Hannah and Martha Rust 1 negro each; child my wife goes with 2 negroes.

      Rust, Martha, 23 Dec. --; 28 May 1745. My brothers Samuel, Henry and William Rust; uncle Peter Rust exr.; cozen Mary Cox ear bobs and clothes; sister Agness Rust and her son William.

      Wigginton, Henry, 17 June 1748; 26 July 1748. To Uncle Roger Wigginton 2 negroes; Roger Wigginton's son Spencer 2 negroes; friend Mistress Mary Lee 1 negro Woman; coz. Samuel son of Peter Rust 1 negro; coz. Elizabeth dau. of Richard Wright 1 negro; coz. Elizabeth wife of Dr. Thomas McFarlan residue of estate; exrs. George and Richard Lee.
    Person ID I2816  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 2 Nov 2019 

    Father Samuel RUST,   b. Abt 1674, Westmoreland County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 26 Mar 1718  (Age ~ 44 years) 
    Mother Martha BUTLER,   d. Bef 25 Feb 1720 

    • Pioneer History of Meigs Co, OH to 1949:
      Samuel Rust, born Westmoreland co, Extensive landowner. Of age before June 27, 1695. His will was proven March 26, 1718.
      Married Martha _______. Her will proven Feb 25, 1720-30. (Double dates arise from shift in calendar)

      "Rust and Allied Families" by Eunice Plunkett Mesmer, 1939:
      Samuel Rust, 3rd son of William and Anne (Metcalfe) Rust was probably married twice, as the youngest son, Peter, is described as "one of the sons of Samuel Rust (by Martha his wife)" suggesting that there were others not by Martha. Martha's last name is not definitely known, but many authorities give it as Martha Butler. She was probably the mother of all the children born after 1700. Her will, Nov 3, 1726, was probated Feb 25, 1729.

      Samuel Rust:
      1695, June 27, --grand juror
      1701, Thomas & Eunice Thistlewheat of St Sepulchers, London, sell a tract to Samuel Rust and John Clements
      1715, Aug 16, Will, probates Mar 26, 1718, disposes of large estate in lands, etc

      "Rust of Virginia"
      The vestry of Yeocomico, Parish of Cople, Westmoreland County, VA, was established August 22, 1655, and a place of worship fixed to be succeeded by the building known as Yeocomico Church, built in 1706. . . Among the worshippers were Samuel Rust, Col Isaac Allerton, Capt John Newton

      Samuel Rust became an extensive land holder, owning at the time of his death some 170 acres.
      1709, Samuel was appointed "Surveyour of the Roads in this County to & from his Mill and it is ordered he cause the Same to be clear'd and repaired according to Law.
    Family ID F954  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sarah Newton,   b. 1716,   d. 1735  (Age 19 years) 
    Married Bef 26 Feb 1733  [1
    Family ID F2779  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth NEWTON,   b. 1717,   d. Aft 1789  (Age > 73 years) 
    Married Bef 1740 

    • Information from Pioneer History of Meigs Co, OH to 1949:
      Elizabeth Newton was the second wife of Captain Peter Rust, mother of all his children except Samuel. He married first Sarah Newton, sister of Elizabeth. The latter died sometime after 1789.
      Capt. Peter Rust was born in 1710 or 1711; died before 1762. 1753, surveyor of highways; 1755, Overseer of roads; 1759, Commissioned Captain by Governor of VA.
      Catp. Peter Rust was son of Samuel Rust.

      Name: PETER RUST
      State: VA
      County: King George County
      Township: Westmorland
      Year: 1740
      Record Type: Rent Role
      Database: VA Early Census Index
     1. James RUST,   b. Abt 1740, prob Richmond Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1800, prob Richmond Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years)
     2. Richard Rust,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Samuel Rust,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Peter Rust,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F953  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S162] Rust and Allied Families.