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RUE, Matthew

RUE, Matthew[1, 2]

Male 1706 - 1755  (49 years)

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  • Name RUE, Matthew 
    Born 1706  Shrewsbury, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Will 1 Feb 1755  Manalapon, Middlesex Co, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 13 Nov 1755  Monmouth Co, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 
    • From Albert Stokes "The Rue Family":

      Matthew Rue (John, Matthew) is believed to be the oldest son although no date of birth has been found. He could be the boy Matthew mentioned in the Staten Island census. That his first wife was Margaret Dove seems indicated by a deed in the New Jersey State Library, dated June 28, 1763, and recorded Oct. 6, 1763, between the legatees of Alexander Dove and John Smyth. Among the legatees is Joseph Rue, Jr., oldest son of Margaret Rue deceased, formerly Margaret Dove. Thus Margaret's parents are Alexander Dove, born 1663 in Shropshire, England, died in Monmouth County, NJ, Oct. 7, 1732, and Jane his wife, born 1671 and died in Monmouth County, Nov. 9, 1754. They are buried in the Topenamus graveyard where their stones giving the above information can be seen.

      The records of Christ Church at Shrewsbury, NJ, indicate the first Mrs. Rue's death as follows: "Burials 1748 - Apr. 29, Mrs. Rue wife of Mr. Matthew Rue. Her daughters Elenore and Jean were baptized same day aged 2 mo." On Oct. 11, 1749, Matthew Rue married Margaret Mount, daughter of Matthias Mount and widow of James Herbert (NJMB & SHGM). His will (NJW) dated Feb. 1, 1755, and proved Nov. 13, 1755, leaves to his wife Margaret one-third of the movable estate and requires her maintenance by his six sons while his widow. Each son gets 100 acres, while daughters get two-thirds of the movable estate. Executors: brothers William and Joseph. His widow married a third time to James Dey, Nov. 24, 1760 (NJB).

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      Matthew Rue's Will, Dated Feb 1, 1755

      yeoman; will of. Wife, Margaret to have 1-3 of my movables and her maintenance on my plantation by my six sons, while she remains my widow. Son, Joseph, to have 100 acres of the lower end of my plantation where I live. Son, Samuel, 100 acres, purchased of Patrick Brown in Cranbury; son, William, 100 acres, the remainder of my plantation at the upper end; son, Matthew, 100 acres, purchased of Arthur Brown in Cranbury; son, James, 100 acres of plantation, at upper end, purchased of John Rue, Jr., in Manalapon; son, Mathias, 100 acres, the remainder of said plantation at lower end; son, John, £180. Daughters, Ellnor, Jean and Margarit Rue 2-3 of my movable estate. Executors--brothers, William Rue and Joseph Rue. Witnesses--James Peairs, Henry Perine, Matthias Johnson. Proved Nov. 13, 1755.

      1755, Nov. 6. Inventory, £467.1.9, incl. 2 looking glasses, £1.4; a negro man £65; a negro woman, £55; made by John Barclay and John Perine.
    Person ID I2296  Hugh Byrne and Nanette Asimov Lines
    Last Modified 11 May 2019 

    Father RUE, John,   b. 1679, Staten Island, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 6 Mar 1775, Matchaponex, Middlesex Co, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 96 years) 
    Mother ?, Peternell 
    Family ID F860  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 DOVE, Margaret,   b. 1710, Monmouth, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1748, Monmouth Co, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Married Bef 1731 
    Children 
     1. RUE, Samuel,   b. Monmouth Co, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. RUE, Joseph,   b. 8 Aug 1731, Monmouth Co, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1810, Charlton, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     3. RUE, Matthew,   b. 1740, Cranbury, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1824, Cranbury, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     4. RUE, William,   b. 1742, Monmouth Co, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1822, Monmouth Co, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     5. RUE, James,   b. Apr 1744, Monmouth Co, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. RUE, Elinore,   b. Bef 1748, Monmouth Co, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. RUE, Jean,   b. Bef 1748, Monmouth Co, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 11 May 2019 
    Family ID F848  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 MOUNT, Margaret 
    Married 11 Oct 1749  Monmouth Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • Marriage
      Date: AFT 1748«s224 The records of Christ Church at Shrewsbury, NJ, indicate the first Mrs. Rue's death as follows: "Burials 1748 - Apr. 29, Mrs. Rue wife of Mr. Matthew Rue. Her daughters Elenore and Jean were baptized same day aged 2 mo." On Oct. 11, 1749, Matthew Rue married Margaret Mount, daughter of Matthias Mount and widow of James Herbert (NJMB & SHGM). His will (NJW) dated Feb. 1, 1755, and proved Nov. 13, 1755, leaves to his wife Margaret one-third of the movable estate and requires her main»
    Children 
     1. RUE, Margaret,   b. 25 Aug 1750, Monmouth Co, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. RUE, Matthias,   b. 27 Apr 1752, Monmouth Co, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1820  (Age 68 years)
     3. RUE, John,   b. 20 Mar 1754, Monmouth Co, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1844  (Age 90 years)
    Last Modified 11 May 2019 
    Family ID F851  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1706 - Shrewsbury, NJ Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Oct 1749 - Monmouth Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 1 Feb 1755 - Manalapon, Middlesex Co, NJ Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Nov 1755 - Monmouth Co, NJ Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S223] D.M. Forester Research on Rue Family, D.M. Forester, Grants Pass, OR, (1940), William Rue, son of Matthew and Mary (Dove) Rue, b. 1742, d. 1822, Revolutionary soldier, Walton's Troop, Light Dragoons, Monmouth County, NJ, married about 1766 Nellie Covenhoven. His name ws changed to Rue and her name to Conover about 1770. Both are buried in the churchyard of the Old Tennent Church, Crambury, NJ. Nellie Covenhoven, daughter of William P. and Mary (Colyer) Covenhoven, was born March 31, 1742 and died 1811. Their children were: Matthew, bpt. July 30, 1763, md.

    2. [S53] Family Data Collection - Individual Records, Edmund West, comp., (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2000), Online publication - Edmund West, comp.. Family Data Collection - Individual Records [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2000.

    3. [S228] Calendar of New Jersey Wills, 1670-1760, Name: Matthew Rue, Date: 01 Feb 1755, Location: Manalapon, Middlesex Co., yeoman; will of. Wife, Margaret to have 1-3 of my movables and her maintenance on my plantation by my six sons, while she remains my widow. Son, Joseph, to have 100 acres of the lower end of my plantation where I live. Son, Samuel, 100 acres, pu.

    4. [S224] The Rue Family, Albert L Stokes, (1970, The Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey, Vol 45, No. 3, #171), The records of Christ Church at Shrewsbury, NJ, indicate the first Mrs. Rue's death as follows: "Burials 1748 - Apr. 29, Mrs. Rue wife of Mr. Matthew Rue. Her daughters Elenore and Jean were baptized same day aged 2 mo." On Oct. 11, 1749, Matthew Rue married Margaret Mount, daughter of Matthias Mount and widow of James Herbert (NJMB & SHGM). His will (NJW) dated Feb. 1, 1755, and proved Nov. 13, 1755, leaves to his wife Margaret one-third of the movable estate and requires her main.




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