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RUE, Matthias

RUE, Matthias[1]

Male 1747 - 1777  (30 years)

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  • Name RUE, Matthias 
    Born 1747  [1
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 28 Jun 1747  Christ Church, Shrewsbury, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Military 1777  Private in Revolution, First Regiment, Monmouth County New Jersey Militia; Private, Captain Kenneth Hankinson's Company. Taken prisoner and died in custody. Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 28 Feb 1777  New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • From Albert Stokes, "The Rue Family":

      On Dec. 8, 1762, John and Mathias Rue of Monmouth County, wards, children of William Rue of said county, deceased, make choice of guardian: "We the under subscribers do choose Jas. Abraham Jr. for a guardian to act in place of mother deceased." The document was signed by Ellen Rue and Ann Rue, who were of age, and John and Matthias Rue. Fellow bondsman was Jas. Abraham, Sr. Under date of June 28, 1766, Matthew and Rachel Rue of Monmouth County, children of William Rue of said county, choose as guardian William Perrine of Upper Freehold, said county. Fellow bondsman: John Rue of said county. (NJA wills, 4:367).

      Matthias (shown as Matthew in transcript, but believe this is a typo - h.b.) Rue, son of William, was a private in Capt. Kenneth Hankinson's Company, First Regiment, Monmouth Militia. He and Seargeant william Johnson were taken prisoners at the Battle of Navesink, Feb 28, 1777 and conveyed to New York, where Matthias died in prison Feb. 28, 1777 (records of Adjutant Gen. of NJ). On Mar 22, 1777, his wife Elizabeth (Gaston?) was appointed administrator of his estate with James Gaston as felowbondsman (NJA wills, 5:437). On Mar 26, 1777, Martha, William, and John Rue, of Monmouth County, children of Matthias Rue of said county, deceased, became wards of william Perine, their uncle, fellowbondsman being John van Kirk of said county. On May 23, 1780, the same children made choice of James Mount as their guardian, fellowbondsman, Joseph Holmes, Seargean William Johnson was married to Ann Perrine, the daughter of John Perrine (Tory John) and Mary Rue, and thus his wife was a first cousin of Matthias. The testimony of Sergeant Johnson establishing the date of Matthias Rue's death is recorded in Book I of Miscelaneous Records oat the Monmouth County Clerk's office, Freehold.
    Person ID I2344  Hugh Byrne and Nanette Asimov Lines
    Last Modified 11 May 2019 

    Father RUE, William,   b. Abt 1707,   d. 4 Oct 1761  (Age ~ 54 years) 
    Mother ?, Elizabeth,   d. Bef 8 Dec 1762 
    Family ID F866  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family GASTON, Elizabeth 
    Married Y  [2
    Children 
     1. RUE, Martha
     2. RUE, William
     3. RUE, John
    Last Modified 11 May 2019 
    Family ID F869  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 28 Jun 1747 - Christ Church, Shrewsbury, NJ Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - 1777 - Private in Revolution, First Regiment, Monmouth County New Jersey Militia; Private, Captain Kenneth Hankinson's Company. Taken prisoner and died in custody. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Feb 1777 - New York Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S224] The Rue Family, Albert L Stokes, (1970, The Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey, Vol 45, No. 3, #171), Children (of William and Elizabeth Rue) (order of birth uncertain; baptisms from Christ Church records, Shrewsbury):, Elizabeth; Eleanor, mar. Mar 14, 1763 William Perrine; Ann, mar. James Abrahams; John; Matthias, bp. Jun 28, 1747, aged one year. He mar. Elizabeth---; Matthew, bp. Oct 28, 1750; Rachel, bp. Oct 29, 1752; Mary, bp July 3, 1757.

    2. [S224] The Rue Family, Albert L Stokes, (1970, The Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey, Vol 45, No. 3, #171), Matthias (shown as Matthew in transcript, but believe this is a typo - h.b.) Rue, son of William, was a private in Capt. Kenneth Hankinson's Company, First Regiment, Monmouth Militia. He and Seargeant william Johnson were taken prisoners at the Battle of Navesink, Feb 28, 1777 and conveyed to New York, where Matthias died in prison Feb. 28, 1777 (records of Adjutant Gen. of NJ). On Mar 22, 1777, his wife Elizabeth (Gaston?) was appointed administrator of his estate with James Gasto.




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