Rue, James

Birth Name Rue, James [1a]
Gender male
Age at Death 74 years, 11 months, 19 days


Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth 1685 Staten Island, Richmond County, New York  
Death 1759-12-20    
Burial   Beechwood Cemetery, Hulmeville, Bucks County, Pennsylvania  


Father La Rue, Matthiew
Mother Dore, Margaret
  1. Rue, John
  2. Rue, Matthew


Married Wife Maris, Mary
Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Marriage 1724    
  1. Rue, Samuel

Source References

  1. Mom, Dad, and Their Ancestry
      • Date: 2012-12-12
      • Page: 13
      • Confidence: High
      • Source text:

        James Rue (1685-1759) was born in Staten Island, Richmond County, New York in
        1685. He obtained land in Staten Island from his brother John and took up farming. He was the
        first of his brothers, however, to move away from Staten Island. In 1710 he is listed as a member
        of the First Dutch Reform Church (actually a Presbyterian Church) in Bensalem Bucks County,
        Pennsylvania. In 1718, he purchased by lease and release from the Van Sandt family 150 acres
        of land along the south side of Neshaminy Creek and across the creek from where his brother
        Matthew eventually would have his farm. James married Mary Maris (1705-1771) from
        Bensalem in 1724. Mary Maris was born in 1705. They had ten children including a son named
        Samuel who was born in Bensalem on October 3, 1725. All oftheir children were baptized at
        the First Dutch Reform Church. James died at the age of74 on December 20, 1759 and buried in
        Beechwood Cemetery located in Hulmeville, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. His wife, Mary,
        survived comfortably on what he bequeathed to her. She died on April 23, 1771.


  1. La Rue, Matthiew
    1. Dore, Margaret
      1. Rue, John
      2. Rue, James
        1. Maris, Mary
          1. Rue, Samuel
      3. Rue, Matthew