I have now factually proved that George Ruddell was the son of Revolutionary War Patriot, Archibald Ruddell.
ArchibaldRuddell Virginia Land, Marriage, and Probate Records, 1639-1850- Ancestry Library.com Land Records: 24 May 1751 [Orignally patented by Fairfax 21 Jul 1749 & 15 Aug 1761]
ABSTRACTS OF WILLS OF FREDERICK CO., VA., (1961) Kings, J. Estelle, HITE vs LORD FAIRFAX. Archibald Ruddill claims land under Hite Aug 2, 1750. John Ruddell of the Shenandoah Valley: His Children and Grandchildren, Pgs.11- 12, The Statutes at Large; Volume VII, By William Waller Hening, Richmond, Published 1820, ~Page 215 names Archibald Ruddall,Lieutenant out of Frederick County, Virginia in 1758.
Data regarding his son, George Ruddell
Virginia Marriages to 1800 by Jordan Dodd pub 1997 Ancestry.com. Electronic transcription of marriage records held by the individual counties in Virginia.
July 16, 1850 Virginia US Fed Census. Line #, the 58th District in the Co. of Shenandoah shows George Ruddell at 75 living with his youngest dau. Catherine (age 36) next to adjacent census household of his grand-daughter, Dianna (Goodrich) Artz and (John) Christian Artz.In 'John Ruddle' ...~ by Harold Turk Smutz, Ed.D., on pg. 27.
In addition to this I obtained wills for Archibald and George Ruddell which information I ordered from the University of Virginia in Richmond. Archibald’s will names his son George.
Archibald Ruddell’s son, George Ruddell married Susannah Morgan, daughter of John Morgan, 27 Aug 1796 in Shenandoah Co., Virginia.
Finally, This only took about two years to accomplish. Kate ~Good Luck to all out there searching.