A descendant of the Huguenot immigrant Peter Rucker, John Rucker (d. 1794) settled east of here on Rippin's Run, and built Friendly Acres, the first of many Rucker family dwellings in the area. He founded the village of Ruckersville, naming it for his uncle, Captain John Rucker, who was instrumental in selecting the site for St. Mark's Parish Church just west of here in 1732.
Geographic Location: Greene County
Physical Description of Location: Ruckersville, VA 22968. Located at the intersection of Spotswood Trail (Hwy 33) and Seminole Trail (Hwy 29).
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