Joseph G. Rector

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Joseph G. Rector

Birthplace: Grayson County, Virginia, USA
Death: Died in Linton, Greene, Indiana, United States
Place of Burial: Samaria Cemetery, Linton, Greene County, Indiana USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Jesse Rector and Margaret Rector
Husband of Mary Rector and Patsy Rector
Father of Margaret Denton; Jesse Rector; Jeanette Moss; Celia Follum; Samuel Peter Rector and 3 others
Brother of Samuel Rector; Samuel Rector; Jane Parker; Mary Bannister; Leona Huff and 11 others
Half brother of Samuel Rector; Elizabeth Parker; Jonathan Rector, I; Susannah Hanks; Leona Foley and 3 others

Managed by: Lauren Hockert Ciarochi
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Immediate Family

About Joseph G. Rector

Contributed by Julie Rasmussen:

Father: Jesse Rector, born 22 Dec 1759 in Germantown, Faquaier Co., VA. He fought with the Virginia Militia under George Washington during the Revolutionary War in the Battle of Yorktown. About 1786, the Rector family moved to Rowan Co., NC.

Mother: Sally Holtzclaw, born about 1756 in Germantown, Fauquier, VA. She married Jesse Rector in 1779. Their children: Samuel (1780-1862); Jane; Leona (1787-1851); Mary Polly (1787-?); Margaret (1793-1875); Susanna Rector (1794-1879, Malvern, Mills Co., IA) 1m. Thomas Zachariah Hanks, 2m. Elijah Galloway; Elizabeth Rector (1795-?, died in Malvern, Mills Co., IA, wife of --Parker); Jonathan (1796-1809); Joseph Rector (abt. 1798-1891). Sally Holtzclaw Rector died in 1800.

Stepmother & half siblings: Margaret (Winford), widow of Isaac Adams, married a 2nd time to Jesse Rector on 2 Feb 1802 in Grayson Co., VA. (She had one child by her previous marriage who might have taken the Rector name and be listed as a child of Sally & Jesse. Half siblings to Joseph: Levi (1803-1892); Rhoda (1806-1821); Alexander (188-1843); Rebecca (1811-?); Isaac (1816-1899); Chloe (1818-1847); Jonathan (1821-?).

The Rector family, including husbands, wives, and children of the married children, except for the oldest son Samuel, moved from Virginia to Lawrence Co., IN in 1821. Eventually, many family members migrated elsewhere. Note: h/o Mary

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Joseph G. Rector's Timeline

December 23, 1797
Grayson County, Virginia, USA
July 6, 1822
Age 24
Lawrence Co., IN
March 3, 1824
Age 26
Lawrence, Greene, IN
Age 26
Lawrence Co., IN
September 26, 1826
Age 28
Bedford, Lawrence Co., IN
Age 29
Lawrence Co., IN
September 9, 1830
Age 32
Bedford, Lawrence Co., IN
September 27, 1832
Age 34
Bedford, Lawrence Co, IN