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William Alexander Rector
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Birth: Dec. 15, 1809
Anderson County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Nov. 3, 1880
Cayucos
San Luis Obispo County
California, USA

--At his home on Old Creek, November 3d, of heart-disease. Wm. A Rector, age 69 years, 10 months and 18 days. Napa Co. Cal and Anderson Co. East Tennessee papers.
The subject of above notice was born in Anderson county East Tennessee, December 15th., 1809, was married June 10th 1830 to Mary Ann Potter and came among the earliest Pioneers to this coast. He lived in Napa county about 14 years, in Mendocino county 3 years, and came to this county in August 1876. He was a member of the Baptist Church of forty years standing. A man of fixed principles and sterling worth. He leaves the wife of his youth, now past her three-score years, four sons and three daughters besides grand children and great grand children to mourn his never-ending absence.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Mary Polly Butler Rector (1780 - 1872)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary A Potter Rector (1809 - 1885)
 
 Children:
  Bartley Franklin Rector (1831 - 1891)*
  Sally Ann Rector Grigsby (1835 - 1883)*
  Margaret Melissa Rector Smith (1851 - 1915)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
No marker.
 
Note: Sarah F. Rector, daughter-in-law, wife of son John, is buried next to William.
 
Burial:
Cayucos-Morro Bay District Cemetery
Cayucos
San Luis Obispo County
California, USA
Plot: Section 1 Plot 4 Lot 2 Block 6
 
Created by: Bonnie Kiser
Record added: Jul 24, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 94142302
 

 
 
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