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Rev John Thomas Rothrock, Sr
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Birth: Dec. 20, 1843
Franklin
Williamson County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Sep. 30, 1924
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA

The Rev. John Thomas Rothrock was the fifth of seven known children of Jonathan Rothrock (1802-1852) and Margaret Amanda Gordon Rothrock (1811-1892), who married 10 Nov 1831 at Brick Church, Giles County, Tennessee. John served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War, serving with the 11th Tennessee Calvary. He later became a minister in the Presbyterian Church.

John married first to Utopia Ada Herron (1847-1890) on 06 Jun 1882 at Gibson County, Tennessee. John and Utopia were the parents of five known children, three girls and two boys, namely:

1. Margaret Gordon Rothrock McKinstry (1883-1978)
2. Katharine Bell Rothrock Miller (1884-1984)
3. John Thomas Rothrock Jr. (1887-1931)
4. William Herron Rothrock (1888-1949)
5. Mary Utopia Rothrock (1890-1976)

After Utopia died, John remarried to Utopia's first cousin, Tennessee (Tennie) Gilmore Byrn (1854-1944) on 28 Oct 1896 at Williamson County, Tennessee. Tennie raised the five children.

Links to John's parents, both of his wives and four of his five known children are included below.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Jonathan Rothrock (1802 - 1852)
  Margaret Amanda Gordon Rothrock (1811 - 1892)
 
 Spouses:
  Utopia Ada Herron Rothrock (1847 - 1890)
  Tennessee Gilmore Byrn Rothrock (1884 - 1944)
 
 Children:
  Margaret Gordon Rothrock McKinstry (1883 - 1978)*
  Katharine Bell Rothrock Miller (1884 - 1984)*
  John Thomas Rothrock (1887 - 1931)*
  Mary Utopia Rothrock (1890 - 1976)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Kennedy Rothrock (1832 - 1857)*
  Robert Gordon Rothrock (1837 - 1902)*
  Martha Jane Rothrock (1839 - 1933)*
  George McDonald Rothrock (1841 - 1924)*
  John Thomas Rothrock (1843 - 1924)
  Margaret Elizabeth Rothrock (1845 - 1845)*
  William Andrew Rothrock (1847 - 1931)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Hill Cemetery Midtown
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: Dan Stevenson
Record added: Mar 04, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66463321
Rev John Thomas Rothrock, Sr
Added by: Sue Lee Johnson
 
Rev John Thomas Rothrock, Sr
Added by: Sue Lee Johnson
 
Rev John Thomas Rothrock, Sr
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Rest in peace, dear ones.
- Sue Lee Johnson
 Added: Feb. 27, 2012
 
 
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