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Rev John Thomas Rothrock, Sr
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Birth: Dec. 20, 1843
Williamson County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Sep. 30, 1924
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 of John's first marriage.

Links to John's parents, both of his known wives, all of his five known children and all of his six known siblings are included below.
Family links: 
  Jonathan Rothrock (1802 - 1852)
  Margaret Amanda Gordon Rothrock (1811 - 1892)
  Utopia Ada Herron Rothrock (1847 - 1890)
  Tennessee Gilmore Byrn Rothrock (1854 - 1944)
  Margaret Gordon Rothrock McKinstry (1883 - 1978)*
  Katharine Bell Rothrock Miller (1884 - 1984)*
  John Thomas Rothrock (1887 - 1931)*
  William Herron Rothrock (1888 - 1949)*
  Mary Utopia Rothrock (1890 - 1976)*
  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)
  Margaretta Elizabeth Rothrock (1845 - 1845)*
  William Andrew Rothrock (1847 - 1931)*
*Calculated relationship
Forest Hill Cemetery Midtown
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Section 17
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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- Cissy Flew Nichols
 Added: Jun. 15, 2015

 Added: Jun. 5, 2015
Rest in peace, dear ones.
- Sue Lee Johnson
 Added: Feb. 27, 2012

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