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William Alexander Rector

Anderson County, Tennessee, USA
Death 3 Nov 1880 (aged 70)
Cayucos, San Luis Obispo County, California, USA
Burial Cayucos, San Luis Obispo County, California, USA
Plot Section 1 Plot 4 Lot 2 Block 6
Memorial ID 94142302 · View Source
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--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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Gravesite Details Sarah F. Rector, daughter-in-law, wife of son John, is buried next to William.





  • Created by: Bonnie Kiser
  • Added: 24 Jul 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 94142302
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for William Alexander Rector (15 Dec 1809–3 Nov 1880), Find A Grave Memorial no. 94142302, citing Cayucos-Morro Bay District Cemetery, Cayucos, San Luis Obispo County, California, USA ; Maintained by Bonnie Kiser (contributor 47682465) .