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Thomas Nathaniel Richtor Rector

Male 1808 - 1882  (74 years)


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  • Name Thomas Nathaniel Richtor Rector  [1
    Born 1808  Bullitt County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Buried May 1882  Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 16 May 1882  74 Yrs Old; Woody's Corner, Parke County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I159356  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 28 Feb 2016 

    Father Nathaniel Richter,   b. 8 Oct 1761, Northampton County, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1852 and 1860, Fulton, Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother *Elizabeth Sparks,   b. 1785, Jefferson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1850, Bullitt County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 16 Sep 1804  Jefferson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • "Elizabeth Sparks, daughter of James and Caty Sparks, was born about1783 in Jefferson County, Kentucky, and it was there that she marriedto Nathaniel Richter on September 16, 1804. (The marriage license wasdated September 13.) Elizabeth's brother, Stephen Sparks, was thebondsman and the witness was George Pope who testified that Elizabethwas "of lawful age." the wedding ceremony was performed by W.Kavanaugh. (Marriage Book 1, page 49.)
    Family ID F4209  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rachel Daugherty O'doherty,   b. 1807, Bullitt County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1870, Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 24 Sep 1829  Bullitt County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Married: September 24, 1829 in Bullitt County, Kentucky; Source: TheAncestral Trails Historical Society, P.O. Box 573, Vine Grove,Kentucky [dated 12 July 1990] to Rachael Dougherty, Born: About 1807in Kentucky, Daughter of Edward O. Dougherty.
    Children 
     1. Henry Harvey Rector,   b. Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. died young Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Nancy Rector,   b. 1830, Bullitt County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1880, Near Cates Station, Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     3. James Elgin Rector,   b. Between 1830 and 1831, Bullitt County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1888, Logan Township, Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years)
     4. Lavinia Rector,   b. 1832, Bullitt County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Charlotte Rector,   b. Between 1836 and 1837, Bullitt County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1919, Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years)
     6. *John Thomas Richter Rector,   b. 29 May 1837, Butler, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1919, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     7. Mary Elizabeth Rector,   b. 1839, Bullitt County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. *Irena Rector,   b. 1846, Twin To Ira; Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1915, 70 Years Old; Attica, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     9. Ira Rector,   b. 1846, Twin To Irena; Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1846, Died At Birth; Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     10. **William Henry Rector,   b. 15 Aug 1850, Harveysburg, Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1926, 76 Years Old, Jackson Township, Fountain County, Indiana Per Record Of Death, Attica, Indiana Health Department; H-25, Pg. No. 109. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)  [Stepchild]
     11. Solomon Rector,   b. 20 Aug 1852, Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1853, 1 Year 6 Months Old, Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     12. Margaret America Rector,   b. 1853, Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Kingman, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F4123  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • THOMAS NATHANIEL RECTOR, son of Nathaniel and Elizabeth (Sparks)Richter/Rector, was born about 1809 in Kentucky. He was married to Rachael Dougherty on September 24, 1829, in Bullitt County, Kentucky.By James Simmons. She was born about 1807 in Kentucky and was a daughter of Edward O. Dougherty. Thomas and Rachael were enumeratedon the 1830 and 1840 Bullitt County census. About 1845 they moved toIndiana where they settled in Fulton Township. In SouthwesternFountain County when the 1850 census was taken there, they had sixchildren in their household, and Thomas's father.
      1850, Fulton Township Fountain County, Indiana census:
      Thomas N. Rector, 41/m Farmer, KY., Rachael 43/f KY. James 18/m KY.,Charlotte 13/f KY., John 12/m KY., Elizabeth 11/f KY., Arena H. 4/fIN., William H. 10/12/m Ind., Nathaniel Rector 88/m PA.
      1860, Richland Township, Fountain County, Indiana Census:
      Thomas N. Rector, 52/m KY., Rachael 52/f KY., John 22/m KY., Arena15/f IN., William 11/m IN., Margaret 7/f IN.
      Daughters, Nancy and Lavina, had been married in 1849, so they do notappear on census in this household.
      Descendants say three more children were born to Thomas and Rachael inthe early 1850's and mid 1840's. Twelve children total.
      Thomas died apparently sometime before 1870, possibly Fountain County,Indiana. As Rachael then made her home with her daughter, Nancy(Rector) Pearson and son, William Henry Rector, both of FountainCounty. She died after the 1870 census was taken in Fountain County,and have no record of there deaths or place of burial.
      "THOMAS NATHANIEL RECTOR, Born: About 1809 in Bullitt County,Kentucky. Came to Indiana in the 1840's. He was a farmer. Diedbefore 1870 in Fountain County, Indiana. Burial place unknown.Married: September 24, 1829 in Bullitt County, Kentucky; Source: TheAncestral Trails Historical Society, P.O. Box 573, Vine Grove,Kentucky, dated 12 July 1990, to Rachael Dougherty, Born: About 1807in Kentucky, Daughter of Edward O. Dougherty. Died after 1870 inFountain County, Indiana. Burial place is unknown. Children: Nancy,James, Lavina, Charlotte, John Thomas, Mary Elizabeth, Irena, Ira,WILLIAM HENRY, Margaret America, Solomon (Saul), Henry/Harvey Rector." [Transcribed by, sljuhl, 08 June 2005]
      Sources of Information:
      Bullitt County, Kentucky Marriage Record
      1840 Bullitt county, Kentucky Census Record
      1850 & 1860 Fountain county, Indiana Census records (above)
      Gerrie Clevidence of Jeffersonville, Indiana
      Gladys (Farner) Elkins (a descendant)
      Fountain County, Indiana Marriage Record

      THOMAS NATHANIEL RECTOR, son of Nathaniel and Elizabeth (Sparks)Rector, was born about 1809. he was a farmer. He was married toRachel Dougherty on September 24, 1829, in Bullitt County by JamesSimmons. She had been born about 1807 in Kentucky and was a daughterof Edward O. Dougherty. Thomas and Rachel were enumerated on the 1830and 1840 censuses of Bullitt County, but in 1845 they moved to Indianawhere they settled in Fulton Township in South-west Fountain County,Indiana. When the 1850 census was taken there, they had six childrenliving with them. (Daughters Nancy and Lavinia had been married theprevious year. Also living in the household was Thomas's father,Nathaniel Rector, 88 years of age.
      Descendants say that there were 4 more children born to Thomas andRachel in the early 1840-1850's, making a total of 12 children born tothem. Thomas apparently died sometime before 1870 and Rachel thenmade her home with her son, William Henry Rector and her daughter,Nancy (Rector) Pearson. Rachel died sometime after 1870 but we havefound no record of her death or place of burial." The SparksQuarterly, No. 163, Sept. 1993 issue, pg. 4164. [transcribed by,sljuhl, 09 June 2005]

      "Family Data Collection - Individual Records; www.Ancestry.com
      Name: Thomas Nathaniel Rector
      Spouse: Rachael Daugherty
      Parents: Nathaniel Rector , Maria Magdalina Schlosser
      Birth Place: Bullitt CO, KY
      Birth Date: 1809
      Source Citation: Birth year: 1809; Birth city: Bullitt CO; Birthstate: KY.
      Source Information:
      Edmund West, comp.. Family Data Collection - Individual Records[database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc.,2000.
      Description:
      The Family Data Collection - Individual Records database was createdwhile gathering genealogical data for use in the study of humangenetics and disease."

      "Parke County Death Records - Book D-1
      ( This is the earliest known book recording deaths for Parke County;http://ingenweb.org/inparke/Deaths/DeathBookD-1/BookD-1Index.htm )
      As transcribed by James D. VanDerMark 2007 - 2008
      Book Pages Line Surname Given Name Sex Race Age Date Of Death Place OfDeath Father Mother Pos
      D - 1 008 - 009 2 Rictor Nathaniel M W 74 May 16 1882 Woody's CornerNot Listed Not Listed"
      [Transcribed 23 July 2008, SLJuhl, Compiler]

  • Sources 
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