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HELP! flag male ancestor  John Josiah  RECTOR

  (b. abt. 1778 Bedford, Crown Colony of Virginia   d. January 1856 Polk, Missouri, USA )  

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John Josiah RECTOR was born abt. 1778 in Bedford, Crown Colony of Virginia

John Josiah RECTOR was the child of ?   and   ?

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John Josiah  married  Mary Ann "Polly" BOTELER 8 September 1798 in Campbell, Virginia, USA .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Mary Ann "Polly" BOTELER  was born abt. 1778 in Virginia, USA.  Mary Ann "Polly" died 12 February 1872 in San Luis Obispo, California, USA.  Mary Ann "Polly" was the child of William BOTELER and Ann DUCKETT.

John Josiah RECTOR died January 1856 in Polk, Missouri, USA.
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John Josiah RECTOR married flag female ancestor Mary Ann "Polly" BOTELER-- Date: 8 September 1798 Place: Campbell, Virginia, USA
Mary Ann "Polly" BOTELER was the child of William BOTELER and Ann DUCKETT

Children of John Josiah RECTOR and Mary Ann "Polly" BOTELER:

Grave has been locatedflag male ancestor William Alexander RECTOR (b.15 December 1809, Anderson, Tennessee, USA  d. 3 November 1879, Old Creek, San Luis Obispo, California, USA)
m. Mary Ann POTTER 10 June 1830

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marriage1798 Marriage / Partner
John Josiah RECTOR and Mary Ann "Polly" BOTELER 8 September 1798, Campbell, Virginia, USA
1809 Birth of Child
William Alexander RECTOR was born 15 December 1809, Anderson, Tennessee, USA
NewsThe War of 1812 was a conflict between the United States and Great Britain, lasting from 1812 to 1815. It was primarily fueled by issues such as trade restrictions due to Britain's ongoing war with France, impressment of American sailors into the British Navy, and British support of Native American tribes against American expansion. The war ended with the Treaty of Ghent, restoring pre-war boundaries but resolving few of the initial disputes.

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NewsFrom the 1840s through the 1880s, thousands trekked westward, carrying only a few belonging and supplies for the journey, and settling on the western frontier, forever changing the American West.
Invention 1843 - The Christmas card is invented (Sir Henry Cole and John Callcott Horsley, England)

Artificial Freezer Patented (Nancy M. Johnson, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA)
death1856 Death
January 1856
Polk, Missouri, USA
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Did You Know?America - Did you know? 1898 - Spanish-American War: USS Maine is blown up in Havana harbor (Feb. 15), prompting U.S. to declare war on Spain (April 25).
Did You Know?The state of Virginia was named after England's Queen Elizabeth I. In the early 1600's, all of North America that was not Spanish or French was then called 'Virginia' in honor of 'The Virgin Queen,' and the earliest English colonial expeditions were sent by the Virginia Company of London. (

Prior to 1788 - Crown Colony of Virginia
June 25, 1788 - Virginia becomes 10th U.S. state

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