Person:Jesse Rector (1)

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Jesse Rector
m. Abt 1748
  1. Peter Rector, , Sr.1749 - Abt 1821
  2. Nancy Rector1752 - 1780
  3. James Rector1754 - 1834
  4. Jesse Rector1759 - 1843
  5. Bennett Rector1767 - Aft 1816
  6. Elizabeth Rector1769 - 1855
Facts and Events
Name Jesse Rector
Gender Male
Birth? 26 Dec 1759 Fauquier County, Virginia
Death? 22 Jan 1843 Bedford City, Lawrence County, Indiana
Other? Revolutionary War VeteranMilitary

Jesse lived in Fauquier County, Virginia.

Jesse served in the Revolutionary War at Yorktown with General GeorgeWashington, (pension claim R 8639).

He lived in Fauquier County, Virginia until 1785 when he moved to NorthCarolina.

In 1791 Jesse moved back to Virginia as he is shown in the Grayson Countytithables 1794 to 1820.

In 1796 Jesse obtained a grant from the Commonwealth of Virginia for 156acres of land in Grayson County near Little River. Here he built a housefor his mother and her slave to live near his house. He freed hisslaves, but his mother's slave refused to go.

They lived on this land until 1820 when he sold the farm to James Kyleand moved to Lawrence County, Indiana.