Person:Giles Rector (2)

Watchers
Giles W Rector
m. abt 1817
  1. Seth Rector
  2. Elvira Rector1818 - 1874
  3. Wilson R Rector1819 - Aft 1860
  4. Lewis S Rector1821 - 1885
  5. Ludwell Giles Rector1823 - 1909
  6. Giles W Rector1826 - Aft 1861
  7. Elizabeth Rector1828 -
  8. James Lilburn Rector1830 - 1913
  9. Rhoda Jane Rector1832 - 1899
  10. Jacob Peake Rector1837 - 1868
  11. Luke B Rector1839 -
  12. William A Rector1842 -
m. 11 Oct 1852
  1. Charles W Rector1854 -
  2. Thomas James Rector1857 -
  3. Mary Belle Rector1859 -
  4. William Rector1861 -
Facts and Events
Name Giles W Rector
Gender Male
Birth? 1826 Roane County, Tennessee
Census? 1830 Roane County, Tennessee
Census? 1840 Warren County, Kentucky
Census[1] 1850 2ND District, Warren County, Kentucky
Marriage 11 Oct 1852 Warren County, Kentuckyto Catherine York
Census[2] 1860 Newton, Barton, Missouri, United States
Death? Aft 1861 Barton County, Missouri
Burial? Rector Homestead, Milford Township, Barton County, Missouri

GILES W RECTOR was born in 1826 in Roane County, Tennessee.

Giles was a farmer.

The 1830 census shows Giles living with his parents in Roane County, Tennessee.

Giles and his parents moved to Warren County, Kentucky about 1833.

The 1840 census shows Giles living with his parents in Warren County, Kentucky.

The 1850 census shows Giles living with his parents in 2nd District, Warren County, Kentucky.

Giles married CATHERINE YORK on October 11, 1852 in Warren County, Kentucky.

In 1853 Warren County, Kentucky deeded 12 acres of land to Giles Rector in Water course, Big Barren River. This deed was surveyed on October 20, 1853. (Source: Book 41, Page 1623)

Giles and his family moved to Barton County, Missouri in 1855.

Giles was a member of the Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church, Dade County, Missouri.

On June 1, 1858 Barton County, Missouri deeded land to Giles Rector in Section 22, Township 33, Range 29, Barton County, Missouri. This deed was filed on November 3, 1860.

The 1860 census shows Giles living with his family in Newton Township, Barton County, Missouri. His real estate was valued at $800.00. His personal property was valued at $125.00.

Family legend says that at the beginning of the Civil War, Giles Rector went to fix a clock for a woman who lived in Cedar County, Missouri. For some reason, the Stockton Militia surrounded the house where Giles was working. They shot Giles and an officer then came up to his body and shot Giles in the head again and again. It was said that his family found his body and placed it in a blanket and buried it at night on the Rector Homestead, Barton County, Missouri.

References
  1. 1850 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com. 1850 United States Federal Census [database online]. Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2005. Original data: United States. 1850 United States Federal Census. M432, 1009 rolls. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington D.C. District 2, Warren, Kentucky, roll M432_220, page 121, image 531.
  2. 1860 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com. 1860 United States Federal Census [database online]. Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2004. Original data: United States. 1860 United States Federal Census. M653, 1438 rolls. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington D.C. Newton, Barton, Missouri, post office Horse Creek, roll M653_607, page 0, image 16.