Person:William Rector (10)

William Boline Rector
m. 10 Apr 1845
  1. William Boline Rector1849 - 1945
  2. Minerva Jane Rector1850 -
  3. James Henry Rector1853 - 1928
Facts and Events
Name William Boline Rector
Gender Male
Birth? 24 Mar 1849 Warren, Kentucky, United States
Census? 1930 Benton, Cedar, Missouri, United StatesDistrict 2
Death[1] 16 Mar 1945 Benton, Cedar, Missouri, United States
Burial[2] 18 Mar 1945 Howell Cemetery, Milford, Barton, Missouri, United States
Other[3] 18 Mar 1945 Lamar, Barton, Missouri, United StatesThe Lamar Democrat Obituary

William lived in Warren County, Kentucky. He later moved to BartonCounty, Missouri. He later moved to Nevada, Vernon County, Missouri. Helater moved to Jerico Springs, Cedar County, Missouri.

William was a farmer.

William was a member of Harmony Baptist Church, Barton County, Missouri.

In 1850 William was living with his parents in 2nd District, WarrenCounty, Kentucky. (Source: 1850 Census - Warren County, Kentucky)

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

In 1860 William was living with his parents in Newton Township, BartonCounty, Missouri. (Source: 1860 Census - Newton Township, BartonCounty, Missouri; Page 17; #F53)

In 1870 William was living with his family in Newton Township, BartonCounty, Missouri. He owned 30 acres of improved land and 50 acres ofunimproved land. The value of his farm was $1,000.00. The value of hisfarming implements and machinery was $5.00. He owned 2 horses and 2swine. The value of his livestock was $160.00. His farm produced 100bushels of Indian corn, 50 pounds of tobacco, 20 bushels of Irishpotatoes, 4 bushels of sweet potatoes, $25.00 of animals slaughtered and$100.00 value of all farm produced. (Source: 1870 Census - NewtonTownship, Barton County, Missouri; Page 13; #F113 and 1870 AgriculturalCensus - Newton Township, Barton County, Missouri; #F975)

On April 11, 1870, Francis Rease deeded land to William B Rector andJames H Rector and his wife in Section 20, Township 33, Range 29, BartonCounty, Missouri. This deed was filed on April 19, 1870.

On July 20, 1871, William B Rector and James H Rector deeded land toAlonzo Thompson and C G Comstock in Section 20, Township 33, Range, 29,Barton County, Missouri.

On May 9, 1879, James H Hewitt deeded land to William B Rector in Section25, Township 33, Range 30, Barton County, Missouri.

In 1880 William was living with his family in Doylesport Township, BartonCounty, Missouri. He owned 6 acres of tilled improved land. The valueof his farm was $150.00. The cash value of his farming implements andmachinery was $40.00. The cash value of his live stock was $250.00. Thecost of building and repairing fence in 1879 was $14.00. The estimatedvalue of all farm production was $15.00. He owned 4 horses, 2 milchcows, 4 other cattle, 1 calves dropped, 2 living calves sold, 75 poundsof butter, 5 swine, 30 barn yard poultry, 18 other poultry, 50 eggsproduced in 1879, and 4 acres of Indian Corn producing 75 bushels ofIndian corn. (Source: 1880 Census - Doylesport Township, Barton County,Missouri; Page 17; #F185 and 1880 Agricultural Census - DoylesportTownship, Barton County, Missouri; Page 16; #F1048)

On November 1, 1883, William B Rector deeded land to John P Barnaby inBarton County, Missouri.

In 1900 William was living with his family in Clay Township, DouglasCounty, Missouri. (Source: 1900 Census - Clay Township, Douglas County,Missouri.

The 1908 Cedar County, Missouri Plat Books show William having land inSection 34, Township 35, Range 28, Box Township, Cedar County, Missouri.

In 1911 William was living with his family in Milford Township, BartonCounty, Missouri. (Source: Barton County Directory, Schopf and Collins,1911)

In 1920 William was living with his family in Milford Township, BartonCounty, Missouri. (Source: 1920 Census - Milford Township, BartonCounty, Missouri; Page 199; #F982)

In 1930 William was living with his family in District 2, BentonTownship, Cedar County, Missouri. (Source: 1930 Census - District 2,Benton Township, Cedar County, Missouri; Roll T626 1182; Page 4A;Enumeration District 2; Image 0015)

William is buried in Howell Cemetery, Milford Township, Barton County,Missouri.

  1. Certificate of Death - 9393
    9393, 19 Nov 2007.

    Quality: 4

  2. Cemetery Records for Barton County, Missouri, Volume 2
    Page 26.

  3. Old Time Horse Creeker Laid to Rest

    William Rector, Who Died Friday, Was Buried Sunday Afternoon in Howell Cemetery - Had He Lived a Week Longer Would Have Reached His Ninety Sixty Birthday - Had Lived in Milford Community Since He Was a Boy of Ten - Died at the Home of His Daughter Mrs. Dave Eberhard - Had Been Active and Able to Be Around Until a Few Days Before His Death Leaves Seven Daughters

    Funeral services for William B. Rector, ninety-five, pioneer Horse Creek resident, was held in the Milford Christian Church Sunday afternoon at 3:30. Interment followed in Howell Cemetery.

    Our aged citizen died Friday afternoon at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Dave Eberhard near Jerico Springs. Had he lived a week longer, until March 24, he would have celebrated his 96«sup»th«/sup» birthday. Despite the great weight of his years, Mr. Rector had remained active, got about his place, did odd jobs, and waited on himself until just a few days before his death when he was stricken by a cerebral hemorrhage.

    He was one of the very oldest if not the oldest pioneer resident of Barton County. He was born in McCrackin County, Kentucky, March 24, 1849. When he was ten years old, in February 1869, he came with his parents, the late Wilson and Martha Jane Rector, to Barton County, where the family settled on a farm near Milford.

    Here the deceased remained throughout the long year of his active life. He was a carpenter by trade, following this trade in addition to his farming interests. At the death of his wife about fourteen years ago he went to Nevada where he lived with the children. He came back from Nevada about a year ago to make his home with his daughter, Mrs. Eberhard. His wife was the former Miss Macinda Barnaby. To this union were born nine daughters, two of whom died in infancy.

    The remaining seven are as follows; Mrs. Dave Eberhard of Jerico, Mrs. Ed Hendrix of Nevada, Mrs. E. E. Wallace, Mrs. George Busse, Mrs. Will Inman all of Seattle, Mrs. O Pulis of Tacoma and Mrs. Roy McCurdy of Zanesville, Ohio.

    The casket bearers at the funeral for the deceased were Gene Neas, Orville Rector, Clyde Medlin, Jack Riley, Jobe Eberhard and Ora Faubion. The flower bearers were Mrs. Fred Foster, Mrs. Leo Foster and Mrs. Gene Neas. The funeral service and interment was made under the direction of the Long Funeral home of Jerico.