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Each daughter had a son named WILLIAM who inherited the sum of ten dollars from their Grandfather William Walker ;William Rector, William Hartman, William Deakins but no William Jones


"Rectors came from Chimney Top" Hawkins Co., TN This was a quote from Mary Henderson as told to Janelle Walker Warden on a visit to her home about 1981. So did the Rectors stop off in North Carolina before making the move to Hawkins County and down to Greeneville, Tennessee?

There was a Benjamin Rector served in the North Carolina Roster of American Revolutionary War Soldiers. This may be Benjamin Senior father of our Benjamin Rector, born born 1787 Botetourt Co., Virginia and died 1848 in Georgia and married abt 1808 to Mary Walker born June 1788 in Wytheville, Virginia. Recorded in the 1809 Washington Co. TN deed bk: William Crawford to Benjamin Rector waters of Lick Creek, $500.00 for 184 acres. (Lick Creek near Blackley Creek and Jearoldstown) Benjamin Rector is on the Tennessee Tax List for 1814 and 1819 in Washington County. Benjamin's land was on the border of Washington Co. and Greene Co., Tennessee

  • William Rector married Maria Dean in 1845 and are both buried in Cleveland, Bradley Co., Tennessee
  • Andrew J Rector married Mary M. Unknown
  • John Benjamin Rector may be the one who was a Texas Ranger
  • Unknown Son
  • Jane Rector married Moses T Workman and died in Greene, Hickory Co., Missouri in 1880
  • Nancy Rector married Andrew Mitchell Workman and died in Washington Co., Tennessee
  • Margaret Rector married to John William Dodson and may have had daughter Anna Dodson. John William Dodson being the son of William and Sarah Barron Dodson. Unsure about Margaret marriage to Dodson. Jane Walker Hartman also has a daughter Margaret. Contactshdodson!
  • Chloe Elizabeth Rector
  • Unknown Daughter

  • The 1840 Census record shows Benjamin and Mary with 4 sons and 4 daughters. Mary and Benjamin Rector were married about 1806 in Washington County and yes the Walkers were neighbors to the Rectors all living near Providence Presbyterian Church and Carson Creek area

    I was told that Andrew and his father were in Georgia when they died, uncertain if it was a battle or ??? but we find Mary Walker Rector & Mary M wife of Andrew living back in Washington County after 1850

  • 1. Sarah A. Rector born September 1848 and died by 1910 married William Lisenbery, lived Locust Mount in Washington Co., Tennessee ; she had three children, Belle was adopted, unknown, but only Carl Jacob Lisenbery lived to adulthood, born February 9, 1887 and died February 16, 1961 in Kern, California. He married in Missouri to Emma Vina Sorrell and had one daughter, Marjorie and four sons, Edward, Gerald Henry, Carl Jr & Billie ; Carl was a telegraph operator for Western Union & also with the RailRoad
  • 2. Lucretia Matilda Rector born 04 March 1851 and died February 12, 1918 married Jesse B. Galloway; Jesse was born July 1, 1842 and died September 28, 1906. Both Jesse and Lucretia are buried in the Galloway-Walker Cemetery with a Baby Galloway buried nearby. Jesse B. Galloway had three wives and 17 children. First two wives MARY SQUIBB and SARAH SHERFEY; LUCRETIA RECTOR was his third wife. 5 children by Lucretia...Joe, Mary, Clyde Walter, Baby Galloway and Unknown. (this info' from Katherine Galloway Boring)
  • 3. Andrew James Rector born about 1856 married Lavinia/Lavonia Scalf; Louisa Bessie born about 1889 may never married; Argylle W born about 1894; Andrew A born September 25, 1897 and died February 16, 1994 married Ethel Unknown. (Is this Andrew "Kidd" Rector?)

  • Jesse Scalf born about 1813 married Clarissa Brown and had a daughter, Lavonia Scalf married to Andrew Rector. Andrew "Kidd" Rector, Jr. died 1994 in a nursing home in Tennessee. There is a relationship and help is greatly needed to organize the RECTOR family. My one source so far is Kathryn Galloway Boring

    More work to be done on Mary Walker Rector family