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Cathleen RECTOR

Cathleen RECTOR

Female 1850 - 1920  (70 years)

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  • Name Cathleen RECTOR 
    Born 30 Mar 1850  Williamstown, Wood, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 11 Dec 1920  Ripley, Jackson, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • Wirt Co 1850 Census with parents
      Jackson Co 1860 census with parents

      Death Record
      Name: Kathleen/Robie
      Sex: Female, white
      Death Date: 11 Dec 1920
      Death Place: Jackson, West Virginia
      Age at Death: 70y 8m 11d
      Cemetery: Mt Calvary
      Funeral Home: JR Vail & Son, Ripley
      Birth Date: Mar 30, 1850
      Birth Place: Ravenswood, WV
      Marital Status: Widowed
      Occupation: housekeeper
      Mother: Sarah/Rector
      Mother's Birth Place: Wood Co, WV
      Father: Elevn/Rector
      Father's Birth Place: Wood Co, WV
      Informant: Geo W Simmons, Ripley, wV
      Cause: Heart failure, sudden
      Signed: Geo W Simmons, Ripley, WV

      1900 census - 9 children, 8 living in 1900

      Picture:
      http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~bbriggs/robie.htm
    Person ID I135  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2019 

    Father Levin Ludwell RECTOR,   b. 20 Oct 1814, Fauquier County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1902, Probably at home Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Sarah Baldwin 'Sally' SHERMAN,   b. 25 Aug 1831, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1910  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 5 May 1847  Wood County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 

    • Marriage Record
      Date: 5 May 1847
      Place: Wood Co, WV
      Levin L Rector
      ___ Sherman

      1850 Wirt Co, VA # 303: indexed Reeter
      Eleven L Recter, 35, m, farmer VA
      Sarah ", 18, f VA
      William, 2, m VA
      Catholeen, 3/12, f VA
      304:
      Charles Rector, 74, m, farmer VA
      Sarah, 64, f VA blind

      1860 Jackson, VA # 1184
      Rector, L.L, 47 VA
      Sarah, 29 VA
      Wm L, 12 VA
      Cath, 10 VA
      Mary, 8 VA
      Harriet, 6 VA
      H.D., 4 VA
      Susan, 2 VA
      Sarah, Sr, 74, blind VA

      1870 Grant, Jackson Co, WV pg 43 #5-5
      Rector, Leven L, 55, Farmer, $400 PP, Fauquier Co, VA
      , Sarah, 38, Jackson Co, VA
      , William L, 22, farm laborer, Wirt co, VA
      , Mary, 18, Jackson Co, VA, school, read/write
      , Harriet, 16, Jackson Co, Va, " " "
      , Henry G, 14,Jackson Co, VA " :" "
      , Susan, 10, Jackson Co, VA " " "
      , Virginia, 8. Jackson Co, VA " " "
      , Kate, 6, Jackson Co, WVa
      , Blanche, 3/12 Feb, Jackson Co, WVa
      , Martha M, 38, no occ, Va

      1880 Grant, Jackson, West Virginia Page 533B
      Ludwell L. RECTOR Self M M W 68 VA VA VA
      Sarah RECTOR Wife F M W 47 WV VT WV
      Harriet RECTOR Dau F S W 23 WV
      Henry L. RECTOR Son M S W 22 WV
      Susan RECTOR Dau F S W 22 WV
      Virginia D. RECTOR Dau F S W 19 WV
      Kate RECTOR Dau F S W 17 WV
      Blanche RECTOR Dau F S W 10 WV

      1900 Grant Dist, Jackson Co, WV, Sheet 7,
      Rector, Ludwell L, Oct 1814, 85, m53, VA VA, VA, read/write, Eng
      Sarah B, wife, Aug 1831, 68, m53, WV, MASS, WV, yes, no, no, 10-7living
      Henry L, son, Aug 1857, 42, single, WV, VA, WV, day laborer, yes, yes, yes

      The Rector Cemetery, located on top of the hill north of Little
      Sandy Road and east of State Rt. 68, was deeded to the M.E. Church South. There are 17 marked graves that Carolyn was able to find. Among these are:

      L.L. Rector, born 20 Oct 1814, died 20 Jan 1902, age 87y 3m.
      Sarah B. Rector, wife of L.L. born 25 Aug 1831, died 21 Aug 1910.

      In 2001, Visit to the cemetery shows their headstone reads:
      L.L. Rector Born Oct 20, 1814 Died Jan 20, 1902 Aged 87 yr 3 Mo
      Sarah B. Wife of L.L. Rector Aug 25, 1831 - Aug 21, 1910
      Sleep on dear Heart and take thy rest
      God called you home He loved you best.
      The pains of death are past Labor and sorrow cease
      and life long wars are closed at last his soul is found in peace.

      Leavin L. RECTOR - son of Charles and Sally (Rust) Rector, was born in Fauquier county, Virginia, October 20, 1814, and has been a resident in Jackson county, West Virginia, since 1858. His marriage was consummated in Wirt county, this State, May 5, 1847, and his wife is Sarah B., daughter of Isaac B. and Nancy (DeWitt) Sherman. She was born in Jackson county, in which county her parents settled in 1827, and the date of her birth was August 25, 1831. The children of Mr. and Mrs. Rector are nine living and one deceased. These children were born: William L., March 16, 1848; Catholeen (Robey), March 17, 1850; Mary (Cooper), February 3, 1852; Harriet, February16, 1854; Henry L., August 18, 1856; Susan E., December 23, 1859; Virginia D., March 20, 1861; Kate E., March 18, 1864; John C., June 27, 1867, died November 2, 1868; Blanche, February 19, 1870 - all the living children reside in this district. Grant district has been the home of the married life of Mr. and Mrs. Rector, and his occupation is farming, his post office address is Sherman, Jackson county, West Virginia. [This is one of the biographical sketches of Jackson County residents from "Hardesty's Historical and Geographical Encyclopedia... Special History Of The Virginias ..1883."]

      Samary S Sherman - Deed to L L Rector and Steptoe Rector
      This indenture made this fifth day of November 1856 between Samary S Sherman, widow of Isaac B Sherman deceased of the one part and LL Rector and Steptoe Rector of the other part. Witnesseth that the said Samary S Sherman for and in consideration of the sum of five hundred and fifty dollars good and lawful money of the United Stated to be paid by the said LL Rector and Steptoe Rector as follows to wit Two hundred dollars on or before the first day of March 1857 and Three hundred and fifty dollars on or before the first day of March 1858 and fifty dollars more on the said land (provided the said Samary S Sherman redeems the two hundred and fifty acres of land sold to E L Rotty Have granted bargained and sold and by these presents do grant bargain and sell unto the said LL Rector and Steptoe Rector and unto their heirs and asigns forever a certain lot piece or parcel of land situate lying and being on the Ohio River in Jackson County being a part of the land owned by Isaac B Sherman in his life time and containing about one and thirty acres of land by the same more or less. To have and to hold the said lot piece or parcel of land with the appurtenances unto the said LL Rector and Steptoe Rector their heirs and asigns forever and unto the only proper use and behoof of them the said LL Rector and Steptoe Rector their heirs and assigns forever and the said Samary S Sherman the said lot piece or parcel of land and premises hereby granted or indented so to be with the appurtenances unto the said LL Rector and Steptoe Rector their heirs and asigns against the interest in the said land of her the said Samary S Sherman as provided by the will of her late husband Isaac B Sherman will warrant and forever defend.
      In witness whereof the said party had hereunto set her hand and affixed her seal the say and year first above written.

      Hardesty's History of Jackson County
      Ravenswood District
      Leavin L. RECTOR - son of Charles and Sally (Rust) Rector, was born in Fauquier county, Virginia, October 20, 1814, and has been a resident in Jackson county, West Virginia, since 1858. His marriage was consummated in Wirt county, this State, May 5, 1847, and his wife is Sarah B., daughter of Isaac B. and Nancy (DeWitt) Sherman. She was born in Jackson county, in which county her parents settled in 1827, and the date of her birth was August 25, 1831. The children of Mr. and Mrs. Rector are nine living and one deceased. These children were born: William L., March 16, 1848; Catholeen (Robey), March 17, 1850; Mary (Cooper), February 3, 1852; Harriet, February16, 1854; Henry L., August 18, 1856; Susan E., December 23, 1859; Virginia D., March 20, 1861; Kate E., March 18, 1864; John C., June 27, 1867, died November 2, 1868; Blanche, February 19, 1870 - all the living children reside in this district. Grant district has been the home of the married life of Mr. and Mrs. Rector, and his occupation is farming, his post office address is Sherman, Jackson county, West Virginia.
    Family ID F115  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Isaac ROBEY,   b. 19 Jul 1847, Meigs County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1920, Ripley, Jackson, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 1 Feb 1869  Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 

    • Marriage Record Robie
      Date: License issued Feb 1, 1869
      Place: Jackson, West Virginia, United States
      Isaac Roby
      Catholean Rector
      Indexed as Isaac Robs & Cashoban Rector

      Both are buried Mt Calvary Cemetery, Ripley, Jackson Co, WV, on high hill. (per Daddy)
      Stone shows full dates.

      1870 Grant Dist, Jackson Co, WV
      Roby, Isaac, 26, farm laborer, $250 pp, Va
      Catherine, 20, Va
      Alice, 6/12, Nov, WVa

      1880 Grant Dist, Jackson Co, WV
      Isaac Robey, 35, O, MD, O - Meigs Co
      Catholeen, 26, WV, --, WV
      Alice, 9, WV, OH, WV
      Laura, 8, WV, OH, WV
      Jno, 5, WV, OH, WV
      Edward, 10/12 July, WV, OH, WV

      1900 Ripley Dist, Jackson Co, WV, #34, Sheet 2, line 13, 24/25
      Robey, Isaac, July 1845, 54, m28, Ohio, Pa, Oh, Farmer, all can read/write, speak English. owns mortgaged farm, sch #9
      Catholeen, wife, March 1851, 49, m28, 9-8, WV, VA, WV
      John, son, Dec 1876, 23
      Edward, July 1881, 18
      Emma, Oct 1883, 16, School 4 mo
      Clara, Nov 1884, 15
      Minnie, June 1887, 12, sch 2.5 mo
      Fred, Jan 1889, 11, sch 1 mo, can't write

      1920 Jackson Co census, Ripley district, all born WV unless noted #1-1
      Isaac Robey age 74 born Ohio
      Catherine age 68
      Minnie age 28 dau
      Fred age 26 son
      Casto, Emma 36 divorced
      Casto, Starling age 11 son

      JCDR shows:
      Roby, Thomas, 2/15/1879, 3y, d Sandy, parents I & C, born JC

      Jackson Co census 1870, 1880, 1900, married
      Jackson Co census 1850, 1860 with parents
    Children 
     1. Alice Robey,   b. 8 Dec 1869, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1952, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     2. Edgar J (Tommy) Robey,   b. 30 Mar 1872, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Laura Samantha Robey,   b. Mar 1873, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1940, Meigs County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years)
     4. John ROBIE,   b. 27 Dec 1874, Ravenswood, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1965, Albany, Athens County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     5. Thomas Robey,   b. 1876, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1879, Sandy, Jackson Co WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
     6. Edward Robie,   b. 10 Jul 1879, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1967, Pomeroy, Meigs, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     7. Clara Mae Robey,   b. 10 Aug 1883, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1969, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     8. Emma Gray Robey,   b. 19 Oct 1886, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1967, Ripley, Jackson, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     9. Minnie Robey,   b. 30 Jun 1887, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1976, Parkersburg, Wood, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     10. Frederick Robey,   b. 24 Jan 1890, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1927  (Age 37 years)
    Family ID F35  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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  • Photos
    Rector:  Cathleen Rector Robey
    Rector: Cathleen Rector Robey

    Headstones
    Isaac & Cathleen Rector Robey
    Isaac & Cathleen Rector Robey
    Headstone

  • Sources 
    1. [S7] Gravestone.

    2. [S4] Death Records, Jackson Co, WV.

    3. [S87] Marriage Records, Wood Co, WV.

    4. [S17] Marriage Records, Jackson Co, WV.