West Virginia Pioneers

Family: William Lafayette (Billy) Rector / Eliza Jane Rankin (F237)

m. 17 Apr 1873


Family Information    |    Notes    |    Sources    |    All    |    PDF

  • Father | Male
    William Lafayette (Billy) Rector

    Born  16 Mar 1848  Burning Springs, VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  9 Apr 1936  Ravenswood, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  17 Apr 1873  [1, 2]  Jackson County, West Virginia, USA  [1, 2] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Levin Ludwell RECTOR | F115 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Sarah Baldwin 'Sally' SHERMAN | F115 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Eliza Jane Rankin

    Born  15 Apr 1851  Bellaire, Powhatan, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  29 Jun 1940  Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  John Rankin | F968 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Eliza Ann Fish | F968 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Female
    Willie Rector

    Born  2 May 1874  Little Sandy, Jackson Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Gideon Harrison Chenoweth | F7981 
    Married  27 Sep 1893  Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Female
    Edna Rector

    Born  Abt 1877  Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Joseph William Flinn | F3061 
    Married  3 Apr 1898  Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 3 | Female
    Ermina Florence Rector

    Born  13 Aug 1878  Sandy, Jackson Co WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Abner Curtis Price | F974 
    Married  6 Mar 1906  Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 4 | Female
    Lucy Rector

    Born  Sep 1880  West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Franklin Fleming | F8059 
    Married     

    Child 5 | Female
    Agnes Eliza Rector

    Born  3 Apr 1882  Sherman, Jackson Co WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Clarence Elbert Polk | F3065 
    Married  2 Apr 1902  Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 6 | Male
    Ernest William Rector

    Born  Jun 1885  Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  26 Mar 1943  Wood County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Wood County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Blanche Vena Varner | F7774 
    Married  26 Jun 1907  Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 7 | Female
    Adele F Rector

    Born  Jun 1890  West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Ray C Bryan | F8058 
    Married  1910   

  • Notes 

    • JCMR
      WL Rector, 25, Wirt, LL & ES
      EJ Rankin, 21, Belmont Co, Ohio, J&E

      1880 Census Place: Grant, Jackson, West Virginia Page 533A
      Wm. L. RECTOR Self M M W 33 WV
      Eliza J. RECTOR Wife F M W 30 OH VA OH
      Willie RECTOR Son M S W 6 WV
      Edna RECTOR Dau F S W 3 WV
      Inna RECTOR Dau F S W 2 WV
      Amos WILKINSON BroL M S W 15 WV [half bro]
      [Transcription by JCHS has Anna instead of Inna - it would be Ermina]

      1900 JC Grant Dist # 127-131
      William 3/1848 m 26y
      Eliza J 4/1851 7-7 OH VA OH
      Ermina 8/1878
      Lucy 9/1880
      Agnes E 4/1882
      Ernest W 6/1885
      Adele F 6/1890
      Hoff, Flora E, --, 5/1897, servant
      Omar D, --, 4/1898, servant

      Ravenswood Cemetery Sec 5 Row 1

  • Sources 
    1. [S50] Pioneer History of Meigs Co, Oh to 1949.

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