Andrew Jackson Rector Sr.

1823–1904 (Age 80)

The Life of Andrew Jackson

When Andrew Jackson Rector Sr. was born on 16 November 1823, his father, Peter Rector Jr, was 50 and his mother, Mary Kinnick, was 36. He married Elizabeth Waldsmith on 22 December 1846. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Liberty Township, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Oneida, Delaware, Iowa, United States in 1870. He died on 7 January 1904, in Oneida Township, Delaware, Iowa, United States, at the age of 80.

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Andrew Jackson Rector Sr.
Elizabeth Waldsmith
Marriage: 22 December 1846
Mary Rector
Margaret Terral Rector
John Uriah Rector
Idelia Rector
George E. Rector
Sarah Rector
Martha Ellen Rector

Spouse & Children

22 December 1846
St. Joseph Co., NC


  • Mary Rector


  • John Uriah Rector


  • Margaret Terral Rector


  • Idelia Rector


  • George E. Rector


+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Peter Rector Jr


  • Female1787–1872Female



+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 2

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1825 · State Capital Moves to Indianapolis

Age 2

The state capital was moved from Corydon to Indianapolis on January 10, 1825.

Age 23

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 German and Dutch: status name for the director of an institution, in particular the head of a religious house or a college.2 Americanized form of German Richter .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • A J Rector, "United States Census, 1860"
  • A J Rector, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Andrew J Rector Sr. in household of John W Rector Sr., "United States Census, 1900"

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