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Family
Marriage: Children:
  1. Mary Elizabeth Rector: Birth: Nov 1846 in Warren County, Kentucky.

  2. Elizabeth V Rector: Birth: 1847 in Warren County, Kentucky.

  3. Amanda Jane Rector: Birth: 1849 in Warren County, Kentucky.

  4. Giles Washington Rector: Birth: 28 Jan 1851 in Warren County, Kentucky. Death: Sep 1926 in Lamar, Barton County, Missouri

  5. Jacob David Rector: Birth: 22 Feb 1856 in Newton Township, Barton County, Missouri. Death: 31 Mar 1940 in Barton County, Missouri

  6. William D Rector: Birth: 1859 in Newton Township, Barton County, Missouri. Death: 1938 in Dade County, Missouri

  7. Emma Rector: Birth: 1861 in Barton County, Missouri.

  8. Ludwell Rector: Birth: 1867 in Barton County, Missouri. Death: in Barton County, Missouri


Family
Marriage: Children:
  1. William Benton Rector: Birth: Jan 1874 in Milford Township, Barton County, Missouri.

  2. Artemicia J Rector: Birth: 1876 in Milford Township, Barton County, Missouri.

  3. Rhoda E Rector: Birth: 10 Oct 1878 in Milford Township, Barton County, Missouri. Death: 16 Nov 1916 in Barton County, Missouri


Sources
1. Title:   The Lamar Democrat, April 15, 1909
2. Title:   Warren County, Kentucky, Marriage Certificate
Page:   Page 114
3. Title:   Barton County, Missouri, Marriage Book "A", 1866 - 1880, Page 81, No. 274

Notes
a. Note:   Ludwell lived in Roane County, Tennessee. He later moved to Warren County, Kentucky. He later moved to Barton County, Missouri.
  Ludwell was a farmer.
  Ludwell was a Democrat.
  Ludwell probably had little or no formal education for he could not read or write. (Source: 1870 Census - Newton Township, Barton County, Missouri; Page 810; #F113)
  In 1830 Ludwell was living with his parents in Roane County, Tennessee. (Source: 1830 Census - Roane County, Tennessee; Page 48)
  Ludwell and his parents moved to Warren County, Kentucky about 1833.
  In 1840 Ludwell was living with his parents in Warren County, Kentucky. (Source: 1840 Census - Warren County, Kentucky; Page 75)
  In 1850 Ludwell was living with his family in 2nd District, Warren County, Kentucky. (Source: 1850 Census - Warren County, Kentucky)
  Ludwell and his family moved to Barton County, Missouri in 1855.
  On June 1, 1858, Barton County, Missouri deeded land to Ludwell in section 27, township 33, range 29, Barton County, Missouri.
  Ludwell was said to have been part of a team who helped to survey the city of Lamar, Missouri.
  In 1860 Ludwell was living with his family in Newton Township, Barton County, Missouri. His real estate was valued at $1,200.00. His personal property was valued at $500.00. He owned 27 acres of improved land and 93 acres of unimproved land. The cash value of his farm was $1,200.00. The cash value of his farming implements and machinery were $100.00. He owned 3 horses, 4 milch cows, 10 other cattle, and 13 sheep. The cash value of his livestock was $286.00. His farm produced 600 bushels of Indian corn, 100 pounds of tobacco, 40 pounds of wool, 3 bushels of beans and peas, 50 bushels of Irish potatoes, $50.00 value of orchard produce, $10.00 value of market garden produce, 100 pounds of butter, 50 pounds of cheese, 2 tons of hay, 50 pounds of flax, 2 bushels of flaxseed, 50 gallons of molasses, $30.00 value of homemade manufactures, and $80.00 value of animals slaughtered. (Source: 1860 Census - Newton Township, Barton County, Missouri; Page 15; #F53 and 1860 Agricultural Census - Newton Township, Barton County, Missouri; Page 3 and 4; #F970)
  Family legend says that Ludwell served during the Civil War in the army of the Confederate States of America. There are no records to support this claim.
  During the Civil War, Ludwell was forced to moved his family to Arkansas, because of the chaotic lawlessness in which this part of the county was plunged. At the close of the Civil War, Ludwell returned with his family, rebuilt the buildings and fences, and began life anew.
  In 1870 Ludwell was living with his family in Newton Township, Barton County, Missouri. His real estate was valued at $1,200.00. His personal property was valued at $360.00. He owned 35 acres of improved land and 85 acres of unimproved land. The value of his farm was $1,200.00. The cash value of his farming implements and machinery were $50.00. He owned 2 horses, 3 milch cows, 2 other cattle, 12 sheep and 12 swine. The cash value of his livestock was $239.00. His farm produced 20 bushels of winter wheat, 300 bushels of Indian corn, 4 bushels of buckwheat, 33 pounds of wool, 100 bushels of Irish potatoes, 40 bushels of sweet potatoes, 100 pounds of butter, 40 gallons of molasses, $75.00 value of home made manufactures, $120.00 value of animals slaughtered, and $518.00 estimated value of all farm products. (Source: 1870 Census - Newton Township, Barton County, Missouri; Page 8; #F113 and 1870 Agricultural Census - Newton Township, Barton County, Missouri; Page 3 and 4; #F975)
  In 1880 Ludwell was living with his family in Milford Township, Barton County, Missouri. He owned 60 acres of tilled improved land and 4 acres of permanent meadows improved land. He also owned 60 acres of unimproved wood land and forests. The value of his farm was $1,200.00. The cash value of his farming implements and machinery was $100.00. The cash value of his live stock was $250.00. The cost of building and repairing fence in 1879 was $50.00. The amount of wages paid for 8 farm labor during 1879 was $15.00. The estimated value of all farm production was $200.00. He owned 3 horses, 6 milch cows, 9 other cattle, 4 calves dropped, 500 pounds of butter made on the farm in 1879, 18 sheep, 7 lambs dropped, 4 sheep killed by dogs, 1 sheep died of disease, 13 sheep shorn for fleece producing 45 pounds of wool, 20 swine, 100 barn yard poultry, 6 other poultry, 600 eggs produced in 1879, 40 acres of Indian corn producing 1,200 bushels of Indian corn, 5 acres of oats producing 200 bushels of oats, 8 acres of wheat producing 40 bushels of wheat, 1 acre of Irish potatoes producing 60 bushels of potatoes, 1/4 acre of tobacco producing 50 pounds of tobacco, 4 acres of apples with 20 bearing trees, 1 acre of peaches with 75 bearing trees and 20 cord of wood cut with $40.00 of forest produce sold. (Source: 1880 Census - Milford Township, Barton County, Missouri; Page 17; #F185 and 1880 Agricultural Census - Milford Township, Barton County, Missouri; Page 14; #F1048)
  In 1900 Ludwell was living with his family in Milford Township, Barton County, Missouri. (Source: 1900 Census - Milford Township, Barton County, Missouri; Page 103B; #F256)
  Ludwell is buried in Round Prairie Cemetery, Milford Township, Barton County, Missouri.


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