John William Hector

John William Hector

Male 1870 - 1905  (34 years)

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  • Name John William Hector 
    Born 30 Dec 1870  Allenville, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 30 Apr 1905  [3
    Buried Delta, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Kenyon Cemetery
    Person ID I5147  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 25 Jan 2021 

    Father James Henry Hector,   b. Between 1847 and 1848, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1878  (Age ~ 31 years) 
    Mother Sarah H. Matthews,   b. Abt 1852, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 6 Mar 1870  Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F1806  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Louella Summerlin,   b. 30 Apr 1875, Allenville, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1936, Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 12 Aug 1894  Allenville, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Notes 
    • Marriage date comes from a newspaper clipping I personally copied. There was no identifying information on the clipping, other than a handwritten date of "Aug 21 -- 74."
      80 YEARS AGO
      AUGUST 16, 1894
      Married at Allenville, Mo., on Sunday, August 12, 1894, Mr. John Hector and Miss Lou Summerlin, Rev. C. B. Ford, officiating.
    Children 
     1. Octa H. Hector,   b. 2 Oct 1895, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1936, Selma, Fresno, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)  [natural]
     2. Harry R. Hector,   b. 22 Nov 1896, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1972  (Age 75 years)  [natural]
    +3. Gertrude K. Hector,   b. 29 Dec 1898,   d. 13 Jan 1972  (Age 73 years)  [natural]
     4. Annie Virginia Hector,   b. 17 Dec 1900,   d. 24 Jun 1902  (Age 1 years)  [natural]
     5. Georgia Ellen Hector,   b. 3 Dec 1903, Allenville, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1983, Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 25 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F1809  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Dec 1870 - Allenville, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Aug 1894 - Allenville, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Delta, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Documents
    The Hector Bible
    The Hector Bible
    The Self-Interpreting Bible, possibly published around 1905.
    Family Record from the Hector Bible
    Family Record from the Hector Bible
    Family Record from the John W. Hector Family Bible. (Received from Bonnie in January 2021. Image taken by S. Lincecum at that time.)
    John W. Hector and Lou Ella Sumerlin Marriage
    John W. Hector and Lou Ella Sumerlin Marriage
    Marriage document -- NOT original -- from John W. Hector Family Bible.

    Headstones
    J. W. Hector
    J. W. Hector
    Kenyon Cemetery at Delta, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri

  • Notes 
    • J. W. Hector
      b. Dec 30, 1870
      d. Apr 30, 1905
      There is a bright region above
      We long to reach its shore
      To join with the dear ones we love
      Not lost but gone before


    • This entry is in the 1880 Welch, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri census:
      Ezekiel HECTOR / Self / M / M / W / 68 / MO / Occ: Farmer / Fa: VA / Mo: VA
      Caraline HECTOR / Wife / F / M / W / 45 / TN / Occ: Keeping House / Fa: --- / Mo: ---
      John HECTOR / Son / M / S / W / 19 / MO / Occ: At Home / Fa: MO / Mo: TN
      William HECTOR / GSon / M / S / W / 11 / MO / Occ: At Home / Fa: MO / Mo: MO
      Richard PRICHET / Other / M / M / W / 35 / MO / Occ: Laborer / Fa: --- / Mo: ---
      Louisa PRICHET / Other / F / M / W / 19 / MO / Fa: --- / Mo: MO


    • Scott County Kicker (Benton, Missouri)
      13 May 1905 [via Chronicling America]
      In Southeast Missouri

      All the Important Happenings of This Corner of the State. -- Doings in Neighboring Counties.

      ...Dexter Messenger: ...While playing base ball at Allenville, Wm. Hector, aged 35 and married, received injuries from which he died.

  • Sources 
    1. [S907] Lincecum, Charley and Georgia, Family Bible, Passed to Stephanie Lincecum (December 2016) from Michael Lincecum, grandson of Charley and Georgia Lincecum.

    2. [S1332] 1900 Census of United States, Missouri, Cape Girardeau, Welch Township, population Schedule; Online Images, E. D. No. 30, sheet no. 4B, dwellings 71 & 73, families 74 & 76, John T. Hector & Wm. J. Hector households, accessed October 2019.

    3. [S1328] Kenyon Cemetery (Delta, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri), Grave Markers, Image of tombstone by Bob C. (2014) via FindAGrave memorial #45631759 -- John William Hector, accessed 15 October 2019.

    4. [S962] Missouri Marriages, 1750-1920, James H. Hector m. Sarah H. Matthews 6 March 1870 at Cape Girardeau County.

    5. [S957] Missouri County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991, John W. Hector m. Lou Ella Summerlin 12 August 1894 at Allenville, Cape Girardeau County.