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William Rapier

Male 1775 - 1864  (88 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  William Rapier was born 2 Aug 1775, St. Mary's County, Maryland (son of Richard James Rapier and Margaret Thompson); died 1 May 1864, Bardstown, Nelson, Kentucky; was buried , St. Thomas, Bardstown, Kentucky.

    William married Area Ann Gwynn 28 Jun 1796, Nelson, Kentucky. Area (daughter of Thomas Gwynn and Mary Ann Johnson) was born 8 Jan 1778, Prince George, Maryland; died 29 May 1860; was buried , St. Thomas, Bardstown, Kentucky. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Richard Rapier was born 7 Feb 1812, Nelson, Kentucky.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Richard James Rapier was born Abt 1744, Maynard's Comfort, Maryland; died Dec 1817, Bardstown, Nelson, Kentucky.

    Notes:

    Served a five-year term with the Maryland Revolutionary War Militia during the American Revolutionary War, reaching the rank of Captain. His brother William also served with the MRWM.

    Richard married Margaret Thompson Abt 1772. Margaret (daughter of Thomas Thompson and Mary Cole) was born 1744, St. Mary's, St. Mary's County, Maryland; died 30 Jan 1830, Bardstown, Nelson, Kentucky. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Margaret Thompson was born 1744, St. Mary's, St. Mary's County, Maryland (daughter of Thomas Thompson and Mary Cole); died 30 Jan 1830, Bardstown, Nelson, Kentucky.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 1747, St. Mary's County, Maryland
    • Alternate death: 30 Jan 1830, Nelson, Kentucky

    Children:
    1. 1. William Rapier was born 2 Aug 1775, St. Mary's County, Maryland; died 1 May 1864, Bardstown, Nelson, Kentucky; was buried , St. Thomas, Bardstown, Kentucky.
    2. Mary Rapier was born 21 Jul 1777, St. Mary's County, Maryland; died 30 Jan 1838, Kentucky.
    3. Charles Rapier was born 10 Aug 1785, St. Mary's County, Maryland; died 26 Jul 1858, Bardstown, Nelson, Kentucky; was buried , St. Thomas, Bardstown, Kentucky.


Generation: 3

  1. 6.  Thomas Thompson was born Abt 1707, St. Clement's Hundred, St. Mary's County, Maryland (son of George Thompson and Rebecca Medley); died Bef 27 Aug 1779, St. Mary's County, Maryland.

    Thomas married Mary Cole Between 1734 and 1738. Mary (daughter of Robert Cole and Elizabeth Tant) was born Between 1715 and 1720, St. Mary's County, Maryland; died Bef 1776, St. Mary's County, Maryland. [Group Sheet]


  2. 7.  Mary Cole was born Between 1715 and 1720, St. Mary's County, Maryland (daughter of Robert Cole and Elizabeth Tant); died Bef 1776, St. Mary's County, Maryland.
    Children:
    1. Elizabeth Thompson was born 1740, St. Mary's, St. Mary's County, Maryland; died 1784, St. Mary's, St. Mary's County, Maryland.
    2. 3. Margaret Thompson was born 1744, St. Mary's, St. Mary's County, Maryland; died 30 Jan 1830, Bardstown, Nelson, Kentucky.


Generation: 4

  1. 12.  George Thompson was born Abt 1686, St. Mary's County, Maryland (son of Robert Thompson and Mary); died 6 Feb 1750, Rocky Point, St. Mary's County, Maryland.

    Notes:

    Evidence that George Thompson was preceded by two Robert Thompsons, not just one as most genealogies show, can be found here at the Thompson DNA Project.

    "[Robert Thompson's] son George Thompson did not marry Anne Clarke--I thought we'd put that one to bed a long time ago. He m. first, Rebecca Medley and second, Grace Greenwell." [Linda Reno, MDSTMARY-L, 13 Jan 2003.]

    George married Rebecca Medley Bef 1706, St. Mary's, St. Mary's County, Maryland. Rebecca (daughter of William Medley and Ann Reynolds) was born Abt 1682, St. Mary's County, Maryland; died Abt 1743, St. Mary's County, Maryland. [Group Sheet]


  2. 13.  Rebecca Medley was born Abt 1682, St. Mary's County, Maryland (daughter of William Medley and Ann Reynolds); died Abt 1743, St. Mary's County, Maryland.
    Children:
    1. 6. Thomas Thompson was born Abt 1707, St. Clement's Hundred, St. Mary's County, Maryland; died Bef 27 Aug 1779, St. Mary's County, Maryland.

  3. 14.  Robert Cole was born Abt 1686, St. Clement's Hundred, St. Mary's County, Maryland (son of Edward Cole and Honora); died Bef Apr 1720, St. Clement's Hundred, St. Mary's County, Maryland.

    Robert married Elizabeth Tant Bef 1704, St. Mary's County, Maryland. Elizabeth (daughter of John Tant and Margaret Bloomfield) was born Abt 1688, St. Clement's Hundred, St. Mary's County, Maryland; died Aft 1724, St. Mary's County, Maryland. [Group Sheet]


  4. 15.  Elizabeth Tant was born Abt 1688, St. Clement's Hundred, St. Mary's County, Maryland (daughter of John Tant and Margaret Bloomfield); died Aft 1724, St. Mary's County, Maryland.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Bef 1689, St. Mary's County, Maryland
    • Alternate death: Aft 1725, St. Mary's County, Maryland

    Children:
    1. Robert Cole was born Abt 1710, St. Mary's County, Maryland; died Bef 2 Dec 1771, St. Mary's County, Maryland.
    2. 7. Mary Cole was born Between 1715 and 1720, St. Mary's County, Maryland; died Bef 1776, St. Mary's County, Maryland.