John Rule and Mary Anderson

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Parents     Thomas Rule and Jane Turner                   William Anderson and Jean Youngson
John Rule (b 1732 Hollin Hill near Rothbury Northumberland; m Mary Anderson 1759 Ford Northumberland, d 1806 Wooler Northumberland)
Mary Anderson (b 1729 Ford, d 1787 Ford)
    Jane Rule (b 1760 Ford,  d 1796)
    Mary Rule (b 1761 Ford, m George Grey 1791 Wooler, d 1800)
    William Youngerson Rule (b 1763 Ford, m Ann Strother 1783 Ford, d 1818 Belford, Northumberland)
    Thomas Rule (b 1766 Ford, d 1775 Ford)
    John Rule (b 1768 Ford, d 1860 Berwick, Nothumberland)
    George Youngerson Rule (b 1771 Ford, m Isabella Frater, d 1844)                       
    Robert Rule (b 1773 Ford, m Mary Davy 1799 Wooler, d 1846 Wooler)
        Mary Rule (b 1799 Wooler, m Thomas Waugh Thompson 1825, d 1878)
            John(Snr) Thompson (b 1833 Newcastle-on-Tyne), m Mary Ann Graham 1865  Newcastle-on-Tyne, d 1896)   
                 John  Thompson (b 1865 Newcastle-on-Tyne, m Mary Louisa Turner 1887 Newcastle-on-Tyne, d 1893 Newcastle-on-Tyne)
                     Norman Thompson (b 1888 Newcastle-on-Tyne,  m Winifred Emma Farr 1918 Northcote Vic, d 1932 Thornbury Vic)
     Joseph Rule (b 1775 Ford, m Ann Nancy Herbertson 1796 Wooler, d 1852 Wooler)

Wooler is a small town 47 miles NNW from Newcastle on Tyne. Current population is about 2,000. See notes in Thomas Waugh Thompson's page
Glendale is a valley consisting of two sub-districts, Wooler and Ford

Rothbury is  about half way between Wooler and Newcastle on Tyne
Hollin Hill is about 1 mile east of Rothbury
Berwick is about 14 miles north of Wooler on the coast
Belford is about seven miles WNW of wooler

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The new work on this page follows on from contact with Gillian Wild via Ancestry.
She pointed us to an excellent Thompson tree in Family Search
Many thannks
This has been supplemented by the Kearney Family Tree in Ancestry
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