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33. Mary BAKER was born in 1812 in North Carolina. She died on 9 June 1860 at the age of 48 in Perry County, Kentucky.

1850 Census. Clay Co KY, Hh 406
Elijah Gay, 35, b. KY
Mary, 38, b. NC
James 12, Charlotte 11, Russel 8, Sarah 5, Henry 4, Hannah 2 - all b. KY

1860 Census. Perry Co, KY, Hh 284
Elijah Gay, 45
Jas. 22, Charlotte 19, Russell 18, Sarah 16, Henry 14, Hannah 12, Joseph 10, Fanny age 6

By 1870, Elijah had remarried to Catharine who was only age 25 that year. Children were McCoy, 6; Orvil 4; and Margaret, age 6 months. In 1880, there was another child - George W., age 7.

Mary BAKER and Elijah "Lije" GAY were married. Elijah "Lije" GAY was born on 15 January 1815 in Clay County, Kentucky. He died in January 1891 at the age of 76 in Owsley County, Kentucky.

Elijah Married Catherine Anderson after the death of Mary and had several more children.

Find A Grave Memorial# 11393076
Elijah (Lige) Gay;
Born 1815 in Shoal, Perry County, Kentucky, and died 1891 in Buffalo Creek. Owsley County, Kentucky. He married (1) Mary "Polly" Baker August 10, 1838 in Buffalo Creek, Clay County, Kentucky, daughter of John Baker and Unknown Allen. He married (2) Catherine (Johnson) Anderson 1862 in Buffalo Creek, Owsley County, Kentucky, daughter of Stephen Anderson and Sarah Perkins.

Had military marker set in March, 2007.
Elijah Gay. Pvt, Co H, Three Forks Battalion, KY State Troops, Civil War. 1815-1891
Buried Lucy Angel Cemetery, Buckhorn, Perry Co, KY

Mary BAKER and Elijah "Lije" GAY had the following children:



Hannah GAY was born in 1855 in Kentucky.

1880 Census. Big Creek, Clay Co, KY, Hh 334
Robert Davidson, age 25
Haner, age 25, wife
John 7, son. Leaner, 5, dau. Franklin 3, son.

I believe both Hannah & Robert may have died prior to 1900.
Living in Bull Skin, Clay Co KY,
John E. Davidson, b. May 1875, age 25, married 6 years
Sarenia, wife, b. Mar 1879, 3 children
Lenard, son, b. Apr 1895
Virgil, son, b. Jan 1896
Floria, dau, b. May 1899
Marion, brother, b. Jun 1882, age 18
Ace, brother, b. Apr 1888, age 12 [Asa]
Next door was
Frank Davidson, b. Jan 1878, age 22, married less than a year
Delia, wife, b. Dec 1881, age 18, no children