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42. Elijah G. GABBARD was born on 14 March 1818 in Clay County, Kentucky.34 He died on 4 January 1901 at the age of 82 in Johnson County, Arkansas.9

Elijah married Sarah Stevens, bond dated 23 Dec 1836, Madison Co KY. Edward Gabbard was bondsman and also gave consent although he did not specify that he was the father of the groom. David Stevens, father of the bride, gave consent. Minister's return dated 28 Dec 1836.

Elijah G. GABBARD and Sarah STEPHENS were married on 28 December 1836 in Madison County, Kentucky.5,34,35 Sarah STEPHENS, daughter of David STEPHENS and Nancy ESTRIDGE, was born in 1816 in Kentucky.34 She died in 1899 at the age of 83 in Arkansas.36

Elijah G. GABBARD and Sarah STEPHENS had the following children:

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Mary Ann GABBARD was born on 1 November 1837 in Laurel County, Kentucky.34,37,38 She died in 1883 at the age of 46 in Irvine, Estill County, Kentucky.38

Mike Carr gives a date of birth of 1 Nov 1839.

1860 Census, Jackson Co KY, McKee, Hh 47
Hiram Metcalf, age 27, farmer, b. KY
Mary Ann, 23, b. KY
Elijah age 3 and Elisha age 1.

Mary Ann is buried in Barnes Cemetery.

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Martha GABBARD was born in 1838 in Kentucky.34

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Susan GABBARD was born in 1840 in Kentucky.34

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Edward W. GABBARD was born on 20 February 1843 in Madison County, Kentucky.34,36 He served in the military in 1862–1864 at Company E, 14th Kentucky Cavalry, USA in Civil War.36 He died on 17 April 1914 at the age of 71 in Washington County, Arkansas.36

Applied for Civil War Pension & Mary filed for widow's pension. See Ancestry database.
Served in the 14th Kentucky Cavalry, Union Army, Company E.. Enlisted 4 Aug 1862; discharged 24 Mar 1864.

Buried Shumate Cemetery, Washington Co AR. A military marker is placed.

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v.

Levina GABBARD was born in 1845 in Kentucky.34

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vi.

Sarah GABBARD was born in 1847 in Kentucky.34

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Silas Miller GABBARD39,40 was born on 18 January 1847 in Kentucky.34,39 He died on 29 May 1929 at the age of 82.39

Married (1) Rebecca Flannery Dec 29, 1874; (2) Sarah Elizabeth Carter on 31 Jul 1890 in Washington Co AR.

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viii.

Polly GABBARD was born in 1850 in Kentucky.34

3/12 at time of Census.

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ix.

Elizabeth GABBARD was born on 20 June 1852 in Laurel County, Kentucky.37

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John Preston GABBARD39 was born in February 1854 in Irvine, Estille County, Kentucky.37,39 He died on 10 March 1933 at the age of 79 in Madison County, Arkansas.39

Married Celia Powell on 9 Nov 1879, Welchburg, Jackson Co KY.

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Matilda GABBARD37 was born on 5 May 1857 in Irvine, Estille County, Kentucky.37 She died on 24 April 1939 at the age of 81.37

Married Thomas Tillery.

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Hiram Francis GABBARD was born on 4 July 1858 in Jackson County, Kentucky.37 He died on 17 September 1948 at the age of 90.36