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47. Susan Jane GABBARD was born on 26 December 1829 in Madison County, Kentucky.9 She died on 4 March 1917 at the age of 87 in Jackson County, Kentucky.

1860 Census lists Thomas Lakes as a Blacksmith, born in Kentucky. He was 33. susan was age 30. Jacob 10. Mary Jane 8. John 6. Edward 5. Lewis 2. William age 1 month.

1880 Census. Horse Lick Precinct, Jackson Co KY. Hh 89
Thomas Lakes, 53, farmer, b. KY, father b. NC, mother b. PA
Susan, 51, wife
Elbarger, 15, son. Mary, age 5, word daughter appears to have had a "g" place in front - she was probably a granddaughter
Susan's parents were also living with them.

On the same page, in 1880, were the sons of Thomas and Susan and their families, Edward, John, and Jacob, and sons Charley & William, two young bachelors had their own household. Daughter Mary Jones was there and daughter Deborah Smith on the previous page.

Thomas and Susan Lakes are buried Pine Grove Cemetery, Threelinks, Jackson Co, KY. Year of birth on her marker is 1826. Note on FindAGrave, says her death certificate gives her date of birth as 26 Dec 1826. The census records suggest the 1829 year might be closer. Inscription on her stone, "She lived and died a Christian" His stone also has an inscription - difficult to read but perhaps says "Sheltered and safe through sorrow"

Susan Jane GABBARD and Thomas LAKES were married on 5 March 1848 in Madison County, Kentucky.9,38 Thomas LAKES9,76, son of John LAKES and Mary ABRAMS, was born on 23 December 1824 in Kentucky.77 He died on 23 December 1890 at the age of 66 in Jackson County, Kentucky.

Susan Jane GABBARD and Thomas LAKES had the following children:

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i.

Jacob LAKES38 was born in 1849 in Kentucky.49,76

Married Elizabeth Ann "Lizzie Ann" Johnson in Jackson Co KY.

1880 Census. Horse Lick Precinct, Jackson Co KY, Hh 93
Jacob Lakes, age 30. Elizabeth, wife, age 24.
Thomas 6, son. Edward, 5, son. James, 3, son.

There was another Jacob Lakes in Horse Lick Precinct, Hh 87 - his household amazingly similar, great possibilities for confusion between men of the same age.
He was age 32. His wife Eliza was 23.
Sons were Jerry, age 7. Edward, age 6, and James age 2.

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ii.

Mary Jane LAKES38 was born in 1852 in Kentucky.76

Married Robert "Red Bob" Jones.

1880 Census. Horse Lick Precinct, Jackson Co, KY, Hh 96 [same page with her brothers and parents]
Robert Jones, age 20 [Either Robert's age is wrong or he was not the father of Mary's older son!].
Mary, age 29, wife.
Charles, 7, son, and John W., age 9 months, born Sept 1879.

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John LAKES38 was born in 1854 in Kentucky.76

Married (1) Jane Morris, Jackson Co KY; (2) Vina Hines.

1880 Census. Horse Lick Precinct, Jackson Co, KY, Hh 92
John Lakes, 26. Jane, 18, wife. Susan age 1, daughter. Richard, age 5 months, b. Jan 1880, son.

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Edward LAKES38 was born in 1855 in Kentucky.76 He died in 1947 at the age of 92 in Madison County, Kentucky.38

Married Lucinda Drew.

1880 Census. Horse Lick Precinct, Jackson Co, KY, Hh 91
Edward Lakes, 24. Loucinda 19, wife. Green, son, age 1.

Listed on FamilySearch.org as having died 1947, Berea, Madison Co, KY.

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v.

Charles Lewis LAKES38 was born in 1858 in Kentucky.76

1880 Census. Horse Lick Precinct, Jackson Co KY, Hh 94
Charley Lakes, 22, occupation, "Keeping Batchelor" and William Lakes, 20, brother, and listed as "Servant'

Married Mary Wyatt Young.

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William D. "Will" LAKES38 was born in 1860 in Kentucky.76

Age 1/12 at time of census at the time of 1860 census.

1880 Census. Horse Lick Precinct, Jackson Co KY, Hh 94
Charley Lakes, 22, occupation, "Keeping Batchelor" and William Lakes, 20, brother, and listed as "Servant'

Married Francis Hellard.

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Deborah Louisa "Debbie" LAKES38 was born about 1863.38

Married Wiley Smith. The "L" in her name must have been for Louisa.
1880 Census. Horse Lick Precinct, Jackson Co, KY, Hh 85 [the page just before her parents, brothers, and grandparents]
Wyley Smith, age 20. Louiza, wife, age 17. Susan, dau, age 4 months, born in February.

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James E. LAKES was born about 1864.38