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97. Elijah G. GABBARD was born on 14 March 1818 in Clay County, Kentucky.49 He died on 6 October 1900 at the age of 82 in Cass, Franklin County, Arkansas.

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.

1850 Census. Laurel Co KY, Hh 343
Elijah Gabbard, 35
Sarah, 34
Mary 14. Martha, 12, Susan, 10, Edward 7, Levina, 5. Sarah 3. Silas 2, and Polly, 3 months

1860 Census. Estill Co KY, Hh 765
Elija Gabbard, 42. Sarah, 42
Martha, 22, Susan 19, Luvina 16, Sarah 13, Edward 17, Mary 11, Elizabeth 8, Silas 7, Jno 5, Matilda 3, Hiram 2.

1870 Census. Millers Creek Prec. Estill, KY, Hh 224
Elijah Gabbard, 51, Farmer, b. KY
Sarah, 42
John, 14. Hiram, 12. Matilda, 11.
Ge. W. Lynch, age 5

1880 Census. Hilburn, Madison Co, AR
Elijah Gabbard, age 62
Sarah, 63
George W. Lynch, age 16

1900 Census. Boston Twp, Franklin Co, AR, Hh 50
Hiram Gabbard, b. Jul 1858, age 42, married 22 years
Sarah, wife, b. Jan 1859, age 41, 10 children - 8 are living
Children all born in Arkansas:
Silas E., b. Oct 1886, 13
James N., son, b. Aug 1888, 11
Lewis F., son, b. Feb 1890, age 10
John C., son, b. Jan 1892, 8
Willie E., son, b. Mar 1893, 7
Eliga W., son, b. May 1896, 4
Beckie E., dau, b. Feb 1882, age 18
Margaret F., dau, b. Oct 1883, age 16
Eliga, Father, b. Dec 1818, age 81, widowed

Elijah is said to have been a red-headed preacher who stammered when he spoke, but never when he preached.

Buried Cass Cemetery, Cass, Franklin Co, AR. He has a military marker - Co E, 47th KY Inf - for Civil War service. His death date is said to have come from the records of the headstones of deceased Union Veterans.

Elijah G. GABBARD and Sarah STEPHENS were married on 28 December 1836 in Madison County, Kentucky.3,48,49 Sarah STEPHENS, daughter of David STEPHENS and Nancy ESTRIDGE, was born in 1816 in Kentucky.49 She died in 1899 at the age of 83 in Arkansas.8

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

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Mary Ann GABBARD.

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Martha GABBARD was born in 1838 in Kentucky.49

Married Coleman Richardson, 17 Apr 1865, Estill Co, KY

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Susan GABBARD.

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Edward W. GABBARD.

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Levina GABBARD was born in 1845 in Kentucky.49

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Sarah GABBARD was born in 1847 in Kentucky.49

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Silas Miller GABBARD.

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Polly GABBARD was born in 1850 in Kentucky.49

3/12 at time of Census.

Married George W. Richardson.

1880 Census. Prec 4, Estill, KY, Hh 206
George W. Richardson, 29
Polly A., 28, wife
John P. 8, son
Fanteroy, 6, son
Lias, 4, son
Elijah, 2, son
Joseph, 1, dau

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Elizabeth GABBARD was born on 20 June 1852 in Laurel County, Kentucky.50

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John Preston GABBARD51 was born in February 1854 in Irvine, Estille County, Kentucky.50,51 He died on 10 March 1933 at the age of 79 in Madison County, Arkansas.51

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

1880 Census. Jackson Co KY, Hh 136
John P. Gabbard, 23
Selah, 19

1900 Census. Valley Twp, Madison Co, AR, Hh 183
John P. Gabbard, b. Feb 1854, age 46, married 2 years, b. KY, Dry Goodsman
Clelia, wife, b. Mar 1860, 40, 9 children, b. KY
Milton S., son, b. Apr 1882, 18, b. KY, Clerk in store
all the rest of the children were born in Arkansas:
Samuel P., son, b. Apr 1886, 14, Clerk in store
James E., son, b. Apr 1888, 12
Bertha M., dau, b. May 1890, 10
John C., son, b. Feb 1892, 8
Ada, dau, b. May 1890, 6
Roy M., son, b. May 1896, 4
Lizie Wallice, Niece, b. Dec 1878, age 21, b. AR

1910 Census. Starr Hill Twp, Washington Co, AR, Hh 179
John P. Gabbard, 54, married once for 30 years, Farmer
Cela, wife, 50
Ada E., dau 16
Roy M., son, 14
William L., son, 10
Lester, son, 5
Ernest Marrews, Boarder, 20
Clarance Matthews, board, 18

1920 Census. Independence Twp, Madison Co, AR, Hh 170
John P. Gabbard, 64, Farmer
Sela, wife,59
Roy M., son, 23, Laborer, Saw Mill
William L., son, 19
Lester C., son, 14

1930 Census. Independence Twp, Madison Co, AR, Hh 32
John P. Gabbard, 74, Farmer
Celia, Wife, age 70
Next door in Hh 33 - son William L. and his family


Buried Walnut Grove Cemetery, Crosses, Madison Co, AR.

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Matilda GABBARD.

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Hiram Francis GABBARD.