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221. Palestine GABBARD was born on 11 February 1853 in Madison County, Kentucky.51,52 He died on 12 March 1928 at the age of 75 in Kentucky.6,83

Jackson County Marriages, Diana Frymer & Lois Barnes:
Palestine Gabbard married Rachel McCollum, bond dated 15 Mar 1872; bondsman, David McCollum

1880 Census. McKee Precinct, Jackson Co KY
Palestine Gabbard, age 25. Rachel, wife, age 25.
John W. 7, son. David, 6, son. Colista, 4, dau. Margaret, 2, dau.

Buried Roberts Cemetery, Indian Creek, Jackson Co. An obituary is posted on FindAGrave.com. Surviving Palestine were his wife and nine children [two children having already died], two brothers and a sister.

Jackson County Marriages, Diana Frymer & Lois Barnes:
Palestine Gabbard married Rachel McCollum, bond dated 15 Mar 1872; bondsman, David McCollum

1880 Census. McKee Precinct, Jackson Co KY
Palestine Gabbard, age 25. Rachel, wife, age 25.
John W. 7, son. David, 6, son. Colista, 4, dau. Margaret, 2, dau.

1900 Census. McKee, Jackson Co, KY, Hh 253
Palestine Gabbard, b. Feb 1853, age 47, married 31 years. Born KY, parents b. KY, Farmer
Rachel, b. Mar 1853, age 47, 12 children - 11 are living. Born Ky, parents b. KY
Jacob, son b. Jul 1880. Nannie, dau, b. Jan 1885. William R., son, b. Jan 1886.
James G., son, b. Mar 1890. Charles, son, b. Oct 1892. Leonard, son, b. Jun 1895. They were next door to Edward Gabbard [James Edward, his brother], b. Oct 1848, and his family.
Note: by 1900, the oldest son John Wesley, had died. I have been able to account for only 11 children counting him and in 1910 she says she had only 11 children.

1910 Census. McKee, Jackson Co KY, Hh 130
Palestine Gabbard, age 56, married 41 years
Rachel E., wife, age 56, 11 children - 10 living
Riley [William R.], don, age 22
Nathan, son, age 20
Charlie, son, age 17
Leonard, son, age 14

1920 Census. McKee, Jackson Co KY, Hh 14
Palistine Gabbard, age 66
Sarah, wife, age 66 [Has he remarried or was this an error? Rachel outlived Palestine]
Stanley Gabbard, grandson, age 8
Andy Farmer, Boarder, age 48


Buried Roberts Cemetery, Indian Creek, Jackson Co. An obituary is posted on FindAGrave.com. Surviving Palestine were his wife and nine children [two children having already died], two brothers and a sister. No given names stated.

Palestine GABBARD and Rachel MCCOLLUM were married on 15 March 1872 in Jackson County, Kentucky. Rachel MCCOLLUM, daughter of David MCCOLLUM and Dolly Perlina ROBINSON, was born on 6 March 1853 in Kentucky. She died on 19 October 1949 at the age of 96.84

Buried Roberts Cemetery, Jackson Co, KY

Palestine GABBARD and Rachel MCCOLLUM had the following children:

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John Wesley GABBARD was born on 25 April 1872 in Jackson County, Kentucky. He died on 10 August 1887 at the age of 15.

This John Wesley [the third in the family] is buried Roberts Cemetery, Jackson Co KY.

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David GABBARD was born in 1874 in Jackson County, Kentucky.

Married Mary Susan Lakes, 27 Dec 1893, Jackson Co, KY

1900 Census. McKee, Jackson Co KY, Hh 256 - same page with his father
David Gabbard, b. Jun 1872 [this year is wrong based on his age and birth order in 1880], age 27, married 7 years.
Mary, wife, b. Feb 1873. Two children
William P., son, b. Apr 1895, age 5
Marie, daughter, b. Jun 1898, age 1

1910 Census. McKee, Jackson Co KY, Hh 131, next to his sister Mamie, her father just before.
Dave Gabbard, age 35, married 17 years
Mary, wife, 37, 4 children
Willie, son, age 14
Maggie, dau, age 12
Elmer, son 8
John, son age 2


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Colista GABBARD was born in 1876 in Jackson County, Kentucky.

Married William J. Isaacs, 25 Mar 1895, Jackson Co, KY. He obviously had an earlier marriage.

1900 Census. McKee, Jackson Co, KY, Hh 39
William Isaacs, b. Jan 1860, age 40, married 4 years
Carlista, wife, b. Jul 1876, age 15, 2 children, both living
Vollie F., son, b. Oct 1883, age 15 [should have been 16]
Louetta, dau, b. May 1885, age 15
Gertie J., dau, b. Apr 1888, age 12
James S., son, b. Nov 1890, age 9
Elsie MJ., dau, b. Jun 1897, age 3
Evert, son, b. Aug 1898, age 1

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Margaret or Elizabeth GABBARD was born in 1878 in Jackson County, Kentucky.

Although the name was clearly Margaret in 1880, when she was two, other records indicate her name was later Elizabeth, b. 13 Aug 1878. She married William Callahan, 7 Jul 1899, Jackson Co, KY

1900 Census. McKee, Jackson Co KY, Hh 269
William Callahan, b. Nov 1879, age 20, married 1 year
Elizabeth, wife, b. Aug 1878, age 21, has had 1 child
Dewey, b. May 1800, age 1 month

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Jacob H. "Jake" GABBARD.

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Catherine Jane GABBARD was born in April 1883 in Jackson County, Kentucky.

This daughter did not appear in a census with her parents - born and married between 1880 and 1900. She is said to have married John Henry Isaacs, 13 Apr 1899.

1900 Census. McKee, Jackson Co, KY, Hh 85
John Isaacs, b. Jan 1878, age 22, married one year
Catherine, wife, b. Apr 1882, age 18, had one child and the child is living, b. KY
However, Catherine is the last person on the page and the next page begins with a girl living with the family - the young child never listed.
Sarah Brockman, servant, age 11, b. May 1889

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Mamie GABBARD was born in January 1885 in Jackson County, Kentucky.

Married Grover Cleveland Gabbard, 28 Nov 1907, Jackson Co KY [apparently a cousin]

1910 Census. McKee, Jackson Co KY, Hh 130, right after her father.
Grover Gabbard, age 24, married 2 years
Mamie, wife, age 24, has had two children
Vertie, son, one years, 8 months
Homer, son, age 2 months

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William Riley GABBARD was born in January 1886 in Jackson County, Kentucky.

Said to have married Martha Howard.

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James Nathan GABBARD.

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Charles GABBARD was born in October 1892 in Jackson County, Kentucky.

Married Rebecca Callahan, 22 Mar 1912, Jackson Co KY. He may have had another marriage to Ethel Nichols.

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Leonard GABBARD was born in June 1895 in Jackson County, Kentucky.

Married Lucy Roberts, Jan 1913, Jackson Co KY