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553. Lucy L. THOMAS was born on 20 May 1809 in Sumner County, Tennessee.120 She died on 16 January 1870 at the age of 60 in Greencastle, Putnam County, Indiana.

Lucy L. THOMAS and George Douglas BLAKEY were married on 23 February 1830 in Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee.112,120 George Douglas BLAKEY380, son of George BLAKEY and Margaret "Peggy" WHITSITT, was born on 21 February 1809 in Rural Choice, Logan County, Kentucky.36 He died in 1886 at the age of 77 in Bowling Green, Warren County, Kentucky.

George and Lucy were first cousins once removed.

Logan Co DB R, p.175 21 Jul 1832 Henry T. Mason to George D. Blakey $400. Land on waters of Big Whipporwill. 43 ½ acres. Feagens line, corner, meanders Signed: Henry T. Mason, Mirian (X) Mason, his wife
Logan Co DB S, p.241 13 Jan 1834 George D. Blakey to George Blakey. $50. 43 ½ acres being the tract deeded by Henry L. Mason to sd G. D. Blakey. Frazers line, Frazers corner, road from Russellville to Hopkinsville. Signed: Geo. D. Blakey

Logan Co DB S, p.291 13 Jan 1834 George Blakey to George D. Blakey for love and affection toward his son and for $1. 206 acres. Tract where George D. Blakey now lives. Signed: George Blakey Wit: Wm. Whitsitt, Henry B. Haddy. Ack by George Blakey on 19 Mar 1834.

1850 Census. Logan Co KY, District 2, p.102, Hh 450
George D. Blakey, age 41, b. TN
Lucy L., 41, b. TN
Sally G., 15, b. KY. Permelia M., 11, b. KY. Reuben T., 8, b. KY
Mary P. Thomas, age 55, b. VA

1860 Census. Logan Co KY, Russellville, p.615, Hh 786
George D. Blakey, age 51, farmer, b. KY
Lucy L., age 51, b. TN
Reuben T. age 16, b. KY
Lou C. McCauley, age 6, b. KY [granddaughter - daughter Sallie died the previous year]
Sallie J. Porter, age 1, b. KY
W. T. Allen, age 50, painter, b. England
Sophy Blakey, age 14, b. VA
Mary J. Blakey, age 12, b. Georgia

1870 Census. Putnam Co IN, Greencastle, Ward 3, p.125, Hh 473
George D. Blakey, age 64, hardware dealer, b. KY
"Ribbon T." [Reuban] age 26, foundry hand, b. KY, Fannie 22, b. KY
Pamelia M. Duncan, age 28, b. KY. William T. Duncan, 4, b. KY.
Minnie D.Duncan, age 21, b. Indiana
Lou McCauley, age 16, student, b. KY
Sallie Porter, age 11, b. KY
Wesley Dunham, age 16, foundry hand, b. Minnesota
Ellen Owens, 21, domestic servant, b. KY [white]
Henry Blakey, 10, b. KY [Black]

Wrote an article on William Haden & family for Kentucky Herald, 1877, published in Russellville, KY "Men Whom I Remember"

In the 1880 Census, George was living with the family of William & Martha Whitsett. William was 77, b. in NC - relationship to the other Whitsitts of Logan Co would be assumed, but I don't know what it might have been. George Blakey gave his occupation as "Retired Politician".

Lucy L. THOMAS and George Douglas BLAKEY had the following children:

593

i.

Elizabeth Patterson BLAKEY.

594

ii.

James Reuben BLAKEY.

+595

iii.

Sallie George BLAKEY.

596

iv.

William Churchill BLAKEY.

+597

v.

Pamelia Margaret BLAKEY.

+598

vi.

Reuben Thomas BLAKEY.