21. George BLAKEY92,113,114,115,116,117 was born on 22 November 1749 in Albemarle County, Virginia.112,118 DAR book gives birthplace as Culpeper Co VA. He served in the military in 1776 at Capt. Patterson's Co., 6th VA Regt in Revolutionary War.113 He died on 8 September 1842 at the age of 92 in Rural Choice, Logan County, Kentucky.
Rev. Service established DAR
This deed links all the families together - Blakey, Breathitt, Stockton, Whitsitt, before any of them left Henry Co Virginia for Kentucky.
c.1780 they lived in Henry County, VA; in Oct of 1790 they moved to Davidson County TN
Logan Co DB S, p.257 13 Nov 1833 Geo Blakey & Margaret his wife to Alexander Moody. Land on W Side of Gasper River known by name of Whitsitts old horse Mill Tract. $212. Signed: George Blakey, Margaret Blakey. Dower released 17 Feb 1834.
Revolutionary Pension in Logan Co KY: George Blakely [sic], private. VA line. May 21, 1833. $80. Age 83.. Served as private in Capt. Patterson's Co., 6th VA Regt., commanded by Col. Buckner. DAR Lineage #105957.
George BLAKEY and Margaret "Peggy" WHITSITT were married on 10 January 1787 in Henry County, Virginia.113 Margaret "Peggy" WHITSITT119, daughter of William WHITSITT and Eleanor "Ellen" MENEES, was born on 26 October 1767 in Amherst County, Virginia.120,121 She died on 25 October 1859 at the age of 91 in Rural Choice, Logan County, Kentucky.120
In the 1850 Census, Margaret lives with her daughter Pamela Haden, wife of William.
George BLAKEY and Margaret "Peggy" WHITSITT had the following children:
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