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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.
Henry Co DB 4, p. 117
27 Apr 1790 Abraham Penn, William Whitsitt & Elenor his wife of Henry Co to Benjamin Jones of Prince Williams for 225£, land both sides Little Beaver Creek, also Red Bank Creek. 550 acres. Lines of George Blakey, William Brethart, Robert Stockton, Thomas Cooper & James Anthony. Signed: Abraham Penn, William Whitsitt, Elenor Whitsitt.
p.114 23 Sep 1790 Elanor Whisitt, wife William, relinquished dower of deed to Benjamin Jones.
DB 4, p.142 Margaret Blakey, wife of George Blakey relinquished her right in a deed to Markham Lovell for 300 acres.

c.1780 they lived in Henry County, VA; in Oct of 1790 they moved to Davidson County TN
Their home in Albemarle (later Buckingham) County was near Muddy Creek. When the family removed to Logan County, KY there was another Muddy Creek nearby. They moved from Davidson County, TN, where they had gone with the Whitsitts and Menees, to Logan County, KY April 1795. First appears on Logan Co Tax List in 1795 and his only declaration is one white male over 21.
Logan County Court Orders Book A1 1793-1799 LDS #0364561 George Blakey is granted a Writ of Adquo Damnum regarding land on Big Whipporwill 16 Mar 1801.

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.
Logan Co DB T, p.114 11 Feb 1833 Elizabeth Breathitt to George Blakey. $50. Lot #5 in Hubbard Sanders addition to Town of Russellville. Signed: Elizabeth Breathett. Rec. 26 May 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.
Last Will & Testament proved by Thomas Grubbs (William Whitsitt had also signed but has departed this life) Margaret Blakey, executor.

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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i.

Pamela BLAKEY.

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ii.

Reuben BLAKEY was born on 21 December 1789 in Henry County, Virginia.113 He died on 20 September 1790 at the age of 0 in Buckingham County, Virginia.122

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iii.

Col. William Whitsitt BLAKEY.

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iv.

Dr. Thomas S. BLAKEY.

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v.

Elizabeth Whitsitt BLAKEY.

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vi.

Dr. Churchill Haden BLAKEY.

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vii.

James Whitsitt BLAKEY.

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viii.

Sarah Patterson "Sally" BLAKEY.

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ix.

Eleanor "Nellie" Ann BLAKEY.

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x.

George Douglas BLAKEY.