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156. George Douglas BLAKEY379 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".

George Douglas BLAKEY and Lucy L. THOMAS were married on 23 February 1830 in Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee.111,119 Lucy L. THOMAS, daughter of Cornelius THOMAS and Elizabeth PATTERSON, was born on 20 May 1809 in Sumner County, Tennessee.119 She died on 16 January 1870 at the age of 60 in Greencastle, Putnam County, Indiana.

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



Elizabeth Patterson BLAKEY was born on 22 January 1831 in Logan County, Kentucky.380 She died on 23 March 1832 at the age of 1 in Logan County, Kentucky.111

Died in infancy of the croup.



James Reuben BLAKEY was born on 14 January 1833.111 He died on 23 December 1833 at the age of 0.111,112

Died of scarlet fever.



Sallie George BLAKEY.



William Churchill BLAKEY was born on 5 April 1838 in Logan County, Kentucky.111,380 He died on 11 July 1838 at the age of 0.111



Pamelia Margaret BLAKEY.



Reuben Thomas BLAKEY.

George Douglas BLAKEY and Sarah Jane West BARNER were married on 1 October 1873 in Logan County, Kentucky.381 Sarah Jane West BARNER was born (date unknown).