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34. Lydia HARDIN was born on 10 April 1748. She died in Washington County, Kentucky.1

Lydia HARDIN and Charles WICKLIFFE were married about 1770 in Stafford County, Virginia. Charles WICKLIFFE1, son of Robert WICKLIFFE, died about 1816.49 Had a total of 4 sons, 5 daughters

Lydia HARDIN and Charles WICKLIFFE had the following children:

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Robert WICKLIFFE was born in 1775 in Pennsylvania.

Clay Co Ky Deed Book A - 1806-1827; compiled by Florence Nelson Young & Virgil D. Young; Eastern Kentucky Roots & Remembrances, Spring 2012, p.25f
p.69 7 Jan 1813 Fisher Rice and Agnes his wife and Jefferson Rice, all of Jessamine Co KY to Robert Wickliff of Fayette Co KY for $300. One moiety (half) of 6800 acres entered, surveyed and patented in the name of Mirry Walker and Fisher Rice in Clay Co on south fork of Kentucky River. Samuel H. Woodson, clerk, recorded and obtained dower rights from Agnes Rice.

1850 Census. Fayette Co, KY
Hh 812
Robt. Wickliff, age 76, Lawyer, b. PA. Mary C., 28, b. KY
Hh 813
Robert Wickliff, age 32, Lawyer, b. KY. Josephine, age 30, b. Germany

A search of the Archives of Rootsweb revealed a number of instances of Robert Wickliffe serving as a lawyer.
One from Bourbon Co KY
DB N, p.427 Samuel Dyer and Martha Dyer, wife, of Albemarle Co VA appoint Robert Wickliffe of Fayette Co KY, our lawful attorney to convey our interest...
dated 14 Feb 1817.

Here are deeds from Bath Co KY:
DB L, p.363 26 Feb 1841. Robert Wickliffe of Lexington KY [Fayette Co] to William Jackson of Bath Co KY for $900 - 200 acres on Mill Creek, part of George Thompson's 5000 acre survey.
DB P, p.260 5 Sep 1848. Robert Wickliffe of Fayette Co KY to Charles Whittington of county of Bath. Convey tract of land in Bath Co on the waters of Rose Run. Deed acknowledged by Robert Wickliff to be his act and deed before the clerk of the court, 6 Sep 1848.

A list of Kentucky Lawyers in 1959:
Fayette Co, Lexington:
Wickliffe, R. [retired from practice]

A date of death given online as 11 Sep 1859 also said that he died in Breckinridge Co which is doubtful given his residence was in Fayette Co. I did not find him in the 1860 census.

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Martin Hardin WICKLIFFE1 was born (date unknown).

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iii.

Mary WICKLIFFE.

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iv.

Gov. Charles A. WICKLIFFE.

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v.

Nathaniel WICKLIFFE.

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Lydia WICKLIFFE was born (date unknown).

Lydia was named as Lydia A. Ray in her father's will.

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Rosannah WICKLIFFE (private).

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viii.

Elizabeth WICKLIFFE was born (date unknown).

Elizabeth married Elijah Fisher

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[Daughter] WICKLIFFE died before 1816.

Charles Wickliffe named a granddaughter as Polly Thompson in his will.

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[Daughter] WICKLIFFE died before 1816.

Charles Wickliffe named grandchildren Nancy Ewing, Robert W. Ewing, and Caleb Ewing in his will.