Category Archives: LAKEY ~ DANNER ~ COBB

Joshua and Patience BROWN HADLEY ~ Tombstone Tuesday

My sixth-great-grandfather on my adopted father’s side (step-dad initially) of the family, Joshua HADLEY, was born March 6, 1703, in Kilcleagh, Westmeath, Ireland, to Simon HADLEY (1675 – 1756) and Ruth Miller KERAN (February 1677 – December 18, 1750). Joshua … Continue reading

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John and Keziah LAKEY ~ Census Sunday

My second great-grandfather on my adoptive father’s side, John Burcham LAKEY, was born June 11, 1827, in Green, Grant County, Indiana to Simon LAKEY (1778-1853) and Mary Burcham (1789-1864). He died February 12, 1863, in Cassville, Barry County, Missouri. My … Continue reading

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Samuel and Mary DANNER ~ Census Sunday

My third great-grandfather on my adoptive father’s side, Samuel DANNER, was born about 1840 in Surry, Yadkin County, North Carolina to Adam DANNER (1793-1860) and Susannah G. Liggon (1803-1860).  He died sometime before 1910. My third great-grandmother on my adoptive … Continue reading

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Simon William LAKEY ~ Tombstone Tuesday

Several records I have found show my great-grandfather on my adoptive father’s side’s name as William Simon LAKEY, but his tombstone and a few others say Simon W (William) LAKEY.  Either way, it appears he most likely went by “Simon” … Continue reading

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John Burcham LAKEY ~ Wordless Wednesday

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March 24th ~ On This Day in Our Family History…

Ruby Irene PORTER {24 Mar 1928 – 13 May 2010}     ~     My maternal Grandma, whom I miss DEARLY, was born on this day in the year of 1928. Carol Elizabeth WILLIAMS LAKEY {4 Mar 1947 – 20 Mar 1987}     ~     … Continue reading

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