William Gay Sr.
(1781-1840)
Mary Ann Hayes
(1778-1865)
John Beeker
(1785-1843)
Christina Young
(1790-1865)
John B. Gay Sr.
(1812-1888)
Elizabeth Beeker
(1822-1915)
John B. Gay Jr.
(1863-1892)

 

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John B. Gay Jr. 1 2

  • Born: 16 Mar 1863, Prairie Township, White, IN, USA 1
  • Died: 3 Nov 1892, Prairie Township, White, IN, USA at age 29 1
  • Buried: Battle Ground: Pretty Prairie Cemetery, Tippecanoe, IN, USA 2

   FamilySearch ID: LHJJ-JNM.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1870 in Prairie Township, White, IN, USA. 3 The 1870 census recorded John Gay, farmer, 57, living with wife Elizabeth, 49; William, farmer, 27; Ansolena, 23; Elmina, 21; Alvin, 19; Charles, 14; Sarah, 16; Milton, 12; Kissiah, 9; and John, 7. The post office was Brookston. John's real estate was valued at $12000 and personal estate $1635. William had real estate worth $3000 and personal estate $420. Also on the census page is John's brother Joseph, 53, with his family, and on next page James Gay, 62, with his family.

2. Census in 1880 in Prairie Township, White, IN, USA. 4 The 1880 census recorded John Gay, farmer, 67, living with wife Elizabeth, 57; Annsolena, 32; Charles A., farm worker, 24; Sarah, 22; Kissia, 21, Milton, farm worker, 20, and John B., farm worker, 18. John was born in Ohio, his father in Maryland and mother in Pennsylvania. Elizabeth was born in Indiana, her parents in North Carolina. Their children were all born in Indiana.


Sources


1 Biographical History of Tippecanoe, White, Jasper, Newton, Benton, Warren and Pulaski Counties, Indiana (Chicago: Lewis Publishing Company, 1899, 1075 pages), Volume 1, page 392. William H. Gay.

2 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7131670.

3 1870 United States Census, John Gay Year: 1870; Census Place: Prairie, White, Indiana; Roll: M593_373; Page: 251A; Family History Library Film: 545872.

4 1880 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHSB-4BJ John Gay, Prairie, White, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district ED 185, sheet 340C.



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