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       7) Daniel Blake:
                    born 07 Nov 1870 near Williams, Lawrence, IN;
                    no draft registration cards found;
                    died 31 Jan 1953 Oolitic, Lawrence, IN; obituary
                    buried Mt Olive Cemetery, Williams, Lawrence, IN; tombstone photo;
                    census records for Daniel;  
                    Daniel married (1) Sarah Alice Pruett on 31 Dec 1891 Lawrence Co, IN
                                    (born 1872;
                                    died 1907;
                                    buried Mt Olive Cemetery, Williams, Lawrence, IN; tombstone photo;
                                    unable to determine Sarah's parents);
                    marriage record for Daniel and Sarah
                    children:
                        1) Stella Elizabeth Blake - born 02 Oct 1891 Martin Co, or Lawrence Co, IN; photo including Stella;
                                     died 16 Feb 1942 Owen Co, IN;
                                     buried Pattonville Cemetery, Patton Hill, Lawrence Co, IN; tombstone photo;
                                     census records for Stella;

                                     married William Cornelius Thompson on 19 Oct 1910 Lawrence Co, IN
                                                  (born 08 Jul 1889 Wayne Co, KY; p
hotos including William;
                                                  died 23 Mar 1935 Lawrence Co, IN;
                                                  buried Pattonville Cemetery, Patton Hill, Lawrence Co, IN; tombstone photo;
                                                  W
illiam married (1) Ella Hardwick (26 Jan 1890-30 Aug 1909; burried
                                                  Pattonville Cemetery, Lawrence Co, IN; tombstone photo)
;
                                                  son of Richard Adam Thompson
(01 Mar 1869 KY-22 Sep 1944 Lawrence Co, IN) and
                                                  Lucy
Martha New (27 Jul 1871-12 Nov 1960); Richard and Lucy buried
                                                  Pattonville Cemetery, Lawrence Co, IN; tombstone photo
);
                                     marriage record for Stella and William;
                                     children:
                                         1) Richard Lester Thompson - born 10 Apr 1912;
                                                  died 10 Apr 1912;
                                                  buried Pattonville Cemetery, Patton Hill, Lawrence, IN - unmarked
                                         2) Clara E Thompson - born c. 1914;
                                                  died by Jul 1999;
                                                  census records for Clara;  
                                                  married ____ Kern (living?); children?
                                       
  3) Alice Lucille "Pearl" Thompson - born 05 Sep 1915 Lawrence Co, IN;
                                                  died 28 Jul 2003 Beech Grove, Marion, IN; obituary;  
                                                  buried Riverside Cemetery, Spencer, Owen, IN; tombstone photo;
                                                  census records for Pearl ;

                                                  married Frank L Galloway on 31 Dec 1934 Owen Co, IN
                                                           (born 19 May 1912 Grant Co, IN;
                                                           died 21 Nov 1972; 
                                                           buried Riverside Cemetery, Spencer, Owen, IN; tombstone photo
                                                           son of Ora Galloway
(20 Jul 1877-05 Mar 1937) and Zella Stinson (1887-1969);
                                                           Ora and Zella buried Shiloh Cemetery, Owen Co, IN; tombstones
);
                                                  marriage record for Pearl and Frank
;
                                                 
no mention of children in Pearl's obituary
                                         4) Bernice Marie Thompson - born 30 Aug 1917;
                                                  died 31 Aug 1917;
                                                  buried Pattonville Cemetery, Patton Hill, Lawrence, IN - unmarked
                                         5) Alice Lena Thompson - born 29 Jan 1919 Dugger, Sullivan, IN;
                                                  died 11 Jul 1999 Bedford, Lawrence, IN; obituary
                                                  buried Beech Grove Cemetery, Bedford, Lawrence, IN; tombstone photo;
                                                  census records for Alice
                                                  married Gordon Kenton Blackburn on 11 May 1938 Lawrence Co, IN
                                                              (born 19 Aug 1911 Oolitic, Lawrence, IN;
                                                              died 02 Jan 1974 Oolitic, Lawrnece, IN; obituary;
                                                              buried Beech Grove Cemetery, Bedford, Lawrence, IN; tombstone photo;
                                                              U.S. Army - WWII; enlistment record
                                                              son of Clovis York Blackburn (1891-20 May 1905) and 
                                                              Stella Pearl Poindexter (1872-15 Aug 1955); Gordon and Stella buried
                                                              Beech Grove Cemetery, Bedford, Lawrence, IN; tombstone photo
);
                                                  marriage record for Alice and Gordon
;
                                                  children:     
                                                        1) Marilyn Blackburn - living?; census records for Marilyn;
                                                                       married Henry Peters (living?); children?
                                                        2) Ronald Blackburn - living?; married?; children 
                                                        3) Larry Blackburn - living?; married?; children 
                                                        4) Stella Blackburn - living?; married Mike Trowbridge (living?); children?
                                                        5) Sue Blackburn - living?; mar
ried Barney Goins (living?); children?
                                                        6) Brenda Blackburn - living?; married Larry Magnus (living?); children?
                                                        7) Betty Blackburn - living?
; married Larry Hobson (living?); children?
                                         6) William Harrison Thompson -
                                                  born 24 May 1921 (marriage application states 1918) Lawrence Co, IN;
                                                  died 23 Aug 1996 Hobart, Lake, IN;  
                                                  buried Highland Cemetery, North Judson, Stark
e, IN; tombstone photo;
                                                  U.S. Army - WWII; census records for William;  
                                                  married Beulah Super on 06 Jan 1941 Bedford, Lawrence, IN 
                                                            (born 23 Feb 1922 Lawrence Co, IN;
                                                            died (___);
                                                            daughter of John Super and Minnie Simmerman);
                                                   marriage record for William and Beulah
;
                                                   children:
                                                       1) William Thompson - living?; married?; children?
                                                       2) Judy Thompson - living?; married?; children?
                                                       3) Cathy Thompson - living?; married?; children?
                                                       4) Michael Thompson - living?; married?; children?
                                         7) Robert Willard Thompson - born c. 1930 IN;
                                                  died by Jul 1999;
                                                  census records for Robert;  
                                                  married Rosie P Baker on 29 Sep 1951 Lawrence Co, IN
                                                          (living?; Rosie married (1) ____ Simmerman;
                                                          daughter of Willard Wilson Baker (07 Jun 1881 IN-01 Jan 1949) and
                                                          Leatha Adah "Leafy" Smith (18 Jun 1899-04 Nov 1977); Willard and Leafy buried
                                                          Mt Pleasant Regular Baptist Cemetery, Silverville, Lawrence, IN; tombstone photo
);
                                                  marriage record for Robert and Rosie
;
                                                  children?    
                                         8) Geraldine Thompson - living?;
                                                  census records for Geraldine;  
                                                  married _
___ McGowen (living?); children?
                        2) Harley Ellis Blake - born 26 Mar 1894 Williams, Lawrence, IN;
                                     died 07 Oct 1918 Martin Co, IN; death record;  
                                     WWI draft registration card; census records for Harley; signature: 

                                       ;

                                      no evidence of marriage or children
                        3) Nellie Ruby Blake - born 02 Dec 1895 Martin Co, IN;
                                     died 13 Nov 1979 Bedford, Lawrence, IN; obituary;
                                     buried Hilltop Cemetery, Avoca, Lawrence, IN
; tombstone photo;
                                     census records for Nellie;  
                                     married Claude E Parker on 18 Jul 1914 Martin Co, IN
                                                     (born 10 or 25 Oct 1894 IN;
                                                     died 02 May 1976 Lawrence Co, IN; obituary;
                                                     buried Hilltop Cemetery, Avoca, Lawrence, IN
; tombstone photo;
                                                     son of William Parker (16 Nov 1854 or 1855 IN-09 Jun 1939; buried
                                                     Modrel Chapel Cemetery, Martin Co, IN; tombstone photo)
and
                                                     Sarah "Sally"
Shelton (born 11 Apr 1856 IN; likely buried Modrel Chapel Cemetery, Martin Co, IN));
                                     marriage record for Nellie and Claude;
                                     children:
                                        1) Lucille Pearl Parker - born 12 Jun 1915 Shoals, Martin, IN; birth record
                                                  died 20 Mar 2006 Bedford, Lawrence, IN; obituary;
                                                  buried Hilltop Cemetery, Avoca, Lawrence, IN; tombstone photo;
                                                  Social Security record; census records for Lucille;  
                                                  married Opal Lake on 18 Dec 1933 Lawrence Co, IN
                                                           (born 12 Oct 1909 Bedford, Lawrence, IN;
                                                           died 16 Apr 1991 Bedford, Lawrence, IN; obituary - includes photo;
                                                           buried Hilltop Cemetery, Avoca, Lawrence, IN; tombstone photo;
                                                           son of John Newton Lake and Goldie Mae Jackson);
                                                  marri
age record for Lucille and Opal;
                                                  children:
                                                     1) Marilyn Joyce Lake -
living?;
                                                               census records for Marilyn 
                                                               married Gerald
B Baker on 23 Nov 1956
                                                                              (b
orn 04 Feb 1933;
                                                                              died 25 Nov 2003 Bedford, Lawrence, IN; obituary;
                                                                              U.S. Army - Korea;
                                                                              buried Hilltop Cemetery, Avoca, Lawrence, IN; tombstone photo;
                                                                              son of Dolphus N Baker (1900-1964) and Maude Lorena Hackler (1904-1986);
                                                                              Dolphus and Maude buried Hilltop Cemetery, Avoca, Lawrence, IN; tombstone photo
);
                                                               children:
                                                                   1) Sherry Lynn Baker - living?; married?; children?
                                                                   2) Mark Kevin Baker - living?; married Kim ____ (living?); children?
                                                                   3) Jon Stevin Baker - living?; married Brenda ____ (living?); children?
                                                     2)
Evelyn J Lake - living?;
                                                               census records for Evelyn
                                                               Evelyn married (1) ____
Patton (living?)
                                                               children?
                                                               Evelyn married (2) Gene Morgan (living?)
                                                               children?
                                                     3) Robert Opal "Bob" Lake - born 25 May 1938 Lawrence Co, IN;
                                                              died 27 Sep 2012 Fayetteville, Lawrence, IN; obituary;  
                                                              census records for Robert;  
                                                              married?; 
                                                              children:
                                                                   1) Donnie Watson - born (___); died by Sep 2012;
                                                                               married?; children?
                                                     4) Ruby Lake - living?; married Kenneth Swartz (living?); children?
                                                     5) Pamela Lake - living?;
                                                               Pamela married (1)
Claude Isom (living?)
                                                               children?
                                                               Pamela married (2) ____ Quisenberry (living?)
                                                               children?
                                                     6) Katherine
"Kathy" Lake - living?; married Robert Terry (living?)
                                                               children?
                                                     7) Karen Sue Lake - living?; married Joe Speer (living?)
                                                               children?
                                                     8) Theresa Lake - living?;
                                                              Theresa ma
rried (1) ____ Luttrell (living?);
                                                              children?
                                                              Theresa married (2) Jim McGuire (living?)
                                                              children?
                                                     9) Paula
Gayle Lake - living?;
                                                               Paula married (1)
Scott Briner (living?); children?
                                                               Paula married (2) Ryan Ford (living?); children?
                                                   10) Jerry Lake - living?; married Avonelle ____ (living?); children?
                                                   11) Eugene Lake - born 21 Sep 1944 Lawrence Co, IN;
                                                              died 07 Mar 1981 B
edford, Lawrence, IN; obituary;
                                                              bur
ied Pattonville Cemetery, Patton Hill, Lawrence Co, IN; tombstone photo;
                                                              married?;
                                                              children:
                                                                  1) Man
dy Lake - living?; married?; children?
                                                                  2) Rosie Ashley Lake - living?; married?; children?
                                                                  3) Buffie Elaine Lake - living?; married?; children?
                                                   12) Debbie Lake - born (___); died by Mar 1981; married?; children?
                                                   13) Kay Lake - born (___); died by Mar 2006; married?; children?
                                        2) Cecil Burton Parker - born 20 Apr 1917 IN;
                                                  died 22 Aug 1984 Castalia, Erie, OH; 
                                                  buried Castalia Cemetery, Castalia, Erie, OH; tombstone photo
     
                                                  U.S. Army - WWII; census records for Cecil;  
                                                  married Hattie Mae Cassidy on 09 May 1936 Lawrence Co, IN
                                                             (born 25 Aug 1920 Marion, Grant, IN;
                                                             died 15 Jan 2009 Sandusky, Erie, OH; obituary;
                                                             buried Castalia Cemetery, Castalia, Erie, OH; tombstone photo
                                                             d
aughter of William Shelby Cassidy (15 Jul 1892 Wayne Co, KY-1936 IN;
                                                             buried Grant Memorial Park, Marion, Grant, IN; tombstone photo)
and
                                                             Carrie Magers
(Jun 1897 KY-24 Jul 1942; buried
                                                             Beech Grove Cemetery, Bedford, Lawrence, IN; tombstone photo
);
                                                  children:
                                                      1) Donita Parker - living?; census records for Donita;  
                                                                 married John Lawhorn (living?); children?
                                                      2) Arlene "Sue" Parker - living?; married ____ Herholtz (living?); children?
                                                      3) Brenda Parker - living?; married Tony Zahel (living?); children?
                                                      4) Cecil
B Parker - living?; married Myrtle ____ (living?); children?
                                                      5) Va
larie L Parker - born 09 Feb 1951 Bedford, Lawrence, IN;
                                                                 died 05 Feb 2012 Sandusky, Erie, OH; obituary;  
                                                                 buried Castalia Cemetery, Castalia, Erie, OH; tombstone photo;
                                                                 married Timothy Markley (living?; son of Roger Markley and Ruby ___)
                                                                 children:  
                                                                     1) Daniel Markley - living?; married?; children?
                                        3) Kenneth R Parker
- born 27 Feb 1919;
                                                  die
d 28 Feb 2000 Bedford, Lawrence, IN; obituary;
                                                  buried Cresthaven Cemetery, Bedford, Lawrence, IN; crypt photo;
                                                  U.S. Army - WWII; census records for Kenneth;
                                                  Kenneth married (1) Grace Stewart
                                                                 (born (___); died by Feb 2000);
                                                  children:
                                                      1) Ray Parker - living?; married?; children?
                                                  Kenneth married (2) Alice
Elizabeth Pridemore
                                                                (born 09 Jul
1918 or 1919 Spiceville, Lawrence, IN;
                                                                died 06 Aug 2002;
                                                                buried Cresthaven Cemetery, Bedford, Lawrence, IN; crypt photo;
                                                                Social Security record;
                                                                d
aughter of Delbert Pridemore (27 Sep 1879-Aug 1960) and
                                                                Lucy Belle Fisher (30 Jul 1881-23 Dec 1950);
                                                                Delbert and Lucy buried Spice Valley Cemetery, Mitchell, Lawrence, IN; tombstone photo);
                                        4) Helen Parker
- born 18 Jun 1921 Oolitic, Lawrence, IN;
                                                  died 30 Sep 2001 Bedford, Lawrence, IN; obituary;
                                                  buried Clover Hill Cemetery, Harrodsburg, Monroe, IN; tombstone photo;
                                                  Social Security record; census records for Helen;  
                                                  Helen married (1) Richard Joseph Hazel on 20 Dec 1942
                                                          (born 29 Sep 1921 Monroe Co, IN;
                                                          died 02 May 1994 Bedford, Lawrence, IN; obituary
                                                          buried Clover Hill Cemetery, Harrodsburg, Monroe, IN; tombstone photo;
                                                          U.S. Army - WWII; Social Security record
                                                          son of Walter W Hazel (18 Oct 1897 Monroe Co, IN-14 Apr 1940 Monroe Co, IN) and
                                                          Ola Jane Norman (20 Aug 1898 Monroe Co, IN-07 Jun 1978 Monroe Co, IN);
                                                          Walter and Ola married 05 Aug 1918 Monroe Co, IN; Walter and Ola buried
                                                          Clover Hill Cemetery, Harrodsburg, Monroe, IN; tombstone photos
)
                                                  children:  
                                                      1) Daniel Hazel - living?; married?; children?
                                                  Helen married (2) ____ Davis by May 1946 (this is based on Social Security records
                                                  that show she was Helen Hazel Davis in this time period, then returned to the name Helen Hazel

                                        5) Doris Maxine Parker - born 14 Feb 1925 Oolitic, Lawrence, IN;
                                                  died 24 Sep 2006 Bedford, Lawrence, IN; obituary;
                                                  buried Green Hill Cemetery, Bedford, Lawrence, IN; tombstone photo;
                                                  Social Security record; census records for Doris;  
                                                  married William M "Sid" Martin on 31 Aug 1940
                                                                  (born 04 Sep 1919 Lawrence Co, IN;
                                                                  died 20 Jan 1999 Bedford, Lawrence, IN; obituary;
                                                                  buried Green Hill Cemetery, Bedford, Lawrence, IN; tombstone photo;
                                                                  Social Security record;
                                                                  son of William Martin (born c. 1893 IN) and Lula Allen (born c. 1891 IN));
                                                  children:
                                                      1) Rose Ellen Martin - living?; married ____ Gregory (living?); children?
                                                      2) Linda Martin - born (___); died by Jan 1999;
                                                                  married ____ Ramsey (living?); children?
                                        6) Claude Jr Parker - born 28 Apr 1927 Oolitic, Lawrence, IN;
                                                   died 08 Mar 1995 Bedford, Lawrence, IN; obituary;
                                                   buried Hickory Grove Cemetery, Avoca, Lawrence, IN; tombstone photo;
                                                   Social Security record; census records for Claude;
 
                                                   married Leora Stancombe on 28 Jan 1950 Bedford, Lawrence, IN
                                                                 (born 28 Jan 1934
Lawrence Co, IN;
                                                                 died 23 Dec 2001 Bedford, Lawrence, IN; obituary;
                                                                 buried Hickory Grove Cemetery, Avoca, Lawrence, IN; tombstone photo;
                                                                 Social Security record
                                                                 daughter of Clyde Stancombe (1897 IN-1968) and
                                                                 Nettie Opal East (02 Oct 1901 Crawford Co IL-26 Apr 1979);
                                                                 Clyde and Nettie buried Hickory Grove Cemetery, Avoca, Lawrence, IN; tombstone photo
);
                                                   chi
ldren: 
                                                        1) Donald Lee Parker - living?; married?; children?
                                                        2) Candy Parker - living?; married ____ Hughes (living?); children?
                                                        3) Penny Parker - living?;
                                                                  Penny married (1) ____ Craig (living?); children?
                                                                  Penny married (2) ____ Taylor (living?); children?
                                                        4) Robin Parker - living?; married ____ Mikels (living?); children?
                                                        5) Loretta Parker - b
orn (___); died by Mar 1995; married?; children?
                                                        6) Tiffanie Parker - living?; married?; children?

                                        7) Truman Ray Parker - living?; census records for Truman;
                                                 
married?; children? 
                        4) Lavana Pearl "Venie" Blake - born 23 Oct 1897 IN;
                                     died 13 Sep 1990 Shoals, Martin, IN; obituary
                                     buried Trinity Springs Cemetery, Trinity Springs, Martin, IN; tombstone photo;
                                     census records for Lavana;  
                                     married Ordie Jennings Baker on 16 Nov 1920 Martin Co, IN
                                                (born 03 Jun 1896 Martin Co, IN;
                                                died 22 Jul 1964 Trinity Springs, Martin, IN; obituary;
                                                buried Trinity Springs Cemetery, Trinity Springs, Martin, IN; tombstone photo;
                                                WWI and WWII draft registration cards; Social Security record; signature:

                                                   ;

                                                 son of Melcard Tillman "Mack" Baker (01 Oct 1866 Martin Co, IN-22 Feb 1905 Martin Co, IN) and
                                                Lucindy Ellen "Nellie" Elkins (15 Nov 1866 Martin Co, IN-21 Oct 1947 Bedford, Lawrence, IN);
                                                Melcard and Lucindy married 02 Nov 1884;
Melcard and Lucindy buried
                                                Silverville First Baptist Church Cemetery, Silverville, Lawrence, IN;
tombstone photos);
                                     marriage record for Lavana and Ordie;  
                                     children:
                                        1) Marjorie A Baker - born 27 Jan 1922 Bedford, Lawrence, IN;
                                                 died 05 Jan 1991 Bedford, Lawrence, IN; obituary;
                                                 buried Trinity Springs Cemetery, Trinity Springs, Martin, IN; tombstone photo;
                                                 Social Security record; census records for Marjorie

                                                 married John Severin Brassine* on 25 Feb 1938 
                                                          (born 25 Jan 1917 Martin Co, IN; birth record;  
                                                          died 06 Sep 1990;
                                                          buried Trinity Springs Cemetery, Trinity Springs, Martin, IN; tombstone photo;
                                                          son of Severin Brassine (1882-1969) and Lucy A Sipes (1892-1987); 
 
                                                         Severin and Lucy buried Mt Olive Cemetery, Williams, Lawrence, IN; tombstone photo);

                                                * John Severin Brassine is a brother of David Wilson Brassine, found here under (2) Violet Fortner.

                                                  children:
                                                     1) Gary L "Buck" Brassine - born 16 Nov 1944; 
                                                               died 10 Apr 2009 Shoals, Martin, IN; obituary
                                                               buried Beyers and Rainbolt Cemetery, Springville, Lawrence, IN; tombstone photo;
                                                               married Bonnie J Andis *  (living?)
                                                               children: (We are not sure if this is Bonnie's child)

                                                                   1) Julie Brassine - living?; married ____ Royston (living?); children? 

                                                               * Bonnie can also be found here under (5) John Melvin Andis.

                                                     2) Kevin Brassine - living?; married?; children?  
                                                     3) Shirley Brassine - living?; married ____ Bratton (living?); children? 
                                                     4) Dianna Brassine - living?; married ____ Bough (living?); children?   
                                                     5) June Brassine - living?; married ____ Robbins (living?); children? 
                                                     6) Lois Brassine - living?; married ____ Vininger (living?); children? 
                                        2)
Wilma Maxine Baker - born 06 Apr 1923 or 1924 Bedford, Lawrence, IN;
                                                  died 29 Jul 2001 Bedford, Lawrence, IN; obituary;
                                                  buried Cresthaven Memory Gardens, Bedford, Lawrence, IN; tombstone photo
                                                  census records for Wilma; Social Security record;
 
                                                  married
O'Dell C Wester on 20 Dec 1945
                                                               (born 27 Apr 1905 AL;
                                                               died 06 Jun 1980;
                                                               buried Cresthaven Memory Gardens, Bedford, Lawrence, IN; tombstone photo;
                                                               son of Thomas Wester (born Apr 1872 AL) and Mary E ____ (born c. 1882 AL) )
                                                  no evidence of children
                                        3)
Dale Jennings Baker - born 17 Nov 1926 Martin Co, IN;
                                                  died 26 Jan 1984 Shoals, Martin, IN; obituary;
                                                  buried Trinity Springs Cemetery, Trinity Springs, Martin, IN; tombstone photo;
                                                  U.S. Army, U.S. Navy - WWII; Social Security recordcensus records for Dale
                                                  married Helen Honeycutt on 12 Sep 1953 
                                                  children: 
                                                      1) Darrell D Baker - living?; married?; children?
                                                      2) Harold D Baker - living?; married?; children? 
                                                      3) Sharon Kay Baker - living?; married Everett Belcher (living?); children?
                                                      4) Rita Dawn Baker - living?; married Loran G Qualkenbusk (living?); children?  
                                                      5) Vondale Baker - living?; married Bruce Walls (living?); children? 

                        5) Grace Mae Blake - born 10 Apr 1899 Williams, Lawrence, IN;
                                     died 06 May 1989; 
                                     Social Security record; census records for Grace
                                     married Harry Jones on 31 May 1918 Martin Co, IN
                                                (born 04 Apr 1897 IN;
                                                died Apr 1967
);
                                     marriage record for Grace and Harry;    
                                     children:
                                          1) Nina Jones - living?; married?; children?
                        6) Etta Hannah Blake - born 08 May 1901 Lawrence Co, IN   1902 IN;
                                     died 23 Sep 1989 Bloomington, Monroe, IN; obituary
                                     buried Cresthaven Memory Gardens, Bedford, Lawrence, IN; tombstone photo
                                     census records for Etta; Social Security record;  
                                     married William Alfred Bradford or Brafford on 10 Jun 1922 or 1923
                                                (born 01 Jan 1901 Gray, Knox, KY;
                                                died 06 Mar 1997 Bedford, Lawrence, IN; obituary;
                                                buried Cresthaven Memory Gardens, Bedford, Lawrence, IN; tombstone photo
                                                son of James Brafford and Anne Elizabeth Foley);
                                     children:
                                         1) Delmar James Brafford - born 08 Jan 1924;
                                                     died 04 Sep 2003 Oolitic, Lawrence, IN; obituary;
                                                     buried Cresthaven Memory Gardens, Bedford, Lawrence, IN; tombstone photo;
                                                      U.S. Army - WWII;
                                                     married Barbara B Spires
                                                               (born 15 Nov 1926 Lawrence Co, IN;
                                                               died 06 May 2007 Paoli, Orange, IN; obituary
                                                               buried Cresthaven Memory Gardens, Bedford, Lawrence, IN; tombstone photo;
                                                              
daughter of Granville "Grant" Spires and Maude Flynn);
                                                    
children?
                                         2) Ward Brafford - living?; married?; children?
                                         3) Mary Brafford - living?; married ____ Oliver (living?); children?    
                                         4) Donna Brafford - living?; married ____ Terry (living?); children?    
                        7) Ray Blake - born 27 Oct 1905;
                                   died Nov 1992;
                                   census records for Ray;
                                  
married Helen ____
                                               (born 04 Feb 1918; died Jan 1976);
                                   children?
                        8) Dale J Baker * - born (___); died by Sep 1990; married?; children?

                        *  Note: Dale J Baker was list in Lavena (Baker) Blake's obituary as a deceased brother, but we find no mention of him
                           anywhere else (obituaries, census, etc.).

                         9) Beatrice Baker * - born c. 1914 IN; died (____); married?; children?

                        *  Note: Beatrice Baker (age 16) is listed in the 1930 federal census as Daniel's daughter.
                                     We find no other mention of her, and Beatrice is not listed in the 1920 census in Daniel's household.
                                     We believe this is some type of error.

                  Daniel married (2) Martha Caroline "Carrie" Dorsett in 1927
                               (born 22 Sep 1869 IN;
                               died 17 Mar 1947;
                               buried Mt Olive Cemetery, Williams, Lawrence, IN; tombstone photo
                               Carrie married (1) Howard Johnson)