Susannah DREW
(Abt 1741-1813)
William CRIMP
Elizabeth MARCH
(Abt 1779-1832)


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Thomas LAKEY


  • Born: 1812, Charleton, Devon, England
  • Christened: 20 Mar 1812, Charleton, Devon, England 2
  • Married: 5 Oct 1834, Kingsbridge, Devon, England 1
  • Died: 1884, Massachusetts, USA 3

   Research Notes:

In 1851, Sarah Lakey (39) of Charleton and husband Thomas Lakey (40) of Kingsbridge, wool comber, were living in Fore St., Kingsbridge. Present were children: Thomas (16) of Kingsbridge, wool comber, Benjamin (12) of Dodbrooke, cordwainer (apprentice), Jane (10) of Dodbrooke, scholar, John (8) of Dodbrooke, scholar, Elizabeth (6) of Dodbrooke, scholar, Emma (5) of Dodbrooke, Mary (2) of Kingsbridge, Samuel (1) of Kingsbridge

In 1861, Sarah Lakey (48) of Charleton, married, was living in Clarence St., Charles, Plymouth, Devon. Present were children (born in Kingsbridge): Mary (13), scholar, Samuel (11), scholar, William (8), scholar. [Sarah' husband Thomas, and children Benjamin, Jane and John appear in the 1860 U.S. Federal Census.]

This family emigrated to USA before 1865.

In 1865, Sarah Lakey (52) of England, and husband Thomas Lakey (54) of England, were living in Lawrence, Essex, Massachusetts, USA. Present were children (born in England): Elizabeth (22), Emma (19), Mary (17), Samuel (15), William (12), and Jennie (1) of Massachusetts

In 1870, Sarah Lakey (57) of England, keeping house, and husband Thomas Lakey (59) of England, wool washer, were living in Lawrence, Essex, Massachusetts. Present were children: William (17) of England, wood turner?, Jennie (7) of Mass., attends school. Son Samuel Lakey was nextdoor.

   Marriage Information:

Sarah married Thomas LAKEY, son of John LAKEY and Agnes POPLESTONE, on 5 Oct 1834 in Kingsbridge, Devon, England 1. (Thomas LAKEY was born in 1810 in Kingsbridge, Devon, England, christened on 23 Dec 1810 in Kingsbridge, Devon, England 4 and died on 29 Nov 1903 in Cambridge, Middlesex, MA, USA 5.)

   Marriage Notes:

Thomas Lakey of this Parish, bachelor, and Sarah Crimp of this Parish, spinster

Married by Banns

Witnesses: John Crimp, John Wingate


1 Kingsbridge Parish Registers, Marriages, p. 60, no. 180.

2 Charleton Parish Registers.

3 Cambridge Chronicle, 5 December 1903 (died 19 years before her husband Thomas).

4 Kingsbridge Parish Registers.

5 Massachusetts, Deaths, 1841-1915, vol. 14, no. 376. The informant on Thomas' death got the information on Thomas' parents partly correct — his mother's maiden-name was POPLESTONE (POPPLESTONE). However, there was no Thomas son of Thomas and Betty. Thomas and his brother Peter married sisters.

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