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Elisha Warford Lake and Rebecca Hanna

Elisha Warford Lake
b. 17 July 1799, probably Hunterdon County, New Jersey, to Zenas and [–?–] Lake
d. 23 April 1881, Lincoln, Rice County, Kansas

m. 17 February 1823, Marion County, Indiana
Rebecca (Hanna) Nugent
b. 8 January 1797, South Carolina
d. 12 July 1873, Cicero, Hamilton County, Indiana

Children with Rebecca (Hanna) Nugent:

  • Juliann or Julian (1829–1854)
  • Caroline (1830–1915)
  • Mary Elsa (1833–1914) married William C. Summers
  • Hannah (1835–1921) married Sanford S. Wright
  • Martin VanBuren (1837–1842)

Elisha Lake immigrated to Indiana from Hamilton County, Ohio, about 1821 with his parents and resided in three Indiana counties: Marion, Carroll, and Putnam. He moved to Rice County, Kansas, in 1876.

Rebecca Hanna, Elisha’s wife, married first William Nugent. They had a daughter, Rosanna.

Submitted by:
Jay Brown Wright
Fayetteville NY