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Posted by: Pauline Hammond Date: July 24, 1999 at 15:30:23
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My father is 91 years old and in failing health. I am trying to find any information on the following individuals while he is still with us. If you have any info on any of these people, please help us!!
I am looking for ancestors and descendants of Andrew Flake b. Nov 27, 1842 in Germany d. June 10, 1932 in Carter Co, KY. Immigrated to U.S. in 1864. He arrived in New York but I don't know what ship or from where he sailed. He was naturalized in Greenup Co, KY. I have his naturalization papers but is it possible to get his Declaration of Intent to naturalize filed April 4, 1980?
He married Sarah Ann Penix on Jan 2, 1872 in Carter Co, KY. Sarah was born Jan 11, 1923 d. Feb 21, 1923 in Carter Co, KY.
Andrew & Sarah had the following children:

1. Michael William Flake (my grandfather) b. May 10, 1873 in Greenup Co, KY, m. Effie Arthur about 1902. Effie was born July 1874 in Greenup Co, KY d. Jan 1949 in Atlanta, Michigan. They had the following children: Roy 1902, James 1904, Clyde 1906, Madison 1908(My Father), Thelma 1910, Lester 1913.

2. James Andrew Flake b. Mar 14, 1876 in Greenup Co, KY d. April 3, 1952 in Fort Lyon, Colorado m. Mable Hazel Clark on April 26, 1912. Children: Morris Clayton Flake 1916, Loftis Flake, Lois Flake 1918

3.Christena Margaret Flake b. Nov 23, 1877 in Greenup Co, KY d. May 23, 1963 in Rival, Greenup Co, KY. Married ? Martin. They had a son Andrew Martin, other children may be Lucy, Irene, Leonard. Does anyone have more on this family What was Christena's husband's first name? Any other children?

4. Joseph D. Flake b. Jan 1880, d. ?, m. Carrie Francis Pence on Aug 15, 1903 in Greenup Co, Ky She was born April 8, 1880 d. Mar 2, 1930 in Carter Co, KY. Children: Maggie 1905, Sarah A. 1907, Lillie 1913, Alpha 1916, Eula 1918, Bessie 1920, Dennis Nov 27, 1922 d. Aug 20, 1932 in Carter Co, KY. What ever happened to Joseph?

5. Charles Roy Flake b. Feb 21, 1882 d. Nov 17, 1900 in Greenup Co, KY. Killed by a train. Any newspaper articles or an obit on his death?

6. Minnie Elizabeth "Betty" Flake b. Mar 1885, d.? m. William Landley Pence on Mar 3, 1904 in Greenup Co, KY. Children: Nora 1905, Kinard 1906, Virgil 1908, William Landley, Jr. 1910.

Thank you
Pauline Hammond


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