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Simeon Lake
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Birth: Jun. 5, 1813
South Carolina, USA
Death: Aug. 21, 1879
Freestone County
Texas, USA

One of the founders of the Ward Prairie and Lake Chapel communities. Believed he arrived from the Newberry County of the old "96th District" of South Carolina. Believed to have arrived around the Civil War. His children marry in Freestone County. Most of his children stay in Freestone County.
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1870 Census for Fairfield Post Office, Freestone, Texas;
Roll: M593_1586; Page: 14; Image: 28; Done July 16, 1870;
Household 42/42

Simeon Lake 57 M W Farmer 3000 832 SC
A[N]. C. Lake 48 F M Keeps House SC
F?. W. Lake 24 M W Farmer 500 205 SC
S. J. Lake 22 M W Farmer [ ] 100 AL
Laura A. Lake 20 F W At Home AL
Martha Lake 18 F W At Home AL
Joab A. Lake 16 M W At Home AL
Thomas Lake 14 M W At School AL
Smith? D. 12 M W At School AL
Mary [W or H]. 10 F M At School AL
Helen L. Helm 64 M F School Teacher SC
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Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Nancy Catherine Heller Lake (1822 - 1886)
 
 Children:
  John Edward Lake (1842 - 1897)*
  Joseph Wallace Lake (1844 - 1879)*
  Silas Jasper Lake (1848 - 1934)*
  Thomas J. Lake (1856 - 1889)*
  Lera Watson (1861 - 1936)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lake Chapel Cemetery
Fairfield
Freestone County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Eric Wood
Originally Created by: Michael Edd Bonner
Record added: Aug 21, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75259109
Simeon Lake
Added by: James Coston
 
Simeon Lake
Added by: James Coston
 
Simeon Lake
Added by: James Coston
 
 
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 Added: Aug. 16, 2015
 
 
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