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 Simeon Lake

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Simeon Lake

  • Birth 5 Jun 1813 South Carolina, USA
  • Death 21 Aug 1879 Freestone County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Fairfield, Freestone County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 75259109

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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  • Maintained by: Eric Wood
  • Originally Created by: Michael Edd Bonner
  • Added: 21 Aug 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 75259109
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Simeon Lake (5 Jun 1813–21 Aug 1879), Find A Grave Memorial no. 75259109, citing Lake Chapel Cemetery, Fairfield, Freestone County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Eric Wood (contributor 46911836) .