8. Willis2 Lake (William1) was born in Logan Twp, Dearborn Co, IN November 23, 1822. Willis died November 10, 1903 in Fayette Co, IN, at 80 years of age.

He married Elizabeth Ray in Fayette Co, IN, about 1845. Elizabeth was born in Medina Co, Ohio October 17, 1824. Elizabeth died April 14, 1907 in Jackson Twp, Fayette Co, IN, at 82 years of age. In the 1850 census in Jackson Twp, Fayette Co, Indiana page 292, Willis (age 28) is recorded with Elizabeth (age 25), Margaret (age 5), Mary (age 3) and Lewis (age 1). Willis is a farmer born in Indiana.

In the 1900 census Jackson Township, Fayette County, Indiana page 108, Willis (age 77) is recorded with his wife Elizabeth (age 75). They have been married for 56 years and have had 9 children with 5 living at the time of the census. Right next door is a Zachariah Lake (age 41). You would assume they are somehow related.

Willis Lake and Elizabeth Ray had the following children:

child 43 i. Margaret J3 Lake was born in Fayette Co, IN 1845. She married Major Wheeler January 7, 1866. Major was born about 1845.

child 44 ii. Mary C Lake was born in Fayette Co, IN 1847.

child 45 iii. Lewis Thomas Lake was born in Fayette Co, IN 1849.

child 46 iv. Maude E Lake was born in Jackson Twp, Fayette Co, IN September 16, 1850. Maude died September 13, 1874 in Fayette Co, IN, at 23 years of age.

child 47 v. Louise Lake was born in Jackson Twp, Fayette Co, IN September 24, 1852.

child 48 vi. John Franklin Lake was born in Jackson Twp, Fayette Co, IN October 18, 1857. John died October 28, 1861 in Jackson Twp, Fayette Co, IN, at 4 years of age.

child 49 vii. Zachariah M Lake was born in Jackson Twp, Fayette Co, IN March 18, 1859. Zachariah died March 5, 1935 in Jackson Twp, Fayette Co, IN, at 75 years of age.

child 50 viii. Willis R Lake was born in Jackson Twp, Fayette Co, IN about 1862. Willis died December 22, 1942 in Fayette Co, IN, at 80 years of age.

child 51 ix. Martha Lake was born in Jackson Twp, Fayette Co, IN about 1863.

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