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Edra Lake Letter

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"I have a copy of a letter dated May 17, 1937, that was written by Edra Lake. It was sent to me back in abt. year 2000 from the Michele Boniface, grand daughter to Sarah (Boulter) Boniface. Edra Lake is the daughter of Chas. W. Lake and grand daughter of Allen Lake. The letter included the marriage & death dates for Wells W. Lake and Harriet Sabin and the birth dates for their children. Included were the death dates for Isaac Sabin and Wealty Jackson Sabin. It states that Isaac and Wealthy were the parents of Edra's great grandmother Harriet Sabins. (she is the Harriet that married Wells Lake)."
"Edra, mentioned in the letter that she had located a Bible at Lydia (Moore) Howard's, daughter of Lucy Lake and Zara W. Moore. Lydia Moore was married to Foster M. Howard. Lucy Lake is the daughter of Wells Lake. Confused yet? I am ! " ~ Jo Ann Brohl
Below is an exact copy of the letter sent to Joe Cochoit by Jo Ann Brohl. She only sent two hand written pages
Start of my copy of the letter
This is a record of the children of
Harriet Sabin - Dec. 6, 1797
she married
Wells W. Lake - April 15, 1796
They were married - June 16, 1816
At Brownsville, Jefferson County, New York
Wells W. Lake Died Aug. 14, 1857
Harriett Sabins Lake Died Jan. 19, 1861
Their Children
  1. Stephen Lake - Born July 11, 1817
  2. Charles Lake - Born Nov. 12, 1819
  3. Isaac Lake - Born April 25, 1822
  4. Lucy A. Lake - Born April 11, 1825
  5. Sally M. Lake - Born Feb. 10 , 1828
  6. Myron Lake - Born March 16, 1830
  7. Allen Lake - Born Oct. 29, 1832
  8. David W. Lake - Born April 6, 1835
  9. Harriet J. Lake - Born Sept. 20, 1838
My Great, Great-Grandparents
Date of birth unknown
Date of death below
Isaac Sabin Died April 26, 1837
His wife Wealth Jackson Sabin Died Dec. 5, 1824
Their children
names of the only one I know is below
Harriett Sabins - my Great Grandmother
She was supposed to have been a seventh daughter. - People used to take sick children to her, for they thot she had the power to heal them.
If you hear anything from the lady you spoke of in letter, maybe she could tell more about it. Or some of the other members of the family.
Do you know for sure that Wells and Harriet Sabins Lake lived at what was called Pumpkin Hook? If so was it near Palmyra? Or did you go from here when too young?
End of my copy of the letter




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