QUERY: Looking for descendents of John Henry Leake or Lake who married Martha Ellen Beasley in Jones Co, Iowa 1880. The family later resided in Dundy Co, Nebraska and Cheyenne Co, Kansas. Martha was the daughter of Josiah and Malinda (Weaver) Beasley.
ONLINE post: Martha Ellen Beasley, born 5 Sept. 1853, in Iowa, married John Henry Leake 30 Nov. 1871 in Wayne Twp., Jones County, Iowa (MR C, p. 88), died 5 Feb. 1933 in Cheyenne County, Kansas, buried at Haigler, Dundy County, Nebraska.
BURIALS at Haigler Cemetery, Dundy County, Nebraska John Henry Leake Sep. 29 1845- Nov. 2, 1928 Martha Ellen Leake Sept. 5 1853- George H. “Bert” Leake 1878-1978 Charles Lester Leake 1887-1947 Lula M. Leake 1889-1967 Ralph Edward Leake 1894-1968 http://nebraskagravestones.org/cemetery.php?cemID=239&pg=12http://nebraskagravestones.org/cemetery.php?cemID=239&pg=12
Inscription on Charles‘s gravestone: C. L. Leake Aug. 6, 1887 Dec. 13, 1947 Co E 157 Inf, 40 Div Rest, soldier, rest Thy warfare's o'er.
Notation online for George’s gravestone: son of John and Martha
Notation for Lula’s gravestone: wife of Charles L. and Ralph E.
1940 CENSUS Nuttycombe, Cheyenne, Kansas Ralph Leake 46 b about 1894 in Nebraska Lula M Leake 50 b about 1890 in Missouri Evert W Perry 12 grandson b about 1928 in Colorado Bonnie D Perry 10 grandson b about 1930 in Kansas Residence in 1935: same house (for all)
1940 CENSUS Haigler, Dundy, Nebraska George H. Leake 60 born about 1880 in Iowa, single Residence in 1935: Rural Cheyenne County, Kansas