James Rice Gabbert married 1) Nancy Looney and 2) Mary Cooksey.They lived in Cumberland County, KY.Clinton County was created from Cumberland Co. and later records are found there. Children of James Rice Gabbert and Nancy Looney:
James N. Gabbert b 1834 m.Martha Ellen Smith 1860 killed in action in 1864 in Clinton Co., KY. confederate soldier Co. H 6th KY Cav.
John N. Gabbert b 1836 d. Lamar Co., TX
William Gabbert b 1838 m. Kittie Ellen Luttrell d. 1864 undocumented confederate soldier returning to the front.Marriage certificate of William and Kittie Ellen lists Nancy Looney as mother of William Gabbert.
Sarah A. Gabbert b 1840 m. John T. Luttrell Mary E Gabbert b. 1842 m. John H D Floyd George Gabbert b. 1844
1850 and 1860 Census list Mary Cooksey as wife of James Rice Gabbert.
William and Kittie Ellen Gabbert's children were taken to Butler Co., KY by Thomas Hosey as orphans after the war.