After much research and thought, I have come to this conclusion for the family of Joseph and Mary Lankford/Langford. Please review the family group sheet below, and the comments that follow the family group sheet:
Comments:Caroline Co., VA, court records in 1751 establish Joseph Langford with his brother Benjamin Lankford. Other brothers are West and Thomas Langford. (See comments below.)
Wife:PEYTON, NancyMarried:02 Feb 1787
Born:abt 1769 at NC
Death:24 Feb 1847 at Harrison Twp, Clay Co., IN
Wife:WARREN, Mary(her father:Charles Warren b. abt 1755)
Born:bet 1780-1784 at VA
Married:09 Sep 1800, Lincoln Co., KY
Death: bet 1875-1881 at age 97 yrs.
Comments:Part of Lincoln Co., and Green Co, KY was divided off in 1799 to form Pulaski Co., KY.Walker and his family are listed in the Pulaski Co., Census report in 1810, 1820, and 1830. Then they removed to IN.
Married:12 Abu 1787
Death:possibly as a young adult
Wife: TUCKER, Rachel
Married:26 Jan 1797
Comments: Larkin and Rachel, and their children's families removed from Lawrenceberg, KY, to Crawford Co., IN where Rachel's family was already established. Many of the other Langford siblings removed to Clay Co in the 1830's.
Married:25 Jun 1794
10FLANGFORD, Polly (Mary)
Married:09 Mar 1802
Married:25 Feb 1800
Comments:Generally, the Indiana branch of the Lankfords spell the surname Lankford in in Crawford Co, and Langford in Clay Co.
The Will of Benjamin Lankford (Joseph's brother), proved 17 Sep 1810, lists his children as follows:Benjamin (who also died in 1810), Stephen, Thomas (deputy sheriff, died from horse fall in 1787), Anne (Madison), Sarah (Browne), Kitty (Turner), Mary (Todd), and Henrietta.
The Will of West Langford (Joseph's brother), proved 20 Apr 1818, lists his children as follows:Pleasant, John, and Milly (Moore).
The Will of Thomas Langford (Joseph's brother), proved 29 apr 1822, lists children as follows:Molly, Jane, Martha (Thompson), Charles.
Joseph's tax records, and marriage records, in Lincoln Co., KY, indicate his children as follows:Benjamin, Stephen, Walker, Larkin, Jenny, Ann, and Sally. His Will named his youngest children, Joseph and Sarah.
Well, what do you think?I say it fits!!!
Martha Langford Green