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Abel Tackett and
Rebecca Elizabeth Caudill

Abel Tackett b 22/27 Jul 1833 Virgie, Pike Co KY d 30 Nov 1907 Hartley Pike Co KY; s/o William Bucky Tackett and Sarah Caudill. Abel Tackett m. 23 Feb 1855 Pike Co KY to Rebecca Elizabeth Caudill b 19 Aug 1837 Boone Co WV d 13 Jan 1913 Hartley, Pike Co KY; d/o Jesse Franklin Caudill and Eleanor Nellie Estep. Children of Abel Tackett and Rebecca Elizabeth Caudill;

1. Elizabeth Tackett b 5 Dec 1855 Pike Co KY d 5 Jan 1885 Pike Co KY; m. 20 Oct 1870 Pike Co KY to George Washington Hall b 22 Jul 1852 Floyd Co KY d 1 Jan 1948 Rowan Co KY; buried 3 Jan 1948 Cranston Cemetery, Cranston, Rowan Co KY; s/o Richard Hall and Sarah Tackett.

2. Francis Marion Tackett b 29 Mar 1857 Pike Co KY d 10 Aug 1934 Pike Co KY; m. 13 Aug 1874 Pike Co KY to Joanna "Annie" Johnson b 1856 KY d 9 Jan 1945 Pike Co KY; d/o Pleasant Johnson and Anna Burke.

3. Matthew Tackett b 16 Oct 1858 (or 16 Oct 1860) Pike Co KY d 26 Aug 1929 (or 26 Aug 1939) Pike Co KY; buried Amil Little Cemetery, Long Fork, Virgie, Pike Co KY; m. 10 Mar 1875 Pike Co KY to Elvira Martin b 20 Jun 1860 South Point, OH d 6 Jan 1925.

4. James Tackett b 29 Oct 1860 Pike Co KY d 28 Feb 1953 Pike Co KY; m. 3 Oct 1879 (or 2 Oct 1879) Pike Co KY to Mary Ann Martin b 7 Oct 1862 South Point, OH d 4 Jan 1926; d/o William Martin and Anna Davis.

5. Lucinda Tackett (aka Levinda or Louinda) b 5 Jun 1862 Pike Co KY d 5 Jul 1945 Pike Co KY; m. 20 Nov 1878 Pike Co KY to Cornelius Little b 18 Jan 1858 Pike Co KY d 29 Jul 1936 Hartley Co KY; s/o Moses Little and Candace "Dacey" Osborne.

6. Jasper Tackett b 24 Mar 1864 Long Fork Creek, Pike Co KY d 1 Apr 1941 Long Fork Creek, Pike Co KY; buried 3 Apr 1941 family Cemetery, Long Fork Creek, Pike Co KY; m. 23 Mar 1882 Pike Co KY to Sarah Johnson b 27 Jan 1866 Long Fork Creek, Pike Co KY d 24 Mar 1948 Long Fork Creek, Pike Co KY; buried 27 Mar 1948 Family Cemetery, Long Fork Creek, Pike Co KY; d/o Pleasant Johnson and Anna Burke. Source.

7. Newton Tackett b 31 Jan 1866 Pike Co KY d 5 Aug 1952 Boyd Co KY; m. Angeline "Angie" Osborne b 9 May 1868 Pike Co KY d 17 Feb 1940 Greenup Co KY; d/o Cornelius "Neal" Osborne and Mary Ann Hopkins.

8. Arminda Tackett b 9 Apr 1868 Pike Co KY d 25 Dec 1904; m. Harve Casebolt

9. Frankie Tackett b 25 Jul 1870 Pike Co KY d 8 Aug 1935 Pike Co KY; m. 12 May 1887 to James Hughes b 16 Apr 1866, Letcher Co., KY d 14 Dec 1936 in Pike Co KY; buried Hughes Family Cemetery, Yeager, Pike Co KY; s/o Gabriel Hughes and Nancy Potter.

10. Willis Tackett b 23 Dec 1871 Pike Co KY d 11 Mar 1946 Pike Co KY; m. 5 Sept 1889 to Rachael M Osborne b 15 Jul 1877 d 25 Jul 1955 Pike Co KY.

11. Delilah Tackett b 21 Dec 1873 Floyd Co KY d 4 May 1957 Floyd Co KY; m. William J Osborne b 2 Nov 1869 Floyd Co KY.

12. John Tackett b 15 Nov 1875 Pike Co KY d 20 Nov 1967; m. 12 Apr 1894 to Annie Elswick b 26 Apr 1873 d 20 Apr 1943.

13. Abby Tackett (m) b 7 Nov 1877 Pike Co KY; m. Carilla "Corilla" Anderson.

14. Willard Tackett b 29 Jul 1883 Pike Co KY

Obituary: Rebecca Tackett
19 Aug 1837 - 13 Jan 1913

August 19, 1837. She was the daughter of a Pioneer Regular Baptist preacher to wit: Rev. Jessie Caudill. She was married to Abel Tackett, Sr., February 22, 1855. She joined the Long Fork Church of Regular Baptist April the third Saturday, 1879. And was baptized on the third Saturday in May, 1879 by Rev. William McCown. From that day up to the end of her earthly life, she lived the life of a faithful Christian. We believe the world was made better by the life of this noble Christian woman, Her examples of virtue and modesty will live in the minds of her children, grandchildren and neighbors for many years to come. We were truly grieved to give up this good sister and mother but it pleased God whom she has served so faithful for about thirty three years to call for her and to take her from this world of trouble into a world of eternal rest, where today we do believe she is sweetly resting on the "banks of sweet Canaan" in company with her dear old father, husband and daughter who crossed the stormy Jordon before her, Yes in company with a host of Angels. All playing on harps of gold awaiting redemption, to wit: the redemption of their bodies. The funeral of sister Tackett will be preached on the second Saturday and Sunday in September, 1914. All of her relatives, friends and neighbors in fact all lovers of Christian virtue is invited to be present. Written by: Willard S. Akers

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