Gilbert Basil Lakey

16 October 1927–20 December 2010 (Age 83)
Coldspring, Douglas, Missouri, United States

The Life of Gilbert Basil

When Gilbert Basil Lakey was born on 16 October 1927, in Coldspring, Douglas, Missouri, United States, his father, Eli Lakey, was 31 and his mother, Lola Irene Hutchison, was 23. He lived in Douglas, Hopetown, Cape Province, South Africa in 1935 and McMurtrey Township, Douglas, Missouri, United States in 1940. He died on 20 December 2010, in Ava, Douglas, Missouri, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Ava, Douglas, Missouri, United States.

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Eli Lakey
Lola Irene Hutchison
Marion Lakey
Gilbert Basil Lakey
Darrell Wayne Lakey
Harold Lesslie Lakey
Melba Louise Lakey
Narvel Edwin Lakey

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World Events (8)


Age 2

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 4

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.

Age 22

Prohibition of Mixed Marriages Act.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Basil Lakey in household of Eli Lakey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Basil Lakey in household of Guy Lakey, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Gilbert Basil Lakey, "Missouri, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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