DESCENDANTS OF JOHN PETERS

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                              Don Norman

 

1.JOHN PETERS

 

    John Peters was born in VA about 1796 and died in Lewis County VA

(WV) after 1850. He is blieved to have married twice. He is listred in

the 1850 Lewis County VA census with Catherine, age 39. Catherine was

born in VA about 1811.

 

Known children of John Peters. (Fistst marriage)

 

  2.  (1). John A.                 b.c.     1826

         m. Abethele Lowther

 

  3.  (2). Francis M.              b.c.     1831

         m. Margeret -----

 

Known children of John and Catherine Peters.

 

  4.  (1). Amy                     b.c.     1837

 

  5.  (2). Joseph B.               b.c.     1839

 

  6.  (3). Temperance              b.c.     1841

 

  7.  (4). Jacob S.                b.c.     1842

 

  8.  (5). Hiram                   b.c.     1843

 

  9.  (6). Permilia                b.c.     1844

 

 10.  (7). Ulysses M.              b.c.     1848

 

 12.  (8). Isaac J.                b.       1850

 

2.JOHN A. PETERS    1.JOHN PETERS

 

    John A. Peters, a son of John Peters, was born in VA about 1826. He

married Abethele Lowther. Abitha, who is believe to have been a daughter

of Robert and Eliza (Highland) Lowther, was born in VA about 1831. She

is listed as "Clagbethey" in the 1850 Lewis County VA cenus, as "Abitha"

in the 1860 Upshur County Census, and as "Abethley" in the 1870 Upshur

County census.

 

Children of John A. and Abethele (Lowther) Peters.

 

 13.  (1). Jane                    b.c.     1847

 

 14.  (2). Leonard Lorenza Dow     b.Mar 25 1851   d.Mar 28 1922

         m. Mary Susan Campbell

         m. Florence Grogg

 

 15.  (3). Godfrey W.              b.c.     1853

 

 16.  (4). Isaac N.                b.c.     1857

 

 17.  (5). Eliza R.                b.c.     1866

 

 

3.FRANCIS M. PETERS    1.JOHN PETERS

 

    Francis M. Peters, a son of John Peters, was born in VA about 1831.

He married Margaret -----. Margaret was born in VA abourt 1828.

 

Children of Francis M. and Margaret Peters.

 

 18.  (1). John W.                 b.c.     1854

 

 19.  (2). Abel S.                 b.c.     1856

 

 20.  (3). Loratta J.              b.c.     1858

 

 21.  (4). Francis C.              b.c.     1860

         m. Ida M. -----

 

 22.  (5). Theodore F.             b.c.     1868

 

 

14.LEONARD LORENZA DOW PETERS   2.JOHN A. PETERS   1.JOHN PETERS

 

    Leonard Lorenza Dow Peters was born in Lewis County VA (WV) March

25, 1851 and died in Gilmer County WV March 28, 1922.  He first married

Mary Susan Campbell. Mary, a daughter of John J. and Barbara E. Campbell, was born in VA about 1855.

    Lorenza's second wife was Florence Grogg. Florence was born in VA in

March 1876.

 

Children of Leonard Lorenza Dow and Mary Susan Peters.

 

 23.  (1). Ernest                  b.c.     1877

 

 24.  (2). Coleman                 b.May    1879

 

 25.  (3). Eric                    b.Sep    1880

 

 26.  (4). Roy                     b.Oct    1881

 

 27.  (5). Cecil                   b.Feb    1884

 

 28.  (6). Ida                     b.Feb    1884

 

 29.  (7). Angie                   b Mar    1886

 

 30.  (8). Lundia                  b.Feb    1888

         m. Edward Florant Turner Jul 22 1911 Gilmer County WV

 

 31.  (9). Lottie                  b.Jul    1891

         m. Opha William Moody Mar 29 1908 Gilmer county WV

 

 32. (10). Myrtle

 

 33. (11). Lynna

 

Children of Leonard Lorenza Dow and Florence (Grogg) Peters.

 

 34.  (1). Goldie                  b.May    1897

         m. Frank Steele Nov  5 1916 Gilmer County WV

 

 35.  (2). Sylvia                  b.Feb    1898

         M. Dewey W. Thompson Aug 6 1921 Gilmer County WV

 

 36.  (3). Waldo

 

 37.  (4). Floy

 

 38.  (5). Aubrey

 

 39.  (6). Teddy                   b.May 26 1907

         m.Flo Moffett

         m.Lacelle Lang  1977

 

 40.  (7). Arden

 

 41.  (8). Lorena

 

 42.  (9). Virgil

 

 43. (10). Jewel

 

 

21.FRANCIS C. PETERS    3.FRANCIS M. PETERS    1.JOHN PETERS

 

    Francis C. Peters, a son of Francis M. and Margaret Peters, was born

in Upshur County VA (WV) about 1860. He married Ida M. ----. Ida was

born in VA in March 1870.

 

Known children of Francis C. and Ida M. Peters.

 

 44.  (1). Francis Okey            b.Jun    1887

         m. Drusilla Dove Yerkey Aug 20 1909

 

 45.  (2). Deskey    (f)           b.Feb    1889

 

 46.  (3). Clyde                   b.Jul    1892

 

 47.  (4). Bertha                  b.Aug    1893

         m. Columbus Woodyard Aug 25 1909 Gilmer county WV

 

 48.  (5). Floyd                   b.Oct    1894

 

 49.  (6). Delphi                  b.Oct    1896

 

 50.  (7). Bessie Jane             b.Jul    1898

         m. C.C. McCluster Oct 22 1916 Gilmer county WV

 

 51.  (8). Cora                    b.Apr    1900

 

39.TEDDY PETERS    14.LEONARD LORENZA DOW PETERS   2.JOHN A. PETERS

1.JOHN PETERS

 

    Teddy Peters, a son of Leonard Lorenza Dow and Florence (Grogg)

Peters, was born in Gilmer County WV May 26, 1907.  He married Flo

Moffett. Flo was born in 1906 and died in 1969.  Teddy married Lacelle

Lang in 1977.

 

Children of Teddy and Flo (Moffett) Peters.

 

 52.  (1). Janet                   b.       1929

         m.------ Furr

 

 53.  (2). Leona Maxine            b.Apr 15 1931      d.Feb 19 2004

         m. Forres Groff

 

 54.  (3). Barbara                 b.       1933

         m.----- Shaffer

 

 55.  (4). Angeline                b.       1937

         m.----- Weaver

 

 56.  (5). Frances                 b.       1942

         m.------ Fitzwater

 

44.FRANCIS OKEY PETERS   21.FRANCIS C. PETERS    3.FRANCIS M. PETERS   

1.JOHN PETERS

 

    Francis Okey Peters, a son of Francis C. and Ida M. Peters, was born

in Gilmer County WV in June 1887. He married Drusilla Dove Yerkey in

Gilmer county August 20, 1909.

 

Children of Francis Okey and Drusilla Dove (Yerkey) Peters.

 

 57.  (1). Howard

 

 58.  (2). Floyd

 

 59.  (3). Denzil

 

 60.  (4). Birdie M.               b.Jun  6 1914   d.Apr 5 2001

         m. Parker B. James

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

Gilmer County WV Marriages”

"Gilmer County WV History 1845-1989" p. 215

Norman, Don, "Descendants of Samuel James"

Schley, Bryan, e-mail to HCPD Feb 15 2007

1850 Lewis County VA (WV) census

1860, 1870 Upshur County VA (WV) census

1880, 1900 Gilmer County WV census

"The Glenville Democrat" Apr 12 2001

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