DESCENDANTS OF JOHN P. PETERSON

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                              Don Norman

 

1.JOHN P. PETERSON

 

    John P. Peterson was born October 17, 1815 and died January 14,

1890. He married Nancy Alkire in Lewis County VA January 27, 1839.

Nancy was born October 3, 1815 and died May 4, 1890.

 

Children of John P. and Nancy (Alkire) Peterson.

 

  2.  (1). Jasper N.               b.Dec 13 1839   d.Apr 15 1903

         m.Martha O. Waggoner Dec 19 1860

 

  3.  (2). Newton                  b.Dec 13 1839   d.July 28 1909

         m.Mary A. Bush May 20 1861

 

  4.  (3). Samantha                b.Aug 10 1842   d.Jan 13 1899

         m.John W. Divers Sep 24 1861

 

  5.  (4). Lenura                  b.Feb    1843

         m.Thomas E. Swisher Aug 30 1864

 

  6.  (5). Joseph                  b.Dec 24 1848

 

  7.  (6). Hannibal                b.

         m.Zina Bush Jun 22 1873

 

  8.  (7). Kate

         m.Thomas Batten May 27 1875

 

  9.  (8). Eliza                   b.c.     1853

 

 10.  (9). Lewis                   b.       1855   d.May  8 1898

 

 

2.JASPER N. PETERSON    1.JOHN P. PETERSON

 

    Jasper N. Peterson, a son of John P. and Nancy (Alkire) Peterson,

was born December 13, 1839 and died April 15, 1903. He married Martha O.

Waggoner in Lewis County VA December 19, 1860. Martha, a daughter of

Jacob and Catherine (Bennett) Waggoner, was born in Lewis County

February 17, 1838 anbd died March 1, 1914.

    Jasper served the Union in the Civil War as a Captain in Co D, 15th

W.Va. Volunteer Infantry.

 

Children of Jasper N. and Martha O. (Waggoner) Peterson.

 

 11.  (1). Laura

         m.George Smith

 

 12.  (2). Blanche

         m.Grant Peterson

 

 13.  (3). Gertrude

         m.----- Shaver

 

 14.  (4). Clara

         m. Andrew Jackson

 

 15.  (5). John

         m.Minnie Gaston

 

 16.  (6). John Waggoner           b.Jul 29 1868   d.Feb  7 1954

         m.Martha Ann Eckers Jun 1893

 

 17.  (7). Maggie                   b. Jun 16 1870    d.Jan  8 1944

         m. William Oscar Lunsford  Mar 1 1899

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

Muhleman, Charles Eugene III, “Descendants of Ruben Lunsford”

Wagoner, Crystal V., "John and Margaret (Bonnett) Waggoner", Heritage

Books, Inc., Bowie, MD 1995, pp.181,182

1850 Lewis County VA census