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WDC GenWeb - Descendants of Lawrens Peterson

* Lawrens Peterson b. abt 1740 Sweden, d. 1800 VA
  m. Nancy Jane Jones b. Wales?
  *  Lemuel Peterson
  *  Nancy Peterson
  *  Henry Peterson b. May 13 1761 Lewis Co WV, d. Sep 9 1821 Lewis Co
  *  William Peterson b. 1762 NJ, d. Oct 18 1837 Big Skin Creek, Lewis Co WV
        buried Vandalia Cem, Lewis Co
        Moved to Harrison (later Lewis) Co abt 1790. Settled in Stonecoal
        1801, where children were born and raised. 1824 acquired a boundary
        of land on head of Hughes Fork of Big Skin Creek, and lived there.
        The land was a part of an old patent known as the Bennett survey,
        wife Mary Bennett was a sister to William Bennett who settled near
        Walkersville in 1800. Sheriff of Lewis Co WV 1836-37, three nephews
        were deputies: David, James, Jonathan M Bennett
     m. Mary E Bennett abt 1792 Pendleton Co (W)VA
        b. May 12 1770 Pendleton Co, d. 1833 Lewis Co buried Vandalia Cem
     *  John P Peterson b. Pendleton Co WV, d. KY
        May be John P Peterson
     *  Joseph Peterson d. (fell from a tree) Pendleton Co WV unmarried 
     *  Mary Peterson d. 1843
     *  Lydia Peterson
           According to a letter dated Jun 20 1850 from her brother William
           to his brother Henry, she's living on Hugh's River, Ritchie Co VA
           with Adonijah
        m. Adonijah Watson
        2nd husband of Lydia Peterson:
        m. J Morrison
     *  Susannah Peterson b. abt 1791 d. Mar 1870 Lewis Co WV
           Listed with the family of son James in 1850 Lewis Co WV census
        m. _ _
        2nd husband of Susannah Peterson:
        m. Louis Henry Smith Jul 21 1815 Harrison Co WV
        Descendants of Susannah Peterson and Louis Smith
     *  Elizabeth Peterson
        d. young, Stone Coal Creek, Harrison (now Lewis) Co WV
     *  Ezekiel Peterson b. 1791 Pendleton Co WV, d. 1814
           Died when returning home from War of 1812
        m. _ _
        *  Aaron D Peterson
        *  Eda Perterson
           m. Josiah Abbott
     *  William Bennett Peterson
        b. Feb 23 1794 Pendleton Co WV, d. Sep 25 1873 Lindley MO
           After Civil War ended he and son Hanson moved to MO
        m. Margaret _ d. 1855
        *  seven children
        *  Hanson M Peterson
     *  Henry J Peterson b. Sep 20 1800 Pendleton Co WV, d. Linn Co OR
        m. Eliza Allen
        *  Asa H Peterson
           b. Apr 12 1822 Lewis Co WV, d. Sep 12 1897 Lebanon OR
           m. Susanna F Johnson Jul 2 1843 Clark Co MO
        *  Lydia M Peterson b. Feb 4 1824 VA, d. May 14 1876 Linn Co OR
           m. Gamaliel Parrish Feb 25 1847 Linn Co OR
        *  William A Peterson b. 1826 Lewis Co WV, d. Jun 20 1894 Albany OR
           m. Mar 10 1853 Linn Co OR [Ed. unknown which spouce]
           Spouses: Eliza Ann Smelser, Clarry Young
        *  Sarah Susanna Peterson
           b. Jul 11 1830 Lewis Co WV
           d. May 14 1869 The Dalles, Wasco Co OR
           m. Oct 30 1851 Linn Co OR [Ed. unknown which spouce]
           Spouses: John W Helm, Caleb Brooks
        *  Marshall Lawrence Peterson
           b. Jan 3 1832 Lewis Co WV, d. Jul 22 1903 Umatilla Co OR
           m. Perlina Curl Jul 17 1858
        *  Laura Peterson b. abt 1835 Lewis Co WV
           m. Walter M Ketchum Oct 30 1857 Linn Co OR
        *  Martha J Peterson
           b. Jun 30 1836 Weston WV, d. 21 Apr 1907 Portland OR
           m. Charles O Barnes Dec 24 1862
        *  Henry Peterson b. abt 1838 IN, d. Feb 19 1920 Salem OR
        *  Eliza Peterson b. abt 1840 Henry Co IA
           m. Oct 23 1870 but don't know which spouse
           Spouses: Alfred Bales, Mr Walker
        *  Granville Peterson
           b. 1843 Henry Co IA, d. Jul 17 1845 near Green River WY
     *  Hannah Peterson
        b. Jun 7 1803 d. Nov 20 1876 Collins Settlement Dist, Lewis Co WV
           buried Kincaid Cem, Lewis Co
           Listed as Hannah Fornash in Lewis Co Chancery Record:
           Wm. Peterson heirs vs. Jacob Bush 1841
        m. Jacob Crites Forinash Sr  May 15 1822 Lewis Co
           b. 1796 d. Apr 16 1838 Big Skin Creek, Lewis Co VA
        Descendants of Hannah Peterson and Jacob Forinash Sr
        2nd husband of Hannah Peterson:
        m. James McCardell
     *  Abigail Peterson b. Jul 25 1810 d. Aug 10 1862 Hackersville WV
        m. Felix Albert
        *  Mary C Albert b. Sep 27 1842
        *  Rebecca A Albert b. Jul 24 1845
        *  W H Albert b. Oct 6 1847 (lived in Elkins WV)
     *  Sarah 'Sally' Peterson
        b. Jan 25 1811 Lewis Co WV, d. Apr 30 1855 Lewis Co
        buried Mt. Olive Methodist Church Cem, Lewis Co
     *  Lemuel (Samuel?) Davis Peterson
        b. Feb 22 1815 Lewis Co WV, d. Apr 24 1879 Lewis Co
        m. _ _
        2nd wife of Lemuel (Samuel?) Davis Peterson:
        m. Mary Ellen Corothers Apr 24 1865
           Mary m.1st a Mr Summers, they had five children

Contributor: Jerry Coffman

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