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Descendants of John Griggs Peterson

 
 
 

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Descendants of John Griggs Peterson

Generation No. 1

1. JOHN GRIGGS2 PETERSON (THOMAS1)1 was born 14 May 1789 in New Jersey1, and died 25 Apr 1845 in Monroe Twp., Richland County, Ohio1. He married MARY A. VAIL1 13 May 1809 in Muskingum County, Ohio1, daughter of JOSEPH VAIL and SARAH VANCE. She was born 09 Dec 1790 in Pennsylvania1, and died 15 Jan 1832 in Monroe Twp., Richland County, Ohio1.

Children of JOHN PETERSON and MARY VAIL are:

2. i. THOMAS LEWIS3 PETERSON, b. 08 May 1810, Monroe Twp., Richland County, Ohio; d. 15 Aug 1889, Monroe Twp., Richland County, Ohio.

ii. SARAH PETERSON, b. 14 Sep 1812, Mifflin Twp., Richland County, Ohio1; d. 28 Apr 1888, Loudonville, Ashland, Ohio1; m. WAVRING/WARREN WOLFE1, 07 Jan 1841, Richland County, Ohio1.

iii. MARGARET PETERSON1, b. 27 Jan 1815, Monroe Twp., Richland County, Ohio1; d. 29 Nov 1844, Ohio1; m. ABRAHAM LARUE1, 07 Nov 1839, Richland County, Ohio1.

iv. JOHN PETERSON, JR.1, b. 08 Dec 1817, Mifflin Twp., Richland County, Ohio1; d. 07 Aug 1897, Richland County, Ohio1; m. (1) FRANCES JENNINGS1; m. (2) HANNAH ARNOLD1.

v. MARY PETERSON1, b. 08 Feb 1819, Monroe Twp., Richland County, Ohio1; d. 03 Jan 1905, Loudonville, Ashland, Ohio1; m. WILLIAM JONES1, 20 Oct 1842, Richland County, Ohio1.

vi. WILLIAM R. PETERSON1, b. 31 Oct 1820, Monroe Twp., Richland County, Ohio1; d. 26 Jan 1907, Perrysville, Ashland, Ohio1; m. ESTHER H. GLADDEN1, 26 Apr 1842, Richland County, Ohio1.

vii. REBECCA PETERSON1, b. 24 May 1821, Monroe Twp., Richland County, Ohio1; d. 30 Aug 1873, Ashland County, Ohio1; m. JOSEPH GLADDEN, JR.1, 11 Oct 1842, Richland County, Ohio1.

viii. JANE PETERSON1, b. 04 Apr 1824, Monroe Twp., Richland County, Ohio1; d. 09 Mar 1887, Monroe Twp., Richland County, Ohio1; m. WILLIAM G. HUNT1, 13 Apr 1844, Richland County, Ohio1.

ix. UNKNOWN PETERSON1, b. 06 Feb 1826, Monroe Twp., Richland County, Ohio1; d. 22 Feb 1826, Monroe Twp., Richland County, Ohio1.

x. SOLOMON PETERSON1, b. 01 Jan 1828, Monroe Twp., Richland County, Ohio1; d. 13 Apr 1907, Green Twp., Ashland County, Ohio1; m. LAVINA SHAMBAUGH1, 31 Dec 1857, Richland County, Ohio1.

xi. JULIA ANN PETERSON1, b. 11 Feb 1830, Monroe Twp., Richland County, Ohio1; d. 23 Nov 1869, Ohio1; m. MATTHEW NEELY1, 27 Mar 1854, Ashland, Ashland, Ohio1.

 

Generation No. 2

2. THOMAS LEWIS3 PETERSON (JOHN GRIGGS2, THOMAS1)1 was born 08 May 1810 in Monroe Twp., Richland County, Ohio1, and died 15 Aug 1889 in Monroe Twp., Richland County, Ohio1. He married ELIZABETH ARCHER1 1833 in Richland County, Ohio1. She was born 30 Jun 1808 in Ohio1, and died 29 Oct 1887 in Monroe Twp., Richland County, Ohio1.

More About THOMAS LEWIS PETERSON:
Burial: Peterson-Vail Cemetery, Mifflin, Ashland, Ohio1

Children of THOMAS PETERSON and ELIZABETH ARCHER are:

i. MARTHA ELLEN4 PETERSON1, b. 03 Oct 1834, Monroe Twp., Richland County, Ohio1; d. 11 May 1889, Richland County, Ohio1; m. ANDREW J. ROYER1, 27 Aug 1854, Richland County, Ohio1.

ii. WILLIAM PETERSON1, b. 26 Jul 1835, Monroe Twp., Richland County, Ohio1; d. 26 Mar 1836, Monroe Twp., Richland County, Ohio1.

3. iii. SOLOMON JOSEPH PETERSON, b. 16 Dec 1837, Monroe Twp., Richland County, Ohio; d. 16 Jun 1930, Deerfield, Missouri.

iv. JOHN PETERSON1, b. 16 Nov 1840, Monroe Twp., Richland County, Ohio1; d. 20 Nov 1877, Perrysville, Ashland, Ohio1; m. EMELINE A. HENRY1, 06 Sep 1863, Richland County, Ohio1.

v. REBECCA ANN PETERSON1, b. 15 Sep 1843, Monroe Twp., Richland County, Ohio1; d. 31 May 1921, Lucas, Richland, Ohio1; m. PAUL S. BAUGHMAN1.

vi. ISAAC PETERSON1, b. 1845, Monroe Twp., Richland County, Ohio1.

vii. CHARLES PETERSON1, b. 1850, Monroe Twp., Richland County, Ohio1; d. 1864, Monroe Twp., Richland County, Ohio1.

 

Generation No. 3

3. SOLOMON JOSEPH4 PETERSON (THOMAS LEWIS3, JOHN GRIGGS2, THOMAS1)1 was born 16 Dec 1837 in Monroe Twp., Richland County, Ohio1, and died 16 Jun 1930 in Deerfield, Missouri1. He married MARY SABENA MITCHELL1 27 Oct 1859 in Richland County, Ohio1. She was born 23 May 1842 in Pennsylvania or Ohio1, and died 22 Jul 1893 in Brule County, South Dakota1.

Notes for SOLOMON JOSEPH PETERSON:

Solomon Peterson passed away at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Effie Wilson, in Deerfield at 3:10 o'clock Monday afternoon. Mr. Peterson was ninety-two years of age at the time of his death. He is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Wilson of Deerfield, Mrs. Nola Barr of Lucas, South Dakota, Mrs. Alice McKay of Milestone, Mont., Mrs. Maggie Porter of Port Townsend, Wash., and three sons, Ike Peterson of Modesto, Calif., Frank Peterson of Lexington, Ohio, and Wade Peterson of Kansas City, Kas. The body was taken to Platt, South Dakota, Tuesday evening, for burial. [Southwest Mail and Weekly Post: 20 June 1930, p. 6]


Solomon Joseph Peterson (taken about 1900-1910).

Notes for MARY SABENA MITCHELL: 

Mrs. Mary S. Peterson, wife of Solomon Peterson, died July 22nd., 1893, after a lingering illness of about ten months. Deceased was born in Ohio, May 23rd., 1842; was married to Mr. Peterson Oct. 27th., 1859; came to Dakota with her husband and family in 1889. She leaves a husband and nine children to mourn her loss, besides a great many friends. She was a member of the Dunkard Church and was resigned to her fate. The funeral services were held at the M.E. church Monday of last week at 10 o'clock, Rev. W.G. Cook officiating. [South Dakota Democrat (Chamberlain): 03 August 1893]

Children of SOLOMON PETERSON and MARY MITCHELL are:

i. LAURA S.5 PETERSON1, b. 13 Aug 1860, Richland County, Ohio1; d. Bef. 19301; m. ORLANDO ALLENBAUGH1, 01 Dec 1878, Richland County, Ohio1.

ii. ENOLA JANE PETERSON1, b. 19 Dec 1862, Richland County, Ohio1; d. 05 Jun 1937, Lucas, Gregory, South Dakota1; m. CYRUS M. BARR1, 12 Aug 1882, Richland County, Ohio1.

iii. JOHN CHARLES PETERSON1, b. 10 Nov 1863, Monroe Twp., Richland County, Ohio1; d. 27 May 1899, Charles Mix County, South Dakota1; m. SAMANTHA JANE GUTHRIE1, 14 Dec 1882, Richland County, Ohio1.

More About JOHN CHARLES PETERSON:

Cause of Death: tornado1


John Charles Peterson and youngest daughter.  Taken about 1898-99.  Both killed in tornado, 5/27/1899.  She was found in her father's arms.  (click on thumbnail image to view larger file)


Earl Peterson (left) and Alvah Peterson (right).  Taken before 1898-99.  Survived storm.  Sons of John Charles Peterson.  (click on thumbnail image to view larger file)

iv. FRANKLIN EMERSON PETERSON1, b. 04 Sep 1865, Richland County, Ohio1; d. 13 Dec 1933, Lexington, Richland, Ohio1; m. ALICE M. HUNT1, 12 Nov 1887, Richland County, Ohio1.

v. ISAAC OLIVER PETERSON1, b. 26 Dec 1867, Monroe Twp., Richland County, Ohio1; d. 02 Aug 1939, Modesto, California1; m. ROSA LEE MOUNTS1.

vi. EFFIE FLORENCE PETERSON1, b. 26 Dec 1868, Richland County, Ohio1; d. Aft. 19331; m. ELLIS L. WILSON1.

vii. MARY ALICE PETERSON1, b. 22 Apr 1871, Monroe Twp., Richland County, Ohio1; d. 03 Dec 1964, Lewiston, Nez Perce, Idaho1; m. EDWARD STAUNTON MCKAY1, 09 Jan 1892, Charles Mix County, South Dakota1.

viii. MARGARET ELIZABETH PETERSON1, b. 12 Jul 1874, Monroe Twp., Richland County, Ohio1; d. 01 Sep 1964, Colfax, Whitman, Washington1; m. WILLIAM EZEKIEL PORTER1, Abt. 1896, South Dakota1.

ix. WADE HAMPTON PETERSON1, b. 26 Jun 1876, Monroe Twp., Richland County, Ohio1; d. 31 May 1958, Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri1; m. (1) ADELINA ISABELLA WEEKLY1, 05 Jul 18971; m. (2) BESSIE MAY MARSH1, 10 Jul 19181.

x. STELLA PETERSON1, b. 22 Aug 1879, Monroe Twp., Richland County, Ohio1; d. 22 Aug 1879, Monroe Twp., Richland County, Ohio1.


Endnotes

1. Ann Johnson.


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