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The Peffley, Peffly, Pefley Families in America, A historical and genealogical record of the Peffley, Peffly and Pefley families from 1729-1938; Published in 1938, By May Miller Frost and Clarence Earl Frost

Call Number: R929.2 P375 272--

ABRAHAM PEFFLEY (son of No. 136) married:

1--Jan. 19th, 1850 in Putnam Co., Ind., MARA ANN CRODIAN, born Dec. 6th, 1825, died May 24th, 1886 buried in Blakesburg Cemetery.(dau. of HENRY C. and MARA CRODIAN). Henry was born Jan. 1st, 1795 died Dec. 22nd, 1874. His wife was born Jan. 16th, 1787, died May 7th, 1874. Both buried at Blakesburg Cemetery.

2--July 24th, 1887 at Ladoga, Ind., AMANDA S. SHAVER, born Sept. 12th, 1855. Abraham went to Putnam Co., in 1830, where his father settled on the banks of Raccoon Creek in Russell township. Abraham became a prominent farmer. He inherited the Peffley mechanical trait. After the death of his first wife he moved to Ladoga where he spent the remainder of his life. His old home in Putnam Co., is still standing, but the school house nearby has burned down. This was known as the Cairo school and all of his children received their education there.

The following records of his children are from Abraham's bible, now in possession of his son Frank Peffley, Russellville, Ind.

Issue: All born in Putnam Co., Ind.

1--SARAH JANE PEFFLEY, b. 12-7-1850.

2--REBEKAH PEFFLEY, b. 3-9-1852, d. 4-28-1890.

3--HENRY LUCIEN PEFFLEY, b. 8-6-1853.

4--JOHN FRANKLIN PEFFLEY, b. 2-10-1856.

5--DANIEL PEFFLEY, b. 11-29-1857, d. 12-16-1930.

6--MARA ELLEN PEFFLEY, b. 12-14-1859.


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