submitted by Lee H Waters
A “First Family” of Macoupin County IL.
SIMON PETER was born January 21, 1792 in Kentucky, and died April 12, 1877 in Brighton Macoupin Co IL. He married HANNAH HUGHES, b June 13, 1804 in Nashville TN, d March 04, 1875 in Brighton Macoupin Co IL.
Children of Simon Peter and Hannah Hughes are:
i. MARY FRANCIS PETER, b. June 28, 1823; d. March 10, 1903, Brighton Macoupin County IL.
ii. ISABELLE ANNE PETER, b. January 06, 1825; d. November 12, 1904, Brighton Macoupin Co IL.
iii. ELIZABETH HUGHES PETER, b. February 04, 1827; d. August 1887.
iv. THOMAS COKE PETER, b. December 20, 1828; d. August 1909, Aurora, MO.
v. RICHARD HAMILTON PETER, b. March 14, 1831; d. January 28, 1917, Portland, OR.
vi. HARRIET AMANDA PETER, b. September 21, 1833; d. June 1927, Duluth, MN.
vii. SIMON J PETER, b. March 31, 1836, Carlinville IL.; d. November 09, 1923, Pawnee OK. He married MARY ANN GRAHAM, daughter of Milo Graham and Hannah Dugger, (See First Family Graham Information), 11 children.
viii. EMELY WHITEHEAD PETER, b. June 12, 1838; d. May 16, 1914.
ix. WILLIAM HENERY PETER, b. August 28, 1840; d. October 01, 1865, Died from army services.
x. SAMUEL PETER, b. September 05, 1842; d. December 31, 1862, Killed in battle.
xi. MARTHA MILBOURN PETER, b. May 15, 1845; d. June 19, 1893, Brighton IL.
xii. EVELINE PETER, b. August 01, 1848; d. June 30, 1931, Alton IL.
For more information on this family, contact:
Lee H Waters
3304 South Harrison
Amarillo, TX 79109-3732
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