JOHN PETERS, farmer, P. 0. Arcadia, was born in Virginia February 5, 1829. His parents, natives of Virginia,
came to Jefferson County, Ohio, in 1849, and from there to this county. They were parents of ten children: Ann
(deceased wife of J. Laughlin), Catherine (deceased wife of Joseph Cillery), John, Abraham, Mary (wife of Seth
Smith), Elizabeth (wife of George Taylor), David, Susan (wife of John Ribley), Midleton and Savina (both deceased).
The subject of this sketch married, October 9, 1851, Cynthia McFadden, and to them were born eight children - all
living: Ambrose (married to Elizabeth Ewing), Christen J. (wife of John C Thomas), Amos W. (married to Rosa Kamp),
George W. (married to Lucy Kinsel), Ida, Abraham L., Mice and Cavid. Mr. Peters is the owner of a fine farm of
156 acres of well improved land, situate in Section 5, Big Lick Township; in politics he is a Republican.
History of Madison County, Ohio
Published by: Warner, Beers and Company
Chicago, Illinois 1886
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