Biography of Elijah Peterson
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ELIJAH PETERSON, retired farmer, P. 0. London, was born in Clark County, Ohio, January 30, 1825. He is the son of Michael and Susan Peterson, natives of Hardy County, Va., of German descent. He received his education in Clark and Madison Counties, and adopted the occupation of a farmer, which he has since followed. He was married, in 1848, to Mary Wilbur, by whom he had three children, viz.: Barger, married and living on the home farm; Clanton' a teacher, also married; and Cadmus, a farmer, married and at present living in London. Mrs. Peterson died in 1881. Mr. Peterson is a Republican in politics, and for eighteen years served as an officer of Paint Township. He owns a farm of 240 acres, well improved and most of it highly cultivated. Mr. Peterson has retired from the active duties of life, and is now taking the rest that his years merit, while the work of his farm is being performed by younger and stronger hands.

From:
History of Madison County, Ohio
Published by: W. H. Beers and Company
Chicago, Illinois
1883


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