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BIOGRAPHY: Peters family of Bibb County, Alabama

This is an excerpt from the book Compiled records of BIBB COUNTY, ALABAMA PIONEERS VOLUME I: Biographies Genealogy Reports, Notes & Records

PETERS FAMILY

The Peters family in Bibb County, Alabama migrated from to South Carolina. Then they traveled on to Bibb county, Alabama where many settled before the 1850 census. George Peters born around 1790 in Italy was the head of the family.

His children were:

  1. Thomas W. Peters born 1827 South Carolina. He married Sarah James, daughter of Adam and Synthia Elizabeth “Betsy” James around 1853 and they moved to Perry County, Alabama.
  2. Marcus L. Peters born 1830 South Carolina. He served in the Confederacy in the 20th Reg. Company F as a private and was captured Dec. 16, 1864 in Nashville and became a prisoner of war . In the 1910 census of Bibb County, he is listed as a widower and living next door to Adam Cox and Henry Steele. He died Feb. 6, 1910 in Bibb County, Alabama.
  3. Catherine Peters was born 1833 South Carolina and still unmarried in 1850 and 1860 census in Bibb County, Alabama.
  4. Harriett was born 1834 in South Carolina and unmarried in 1850 and 1860 census in Bibb County, Alabama.
  5. Jane was born 1836 in South Carolina and unmarried in 1850 and 1860 census in Bibb County, Alabama.
  6. Allen Peters was born 1838 in Alabama and unmarried in 1850 and 1860 census.

Other unidentified PETERS buried in Bibb County, Alabama according to Baptist of Bibb County by Howard McCord, who may or may not be relatedinclude:

Isabella Church Cemetery- at Isabella, AL 8 miles east of Maplesville, off Ala Hwy 22 to the left

W. Joseph Peters – April 15, 1859 – July 30 , 1936

Mary Jane Barnett, wife of Wm. Peters, June 25, 1864- May 31, 1954

Edith Louise Peters Feb. 22, 19170 Aug 19, 1922

PLEASANT HILL #1 CHURCH CEMETERY – PRESBYTERIAN – 5 MILE WEST FROM CENTREVILLE OFF HWY 82 ON PLEASANT HILL CHURCH ROAD.

Thomas Peters – no dates, CSA Marker Co. A 6 Alabama Cav.

SIX MILE CHURCH CEMETERY #1 at SIX MILE, 9 miles north of Centreville off Hwy 25

William Joseph Peters, September 30, 1815- July 20, 1878

Compiled records of BIBB COUNTY, ALABAMA PIONEERS VOLUME I: Biographies Genealogy Reports, Notes & Records

During the “Alabama Fever” period of United States history, early settlers migrated to Alabama from North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Mississippi, Georgia, Kentucky, and Tennessee in search of more land to grow tobacco and/or distance themselves from the Revolutionary War. Bibb County, Alabama Pioneers Volume I focuses on the pioneer families of FREDERICK MONROE JAMES (b. 1793-d. 1863) ADAM JAMES (1800-1884) HOPKINS LEE (b. 1765-d. 1834) STEELE FAMILY (who immigrated from S.C. ca. 1780), WILLIAM WRIGHT, (b. 1778 SC) and GEORGE PETERS (b. 1790 Italy) Genealogy reports with supporting evidence, notes, brief biographies, wills, deeds and census records, when available are included – descendant surnames include: ADAMS, ARNOLD, AVERY, BAKER, BAMBERG, BARNES, BATES, BLAKE, BISHOP, BOLING, BOLLING, BOSCHUNG, BOYD, BRACKNELL, BRADLEY, BRAG, BRANSDORF, BROADHEAD, BURNS, CANTERBURY, CARDEN, CARR, CARROLL, CAUSEY, CATES, CHAMPION, CLARY, CONWAY, COOK, COOPER, COTTINGHAM, CREEL, CREWS, CROCKER, CRUNK, DAUGHERTY, DAILEY, DIXON, DOCKERY, DOVER, DREOLIA, DUGGAN, EASTERWOOD, ERVIN, FAIR, FARMER, FAUCETT, FAUCETTE, FERGUSON, FIKES, FONDREN, FRANCIS, FRIDAY, FRY, FULGHAM, GEORGE, GOLDEN, GREATHOUSE, GRIFFIN, HANCOCK, HAND, HART, HAYES, HILL, HOLLAND, HORTON, HUBBARD, INGRAM, ILES, JACKSON, JAMES, JOHNSTON, KINNAIRD, KIRBY, KORNEGAY, KROUT, LAGRONE, LAND, LARKIN, LEE, LEMLEY, LEWIS, LEVERT, LIGHTSEY, MADDOX, MAJOR, MARTIN, MASON, MCALLEN, MCBRIDE, MCCALEB, MCCULLEY, MCDOWELL, MCLEOD, MCMILLAN, MEDDERS, MEIGS, MERPHY, MESSER, MILLER, MILLS, MITCHELL, MONTGOMERY, MUELLER, MURPHY, MYRICK, NICHOLS, OGLESBY, OWENS, PALMER, PARKER, PEARSON, PETER, PETERS, PETERSON, PHELPS, PIERSON, QUINN, RAGLAN, RAGLAND, RAINES, REACH, REED, RITCHIE, ROAN, ROBINSON, SATTERWHITE, SHAW, SHOWS, SHUTTLESWORTH, SMITH, SNIPES, STACEY, STACY, STAMPS, STARLING, STEELE, STEFANICK, STEWARD, STEWART, STRICKLAND, THOMPSON, TIBBS, TUCKER, TURNER, VARNEL, VERNON, WAGGONER, WAGONER, WALKER, WALLACE, WARD, WOOD, WOODWARD, WOOLLEY, WRIGHT, WYATT, YEAGER, YOUNG

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