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Re: Joanna Peacher, b. 1806 KY
Posted by: TODD BECKHAM (ID *****4356) Date: July 13, 2004 at 06:22:30
In Reply to: Joanna Peacher, b. 1806 KY by Susan Allen of 160

Joanna Peacher/Pitcher was not born in Ky but Orange Co. Va. The family moved to KY c. 1808. The father of her children was William THurman. She never married. He was already married.

Also known as Johannah or Joan Peacher. Family lore has it that Jonannah never married but was known as the "Widow Pitcher". She is probably buried in an
unmarked grave at the James and Beckham Cemetery on Goebel Dean's farm Cummins Ferr y RD.Mercer Co. KY.
According to Woodford County tax lists Joanna Pitcher owned 3 acres near the KY river.
Census 1840 Woodford Ky
Joan Pitcher
1m under 5 (Thomas J)
1f under 5 (Rebecca)
1f 5-10 (Margaret)
1f 15- 20 (Lucinda)
1f 40-50 (Joanna)

1850 Woodford CO.
405/419 Joanna Peacher 44 VA
Rebecca Peacher 14 KY

395/410 Household of William Moore
Margaret Pitcher 11 or 15 KY

341/355 Household of Alexander Kearby
Thomas J. Pitcher 19 KY

Mercer CO. 1860
Levi Dearinger 37
Margaret 24

Woodford Co 1860
358/340 Richard Carr 24
Rebecca Carr 24
Parthenia Carr 2
Joanah Pitcher 50 VA

Mercer Co. 1870
50 Levi Derringer 47
Margaret 30
Wm D 10
Felix M 8
Tilford 6
Joannah Pitcher 66

Household Record 1880 United States Census
Relation Mar. Status Gde r Race Age B'place Occu. F b'place M B'place
Levi DERRINGER Self M Male W 55 KY Farmer KY KY
Elithebeth DERRINGER Wife M Female W 44 KY Keeping House KY V A
William D. DERRINGER Son S Male W 19 KY Farmer KY VA
Felix DERRINGER Son S Male W 18 KY Farmer KY VA
Tilford DERRINGER Son S Male W 15 KY Farmer KY VA
Joanna M. DERRINGER Dau S Female W 7 KY KY VA
Emry J. DERRINGER Dau S Fe male W 5 KY KY VA
Joanna PEACHER Mother W Female W 75 VA At Home VA VA

Source Information:
Census Place Mcafee, Mercer, Kentucky

Cordie Jenkins said that Joanna Peacher became mad one night when everyone was sitting down for dinner and took her shoe off and threw it at someone in the kitchen. She said that Margaret smoked a corn cobb pipe. This is all passed down so it might have merit or might not.

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