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Re: Peavler in Illinois
Posted by: Bruce D. Carroll Date: June 08, 2001 at 14:40:12
In Reply to: Peavler in Illinois by Jeanie Morgan of 286

Jeanie:

Charles M. Peavler is my great, great uncle and is a first cousin to the Charles M. (Marshall) Peavler that Alan mentioned.

Your Charles is the son of Jacob Peavler and Frances Nelms. Jacob is a younger brother of Henry Peavler and Frances is a younger sister to Sarah "Sally" Nelms.

Your Charles was born in 1856 in Sullivan Co., TN near Kingsport. He married Rebecca Reese 2 Jul 1876 in Jefferson Co., IL. I do not have much information on their children but here is what I have :

Carrie D. Peavler b. 1878 d. 1937 (F)
Delbert Peavler (M)
Gabriel Peavler (M)
Hills [name or nickname ???] Peavler (M)
Willis or William Peavler (M)
Nell Peavler (F)
Frances Peavler (F)
Marie Peavler (F)

I have no further information on Charles so do not know if he continued to live there and died in Jefferson Co., IL or went further west. Many Peavlers went to Linn Co., MO.

Jacob brought his family from Sullivan Co., TN to Jefferson Co., (Spring Garden village and township area & Pendleton Township) after the Civil War. He was the third of four brothers - Henry, James, Jacob and Gabriel. Gabriel came to Spring Garden much earlier. Jacob was a blacksmith by trade and also a Northern sympathiser during the war. Because of the economy and his northern sympathies he did not do well in business in the post war era.

I have more information if you are interested. You may contact me at: marbrucar@aol.com

Bruce



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