Friday, November 17, 2006

Today in my database : Ruth Anne Duffey (b. November 17, 1847)

Today's featured relative in my database is my wife's maternal 2nd-great grandmother, Ruth Anne Duffey.

Ruth was born November 17, 1847 in Logan, Hocking Co., OH, the daughter of Daniel and Susanna (Freese) Duffey. Ruth married on September 17, 1863 in Dora, Wabash Co., IN to Thomas Jefferson Pefley, son of Solomon and Francis (Roof) Pefley. Thomas was born May 24, 1840 in Eaton, Preble Co., OH and died February 9, 1935 in Dana, Jackson Co., IN. Ruth died January 9, 1942 in Dora, Wabash Co., IN.

Children of Thomas Jefferson and Ruth Anne (Duffey) Pefley are as follows :
i. Sherman John Pefley b. October 17, 1864 Wabash Co., IN, d. May 9, 1962 Wabash Co., IN., m. Rose Tucker
ii. Albert Duffey Pefley b. January 12, 1867 Wabash Co., IN., d. April 20, 1964 Wabash Co., IN., m. Sarah May Peoples
iii. Florence Belle Pefley b. October 16, 1869 Wabash Co., IN., d. 1958 Wabash Co., IN.

My wife descends from Thomas Jefferson and Ruth Anne (Duffey) Pefley through their son, Albert, as follows :
Ruth Anne Duffey and Thomas Jefferson Pefley
Albert Duffey Pefley and Sarah May Peoples (her great-grandparents)

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