Tuesday, September 07, 2010

Tombstone Tuesday: George & Catherine PEEPLES

George and Catherine (McMILLEN) PEEPLES are buried in the Washington-Lawson Cemetery in Union Township, Marshall County, Indiana.  They are Eileen's maternal 2nd-great grandparents.

George was born September 24, 1836 in Miami County, Indiana, the son of Hugh A.B. and Patsey (FISHER) PEEPLES.  Catherine was born circa 1849 in Indiana, daughter of James E. and Julia (________) McMILLEN.   They were married on October 22, 1867 in Marshall County, Indiana.

George served in the Civil War as a Private in Company D, 9th Indiana Volunteer Infantry. After the war, he was a farmer in Union Township, Marshall County, Indiana.

George and Catherine had 5 children, but only 3 daughters survived into adulthood.

Catherine died April 26, 1916 in Culver, Marshall County, Indiana.  George followed on January 15, 1918 in Culver.

Source: Washington-Lawson Cemetery (Marshall County, Indiana), George and Catherine Peebles marker, photographed by Travis LeMaster, 4 September 2010.

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