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Peter B. Righter
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Birth: Aug. 23, 1804
Saltwell
Harrison County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Dec. 18, 1895
Everson
Marion County
West Virginia, USA

Son of John Righter and Sarah Bigler. Peter married Mary Franklin on May 27, 1826 in Harrison Co., WV.

After the outbreak of civil war, Peter was a well-known Secessionist. He was reported to the military authorities and on June 21, 1861, Capt. Cable of Co. I, 20th Ohio, along with his men approached the Righter home. The troops were fired upon, killing 1 and wounding 3 or 4 more. They retreated to Shinnston and after reinforcements were called in, the next day again approached the Righter home. This time they found the home deserted. The home and barns were burned and all the horses taken to Mannington. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Righter (1762 - 1820)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Franklin Righter (1808 - 1890)*
 
 Children:
  Infant Righter (____ - 1827)*
  Infant Righter (____ - 1828)*
  Maria Righter Fleming (1839 - 1931)*
  Samantha Righter (1843 - 1844)*
 
 Sibling:
  Abraham Righter (1802 - 1884)*
  Peter B. Righter (1804 - 1895)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Righter Cemetery
Saltwell
Harrison County
West Virginia, USA
 
Created by: kellybean
Record added: May 14, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 110529593
Peter B. Righter
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