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Dr Ambrose Peffer
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Birth: Sep. 6, 1863
Cumberland County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: May 23, 1926
Cumberland County
Pennsylvania, USA

Ambrose Peffer, 25, born Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, son of Wiliam G. & Rebecca G. Peffer, and Blanche A. Sassaman, 27, born Union County, Pennsylvania, daughter of Aug. S. & Sophia Sassaman, were married June 13, 1889 at Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania. (Source: Marriage License)

Ambrose Peffer, 56, born Pennsylvania, son of William G. & Rebecca (Washmurd) Peffer, and Elizabeth Porter, 52, born Pennsylvania, daughter of Emmanuel & Elizabeth (Smith) Wolf, were married August 25, 1920 at Dillsburg, York County, Pennsylvania. Ambrose's previous wife died November 14, 1913; Elizabeth's previous husband died December 17, 1913. (Source: Marriage License)

Dr. Ambrose Peffer, coroner of Cumberland county (sic), died Sunday after at 2 o'clock in the Carlisle Hospital. Death was due from heart trouble, from which he has been ill since May 1.

Doctor Peffer, who was the son of William Glancy and Rebecca Washwood Peffer, was a member of an old and prominent Cumberland county (sic) family, and was for many years a physician in Carlisle and Dillsburg.

Doctor Peffer was a native of Carlisle where he made his home until about six years ago, when he moved to Newville. He was at one time physician at the Cumberland County Home and Hospital for the Insane.

He was serving his second term as coroner, having succeeded Dr. J.H. Dearhoff, of Mechanicsburg. He was elected on the Democratic ticket.

Doctor Peffer, who was 61 years old, was taken to the Carlisle Hospital on May 18, when his condition became serious. He is survive by his wife, one daughter from a former marriage, and a sister.

The Gettysburg Times (Gettysburg, PA) Monday Evening, May 24, 1926; pg. 2, col. 5

Family links: 
  William Glancy Peffer (1833 - 1895)
  Rebecca G. Washwood Peffer (1846 - 1920)
  Elizabeth Wolf Peffer (1867 - 1949)
  Iva G. Peffer (1861 - 1931)*
  Ambrose Peffer (1863 - 1926)
*Calculated relationship
Dillsburg Cemetery
York County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section 1, Row 26, Stone 10
Created by: Peggy Bargen Duey
Record added: Oct 05, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 118202508
Dr Ambrose Peffer
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Dr Ambrose Peffer
Added by: Brenda & Pete
Dr Ambrose Peffer
Added by: Brenda & Pete
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