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Darius Peden
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Birth: Aug. 5, 1802
Centerville
Washington County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jun. 2, 1863
Salem
Washington County
Indiana, USA

Darius was born to dedicated Quakers, Alexander Peden and his 2nd wife, Abigail Walton. He grew up with his half brother Thomas and siblings Ann, Obediah, Jesse, Lydia, Joseph, Rachel, Alexander and Margaret Peden.

After his parents died he married Jane Hayden in about 1827. Two children were born to them in PA, Sarah and Alexander. The family then moved to Clark Co, IN. and are in the 1830 US Census and were still living there in 1849. Charles, Thomas J., William N., Elizabth and Martha were born to them in Indiana. Darius transferred from Westland Quaker M.M. to Blue River in Indiana.

Darius purchased 40 acres in WA Co., from the Bureau of Land Management on Sept. 20th 1839. Certificate #115166, accession/serial #: IN2780.127 was issued 09/20/1849. He was shown as being from Clark Co. IN at the time of the purchase.

1850 us census gave his occupation as a miller. His wife died at age 47 and he at age 60. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Alexander Peden (1762 - 1825)
  Abigail Walton Peden (1771 - 1825)
 
 Spouse:
  Jane Hayden Peden (1804 - 1854)
 
 Children:
  Sarah Peden (1828 - 1855)*
  Alexander Peden (1831 - 1915)*
  Charles Peden (1832 - 1920)*
  Thomas J Peden (1834 - 1889)*
  William N Peden (1836 - 1915)*
  Elizabeth Peden (1839 - 1859)*
  Martha Peden (1841 - 1850)*
 
 Siblings:
  Thomas Peden (1792 - 1868)**
  Lydia Peden Stewart (1797 - 1843)*
  Ann Peden (1798 - ____)*
  Jesse Peden (1800 - 1878)*
  Darius Peden (1802 - 1863)
  Joseph Peden (1804 - 1901)*
  Rachel Peden Brown (1808 - 1867)*
  Alexander Peden (1810 - 1843)*
  Margaret Peden (1812 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Mount Zion Cemetery
Salem
Washington County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Waunita M Herron
Record added: Apr 18, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88706907
Darius Peden
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Darius Peden
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Added by: Andrea Leichtman Odell
 
 
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Darius is my G. Grandmother Rachel Peden Brown's brother. She is buried in Vermillion Co. IN.
- Waunita M Herron
 Added: May. 6, 2013
 
 
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