|Birth: ||Nov. 18, 1833|
|Death: ||May 13, 1891|
PETER NOFFSINGER, farmer, Section 35, P.O. Monrovia, is a native of Ohio, and was born in Monroe County, Nov. 18, 1832. When ten years of age his father , Peter Noffsinger, with his family, including the subject of this biography, emigrated to Missouri, Locating in Nodaway County, where he has since been a resident with the exception of about three years; during the war he was in the government employ as assistant wagon master. Previous to coming to Kansas he spent a considerable length of time in Nebraska. Mr. Noffsinger has a fine farm, and is one of the solid farmers of the county. He married Miss Margaret Martin in Nodaway County, Mo., she is the daughter of Levi E., William A., Missouri A., Martin L., Johnnie, Amanda, Maggie, Lona, Clara and Mollie.
Peter Noffsinger, Jr. was born in Monroe County, Ohio, November 18, 1833 to Peter and Frances (Keen) Noffsinger. When he was ten years old his family moved to Nodaway County, Missouri. In 1853, he married Margaret Martin, daughter of Levi Martin and Anna Aller/Allen. He moved his family to Atchison County, Kansas, in 1858 or 1859, where their mailing address was P. O. Box Monrovia. Here he purchase 400 acres of which he gave land for a country school (Noffsinger School) and a cemetery (Noffsinger Cemetery). During the Civil War he worked for the government as an assistant wagon master between Kansas City and Denver, Colorado. He and Margaret had ten children:Julia, William (Bill), Missouri 'Ann', Levi, John, Amanda, Margaret, Lona, Clara and Maude. They, also, raised a foster son, Robert Johnson Ackley. Peter was orginially buried, in the Noffsinger Cemetery, but Margaret moved his body to the Effingham Cemetery in the early 1900's. His orginial monument still remains at the Noffsinger Cemetery.
Peter Noffsinger (____ - 1859)
Frances Keene Noffsinger (1793 - 1878)
Clara Noffsinger Best (1875 - 1939)*
James Noffsinger (1813 - 1878)*
Samuel Noffsinger (1822 - 1870)*
Martha Noffsinger Kennedy (1826 - 1900)*
Peter Noffsinger (1833 - 1891)
Peter Noffsinger (1833 - 1891)*
Note: Peter Noffsinger's body was moved from the Noffsinger cemetery and reburied in the Effingham cemetery by his wife Margaret. His memorial number for final interment is # 40582026
Created by: Stephen Nottingham
Record added: Aug 05, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55890045