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Rev George William Peterkin
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Birth: Mar. 21, 1841
Clear Spring
Washington County
Maryland, USA
Death: Sep. 22, 1916
Parkersburg
Wood County
West Virginia, USA

He studied at the University of Virginia. Enlisted April 21, 1861. Promoted sergeant 1861. Elected junior lieutenant April 19, 1862. Promoted first lieutenant and Aide-de-camp on Gen. W. N. Pendleton's staff, June, 1862. Surrendered at Appomattox Court House, Apr. 9, 1865. He then entered the Theological seminary of Virginia, at Alexandria, and was graduated in June, 1868. On May 30, 1878, he was consecrated bishop of West Virginia.

Missionary in Brazil and Puerto Rico. Married twice.
 
 
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 Spouses:
  Constance Gardner Lee Peterkin (____ - 1877)
  Marion MacIntosh Stewart Peterkin (1849 - 1942)*
 
 Children:
  William Gardner Peterkin (1870 - 1941)*
  Constance Lee Peterkin (1872 - 1948)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Confederate Officer. Born in MD. Minister. Missionary to Brazil and Puerto Rico. Married twice. Died in Parkersburg, WV. Subject of 1929 biography.
 
Burial:
Hollywood Cemetery
Richmond
Richmond City
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: George Seitz
Record added: May 25, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6446004
Rev George William Peterkin
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- sassytazzy
 Added: Sep. 18, 2010
Establish us, therefore, O God, as a Confederacy of states, and build us up on that rock of eternal truth against which the gates of hell shall not prevail.
- George Seitz
 Added: Apr. 27, 2007

- grave hunter
 Added: Oct. 29, 2004
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