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Ezeriah O. "Ezra" Pepper, Sr
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Birth: Mar. 4, 1802
South Carolina, USA
Death: 1889
Jackson Parish
Louisiana, USA

Second child of Samuel and Anna Harper Pepper. (Above date of birth taken from his brother Zedekiah's family Bible.) Born in the Pendleton District of South Carolina, he moved with his parents around 1813 to Lawrence County, MS where his father was a Justice of the Peace. Ezeriah married Rolda (sometimes Rhoda) Roberts in Lawrence County, MS May 11, 1827. Around 1840, Ezra moved his family to Union County, AR where he became a Justice of the Peace for Johnson Township. Around 1859, Ezra moved to the Jackson/Winn Parish area near the Walker community. He would live out the rest of his life here. He died sometime around 1889 and was buried in Transport Cemetery. Ezeriah and Rolda are the founders of the Pepper line in the Winn/Jackson Parish area.

Father of eight children:
1. Jessie B. Pepper
2. Ezeriah Pepper Jr.
3. Elisha Pepper
4. James Pepper
5. Elizabeth Pepper
6. Mary Ann Pepper
7. Athelia Geneva Pepper
8. Theodosia Pepper 
Family links: 
  Samuel Pepper (1778 - 1845)
  Anna Harper Pepper (1784 - 1853)
  Rolda Roberts Pepper (1807 - 1889)*
  Jesse B. Pepper (1828 - ____)*
  Elisha Pepper (1831 - 1909)*
  Ezeriah O Pepper (1834 - 1904)*
  James Benjamine Pepper (1836 - 1918)*
  Elizabeth Pepper Craig (1838 - 1876)*
  Mary Ann Pepper Craig (1842 - 1870)*
  Athelia Geneva Pepper Terral (1847 - 1924)*
  Theodosia Peppers Anders (1852 - 1946)*
  Zedekiah Pepper (1800 - 1886)*
  Ezeriah O. Pepper (1802 - 1889)
  Samuel Pepper (1815 - 1845)*
  John Pepper (1817 - 1888)*
  Anna Pepper Matthews (1821 - 1890)*
*Calculated relationship
Transport Cemetery
Winn Parish
Louisiana, USA
Plot: Row 18, Plot 13
Created by: Lora Peppers
Record added: Sep 30, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 59430463
Ezeriah O. Ezra Pepper, Sr
Added by: John Hinton " Johnny"
Ezeriah O. Ezra Pepper, Sr
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Ezeriah O. Pepper, is my Great, Great Grandfather. My Great Grandmother, his daughter, is Mary Ada Pepper Temple.
- Bob Watt
 Added: Jun. 2, 2015

- Sue Wells Smith
 Added: Jan. 29, 2015

- Lloyd Cannon
 Added: Dec. 31, 2010
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