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Arminda Barton "Minnie" Peckenpaugh Chiles
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Birth: Jan. 27, 1854
Cameron
Warren County
Illinois, USA
Death: Feb. 6, 1908
Persia
Harrison County
Iowa, USA

Arminda (Minnie) Barton Peckenpaugh Chiles (almost 54) was the second child of eleven children born to Harvey Barton Peckenpaugh and Sarah Ann Lyon of Cameron, IL.

Her lineage is as follows: Aminda Barton Peckenpaugh 5, Harvey Barton Peckenpaugh 4, Henry Peckenpaugh 3, George Peter Peckenpaugh 2, Johan Adam Beckenbach 1.

When Minnie was 13 yrs. old, her parents came to Harrison county in Nov. 1867 and settled near Reeder's Mill, Jefferson Twp, where her father worked in a sawmill.

In December 28, 1869, she was united in marriage to William CHILES, who was a son of Isaac and Eliza Jane (Stoner) CHILES, who were the parents of four sons—Andrew, William, George and Joseph. The parents were natives of Ohio.

After their marriage, her husband worked his father's, Isaac Childs, farm one year, when he bought eighty acres of wild land, of which he broke about fifty acres the first year, also built a house 14x18 feet, one story in height; built outbuildings, etc.

This comprises a part of Mrs. Minnie CHILES' present farm, which now consists of one hundred and twenty acres, all under a high state of cultivation. When Minnie was older she had a farm of 120 acres all under a high state of cultivation.
They had five children:
1. Emmet M. Chiles b. Jan 12 1871, Harrison Co. m.Nellie & lived in Cherokee, Iowa.
2. Charles "Charley" Newton Chiles b. Fe. 15, 1873
3. Lulie Bell Chiles b. Oct. 5, 1874 in Iowa
4. Andrew Jackson Chiles b. Oct. 8 1876 in Iowa m. Fannie A. & lived in Jefferson Co. Iowa.
5. Isaac E. Chiles b. Aug. 13, 1879 died early
Mrs. Minnie CHILES, wife of William CHILES, deceased, and a resident of sections 11 and 12, in Union Township, where she owns one hundred and twenty acres, came to Harrison County in the month of November, 1867, in company with her parents, who settled near Reeder's Mills, in Jefferson Township, where her father worked in a sawmill.

In December, 1869, she was united in marriage to William CHILES, who was a son of Isaac and Eliza CHILES, who were the parents of four sons—Andrew, William, George and Joseph. The parents were natives of Ohio. After the marriage of our subject, her husband worked his father's farm one year, when he bought eighty acres of wild land, of which he broke about fifty acres the first year, also built a house 14x18 feet, one story in height; built outbuildings, etc. This comprises a part of Mrs. CHILES' present farm, which now consists of one hundred and twenty acres, all under a high state of cultivation.

Minnie Peckenpaugh Chiles was born in Illinois in 1854 and her parents, Harvey and Sarah A. PECKENPAUGH were both natives of Indiana. Her father came to Illinois in 1831 and to Iowa in 1867. They reared a family of eleven children, as follows: Rose A., Minnie, Clarissa, Bell, Hettie, Ellen, Lillie, Stella, William A., Elza and Bird.


Mr. William CHILES was born in Indiana in 1846, and lived in Harrison County thirty years of his life, and died January 31, 1888.

Source: 1891 Harrison County Iowa History, pp. 298-299
 
 
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 Parents:
  Harvey Barton Peckenpaugh (1831 - 1898)
  Sarah Ann Lyen Peckenpaugh (1834 - 1918)
 
 Spouse:
  William M. Chiles (1846 - 1888)
 
 Children:
  Emmett M. Chiles (1871 - 1953)*
  Andrew Jackson Chiles (1876 - 1935)*
  Isaac H. Childs (1879 - 1884)*
 
 Siblings:
  Rosanna Peckenpaugh Armstrong (1852 - 1902)*
  Arminda Barton Peckenpaugh Chiles (1854 - 1908)
  Harriette Peckenpaugh Cuppy (1860 - 1914)*
  Stella Peckenpaugh Day (1867 - 1927)*
  William Andrew Peckenpaugh (1869 - 1960)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Valley View Cemetery
Persia
Harrison County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Evelyn Rowe Nelson
Record added: Nov 03, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31110823
Arminda Barton Minnie <i>Peckenpaugh</i> Chiles
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Arminda Barton Minnie <i>Peckenpaugh</i> Chiles
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