|Birth: ||Jan. 16, 1837|
|Death: ||Mar. 3, 1913|
Peter Blizzard spent his youth in western Ohio and when 16 came west to Fulton County where he sister lived. He later returned to his boyhood home and on 11 July 1862 married Sarah Lenhart. They spent the first of their married life in Ohio, the next 2 years in Iowa; then to a farm near Houstonville, Champaign County, then Urbana, next to a farm 3 miles south of Gibson City, finally retiring to his home in Gibson about 6 years ago. To Mr. Blizzard and his wife, 8 children were born, 4 preceding him in death. Remaining are Mrs. Ida A. Morris, South Union, William H., South Union, Mrs. Isa D. Knapp, Houstonville, and Jay B., Gibson City.
In addition, he is survived by his wife and nine grandchildren.
He passed away in the presence of his family.
-- Information taken from the Gibson Courier newspaper, 7 March 1913
Created by: Rosemary Kurtz
Record added: Apr 09, 2011
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