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Peter David Colley
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Birth: Jan., 1808
Redstone
Fayette County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Oct. 6, 1878
Trenton
Grundy County
Missouri, USA

Peter was a farmer and Inn keeper in Fayette Co., Pa., Gurnsey Co., Oh., and Trenton,Grundy Co., Mo.. Peter inherited about 100 acres and an Inn from his grandfather, Peter Colley (owned Colley Tavern), He sold the 100 acres in 1843 to his Uncle, Solomon Colley,. He left Pa. after the death of his mother, Mary, in 1849. His father, David, died about 1832. Peter is interred in South Evans Cemetery 7 miles E. of Trenton, Mo..

Further research shows that Peter D. arrived in Trenton in 1862 and rented the Bismarck Hotel from 1870 to 1872 he then bought the National House in 1872 and retired from that business in 1877. His partner was Edley Wilson, his son in law (married Elizabeth Colley).

The street address for the National Hotel, 205 E. 10th Court, Trenton, Mo.
The National House was located immediately West of Cullers Hospital, Trenton.

(Information came from Robert Colley who has passed) (bio by: Deanna Sharkey) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Winders Colley (1812 - 1892)
 
 Children:
  Arabella Colley Gibeaut (1833 - 1924)*
  Samuel Winters Colley (1838 - 1928)*
  John William Colley (1840 - 1912)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
South Evans Cemetery
Lincoln Township
Grundy County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: David Griffin
Record added: Aug 08, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40422833
Peter David Colley
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Peter David Colley
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Rest in Peace
- Deanna Sharkey
 Added: Aug. 20, 2009
Rest in Peace
- Deanna Sharkey
 Added: Aug. 20, 2009
 
 
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