Pvt Ezra Peterson

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Pvt Ezra Peterson

  • Birth 13 Dec 1794 Pike Run, Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 13 Jun 1854 Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Geneva, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 43614590

Ezra was the husband of Mary "Polly" (McFadden) Peterson (1793-1867) and the son of James Edward (Sutton) Peterson and Elizabeth (Abbott) Peterson. He married Mary on July 8, 1813 in Crawford County, Pennsylvania. Ezra and Mary had at least nine children including: David, Rosanna, Theophilus, Jesse, Elizabeth, Ragan, Howard, Isaiah and Sarah Peterson. Of note: Ezra's grandfather was Thomas Coates Sutton (1715-1803). Ezra's father, James Edward Peterson, actually changed his surname after the Revoultionary War, but before 1793, from "Sutton" to "Peterson." His family used the surname "Peterson" from that point on.

War of 1812. Served in Captain Thomas Hamlin's Co. 137 Reg. PA Military Infantry from January 1, 1814 to February 8, 1814. His Record of Burial Place of Veteran--Crawford County PA indicates that he is buried in Grave 1 of Old Geneva in Greenwood Twp. and has a marble headstone. 59y 6m.



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  • Created by: Bob Galmish
  • Added: 27 Oct 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 43614590
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Ezra Peterson (13 Dec 1794–13 Jun 1854), Find A Grave Memorial no. 43614590, citing Old Geneva Cemetery, Geneva, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Bob Galmish (contributor 46790177) .