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 Ezeriah O. “Ezra” Pepper, Sr

Ezeriah O. “Ezra” Pepper, Sr

Birth
South Carolina, USA
Death 1889 (aged 86–87)
Jackson Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial Dodson, Winn Parish, Louisiana, USA
Plot Row 18, Plot 13
Memorial ID 59430463 · View Source
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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


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  • Created by: Lora Peppers
  • Added: 30 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 59430463
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ezeriah O. “Ezra” Pepper, Sr (4 Mar 1802–1889), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59430463, citing Transport Cemetery, Dodson, Winn Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Lora Peppers (contributor 46565786) .