The Peffley, Peffly, Pefley Families in America, A historical
and genealogical record of the Peffley, Peffly and Pefley
families from 1729-1938; Published in 1938, By May Miller Frost
and Clarence Earl Frost
Call Number: R929.2 P375
1257 - SAMUEL PEFLEY (son of No.1065) married in Botetourt Co., Va. (by Rev. Joel Crumpacker) Dec.
15th, 1831 HANNAH STOVER, born near Bedford Springs, Va., (5
miles from Natural Bridge) Feb. 7th, 1813, died Nov. 26th, 1889
(dau. of GEORGE and ANNA (Rader) STOVER). (see
No.1191 see also Thomas
Robinson letters, under John Peffley No.551.)
Hannah's father, George Stover settled at Amsterdam, Botetourt Co., in 1792 and afterwards removed to the "Big Lick," now Roanoke, Va. George inherited a small estate from the Price family. He also owned a one half interest in a distillery at the foot of Mills Mountain, on Tinker Creek, which he conducted for five years. He bought a farm adjoining the Tombstone Graveyard and lived there until Sept. 1st 1832, when he sold the farm and moved to Cont. Co., Ind. Here he settled on Hawk Creek, near Ladoga. He was a member of the Church of the Brethren, later a member of the Christian Church at Ladoga, Indiana. He had twelve children: Joseph, (married Elizabeth Pefley), Hannah, Mary, Sarah, George Rader, Samuel, Daniel C., Benjamin F., Catherine, John Price, Margaret, and Abraham H.
Samuel and Hannah Pefley moved to Indiana with the George Stover family. He homesteaded 160 acres of land five miles east of Ladoga, where they reared all of their children. He and his wife were members of the old Hawk Creek Christian Church, south of Ladoga (still in use). Samuel moved to Linn Co., Iowa in 1870.
Issue: All born near Ladoga, Ind.
1 - LEWIS PEFLEY, b. 1832, d. 1-29-1895.
2 - GEORGE W. PEFLEY, b. 7-7-1834, d Apr. 1860.
3 - CATHERINE ANN PEFLEY, b. 8-2-1836.
4 - WILLIAM R. PEFLEY, b. 1-6-1838, d. 3-18- 1914.
5 - MOSES PEFLEY, b. 9-6-1840, d. 8-3-1870, Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Indiana
6 - FRANCIS MARION PEFLEY, b. 9-6-1843, d. Mar. 1908.
7 - DANIEL STOVER PEFLEY, b. 2-28-1847.
8 - JOHN HARRISON PEFLEY, b. 10-9-1849, d. 6-21- 1933, Fresno, Calif.
9 - MARY ELIZABETH PEFLEY, b. 9-24-1852, d. 11- 26-1883, Nashua, Iowa.