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Jacob SHEETS
(Abt 1736-1809)
Maria Veronica ETERIS
(Abt 1740-Bef 1788)
Henry SHEETS Sr.
(1780-1856)
Sarah REESE
(1786-1857)

Peter SHEETS
(1806-1872)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Martha MILLER

2. Mary Ann RUSSELL

Peter SHEETS 1 2 3 4

  • Born: 6 Aug 1806, Augusta, Virginia 2 3
  • Marriage (1): Martha MILLER on 12 Mar 1840 in Augusta Co., Virginia 1
  • Marriage (2): Mary Ann RUSSELL on 9 Apr 1850 in Delaware Co., Ohio, USA
  • Died: 15 Feb 1872, Logan Co., Illinois at age 65 4
  • Buried: Walnut Ridge Cem., Menard, Illinois 4
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bullet  General Notes:

Source Citation: Year: 1850; Census Place: Delaware, Delaware, Ohio; Roll: M432_675; Page: 200; Image: 210. - Paper maker

Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: Brown, Delaware, Ohio; Roll: M653_957; Page: 51; Image: 103.

John Henry might have been from a previous marriage.

Fri 14: (Mott Twp Hampton Franklin co IA)

Chored and took a hog to town to have it butchered. Stayed nearly all afternoon. Block (?) paid me $10 for the hog. Paid 30 cents for wood ashes , 25 cents for crackers at Spencers. In evening, Carrie James and Peter Sheets came. We had a pleasant visit and I got supper for them. They stayed until nearly 11 o'clock. Got two pictures at Upson's. Ordered 3 dozen more. Pleasant day.

(NOTE: have picture of "Sheets' brothers taken at Upson's studio.)

From the journal of Elizabeth Jerusha (Mallory)Daniels (Henry Brown Daniels) who was a neighbor of the Sheets in 1887. Lizzie married Henry Daniels 4 Mar 1886 in Stephenson co Il. They were both from Stephenson co IL.

Lizzie had two young sons when she died of TB in 1891.

Alternate Death and burial.
Birth: unknown
Death: Feb. 15, 1872
Aged: 65 Years, 6 Months, 20 Days
Burial:
Walnut Ridge Cemetery
Athens
Menard County
Illinois, USA

bullet  Research Notes:

Had a mill in Eden sold it to buy a farm in Iowa. They moved from Ohio to Logan County, Ill, on four corners, There Peter, the father died in 1872 and the rest of the family moved to the Iowa farm shortly after. Oct., 9, 1957 Nellie A. Sheets

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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

1. Alt. Birth: Augusta Co., Virginia.

2. Residence: Age: 44, 1850, Delaware, Delaware, Ohio, USA. 2

3. Residence: Age in 1860: 53, 1860, Brown, Delaware, Ohio, USA. 3


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Peter married Martha MILLER.

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Peter next married Mary Ann RUSSELL on 9 Apr 1850 in Delaware Co., Ohio, USA. (Mary Ann RUSSELL was born on 24 Apr 1822 in Ohio 2 5 and died on 26 Jun 1890 in Iowa, USA.)


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Sources


1 Ancestry.com, Virginia, Marriages, 1740-1850 (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 1999;).

2 1850 United States Federal Census (Name: Ancestry.com. 1850 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch;), Year: 1850; Census Place: Delaware, Delaware, Ohio; Roll: M432_675; Page: 200A; Image: 215.

3 1860 United States Federal Census (Name: Ancestry.com. 1860 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch;), Year: 1860; Census Place: Brown, Delaware, Ohio; Roll: M653_957; Page: 51; Image: 107; Family History Library Film: 803957.

4 Ancestry.com, Web: Illinois, Find A Grave Index, 1809-2011 (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;).

5 1880 United States Federal Census (Name: Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 1880 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. 1880 U.S. Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ;), Year: 1880; Census Place: Mott, Franklin, Iowa; Roll: 340; Family History Film: 1254340; Page: 458C; Enumeration District: 081; Image: 0522.

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