||Hosea A. Peden
||Georgia Estella (Peden) Churchill||Wenona Billee (Churchill) Clark||Other
This is a photo of a photo.
Signatures on a note.
|Seventy Third Birthday
I live to see one more Birthday
I would adore the three in one
Seventy three years passed o'er my head.
My nature seems one mass of sin.
Then what's my hope beyond the grave
Lord grant me this my last request -
According to the Notes "Wallet carried during Civil War and till his death". Written inside on the leather:
ALLEN and KENNAand their
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I found this information while browsing Southwest Missouri Newspaper Abstracts.
This is from "The Chieftain" out of Lawrence Co. MO, 19 Nov. 1885: "Died at residence of son B. R. PEDEN in Mt. Vernon [Lawrence Co. MO], Mr Andrew PEDEN, age 73, born Virginia, moved to Allen Co. KY as a young man, raised his family there. Married Miss Rebecca Owings of Simpson Co., KY. Moved to Hickory Co. MO 4 years ago and was visiting son when he died."
From Stella's Notes : "Piece of cotton dress carded
and spun by
Peden just before Civil War." Grandma Peden is Hosea's
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