Category Archives: PEPPER “HAMILTON”:

Biographical Sketch of John Prouty Pepper (1833-1904)

I’ve added a new page today. It is the beginning of the updated version of the biographical sketch of our great-great grandfather. Please take a look. A Biographical Sketch of John Prouty Hamilton/Pepper (1833-1904) of Brimfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts by … Continue reading

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John and Sarah (Carey) Jenney

(Hamilton/Pepper) My 10th great-grandparents were Separatists and were some of the first Pilgrims to immigrate to the New World. I will be sharing more about them in the future, but until I get to that I want to share a … Continue reading

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24 June 2014 is the 700th Anniversary of the Battle of Bannockburn!

Robert the Bruce, I, King of Scotland (11 Jul 1274-7 Jun 1329, reigned 1306-1329) is my 21st great-grandfather…at least according to the paper trail. 🙂 My Great-Grandmother Delia Bridget JACKSON, is a descendant of Robert the BRUCE through her Jackson, Fuqua, … Continue reading

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Pepper DNA Project

Pepper DNA Needed! Pepper DNA Project Judy and I are still looking for a male Pepper descendant from one of the following, Thomas Pepper in Massachusetts (1779-1854); Porter Pepper in Massachusetts (1811-1864); John Prouty Pepper in Massachusetts and Kansas (1833-1904); … Continue reading

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105th Anniversary of my Grandfather’s Birth!

Today marks the 105th anniversary of the birth of my Grandfather John Prouty Pepper (1908-2008). Grandpa Pepper was born at home in the Sunnyside neighborhood near Barnard, in Lincoln County, Kansas, on 24 January 1908, and “according to the United … Continue reading

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American Revolution Prisoners of War

I just learned from a podcast today that there were probably, four to one, more America Revolutionary soldiers that died from horrible conditions, while as prisoners, either in a building or on a British ship, than killed from battle wounds! … Continue reading

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The Abolitionists

I just finished watching the first episode of The Abolitionists on PBS. It was really interesting, and I learned quite a bit about the earliest movers and shakers in the effort to abolish slavery starting in 1820’s New England. I … Continue reading

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Map of Beaver Township, Kansas, 1919

A big thanks is owed to my Uncle Duane Pepper for getting me copies from a 1919 book of Kansas township maps. You can see in this map of Beaver Township, in Section 12, where the George Warrener and Delia … Continue reading

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How DNA Changed My Ancestry! Part 1

PEPPER, that is my maiden name, the name given to me at birth, inherited by my father, and his father and his father, etc. So, for over 34 years, off and on, I have been researching my PEPPER family history! … Continue reading

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John Prouty Pepper (1908-2008)

My grandfather John Prouty PEPPER was born on 24 January 1908 near Barnard, Lincoln County, Kansas. Grandpa told me he was born in the Sunnyside neighborhood.  Memories of Grandpa Pepper from his daughter, Judy (Pepper) CLARK and edited by Teresa Hamilton/PEPPER RUST: … Continue reading

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