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Frank Peecher

Birth: He was born around 1860 in Ohio.  

Family Information: Father of Chester and Vera Peecher, plus several others who never lived in the colony.

Grand-father of Chester's children -- Frances, Robert, Roy, Carl and Lyndle plus Vera's children -- Richard and Dortha.


Pre-Colony History: In 1910 and 1920 he was living in Illinois with his wife, Ida May, and their children and he was working as a farmer / gardener.

In January 1929 he was listed under "Subscription Renewals" for the "Llano Colonist."  

Home in Colony: In 1930 he was living with his son, Chester Peecher's, family in the colony and listed as widowed, though his wife, Ida May, and her youngest son, Aaron, were listed as members of their daughter's family, in Illinois.  

Job in Colony: The 1930 US Census listed him as a gardener in the colony.  

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Post-Colony History:  

Death: He died in 1947 at Griggsville, Illinois and was buried in the Griggsville Cemetery.  

Sources: US Census: 1910, 1920, 1930; "Llano Colonist": January 5, 1929;  


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