Category Archives: PEPPER “HAMILTON”:

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 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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