Yelverton Peyton (1755 - 1849) MP

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Birthplace: Amherst, Virginia
Death: Died in Madison, Kentucky, United States
Managed by: Douglas L Whitlock
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About Yelverton Peyton

Birth: Nov. 25, 1755 Amherst County Virginia, USA Death: Jan. 23, 1849 Silver Creek Madison County Kentucky, USA

Yelverton Peyton was born in Virginia and was a son of Henry Peyton who was killed by Indians on Virginia frontiers. He married Anna Guffey and was at Fort Boonesborough, Kentucky, in 1779. He resided in Peytontown, near Silver Creek, KY where he died. He was buried at his homeplace but removed to the Richmond, KY, Cemetery in later years. He was an Indian Spy and scout during the Revolutionary War and received a pension for his services. Their children were Jesse Peyton, b. Nov 17, 1778, m. Ermine Amy Chapple; Mary Polly Peyton, b. Aug 19, 1781, married William Titus and moved to Missouri; Susannah Peyton, b. June 2, 1783, m. Samuel D. Ross, and lived in Madison Co., KY; John Guffy Peyton, b. June 18, 1786, Madison Co., KY, d. 1829, lived in Howard Co., MO, married Sarah Carson, 1/2 sister of Kit Carson; Nancy Peyton, b. Apr. 16, 1789, d. Nov. 13, 1858, Ray Co., MO, m. John Ross; Lettice Peyton, b. Nov. 4, 1791, m. Bradley Cook; Yelverton Peyton, Jr., b. Dec. 17, 1793, m. Mildred White and lived in Randolph Co., MO; Guffey Peyton, b. Aug. 29, 1796, d. Mar. 15, 1871, Madison Co., KY, m. Elizabeth Moore; Craven Peyton, b. June 22, 1799, d. Sept. 13, 1876, m. Margaret Moore, and lived in Madison Co., Ky., Polly Ann Peyton, b. Sept. 6, 1806, d. May 12, 1885, m. Joel Hume, and lived in Howard Co., MO.

I have never been able to find who Yelverton's parents are. Many people have given him a father named Henry but there is no proof of it.


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Spouse:
 Anna Guffey Peyton (1762 - 1848)

Children:
 Guffee Peyton (1796 - 1871)*
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Burial: Richmond Cemetery Richmond Madison County Kentucky, USA


Created by: Leota Rose Payton Record added: Aug 17, 2003 Find A Grave Memorial# 7771791

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  • DAR Ancestor #: A090000
  • PEYTON, YELVERTON Ancestor #: A090000
  • Service:  VIRGINIA    Rank: PRIVATE
  • Birth:  11-25-1755    AMHERST CO VIRGINIA
  • Death:  1-23-1849     MADISON CO KENTUCKY
  • Pension Number: *S31291 Service Source: *S31291
  • Service Description: 1) INDIAN SPY,CAPTS RENFRO,KENNEDY,KINCAID, 2) DAVIS 
  • Residence 1) County: PRINCE WILLIAM CO - State: VIRGINIA 
  • Spouse Number Name   1) ANNA GUFFEE  

Source: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=7771791

Yelverton Peyton was born in Virginia and was a son of Henry Peyton who was killed by Indians on Virginia frontiers. He married Anna Guffey and was at Fort Boonesborough, Kentucky, in 1779. He resided in Peytontown, near Silver Creek, KY where he died. He was buried at his homeplace but removed to the Richmond, KY, Cemetery in later years. He was an Indian Spy and scout during the Revolutionary War and received a pension for his services.

Their children were

  1. Jesse Peyton, b. Nov 17, 1778, m. Ermine Amy Chapple;
  2. Mary Polly Peyton, b. Aug 19, 1781, married William Titus and moved to Missouri;
  3. Susannah Peyton, b. June 2, 1783, m. Samuel D. Ross, and lived in Madison Co., KY;
  4. John Guffy Peyton, b. June 18, 1786, Madison Co., KY, d. 1829, lived in Howard Co., MO, married Sarah Carson, 1/2 sister of Kit Carson;
  5. Nancy Peyton, b. Apr. 16, 1789, d. Nov. 13, 1858, Ray Co., MO, m. John Ross;
  6. Lettice Peyton, b. Nov. 4, 1791, m. Bradley Cook;
  7. Yelverton Peyton, Jr., b. Dec. 17, 1793, m. Mildred White and lived in Randolph Co., MO;
  8. Guffey Peyton, b. Aug. 29, 1796, d. Mar. 15, 1871, Madison Co., KY, m. Elizabeth Moore;
  9. Craven Peyton, b. June 22, 1799, d. Sept. 13, 1876, m. Margaret Moore, and lived in Madison Co., Ky., Polly Ann Peyton, b. Sept. 6, 1806, d. May 12, 1885, m. Joel Hume, and lived in Howard Co., MO.

I have never been able to find who Yelverton's parents are. Many people have given him a father named Henry but there is no proof of it.

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Yelverton Peyton's Timeline

1755
November 25, 1755
Amherst, Virginia
1786
June 18, 1786
Age 30
Madison, Kentucky, USA
1796
August 29, 1796
Age 40
Kentucky, United States
1849
January 23, 1849
Age 93
Madison, Kentucky, United States
January 1849
Age 93
Richmond, Madison, Kentucky, United States
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