Dr. Peter Herod, Sr

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Peter Herod, Sr.

Birthdate: (93)
Birthplace: Virginia, USA
Death: June 13, 1880 (93)
Pleasant Shade, TN, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of William Herod and Sarah Herod
Husband of Rebecca Herod and Rachel E Herod
Father of Peter* Herod, Jr.; Dr. George W herod; Benjamin F. Herod and Martin Luther Herod
Brother of William Herod, Jr.; Elizabeth Hall Herod; James Herod; Charity Fagg; Valentine Herod and 2 others

Occupation: Doctor
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About Dr. Peter Herod, Sr

Peter was born 1787 VA, m. 1st Rebecca Key. Their children: George W. Herod, Benjamin F. Herod and Martin Luther Herod; m. 2nd Rachel E. McKinnis. A bio mentions that Peter came to Smith Co. in 1808 and was a soldier in War of 1812. He died 1880 at Pleasant Shade, TN (bur. .Dixon Springs Cemetery, Dixon Springs, Smith County,Tennessee, USA

"This is Dr. Peter HEROD, son of William HEROD and Sarah VALENTINE (likely maiden name). He was supposedly a godson of George WASHINGTON. He was born in Stafford Co. VA and lived to be 93 years old. A doctor in Smith Co. TN, he served in War of 1812 and fought with Andrew JACKSON at Horseshoe Bend and the Battle of New Orleans. " rick1547@gmail.com - Rick Allen

      Peter Herod, two males under 10, and one from 26 to 45; and female , one from 26 to 45, Mrs. Peter Herod, the former Miss Rebecca Key.  Peter Herod owned two slaves in 1820.  
         In the year 1850 we find the following Herods in Smith County:  Peter Herod, born in Virginia in 1783, a physician, worth $3,560; and his wife, Rebecca, born in North Carolina in 1783.  She was previously mentioned in this article as the former Miss Rebecca Key.  Her father was Jonathan Key, commander of a privateer during the American Revolution.  His wife was a Miss Edwards


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Dr. Peter Herod, Sr's Timeline

March 31, 1787
Virginia, USA
Age 19
Tennessee, USA
November 17, 1817
Age 30
January 24, 1820
Age 32
Age 33
June 13, 1880
Age 93
Pleasant Shade, TN, United States