Peyton Powell Bristow

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Peyton Powell Bristow

Birthplace: Preble County, OH, USA
Death: Polk County, IA, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Peyton Bristow and Mary Bristow
Husband of Catherine Bristow
Brother of William Henry Price Bristow; James Bristow; Lucy Neighbors; Margaret Elizabeth Smith; Evans Bristow and 7 others
Half brother of Cornelius Vanausdoll (?) Bristow

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About Peyton Powell Bristow

Peyton Powell Bristow was born July 17, 1821, in Preble County, Ohio; and, when only an infant, he accompanied his parents to Indianapolis, Indiana. He received his education there, having to learn his lesson outside of the house, the building not being large enough to accommodate the smaller scholars. After this, he engaged in farming. In 1842, he went to Green County, Kentucky, where he was overseer of slaves. Not

liking this business, he returned to Indiana, and engaged in farming. He married Catherine Messersmith, January 1, 1846, in Johnson County, Indiana. In October 1849, he moved to Polk City, in Polk County, Iowa, where he owned 138 acres of improved land.

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July 17, 1821
Preble County, OH, USA
Polk County, IA, USA