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Re: Joseph PEAIRS Ancestor Search
Posted by: marta burns (ID *****5030) Date: April 24, 2005 at 21:05:09
In Reply to: Re: Joseph PEAIRS Ancestor Search by marta burns of 46

Andrew Fife (deceased) was born in Upper St Clair Township, this county, July 1, 1790.
His ancestors were among the early pioneers of the county.
The grandfather settled on the farm where Andrew and his father were born. Andrew was a soldier in the War of 1812. In 1814 he was married to
Sarah Henry who died a few years later, leaving two children-William Fife and Sarah Fife-both of whom are dead. His second marriage occurred in 1819 with Sarah Robinson, daughter of Thomas Robinson and Margaret Patterson Robinson of Westmoreland county. He died October 8, 1879, and
his widow on Christmas Day, 1880.
They raised eleven children, six of whom are deceased: Elizabeth Fife (Mrs William Peterson) of West Elizabeth Township; Martha Fife (Mrs Andrew McKinley) of this township; Mary Fife (Mrs Levi Edmondson) of Lincoln Township: John Fife and Matthew D Fife.
The living are: Andrew Fife of California; Samuel R Fife, MD, of West Elizabeth; Rev N H G Fife of Sterling, Illinois; Margaret Fife (Mrs Joseph Peairs) of this township; and Clara Fife who has lived in the borough since the death of her father. Mr Fife held the office of elder in the Presbyterian Church for over sixty year.
History of Allegheny county, Pennsylvania Chicago : A. Warner & Co.,
1889. p389…

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