I am researching my Barclay line and am looking for information about Sylvester Peasley who married Susan Crosby (nee Barclay - she was married twice). I have census records from 1860 in McLean Co., IL that show her living with her children as head of household near her Barclay family and a Peasley family. Then in 1880 she is listed with Sylvester Peasley and one of her children from her first marriage and children from his first marriage (I believe his first wife was Mary Stillman). That is where I lose her. I find a Sylvester Peasley living in IA with another wife Betsy in the 1920 census, age 80 but don't know if this is the same Peasley as birthdates are wrong. Below is what I have.
Descendants of Susan Barclay
Generation No. 1
1. SUSAN1 BARCLAY (STEPHEN, WILLIAM, STEPHEN) was born 1822 in Maysville, Mason Co, Kentucky. She married (1) ANDREW J. CROSBY March 03, 1842 in Mason County, KY,. He died 1847 in Mason Co., Kentucky. She married (2) SYLVESTER PEASLEY April 06, 1864 in McLean Co., IL. He was born 1824 in West Virginia. (Her family moved from KY to IL in 1850s.
Children of SUSAN BARCLAY and ANDREW CROSBY are:
i. WILLIAM A.2 CROSBY, b. 1842, KY.
ii. NANCY CROSBY, b. 1844; m. DUCKE.
iii. HARRIETT CROSBY, b. 1846; m. HORNER.
iv. JAMES A. CROSBY, b. 1848, KY.
Any help on when they died and where they are buried would be very helpful. Also, did Sylvester and Susan have any children together? Thanks, Gloria
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