Virginia Vallance1,2,3

ID# 20615, (1857 - 1937)
FatherJohn A. Vallance6,7 (abt 1816 - bef 1860)
MotherMargaret Flora4,5,6 (abt 1 Aug 1823 - 16 Feb 1893)

Key Events:

Birth: 25 Aug 1857, Fulton Co., Pennsylvania8,9,10
Marriage: about 1878, William H. Peffer (16 Jul 1846 - 1 Jan 1927)11,12,13
Death: 2 Feb 1937, Carlisle, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania6
Burial: 5 Feb 1937, Mount Holly Springs Cemetery, Mt. Holly Springs, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania6
ChartsDescendants of David Dutt/Toot
AncestryThe Dutt/Toot Family

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Virginia Vallance was born on 25 Aug 1857 in Fulton Co., Pennsylvania.8,9,10 She appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Spursville, Fulton Co., Pennsylvania, in the household of her mother, Margaret Flora.14 She appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of McConnellsburg, Fulton Co., Pennsylvania, with her mother, who as listed as a domestic servant in the household of Thomas Patterson and his family.15
     Virginia married William H. Peffer, son of Benjamin K. Peffer and Anne Fickes, about 1878.11,12,13
     Virginia and William H. Peffer appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Mt. Holly Springs, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania, enumerated 7 Jun 1880. Their daughter Bessie was listed as living with them, as was her mother, Margaret Flora.16
     Virginia and William appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of South Middleton Twp., Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania, enumerated 8 Jun 1900, reporting they owned their home, free of mortgage. Their children Bessie, William and George were listed as living with them.17
     Virginia and William appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of South Middleton Twp., Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania, enumerated 28 Apr 1910, reporting they owned their home, free of mortgage. Their daughter Bessie was listed as living with them, as was her husband, John W. Hartzell. Their son William and his wife and two young sons were apparently living close by as they are listed as the previous household.18
     Virginia and William appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of South Middleton Twp., Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania, on the back road to Mt. Hope, enumerated 4 Mar 1920, reporting they owned their home, free of mortgage. Their daughter Bessie was listed as living with them, as was her husband, John W. Hartzell.19
     Her husband died on 1 Jan 1927 in South Middleton Twp., Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania.20,21
     Virginia appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Carlisle, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania, in the household of Bessie and John W. Hartzell, her daughter and her husband.22
     Virginia died on 2 Feb 1937 in Carlisle, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania, at age 79.6 She was buried on 5 Feb 1937 in Mount Holly Springs Cemetery, Mt. Holly Springs, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania.6

Children:
     Children with William H. Peffer:

  • Bessie M. Peffer23,24,25 (Aug 1878 - 1966)
  • Mary J. Peffer26 (1880 - 1884)
  • William Peffer27 (11 Jun 1884 - Dec 1971)
  • George Peffer27 (6 Nov 1887 - Jul 1983)
  • Edna Steele Peffer26 (abt 12 Apr 1891 - 15 Jan 1892)

Citations

  1. [S6667] Virginia V. Peffer, Certificate of Death, shows father's surname as Vallance.
  2. [S6670] Margaret Valance household, 1860 U.S. Census, Fulton Co., Pennsylvania, shows name as Elizagane Valance.
  3. [S6671] Thomas Patterson household, 1870 U.S. Census, Fulton Co., Pennsylvania, shows name as Jennie Vallance.
  4. [S6670] Margaret Valance household, 1860 U.S. Census, Fulton Co., Pennsylvania, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  5. [S6671] Thomas Patterson household, 1870 U.S. Census, Fulton Co., Pennsylvania, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  6. [S6667] Virginia V. Peffer, Certificate of Death.
  7. [S6670] Margaret Valance household, 1860 U.S. Census, Fulton Co., Pennsylvania, shows her living with his widow as apparently her child.
  8. [S6667] Virginia V. Peffer, Certificate of Death, shows date, county, and state.
  9. [S6670] Margaret Valance household, 1860 U.S. Census, Fulton Co., Pennsylvania, shows age 3 and state.
  10. [S6671] Thomas Patterson household, 1870 U.S. Census, Fulton Co., Pennsylvania, shows age 13 and state.
  11. [S6672] Wm. H. Peffer household, 1880 U.S. Census, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania, shows married.
  12. [S6721] Wm. H. Peffer household, 1900 U.S. Census, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania, shows married 22 years.
  13. [S6722] Wm. H. Peffer household, 1910 U.S. Census, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania, shows married 32 years.
  14. [S6670] Margaret Valance household, 1860 U.S. Census, Fulton Co., Pennsylvania.
  15. [S6671] Thomas Patterson household, 1870 U.S. Census, Fulton Co., Pennsylvania.
  16. [S6672] Wm. H. Peffer household, 1880 U.S. Census, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania.
  17. [S6721] Wm. H. Peffer household, 1900 U.S. Census, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania.
  18. [S6722] Wm. H. Peffer household, 1910 U.S. Census, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania.
  19. [S6724] William H. Peffer household, 1920 U.S. Census, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania.
  20. [S6723] William H. Peffer, Certificate of Death, shows date, township, and county.
  21. [S6667] Virginia V. Peffer, Certificate of Death, shows her as widowed.
  22. [S6725] John Hartzell household, 1930 U.S. Census, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania.
  23. [S6672] Wm. H. Peffer household, 1880 U.S. Census, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania, shows the girl as daughter of Virginia's husband.
  24. [S6721] Wm. H. Peffer household, 1900 U.S. Census, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania, shows the girl as daughter of Virginia's husband and that the parents had been married longer than the age of the child.
  25. [S6722] Wm. H. Peffer household, 1910 U.S. Census, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania, shows the girl as daughter of Virginia's husband and that the parents had been married longer than the age of the child.
  26. [S4459] USGenWeb Archives, online, Pennsylvania, Cumberland Co., Cemetery Records, Mt Holly Springs: M-Z Surnames, contributed by Elizabeth Landis Carson corrected 10/2004, Wm. H. Peffer family group, row 8N.
  27. [S6721] Wm. H. Peffer household, 1900 U.S. Census, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania, shows him as the son of her husband and that the parents had been married longer than the age of the child.