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Robert Pelcher

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  • Name Robert Pelcher 
    Born 05 Sep 1902 
    Gender Male 
    Died Jan 1974  Hagaman, Montgomery County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I5031  Abeling Family Tree
    Last Modified 11 Dec 2009 

    Family Helen Beyer Pelcher,   b. 17 Sep 1914,   d. 25 Apr 1997, Wynantskill, Rensselaer County, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
     1. Lawerence Pelcher
     2. Roland Pelcher,   b. 20 Feb 1938,   d. Jan 1987  (Age 48 years)
     3. Unknown Boy Pelcher
     4. Beverly Pelcher
     5. Phyliss Pelcher
     6. Judy Pelcher
    Last Modified 17 Jan 2008 
    Family ID F1788  Group Sheet

  • Notes 

    • ROBERT PELCHER 05 Sep 1902, Jan 1974 12086 (Hagaman, Montgomery, NY) (none specified) 096-10-4876 New York

    • Pelcher

      It was about the year 1832 that Morris Peltier came to Lake Pleasant to live on 100 acres in Lot 9 just west of the present Speculator four corners. Unlike many of his fellow settlers, he was not a young man and his growing sons were already nearing maturity.

      Morris Peltier was born 1767 in Canada, but had lived in the United States as early as 1815. He Married Phebe _____ ?, born 1784 in Boston MA. The French name Peltier was pronounced by the Family?s Yankee neighbors as ?Pelcher? and so spelled phonetically in the records. Usage caused the name to be changed by 1850 to Pelcher. Phebe Pelcher died prior to 1860, her husband before 1870.

      The children were:
      I) Ambrose Pelcher, born 1817 in NYS, married Almire ____?, born 1828 and lived near his parents on 50 acres in Lot 9
      1) Phebe Eliza Pelcher, born 1845 died Jan 24, 1924
      2) Harry Pelcher , born 1848
      3) Edith Pelcher, born 1856

      II) John Pelcher, born 1817, married Lovica ______? Born 1828 He was a fishing guide in 1870. The family left Lake Pleasant before 1860, but John and his son John had returned by 1870
      1) Julia E. Pelcher, Born 1843
      2) Nelson Pelcher, born 1845, owned 75 acres in Lot 120 of the Oxbow Tract in 1886. In 1892, he was a lumberman, living with his family in Wells. He married Rachel Cockrane, born 1855
      i) Mary Pelcher, born 1892
      ii) John Pelcher, born 1874 ( had a son James Pelcher born 1900 died march 1967)
      iii) Vernon Pelcher, born 1876
      3) Susannah Pelcher, born 1849
      4) Laura Pelcher (possible) born about 1845 She was either a son of John or was Laura Esteu, possible a second wife, On March 2, 1903 Laura Pelcher, 52 married Lorenzo Ecker of Broadlabin, born 1844
      5) John Elray Pelcher, Jr. born May 6, 1857, died April 26, 1943, married Florence A. Jones, born Aug 21, 1868, died Dec 17, 1905 of consumption. In 1886, he owned 50 acres in Lot 5 12 acres in lot 3 121 acres in lot 2.
      i) Jennie Louise Pelcher, born 1886, died 1944, married April 1, 1909 to Spencer F. Knapp, born 1871 in Newburgh, NY of Victor P. and Electa Stambrough Knapp. She is also listed as Viola Pelcher in the records
      ii) Roscoe C. Pelcher, born 1889
      iii) Frank F. Pelcher, born 1891, farm laborer at the home of Asa and Rhoda Aird in 1915
      iv) Arthur J. Pelcher, born 1892
      v) Elva M Pelcher, born 1894
      vi) Josephine L. Pelcher, born 1895
      vii) Nelson G. Pelcher, born 1900
      viii) Bessie M. Pelcher, born March 10, 1901
      ix) Robert G. Pelcher, born Sept 5, 1902
      x) Ruith G. Pelcher, born 1903
      xi) Rachel Pelcher, born Aug 2 1904, died Aug 2 1906

      III) Joseph Mitchel Pelcher, born 1823, married Maria Alwilda Scidmore, born 1846 of Elijah and Lucinda Scidmore, was adopted after her father death by her aunt, Susan Scidmore Parkis, wife of Harvay Parkes. Joseph M. Pelcher died before 1892
      1) Alfaretta Pelcher, born 1871, married (Berry?)
      2) Eliza Pelcher, born 1874, married Aug 11, 1898 to Edward J. Cook of Lake Pleasant, born 1842
      3) Alfred E. Pelcher, born Dec 12, 1880, married on March 25, 1905 to Margaret G. Aird, born Nov. 28, 1880 of David and Margaret Crombie Aird, She died May 3, 1923
      i) Harold A. Pelcher, born April 27, 1905
      ii) Clarence A Pelcher, born Sept 20, 1906
      iii) Lila Pelcher, born Sept 13, 1918, married Gordon Morris


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