Did Peter have a first wife? He was several years older than Nancy and she would have been only 14 when Mandy was born.
Residences & events;
7/4/1860 Turkey Trot Pct, Majority Point, Cumberland Co, IL. The census taker recorded Peter at age 31, wife Nancy at 21. The only child in the house was Mandy J, 7. Peter's occupation was farmer but he had only personal property worth $50. Next door were his parents, followed by brother Henry.