John C. Peeler, father of Thomas Peeler of Bucyrus, Ohio, died 25 Mar 1886, at his residence in Anna, aged 76 years, 5 months, 11 days, and was buried in Jonesboro Cemetery. He was born in 1809 in North Carolina and emigrated with parents to Tennessee and to Dongola in 1819. He married Sarah Hess, who died 10 years ago. He left four children and six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Mrs. Mays and Mrs. Karaker of Dongola were his sisters.