My line of Pershalls: W. G. PERSHALL b. 1832 in Illinois md. Sarah J. b. 1841 TN children: S. E. (female) b. 1859 AR S. A. (son) b. 1861 AR Sarah A. b. Jul 1870 AR Mary C. b. 1872 AR Martha E. b. 1875 AR Alvin A. b. 1877 AR Babe (female) b. Ot 1879 ARW. G. was a Mason and briefly a Methodist minister.Located on 1870, 1880 Census. I cannot find what the initials stand for.Contact me if you recognize these names.