Peter Bear, believed to be the son of Joseph Bear, was born in May of 1804, St. Genevieve Dist, Missouri Territory; died 11 or 30 Oct 1847, Clark Co., AR and is buried at Copeland Ridge, Clark Co., Arkansas? Peter married Elizabeth Allen, daughter of Elias T. Allen and Sarah "Sally" Holly. Elias was born 1760-70 and died abt 1840 at Clark co., Ark. Sally was born 1791-1800 in Virginia, and died 10 Mar 1869 At Arkadelphia, Clark Co., Arkansas. (one researcher says she was born abt 1786)Sally was the daughter of William Holly (Halley) and Rebeckah Ferrill. William was born abt 1760-62 at Bedford Co., Virginia. William was a soldier in 1774 with Capt. Henry's Pauling County Volunteers. Rebeckah was born about 1775, probably in Virginia. William was the son of Francis Halley and Nancy Ann. Francis was born abt 1740 at Fairfax co., Virginia, and died 1817 at Richmond, Kentucky. Nancy Ann was born abt 1740, probably in Virginia and probably died in Kentucky. Francis was the son of Henry Halley III of Stafford and Prince William Cos., Va. Henry III married Janet Reno. He was the son of Henry Halley II who was the son of Henry Hawley (Halley) I. Henry I was the son of James Hawley.
William Holly's wife, Rebeckah Ferrill, was the daughter of William Ferrill (Ferrall)
Elias T. Allen and Sally Holly had 12 known children: Edward, Almarine, Helen, Henry, Washington, Mary "Polly", Elizabeth, John K., Rebecca "Helen", George B/H, Sarah B., and Leanah "Leaner" (Leannah). I hope this helps. Mary