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DEFFENBAUGH
Peter and Mary Deffenbaugh of Allegany Co., Maryland
The first confirmed record of Peter Deffenbaugh is a deed dated 16 Sep 1790, when Peter Deverboh of Washington Co., Maryland, purchased 138 acres of land in what is now Allegany County for £120 from Moses Rawlings also of Washington Co., Maryland [Washington Co., Maryland,  Deed book G, pages 237-8].
Peter died in 1805 and extensive records of the dispostion of his estate and the sale of the real estate he owned provide us with the name of a brother, John, and the names of Peter and Mary's children.
children of Peter and Mary Deffenbaugh:
i.
Benjamin
    c1783-1850
m. Margaret Jane "Jennie" Robertson*
ii.
Andrew
      1785-1843
m. Harriett Robertson*
iii.
Peter
      1790-1868
m. Ellenore Robertson
iv.
Michael
      1792-1838
 
v.
John
    c1794-1863
m. Eleanor Cresap Martin
vi.
Mary
      1796-1888
m. Abisha Danison
vii.
Eleanor
 
m. William Matthew  Jr.
viii.
Elizabeth
bet 1795/00-c1876
m. Griffin Twigg
ix.
Charlotte
      1800-1874
 
x.
Margaret
    c1805-
m. Jesse Pugh
* The maiden name of Benjamin, Andrew, and Peter's wives has not been proven.

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