Peter Staley

19 January 1794–16 January 1854 (Age 59)
Berkeley, Virginia, United States

The Life of Peter

When Peter Staley was born on 19 January 1794, in Berkeley, Virginia, United States, his father, Peter Staley II, was 27 and his mother, Eve Staley, was 24. He married Hannah Hall on 26 May 1821, in Pickaway, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 16 January 1854, in Jackson Township, Allen, Ohio, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Jackson Township, Allen, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peter Staley
Hannah Hall
Marriage: 26 May 1821
William Staley
Peter Staley IV
Elizabeth Staley
Eunice Annice Staley
John T. Staley
Clarinda Staley

Spouse and Children

26 May 1821
Pickaway, Ohio, United States


    William Staley


    Peter Staley IV



    Eunice Annice Staley


    John T. Staley


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 6

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 9

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1810 · Change of capital city

Age 16

Zanesville becomes the new state capital.

Name Meaning

1 English: byname from Middle English staley ‘resolute’, ‘reliable’, a reduced form of Stallard .2 Belgian French: from Old French estalee ‘fish trap’, hence possibly a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman, or topographic name for someone who lived near where fish traps were set.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Chronological Notes by SHB for Peter Staley III (1794-1854), m. Hannah Hall

[[All of Peter Staley III's individual temple ordinances are now accomplished. Five of six ordinances were already accomplished for him, except his sealing to spouse Hannah Hall, reserved, since 2009, …

Sources (3)

  • Peter Staley, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Peter Staley in entry for Eunice Leigh, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"
  • Peter Staley in entry for Eunice Leigh, "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001"

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