Note: of children as John Peters. Is this a transcription error? The census listings below show (images were consulted) that in the early and later years he was listed as Jehu but in the middle years he was listed as John.
1850 U.S. Federal Census [see father's listing]
1860 U.S. Federal Census [see father's listing]
1870 U.S. Federal Census Floyd County, Virginia Little River Peters, John Peters, Mary J. Peters, Julia Ann (12 in file)
1880 U.S. Federal Census Little River, Floyd, Virginia 357B Peters, Jehu head 35 Peters, Mary J. wife 29 Peters, Juliann daughter 11 Peters, Robert L. son 10 Peters, Babe daughter 7 Peters, George J. son 5 Peters, Nora A. daughter 3 Peters, Charles W. son 3M Peters, James Z. son 3M Peters, James J. brother-in-law 32 (29-30 in file)
1890 U.S. Federal Census Floyd County, Virginia Little River Peters, John 46 Peters, Mary J. 37 Peters, Eliza E. 17 Peters, George J. 15 Peters, Charles W. 9 Peters, James J. 9 Peters, Annie L. 6 Peters, Minnie F. 4 Peters, Ida B. 10 mo
1900 U.S. Federal Census Floyd County, Virginia Little River District 18 Sheet 12 David S. Rutrough Enumerator HH #106 Peters, John head Oct 1844 55 married 33 yrs VA VA VA Farmer Peters, Mary J. wife June 1857 42 married 33 yrs mother of 12, 8 living VA VA VA Peters, Laura A. daughter Feb 1885 15 VA Peters, Minnie F. daughter June 1887 12 VA school Peters, Ida B. daughter Aug 1889 10 VA school Peters, Lelia M. daughter Apr 1895 5 VA Peters, James Y. son Feb 1880 20 married 0 yrs VA farmer. Peters, Nancy E. daughter-in-law Aug 1880 19 married 0 yrs mother of 0, 0 living VA (18-6B in file)
1910 U.S. Federal Census Floyd County, Virginia Little River ED #49, Sheet 4B Peters, Jehu H. 65 yo w/m farmer, b. VA, M1 43y, O-F-F-57, HOH. Peters, Mary J. 57 yo wife, b. VA, M1 43y, 12 ch with 8 living. Peters, Minnie F. 21 yo dau, b. VA. Peters, Leila M. 16 yo dau, b. VA, school. (74 in file)
1920 U.S. Federal Census Floyd County, Virginia Little River Peters, Johu H. head 75 Peters, Mary J. wife 67 Peters, Everett M. grandson 13 (99-6A in file)
Note: Jehu H. Peters is found listed in many census listings and birth records
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