Jane Johnson

b. 31 December 1788, d. 9 March 1865

Jane Johnson Pegues, 1788-1866
  • Jane Johnson was born on 31 December 1788 in Sneedsboro, Anson County, North Carolina.
  • She was known as Jennie.
  • She married James Pegues, son of Claudius Pegues Jr. and Marcia Saunders, in February 1803, and Jane's sister Charlotte married James' brother Malachi in 1806.
  • Jane Johnson became a widow at the 20 July 1837 death of her husband James Pegues.
  • Jane Johnson appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1850 in Marlboro District, South Carolina. Other members of the household included James Pegues and Rufus Randolph Pegues. Also in the household was Harriet Pegues, age 14, likely her granddaughter, although Harriet is also enumerated with her parents in Chesterfield.
  • Jane Johnson appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1860 in Bennettsville PO, Marlboro County, South Carolina, enumerated next to Jane's son Rufus.. Also in the household was Mary or Marg I/J G. Pegues, age 45, whose originis are not yet known.
  • Jane Johnson died on 9 March 1865 at age 76 in Marlboro District, South Carolina.
  • She was buried at New Hope Methodist Church Cemetery in Wallace, Marlboro County, South Carolina.
    Jane Johnson Pegues (1788-1865), New Hope Methodist Church Cemetery, Marlboro County, South Carolina
  • Small photographs of James' and Jane's portraits are treasured by their descendants.
    James Pegues, 1777-1837
    Jane Johnson Pegues, 1788-1866
  • Last Edited: 24 Apr 2015

Family: James Pegues b. 2 February 1777, d. 20 July 1837