Frank E. Pegues
b. 7 November 1861, d. 28 April 1929
- Father: Wesley Leatherwood Pegues b. 22 June 1818, d. 16 July 1894
- Mother: Olivia Amanda Dickinson b. 1832, d. 1880
- Frank E. Pegues was born on 7 November 1861 in Marlboro County, South Carolina.
- Wesley Leatherwood Pegues and Olivia Amanda Dickinson appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1870 in Smithville Township, Marlboro County, South Carolina, and son Shipp, born about 1868, was apparently missed by the enumerator.. Other members of the household included Frank E. Pegues, Caroline A. Pegues, William Wesley Pegues, Jane O. Pegues, Arthur Clarence Pegues, Walter Dickinson Pegues and Barnwell Pegues.
- Wesley Leatherwood Pegues appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1880 in Shiloh, Sumter County, South Carolina. Other members of the household included Frank E. Pegues, Jane O. Pegues, Arthur Clarence Pegues, Walter Dickinson Pegues, Barnwell Pegues, Albert Shipp Pegues and Herbert Henry Pegues. Also in the household was one domestic servant.
- Frank E. Pegues died on 28 April 1929 at age 67 in Florence, Florence County, South Carolina, . Informant was Mrs. Mary Pegues, Darlington.
- He was interred at Grove Hill Cemeter, Darlington, Darlington County, South Carolina.
- The following appeared on 30 April 1929 in The Index-Journal: Friends here will learn with sorrow of the death of Frank Pegues, long prominent in T. P. A. circles and a highly esteemed citizen of Darlington, who died at the Florence infirmary Sunday afternoon after an illness of two months. Mr. Pegues was born in Morlboro county in 1861, the son of the late Rev. Wesley Pegues and Mrs. Amanda Oliva Dickerson Pegues, early settlers in that section and members of the influential Pegues family.
Mr. Pegues married Miss Constantia Thompson, only daughter of the late Maj. B. T. Townsend of Society Hill, and he lived there during their early married life.
About 35 years ago Mr. Pegues moved to Darlington where he was actively identified with all of the community's interests. He was especially interested in the T. P. A. organization and for many years served the local post as secretary. He was a very active and influential member od Trinity Methodist church.
. Funeral services were held today from that church at 11:30, conducted by the Rev. Walter I. Herbert, pastor.
Mr. Pegues is survived by three daughters, Miss Mary E. Pegues, Mrs. Cornelius Collock and Mrs. Eugene Ware of Greenville; and three brothers, Walter Pegues, of Cheraw, Shipp Pegues of New York and Herbert Pegues of Norfolk.
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