Herbert Henry Pegues
b. 25 August 1872, d. 2 October 1962
- Father: Wesley Leatherwood Pegues b. 22 June 1818, d. 16 July 1894
- Mother: Olivia Amanda Dickinson b. 1832, d. 1880
- Herbert Henry Pegues was born on 25 August 1872 in Marlboro County, South Carolina.
- 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 Herbert Henry Pegues, Jane O. Pegues, Frank E. Pegues, Arthur Clarence Pegues, Walter Dickinson Pegues, Barnwell Pegues and Albert Shipp Pegues. Also in the household was one domestic servant.
- The following appeared on 25 June 1891 in The News and Courier: (Cheraw) Messrs Herbert and Shiff Pegues, of Wofford Colleger, are visiting in Cheraw.
- The following appeared on 3 September 1895 in The State: Messers. Shipp and Herbert Pegues are visiting friends and relatives in town. The former is from Georgetown, Texas, and the latter from Darlington, this State.
- He married Grace Duncan Core, daughter of William Thomas Core and Mary Cutheriell, on 27 January 1898 in Norfolk, Virginia, by license issued the 26th.
- The following appeared on 27 January 1898 in the Norfolk Virginian: Marriage licenses were issued in Norfolk yesterday morning to . . . Herbert H. Pegues and Grace Duncan Core, both of Norfolk, the ceremony to take place today.
- Herbert Henry Pegues and Grace Duncan Core appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in Norfolk, Virginia, at 415 Duke Street. Also in the household were two boarders and a female domestic servant.
- He was a railroad clerk, according to the 1900 census.
- The following appeared on 1902 in The Sixth Decennial Catalogue of the Chi Psi Fraternity, published in 1902: (Alpha Tau Chapter, Wofford College, Class of 1894) Herbert Henry Pegues, 80 Grace St., Norfolk, Va. Railroad Clerk, Pinner's Point, Va. In college two years; with A. C. Line, Darlington, S. C., four years; Southern Railway, N. C., one year; Florence S. C., one year; clerk in railroad office of A. C. Line, Pinner's Point, since 1898; brother of B. E. Pegues, '89, A. S. Pegues, '92; uncle of F. W. Pegues, '03.
- Herbert Henry Pegues and Grace Duncan Core appeared in the US federal census of 15 April 1910 in Norfolk, Virginia. Also in the household were two boarders.
- He was proprietor of a wholesale and retail grocery business, according to the 1910 census.
- Herbert Henry Pegues and Grace Duncan Core appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in Norfolk, Virginia, at 511 Redgate Avenue.
- He was proprietor of a real estate business, according to the 1920 census.
- 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.
- Herbert Henry Pegues and Grace Duncan Core appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in Norfolk, Virginia, at 1912 Hampton.
- He was self employed as a real estate broker, according to the 1930 census.
- Herbert Henry Pegues and Grace Duncan Core appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1940 in Norfolk, Virginia, at 1912 Hampton.
- He was self employed as a real estate salesman, according to the 1940 census.
- Herbert Henry Pegues became a widower at the 30 October 1959 death of his wife Grace Duncan Core.
- Herbert Henry Pegues died on 2 October 1962 at age 90 in Norfolk, Virginia.
- He was interred at Elmwood Cemetery, Norfolk, Virginia.
- Last Edited: 3 Nov 2014