Calvin William Pegues

b. 27 March 1900, d. 13 June 1966

Calvin William Pegues, 1900-1966
  • Calvin William Pegues was born on 27 March 1900 in Midland, Midland County, Texas.
  • Henry Maxwell Pegues and Lula Graham appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in Midland County, Texas. Other members of the household included Calvin William Pegues, Martha Ola Pegues and Henry Harvey Pegues. Also in the household were Lulu's sister Ola Graham (a music teacher, age 22), one female boarder, and a female domestic servant.
  • Henry Maxwell Pegues and Lula Graham appeared in the US federal census of 15 April 1910 in Ector County, Texas. Other members of the household included Calvin William Pegues, Martha Ola Pegues and Henry Harvey Pegues.
  • The following appeared on 2 February 1911 in The Dallas Morning News: (Odessa, Ector Co., Feb. 1) H. M. Pegues, a prominent ranchman and president of the Citizens' National Bank and pioneer citizen of this county, died at his ranch this morning, following an operation for appendicitis. Mr. Pegues leaves a widow, four children and a host of friends.
  • Henry Harvey Pegues appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in Ector County, Texas, enumerated next to Henry's mother. Other members of the household included Calvin William Pegues, Mary Frank Pegues. Also in the household was one hired man in addition to Henry's brother Calvin.
  • He was employed as a hired man on his brother's stock farm, according to the 1920 census.
  • He married Eileen Bell circa 1920.
  • He applied for a passport on 8 December 1920 while living in Odessa, Ector County, Texas.
  • Calvin William Pegues and Eileen Bell appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in Odessa, Ector County, Texas, at Jackson Avenue. Other members of the household included Calvin William Pegues Jr. and Robin E. Pegues.
  • He was employed as city secretary, according to the 1930 census.
  • Calvin William Pegues and Eileen Bell appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1940 in Odessa, Ector County, Texas, at 1821 North Lincoln Avenue. Other members of the household included Calvin William Pegues Jr. and Robin E. Pegues. Noted that son Calvin is absent from the household, likely attending college.
  • He was employed as a bookkeeper by a machine shop, according to the 1940 census.
  • The following appeared on 20 July 1964 in The San Diego Union: Military graveside services for Calvin W. Pegues Jr., 43, of 2553 Albatross St., will be held at 9:20 a.m. today in Ft. Rosecrans National Cemetery. Greenwood Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
         Pegues, a San Diego Transit System bus driver for 18 years, died Wednesday in a hospital. He was a pharmacist's mate in the Navy during World War II.
         Survivors are his father, Calvin W. Sr; his mother, Mrs. Eileen Pegues, and two sisters, Mrs. Robin Roberts and Mrs. Jo Robbins, all of San Diego.
  • Calvin William Pegues died on 13 June 1966 at age 66 in San Diego County, California.
  • He was buried at Greenwood Memorial Park in San Diego, California.
  • The following appeared on 15 June 1966 in The San Diego Union: [Died] Calvin W. Pegues. Father of Mrs. Robin Roberts and Mrs. Josephine Robbins. Brother of Ola Strain, Henry and Mike Pegues. 2 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren. Graveside services and interment Fri. 11 a.m. Greenwood Memorial Park.
  • The following appeared on 17 June 1966 in The San Diego Union: Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. today in Greenwood Memorial Park for Calvin W. Pegues, 66, of 6119 Wunderlin Ave., a 45-year [sic] San Diego Resident who died in a hospital Monday.
         Pegues was born in Texas. He was a bookkeeper for an El Cajon machine manufacturing company 40 years. Pegues was an Army veteran of World War I.
         Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Josephine Robbins and Mrs. Robin Roberts, both of San Diego; two brothers; a sister; two grandchildren, and two great grandchildren. Greenwood Mortuary is in charge.
  • Last Edited: 9 Apr 2015

Family: Eileen Bell b. 3 October 1896, d. 28 July 1985