Thomas William Pegues
M, b. 22 October 1808, d. 11 June 1878
Thomas William Pegues|b. 22 Oct 1808\nd. 11 Jun 1878|p12368.htm|James Hicks Pegues|b. c 1780\nd. 1825|p1497.htm|Sarah Godfrey|b. s 1787\nd. 13 Sep 1842|p1498.htm|William Pegues|b. 16 May 1750\nd. 18 Mar 1818|p1474.htm|Sarah Gardiner|b. 25 Jan 1757\nd. 1840|p1479.htm|Thomas Godfrey|b. c 1764\nd. 26 Jul 1843|p1499.htm|Nancy Hicks|b. c 1766\nd. 4 Sep 1858|p1500.htm|
- Father: James Hicks Pegues b. circa 1780, d. 1825
- Mother: Sarah Godfrey b. say 1787, d. 13 September 1842
- Thomas William Pegues was born on 22 October 1808 in Marlboro District, South Carolina.
- He established the Camden Journal in 1827, which he edited until his death.
- He married Sarah Jane Roberts, daughter of (?) Roberts and Sarah (?), on 28 December 1834 in Kershaw District, South Carolina, or possibly the 27th..
- Thomas William Pegues and Sarah Jane Roberts appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1850 in Kershaw District, South Carolina, and also four other printers, aged 20-28.. Other members of the household included Thomas Godfrey Pegues, Eliza Grady Pegues, Sarah Amelia Pegues, Richard Hicks Pegues, Claudius James Pegues, Nannie G. Pegues, Mary Jane Pegues and Sarah (?).
- He was a printer, according to the 1850 census.
- Thomas William Pegues became a widower at the 11 December 1857 death of his wife Sarah Jane Roberts.
- He married Louisa S. Bronson on 27 June 1858, or possibly the 17th..
- Thomas William Pegues and Louisa S. Bronson appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1860 in Camden, Kershaw County, South Carolina, and also bookkeeper H. W. Dixon. Richard Pegues was the enumerator for his area.. Other members of the household included Eliza Grady Pegues, Richard Hicks Pegues, Claudius James Pegues, Nannie G. Pegues, Mary Jane Pegues, William Covington Pegues and Sarah (?).
- He was post master, according to the 1860 census.
- Thomas William Pegues and Louisa S. Bronson appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1870 in Camden, Kershaw County, South Carolina. Other members of the household included William Covington Pegues and Richard Hicks Pegues.
- He was a printer, according to the 1870 census.
- Thomas William Pegues died on 11 June 1878 at age 69 in Camden, Kershaw County, South Carolina.
- The following appeared on 15 August 1878 in The Working Christian: Thomas William Pegues, son of James and Sarah G. Pegues, was born in Marlboro District, S. C., on 22d October 1808. he settled in Camden in 1829, and removed to Alabama in 1836, but after a brief stay he returned to Camden, and there dwelt to the end of his life. He married Miss Sarah J. Roberts on the 28th of December 1834, and after her death in 1857, married Miss Louisa S. Bronson, on the 27th of June 1858. During the life of his first wife, ten children were born to him, seven of whom are still living. He was, in various capacities, connected with the Camden Journal. . . . During the Indian war in Alabama, he served for a short time. He fell on sleep June 11, 1878.
- Last Edited: 11 Nov 2008
Family 1: Sarah Jane Roberts b. 21 December 1816, d. 11 December 1857
- Thomas Godfrey Pegues+ b. 19 September 1835, d. 4 March 1918
- Eliza Grady Pegues b. 12 June 1837
- Sarah Amelia Pegues+ b. 12 June 1837
- Richard Hicks Pegues b. 12 May 1839
- Francis Wilson Pegues b. 25 June 1840, d. between 1840 and 1850
- Claudius James Pegues b. 14 January 1842, d. 11 June 1870
- Nannie G. Pegues b. 9 April 1844
- Mary Jane Pegues b. 13 December 1846
- William Covington Pegues b. 9 February 1852, d. 12 May 1888
Family 2: Louisa S. Bronson b. circa 1819