Martha Maxwell Pegues
b. 14 October 1896, d. 3 May 1975
- Father: Alexander Hamilton Pegues II b. 26 January 1857, d. 20 December 1938
- Mother: Elizabeth Hamlin Lumpkin b. 14 February 1870, d. 24 December 1932
- Martha Maxwell Pegues was born on 14 October 1896 in Tupelo, Lee County, Mississippi.
- She was known as Mattie.
- Alexander Hamilton Pegues II and Elizabeth Hamlin Lumpkin appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in Columbus, Lowndes County, Mississippi, boarding in the household of Carlotta Gibbs.. Other members of the household included Martha Maxwell Pegues.
- Alexander Hamilton Pegues II and Elizabeth Hamlin Lumpkin appeared in the US federal census of 15 April 1910 in Columbus, Lowndes County, Mississippi, at 825 Seventh Avenue. Other members of the household included Martha Maxwell Pegues, Rebecca Ann Pegues and Alexander Hamilton Pegues III.
- She married George Mark Wood, son of Milton LeGrand Wood and Sallie Harrison Watkins, circa 1923.
- George Mark Wood and Martha Maxwell Pegues appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in Montgomery, Alabama, at 121 Sayre Street. Other members of the household included George Mark Wood Jr.
- The following appeared on 22 December 1938 in The Daily Herald: (Oxford, Miss., Dec. 21) Alexander Hamilton Pegues II, retired Tupelo and Columbus, Miss., merchant, died yesterday. His father, a prominent political figure for many years, founded Oxford.
The deceased is survived by a son, Alexander Pegues III of Dallas, Tex., and two daughters, Mrs. Mattie Woods [sic] of Montgomery, Ala., and Mrs. Rebecca McCullough of New York City.
- Martha Maxwell Pegues became a widow at the 17 May 1974 death of her husband George Mark Wood.
- Martha Maxwell Pegues died on 3 May 1975 at age 78 in Montgomery, Alabama.
- She was interred at Greenwood Cemetery, Montgomery, Alabama.
- A single grave marker identifies the graves of George Mark Wood and Martha Maxwell Pegues.
- Last Edited: 2 Apr 2015