Rebecca Ann Pegues
b. 6 October 1900, d. 9 January 1977
- 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
- Rebecca Ann Pegues was born on 6 October 1900 in Columbus, Lowndes County, Mississippi.
- 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 Rebecca Ann Pegues, Martha Maxwell Pegues and Alexander Hamilton Pegues III.
- Alexander Hamilton Pegues II and Elizabeth Hamlin Lumpkin appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in Columbus, Lowndes County, Mississippi, at 825 Seventh. Other members of the household included Rebecca Ann Pegues, Alexander Hamilton Pegues III.
- She married Orlando Mitchell McCullough on 25 May 1921.
- She applied for a passport on 7 May 1923 while living in Columbus, Lowndes County, Mississippi.
- 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.
- Orlando Mitchell McCullough and Rebecca Ann Pegues appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1940 in Bronxville, Westchester County, New York, at 6 Sherman Avenue. Other members of the household included Orlando Mitchell McCullough. Also in the household was one female domestic servant. In 1935 the family was living in the Bronx.
- At the time of her death Rebecca Ann Pegues was living in Eastchester, Westchester County, New York, at 31 Stewart Place.
- Rebecca Ann Pegues died on 9 January 1977 at age 76 in New Rochelle, Westchester County, New York, at New Rochelle Hospital.
- The following appeared on 14 January 1977 in The Herald Statesman: Rebecca McCullough, who taught piano for years at her home, 31 Stewart Place, Eastchester, died Sunday at New Rochelle Hospital.
A former longtime resident of Richmond, Va., she graduated from Mississippi State College for Women and studied music at the Fontainbleau Conservatory in France with Robert Casadesus and Nadia Boulanger, and with Ernest Hutchinson.
She was a communicant of St. Paul's Church, a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Colonial Dames, and the United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Her husband, O. Mitchell McCullough, is deceased.
Surviving are two sons, the Rev. Alexander P. McCullough of Scarsdale and O. Mitchell McCullough Jr. of Warrington, Pa; a brother, A. H. Pegues Jr. of Cleveland, Tenn; and five grandchildren.
- Last Edited: 5 Jan 2015