Walter Dickinson Pegues
b. 8 January 1865, d. 29 June 1954
- Father: Wesley Leatherwood Pegues b. 22 June 1818, d. 16 July 1894
- Mother: Olivia Amanda Dickinson b. 1832, d. 1880
- Walter Dickinson Pegues was born on 8 January 1865 in Marlboro District, South Carolina.
- Wesley Leatherwood Pegues and Olivia Amanda Dickinson appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1870 in Smithville Township, Marlboro County, South Carolina, and son Shipp, born about 1868, was apparently missed by the enumerator.. Other members of the household included Walter Dickinson Pegues, Caroline A. Pegues, William Wesley Pegues, Jane O. Pegues, Frank E. Pegues, Arthur Clarence Pegues and Barnwell Pegues.
- 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 Walter Dickinson Pegues, Jane O. Pegues, Frank E. Pegues, Arthur Clarence Pegues, Barnwell Pegues, Albert Shipp Pegues and Herbert Henry Pegues. Also in the household was one domestic servant.
- He married Ida Burch Irby, daughter of William Wright Irby and Julia Mary Pegues, circa 1886, cousins; Walter's father Wesley Leatherwood Pegues was the brother of Ida's maternal grandfather Benjamin Franklin Pegues.
- Walter Dickinson Pegues and Ida Burch Irby appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in Cheraw, Chesterfield County, South Carolina. Other members of the household included Olivia A. Pegues, Mary Ethel Pegues, Barnwell Eugene Pegues, Charles Irby Pegues and Julia M. Pegues.
- He was a state constable, according to the 1900 census.
- Walter Dickinson Pegues and Ida Burch Irby appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in Cheraw, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, at Huger Street. Other members of the household included Olivia A. Pegues, Mary Ethel Pegues, Barnwell Eugene Pegues, Charles Irby Pegues, Julia M. Pegues, Jane O. Pegues, Julia Rembert Irby, Franklin Pegues Irby and Rebecca Evans Irby.
- He was employed as a revenue officer, according to the 1920 census.
- He officially witnessed the death of Jane O. Pegues on 24 February 1920 in Florence, Florence County, South Carolina; never having married.
- 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.
- Walter Dickinson Pegues and Ida Burch Irby appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in Cheraw, Chesterfield County, South Carolina. Other members of the household included Olivia A. Pegues, Mary Ethel Pegues, Julia M. Pegues and Joseph Calhoun Irby.
- Walter Dickinson Pegues became a widower at the 14 February 1932 death of his wife Ida Burch Irby.
- The following appeared on 15 February 1932 in The Charlotte Observer: (Cheraw, S. C., Feb 14) Mrs. Walter D. Pegues, 67, member of a prominent Cheraw and Marlboro county family, died Sunday afternoon at her home here from a stroke of paralysis which she suffered Sunday morning. Before her marriage, she was Miss Ida Irby, daughter of William W. and Julia Mary Pegues Irby of Marlboro county where she was reared.
She is survived by her husband and four children, Misses Olivia, Ethel and Julia Pegues of Cheraw and Charlie Pegues of Raleigh; two brothers, Joe Irby of Cheraw and William Irby of Florida; and two sisters, Miss Julia and Rebecca Irby of Florida. The funeral arrangements have not been completed.
- Walter Dickinson Pegues died on 29 June 1954 at age 89 in Cheraw, Chesterfield County, South Carolina.
- He was interred at Old Saint David's Episcopal Church Cemetery, Cheraw, Chesterfield County, South Carolina.
- Last Edited: 14 Aug 2015
- Charts: Descendants of PEGUES Claudius & Marcia Saunders (#1), Descendants of PEGUES Claudius & Marcia Saunders (#2)
Family: Ida Burch Irby b. 25 March 1865, d. 14 February 1932
- Olivia A. Pegues b. 31 December 1888, d. 3 July 1986
- Mary Ethel Pegues b. 9 December 1891, d. 4 October 1963
- Barnwell Eugene Pegues b. 16 December 1892, d. 18 May 1929
- Charles Irby Pegues b. 17 May 1894, d. 13 June 1961
- Walena D. Pegues b. 1896, d. 1897
- Julia M. Pegues b. May 1898, d. 26 December 1969