William Thomas Pegues

b. 11 March 1851, d. 19 September 1918
  • William Thomas Pegues was born on 11 March 1851 in DeSoto Parish, Louisiana.
  • Charles Stuart Pegues and Mary Frances Guy appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1860 in Mansfield PO, DeSoto Parish, Louisiana. Other members of the household included William Thomas Pegues, Mary Frances Pegues, Samuel Augustus Pegues and Charles Guy Pegues.
  • He married Mary Elizabeth Gibbs circa 1877.
  • William Thomas Pegues and Mary Elizabeth Gibbs appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1880 in DeSoto Parish, Louisiana, enumerated next to William's sister Mary Frances Page, and his mother.. Other members of the household included Roberta Stuart Pegues.
  • He was a farmer, according to the 1880 census.
  • William Thomas Pegues became a widower at the 8 October 1889 death of his wife Mary Elizabeth Gibbs.
  • He served as sheriff and tax collector of DeSoto Parish.
  • The following appeared on 24 February 1906 in The Daily Picayune: (Mansfield, La., Feb. 23) Charles Pegues, Sergeant in the Second Troop of Cavalry, Louisiana National Guard, died here this afternoon. He was a brother of W. T. Pegues, Sheriff of De Soto Parish, and was in the employ of the Kansas City Southern Railroad Company.
  • William Thomas Pegues died on 19 September 1918 at age 67.
  • He was interred at Mansfield Cemetery, DeSoto Parish, Louisiana.
  • Last Edited: 7 Jan 2012

Family: Mary Elizabeth Gibbs b. 6 October 1856, d. 8 October 1889