Naomie MacPherson Pegues
b. 9 January 1915, d. 19 November 2004
- Father: Sarius Olivia Pegues b. 12 March 1888, d. 10 October 1953
- Mother: Naomi Mitchell Simons b. 6 July 1888, d. 6 July 1944
- Naomie MacPherson Pegues was born on 9 January 1915 in Marlboro County, South Carolina.
- Sarius Olivia Pegues and Naomi Mitchell Simons appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in Smithville Township, Marlboro County, South Carolina, enumerated next to Sarius' brother Olin.. Other members of the household included Naomie MacPherson Pegues, Rufus Marcellus Pegues.
- The following appeared on 5 March 1928 in The Charleston Evening Post: Mr. and Mrs. S. O. Petues and Miss Naomi Pegues, of Cheraw, were the guest recently of relatives here.
- Sarius Olivia Pegues and Naomi Mitchell Simons appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in Cheraw, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, at Third Street. Other members of the household included Naomie MacPherson Pegues, Rufus Marcellus Pegues.
- The following appeared on 27 August 1935 in The Charlotte Observer: (Cheraw, S. C., Aug. 26) Social activities in Cheraw last week centered around the approaching marriage of Miss Blanche Robey Wannamaker of Cheraw and C. E. Watts, Jr., of Camden which will take place August 29.
Thursday afternoon Miss Naomi Pegues was hostess in honor of Miss Wannamaker with four table arranged for bridge and a few additional guests at the conclusion of the games. Miss Wannamaker's place was marked with a miniature bride. The high score prize was won by Mrs. Wilbur Yates of Raleigh who is the guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. McI. Watts, and Miss Wannamaker was presented a gift. Miss Pegues was assisted in serving a sherbert course by her mother, Mrs. S. O. Pegues.
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Miss Mary Louise Pegues was hostess Friday morning at her home in Marlboro county when she entertained at a bridge breakfast honoring Miss Wannamaker. A two course breakfast was served after which bridge was played at two tables. Mrs. Paul Hammond and Miss Nancy Louise Hammond of Welsh, West Virginia, and Mrs. Olin Pegues assisted in serving. Miss Rosa Spruill won the prize for high score and Miss Wannamaker was presented a gift.
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The parties given in honor of Miss Wannamaker and Mr. Watts will continue through Thursday morning.
- Naomie MacPherson Pegues appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1940 in Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, at 1416 Lady. Also in the household were four famale lodgers, all public school teachers.
- She was a public school teacher, according to the 1940 census.
- She married Robert James Morgan on 4 August 1943 in Cheraw, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, at Saint David's Episcopal Church.
- The following appeared on 19 October 1978 in The News & Courier: (Cheraw) Rufus Marcellus Pegues, 65, died Wednesday at a Bennettsville hospital.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the graveside, directed by Stubbs-Reid Funeral Home. Burial will be in Old St. David's Cemetery.
Mr. Pegues was born at Charleston, a son of the late Sarius O. Pegues and Mrs. Nonie Simons Pegues. He was a prominent Marlboro County farmer.
Surviving are: a son, Rufus James Pegues of Conway; a sister, Mrs. R.J. Morgan of Charlottesville, Va; vour grandchildren.
- Naomie MacPherson Pegues died on 19 November 2004 at age 89 in Brenham, Washington County, Texas, at her residence.
- Her husband Robert James Morgan became a widower at her death.
- The following appeared on 20 November 2004 in The Eagle: (Brenham) No services are planned for Naomie MacPherson Pegues Morgan, 89, of Brenham. [:CR;] Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Brenham Memorial Chapel. [:CR;] Mrs. Morgan died Friday at her home. [:CR;] She was born in Marlboro County, S.C., and was an elementary school teacher. She received a bachelor's degree from Winthrop University and her master's of education from the University of Virginia. [:CR;] Survivors include her husband, Robert James Morgan; a son, Richard Morgan of Miami; a daughter, Jacquelyn Padfield of Brenham; and three grandchildren. [:CR;] In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Naomie P. Morgan Memorial Book Fund, c/o Alderman Library, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va. 22903.
- Last Edited: 10 Aug 2015