b. 3 March 1891, d. 8 June 1979
- Father: Francis Preston Brooks Pegues b. 20 February 1856, d. 15 April 1924
- Mother: Jennie May Pegues b. 1 May 1861, d. 1 August 1925
- Nancy Pegues was born on 3 March 1891 in Marlboro County, South Carolina.
- Francis Preston Brooks Pegues and Jennie May Pegues appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in Smithville Township, Marlboro County, South Carolina, enumerated near to Frank's brother John.. Other members of the household included Nancy Pegues, Mary Louise Pegues, Rufus Randolph Pegues, Preston Brooks Pegues, Marlborough Kenneth Pegues, Jennie May Pegues and Harriet Elizabeth Godfrey Gillespie.
- She married Hugh Waddell May, son of William May and Catherine Newcomb, on 21 June 1916.
- The following appeared on 25 June 1916 in the Charlotte Sunday Observer: (Rockingham, June 24) Nancy Pegues, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Brooks Pegues, and Hugh Waddell May of Charleston, W. Va., were married at the country home of the bride Wednesday evening at 7:45. Rev. Mr. Harmon, pastor of the Methodist Church of Cheraw, S. C., officiated. The ceremony was performed on the lawn of the century-old home. The first of the bridal party to appear were the ushers, five brothers of the bride, Randolph, Preston, Marlborough, Victor and Olin Pegues and a cousin, W. C. Leak, Jr., following, came the two dames of honor, Mrs. Olin Pegues and Mrs. W. C. Leak, sister and aunt of the bride, and the maid of honor, Miss Jennie May Pegues. The bride came down the long piazza leaning on the arm of her father, and was met by the groom with his best man, James Woodrow. The wedding music was played by Mrs. Claude Ashton-Jones of Charleston W. Va., who also accompanied Miss Cora Stansill as she sang, "Until," by Wilfrid Sanderson.
Among the out-of-town guests were noted: Mr. and Mrs. James Woodrow, sister and brother-in-law of the groom, Mrs. Claude Ashton-Jones, Mrs. Holmes Morton and Miss Hannah Pearse of Charleston. [Note that Olin Pegues actually was the husband of Nancy's sister Mary Louise, as well as their first cousin.]
- Hugh Waddell May registered for the draft on 5 June 1917 in Kanawha County, West Virginia, whil living with his wife at 1704 Washington in Charleston, and employed there in the real estate business by Poteet & Woodroe.
- Hugh Waddell May and Nancy Pegues appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia, at 637 Holly Road. Other members of the household included Jennie Pegues May, Catherine Newcomb May and William Leak Pegues. Also in the household were daughters Jennie (age 11) and Cathrine (5).
- Hugh Waddell May registered for the draft on 27 April 1942 in Kanawha County, West Virginia, while living with his wife Nancy at 637 Holly Road in Charleston, and employed there by Fred N. Smith Company, 720 Kanawha Boulevard.
- Nancy Pegues became a widow at the 11 April 1967 death of her husband Hugh Waddell May.
- The SSDI lists Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia, as the last residence of record of Nancy Pegues.
- Nancy Pegues died on 8 June 1979 at age 88.
- She was interred at St. Matthew's Episcopal Church Cemetery, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia.
- Last Edited: 2 May 2015