Myrtle Alice Lawson
b. 25 January 1890, d. 13 April 1971
- Myrtle Alice Lawson was born on 25 January 1890 in Oklahoma.
- She married Jacob M. Abbott circa 1910.
- Myrtle Alice Lawson became a widow at the 12 April 1913 death of her husband Jacob M. Abbott.
- She married William Edward Pegues, son of Christopher James Pegues and Nancy Rosella Baker, on 8 January 1916.
- William Edward Pegues registered for the draft on 5 June 1917 in Madison County, Texas, while living with his wife and four children in George, and farming in Iola.
- William Edward Pegues and Myrtle Alice Lawson appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 near the Springfield Road.. Other members of the household included Ruby Bell Pegues, Loyd Wesley Pegues, Aston Dean Pegues, Christopher Maurice Pegues and Ellis V. Abbott.
- William Edward Pegues and Myrtle Alice Lawson appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in Madison County, Texas, at Springfield Road. Other members of the household included Loyd Wesley Pegues, Ellis V. Abbott, Aston Dean Pegues, Christopher Maurice Pegues, Carlos Beauford Pegues, Marshel Edward Pegues and Verlan Cuthrel Pegues.
- She officially witnessed the death of William Edward Pegues on 28 April 1963 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Houston, Harris County, Texas.
- Myrtle Alice Lawson became a widow at the 28 April 1963 death of her husband William Edward Pegues.
- At the time of her death, her usual residence was in Houston, Harris County, Texas, at 1902 Heaney Drive.
- Myrtle Alice Lawson died on 13 April 1971 at age 81 in Pasadena, Harris County, Texas, at Blalock Nursing Home, 802 Fresa . Her death was officially witnessed by Aston Dean Pegues.
- She was interred at Plainview Cemetery, Madison County, Texas.
- A single grave marker identifies the graves of Myrtle Alice Lawson and William Edward Pegues.
- Last Edited: 30 Mar 2015
Family 1: Jacob M. Abbott b. 20 October 1869, d. 12 April 1913
Family 2: William Edward Pegues b. 17 December 1886, d. 28 April 1963
- Aston Dean Pegues b. 15 October 1916, d. 12 April 1989
- Christopher Maurice Pegues b. 25 September 1918, d. 17 March 1980
- Carlos Beauford Pegues b. 10 August 1921, d. 16 December 2014
- Marshel Edward Pegues b. 18 November 1923, d. 24 August 1978
- Verlan Cuthrel Pegues b. 2 August 1926, d. 16 September 2011