Elkin Pedigo Jr

about 1825–about 1867 (Age 42)
Wayne, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Elkin

When Elkin Pedigo Jr was born about 1825, in Wayne, Kentucky, United States, his father, Elkin Pedigo, was 41 and his mother, Martha "Patsy" Harris, was 36. He married Theletta Abshier in 1845. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Butler Township, Butler, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. He died about 1867, in Butler, Missouri, United States, at the age of 42.

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Elkin Pedigo Jr
Theletta Abshier
Marriage: 1845
Grace Pedigo
Margaret Pedigo
William Pedigo
Daniel Pedigo
Hannah Pedigo
P.F. Pedigo

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Parents and Siblings


    Martha "Patsy" Harris




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World Events (7)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 0

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1829 · Missouri State Library

Age 4

The first Missouri State Library was established by law on January 22, 1829. This law was created due to the large amount of public documents which had been collected in the office of Missouri's secretary of state. The library included documentation of the actions of the Missouri senate and house. The documents were cataloged and made available to the public. The public had access to any of the books in the library from sunup to sundown on any day except Sunday.
1838 · Lord Reveals the Name of His Chruch

Age 13

On April 26, 1838, The Lord reveals that the name of His Church should be The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This revelation was given to the Prophet Joseph Smith, Jr. in Far West, Missouri.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of French Périgord, a regional name of Gaulish origin.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Elkin Pedigo, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elkin Pedigo in household of John Abshear, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elkin Petago, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

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