John J Pedigo

7 November 1841–14 May 1922 (Age 80)
Wayne, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of John J

When John J Pedigo was born on 7 November 1841, in Wayne, Kentucky, United States, his father, Alexander Barnett, was 20 and his mother, Margaret Russell Scott, was 21. He married Minerva Louisa Fergus in 1867, in Cumberland, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 1, Bell, Texas, United States for about 30 years and Justice Precinct 7, Bell, Texas, United States in 1920. He died on 14 May 1922, in Belton, Bell, Texas, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Mcdowell Cemetery, Belton, Bell, Texas, United States.

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John J Pedigo
Minerva Louisa Fergus
Marriage: 1867
James Pedigo
Emma Elizabeth Pedigo
Joseph Tim Pedigo
Dora Pedigo
Effie Mae Pedigo
Minnie Grace Pedigo

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  • Marriage
    1867Cumberland, Kentucky, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1850 · 8th Most Populated State
    Age 9
    According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.
    Age 22
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of Peregoy , a surname of French origin. Compare Pedego , Perigo 1, and Perrigo 1.History: The surname Pedigo was first used by Robert (Robin) Pedigo, born 1731 in MD, died 1821 or 1822 in Henry County, VA, and Edward (Ned) Pedigo, born 1730 or 1732 in MD, died 1834 in Barren County, KY sons of Henry Peregoy (Perigoe) and grandsons of Joseph Peregoy (see Peregoy ), after they moved from MD to VA. It is believed that all the Pedigos are descended from one of the two brothers.

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

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    Sources (12)

    • John Petigo in household of Jane Wray, "United States Census, 1860"
    • J J Pedigo in entry for Dorthy Dora Louise Gill, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
    • John Pedigo in household of Alexander Barnet, "United States Census, 1850"

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