John Willis Peregoy

from 1817 to 1819–25 January 1853 (Age 36)
Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

The Life of John Willis

When John Willis Peregoy was born from 1817 to 1819, in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, his father, James Charlton Peregoy Perrigo, was 29 and his mother, Catharine Willis, was 22. He married Catharine J. Brown on 16 November 1838, in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 25 January 1853, at the age of 36, and was buried in Green Mount Cemetery, Baltimore, Maryland, United States.

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John Willis Peregoy
Catharine J. Brown
Marriage: 16 November 1838
Rosaline Peregoy
Charles F Peregoy
John Willis Peregoy Jr.

Spouse and Children

16 November 1838
Baltimore, Maryland, United States


    Rosaline Peregoy


    Charles F Peregoy


    John Willis Peregoy Jr.


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World Events (6)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 2

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1821 · Baltimore Basilica

Age 4

In 1821, the Baltimore Basilica the first Roman Catholic cathedral built in the US was consecrated. It was the first major religious building constructed after the U.S Constitution was put into action.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 13

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of French Périgord ( see Pedigo ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • John W. Peregoy, "Maryland County Marriages, 1658-1940"
  • 1997 email from NCreed!
  • John W. Peregoy, "Maryland, Marriages, 1666-1970"

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