Peggy Joe Lenehan

27 September 1929–11 February 2009 (Age 79)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Peggy Joe

When Peggy Joe Lenehan was born on 27 September 1929, in Kentucky, United States, her father, Thomas J. Lenehan, was 31 and her mother, Selma Sharp, was 23. In 1982, at the age of 75, her occupation is listed as member of somerset city council in Somerset, Pulaski, Kentucky, United States. She died on 11 February 2009, in Somerset, Pulaski, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 79.

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Thomas J. Lenehan
Selma Sharp
Sara Titeene Lenehan
Peggy Joe Lenehan

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World Events (8)


Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1936 · The Last Public Hanging in Kentucky

Age 7

The hanging of Rainey Bethea on August 14,1936, in Owensboro, Kentucky was the last pubic hanging in the state and the United States. Anywhere from 15,000-20,000 people showed up for this event. The media was all over the hanging since the Sheriff of Davies county was a female, even though she did not pull levers. Because of the media coverage and the circus it caused, this was the last hanging.

Age 21

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Lenahan .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Peggy Joe Lenehan in household of T J Lenehan, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Peggy Jo Dugger, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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