John Melfray Peyron

Male25 September 1883–1974

Brief Life History of John Melfray

When John Melfray Peyron was born on 25 September 1883, in Illinois, United States, his father, John Peyron, was 38 and his mother, Ella Conrardy, was 25. He lived in La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. He died in 1974, at the age of 91, and was buried in La Harpe Cemetery, La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Peyron
1844–1922
Ella Conrardy
1858–1947
Blanche Matilda Peyron
1879–1961
John Melfray Peyron
1883–1974
Laurent Baptiste Peyron
1887–1963
Laura Edith Peyron
1891–1966
Paul Bert Peyron
1896–1960
Pauline Bertha Peyron
1896–1993
Ernest A. Peyron
1900–1989
Louise Annetta Peyron
1903–

Sources (8)

  • Jno Peyron in household of Jno Peyron, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John Melfary Peyron, "Illinois Births and Christenings, 1824-1940"
  • John Melfray Peyron, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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World Events (8)

1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 2

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

1886

Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 24

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Andre, Armand, Normand, Laurent, Marcel, Aime, Cecile, Clovis, Emile, Fernand, Ferrel, Francois.

Altered form of French Péron (see Peron 1), a cognate of 2 below. Compare Paro , Pearo , Pero , and Perow .

French: from a pet form of the Old French personal name Perre, a variant of Pierre , French form of Peter . This surname is also established in England, taken there by the Huguenots; compare Perrin .

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

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