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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John Peyron
Ella Conrardy
Blanche Matilda Peyron
John Melfray Peyron
Laurent Baptiste Peyron
Laura Edith Peyron
Paul Bert Peyron
Pauline Bertha Peyron
Ernest A. Peyron
Louise Annetta Peyron

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.


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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