Abraham Peay

1858–1937 (Age 78)
Cedar Creek Township, Lancaster, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Abraham

When Abraham Peay was born on 26 November 1858, in Cedar Creek Township, Lancaster, South Carolina, United States, his father, Nicholas Peay, was 22 and his mother, Adeline Izzard, was 21. He had at least 11 sons and 3 daughters with Eliza Carr. He lived in Cedar Creek Twp, Lancaster, South Carolina, United States for about 10 years. He died on 26 March 1937, in Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 78.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Abraham Peay
1858–1937
Eliza Carr
1866–1953
Rachael Peay
1882–1972
Austin Peay
1892–
Charlotte Peay
1885–1931
Rev. Belton Peay
1885–1986
Martha Peay
1887–1917
Samuel Peay
1889–1975
Earnest Peay
1896–
Maney Peay
1896–
Mckinley Peay
1896–
James Pea
1896–
Alexander Peay
1900–1975
Chalmus Peay
1901–1991
Dancy Peay
1904–1985
Capers Peay
1905–

Spouse & Children

children

(14)

+9 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1860

Age 2

In 1860, South Carolina quit the United States because its citizens were in favor of slavery and President Lincoln was not. The Civil War started a year later.
1863

Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 23

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English: possibly a variant of Pay 1.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Abe Pea, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Abram Peay, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Abraham Peay, "United States Census, 1920"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account
Create a free account to view more about your family.
Share this with your family and friends.