Stephen Virgil Peavyhouse

1875–1957 (Age 82)
Fentress, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Stephen Virgil

When Stephen Virgil Peavyhouse was born on 15 January 1875, in Fentress, Tennessee, United States, his father, George Washington Pevyhouse Jr, was 30 and his mother, Melvina Jane Wright, was 40. He had at least 7 sons and 3 daughters with Martha Ellen Beaty. He lived in Civil District 8, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States in 1880 and Civil District 3, Fentress, Tennessee, United States for about 30 years. He died on 15 February 1957, in Jamestown, Fentress, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Storie Cemetery, Fentress, Tennessee, United States.

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Stephen Virgil Peavyhouse
Martha Ellen Beaty
Ruby Pearl Peavyhouse
Thomas Clinton Peavyhouse
George Clemons Peavyhouse
Raymond Editon Peavyhouse
Noble Marion Peavyhouse
Mary Jane Peavyhouse
Maggie Ann Peavyhouse
Donald Carl Peavyhouse Senior
Arnold Virgil Peavyhouse

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  • George Washington Pevyhouse Jr


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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 3

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 23

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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Sources (3)

  • Virge S Peevyhouse, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Stephen V Peavyhouse, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Virgil P Peavyhause, "United States Census, 1910"

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