John Marion Peavyhouse

1870–1953 (Age 83)
Fentress, Tennessee, United States

The Life of John Marion

When John Marion Peavyhouse was born on 10 January 1870, in Fentress, Tennessee, United States, his father, George Washington Pevyhouse Jr, was 25 and his mother, Melvina Jane Wright, was 35. He married Thursey Ann Price about 1895, in Jamestown, Fentress, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Civil District 1, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States in 1930 and Civil District 1, Fentress, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died on 30 June 1953, in Fentress, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

John Marion Peavyhouse
Thursey Ann Price
Marriage: about 1895
Maude Frances Peavyhouse
Cordes Bedford Peavyhouse
Claude Arthur Peavyhouse
Willie Oscar Peavyhouse
Johnnie Peavyhouse
Flonnie Marie Peavyhouse
Otis Wright Peavyhouse

Spouse & Children

about 1895
Jamestown, Fentress, Tennessee, United States


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Parents & Siblings

  • George Washington Pevyhouse Jr


  • Female1834–1899Female



World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 8

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.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 26

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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Sources (3)

  • John Peaveyhaus, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John M Pevyhouse in household of Levina J Pevyhouse, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John M Peavyhouse, "United States Census, 1930"

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