William Pedigo

about 1874–
Barren, Kentucky, United States

The Life of William

When William Pedigo was born about 1874, in Barren, Kentucky, United States, his father, James Riley Pedigo, was 28 and his mother, Sarah Elizabeth Thompson, was 26. He lived in Green, Kentucky, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

James Riley Pedigo
1846–1930
Sarah Elizabeth Thompson
1848–1920
Mary Alice Pedigo
1869–1951
William Pedigo
1874–
Mahala Elizabeth Pedigo
1875–1914
James Spencer Pedigo
1882–1933

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 18

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 32

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of French Périgord, a regional name of Gaulish origin.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • William Pedigo in household of Riley Pedigo, "United States Census, 1880"

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