Keziah Peavyhouse

1848–1876 (Age 27)
Wayne, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Keziah

When Keziah Peavyhouse was born on 19 September 1848, in Wayne, Tennessee, United States, her father, John W. Peavyhouse, was 22 and her mother, Melina Melisa Coleman, was 14. She had at least 4 sons and 2 daughters with Brantlett D Holmes. She died in 1876, in Graves, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 28.

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Family Time Line

Keziah Peavyhouse
Brantlett D Holmes
Wesley Clint Holmes
Andrew Jackson Holmes
Martha J Holmes
Alfred Holmes
Sarah Ann Holmes
M Holmes

Spouse & Children



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Parents & Siblings

  • John W. Peavyhouse


  • Melina Melisa Coleman




  • Female1848–1876Female

  • Phillip Peevyhouse


  • Elizabeth Peevyhouse


  • Martha J. Peevyhouse


  • Andrew Jackson Peevyhouse


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World Events (7)

1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 2

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

Age 13

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.
1861 · The Civil War Starts

Age 13

When the Civil War broke out Kentucky had said they would be neutral. As the war raged on though, Kentucky supplied around 86,000 troops to the North and half of that to the South. Fort Jefferson in western Kentucky was the first fort occupied by the Union forces

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Sources (3)

  • Keziah Peavyhaus in household of John W Peavyhaus, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Kisiah Pevehouse in household of J W Pevehouse, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Nancy Frazier in entry for Mr Wesley Clint Holmes, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"

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