Gen. John Pegram

Gen. John Pegram

Male 1773 - 1831  (57 years)

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  • Name John Pegram 
    Title Gen. 
    Born 16 Nov 1773  Dinwiddie, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 Apr 1831  Dinwiddie, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I7743  mytree
    Last Modified 1 Jan 2021 

    Father Edward Pegram, Jr.,   b. 13 Jan 1744, Dinwiddie, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1816, Dinwiddie, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Lyle,   b. 1742, Dinwiddie, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1779  (Age 37 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F3103  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Martha Ward Gregory,   b. 15 Sep 1781,   d. 31 Dec 1836  (Age 55 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Richard Gregory Pegram,   b. 7 May 1801,   d. 8 Nov 1829, Dinwiddie, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)  [natural]
     2. Mary Lyle Pegram,   b. 1 Feb 1803  [natural]
    +3. James West Pegram,   b. 22 Jan 1804,   d. 23 Oct 1844  (Age 40 years)  [natural]
     4. Maria Ward Pegram,   b. 16 Feb 1806,   d. Abt Jan 1875  (Age 68 years)  [natural]
     5. Virginia Anne Pegram,   b. 21 Feb 1807,   d. 20 Jan 1845  (Age 37 years)  [natural]
     6. George Herbert Pegram,   b. 3 Apr 1810, Dinwiddie, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     7. Robert Baker Pegram,   b. 10 Dec 1811, Dinwiddie, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1894, Norfolk, Independent Cities, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  [natural]
     8. Louisa Jane Pegram,   b. 1 Feb 1813  [natural]
     9. Martha Rebekah Pegram,   b. 11 Jul 1815  [natural]
     10. William Benjamin Pegram,   b. 1 Mar 1818, Dinwiddie, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1882, South Union, Logan, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)  [natural]
     11. Lelia Adelia Pegram,   b. 23 Nov 1820,   d. 27 Jul 1865  (Age 44 years)  [natural]
     12. Franklin Pegram,   b. 27 Sep 1822  [natural]
    Last Modified 1 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F2537  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Nov 1773 - Dinwiddie, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Apr 1831 - Dinwiddie, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • John served as member of the Virginia House of Delegates from 1797 to 1801 and 1813–15. He was a member of the Virginia Senate from 1804 until 1808. He was the major general of the Virginia militia in the War of 1812 and held field command of all state forces. Following the war, he was appointed United States marshal for the eastern district of Virginia, 23 Apr 1821. He was elected as a Republican to the Fifteenth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of U.S. Representative Peterson Goodwyn and served from 21 Apr 1818 to 3 Mar 1819.

  • Sources 
    1. [S38] Claiborne of Virginia: The First Eight Generations, John Frederick Dorman, (Name: Baltimore, 1995;), p408.

    2. [S74] Internet, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Pegram.


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