William Henry Peavy

Male 1827 - 1890  (62 years)


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  • Name William Henry Peavy  [1
    Born 31 Jul 1827  Macon, Bibb, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Buried Apr 1890  Byron City Cemetery; Byron, Houston County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died 16 Apr 1890  Byron, Peach, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I2536  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2020 

    Father Littleton Dickson Peavy,   b. Jan 1800, Perry, Houston, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1861, Camilla, Mitchell County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Synthia Ann Mims,   b. Between 1804 and 1809, Warren, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1839, Perry, Houston, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 35 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1826  Perry, Houston, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F369  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Jackson,   b. 20 Dec 1830, Knoxville, Crawford County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1911, Byron, Houston [Peach] County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married Between 1846 and 1847  Knoxville, Crawford, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. William Warren Peavy,   b. 23 May 1849, Knoxville, Crawford, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1899, Parker, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)  [natural]
     2. William Wallace Peavy,   b. 28 Feb 1850, Byron, Peach, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1935, Byron, Peach, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)  [natural]
     3. Frances Emma Peavy,   b. 19 Apr 1852, Byron, Houston [Peach] County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1927, Peach, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)  [natural]
     4. Henry Jackson Peavy,   b. 28 Aug 1856, Dooly, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1951, Byron, Peach, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)  [natural]
     5. Charles Drury Peavy,   b. 7 Jul 1864, Byron, Peach, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1925, Byron, Peach, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F877  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Jul 1827 - Macon, Bibb, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Between 1846 and 1847 - Knoxville, Crawford, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Apr 1890 - Byron, Peach, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • - William Henry Peavy was one of the first founders of Byron. He also operated a farm and Walton's Grist Mill. In the late 1800s the Peavys moved to Byron, where Mr. Peavy operated a general store. He was a member of the first town council, and since then one or another direct descendant has served the town in the same capacity. [From HISTORY OF PEACH COUNTY, GEORGIA by the Governor Treutlen Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, pub. 1972-1973, pgs. 380-384]

      - Obituary from "Houston County, Georgia Cemeteries & Obituaries" by Addie Howell. "Houston Home Journal" of Perry, Houston County, Georgia cited.

      Mr. W. H. Peavy of Byron, Georgia died on April 15, 1890. He was well liked in the community. He was 63 years old and leaves a wife, three sons, and one daughter.

  • Sources 
    1. [S658] The Story of the Georgia Peavys and the Texas Warrens, Clifford V. Barker, Compiler, Blue Ridge, Georgia, Supplied by Lynn Walden, great-granddaughter of Joe N. Warren, in 2008.
      Citing book, "The History of Peach County" [Georgia]

    2. [S32] 1880 Byron, Houston County, Georgia Census.

    3. [S294] Tombstone Transcription.
      Byron City Cemetery

    4. [S261] Peavy.FTW.
      Date of Import: 19 Nov 2002

    5. [S158] Charles Jackson.
      Fellow Researcher