Christopher Columbus Pegram

Christopher Columbus Pegram

Birth
Lincoln County, Tennessee, USA
Death 2 Apr 1930 (aged 95)
Killeen, Bell County, Texas, USA
Burial Killeen, Bell County, Texas, USA
Plot Sec OS, row B, grave 10
Memorial ID 19403296 · View Source
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Columbus was the son of William Pegram and Martha (Whitaker) Pegram. His obituary states he came to Texas in 1852. Family tradition is his brother, George A. Pegram and family came to Texas with Columbus. He married Joana Josephine Nowlin 5 Feb 1860 in Rusk, Rusk Co., TX. They had four children: Martha Ray, William Louis, Laura Lane & John Thomas. Joana died in 1880 in Williamson Co., TX. He was in the CSA, Co A, 34th Texas Cav.

Obituary: Temple Daily Telegram-April 3, 1930

KILLEEN PIONEER DIES
Killeen, April 3 - C. Pegram, 95, was buried at the Killeen cemetery Wednesday with Rev. Fry officiating. Mr. Pegram came to Texas from Tennessee when he was 18 years of age. He has been a resident of Bell county since 1900. He mrried Josie Knowles who died 50 years ago. He is survived by four children, Mrs McMullen, Killeen; Louis Pegram, Killeen; Mrs L. L. McIntyre, Doolidge, Arizona; John Pegram of Klondike region; 11 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren and six great great grandchildren.


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  • Created by: Frances Mays McFarland
  • Added: 16 May 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial 19403296
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Christopher Columbus Pegram (Nov 1834–2 Apr 1930), Find a Grave Memorial no. 19403296, citing Killeen City Cemetery, Killeen, Bell County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Frances Mays McFarland (contributor 46831433) .