Francis Marion Peugh

Birth
Walla Walla, Walla Walla County, Washington, USA
Death 11 Mar 1923 (aged 43)
Hood River, Hood River County, Oregon, USA
Burial Hood River, Hood River County, Oregon, USA
Plot Block 11, Lot 1, Grave 6
Memorial ID 43947768 · View Source
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Married: Matilda L "Mattie" (Thomas) Peugh [1875-1945] on 17 Oct 1900 at Wasco, Sherman, Oregon
They experienced two still births: Baby Girl 1902 and Edgar Alton 1905
Sources indicate she remained in the marriage thru his death in 1923. On 8 Nov 1924 she married Bert J. Parriott at Stevenson, Skamania, Washington.
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The Hood River Glacier, March 15, 1923, page 4
F. M. Peugh is Victim of Suicide
That death resulted from a self inflicted gunshot wound, the act caused by a fit of despondency, was the verdict Tuesday of a jury impaneled by Coroner Sifton to hold an inquest over the body of F. M. Peugh, prominent East Side orchardist who was found mortally wounded Sunday afternoon at his home.
Mr. Peugh was found in a dying condition on a bed, a 22-calibre, high-powered rifle bullet having ploughed from the temple through his brain. Authentic reports among friends are that Mr. and Mrs. Peugh have had recent domestic trouble.
Sunday Mr. and Mrs. Peugh were visiting the home of the latter's mother, Mrs. Thomas, in the city. Mr. Peugh departed for the ranch about 10 p. m. Mrs. Peugh and brothers went to the ranch shortly after noon. Mr. Peugh was found lying, fully dressed on a bed, the rifle by his side. He was rushed to the Cottage hospital, death occurring in the late afternoon.
Funeral services were held yesterday afternoon at the Anderson chapel, interment following at Idlewilde cemetery. Rev. J. B. Lister officiated.


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Gravesite Details Buried 14 Mar 1923. Age 43

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  • Created by: Jeffrey Bryant
  • Added: 5 Nov 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 43947768
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Francis Marion Peugh (28 Apr 1879–11 Mar 1923), Find a Grave Memorial no. 43947768, citing Idlewilde Cemetery, Hood River, Hood River County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by Jeffrey Bryant (contributor 46919897) .