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Joseph E. Burkett “Burkett” PeytonAge: 85 years18441930

Name
Joseph E. Burkett “Burkett” Peyton
Given names
Joseph E. Burkett
Nickname
Burkett
Surname
Peyton
Birth November 19, 1844 22 26
Birth of a sisterMary Ann Elizabeth “Betsy” Peyton
1847 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 13 months)
Note: The Mexican-American War was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution - http://goo.gl/dGxJ1k
Birth of a brotherGeorge W. Peyton
1849 (Age 4 years)
Census June 1, 1850 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a sisterLucinda Mathilda Peyton
April 4, 1853 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a sisterEliza Jane Peyton
February 6, 1856 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a brotherCharles Henry Peyton Jr
February 1859 (Age 14 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 12 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://goo.gl/XVwD6F
Census August 9, 1860 (Age 15 years)
Birth of a brotherJohn P. “Jack” Peyton
1862 (Age 17 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 16 years)

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War - http://goo.gl/ETtxkC
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 22 years)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) - http://goo.gl/Gz2kHh
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 22 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://goo.gl/iiduRH
Marriage of a siblingGeorge W. DerryMary Ann Elizabeth “Betsy” PeytonView this family
January 23, 1868 (Age 23 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 24 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network - http://goo.gl/Xafdg5
Census August 17, 1870 (Age 25 years)
Marriage of a siblingGeorge W. PeytonBarbara Ann EdwardsView this family
October 27, 1870 (Age 25 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherBurkett Jett
1872 (Age 27 years)
MarriageElizabeth E. DerryView this family
December 24, 1874 (Age 30 years)
Death of a wifeElizabeth E. Derry
1875 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a brotherJoseph Henry Peyton
January 18, 1876 (Age 31 years)
Marriage of a siblingJesse Alexander LeeLucinda Mathilda PeytonView this family
November 7, 1876 (Age 31 years)
MarriageRuth Emogene WebbView this family
December 19, 1876 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a son
#1
James Madison Peyton
June 6, 1877 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a sisterElnora Peyton
about 1878 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1878 (Age 33 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://goo.gl/9lEiEH
Death of a paternal grandfatherJoseph Evin Peyton
January 31, 1879 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a son
#2
Austin Eugene Peyton
February 6, 1879 (Age 34 years)
Death of a sonJames Madison Peyton
February 18, 1879 (Age 34 years)
Census June 25, 1880 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a son
#3
Franklin F. Peyton
April 13, 1881 (Age 36 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4
Daisey E. Mildred Peyton
September 24, 1883 (Age 38 years)
Marriage of a siblingCharles Henry Peyton JrAdelia E. EverhartView this family
1884 (Age 39 years)

Birth of a son
#5
Luther Marshall Peyton
April 7, 1886 (Age 41 years)
Birth of a son
#6
Thurman Clise Peyton
April 17, 1888 (Age 43 years)
Death of a sonThurman Clise Peyton
November 29, 1888 (Age 44 years)

Marriage of a siblingEdward Harrison FieldsEliza Jane PeytonView this family
August 11, 1890 (Age 45 years)
Birth of a son
#7
Joseph Elmer Peyton
January 2, 1891 (Age 46 years)
Death of a fatherCharles Henry Peyton Sr
November 22, 1892 (Age 48 years)
Birth of a son
#8
Floyd Raymond Peyton Sr
March 6, 1894 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a son
#9
William Jennings Bryan Peyton
August 22, 1896 (Age 51 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 53 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence - http://goo.gl/AZzZyH
Marriage of a childAustin Eugene PeytonMaggie Estella DeetzView this family
September 3, 1898 (Age 53 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1
Mabel Estella Peyton
January 24, 1900 (Age 55 years)
Death of a motherSusan M. Jett
1900 (Age 55 years)
Census June 16, 1900 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2
Howard Cogle
May 31, 1908 (Age 63 years)

Census April 18, 1910 (Age 65 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#3
Mildred Peyton
November 18, 1911 (Age 66 years)

Birth of a grandson
#4
Joseph E. Peyton
May 30, 1913 (Age 68 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#5
Evelyn Peyton
July 1915 (Age 70 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#6
Geneva Rosalie Peyton
September 12, 1916 (Age 71 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 71 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Marriage of a childFloyd Raymond Peyton SrAva Rosella SmithView this family
June 25, 1917 (Age 72 years)
Birth of a grandson
#7
Charles Leroy Peyton
October 5, 1917 (Age 72 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#8
Beatrice L. “Betty” Peyton
December 8, 1917 (Age 73 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#9
Elizabeth Eileen Peyton
April 7, 1918 (Age 73 years)
Birth of a grandson
#10
Albert Peyton
May 6, 1918 (Age 73 years)

Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 72 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://goo.gl/CElxTx
Death of a daughterDaisey E. Mildred Peyton
December 12, 1918 (Age 74 years)

Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 73 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history - http://goo.gl/nYVCtq
Birth of a grandson
#11
William Burkett Peyton Sr
October 15, 1919 (Age 74 years)
Census January 28, 1920 (Age 75 years)
Death of a sonLuther Marshall Peyton
May 22, 1920 (Age 75 years)
Death of a wifeRuth Emogene Webb
April 27, 1921 (Age 76 years)
Birth of a grandson
#12
Floyd Raymond Peyton Jr
October 28, 1921 (Age 76 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#13
June Adalae Peyton
July 8, 1924 (Age 79 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 84 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://goo.gl/MgHbRM
Census April 2, 1930 (Age 85 years)
Address: 3028 Darby Street
Death April 21, 1930 (Age 85 years)
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: September 8, 1843Loudoun, Virginia, United States
14 months
himself
3 years
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
4 years
younger sister
3 years
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
4 years
younger brother
14 years
younger brother
Joseph Henry Peyton
Birth: January 18, 1876 53 58Loudoun, Virginia, United States
Death: September 30, 1943Keyser, Mineral, West Virginia, United States
3 years
younger sister
Family with Elizabeth E. Derry - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: December 24, 1874Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, United States
Family with Ruth Emogene Webb - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: December 19, 1876Loudoun, Virginia, United States
6 months
son
James Madison Peyton
Birth: June 6, 1877 32 23Loudoun, Virginia, United States
Death: February 18, 1879Loudoun, Virginia, United States
20 months
son
2 years
son
2 years
daughter
3 years
son
2 years
son
Thurman Clise Peyton
Birth: April 17, 1888 43 34Loudoun, Virginia, United States
Death: November 29, 1888
3 years
son
Joseph Elmer Peyton
Birth: January 2, 1891 46 37Loudoun, Virginia, United States
Death: July 1966Cooksville, Howard, Maryland, United States
3 years
son
3 years
son

Census1850 United States - Census transcript - Charles Henry Peyton Sr - Household

Loudoun, Virginia

NameAgeSexColorOccupationREBirthplaceMarSchoolR+WInfirm
Charles Peyton27MShoemakerVirginiaY
Susan Peyton32FVirginiaY
Burkett Peyton5MVirginia
Betsy Peyton3FVirginia
George Peyton1MVirginia

Census1860 United States - Census transcript - Charles Henry Peyton Sr - Household

NameAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceMarSchoolR+WInfirm
Charles H Peyton37MShoemakerVirginiaY
Susan Peyton42FVirginiaY
Jos B Peyton16MVirginia
Mary Ann Peyton14FVirginia
George W. Peyton11MVirginia
Lucinda Peyton7FVirginia
Eliza Peyton5FVirginia
Charles H Peyton2MVirginia

Census1870 United States - Census transcript - Charles Henry Peyton Sr - Household

Loudoun, Virginia

NameAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceFFBMFBBornMarSchoolReadWriteInfirmCitDis
Charles Peyton47MWShoemakerVirginiaY
Susan Peyton52FWKeeping HouseVirginiaY
Joseph Peyton25MWShoemakerVirginia
George Peyton20MWApprentice ShoemakerVirginia
Lucinda Peyton17FWAt HomeVirginia
Eliza Peyton14FWAt HomeVirginia
Charles Peyton12MWAt HomeVirginia
John Peyton8MWAt HomeVirginia

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - Joseph E. Burkett “Burkett” Peyton - Household

Loudoun, Virginia

NameAgeSexMonRelationSMW/DMYOccupationUnEmSickBlindDDIdioticInsaneDisabledSchoolReadWriteBPFBPMBP
Joseph Peyton35MheadYShoemakerVirginiaVirginiaVirginia
R.E.M Peyton26FwifeYKeeping HouseVirginiaVirginiaVirginia
Austin E. Peyton1MsonVirginiaVirginiaVirginia
Llewellyn C. Sexton9MVirginiaVirginiaVirginia

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Joseph E. Burkett “Burkett” Peyton - Household

Harpers Ferry, West Virginia

NameRelationRaceSexMonthYearAgeCondMarrChilChilBPFBPMBPImmUSNatOccupationUnempSchoolReadWriteEngHomeMortFarm
Burkett PeytonheadMNov184455M23VirginiaVirginiaVirginiaShoemaker
Ruth PeytonwifeFAug185346M2396VirginiaVirginiaVirginia
Austin PeytonsonMFeb187921M1VirginiaVirginiaVirginiaDay Laborer
Maggie PeytonD-in-lawF188118M111VirginiaMarylandMaryland
Daisy PeytondaughterFSep188316SVirginiaVirginiaVirginia
Luther PeytonsonMApr188614SVirginiaVirginiaVirginiaAt School
Elmer PeytonsonMJan18918SVirginiaVirginiaVirginia
Floyd PeytonsonMMar18946SVirginiaVirginiaVirginia
Bryan PeytonsonMAug18963SVirginiaVirginiaVirginia
Mabel PeytonG-DaughterFJan19004/12SWest VirginiaVirginiaVirginia

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Joseph E. Burkett “Burkett” Peyton - Household

Baltimore, Maryland Ward 12

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrChilChilBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Peyton, Joseph E.B.headM65M33VirginiaVirginiaVirginiaLaborer - City
Peyton, Ruth E.wifeF56M3396
Peyton, ElmersonM18SVirginiaVirginiaVirginiaDriver - Cab
Peyton, Floyd RsonM16SVirginiaVirginiaVirginiaClerk - Grocery
Peyton, William J.B.sonM13SVirginiaVirginiaVirginiaHelper - Cotton Mill

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Floyd Raymond Peyton Sr - Household

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Peyton, FloydheadM33M23VirginiaVirginiaVirginiaMoverFurniture
Peyton, RosewifeF31M18MarylandMarylandMarylandSpinnerCotton Mill
Peyton, ElizabethdaughterF11SMarylandVirginiaMaryland
Peyton, WilliamsonM10SMarylandVirginiaMaryland
Peyton, RaymondsonM8SMarylandVirginiaMaryland
Peyton, JosephfatherM85W30VirginiaVirginiaVirginia

Shared note

Pat Duncan,Loudoun Co. Marriages 1850-1939

date of marriage: 19 Dec 1876 groom: Jos. E. B. Peyton, shoemaker, 32y, single, born and resides in Loudoun, parents: Chas. H. & Susan Peyton bride: Ruth I. Webb, 23y, single, born and resides in Loudoun, parents: Jno. W. & Amanda Webb performed by: J.M. Friday

Note

Joseph E. B. Peyton came to Baltimore City in 1912 1912 - Laborer - 421 W. 26th Street 1914 - Laborer - 411 W. 26th Street 1915 - Fireman - 411 W. 26th Street 1916 - Laborer - 409 W. 23rd St. n 1917 - Laborer - 409 W. 23rd St. n 1918 - Laborer - 409 W. 23rd St. n 1919 - Laborer - 409 W. 23rd St. n 1921 - Laborer - 421 Tuxedo Avenue 1922 - None- 411 W. 23rd St. n 1923 - None- 411 W. 23rd St. n 1924 - None- 411 W. 23rd St n 1927 - None- 411 W. 23rd St. n (last listing) 18 April 1903 - Newspaper "Farmers Advocate" Mr. JEB Peyton was struck by eastbound fast freight at depot and thrown about ten feet. Escaped with only slight scratch. 16 August 1919 - Newspaper "Farmers Advocate" JEB Peyton to Eugene Shugart, parts of Lots 4 and 5 Block # on Shenandoah Street, Harpers Ferry, WV for $115.00 Joseph E. B. Peyton and James Mathias Prince were in the blacksmithing business together in Harpers Ferry W.V.

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