NameJeremiah “Jerry” M. Peyton
Birth29 Mar 1892, Morgan Co., Kentucky
Death18 May 1942, Perry Co., Kentucky
Marriageabt 1924, Kentucky
SpouseEdna Mae Gibbs
Birth8 Dec 1904, Kentucky
Death15 Jun 1992, Greenup Co., Kentucky
Notes for Jeremiah “Jerry” M. Peyton
I’m not really sure he had a middle initial M. His name is sometimes recorded as Jeremiah Peyton and sometimes as Jerry M. Peyton, so it is possible that the “M” stands for the “Miah” part.
His WW I draft registration card, filed 5 June 1917, records Jerry Peyton, age 25, residence Paragon, Ky, born 29 March 1892 in Panama, Ky, occupation farming, self-employed, married supporting 2 children.
The SSDI lists Jerry Payton, born 29 Mar 1892, died May 1942, SSN issued in Kentucky before 1951.
His death certificate records Jerry Payton, age 50, born 29 March 1892 in Panama, Ky, died 18 May 1942 in rural Perry Co., Ky, married, husband of Goldie Payton, age 25, occupation laborer in public works, father John Payton, born in Panama, Ky, mother’s maiden name Mary Stamper, born in Compton, Ky, cause of death pneumonia, informant J. C. Payton, Mansfield, Ohio, burial in Morehead, Ky.
Notes for Edna Mae Gibbs
Her gravestone says Edna Mae Peyton, 1904 - 1992.
The SSDI lists Edna Peyton, born 8 Dec 1904, died 15 June 1992, last residence Ashland, Boyd Co., Ky.
The Kentucky death index lists Edna G. Peyton, age 87, died 15 June 1992 in Greenup Co., Ky.
Census Notes for Jeremiah “Jerry” M. & Edna Mae (Family)
1930 census of Rowan Co., Ky, Farmers precinct, enumerated 9 April, lists on p. 3B as family #54:
Peyton, J. M., 37, age at first marriage 22, farmer; Edna, wife, 25, age at first marriage 19; Nora, dau, 15; Lena, dau, 12; Marie, dau, 10; Lizzie, dau, 8; Esther, dau, 4; Henry Frank, son, 2. All born Ky Ky Ky.