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Henry Peregoy Jr. (1828 - abt. 1896)

Henry Peregoy Jr.
Born in Muskingum, Washington, Ohio, United Statesmap
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Died about at about age 68 in Jefferson Township, Poweshiek, Iowa, United Statesmap
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Henry Peregoy, 1828 Ohio - 1896 Iowa, was the son of Henry Peregoy (1786-1851) and Mary Coe (1798-1874). He married twice

  • M1) 1850, Muskingum, Ohio, to Anah Sophia McNutt, 1831-1862. They had three children: Frank, 1853; Albert Joseph, 1856-1907; and Alice Jane, 1859-1922.
  • M2) 1863, Green, Wisconsin, to Margaret Rockfort, 1847-1926. They had three children: Ella, 1864-1894; Charles R.,m1869-1923; and Mae, 1873-1939. [1] NOTE: this family tree collection contains many sourced records for some of his children which are not included here in this biography.

Henry Peregoy, Jr. and Anna Sophia McNutt were married on 9 January 1850 in Muskingum County, Ohio. [2]

In 1850, the Peregoy family lived on their farm in Perry Township, Muskingum, Ohio. The household included

Henry Peregoy, Sr., 64, born in Maryland, a farmer, with $2000 in real estate
Mary Peregoy, 55, b. Maryland
Henry Peregoy, Jr., 22, b. Ohio, married within the year
Sophia Peregoy, wife, 19, b. Ohio
Mary D Peregoy, 17, b. Ohio, in school

Living nearby was Nathan Peregoy, 28; wife Sarah, 25; daughter, 1; and one other. [3]

Henry’s wife, aged 31, died in Wisconsin in 1862.

Henry Peregoy, the son of Henry and Mary Peregoy; and Margaret Rockfort, the daughter of Philip and Sarah Rockfort, were married on 21 July 1863 in Clarno, Green, Wisconsin. Henry was born in Washington County, Ohio. [4]

In 1880, the Peregoy family lived in Jefferson Township, Poweshiek, Iowa. The family included

Henry Peregoy, 52, born in Ohio (father b. Maryland; mother b. Indiana), a farmer
Margaret Peregoy, Wife, 32, b. Canada (father b. Ireland; mother b. New York)
Joseph A. Peregoy Son 24 Wisconsin, farming
Ella Peregoy Dau. 15 Wisconsin, in school
Charles Peregoy Son 13 Wisconsin, farm laborer
Mamie Peregoy Dau. 7 Iowa, in school
Philip Rochfort Father-in-law 62 Ireland, (parents b. Ireland), widowed [5]

In 1895, the Peregoy family lived in Poweshiek County, Iowa. The household included

Henry Peregory, 66, occupation: _______ cream
Margaret Peregory, 46, restaurant
Albert J Peregory, 39 , restaurant [6]

Henry Peregoy, Jr., 1828 Muskingum, Ohio - 1896 Jefferson Township, Poweshiek, Iowa, is buried at Hartwick Cemetery, Hartwick, Iowa with his second wife, Margaret “Maggie” (Rockfort), 1847-1926, and her mother; son, Joseph Albert Peregoy, 1856-1907; and daughter, Ella Eirp, 1864-1894. Henry’s first wife, Anah Sophia McNutt (1831-1862), is buried in Wisconsin.[7]


  1. Family Tree, with sources (
  2. "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 29 September 2021), Henry Peregoy Jr. and Anna Sophia Mcnutt, 1850.
  3. "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), Henry Peregoy in household of Henry Peregoy, Perry, Muskingum, Ohio, United States; citing family 32, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. "Wisconsin Marriages, 1836-1930", database, FamilySearch ( : 30 January 2020), Henry Peregay, 1863.
  5. "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 14 January 2022), Henry Peregoy, Jefferson Township, Poweshiek, Iowa, United States; citing enumeration district , sheet , NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL microfilm .
  6. "Iowa State Census, 1895," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 20 February 2021), Henry Peregory, Poweshiek, Iowa, United States; citing p. 474, 1895, State Historical Society, Des Moines; FHL microfilm 1,022,175.
  7. Find A Grave: Memorial #79320493

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