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Immigrated from Alabama, USA.   Edward Saunders Trigg was born on 14 August 1818, in Pulaski, Giles, Tennessee, United States, his father, Abraham Trigg, was 37 and his mother, Martha Theodosia Saunders, was 31. He married Martha Jane Shepherd on 11 March 1842, in Sumner, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Citronelle, Mobile, Alabama, United States in 1880. He died on 6 January 1899, in Blocton, Bibb, Alabama, United States, at the age of 80.

The Times Argus, 20 Oct. 1869, Wed.  Page 1
Mr. E. S, Trigg of Alabama, came to Brazil in May; has made a small crop of cotton and corn on the lands of Col. Norris.  Planted in the new ground about 18 acres made 9 bales of cotton.  He has bought 100 acres of land at $5 per acre; is putting up a dwelling house, and expects to plant 20 acres of cotton and a few acres in corn in the coming year.... 

The Weekly Advertiser, Fri, Jan 13, 1899, Page 5


In the death of Mr. E. S. Trigg, the community lost a good citizen.

Blockton, Jan.1 – (Special) Mr. E. S. Trigg died at the home of his son, Dr. A.. W. Trigg, yesterday evening at 2 o'clock. The old gentleman was 82 years of age and was a very remarkable man in a great many respects.  Before the Civil War, he was an extensive planter and slaveholder, and immediately after the confederacy had fallen, and a vast amount of his property had left him with lightning rapidity, and the country was overrun with rads and Negro domination, the elements were too warm for the old gentlemen’s proud southern blood in the conquered land, so, like a number of other strong-willed men, he packed up his flock and cast his lot in Brazil.


For four years the old gentleman lived and prospered in that foreign land, and when the thunders of reconstruction had ceased to roll,  and law ann good order had once more been established in the southland, Mr. Trigg became once more a citizen of the United States. Another remarkable incident in his life is this: for a great many years after he returned from South America he was engaged in the Mercantile business in Tuscaloosa County, During which time a vast amount of business was transacted, yet he never lost an account. He was a successful businessman, a conscientious Baptist, and a lifelong Democrat. He leaves three sons and a daughter and a host of friends to mourn his loss.

Complete story on the Peacock family page

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The Birmingham News

Sun. Jul 11, 1948,  Page 6

Edward Saunders Trigg

BIRTH 14 AUGUST 1818 • Pulaski, Giles Co., Tennessee, USA

DEATH 6 JANUARY 1899 • Northport, Tuscaloosa Co., Alabama, USA

Married: 16 MAR 1842 • Sumner, Tennessee, USA

Martha Jane Shepard

BIRTH 13 FEB 1824 • Gallatin, Sumner, Tennessee, USA

DEATH 31 JAN 1891 • Citronelle, Mobile, Alabama, USA

Daughter of John Shepard and Martha Jane Bennett

Edward and Martha would have at least six children:


William Sylvester Trigg

BIRTH 15 MAY 1844 • Marion, Perry, Alabama, USA

DEATH 15 JAN 1924 • Canton, Madison, Mississippi, USA

Married:  16 Dec 1875 Mobile, Alabama, USA

Laura A. Cushman

BIRTH AUG 1849 • Mississippi, USA

DEATH FEB 1928 • Madison, Mississippi, USA

Daughter of Alonzo Ralph Cushman and Mary Catherine Griffin

Clarion-Ledger, 16 Jan 1927 Sun.  Page 10

Another Old Vet Passed The Divide

Canton, Jan. 15 -- Another old veteran of the Confederate army has passed over the river to join his comrades on the other side.  William Sylvestor Trigg, Confederate Veteran, died at his home here at the age of 83.  Funeral services will be held from the family residence on Sunday morn- ing at 10 o'clock by the Rev. A.R. Fogarty, pastor of the Presbyterian.  Masonic services will be conducted at the grave.  Funeral arrangements are being made under the direction of A. L. Albritton.

Mr. Trigg was well known in this section, having come to Canton 50 years ago from Marion, Ala. where he was born May 16, 1834.  On coming to the city he engaged in the ice business, ice at that time being brought from the Great Lakes.

Deceased is survived by his wife, Mrs. Laura Trigg, one son, Harry, and one sister, Miss Mattie Trigg, all residing in Canton.

William and Laura would have at least one child:


Harry Cushman Trigg

BIRTH 16-MAY-1887 • Canton, Madison, Mississippi, USA

DEATH 26 APR 1979 • Maitland, Orange, Florida, USA

Married:  29 Nov 1919 • Chicago, Cook, Illinois

Heneritta Leonora Lotz

BIRTH 16-FEB-1900 • Blanchester, Clinton, Ohio, USA

DEATH OCT 1968 • Orlando, Orange, Florida, USA

Daughter of Guthart (Bizz) Elmore Lotz and Pearl Rilea


Locky Narcissa Trigg

BIRTH 3 DEC 1845 • Alabama

DEATH 26 FEB 1894 • Spring hill, Marengo

County, Alabama, USA

Married:  26 August 1869 • St. Barbara d'oeste,


Capt. Andrew Jackson Peacock

BIRTH 23 NOV 1834 • Georgia, USA

DEATH 15 NOV 1914 • Old Spring Hill, Marengo

County, Alabama, USA

Son of Lovic Pierce Peacock and Lavinia Lucas

Andrew was on board the Tartar where he met

Lockie.  They were married shortly after

arriving in Brazil.  They would return to the

United States about four years later, leaving

no descendants in Brazil.

"Sailed on the Tartar"Amongst the people,

there was a kind boy, named Andrew Jackson

Peacock, with a very adventurous spirit, who

faced the unknown all alone. This young man

was not satisfied being alone for long time. He

loved Lockie Trigg and got married just after

landing in Rio."

The Demopolis Times, Thu, Nov 9, 1914  Page 1


Another of the Thin, Grey Line Responds to Call of Taps


Andrew Jackson Peacock was born in Georgia, November

24, 1834; was converted quite a young man, and joined the

Methodist church; was happily married to Miss Lockie N.

Trigg, August 29, 1869, and peacefully fell asleep Nov-

ember 15, 1914.


When a young man he located in Gonzales, Texas, living

there until the outbreak of the Civil War, when as a Con-

federate soldier he went to do service for his country.  He

enlisted at the beginning, gallantly serving until the close

under Gen. Forrest, whom he greatly loved.


Returning to his old home and finding conditions so

changed with strife prevailing as a result of war, he de-

cided to move and located at Sao Paulo, Brazil, where he

met and married Miss. Trigg.


Captain Peacock was a member of the Masonic Lodge. 

He was a kind, loving father and a faithful friend.  He

leaves seven children to mourn his loss, Dr. L. Peacock,

Blocton, Ala.; Clarence Peacock, Florida; Misses Daisy

and Nellie Peacock, Elmore; Marvin and Vernon Peacock,

Old Spring Hill, Ala.


He was ill only one day.  In the morning apparently in his

usual health, before another dawn, the Death angel visited

that home of love and happiness, entered, and whispered

to the sufferer, "Come up higher into the eternal garner

of God's love."  The manly form grown frail from seventy-

nine years of pilgrimage grew still and the life which had

been such a blessing in that household begun anew in "the

house not made with hands." 

Andrew and Lockie would have seven children:


Lovick Edward Peacock

BIRTH 11 JUN 1870 • São Paulo, Brazil

DEATH 23 DEC 1948 • West Blocton, Bibb County, Alabama, USA

Married:  24 Sep 1902 • Marietta, Cobb, Georgia, USA

Jennie "Jerrie" Hughes

BIRTH 26 FEBRUARY 1878 • Marietta, Cobb County, Georgia, USA

DEATH 8 AUG 1956 • Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, USA

Daughter of  James Griffin Hughes and Laura Henrietta Hutchinson

The Mongomery Advertiser, 24 Dec. 1948, Fri.  Page 2

Dr. Peacock Dies; Noted Physician

West Blocton, Ala. Dec 23 -- (AP)-- Lovic E. Peacock, 78, one of West Blocton's most beloved citizens, died today after a short illness.  He had been this small town's doctor for more than half-century.  He had continued in active practice until becoming ill about two months ago.

He was honored at a "Doc Peacock Day" last July in ceremonies at the ballpark.  A silver cup was presented to him at that time.  Surviving are the widow; a sister, Miss Daisy Peacock, Camden, Ark., and two brothers, Marvin and Vernon Peacock, both of Camden.

Services will be conducted in the West Blocton Methodist Church Friday, the Rev. Charles H. Douglas of Trinity Episcopal Church, Bessemer, will officiate, assisted by the Rev. T. R. Wilson, West Blocton Methodist Church, and the Rev. Lewis Marier, West Blocton Baptist Chuch.  Burial will be at Marietta, Ga.

The Birmingham News,  7 Aug 11956  Tue,  Page 20

Mrs. Lovic E. Peacock rites at Marietta

Funeral services for Mrs. Lovic E. Peacock, 78, a former resident of West Blocton, who died Sunday at her home in Atlanta, were held this afternoon in St. James Episcopal Church, Marietta, Ga.

Mrs. Peacock was a widow of Dr. L. E. Peacock, Bibb County physician for more than 50 years.  She was a member of the Trinity Episcopal Church of Bessemer.

She is survived by a sister, Mrs. Katie H. York of Birmingham, and a brother, James G. Hughes of Boaz, Ala. 


Clarence Fletcher Peacock

BIRTH 22 APR 1872 • Santa Barbra, Brazil

DEATH 25 MARCH 1957 • Palm Beach County, Florida, USA


Margaret Eva Hall


BIRTH 11 OCT 1878 • Orange Count, Florida, USA

DEATH 11 NOV 1955 • Okeechobee, Okeechobee, Florida, USA

Daughter of William W. and Sarah Jane Hall


Elmore B Peacock

BIRTH 24 MAR 1874 • St. Barbara, Brazil

DEATH AFTER 1940 • Cover Hill, Mississippi, USA

Married:  24 Nov 1897 • Marengo County, Alabama, USA

Mary Delle McRee

BIRTH 25 JUL 1874 • , , Alabama, USA

DEATH 22 DEC 1953 • Selma, Dallas, Alabama, USA


Daisy Irene Peacock

BIRTH 21 DEC 1876 • Old Spring Hill, Marengo County, Alabama, USA

DEATH 25 MAY 1968 • Camden, Ouachita, Arkansas, USA


Marvin Earnest Peacock

BIRTH 10 JUL 1879 • Demopolis, Marengo, Alabama, USA

DEATH 15 JUL 1958 • Camden, Ouachita, Arkansas, USA


Minnie C.


Nellie Lucile Peacock

BIRTH 03 MAR 1883 • Old Spring Hill, Marengo County, Alabama, USA

DEATH 20 AUG 1945 • Camden, Ouachita, Arkansas, USA

Married:  26 Jan 1916 • Marengo, Alabama, USA

Thomas Robert Walton

BIRTH 1881 • Alabama,USA

Nellie and Thomas had at least one child:


                 Daisy Walton

                       BIRTH 12 DEC 1916 • Demopolis, Marengo, Alabama, USA

                       DEATH 29 SEP 2001 • Fort Smith, Sebastian, Arkansas, USA

                       Married:  11 Jun 1939 • Ouachita, Arkansas, USA

                 Sydney Louis Maurras Jr

                       BIRTH APRIL 12 1911 • New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

                       DEATH 10 NOV 1979 • Albany, Livingston, Louisiana, USA

                       Son of Sidney Louis Maurras Sr and "Marie" Victoire Euphrasie Nadau duTreil


Cecil Vernon Peacock

BIRTH 22 FEB 1886 • Demopolis, Marengo, Alabama, USA

DEATH 6 JAN 1969 • Camden, Ouachita, Arkansas, USA

Married:  3 Sep 1912 • Marengo, Alabama, USA

Annie Louise Jackson

BIRTH 23 DEC 1889 • Belmont Sump, Alabama





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