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Peay, Peachy Walker Speed

Born: 1813-05-04 Louisville, Kentucky

Died: 1891-01-18 Louisville, Kentucky

Flourished: Louisville, Kentucky

Alternate name: Speed

Peachy was the older sister of Abraham Lincoln's close friend Joshua F. Speed. She married Austin Peay, and they lived in Louisville until he died in 1850. Peachy moved back to Farmington, the Speed family plantation, for several years, and then spent the rest of her life living in Louisville.

Kathleen Jennings, Louisville's First Families (Louisville: Standard, 1920), 85; Thomas Speed, comp., Records and Memorials of the Speed Family (Louisville: Courier-Journal, 1892), 115.