Dana Fellows Peck

12 August 1919–11 August 1999 (Age 80)
Perth Amboy, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Dana Fellows

When Dana Fellows Peck was born on 12 August 1919, in Perth Amboy, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States, his father, Edward B. Peck, was 27 and his mother, Mary A. Pinkham, was 28. He married Geraldine Whear on 18 August 1944. He lived in Elizabeth, Union, New Jersey, United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 11 August 1999, in Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States.

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Dana Fellows Peck
Geraldine Whear
Marriage: 18 August 1944

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18 August 1944

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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1921 · One of The Oldest Coasters in the World

Age 2

Utah is home to one of the oldest coasters in the world that is still operational. The Roller Coaster, at Lagoon Amusement park, is listed number 5.

Age 22

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly East Anglia): metonymic occupational name for someone who dealt in weights and measures, for example a grain factor, from Middle English pekke ‘peck’ (an old measure of dry goods equivalent to eight quarts or a quarter of a bushel).2 English: variant of Peak 1.3 Irish: variant of Peak 2.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Dana Peck in household of Edward B Peck, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dana Peck? in household of Edward B Peck?, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dava Peck in household of Edward Peck, "United States Census, 1940"

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