Dana Fellows PECK

Male12 August 1919–11 August 1999

Brief Life History 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 Amanda Pinkham, was 28. He married Gearldine WHEAR on 18 August 1944. He died on 11 August 1999, in Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Tooele City Cemetery, Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States.

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Dana Fellows PECK
Gearldine WHEAR
Marriage: 18 August 1944

Sources (35)

  • Dana F Peck, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Dana F Peck, "New Jersey, Reclaim the Records, Geographic Birth Index, 1901-1929"
  • Utah, Select Marriage Index, 1887-1985

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 August 1944
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    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.


    Age 1

    New Jersey was the first state to ratify Prohibition, the short-lived constitutional ban on alcoholic beverages.


    Age 21

    New Jersey contributed extensively to help the United States during World War II. Over 9% of all allied war-based construction contracts were handled in New Jersey, including aircraft carriers, battleships, destroyers, and other naval ships. In addition, almost 500,000 New Jersey residents enlisted in the war (roughly 10% of the state's population).

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Speake , with loss of initial S- (or perhaps vice versa).

    English: variant of Peak .

    English: perhaps occasionally a variant of Petch , itself a variant of Peach .

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

    Possible Related Names

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