Thomas Randolph Peek

1812–1 September 1859 (Age 47)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Thomas Randolph

When Thomas Randolph Peek was born in 1812, in Virginia, United States, his father, Simmons Peak, was 40 and his mother, Martha or Patsey Lancaster, was 34. He married Elizabeth Wright on 3 July 1836, in Rutherford, Gibson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Rutherford, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years. He died on 1 September 1859, in Annona, Red River, Texas, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Gilliam Cemetery, Annona, Red River, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Randolph Peek
1812–1859
Elizabeth Wright
1818–1898
Marriage: 3 July 1836
Ann Elizabeth Peek
1838–1934
Granville Everette Peek
1840–1919
Benjamin Avant Peek
1842–1889
Susannah Peek
1845–
George Wright Peek
1848–1927
Minerva Idella Peek
1851–1936
William Daniel Peek
1853–1895
James Ferrin Peek
1855–1948
Patrick Peek
1858–
Thomas Booker Peek
1858–1940

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 July 1836
Rutherford, Gibson, Tennessee, United States
children

(10)

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1772–1850Male

    Martha or Patsey Lancaster

    Female1778–1830Female

siblings

(2)

World Events (7)

1812

Age 0

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 0

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 13

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Peak .2 Irish: variant of Peak 2.3 North German: metonymic occupational name for a spearmaker, from Middle Low German pēk ‘pike’. Compare Pike 4.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas R Peak in household of Wm C J Burrus, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Tho Peak, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Thomas Peek, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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