Thomas Randolph Peek

Male1812–1 September 1859

Brief Life History 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 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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Thomas Randolph Peek
Elizabeth Wright
Marriage: 3 July 1836
Ann Elizabeth Peek
Granville Everette Peek
Benjamin Avant Peek
Susannah Peek
George Wright Peek
Minerva Idella Peek
William Daniel Peek
James Ferrin Peek
Thomas Booker Peek
Patrick Peek

Sources (14)

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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 July 1836Rutherford, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (10)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (7)


    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

    English: variant of Peak .

    Irish: variant of Peak 4.

    North German and Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a spearmaker, from Middle Low German pēk ‘pike’.

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

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