Ezekiel McPeek Sr

1730–23 May 1808 (Age 78)
Sussex, Sussex, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Ezekiel

When Ezekiel McPeek Sr was born in 1730, in Sussex, Sussex, New Jersey, United States, his father, Patrick McPeek, was 20 and his mother, Hannah C Brennon, was 25. He married Margaret Masters in 1755, in Sparta, Sussex, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Sussex, New Jersey, British Colonial America in 1774. He died on 23 May 1808, in Washington Township, Morris, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Ezekiel McPeek Sr
1730–1808
Margaret Masters
1740–1792
Marriage: 1755
Ezekiel McPeek
1754–1759
Ezekiel McPeek Jr
1760–1787
Richard McPeek
1765–1831
John McPeek
1767–1833
Jonathan McPeek Sr
1756–1839
Daniel McPeek
1758–1835
William McPeek
1764–1857
Hannah McPeek
1769–1853
Elizabeth McPeek
1771–
Lydia McPeek
1773–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1755
Sparta, Sussex, New Jersey, United States
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World Events (4)

1775

Age 45

During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the "Ten Crucial Days" and remembered by the famous phrase "the times that try men's souls". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time.
1776

Age 46

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1791

Age 61

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Irish McPeak .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Ezekiel Mcpeek, "United States General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934"
  • Ezekiel McPeek, "United States Civil War and Later Pension Index, 1861-1917"

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