Dr Frederick Whittlesey Peck

28 October 1866–10 September 1917 (Age 50)
New Britain, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Frederick Whittlesey

When Dr Frederick Whittlesey Peck was born on 28 October 1866, in New Britain, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, his father, James Gorham Peck, was 35 and his mother, Rebecca Smalley Clark, was 34. He married Sarah A Babbitt on 23 June 1897, in Morris, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in East Side, Hartford, Connecticut, United States in 1900 and Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States in 1910. He died on 10 September 1917, in New Britain, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, New Britain, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

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Dr Frederick Whittlesey Peck
Sarah A Babbitt
Marriage: 23 June 1897
James Frederick Peck
Brainerd Tracy Peck
Dorothy E Peck

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  • Marriage
    23 June 1897Morris, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 1
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
    1868 · Land in Groton Given to US Navy for Navy Station
    Age 2
    In 1868, the State of Connecticut gave the Navy 112 acres of land along the Thames River. This became the location of the Naval Submarine Base. It was designed to hold 1,400 men and 20 submarines. During WWII it was expanded to 497 acres. 
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 15
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    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 (10)

    • Frederic W Peck in household of James G Peck, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Frederick W Peck in household of James G Peck, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Fredrick W Peck in household of James G Peck, "United States Census, 1880"

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