James Peck

Male25 September 1825–19 July 1830

Brief Life History of James

When James Peck was born on 25 September 1825, in Bristol, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, his father, Nehemiah Peck, was 31 and his mother, Martha Scoville, was 27. He died on 19 July 1830, in his hometown, at the age of 4, and was buried in New Britain, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

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Nehemiah Peck
Martha Scoville
James Peck
Mary Scovill Peck
Nehemiah Peck
James Gorham Peck
David Brainard Peck
Anna Rich Peck
Susan R. Peck
Sarah Bunnell Peck
William Henry Harrison Peck

Sources (3)

  • James Peck, "Connecticut, Deaths, 1640-1955"
  • James Peck, "Find A Grave Index"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (9)

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World Events (3)

1829 · Farmington Canal Opened

Age 4

Farmington Canal spans 2,476 acres, starting from New Haven, Connecticut, and on to Northampton, Massachusetts. The groundbreaking for the canal was in 1825 and opened in 1829.

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 5

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 5

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.

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.

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