Roxana Peck

about 1791–1 August 1829 (Age 38)
Cheshire, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Roxana

When Roxana Peck was born about 1791, in Cheshire, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, her father, John Joel Peck, was 29 and her mother, Merib Moss, was 29. She married John Barnes on 25 October 1821, in United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 1 August 1829, in Connecticut, United States, at the age of 38, and was buried in Saint Peters Church Cemetery, Cheshire, New Haven, Connecticut, United States.

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John Barnes
Roxana Peck
Marriage: 25 October 1821
Louisa Barnes
Isaac Hobart Barnes
James Barnes

Spouse and Children

    John Barnes



25 October 1821
United States


    Louisa Barnes


    Isaac Hobart Barnes


    James Barnes


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World Events (8)


Age 0

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1791 · The Bill of Rights

Age 0

After the Constitution was made, some objections were raised by Anti-Federalists. So, in response ten amendments were discussed and voted on to become The Bill of Rights. These rights were made to clarify and guarantee certain freedoms of residents of the country.
1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 11

"In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."

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 (3)

  • Roxanna in entry for Louisa Barnes, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Roxanna in entry for James Barnes, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Roxanna Peck in entry for John Barnes, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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