Roxana Peck

Femaleabout 1791–1 August 1829

Brief Life History of Roxana

When Roxana Peck was born about 1791, in Cheshire, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, her father, Dea. John Peck, was 30 and her mother, Merab Moss, was 30. 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 39, and was buried in Saint Peters Church Cemetery, Cheshire Village, 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

Sources (11)

  • Roxana Peck, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Roxanna in entry for Louisa Barnes, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Roxana Peck Barnes, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"

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    25 October 1821United States
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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

    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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