Argalas N. Peck

29 January 1826–
Clarksfield, Huron, Ohio, U.S.A.

The Life of Argalas N.

When Argalas N. Peck was born on 29 January 1826, his father, Ira O Peck, was 40 and his mother, Salina Tuttle, was 37. He married Mary H. Taylor on 26 April 1851, in Ashland, Ohio, United States. He lived in Wakeman, Huron, Ohio, United States in 1850.

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Argalas N. Peck
Mary H. Taylor
Marriage: 26 April 1851

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    Mary H. Taylor


26 April 1851
Ashland, Ohio, United States

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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 4

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.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 10

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 34

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

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)

  • Argillus Peck in household of Riley R Peck, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Argalus W. Peck, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Argalus N. Peck, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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