Joshua Jeremiah Peck

23 November 1837–2 November 1904 (Age 66)
Booral, New South Wales, Australia

The Life of Joshua Jeremiah

When Joshua Jeremiah Peck was born on 23 November 1837, in Booral, New South Wales, Australia, his father, Thomas Peck, was 34 and his mother, Elizabeth Cromarty, was 21. He married Mary Ann Hardy on 16 February 1870, in Tasmania, Australia. He died on 2 November 1904, in Evandale, Tasmania, Australia, at the age of 66, and was buried in Saint Leonards, Tasmania, Australia.

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Family Time Line

Joshua Jeremiah Peck
Mary Ann Hardy
Marriage: 16 February 1870

Spouse and Children

16 February 1870
Tasmania, Australia

Parents and Siblings


    Elizabeth Cromarty




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World Events (7)


Age 4

George Grey appointed Governor of South Australia.

Age 10

Gold found in Port Phillip.

Age 30

End of transportation to Western Australia.

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)

  • Joshua Jeremiah Peck, "Australia, Tasmania, Civil Registration, 1803-1933"
  • Joshua Jeremiah Peck, "Australia, Tasmania, Civil Registration, 1803-1933"
  • Joshua Jeremiah Peck, "Find A Grave Index"

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