Daniel Peak

11 February 1770–26 March 1846 (Age 76)
Westfield, Morrow, Ohio, United States

The Life of Daniel

When Daniel Peak was born on 11 February 1770, his father, John Peake, was 32 and his mother, Sarah Smith, was 36. He married Elizabeth Hawley on 20 January 1794, in Claremont, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 26 March 1846, in Westfield, Morrow, Ohio, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Peak Cemetery, Westfield Township, Morrow, Ohio, United States.

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Daniel Peak
Elizabeth Hawley
Marriage: 20 January 1794
Orrin Peak
John Peek
Daniel Peak
Benjamin Peak
Ziba Peak
Elizabeth Peake
Richard Peak
Azuba Peak
George Peak

Spouse and Children

20 January 1794
Claremont, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States


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Age 6

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 6

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""

Age 21

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone living by a pointed hill (or regional name from the Peak District (Old English Pēaclond) in Derbyshire), named with Old English pēac ‘peak’, ‘pointed hill’ (found only in place names). This word is not directly related to Old English pīc ‘point’, ‘pointed hill’, which yielded Pike ; there is, however, some evidence of confusion between the two surnames.2 Possibly also Irish: reduced form of McPeak .

LOAD TEST -- Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Daniel Peek in entry for John Peek, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Daniel Peek in entry for Orren Peek, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Daniel Peek in entry for Daniel Peek, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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