Delia Ann Bilbrey

August 1865–10 February 1953 (Age 87)
Rickman, Overton, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Delia Ann

When Delia Ann Bilbrey was born in August 1865, in Rickman, Overton, Tennessee, United States, her father, Richard Bilbrey, was 39 and her mother, Martha Nancy Cannon, was 28. She married William Cherry Peek on 16 January 1890, in Overton, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She lived in Overton, Tennessee, United States for about 5 years and Civil District 1, Overton, Tennessee, United States in 1940. She died on 10 February 1953, in Rickman, Overton, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Overton, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Cherry Peek
1864–1941
Delia Ann Bilbrey
1865–1953
Marriage: 16 January 1890
Bessie Lee Peek
1890–1974
Hessie Peek
1892–1896
Gertha Mae Peek
1895–1895
Auda Peek
1898–1901

Spouse and Children

    William Cherry Peek

    Male1864–1941Male

    Female1865–1953Female

MARRIAGE
16 January 1890
Overton, Tennessee, United States
children

(4)

    Female1890–1974Female

    Hessie Peek

    Female1892–1896Female

    Gertha Mae Peek

    Female1895–1895Female

    Auda Peek

    Female1898–1901Female

Parents and Siblings

    Richard Bilbrey

    Male1826–1873Male

    Martha Nancy Cannon

    Female1836–1930Female

siblings

(12)

    Overton Bilbery

    Male1848–1907Male

    Tennessee Bilbrey

    Female1849–Female

    Lee Bilbrey

    Male1853–1935Male

    Francis Marion Bilbrey

    Male1856–1872Male

    Winney Elizabeth Bilbrey

    Female1857–1929Female

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 13

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 25

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of the English habitational name Bilborough ( see Bilbro ), but see also Bilberry .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Delia A Peek in household of William C Peek, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Delia A Peek in household of William C Peek, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Delie A Peek in household of William C Peek, "United States Census, 1920"

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