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
Delia Ann Bilbrey
Marriage: 16 January 1890
Bessie Lee Peek
Hessie Peek
Gertha Mae Peek
Auda Peek

Spouse and Children

    William Cherry Peek



16 January 1890
Overton, Tennessee, United States



    Hessie Peek


    Gertha Mae Peek


    Auda Peek


Parents and Siblings

    Richard Bilbrey


    Martha Nancy Cannon




    Overton Bilbery


    Tennessee Bilbrey


    Lee Bilbrey


    Francis Marion Bilbrey


    Winney Elizabeth Bilbrey


+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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