Mary Elizabeth Peck

16 August 1864–13 January 1894 (Age 29)
Thompson Township, Fulton, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Peck was born on 16 August 1864, in Thompson Township, Fulton, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Oliver Peck, was 22 and her mother, Susan Belle Peck, was 22. She had at least 2 sons and 3 daughters with John H. Gordon. She lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1870 and Bethel Township, Fulton, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. She died on 13 January 1894, in Fulton, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 29, and was buried in Big Cove Tannery, Ayr Township, Fulton, Pennsylvania, United States.

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John H. Gordon
Mary Elizabeth Peck
Louis S. Gordon
Baby Gordon
Clifford Riley Gordon
Clara Belle Gordon
Sarah Gordon

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World Events (8)

Age 1
Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President
Age 1
"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
Age 11
In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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 (6)

  • Mary E Peck in household of Oliver Peck, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary E Peck in household of Oliver Peck, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Elizabeth Peck in entry for Clarence Francis Brewer and Clara Belle Gordon, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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