Howard Peck

9 January 1855–12 May 1941 (Age 86)
Hensonville, Windham, Greene, New York, United States

The Life of Howard

When Howard Peck was born on 9 January 1855, in Hensonville, Windham, Greene, New York, United States, his father, Henry Peck, was 31 and his mother, Julia Elizabeth North, was 31. He married Jane Woozley in 1878, in Malad, Oneida, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. He lived in Malad, Oneida, Idaho, United States for about 20 years and Malad Election Precinct 2, Oneida, Idaho, United States in 1940. He died on 12 May 1941, at the age of 86, and was buried in Malad, Oneida, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Howard Peck
Julia Ann Campbell
Marriage: 18 March 1901
Mary J. Peck
Howard Campbell Peck
Lyle Campbell Peck
Roy Campbell Peck
Irma Peck

Spouse and Children

18 March 1901
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 9

Historical Boundaries - 1864: Owyee, Idaho Territory, United States: 1864: Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States; 1890: Oneida, Idaho, United States
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 26

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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)

  • Howard Peck in household of Henry Peck, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Howard Peck in household of Henry Peck, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Howard Peck, "United States Census, 1910"

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