Amy Ray Peacock

28 August 1883–21 March 1929 (Age 45)
Jennings, Indiana, United States

The Life of Amy Ray

When Amy Ray Peacock was born on 28 August 1883, in Jennings, Indiana, United States, her father, Perry Allison Peacock, was 23 and her mother, Rose Belle Williams, was 22. She married Earl Runyon Harvey on 11 October 1908, in Billings, Noble, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Page, Iowa, United States in 1895 and Oakdale Township, Noble, Oklahoma, United States for about 10 years. She died on 21 March 1929, at the age of 45, and was buried in Las Cruces, Doña Ana, New Mexico, United States.

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Earl Runyon Harvey
Amy Ray Peacock
Marriage: 11 October 1908
Victor E Harvey
Lowell Harvey
Everett Harvey
Ethleen Fern Harvey

Spouse and Children

11 October 1908
Billings, Noble, Oklahoma, United States


    Victor E Harvey



    Everett Harvey


    Ethleen Fern Harvey


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World Events (8)

1884 · There is now a Capital Building

Age 1

The capitol building in Des Moines originally had a budget of $1,500,000 but complications arose because of the need of a redesign. The building was dedicated on January 17, 1884, but it wasn’t completed until 1886. On January 4, 1904, a fire started and swept through the areas that housed the Supreme Court and Iowa House of Representatives. A major restoration was performed and documented, with the addition of electrical lighting, elevators, and a telephone system. By the early 1980s, the sandstone exterior of the Capitol had started deteriorating and prompted the installation of canopies to protect pedestrians from falling rubble. The entire reconstruction process took around 18 years to complete.

Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 13

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English pe, pa, po ‘peacock’, with the later disambiguating addition of cok ‘male bird’, hence a nickname for a vain, strutting person or for a dandy. In some cases it may be a habitational name from a house distinguished by the sign of a peacock. This surname is established in Ireland also.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Amy Havey in household of Earl Havey, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Anny Harvey in household of Earl R Harvey, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Amy R Peacock in household of Allison Peacock, "Iowa State Census, 1895"

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