Horace Edsell Peck

10 September 1872–25 August 1916 (Age 43)
Otsego, Allegan, Michigan, United States

The Life of Horace Edsell

When Horace Edsell Peck was born on 10 September 1872, in Otsego, Allegan, Michigan, United States, his father, Herbert N. Peck, was 24 and his mother, Sarah J. Edsell, was 23. He married Lillian Daniel on 7 June 1897, in Hennepin, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Hennepin, Minnesota, United States in 1900 and Kenmare, Ward, North Dakota, United States in 1910. He died on 25 August 1916, in Otsego, Allegan, Michigan, United States, at the age of 43.

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Family Time Line

Horace Edsell Peck
Lillian Daniel
Marriage: 7 June 1897
Roderick Daniel Peck

Spouse and Children

7 June 1897
Hennepin, Minnesota, United States


    Roderick Daniel Peck


Parents and Siblings

    Herbert N. Peck


    Sarah J. Edsell





    Alice May Peck


    George Peck


    Georgia E Peck


    Hazel Peck


World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

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.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 7

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1884 · Iron Mining starts in Minnesota

Age 12

After discovering iron ore in the Vermilion Range in North-East of Minnesota, iron mining companies began to come to the area and caused an economic boom to the area of Duluth and to the state as a whole.

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.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Horace E Peck in household of H N Peck, "Minnesota State Census, 1885"
  • Horace E Peck in household of Horace M Peck, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Horace Peck, "United States Census, 1900"

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