Martha E. McPeak

about 1858–
Mississippi, United States

The Life of Martha E.

When Martha E. McPeak was born about 1858, in Mississippi, United States, her father, Isaac Shelby McPeak, was 39 and her mother, Mary Jane White, was 23. She married Andrew J Griffith on 5 November 1878, in Shelby, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Drew, Arkansas, United States in 1870.

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Andrew J Griffith
Martha E. McPeak
Marriage: 5 November 1878
Gladys Eva Griffith

Spouse and Children

    Andrew J Griffith



5 November 1878
Shelby, Tennessee, United States


    Gladys Eva Griffith


Parents and Siblings



+8 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 3

Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.

Age 3

Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 32

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

Northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Péice, a patronymic from the personal name Péic, which Woulfe links to Old English Pic ( see Pike 5), although MacLysaght derives it from Old English peac ‘thickset man’.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Martha Peak in household of Isac S Peak, "United States Census, 1870"

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