Alonzo D Peck

about 1831–1 August 1892 (Age 61)
Irasburg, Orleans, Vermont, United States

The Life of Alonzo D

When Alonzo D Peck was born about 1831, in Irasburg, Orleans, Vermont, United States, his father, John Peck, was 42 and his mother, Charlotte Cowles, was 39. He married Emily B. Russell on 18 January 1855, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He immigrated to Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1891 and lived in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States for about 22 years. He died on 1 August 1892, in Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States.

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Alonzo D Peck
Emily B. Russell
Marriage: 18 January 1855
Alonzo Dingley Peck
Harry Hamlin Peck
Florence Gertrude Peck
Arthur Kendrick Peck

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18 January 1855
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States


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World Events (8)

1832 · The Black Hawk War

Age 1

Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.
1834 · Vermont Anti-Slavery Society is Formed

Age 3

The Anti-Slavery Society of Vermont was established in 1834. 100 people from different towns were at the first meeting, with the intent to abolish slavery. 
1860 · Abraham Lincoln Elected President

Age 29

Abraham Lincoln was Elected President of the United States in November of 1860

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)

  • Alonzo Peck, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Alonzo D Peck, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Alonzo D Peck, "United States Census, 1880"

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