Gustav Adolphus Peck

about 1799–child (Age NaN)
Vermont, United States

The Life of Gustav Adolphus

When Gustav Adolphus Peck was born about 1799, in Vermont, United States, his father, Nathaniel Peck, was 34 and his mother, Jane Taggart, was 27.

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Family Time Line

Nathaniel Peck
1765–1827
Jane Taggart
1772–1806
Mary Peck
1796–1877
Gustav Adolphus Peck
1799–
Laura Peck
1804–1804
Laura Jane Peck
1804–1870
Flavious Josephus Peck
1805–

Parents and Siblings

    Male1765–1827Male

    Jane Taggart

    Female1772–1806Female

siblings

(5)

    Mary Peck

    Female1796–1877Female

    Male1799–Male

    Laura Peck

    Female1804–1804Female

    Laura Jane Peck

    Female1804–1870Female

    Male1805–Male

World Events (3)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 1

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1803

Age 4

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1834 · Vermont Anti-Slavery Society is Formed

Age 35

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. 

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 (1)

  • A Genealogical History of the Descendents of Joseph Peck who emigrated with his

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