Flora Eddie Peek

8 February 1892–22 February 1982 (Age 90)
Putnam, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Flora Eddie

When Flora Eddie Peek was born on 8 February 1892, in Putnam, Tennessee, United States, her father, Jesse Oliver Peek, was 20 and her mother, Margaret Mariah Bartlett, was 20. She married James D Baker on 16 July 1913, in Knox, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 4, Knox, Texas, United States for about 10 years and Justice Precinct 3, Lamb, Texas, United States in 1930. She died on 22 February 1982, in Littlefield, Lamb, Texas, United States, at the age of 90.

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James D Baker
Flora Eddie Peek
Marriage: 16 July 1913
Ara Estelle Baker
Otis Lonzo Baker
Neoma Pearl Baker

Spouse and Children

    James D Baker



16 July 1913
Knox, Texas, United States


    Ara Estelle Baker


    Otis Lonzo Baker


    Neoma Pearl Baker


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 2

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 24

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Peak .2 Irish: variant of Peak 2.3 North German: metonymic occupational name for a spearmaker, from Middle Low German pēk ‘pike’. Compare Pike 4.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Flora Baker in household of J D Baker, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Flora Baker in household of J D Baker, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Flossy E Peak in household of Jess O Peak, "United States Census, 1910"

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