Ann Theresa Peak

Female22 October 1914–March 1985

Brief Life History of Ann Theresa

When Ann Theresa Peak was born on 22 October 1914, in Leavenworth, Leavenworth, Kansas, United States, her father, William Lee Peak, was 37 and her mother, Agnes Leocadia Mueller, was 25. She married William C. Schlorb on 29 August 1945, in Hillside, Prince George's, Maryland, United States. She lived in Washington, District of Columbia, United States in 1920. She died in March 1985, in Annapolis, Anne Arundel, Maryland, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens and Chapel Mausoleum, Annapolis, Anne Arundel, Maryland, United States.

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Family Time Line

William C. Schlorb
1907–1980
Ann Theresa Peak
1914–1985
Marriage: 29 August 1945

Sources (6)

  • Anna Peak in household of W L Peak, "Kansas State Census, 1915"
  • Ann Teresa in entry for Agnes L Peak, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
  • Anna J Peak in household of William L Peak, "United States Census, 1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 August 1945Hillside, Prince George's, Maryland, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1915 · Homemade Bomb Explosion

    Age 1

    On July 2, 1915 an angry, former Harvard professor, Erich Muenter, places a homemade bomb in the Senate Reception Room. He was upset about the private sales of US munitions to the allies during the war.

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 2

    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.

    1935 · The FBI is Established

    Age 21

    The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of several places in different parts of England named in Old English with pēac ‘hill, knoll, peak’, includingPeak (Hill) in Sidmouth (Devon), East and West Peek in Luffincot (Devon), a minor locality in Chiddingly (Sussex) once called Peke (now Peke's House), and the Peak District, an area of rugged hills in northwest Derbyshire and adjacent counties.

    English: possibly a nickname from the Middle English word in 1 above, denoting a stout, thick-set man.

    English: shortened form of Peacock .

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

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