Olive V Peck

Brief Life History of Olive V

When Olive V Peck was born on 2 April 1888, in North Ridgeville, Lorain, Ohio, United States, her father, David Clarence Peck, was 39 and her mother, Sarah J. Cross, was 31. She married Harry Nelson Taylor on 9 April 1907, in Erie, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Dearborn, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1930 and Hammond, Lake, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died in 1958, at the age of 70, and was buried in North Ridgeville, Lorain, Ohio, United States.

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Harry Nelson Taylor
1882–1969
Olive V Peck
1888–1958
Marriage: 9 April 1907
Charles William Taylor
1907–1977
Alice Ivah Taylor
1909–1909
Blanche E Taylor
1910–1913

Sources (17)

  • Olive Worthington in household of Clinton Worthington, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Baby Peck, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Olive W. Taylor, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

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.

1903 · Ford Motor Company

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."

1907 · Not for profit elections

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Speake , with loss of initial S- (or perhaps vice versa).

English: variant of Peak .

English: perhaps occasionally a variant of Petch , itself a variant of Peach .

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

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