Lawrence Layne Peck

1 May 1908–10 February 1995 (Age 86)
Buhl, Twin Falls, Idaho, United States

The Life of Lawrence Layne

When Lawrence Layne Peck was born on 1 May 1908, in Buhl, Twin Falls, Idaho, United States, his father, Clarence Samuel Peck, was 33 and his mother, Evelyn Mountford Morgan, was 26. He married Dorothy Grace Green on 4 June 1942, in King, Washington, United States. He lived in Bellingham, Whatcom, Washington, United States in 1930. He died on 10 February 1995, in Buhl, Twin Falls, Idaho, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Mountain Home, Elmore, Idaho, United States.

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Lawrence Layne Peck
Dorothy Grace Green
Marriage: 4 June 1942

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4 June 1942
King, Washington, United States

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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1910 · Women Gain the Right to Vote in Washington

Age 2

On November 8, 1910, Washington became the first state to allow women to vote. This event would lead to the long battle by women in all the states to fight for the right to vote. This would happen 10 years later.

Age 23

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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)

  • Lawrence Peck in household of Clarence S Peck, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lawrence Peck in household of Clarence Peck, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Laurence L Peck in household of Clarence S Peck, "United States Census, 1920"

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