Sally B. Peck

July 1824–2 March 1913 (Age 88)
Alexander, Alexander, Genesee, New York, United States

The Life of Sally B.

When Sally B. Peck was born in July 1824, in Alexander, Alexander, Genesee, New York, United States, her father, Gaius B. Peck, was 37 and her mother, Mariam Beeman, was 39. She married Alonson B. Throop in 1845, in Bennington, Wyoming, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Bennington, Wyoming, New York, United States for about 20 years. She died on 2 March 1913, in Alexander, Alexander, Genesee, New York, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Bennington, Wyoming, New York, United States.

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Alonson B. Throop
Sally B. Peck
Marriage: 1845
Infant Throop
Mariam Throop
Emarette L Throop
Almina Angelina Throop

Spouse and Children

Bennington, Wyoming, New York, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 1

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 3

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

Age 39

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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)

  • Salla Throop in household of ?lauson Throop, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sally Throop in household of A B Throop, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Salby Throop in household of Alanson B Throop, "United States Census, 1880"

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