James Peacock

21 August 1844–5 January 1931 (Age 86)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of James

When James Peacock was born on 21 August 1844, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, John Peacock, was 23 and his mother, Margaret Robinson, was 28. He married Frances Caroline Cloward on 6 July 1867, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 5 January 1931, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Peacock
Frances Caroline Cloward
Marriage: 6 July 1867
Margaret Elizabeth Peacock
Frances Jessie Peacock
Clara Talula Peacock
James Elias Brevort Peacock
Rufus Devalson Peacock
David Ray Peacock
Christopher Theon Peacock

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 July 1867Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1845 · Oh My Father
    Age 1
    "In October 1845, the newspaper Times and Seasons published a poem written by Eliza R. Snow entitled ""My Father in Heaven."" It has become the well known hymn, ""Oh My Father."" The song is only one in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hymnbook that referrs to a Heavenly Mother."
    Age 2
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 23
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English pecock, pacok, pocok, Old English pēacocc ‘peacock’. It could be used as a personal name or as a nickname for one ‘as proud as a peacock’. Compare Paw , Pay . This surname is widespread in England and southern Scotland, and is also established in Ireland. Compare Pea .

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

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    Sources (45)

    • James Peacock, "United States Census, 1900"
    • James in entry for James E B Peacock and Beatrice Lenora Lambourne, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • James in entry for Francis J Peacock, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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