Sylvia Peck

23 July 1782–12 March 1794 (Age 11)
Clinton, Kirkland, Oneida, New York, United States

The Life of Sylvia

When Sylvia Peck was born on 23 July 1782, in Clinton, Kirkland, Oneida, New York, United States, her father, Zebulon Peck Jr., was 39 and her mother, Mary Hart Hawley, was 36. She died on 12 March 1794, at the age of 11.

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Zebulon Peck Jr.
Mary Hart Hawley
Mary Peck
Zebulon Peck III
Esther Peck
Sylvia Peck
Lorna Peck
Anthony Peck
Bulah Peck

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World Events (6)

1783 · A Free America

Age 1

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 4

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 5

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

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 (2)

  • Silva Peck, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Sylvia Peck - Published information: birth-name: Sylvia Peck

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