James Ebenezer Peck

7 March 1832–26 April 1907 (Age 75)
Vermont, United States

The Life Summary of James Ebenezer

When James Ebenezer Peck was born on 7 March 1832, in Vermont, United States, his father, Martin Horton Peck, was 25 and his mother, Susan Caroline Clough, was 28. He married Elizabeth Emily Hollingshead on 7 March 1857. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in North San Juan, Nevada, California, United States in 1880 and Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1916. In 1900, at the age of 68, his occupation is listed as blacksmith in Bridgeport Judicial Township, Nevada, California, United States. He died on 26 April 1907, in Sweetland, Nevada, California, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in North San Juan, Nevada, California, United States.

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James Ebenezer Peck
Elizabeth Emily Hollingshead
Marriage: 7 March 1857
Marion Bell Peck
Leila Aurelia Peck
Ida Peck
Josie L. Peck
Joseph Peck
Maude E. Peck
Wilton Lisle Peck

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    7 March 1857
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    World Events (8)

    1834 · Vermont Anti-Slavery Society is Formed
    Age 2
    The Anti-Slavery Society of Vermont was established in 1834. 100 people from different towns were at the first meeting, with the intent to abolish slavery. 
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 4
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    Age 31
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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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    Sources (27)

    • James Peck in household of Martin H Peck, "United States Census, 1850"
    • James E Peck, "California Death Index, 1905-1939"
    • E James Peck, "United States Census, 1880"

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