Hannah Peck

–1 September 1868
Kenosha, Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Hannah

Hannah Peck married Jonathon Pierce after 1859, in Wisconsin, United States. She died on 1 September 1868, in Kenosha, Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States.

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Jonathon Pierce
1791–1865
Hannah Peck
–1868
Marriage: after 1859

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
after 1859
Wisconsin, United States

World Events (3)

1776

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
1854 · The Creation of the Republican Party

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim that the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

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)

  • Hannah in entry for George W Kenny and Charlotte L Palmer, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Hannah in entry for George W. Kenny and Charlotte L. Palmer, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Hannah in entry for George W. Kinny and Charlotte L. Palmer, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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