George S Peck

28 November 1814–22 December 1828 (Age 14)
Connecticut, United States

The Life of George S

When George S Peck was born on 28 November 1814, in Connecticut, United States, his father, Levi Peck, was 56 and his mother, Marcia Beers, was 10. He died on 22 December 1828, in his hometown, at the age of 14.

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Family Time Line

Levi Peck
1758–1836
Marcia Beers
1804–1850
Henry Peck
1793–1843
Mercy Peck
1795–1874
Samuel Beers Peck
1800–1856
Nancy Peck
1803–
Russell Peck
1805–1807
George S Peck
1814–1828

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World Events (3)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 5

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 6

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1820 · Making Land more affordable

Age 6

"The United States law requiring full payment at the time of purchase and registration of any land. to help encourage sales and make land more affordable, Congress reduced the minimum price of dollar per acre and the minimum size that could be purchased. Most of this land for sale was located on the frontier which was then ""The West"". This Act was good for many Americans, but it was also over used by wealthy investors."

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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