Amy Peckham

Brief Life History of Amy

When Amy Peckham was born on 18 February 1763, in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Stephen Peckham, was 44 and her mother, Sarah Boss, was 38. She married Peleg White on 15 May 1791, in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States.

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Peleg White
1770–
Amy Peckham
1763–
Marriage: 15 May 1791

Sources (16)

  • Amie Peckham, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Amey Peckham, "Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910"
  • Amey Peckham, Peckcom, Peckum in entry for Peleg White, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910"

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Name Meaning

English (southern): habitational name from East and West Peckham (Kent), Peckham in Camberwell (Surrey), or Peckham Farm in Framfield (Sussex). All three placenames probably derive from Old English pēac ‘peak’ + hām ‘village, homestead’ or hamm ‘water meadow’.

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

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