Mellie Peak


Brief Life History of Mellie

Mellie Peak was born in 1862, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. She married George Adelbert Brownell on 31 May 1883, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910. She died in 1935, in Flushing, Queens, New York, United States, at the age of 73.

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George Adelbert Brownell
Mellie Peak
Marriage: 31 May 1883
Flora Emma "Cora" Brownell

Sources (7)

  • Mellie E Brownell in household of Bror Jemling, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Millie Brownell in entry for Cora Brownell, "Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Births, 1860-1906"
  • Mellie E Brownell in entry for Bror A Jeurling and Flora E Brownell, "Pennsylvania Civil Marriages, 1677-1950"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 May 1883Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (1)

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

    Age 1

    The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Age 20

    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of several places in different parts of England named in Old English with pēac ‘hill, knoll, peak’, includingPeak (Hill) in Sidmouth (Devon), East and West Peek in Luffincot (Devon), a minor locality in Chiddingly (Sussex) once called Peke (now Peke's House), and the Peak District, an area of rugged hills in northwest Derbyshire and adjacent counties.

    English: possibly a nickname from the Middle English word in 1 above, denoting a stout, thick-set man.

    English: shortened form of Peacock .

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

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