Cortez L Peck

MaleFebruary 1818–September 1903

Brief Life History of Cortez L

Cortez L Peck was born in February 1818, in Cornwall, Addison, Vermont, United States. He married Philena C Higgins on 21 November 1850, in Benson, Rutland, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Benson, Rutland, Vermont, United States in 1860 and Hennepin, Minnesota, United States in 1900. He died in September 1903, in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 85.

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Cortez L Peck
Philena C Higgins
Marriage: 21 November 1850
Clamentia Addia Peck
Chauncey C Peck
Charles Judson Peck

Sources (20)

  • Corty D Peck, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Cortes L. Peck, "Vermont Marriages, 1791-1974"
  • Cortez L Peck, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 November 1850Benson, Rutland, Vermont, United States
  • Children (3)

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 1

    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. 


    Age 19

    1837: Fayette, Wisconsin Territory, United States 1838: Fayette, Iowa Territory, United States 1843: Iowa Territory, Untied States 1846: Unorganized Federal Territory, United States 1849: Minnesota Territory, United States 1849: Dakota, Minnesota Territory, United States 1852: Hennepin, Minnesota Territory, United States 1858: Hennepin, Minnesota, United States


    Age 28

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    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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