Deacon Job Peck

1720–1782 (Age 62)
Milford, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Job

When Deacon Job Peck was born on 15 September 1720, in Milford, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Samuel Peck, was 30 and his mother, Martha Clark, was 25. He married Elizabeth Judson on 31 July 1744, in Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 9 September 1782, in Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Old Congregational Burying Ground, Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Deacon Job Peck
1720–1782
Elizabeth Judson
1725–1780
Marriage: 31 July 1744
Sarah Peck
1745–1823
John Peck
1747–1831
Nathan Peck
1773–
Joshua Peck
1775–
Judson Peck
1749–
Job Peck
1753–1797
Beardsley Peck
1756–
James Peck
1759–1779
Johanna Peck
1761–1782
Phineas Peck
1764–1765
Phebe Peck
1768–1816

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
31 July 1744
Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America
children

(11)

  • Sarah Peck

    Female1745–1823Female

  • John Peck

    Male1747–1831Male

  • Male1749–Male

  • Job Peck

    Male1753–1797Male

  • Beardsley Peck

    Male1756–Male

+6 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (2)

1776

Age 56

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 61

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.

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.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Job Peck, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Deacon Job Peck, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Job Peck Sr, "Find A Grave Index"

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