Claude Emerson Peck

Claude Emerson Peck

Male 1855 - 1911  (55 years)

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  • Photos
    Claude Emerson Peck and Evaline Turner Peck, Grandpa and Grandma Peck
    Claude Emerson Peck and Evaline Turner Peck, Grandpa and Grandma Peck
    Grandpa Peck Face
    Grandpa Peck Face
    Peck Coat of Arms, Peck of Rehoboth and Hingham
    Peck Coat of Arms, Peck of Rehoboth and Hingham
    The coat of arms of the Peck family of Beccles, Suffolk, England, and Hingham and Rehoboth, Massachusetts from "A Genealogical History of the Descendants of Joseph Peck: Who Emigrated with HIs Family to This Country in 1638; and Records of His Father's and Grandfather's Families in England and Records of His Father's and Grandfather's Families in England with the Pedigree Extending Back from Son to Father for Twenty Generations, with their Coat of Arms and Copies of Wills," Ira Ballou Peck, Alfred Mudge & Son, Boston, 1868" [1]

    Documents
    Claude Emerson Peck (1855-1911), Obituary
    Claude Emerson Peck (1855-1911), Obituary

    Terre Haute Tribune, Tuesday, 14 Mar 1911 p. 2

    Received from Paul E. Williams.

    Headstones
    Claude and Eva Peck grave marker
    Claude and Eva Peck grave marker
    Block 10, Lot 16

  • Name Claude Emerson Peck 
    Born 5 Jun 1855  Jackson, Jackson County, Ohio, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Mar 1911  Clinton, Vermillion County, Indiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Riverview Cemetery, Clinton County, Indiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • According to Claude Edgar Peck, his father Claude Emerson Peck, worked at blast furnaces
      until he was 19 yrs. old and then worked in the coal mines in and around Clay, Parke and
      Vigo counties, IN, until coming to Vermillion County, IN., except some of the early years of his
      married life when he was a pump repairman on the Indianapolis and St. Louis Railroad. He
      was an engineer and pilot on the Wabash river boats from Clinton on the north down to
      Memphis, Tenn. on the south and held license for the same from the U.S. Goverment. They
      moved to Clinton in 1903. He as a mine boss for the Clinton Coal Co. His last work was for the
      Miami Coal Co. as hoisting Engineer. Later he owned and operated two grocery stores before
      his death. He could make anything he wanted, either wood or metal and was a good carpenter and
      a fair civil engineer though not having went farther than the second reader in school.
      ________________________________________________________________________________

      Buried with his wife, Evaline in block 10, lot 16, Riverview Cemetery, Clinton, IN
      Title: 1880 U.S. Federal Census, Jackson, Clay County, Indiana
      Page: E.D.: 233; page: 24
      Text: Peck, Claude; white male; age 25; coal miner; born in Indiana; father born in Indiana; mother born in Indiana
      Eva; white female; age 22; wife; keeping house; born in Indiana; father in Indiana; mother in Indiana
      May; white female; age 2; daughter; born in Indiana
      Title: 1910 United States Census; Clinton, Vermillion County, Indiana
      Page: E.D.: 120, page; 3B
      Text: Address: 900 South Main Street
      Peck, Claude E.; head; white male age 55; married, 34 years; born in Ohio; father born in Ohio; mother born in Ohio;works in coal mine rents home
      Eva; wife; white female; age 49; married 34 years; 11 children, 9 living; born in Illinios; father in Pennsylvania; mother in Pennsylvania
      Everett; don; ehite male; age 16 ; single; born in Indiana; clerk in grocery store
      Toy; son; white male; age 14; single; born in Indiana; in school
      Albert; son; white male; age 9; single; born in Indiana; in school
      George; son; white male; age 6, single;born in Indiana; in school

    Person ID I1101  Complete
    Last Modified 23 Apr 2011 

    Father Daniel Webster Peck,   b. 15 Nov 1832, Portsmouth, Scioto, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1907, Helena, Phillips, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Amanda J. Gillespie,   b. Abt 1837, Gallia County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1891, Terra Haute, Vigo County, Indiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 54 years) 
    Married 14 May 1854  Jackson, Jackson County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • As far as I can tell from talking with various older relatives, Daniel never did divorce Amanda, he ran away to Arkansas and was never heard of for years and years. When his daughters were adults and Amanda was dead he did return to Indiana for a brief visit. Dave Howard
    Census Records
    U.S. Census Jackson, Jackson, OH 1860:  Daniel W Peck Family and Dyer Family including Martha Gillespie
    U.S. Census Jackson, Jackson, OH 1860: Daniel W Peck Family and Dyer Family including Martha Gillespie
    Daniel W. Peck age 26 (b. abt 1834), clock and watchmaker, Amanda J., age 24 (b. abt 1836), Clauda E. Female (sic) age 5 (b. abt 1855), Mary E. Female age 3 (b. abt 1857) and James H. Male age 1 (abt 1859)
    Two houses away: James Dyer, 46, Banker, 1200 Real, 200 Pers, born in Virginia. John Dyer age 50 Plasterer, 300 Real, 100 Pers, born in Virginia, Martha Gillespie, age 48 born in Virginia, Elizabeth Bodkin age 14 born in Ohio an Esmerillas age 12 female born in Ohio.
    U.S. Census Terre Haute, Vigo, IN 1880: Amanda J. Peck Family
    U.S. Census Terre Haute, Vigo, IN 1880: Amanda J. Peck Family
    Census was taken June 2, 1880. The Family was living on North Third Street in Terre Haute. Amanda J. Peck was 44, seamstress, born in Ohio and both father and mother born in Ohio. Daughter Mary E. was 23, music teacher born in Ohio, father and mother born in Ohio. James H. so age 21 was a clerk born in Ohio and father and mother born in Ohio. Martha Gillespie age 74 was with them. She was born in Virginia. Her father was born in England and her mother was born in Virginia.
    Family ID F536  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Evaline Turner,   b. 7 Sep 1860, Duquoin, Perry County, Illinois, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1939, Greensburg, Decatur County, Indiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married Apr 1878  Clay City, Clay County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • According to the 1900 Census, Indiana, Nevins Township for Claude Peck and family,

      His mother and father were born in Ohio
      Evaline's mother and father were born in Pennsylvania

      Children:

      Bessie, born Aug. 1883
      Edward, born Jan. 1886
      Arthur, born Mar. 1889
      Ethel, born Aug. 1891
      Evert, born June 1894
      Roy, born Oct. 1896
    Children 
    +1. Olive May Peck,   b. 6 Nov 1879, Knightsville, Clay, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1928, Terra Haute, Vigo County, Indiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
     2. Frederick Emerson Peck,   b. 23 Feb 1881, Clay City, Clay County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Oct1881, Clay City, Clay County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Bessie Ann Peck,   b. 23 Aug 1883, Cardonia, Clay, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1913, Danville, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
    +4. Claude Edgar Peck,   b. 12 Jan 1886, Knightsville, Clay, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1962, Rosedale, Parke, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    +5. Arthur Peck,   b. 4 Mar 1889, Knightsville, Clay County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1933, Ozone, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
    +6. Ethel Marguerite Peck,   b. 15 Aug 1890, Evansville, Clay, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1979, Camarillo, Ventura, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    +7. Ralph Everett Peck,   b. 11 Jun 1894, Diamond, Parke, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1948, Clinton, Vermillion County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
    +8. Roy Maynard Peck,   b. 14 Oct 1896, Diamond, Parke, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1963, Clinton, Vermillion County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     9. Baby Boy Peck,   b. 12 Apr 1899, Ehrmandale, Vigo County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1899, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     10. Albert Victor Peck,   b. 04 Feb 1901, Ehrmandale, Vigo County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1987, Albuquerque, Bernalillo, New Mexico Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    +11. George Raymond Peck,   b. 11 Dec 1903, Clinton, Vermillion County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1973, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    Histories
    Dickenson Family History written by Ralph Conrad Dickenson (4.4 MB file)
    Dickenson Family History written by Ralph Conrad Dickenson (4.4 MB file)
    Ralph Dickenson was the son of Bessie Peck and includes a history of the Peck family. In additon to his Dickenson family history he tells the story of his wife's family as well, the Martins. Ralph was an intelligent man who was very careful with his work. He lived most his life in Clinton, Indiana and knew the family history well.
    Census Records
    US Census Clinton, Vermillion, IN 1910: Arthur Peck Family, Claude E. Peck Family
    US Census Clinton, Vermillion, IN 1910: Arthur Peck Family, Claude E. Peck Family
    Arthur Peck age 21 born in Indiana, father born in Ohio, mother born in Indiana, coal miner. Wife Myrtle Se. age 20 born in Indiana both parents born in Indiana. Son Arthur age 2 born in Indiana and both parents born in Indiana.

    Claude E Peck age 55 married 34 years born in Ohio, both parents born in Ohio, coal miner. Wife Eva age 49 born in Illinois both parents born in Pennsylvania. Son Everett age 16 born in Indiana, clerk in grocery store. Son Roy age 14 born in Indiana. Son Albert age 9 born in Indiana. Son George age 6 born in Indiana.
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2006 
    Family ID F525  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Jun 1855 - Jackson, Jackson County, Ohio, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Apr 1878 - Clay City, Clay County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Mar 1911 - Clinton, Vermillion County, Indiana, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Riverview Cemetery, Clinton County, Indiana, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
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