Daniel Webster Peck

Daniel Webster Peck[1]

Male 1832 - 1907  (74 years)

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  • Photos
    Daniel W Peck Face
    Daniel W 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]

    Census Records
    U.S. Census Helena, Phillips, AR 1880: D.W. Peck Family
    U.S. Census Helena, Phillips, AR 1880: D.W. Peck Family
    The census record show D.W. Peck born in Iowa and parents both born in Iowa, age 42 (b. 1838) recently married to May Peck age 23 who is occupied as a brick mason. They are living on Walnut Street in Helena.

    The 1850 Census indicates that he lived in Iowa then. Maybe that is his basis for saying he was from Iowa.

    I am wondering where their daughter Emma was. (I believe I found her living with her Aunt and Uncle in Pleasant Hill, Mississippi.)

    Daniel was on the lamb. He was actually 48 years old. The record indicates that he had only recently gotten married.
    U.S. Census Helena, St Francis, Phillips, AR 1900: Daniel W. Peck Family Page 1
    U.S. Census Helena, St Francis, Phillips, AR 1900: Daniel W. Peck Family Page 1
    The family now rents a home at 316 Franklin Street, Helena, AR. He has gotten younger with his birthday now in Nov 1849 and only 50 years old and married to Mary fro 21 years. Now he does not know where his father was born and his mother was born in Virginia.
    Mary has lost a few years and shows her birthday as July 1859 and age 40.
    Emma M, daughter born Jan 1878 is age 22.

    You have to go to the next page of the census for the rest of the information.

    Dave Howard August 2009
    U.S. Census Helena, St Francis, Phillips, AR 1900: Daniel W. Peck Family Page 2
    U.S. Census Helena, St Francis, Phillips, AR 1900: Daniel W. Peck Family Page 2
    The continuation of the entry shows:
    Eugene H. Peck son born in Sept 1884 age 15, apprentice milliner (hat maker?)
    Another son, Leo F. Peck born March 1888 age 12
    There is a servant and boarder in the home.

  • Name Daniel Webster Peck  [2, 3, 4
    Born 15 Nov 1832  Portsmouth, Scioto, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Lived 17 Sep 1850  Bloomington Township, Muscatine, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    From US Census Record 
    Resided 1866  Salem, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    There was a watchmaker retailer named Daniel W. Peck assessed about $59 in income tax in Salem, Indiana 
    Lived 1870  Terra Haute, Vigo County, Indiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Some time between 1860 when he lived in Jackson, Ohio and 1880 when he was living in Helena, Arkansas with a new family he brought his family to Terre Haute, Indiana area and was a coal miner. 
    Buried Jul 1907  St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Helena, Phillips, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 11 Jul 1907  Helena, Phillips, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Claude Edgar Peck wrote: When I was about 15 years old, Grandfather, Daniel Webster Peck, visited us at Ehrmanddale, Indiana. His home at that time was at Helena, Arkansas and he told me of my forefathers, Peter Beck of Penn. Dutch. There were several families of Beck's and the mail would get mixed up, so Peter went to the court house and asked that his name be changed. The Judge asked him if Peck would do. Peter say "Yaw, dot is alreight." So there is the beginning of our name.

      This has been the family understanding of the source of the Peck family. However, it appears that Daniel was really from a Peck family that goes back to England. Perhaps one day we will find out why the Beck story. Dave Howard 2004
    • I went to Jackson, Ohio and visited the property where he and Amanda had a home. He was listed at a clock repairman at that time. Jackson was famous for its wood fired steel making blast furnace.
      Dave Howard

      1900 Census, 3rd Ward, Helena, Phillips C.,AR, St. Frances Township T623, Microfilm 71, Book 1, Page 248A
      1880 Census for Helena, Phillips Co., AR:
      Peck, D.W. 530 Walnut Street, white male, age 42, married in census year, Brick Mason (Not true. He was age 48.)
      Place of birth: Iowa (Not true he was born in Ohio)
      Father's place of birth: Iowa (Not true)
      Mother's place of birth: Iowa (Not true)

      Wife: May, white female, married in census year
      Keeping house
      Place of birth: MS
      Father's place of birth: Ireland
      Mother's place of birth: Ireland

      _______________________________________________

      1900 Census for Helena, Phillips Co., AR:
      Daniel W. Peck, 316 Mandelin Street, renting, white male
      Age 50, Married 21 years (By 1900 he was age 68)
      Birth Mo: Nov., Year: 1849
      Born: Iowa (Not true, should be Ohio)
      Father born: unknown (Not true)
      Mother born: Virginia (Not true)
      Bricklayer

      Mary, wife, white female
      Birth Mo: July, Year: 1859
      Age 40, married 21 years (She was 23 in 1880 she would be 43 now.)
      Born: Missouri

      Emma M., daughter, white female
      Birth Mo: Jan., Year: 1878
      Age 22, single
      Born: Arkansas


      Eugene H., son, white male
      Age 15, single
      Birth Mo: Sept, Year: 1884
      Born: Mississippi

      Leo F., son, white male
      Age 12, single
      Birth Mo. March, Year: 1888
      Born: Arkansas
      At school


      Harris, Jessi, servant, black female
      Age 14, single
      Birth Mo. Nov, Year: 1885
      Born: Arkansas
      House servant

      Hampton, Mandi, boarder, white female
      Age: 20, single
      Birth Mo: March, Year: 1880
      Born: Arkansas
      Dressmaker

      __________________________________

      Listed in the 1900 City Directory:
      Peck, Daniel W.
      Occupation: Contr
      Residence: 316 Walnut
      __________________________________

      Listed in 1906 City Directory:

      Peck, Danl W.
      Residence: 320 Walnut
      __________________________________

      Helena, Phillips County, AR Cemeteries, Vol. II
      by Loyd & Flora Turner

      St. Mary's Cemetery:
      Peck, Daniel
      No birth date, d. 11 July, 1907
    • In 1880 Federal Census for Helena, Phillips, Arkansas, D.W. Peck age 42, born about 1838 in Iowa was living with his wife May age 23. He said his father and mother were both born in Iowa. We was a brick mason. Others in the household were Suson McIntoush age 20, Winie Powell 2 and Heue Smith 9.
    Person ID I1227  Complete
    Last Modified 18 Dec 2010 

    Father William Henry Peck, J.P.,   b. 15 May 1794, Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1865, Xenia, Dallas, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Mary Ann Hickey,   b. 1801,   d. 1 May 1849, Bloomington Township, Muscatine, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 16 Dec 1819  Sciotto County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • This family appears in the 1850 Census for Bloomington, Muscatine, Iowa.
      Father is William Peck age 53, Farmer, born in Rhode Island, farm worth $800.
      No wife is listed, children are
      Maria Peck 24 F Ohio
      Daniel Peck 18 M Farmer Ohio
      John Peck 11 M Ohio
      Turner Peck 7 Ohio
      Charles Peck 5 Ohio
    Census Records
    U.S. Census Bloomington, Muscatine, IA 1850: Wm Henry Peck and Mary Ann Hickey Family
    U.S. Census Bloomington, Muscatine, IA 1850: Wm Henry Peck and Mary Ann Hickey Family
    Father is William Peck age 53, Farmer, born in Rhode Island, farm worth $800.
    No wife is listed, children are
    Maria Peck 24 F Ohio
    Daniel Peck 18 M Farmer Ohio
    John Peck 11 M Ohio
    Turner Peck 7 Ohio
    Charles Peck 5 Ohio
    Family ID F455  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 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
    Children 
    +1. Claude Emerson Peck,   b. 5 Jun 1855, Jackson, Jackson County, Ohio, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1911, Clinton, Vermillion County, Indiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     2. Mary Elizabeth Peck,   b. 15 Feb 1857, Jackson, Jackson County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1932, Terra Haute, Vigo County, Indiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    +3. James Henry Peck,   b. Jan 1859, Jackson, Jackson County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1904, Terra Haute, Vigo County, Indiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 45 years)
    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.
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2009 
    Family ID F536  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Emma E. Everden 
    Married 5 Apr 1876  Helena, Phillips, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ancestry.com reports in the listing of Arkansas Marriages, 1779-1992 that D. W. Peck married Emma E. Everden on 5 Apr 1876 in Phillips County, Arkansas. It gives an estimated birth year for him of 1836.
    Children 
     1. Emma M Peck,   b. Jan 1876, Pleasant Hill, De Soto County, MI Find all individuals with events at this location
    Census Records
    U.S. Census Helena, Phillips, AR 1880: D.W. Peck Family
    U.S. Census Helena, Phillips, AR 1880: D.W. Peck Family
    The census record show D.W. Peck born in Iowa and parents both born in Iowa, age 42 (b. 1838) recently married to May Peck age 23 who is occupied as a brick mason. They are living on Walnut Street in Helena.

    The 1850 Census indicates that he lived in Iowa then. Maybe that is his basis for saying he was from Iowa.

    I am wondering where their daughter Emma was. (I believe I found her living with her Aunt and Uncle in Pleasant Hill, Mississippi.)

    Daniel was on the lamb. He was actually 48 years old. The record indicates that he had only recently gotten married.
    U.S. Census Helena, St Francis, Phillips, AR 1900: Daniel W. Peck Family Page 1
    U.S. Census Helena, St Francis, Phillips, AR 1900: Daniel W. Peck Family Page 1
    The family now rents a home at 316 Franklin Street, Helena, AR. He has gotten younger with his birthday now in Nov 1849 and only 50 years old and married to Mary fro 21 years. Now he does not know where his father was born and his mother was born in Virginia.
    Mary has lost a few years and shows her birthday as July 1859 and age 40.
    Emma M, daughter born Jan 1878 is age 22.

    You have to go to the next page of the census for the rest of the information.

    Dave Howard August 2009
    Last Modified 5 Jul 2015 
    Family ID F8857  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Mary Ann Foley,   b. Jul 1859, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1900, Helna, Phillips County, AR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 41 years) 
    Married 15 Feb 1880  Helena, Phillips, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Eugene H. Peck,   b. 9 Sep 1884, Pleasant Hill, De Soto County, MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1963, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     2. Leo Francis Peck,   b. 23 Mar 1890, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1911  (Age 21 years)
    Census Records
    U.S. Census Helena, Phillips, AR 1880: D.W. Peck Family
    U.S. Census Helena, Phillips, AR 1880: D.W. Peck Family
    The census record show D.W. Peck born in Iowa and parents both born in Iowa, age 42 (b. 1838) recently married to May Peck age 23 who is occupied as a brick mason. They are living on Walnut Street in Helena.

    The 1850 Census indicates that he lived in Iowa then. Maybe that is his basis for saying he was from Iowa.

    I am wondering where their daughter Emma was. (I believe I found her living with her Aunt and Uncle in Pleasant Hill, Mississippi.)

    Daniel was on the lamb. He was actually 48 years old. The record indicates that he had only recently gotten married.
    U.S. Census Helena, St Francis, Phillips, AR 1900: Daniel W. Peck Family Page 1
    U.S. Census Helena, St Francis, Phillips, AR 1900: Daniel W. Peck Family Page 1
    The family now rents a home at 316 Franklin Street, Helena, AR. He has gotten younger with his birthday now in Nov 1849 and only 50 years old and married to Mary fro 21 years. Now he does not know where his father was born and his mother was born in Virginia.
    Mary has lost a few years and shows her birthday as July 1859 and age 40.
    Emma M, daughter born Jan 1878 is age 22.

    You have to go to the next page of the census for the rest of the information.

    Dave Howard August 2009
    U.S. Census Helena, St Francis, Phillips, AR 1900: Daniel W. Peck Family Page 2
    U.S. Census Helena, St Francis, Phillips, AR 1900: Daniel W. Peck Family Page 2
    The continuation of the entry shows:
    Eugene H. Peck son born in Sept 1884 age 15, apprentice milliner (hat maker?)
    Another son, Leo F. Peck born March 1888 age 12
    There is a servant and boarder in the home.
    Last Modified 18 Dec 2010 
    Family ID F3475  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Nov 1832 - Portsmouth, Scioto, Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLived - From US Census Record - 17 Sep 1850 - Bloomington Township, Muscatine, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 May 1854 - Jackson, Jackson County, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResided - There was a watchmaker retailer named Daniel W. Peck assessed about $59 in income tax in Salem, Indiana - 1866 - Salem, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLived - Some time between 1860 when he lived in Jackson, Ohio and 1880 when he was living in Helena, Arkansas with a new family he brought his family to Terre Haute, Indiana area and was a coal miner. - 1870 - Terra Haute, Vigo County, Indiana, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Apr 1876 - Helena, Phillips, Arkansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Feb 1880 - Helena, Phillips, Arkansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Jul 1907 - St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Helena, Phillips, Arkansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Jul 1907 - Helena, Phillips, Arkansas, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
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      http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/AMTCitationRedir.aspx?tid=11078708&pid=-506039217

    2. [S212383316] 1880 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. 1880 U.S. Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Copyright 1999 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved. All use is subject to the limite), Year: 1880; Census Place: Helena, Phillips, Arkansas; Roll: T9_53; Family History Film: 1254053; Page: 255.4000; Enumeration District: 232; Image: 0297.
      Birth date: abt 1838Birth place: IowaResidence date: 1880Residence place: Helena, Phillips, Arkansas, United States

    3. [S227097549] 1850 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Seventh Census of the United States, 1850. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1850. M432, ), Year: 1850; Census Place: Bloomington, Muscatine, Iowa; Roll: M432_187; Page: 371; Image: 602.
      Birth date: abt 1832Birth place: OhioResidence date: 1850Residence place: Bloomington, Muscatine, Iowa

    4. [S711742181] U.S. IRS Tax Assessment Lists, 1862-1918, Ancestry.com, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2008.Original data - National Archives (NARA) microfilm series: M603, M754-M771, M773-M777, M779-M780, M782, M784, M787-M789, M791-M793, M795, M1631, M1775-M1776, T227, T1208-T1209. For co).
      Residence date: 1866Residence place: Indiana