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Mary Margaret O'Kane Peake
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Birth: Dec., 1888
Ballymena
County Antrim, Northern Ireland
Death: Sep., 1950
East Newark
Hudson County
New Jersey, USA

Born in Ballymena, County Antrim, Ireland; Mary immigrated to Boston, MA on the "SS Numidian" and arrived on December 4, 1912. Onboard this voyage, she met Margaret McAloren and formed a friendship that her children long benefited from having an "Aunt" in Ametica.
She later married Joseph M. Peake, and settled in Hudson County, New Jersey and raised a family there. She was a much sort after neighborhood midwife, delivering many of the babies in local Kearny homes.

She died in 1950 from a stroke, her wake and funeral attended by the most prestigious locals and politicians. She was predeceased by one child, and was buried with her young daughter "Chickie" and later joined by her husband, Joe, who died in 1951. She was survived by 6 children, and their families.
The grave marker is no longer present. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Joseph Matthew Peake (1884 - 1951)
 
 Children:
  Margaret Mary Peake (1917 - 1919)*
  Joseph Daniel Peake (1918 - 1976)*
  Agnes Celia Peake Kazmer (1920 - 2004)*
  Anna Marie Peake Wilson (1923 - ____)*
  Theresa Peake Diem (1925 - 1991)*
  Edward Paul Peake (1928 - 1983)*
  Veronica Rita Peake Smith (1929 - 2015)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Holy Cross Cemetery
North Arlington
Bergen County
New Jersey, USA
Plot: Blk-3 Sec-E Gr-188 1B
 
Created by: Pia
Record added: Sep 16, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 97186966
Mary Margaret <i>O'Kane</i> Peake
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Added by: Glen Ferrera
 
 
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- Immigrated 1912
 Added: Sep. 7, 2014
With love
- Your family
 Added: Sep. 7, 2014
 
 
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