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Joseph Peck
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Birth: Apr. 30, 1587
Death: Dec. 23, 1663

Known as the emigrant ancestor of a major portion of the Pecks in the USA, he was baptised in Beccles, Suffolk County, England 4/30/1587. He was the son of Robert Peck a descendant in the 21st generation from John Peck, of Belton, Yorkshire, England. In 1638, he and other Puritans, with his brother Robert Peck, their pastor, fled from persecutions of the church to this country. They left Hingham, Norfolk co., England and arrived in Hingham, Norfolk Co., New England in 1638, on the ship Diligent of Ipswich, John Martin, master.
In about 1645 he moved to Seekonk where he and others developed the Rehoboth "Ring of the Green" plantation community. From there his descendants have spread through out America. He is likely buried in the Newman Cemetery, New Providence, RI near his son Israel but no stone is present. See Ira B Peck's 1868 book on the "Descendants of Joseph Peck" for a full account. The main section of the book is in 6 parts, one for each of his 6 sons.
Part I Joseph Peck Jr
Part II John Peck
Part III Nicholas Peck
Part IV Samuel Peck
Part V Nathaniel Peck
Part VI Israel Peck 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Robert Peck (1546 - 1593)
  Helen Babbs Peck (1546 - 1614)
 
 Spouse:
  Rebecca Clark Peck (1585 - 1637)
 
 Children:
  Joseph Peck (1623 - 1701)*
  John Peck (1626 - 1713)*
  Nicholas Peck (1630 - 1710)*
  Samuel Peck (1639 - 1708)*
  Nathaniel Peck (1641 - 1676)*
  Israel Peck (1644 - 1723)*
 
 Sibling:
  Robert Peck (1580 - 1656)*
  Joseph Peck (1587 - 1663)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: Dave Peck
Record added: Sep 03, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41512398
Joseph Peck
Added by: Dave Peck
 
Joseph Peck
Added by: Dave Peck
 
Joseph Peck
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