Parents of John Joy Peacock: John J. Peacock and Rebecca Pickett
John Joy Peacock settled in Lake Odessa area after coming to Michigan from Indiana by covered wagon. Dr. Samuel Downing gave his children land in Michgan. The Downing sisters both married Peacocks. John Joy Peacock was not only a brother in law to Benjamin Peacock but a 1/2 uncle of Benjamin whose father was Elwood Peacock .