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Dr Fenner Harris Peckham, Jr
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Birth: Feb. 11, 1844
East Killingly
Windham County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Dec. 25, 1915
Providence
Providence County
Rhode Island, USA

Civil War Veteran
Hospital steward, 3rd R.I.H.A.
2nd Lt., 12th R.I. Inf., Co.'s I., B. & G.

Fenner Harris Peckham, Jr., only son of Dr. Fenner H. Peckham, was born in East Killingly, Windham Co., Conn., Feb. 11, 1844. He was educated in the schools of Providence, and read medicine under his father. After fitting himself for college he entered the medical department of Yale, whence he was graduated in 1866. He became associated with his father in the medical profession, and after the death of the latter continued alone in the practice of his profession up to a few years ago, when he practically retired, relinquishing his practice to his son, Charles F. Like his father, he served during the Rebellion, entering the service as hospital steward in December, 1861, upon leaving the high school; later he was lieutenant in the 12th R.I .V. The Doctor inherits his fathers literary tastes, and has written for the public press on matters of interest.

On Oct. 29, 1867, in Providence, Dr. Peckham married Mary H. Olney, daughter of Elam and Helen (Fuller) Olney, and they have three children. Charles Fenner, the eldest, graduated from Columbia College, N.Y., in 1890, with the degree of M.D., and is now a popular young physician of Providence, R.I., having succeeded to his fathers practice; he was a surgeon of the Rhode Island Naval Reserves, in the Spanish-American war, with the rank of lieutenant. Alice, the second, is at home. William Torrey graduated from Brown University in 1897; he married Alice Hetherington Dike , Oct. 22 , 1901. 
 
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 Parents:
  Fenner Harris Peckham (1820 - 1887)
  Catherine Davis Torrey Peckham (1819 - 1853)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Helen Olney Peckham (1843 - 1911)*
 
 Children:
  Charles Fenner Peckham (1869 - 1927)*
  Rosa Torrey Peckham (1869 - 1870)*
  Rose Torrey Peckham (1869 - 1870)*
  Alice Peckham Gibson (1872 - 1936)*
  William Torrey Peckham (1875 - 1918)*
 
 Siblings:
  Rosa Frances Peckham Danielson (1842 - 1922)*
  Fenner Harris Peckham (1844 - 1915)
  Ella Lois Torrey Peckham Baldwin (1846 - 1915)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Swan Point Cemetery
Providence
Providence County
Rhode Island, USA
 
Maintained by: Superkentman
Originally Created by: Jen Snoots
Record added: Apr 28, 2008
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Dr Fenner Harris Peckham, Jr
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Dr Fenner Harris Peckham, Jr
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Dr Fenner Harris Peckham, Jr
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- Jeffry Burden
 Added: Sep. 2, 2012

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