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Dave Peck (#46966140)
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Bio Photo Researching one's genealogy is a bit like a treasure hunt. As you learn more and more about your ancestors, surprises keep occuring. I am thankful to all the people who have taken the time to research the past. I aim to contribute as well. I am working on my Peck ancestry which goes back to Joseph and some of his immigrant sons who arrived in 1638. Other names include Vanderwerker, Van Patten, Shoup/Shoop/Schupp, McNeil, Cramer, Paine, McDougall, Lant, Reid, Campbell, Wagman, Foster, Cushman, Grandy, Bartlett, Haverly, Duesler, Snell, Wendell, Glen, Hawley, Harmon, etc. I get great satisfaction in discovering and entering these historical records, before they are lost for good. Most of my entries are in New york, MA, RI, CT and New Jersey. I am a retired science teacher. I have completed 10 Earthwatch expeditions and travelled to over 60 countries. Climbing mountains is also appealing having been up Kilimanjaro, Whitney, Olympus, Rysy and others. Genealogy is another fun and productive way to spend my time.
One of my great joys is to visit villages where my ancestors lived before coming to America. In 2010 I visited Hingham and Beccles, England where the paternal Pecks lived in the 1500 and 1600's. We also visited Petten, Holland for the maternal Van Pattens and Meppel, Holland for the Van Alstynes and Vanderwerkers. In 2012 I visited Scotland for the McNeils and Reids and then the Mozel River Valley in the Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany for the Shoups/Schupps and Mais lines.
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Bob Collins
RE: Sarah Peck
Sarah T Peck is listed on Green-Wood's website burial search as having been buried in that lot on August 26 1885.
Added by Bob Collins on Jun 28, 2014 9:05 AM
Martin Douglas Packer
Erasmus Darwin book
Added by Martin Douglas Packer on Jun 20, 2014 12:53 PM
Faye Simmons
RE: David Palmer
I did notice today that there is two memorials for David Palmer. You should probably combine yours and the one from Anne Cady. I am sure that she would turn it over to you, she is very good about that. She also has one for his wife and several children.
Added by Faye Simmons on Jun 10, 2014 3:50 AM
Gale Cottrell
Phoebe Phelps
My husband and I checked the Phelps plot at Storrs Cemetery and she is not there, nor could we locate her so I'm giving a call to the curator today to see if we missed her.
Added by Gale Cottrell on Jun 05, 2014 12:24 PM
Martin Douglas Packer
DARWIN DATA sorted by parents, married children, and their spouses - including two AMERICAN ladies: Maud Du Puy, PA and Sara Sedgwick, PA:

A) Darwin, Charles Robert
b. Feb. 12, 1809 d. Apr. 19, 1882
Westminster Abbey
City of Westminster
Greater London
wife: married 1839
Darwin, Emma, nee Wedgwood
b. May 2, 1808 d. Oct. 2, 1896
St Mary the Virgin Church...
London Borough of Bromley
Greater London
B) Darwin, Sir Francis "Uncle Frank"
b. Aug. 16, 1848 d. Sep. 19, 1925
Ascension Parish Burial G..[with daughter Frances Cornford, opposite wife 3#]
City of Cambridge
1# wife: married 1874 - 1876
Darwin, Amy Richenda, nee Ruck
b. Feb. 9, 1850 d. Sep. 11, 1876
Holy Trinity, Corris
2# wife: married 1883 - 1903
Darwin, Ellen Wordsworth "Aunt Ellen", nee Crofts
b. Jan. 13, 1856 d. Aug. 28, 1903
St Andrew Churchyard
South Cambridgeshire District
3# wife: married 1913 - 1920
Darwin, Lady Florence Henrietta, nee Fisher (previously Maitland)
b. Jan. 31, 1864 d. Mar. 5, 1920
Ascension Parish Burial G...
City of Cambridge
C) Darwin, Sir George Howard "Uncle George"*
b. Jul. 9, 1845 d. Dec. 7, 1912
wife: married 1884
Darwin, Lady Martha Haskins "Maud", nee Du Puy (cremated)*
b. Jul. 27, 1861 d. Feb. 6, 1947
Trumpington Parish Extens...[both, with daughter Gwen Raverat]
City of Cambridge
* Also their baby Leonard (d. 1899) is buried with Harriet Keynes (d. 1918)
D) Darwin, Sir Horace "Uncle Horace"
b. May 13, 1851 d. Sep. 22, 1928
wife: married 1880
Darwin, Lady Emma Cecilia "Aunt Ida", nee Farrer
b. Nov. 7, 1854 d. Jul. 5, 1946
Ascension Parish Burial G... [both]
City of Cambridge
E) Darwin, Maj Leonard "Uncle Lenny"
b. Jan. 15, 1850 d. Mar. 26, 1943
Forest Row Cemetery [with wife 2#]
Forest Row
Wealden District
East Sussex
1# wife: married 1882 - 1898
Darwin, Elizabeth Frances "Aunt Bee", nee Fraser
b. 1846 d. Jan. 13, 1898
Putney Vale Cemetery and ...
London Borough of Merton
Greater London
2# wife: married 1900
Darwin, Charlotte Mildred "Aunt Mildred", nee Massingbird (was Langton)
b. 1868 d. Dec. 18, 1940
Forest Row Cemetery
Forest Row
Wealden District
East Sussex
F) Darwin, William Erasmus "Uncle William"
b. Dec. 27, 1839 d. Sep. 18, 1914
wife: married 1877
Darwin, Sara Price Ashburner "Aunt Sara", nee Sedgwick
b. Nov. 8, 1839 d. 1902
St Nicolas Churchyard [both]
North Stoneham
Eastleigh Borough
G) Litchfield, Henrietta Emma "Aunt Etty", nee Darwin
b. Sep. 25, 1843 d. Dec. 17, 1927 [NOT 1929]
St Mary the Virgin Church...
London Borough of Bromley
Greater London
husband: married 1871
Litchfield, Richard Buckley "Uncle Richard"
b. Jan. 6, 1832 d. Jan. 11, 1903
Cimetière du Grand Jas de...
Departement des Alpes-Maritimes
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Added by Martin Douglas Packer on May 18, 2014 7:20 AM
Thomas Dunne
Henry Van Patten
Hi Dave;
Transfer complete, please take good care of him.
Added by Thomas Dunne on May 17, 2014 4:35 PM
Sandra Lennox
Hi Dave:
Would you please remove the photo of the
"sign" that you added to Betsey (Briggs)
Bradford's memorial, Burial Hill, Plymouth,
MA. FAQ's state that signs should not be
added to the memorials.
Memorial #20643201.
With appreciation,
Added by Sandra Lennox on May 12, 2014 3:57 AM
Martin Douglas Packer
Find-A-Grave now has images of the graves of all 21 members of CHARLES DARWIN's family: Charles & Emma, 10 children : with 8 wives and 1 husband; 20 in England & Wales, and 1 in Cannes, France...the last two were Amy Darwin (Corris) and Richard Litchfield (Cannes).
Added by Martin Douglas Packer on May 09, 2014 5:48 PM
Re: Mary M. Haight
Thanks loads for posting Mary's obit, and so quickly! I find that prompt postings greatly facilitate data entry for other memorials as well!

Added by luddy on May 06, 2014 10:31 AM
Woodlands Cemetery photo request
Dave, you'll need to re-request a photo for Robert McNeil at Woodlands Cemetery. I added a photo for Robert MacNeil and realized it was the wrong guy, and then deleted the photo, which also deleted your photo request. Sorry about that! Alice
Added by Alice on Apr 29, 2014 6:12 PM
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