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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 MA, RI, CT and upstate NY where I live. I am a retired HS biology and chem. 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, Ben Nevis, Algonquin, Marcy 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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Ken B
Sarah Raynor at Greenfield
The only Raynor plot near Lot 43 in Section 1 does not have a lot number on it and there is no individual marker for Sarah there so I've posted the photo of that Raynor marker near Lot 43 in Section 1. If you don't want it, let me know and I'll remove it.
Added by Ken B on Apr 15, 2015 2:52 PM
kickstand
Sarah and Charles Child
Sorry, there is no separate stone for Sarah or Charles Child. The plot given in the database corresponds to the big stone from the Beneficient Congregational Church, and there is no other stone for them in the plot. Maybe they were buried together to save money, or maybe the old stones were taken up, I don't know.
Added by kickstand on Apr 06, 2015 6:48 PM
carol griffin
Peck ancestery
Dave are you related to Pecks I North Carolina? Thanks Carol
Added by carol griffin on Mar 20, 2015 8:16 PM
Jacki Bierma
David Peck memorial
I have corrected the bio to Luman - thanks for sending the correction!

Jacki
Added by Jacki Bierma on Mar 12, 2015 7:57 PM
Thomas Dunne
Elizabeth Van Patten Miller
Hi Dave
The transfer is complete, please take good care of her.
Tom
Added by Thomas Dunne on Feb 07, 2015 1:06 PM
Bonnie Kies
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PS do you speak and read German? Bonnie :)
Added by Bonnie Kies on Feb 05, 2015 2:00 PM
Bonnie Kies
William Richardson
William Richardson Memorial# 59931992. I see you posted a Photo for William. I would like to use the Photo on my family tree (ancestry). I would be sure to credit for the Photo, Findagrave and the creator of the Memorial. I also wanted to know if you have a Photo for his wife Rebbecca? Thanks Bonnie :)
Added by Bonnie Kies on Feb 05, 2015 1:59 PM
Sherman-Thomas
Alice Fish Peck #30781823
Thank you for linking Alice to her parents.
Added by Sherman-Thomas on Jan 31, 2015 9:41 AM
Sherman-Thomas
RE: relationship
Dave,
Thank you for updating the memorials of the Peck family. Someday, we hope to get to see the headstones of them, but for now, we'll have to settle for findagrave. We appreciate all that you do. Have a Happy New Year.
John
Added by Sherman-Thomas on Jan 02, 2015 11:30 AM
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Lloyd Van Patten
Lloyd Van Patten is related to me, too, but I am fine with transferring ownership of this memorial to you.
Added by MY on Dec 13, 2014 8:15 PM
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