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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/Payne, McDougall, Lant, Reid, Reed, 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. In 2015 we were in Scotland again at the Campbell Castle in Inverary and to the Campbell Crypt in Kilum, Scotland. 2016 took us to Norway for the Bradts, Northern Ireland for the Beatties and Largs, Scotland for the Brisbins.
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Glenn Mason
RE: Elizabeth Peck Mason
Yes, that's the second husband; his two marriages are described in the Wheeler History of Stonington page 509, and is also in a record at ancestry.com.

U.S. and International Marriage Records 1560-1900
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Name Gershom Palmer
Gender Male
Birth Place MA
Birth Year 1645
Spouse Name Elizabeth Mason
Marriage Year 1708
Number Pages 1
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Name Age
Elizabeth Mason
Gershom Palmer
Added by Glenn Mason on Jun 21, 2017 7:54 AM
Dave Hansen
RE: George Guy/Gay
Created by: Barbara Blankenship
Record added: Jul 22, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20576670

You may want to contact Barbara Blankenship about correcting the name to match the parents and siblings.

Added by Dave Hansen on Jun 14, 2017 3:21 PM
Dave Hansen
RE: George Guy/Gay
Hello Again. Sorry for delay but I added a new photo for George Gay. The middle name appears to be Higbee which was his mothers maiden name. I hope that's helpful to you.
Added by Dave Hansen on Jun 14, 2017 2:54 PM
Sherman-Thomas
Christian Allen Peck #84230837
Dave,
Thank you for linking Christian to her parents. Have a great day!
John
Added by Sherman-Thomas on Jun 07, 2017 11:03 AM
Dave Hansen
RE: George Guy/Gay
Glad to help, I will likely have a new photo for you this weekend sometime.
Added by Dave Hansen on Jun 07, 2017 8:35 AM
Dave Hansen
RE: George Guy
Hello Dave, I think the last name is actually Gay, not Guy. The other headstones in the group and the more legible parts of this stone list his parents last name as Gay.

Its not to far from my house so let me see if I can make it over there with some water and a brush and try to clean some of it up. there are a few stones, including some broken ones that just are not very legible but I will see if I can clean it up some.

Dave
Added by Dave Hansen on Jun 07, 2017 7:11 AM
Shelly
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Hello ... I wanted to say thank you for posting the photos and gravestone photos of Donald, Carolyn and their daughter Elizabeth. Donald was a cousin of mine and I had the pleasure of meeting him back in 1999. I am wondering if you would grant me permission to use your photos you posted on Findagrave.com in my Ancestry.com files ... I give credit under the photo to the person who took the photo.

Thanks for your consideration.

Shelly
Added by Shelly on Jun 04, 2017 4:05 PM
Shelly
# 132033818 and 136734239 Keefer
Hello ... I wanted to say thank you for posting the photos and gravestone photos of Donald, Carolyn and their daughter Elizabeth. Donald was a cousin of mine and I had the pleasure of meeting him back in 1999. I am wondering if you would grant me permission to use your photos you posted on Findagrave.com in my Ancestry.com files ... I give credit under the photo to the person who took the photo.

Thanks for your consideration.

Shelly
Added by Shelly on Jun 04, 2017 4:05 PM
Sturon
RE: Ernest Peck
Unfortunately not , there's about 15 George Pecks listed in Cambridgeshire but without any dates its hard to pin him down :-)
Added by Sturon on May 12, 2017 11:56 AM
Sean Briody
RE: Cornelius Hetfield
I have a map of the cemetery I can forward if you'd like. Cornelius' stone is located in the first row that is right behind the church.
Added by Sean Briody on May 08, 2017 5:02 PM
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