Capt Samuel Peck

Capt Samuel Peck

Birth
Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 9 Jun 1736 (aged 63)
Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 17016456 · View Source
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Capt. Samuel Peck was the son of Joseph Peck Jr and his wife Hannah Playford Peck. He married Rachel Pierce daughter of Ephraim and Hannah Holbrook Pierce and produced 6 children, but only 4 lived to maturity. They were Hannah, Rachel, Samuel and Abiezer. Except for Rachel, who married Lt. Simon John Dillis, they may be buried at Peck Yard. The country club was undoubtedly Capt. Peck's property in 1700. He wrote a will on May 1, 1736 leaving a significant estate to his children. He died June 9, 1736 at 64. His wife Rachel died Nov. 12, 1756 at 81. See Ira Peck's, "Peck Family Book" p. 34, for the artistic carving and inscription on his tombstone. The likeness at right was drawn by Lewis Peck Childs 1813-1874 #24559314. The stone is said to have been brought from England and carved by George Allen. Vince Luti, noted anthropologist, believes it to be the best stone carving example in New England.

Peck Genealogy on Google Books:
A Genealogical History of the Descendants of Joseph Peck, 1868 by Ira Ballou Peck


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Inscription

"To Me twas given to DIE: to Thee tis given
to LIVE: Alas! one Moment sets us even
Mark! how impartial is Ye Will of Heaven"

Gravesite Details 6th Great Granduncle of D Peck below.
  • Maintained by: Dave Peck
  • Originally Created by: Rich H.
  • Added: 13 Dec 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 17016456
  • Dave Peck
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Capt Samuel Peck (11 Oct 1672–9 Jun 1736), Find a Grave Memorial no. 17016456, citing Peck Burial Yard, Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Dave Peck (contributor 46966140) .