Lieut Joseph Peck, Jr

Lieut Joseph Peck, Jr

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Death 1 Mar 1731 (aged 78–79)
Burial Milford, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 8651598 · View Source
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~MY PECK ANCESTOR~

Lieut. Joseph was the son of JOSEPH PECK & ALICE (HEATH) BURWELL PECK, my immigrant ancestors. He was baptized at Milford First Church on March 29, 1662/1663.

History of the towns of New Milford & Bridgeport 1703-1882 by Samuel Orcutt, Hartford, Conn.: Case, Lockwood, & Brainard, 1882, p. 6
Feb. 8, 1702/3 Ens. Joseph Peck's name appears on an "Indian Deed to the Proprietors of New Milford", as part of a committee of seven Milford men that purchased the land for the plantation of New Milford.
p.14 March, 1708 Ens. Joseph Peck, Samuel Clarke, Jr. & Jonathan Law are appointed a committee to meet with Stratford men who claim part of the New Milford land.

Joseph, Jr. was prominent in civic affairs and in the colonial militia, in which he served as lieutenant from the time of receiving his commission until 1709.

On 27 Jan 1678 in Milford, he married (1) MARY CAMP, daughter of NICHOLAS , JR. & SARAH (BEARD) CAMP, also prominent founders of Milford, Conn.

Lieut. Joseph & Mary were the parents of 11 known chldren, one of which was my ancestor, SAMUEL PECK, a Captain in the Revolutionary War.


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Here Lyes the Body of Lieut. Joseph Peck Deceas'd March the 1st 1731 in the 79 Year of His Age.


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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lieut Joseph Peck, Jr (Mar 1652–1 Mar 1731), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8651598, citing Milford Cemetery, Milford, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Nareen, et al (contributor 46613568) .