Joseph Peck, Jr. (1652 - 1731) MP

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Birthplace: Milford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Death: Died in Milford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Occupation: from Milford
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About Joseph Peck, Jr.

Lieut Joseph Peck

Birth: Mar., 1652 Death: Mar. 1, 1731


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.

Family links:

 Joseph Peck (1610 - 1701)
 Alice Heath Burwell - Peck (1612 - 1666)

 Mary Camp Peck (1660 - ____)*

 Mary Peck Northrup (1670 - ____)*
 Joseph Peck (1680 - 1739)*
 Ephraim Peck (1682 - 1760)*
 John Peck (1685 - 1709)*
 Jeremiah Peck (1687 - 1765)*
 Samuel Peck (1690 - 1728)*
 Abigail Peck Canfield (1701 - 1764)*
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Inscription: Here Lyes the Body of Lieut. Joseph Peck Deceas'd March the 1st 1731 in the 79 Year of His Age.


Burial: Milford Cemetery Milford New Haven County Connecticut, USA

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Added: Feb. 20, 2013 
Joseph Peck B. 20 mar 1653 Milford, Ct.was in the Colonial Militia

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Lt. Joseph Peck's Timeline

March 20, 1652
Milford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
March 20, 1653
Age 1
Milford, New Haven County, Connecticut
January 27, 1678
Age 25
Milford, New Haven, CT
February 25, 1680
Age 27
Milford, New Haven County, Connecticut
December 15, 1682
Age 30
Milford, New Haven County, Connecticut
Age 29
Milford, New Haven, Connecticut
September 4, 1685
Age 33
Milford, New Haven, CT
Age 34
Milford, New Haven, Connecticut
July 13, 1690
Age 38
Milford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Age 39
Milford, New Haven County, Connecticut Colony