Rev. Jeremiah M. Peck

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Jeremiah M. Peck

Birthdate:
Birthplace: London, Middlesex, England
Death: Died in Waterbury, New Haven County, Connecticut Colony
Immediate Family:

Son of William Peck and Elizabeth Peck
Husband of Joanna Peck
Father of Samuel Pecke, Sr.; Ruth Atwater; Caleb Peck; Anna Stanley; Jeremiah Peck and 1 other
Brother of Alice de Wolfe; John Peck, Sr.; Deacon Joseph Peck; Elizabeth Andrews and Elizabeth Goddard

Occupation: Reverend, Minister
Managed by: Private User
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About Jeremiah M. Peck

Sent from Arlene Hughes... from Atwater History and Genealogy, compiled by Francis Atwater, Meriden, Conn, printed by the Journal Publishing Co., 1901, p. 97: Jonathan, Son of David lived in New Haven, m. June 1, 1681, Ruth, daughter of Rev. Jeremiah Peck. She d. June 3, 1727. Her will was probated Oct 3, 1741. The Rev. Jeremiah Peck, father of Ruth, was a son of William Peck, Deacon, one of the original settlers of New Haven, also a signer of the "Fundamental Agreement of Quinnipack". He was born in England about 1623. In 1656 he kept a school in Guilford, Conn. where he remained until 1660. That year he was established, according to an act of the court, in the Hopkins Collegiate Grammer School in New Haven, and there "taught the language of science" In 1661 he was a minister at Saybrook. In 1677, unwilling to abide by the union of the New Haven Colony with the "lax and broader principated" Colony of Connecticut, he, with a few others, departed for Newark, New Jersey, to form a colony more congenial to their views. He there resided in 1674. He then removed to Elizabethtown, NJ, thence to Greenwich, CT, where he was minister in 1689; thence to Waterbury, CT, where he was first minister and there died June 7, 1699, aged 76. He married Nov. 12, 1656, Joanna Ketchel/Kitchell, daughter of Robert Ketchel and Margaret Schaeffe (dau. of Richard Sheaffe 1558/9 - 14 Sep 1625 & Margaret Roberts 1564 - 8 Feb 1621/2; gr. daughter of Thomas Sheaffe 1532 - 1604 and Mary Harmon 1536 - 1609 of Cranbrook, Kent, England).

From AMERICAN MARRIAGES BEFORE 1699: Kitchell, Hannah married Peck, Rev. Jeremiah 12 Nov 1656, Guilford, Conn.

From A GENEALOGICAL REGISTER OF THE FIRST SETTLER OF NEW ENGLAND by John Farmer: Peck, Jeremiah, minister at Waterbury, was educated at H. C. according to Mather was ordained 26 Aug 1669,

d. June 1699. -------------------- Families of Ancient New Haven by Donald Lines Jacobus, pg. 1384

Buried at Cemetery on Burying Ground Hill, Library Park, Waterbury, CT -------------------- Find A Grave# 28419413. Came to America with his Father on board the HMS Hector.He was a Reverend.

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Rev. Jeremiah M. Peck's Timeline

1623
1623
London, Middlesex, England
1656
November 12, 1656
Age 33
Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut Colony
1659
January 18, 1659
Age 36
Guilford, New Haven Colony
1661
April 3, 1661
Age 38
New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
1663
1663
Age 40
Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA
1665
1665
Age 42
Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut
1667
1667
Age 44
Newark, New Jersey, United States
1673
1673
Age 50
Newark, Essex, New Jersey, USA
1699
June 7, 1699
Age 76
Waterbury, New Haven County, Connecticut Colony
1886
January 19, 1886
Age 76