Capt. James Peck

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James Peck

Birthdate: (85)
Birthplace: New Haven, New Haven, CT
Death: March 2, 1794 (85)
New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Place of Burial: New Haven, New Haven, CT, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of James Peck and Abigail Peck
Husband of Mary Hitchcock; Rachel Sperry and Abigail Bishop
Father of James Peck; Eunice Peck; Ebenezer Peck; William Peck; Abiah Peck and 5 others
Brother of Stephen Peck; Ebenezer Peck; Hannah Peck and Abigail Potter
Half brother of Hannah Heaton; Sarah Howell; Stephen Peck and John Peck

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About Capt. James Peck

The son of James & Abigail (Morris) Peck, he married Mary Hitchcock, daughter of John & Abiah (Bassett) Hitchcock, on February 18, 1730.

Capt. James Peck's Company was the first company that went out of the Second Regiment commanded by the Honourable Corporal Roger Newton, Esq'r, under the command of Major John Hubbard in the Late Alarm of the Defense of Fort William Henry and parts adjacent August, 1757. He served a total of 18 days.

His original tombstone was along the North Wall of the Grove Street Cemetery. It is either missing or unreadable at this time. The inscription from "Inscriptions on Tombstones in New Haven, Conn. erected prior to 1800" was as follows:

In Memory of Cap't JAMES PECK who departed this Life March 2d 1794 in the 86th year of his age

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Capt. James Peck's Timeline

August 4, 1708
New Haven, New Haven, CT
July 12, 1736
Age 27
New Haven, New Haven, CT
November 22, 1739
Age 31
New Haven, New Haven, CT
April 6, 1741
Age 32
New Haven, New Haven, CT
November 7, 1762
Age 54
New Haven, New Haven, CT
March 2, 1794
Age 85
New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
New Haven, New Haven, CT