Joseph Peck

Male 1690 - 1742


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  • Name  Joseph Peck 
    Born  27 May 1690  Rehoboth, Bristol Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender  Male 
    Died  06 Jan 1741/42  Rehoboth, Bristol Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    • "Ensign Joseph Peck"
    Probate  20 Apr 1742  Rehoboth, Bristol Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Court appointed Mrs. Hannah Peck administratrix of the intestate estate of her late husband, Joseph Peck, of Rehoboth, yeoman. The same day the inventory was presented, taken by Jabez Bosworth, Jonathan Chaffee and Samuel Mason. The personal estate was 401 11s. 6d., and the real estate 1080, including an item of 520 for "house and house lot".

      In 1743 debts were paid 226 9s. to Mr. John Greenwood upon the account of Dr. Henry Sweeting, and debts not paid to Doctor Richmond and Doctor Tolman.

      21 Mar 1744 includes "to nursing and tending Jabez Peck, son of Joseph Peck, deceased, and several charges, 8/00"; "to helping the said Jabez Peck with victuals and clothes, two years, wanting six days, 40/00"; "to medicine for my husband in his last sickness, 2/16/00"; "paid to Doctor Thomas Bowen, 2/16/02"; "to Elizabeth Man for nursing, 10s."; "paid Joseph Bosworth for going to Dr. Richmond, 1/10".

      On 18 Aug 1745 a division was made of the real estate of Joseph Peck of Rehoboth, deceased, among the following heirs: to Hannah, widow; to daughter Jerusha, wife of Peleg Heath; to Winchester, the only surviving son; also to Winchester a third part of the portion of Jabez, his brother, who died since his father, before came of age or was married; to Mary, the other daughter.
    Notes 
    • Joseph resided in the southeasterly part of Rehoboth. He was twice married: first, to Rebecca Brown, daughter of Jabez Brown; second to Hannah _____. He died 6 January 1741/42. Hannah, his widow, was appointed administratrix upon his estate, 20 April 1742, and guardian for his daughter Mary, 20 March 1743/44. A guardian was appointed for Jerusha and Winchester, they being above the age of fourteen years, May 1742. A division of the estate between the widow and children was made October 1745. [5]
    Person ID  I44227  Bryant
    Last Modified  24 Apr 2005 

    Father  Joseph Peck,   b. 27 Oct 1657, Rehoboth, Bristol Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 08 Oct 1720, Rehoboth, Bristol Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Elizabeth Smith,   b. 07 Dec 1663, Rehoboth, Bristol Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 May 1709 
    Married  11 Dec 1684  Rehoboth, Bristol Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8
    • The Peck genealogy give her name as "Martha _____," but notes a correction in Vol 3, p. 162.
    Family ID  F2989  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Rebecca Brown,   b. 08 Oct 1700, Swansea, Bristol Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Nov 1727, Rehoboth, Bristol Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage Banns  15 Feb 1723/24  Rehoboth, Bristol Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Jerusha Peck,   b. 18 Nov 1724, Rehoboth, Bristol Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Apr 1763, Barrington, Bristol Co, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Winchester Peck,   b. 31 Oct 1726, Rehoboth, Bristol Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F2972  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Hannah Pettis 
    Married  26 Feb 1735/36  Rehoboth, Bristol Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Mary Peck,   b. 17 May 1737, Rehoboth, Bristol Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Jabez Peck,   b. 20 Aug 1738, Rehoboth, Bristol Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Dec 1743, Rehoboth, Bristol Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F2988  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 May 1690 - Rehoboth, Bristol Co, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage Banns - 15 Feb 1723/24 - Rehoboth, Bristol Co, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Feb 1735/36 - Rehoboth, Bristol Co, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 06 Jan 1741/42 - Rehoboth, Bristol Co, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 20 Apr 1742 - Rehoboth, Bristol Co, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S13] NEHGR, NEHGR, (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society), 97:116.

    2. [S364] Descendants of Joseph Peck, Peck, Ira B., (Alfred Mudge & Son, Boston, 1868), p. 133.

    3. [S60] MASS, Vital Rec., Rehoboth: 704.

    4. [S60] MASS, Vital Rec., Rehoboth: 861.

    5. [S364] Descendants of Joseph Peck, Peck, Ira B., (Alfred Mudge & Son, Boston, 1868), p. 136.

    6. [S14] Torrey, Editor: Torrey, Clarence Almon, (Genealogical Publishing Co., 1985, Baltimore, MD, 1985 (reprint)), p.567.

    7. [S13] NEHGR, NEHGR, (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society), 97:114.

    8. [S60] MASS, Vital Rec., Rehoboth: 283.


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