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Surname: Peacock

Descendants of Rev. George Shove of Fall River, MA

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now SHOVE. Rev. George Shove, gentleman, son of Margery, who was admitted to the church at Boston as a widow in 1638, and who subsequently was of Rowley and a proprietor and still later of Roxbury, where she married in 1654 Richard Peacock, became the third minister of Taunton, ordained Nov. 17, 1665. Of his ministerial life little is known except that be “preached acceptably,” and taught the Taunton school; and it is said that “no rumor of strife or discord in connection with him comes down to us.” His fame, however, as a land bolder and dealer in real estate bas not failed to reach us. He is represented as having been largely concerned in the secular transactions of the town and possessed of considerable wealth. He was one of the six original proprietors of Assonet Neck, when that purchase was made in 1680. His home lot was that of William Phillips, one of the first settlers on the east side of what is now High street, between Cohannet and Winthrop streets. On July 14, 1664, Mr. Shove married Hopestill, daughter of Rev. Samuel Newman, a learned man, the distinguished minister of Rehoboth. She died March 7, 1673, and he married Feb. 17, 1674-75, Mrs. Hannah Walley. She died in September, 1685, and he married Dec....

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Peacock, Joseph Mrs. – Obituary

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Word has been received here of the death of Mrs. Charles Peacock of Pendleton. Mrs. Peacock was a sister of Mrs. Joseph Sanders, now of Scio, but formerly residents here. Mrs. Peacock has visited here many times and will be remembered by quite a number of friends. Oregon Trail Weekly North Powder News Jan 30, 1931 Transcribed by Charlotte...

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Biographical Sketch of H.M. Peacock

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now H. M. Peacock, farmer in Lake County, is a brother of Mr. C. M. Peacock and was born in Obion County October 18, 1846; was raised on the farm and when young he had but few opportunities of securing an education; but has, by studying in later years acquired a great deal of general information. December 30, 1875, he married Miss Georgia Watson, daughter of Robert Watson. Mrs. Peacock was born in Madison County, Tennessee June 27, 1854. Six children blessed this union, four boys and two girls; only three are now living: William H., born July 17, 1879, Martha A., born February 20, 1880; Hattie M., born March 21, 1882. Mr. and Mrs. Peacock belong to the Methodist Church South. He is a democrat in politics and a member of the Masonic fraternity. He owns now 275 acres of good land, and though comparatively a young man is known all over the county as a successful farmer and a good business man, and holds the confidence of all who know...

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Biographical Sketch of C.M. Peacock

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now C. M. Peacock, farmer, is the son of Michael and Martha (Applewhite) Peacock. The father was born in Edgecombe County, North Carolina. October 11, 1799, and the mother in the same county and State, August 12, 1804. They were married in 1823 and to them were born four sons and three daughters; three sons are living. The family moved to Henderson County in 1883 and thence to Obion County in 1837. They were members of the Methodist Church. Mr. Peacock was a Democrat, and he died October 27, 1873, and his wife died March 24, 1869. Our subject is of Scotch Irish ancestry and was born in Edgecombe County, North Carolina, and April 2, 1830. Owing to the absence of schools at that time in Obion County, where his parents moved when he was seven years old, his education was limited but he educated himself after he was grown. January 15, 1857, he married Miss Ann Brock, who was born in Robertson County, Tennessee April 25, 1836, and to them were born nine children: Alice, born January 11, 1858; Loverd, April 9, 1859; Martha E., July 18, 1861; William C., January 20, 1864; John L., October 11, 1867; Charles B., September 25, 1869; Viola A., December 12. 1871; Daurie V., October 30, 1876; Frederick B., February...

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Biographical Sketch of William C. Peacock

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now William C. Peacock, clerk of the circuit court of Lake County, and member of the firm of C. M. Peacock & Son, was born January 21, 1863, in Lake County, and was the son of C. M. and Ann (Brock) Peacock. He was raised on the farm and when sixteen entered the Kentucky Military Institute and graduated there in 1881. During this time he had been salesman for M. Ambery of Tiptonville. He taught school for a while after graduating then returned to the mercantile business as salesman. In 1883 his father bought out Mr. Ambery and gave him a partnership in the business. He soon became the business manager of the firm, and has since successfully conducted the store, doing an extensive business. August 1886, he was elected to the office of circuit court clerk, and has been popular as a good business man and an enterprising citizen. He belongs to the young democracy of the...

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