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DC Peacocks

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D.C. Peacocks

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I doubt that we have an intersection of ancestors her. My Peacocks definitely came from the New Jersey area in the 1800s (rather than Virginia, as yours did). There could be a conection in the earlier years (before 1830) because I don't have any information on the predecessors to Samuel peacock, who was born around 1835. Below is the the information I have on all of my Peacocks who had an association with Washington D.C.

1 Samuel Peacock
Birth: ca 1835
Death: ? , probably NJ
Father: Peacock
The birth date is an estimate based upon the birthdate of his oldest child.
Samuel and Elizabeth lived at Finley Station, Upper Deerfield Township(?), Cumberland County, New Jersey in 1888. They had a large family, birth order unknown.

Finley Station was located roughly 3 miles northeast of Bridgeton, NJ, and had a population of 57 people in 1895.
Prior to living in Finley Station, they seem to have lived in Downe Township, Cumberland County, which includes the town of Fortescue, where their oldes son William was born. Samuel Peacock, from Downe Township, Cumberland County, New Jersey, was mustered into the 25th New jersey Infantry, Company D, of the Union Army as a 1st Lieutenant on 5 Sep 1862.

Spouse: Elizabeth Andreson
Birth: ? 1840, Sweden
Death: ? , probably NJ
Children: Anna (ca1858-?) Lived in western US much of her life.

William (1859-1944) Moved to DC area ca. 1900.
Samuel (ca1864-?)
Sarah (Sally) Natalie (ca1870-)
Thomas (ca1870-?) Lived in Philadelphia area much of his life.
Dave (ca1872-?)
Benjamin -Lived in Philadelphia area much of his life.
Elizabeth - Lived in New Jersey area much of her life.
Mary -
Rhett -Lived in Philadelphia area much of his life.

1.2 William Peacock Sr.
Birth: 1 Apr 1859, Fortescue NJ
Death: 5 Jul 1944, Washington DC
Burial: 7 Aug 1944, Arlington National Cemetery, VA
Occ: Printer
William was apprentice printer at the U.S. Printing Office and printed the Congressional record at night to be on the desks the next morning.
He served in the Spanish-American War, Lieutenant, 4th USA Infantry; burial flag in possession of Oris (b. 4 Jan 1940) and Carey Lea (Burbank) Friesen (b. 7 Jul 1942).
Another source gives his birthplace as Bridgeton, NJ.
Spouse: Kate Stewart Pickels
Birth: 10 Oct 1861, Wilmington DE
Death: 28 Jan 1923, Washington DC
Father: Zachariah Pickels (1838->1890)
Mother: Isabella Fletcher (1838-1907)
Marr: 27 Nov 1883, St. Pauls ME Church, Wilmington, DE
Children: Isabella (Isabelle) Makepeace (1884-1971) Lived in DC area much of her life.
Samuel (Sam) (1886-ca1950) Lived in DC area much of his life.
Natalie Josephine (1889-1954) Lived in DC area much of her life.
Katherine (1891-) Lived in DC area much of her life.
William (1894-1940) Grew up in DC and lived in Philadelphia area much of his life.
Ruth Elizabeth (1903-ca1992) Lived in DC area much of her life.
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