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Query Number: 1108-2 August 2011

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Requested Information:

Lester is doing research on his GGG Grandparents John W. Peck and Caroline Seeley. He has collected some information about both, however he would like to find-out more information about John and Caroline’s parents, along with places and dates they were born. The following information is what he has collected so far.

His GGGGrandfather John W. Peck 1806-1874 was born in NY, and buried at Long Hill Cemetery in Trumbull, CT. His GGGGrandmother Caroline Seeley 1813-1877 was born in CT. and also buried at Long Hill Cemetery. John and Caroline were married by JP James Beebe on 12/13/1840 in Danbury, CT.
Children of John and Caroline were Caroline W. Peck 1845-1886, Rebecca Peck 1846-?, Polly Peck 1849-?, Emeline C. Peck 1854-?, Roswell S. Peck 1853-?,
Lester knows that Emeline was born in Bridgeport, Fairfield, CT but is not sure about the other 4 children.
Lester’s descent is: GGGrandfather Edward C. Wilson, GGGrandmother Caroline W. Peck; GGrandfather Edward J. Green, GGrandmother Cathryn Wilson; Grandfather Lester W. Green, Grandmother Bertha Richter; Father Lester I. Green, Mother Marie Hofbauer.

Requester: Lester I Green Jr. | lgreen@kingstoncityschools.org

Initial Response Information:

Caroline Seeley b. 1812 and md John Peck, is SGS# 1112, the youngest child of Agur Seeley. I sent Lester information on Caroline’s line back to Robert. We didn’t have any children listed for Caroline in the SGS Publications nor in the database.

1850 census Newtown, Fairfield, CT
Peck, John W age 44 b. NY, comb maker
Peck, Caroline, age 37, b. CT
Peck, Caroline W age 5, Rebecca age 4, Polly A age 1, all b. CT

1860 census Newtown, Fairfield, CT
Peck, John W age 54 b. NY, comb maker
Peck, Caroline, age 45 b. CT
Peck, Rebecca age 13, Polly A age 11, Roswell age 8, Emeline age 7, all b. CT

1870 census Newtown, Fairfield, CT
Peck, John W age 64 b. NY, works in hat factory
Peck, Caroline, age 58 b. CT
Peck, Polly A. age 21, Roswell S age 18, Emeline C age 16, all b. CT
McGuire, Lillian M age 2 b. CT

1880 census Girard, Erie, PA
Peck, Roswell, age 28 b. CT, CT, CT, works in fork factory
Peck, Lizzie, age 28 b. PA, MI, NY, hotel waiter
both boarders in hotel

1880 census Fishkill, Dutchess, NY
Wilson, Edward C age 29, b. NY, NY, NY, straw hat factory worker
Wilson, Carrie W age 32 b. CT, NY, CT
Wilson, Katie G age 8, b. CT, NY, CT; Sadie R age 5, Frederick L age 3, both b. NY, NY, CT

1900 census Newtown, Fairfield, CT
Peck, Roswell b. Jan 1856 CT, CT, CT listed a single and pauper, boarding with other paupers with the family of Bridget Lynch b. 1844 IRE

I will add these children to our Other Surname database. Please send me any more information you may have on Caroline Seeley Peck’s children.

Responder: Query Editor

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