Monday, July 27, 2015

Meet Darius Peck and Hannah Warner from Norwich, CT



I began my blog Dec. 3, 2013 writing about 3rd Great Grandfather Bester B. Peck. Today I’d like to introduce Bester’s Grandfather and my 5th Great Grandfather Darius Peck.

5th Great Grandfather was born March 14, 1749/50 in Norwich, New London Co., Connecticut.[1] He was the third child born to Jonathan Peck and Bethia Bingham. Darius’ family settled in Franklin, a section of Norwich originally known as West Farms. The Peck’s were members of the Congregational Church in Franklin and the Norwich First Congregational Church.

Darius wed Hannah Warner Nov. 5, 1772 at the Congregational Church in Scotland, Connecticut.[2] Scotland is a town in Windham Co., Connecticut. 5th Great Grandmother Hannah was born in Windham Nov. 23, 1751 to Dr. Timothy Warner and Irena Ripley.[3] Hannah and Darius' marriage was recorded in both Windham and Norwich town records:

 
Vital Records of Norwich 1659-1848
Extract from page 498

Jan. 30, 1774 Darius and Hannah promised to follow the beliefs of the Norwich First Congregation Church.[4]

They became the parents of seven children. My ancestor, Bradford, was born Nov. 5, 1773[5] followed by Darius in 1775[6], John in 1778[7] and Joseph in 1782.[8] Bethia and Henry were baptized 1788.[9] Warner was born Sept. 10, 1789.[10] Six days after his birth Great Grandmother died.[11]

Darius remarried four years later to Mary Frances on Dec. 14, 1793 in Franklin.[12] Anna, Elisha and Lucy joined the Peck siblings in 1794, 1796 and 1799.[13]

April 13, 1804 Great Grandfather passed.[14] Darius rests beside Hannah in the Franklin Congregational Church Plains Cemetery.
 

To view posts published about 3rd Great Grandfather Bester B. Peck, click on his tab at the top of this page. Click here for more information about 4th Great Grandfather Bradford B. Peck.

Line of Ancestry
5th Great Grandfather Darius Peck and wife Hannah Warner
4th Great Grandfather Bradford Peck and wife Lydia Barstow
3rd Great Grandfather Bester B. Peck and wife Mary A. Case
2nd Great Grandmother Mary M. Peck and husband Walter S. Wilson
Great Grandfather Jerome W. Wilson and wife Grace Lee Clark
Grandmother Viola L. Wilson and husband Frank L. Doty
My Mother
Myself


[1] Vital Records of Norwich 1659-1848, pub. Hartford; Society of Colonial Wars in the State of Connecticut; 1913, p. 234
[2] Ibid, p. 498
[3] Connecticut Town Birth Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection). Ancestry.com Connecticut Town Birth Records, database online. Windham Vital Records, p. 364
[4] Norwich First Congregational Church 1699-1917, Connecticut State Library; CT Church Records Abstracts; Ancestry.com p. 277
[5] Vital Records of Norwich 1659-1848, pub. Hartford; Society of Colonial Wars in the State of Connecticut; 1913, p. 498
[6] Ibid
[7] Ibid, p. 499
[8] Ibid
[9] Norwich First Congregational Church 1699-1917, Connecticut State Library; CT Church Record Abstracts Ancestry.com, p. 277
[10] Barbour Collection, Franklin, CT Vital Records, p. 75
[11] Ibid, p. 74
[12] Ibid, p. 73
[13] Ibid, pgs. 73 & 74
[14] Ibid, p. 73

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