Frances P. Peck

Male Abt 1852 - 1874  (~ 22 years)


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  • Name Frances P. Peck  [1
    Born Abt 1852  Richland Twp., Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Aug 1874  [1
    Person ID I38876  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 

    Father Ancestors Ralph G. Peck,   b. Abt 1815, Oneida County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1877, Richland Twp., Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Rebecca Hurd,   b. 14 Jan 1824, Ellisburg Twp., Jefferson County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1915, Pulaski, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F14433  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Julia Ashman,   b. Abt Jan 1856, Jefferson County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1930, Rochester, Monroe COunty, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Frank W. Peck,   b. 1874, Richland Twp., Oswego County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Rochester, Monroe County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Married: 1x2. Adelia Peck,   b. Abt Dec 1873, Oswego County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F14383  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Newspaper Obituary - Thursday, August 20, 1874 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Sudden Deaths From Railroad Accidents - One The Result of Playful Carelessness, Another From Too Much Whisky - The excitement caused by the above narrated accident and death had scarcely ceased being the subject of general conversation before our community were again shocked by learning of another railroad accident. It seems that a young man named Frank Peck had been about the village during the day considerably intoxicated. Leaving for his home in the vicinity of Richland Station, in the early evening, he proceeded safely until he reached a crossing of the O. & R. Railroad, and then resolved to return to Pulaski. In company with another young man he started out to carry this resolution into effect. Hearing an approaching train his companion left the track, warning Peck to do so likewise, which he promised to do. With a singular fatality he kept in front of the approaching engine until the train was almost upon him, when he jumped to clear himself and while actually in the air, the rushing iron horse struck him. He was thrown some eighteen feet, and taken up insensible. On being carried to the depot in this village he rallied a little and remarked that he "would rather have given $500, than to have had this occurred." Soon he was again unconscious from which state he never recovered. His injuries were internal. The deceased had a wife and child and was 22 years of age. This family have been very unfortunate in their dealings with the railroad. A brother, Ira, has on two occasions been severely injured on the railroad, while another brother, Allen, has lost an arm by being run over while an employee of the O. & R. Railroad. The verdict at the inquest was as follows: The said Frank Peck came to his death at about five o'clock and thirty minutes, a.m., on August 16th, 1874, while walking on the track of the R. & O. Railroad, by being struck by the engine of the regular train, moving at the rate of 20 or 25 miles an hour at about 8 o'clock p.m., August 15th, 1874, going towards Oswego, at about four or more rods west of the place called May's Crossing, the said Peck being partially intoxicated at the time, and that we exonerate the said Railroad Company or its employees from all blame whatsoever. [signed] D. A. Lawton, Coroner; E. H. Miner, J. W. Cross, James Irving, C. F. Campbell, H. M. Meacham, Orla Allen, M. L. Hollis, Jurors.

      Newspaper Obituary - Thursday, August 20, 1874 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Casket - Peck - In Richland, August 16th, 1874, Frank Peck, aged 22 years.

  • Sources 
    1. [S570] Public Member Trees, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;;), Database online.
      Record for Frank "Francis" Peck