Biography of Lydia D. Peck
Bristol County, MA Biographies

Peck, Lydia D. - Capron Peck was born at Attleborough, February 4, 1797. He was descended from Hezekiah,(1) Hezekiah,(2) Hezekiah,(3) Jonathan,(4) and Capron,(5) who were all born on the same place, which is still owned by the family. Jonathan Peck was born in 1769. The family trace their descent from Joseph Peck who came from England in 1638. Jonathan Peck married Sabra, daughter of Joseph Capron, and he was prominent in his town. Capron Peck, the fifth generation to reside in Attleborough, married Lydia M., daughter of Hon. Ebenezer Daggett. and was identified in the cotton manufacturing industry at Attleborough. His death, which oecurred September 7, 1874, was a loss not only to his family, but to all who knew him. Of him it can well be said. "An honest man is the noblest work of God." He was conservative and unassuming in character; his judgment was sought and respected, by all who knew him; and his hand ever aided any enterprise intended to benefit his town and town's people.

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Bristol County, Massachusetts
Prepaired and published under the auspices of
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The Boston History Company, Publishers, 1899.

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