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Henry Peck
Born 1618 Pytchley, Kettering Borough, Northamptonshire, England
Died Nov 30, 1651 New Haven CT
SPOUSE CHILDREN
Joan Allen

m. New Haven CT

b. 1621
Bedfordshire, England
d. Apr 12, 1670
New Haven CT
Eleazor Henry

b. 1642
New Haven CT
d. Feb 9, 1735
Wallingford CT
Joseph

b. 1645?
New Haven CT
d. Apr 15, 1720
Benjamin

b. 1647?
New Haven CT
d. Mar 17, 1730
New Haven CT
Elizabeth

b. Mar 16, 1649?
New Haven CT
d. 1730/2
Henry Peck was one of the early founders of New Haven, and a member of the Davenport-Eaton founding expedition. This expedition is described in the James Truslow Adams book The Founding of New England. Excerpt from the book.
Son Benjamin was baptised on Sep 5, 1647 and daughter Elizabeth was baptised on Mar 24, 1650.
Son Benjamin was 4 years old when his father died. Roger Alling became his Guardian.

Henry is buried along with his wife and two sons at the Old New Haven Burying Ground, also known as the Center Church on the Green Churchyard, in New Haven CT. Monument near the New Haven Green.
In 1663, Henry's widow married Andrew Low, another early founder of New Haven, and emigrant on the ship Hector in 1637/8.
Sources:
Boyer, Carl, "Ship Passenger Lists", referencing a previous work by Isabel MacBeath Calder, Passengers on the Hector, 1637-38, The New Haven Colony, pp. 29-31.
Cemetery records of Henry Peck, Joan Allen Low, Joseph and Benjamin Peck, Center Church on the Green Churchyard, New Haven CT, www.findagrave,com, website.
Coate, Linda, "Henry Peck", website.
National Society of Daughters of Founders and Patriots of America,Lineage 943.
New England Genealogical Mag., p. 795, cites family record in Vital Records of New Haven, vol.1, 1st Congregational Society, New Haven CT.