Surnames in bio-PECK-STOCKEY-WILLIS-HUTCHINSON- CAMERON-BERRY
CORRIDON PECK He was born Oct. 23, 1840 in Belmont County, Ohio, the son of David and Elinor (Stockey) Peck. They had 9 chldren, eight still living: Susan, married John W. Willis of Louisa County; Jennie married Moses Hutchinson of Belmont County, OH; Mary A. is a widow of John Cameron, a soldier in the late war. He was taken prisoner and confined at Libby Prison, and died soon after being sent home; Elinor married Mr. Berry of Belmont Co., Ohio; Angeline is still single; George W. of Henry Co.;William C. is a school teacher; and Corridon, our subject. Corridon is a stock dealer of Scott Township. He first entered Iowa on Feb. 8, 1866 by crossing the river at Burlington. He had planned to go to California but on the way, in Omaha, he got a position as clerk at Herndon House at $50 dollars per month. He left after awhile because of an out- break of smallpox. He went next to Louisa County, where a brother was living. He became a teacher in Washington School for 8 years during the winter, and farmed in the summer. He received his education at Duff's Academy in Pittsburg. On Aug. 28, he enlisted in the 98th Ohio Vol. Inf., and mustered in at Steubenville, OH. He was sent to Richmond, KY to reinforce Nelson. On the road to Louisville, he was fired upon at Cyn- thiana, KY. He was in the battle of Perryville against General Bragg. He was detained there in the hospital, and was mustered out on account of disabilities.