Surnames in bio-PECK-STOCKEY-WILLIS-HUTCHINSON-
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
Henry County, Iowa 1888 bio.
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