PECK, Levi, N., farmer, Middletown, Pa., was born on his present homestead, July 23,1860 ; son of Christian and Anna (Nissley) Peck. The father was born near Marietta, Lancaster county, Pa., in 1842 or 1843 ; the mother was the daughter of Jacob C. Nissley, of Londonderry township. After marriage the father settled on the farm now owned and occupied by his son, Levi N., where he lived until 1887, when he returned to Marietta, Pa., which is his present residence. His wife died April 1, 1881. For his second wife he married Miss Ella Gest. By his first wife he had four children : Levi N.; Emma, Mrs. John Ober, of Elizabethtown, Pa.; Barbara, wife of Aaron Booser, Steelton, Pa.; and Jacob, with his brother Levi. Mr. Peck is a member of the Democratic party, with independent proclivities, and has served as school director and as supervisor of the township. He is a member of the United Zionís Childrenís church.
Levi N. received his education in the township schools. He was married, December 9, 1882, to Miss Mary Foltz, daughter of John Foltz, of Deodate, Conewago township. After his marriage he settled on the farm, where he now lives. He is a stockholder in the Farmersí Bank of Middletown. In politics he is a Republican and has served as school director for six years. His children are : Ella, Edith, Anna, Floy, and Christian. His brother Jacob was born on his present farm, June 21, 1873, and is a farmer by occupation.
Historical Review of Dauphin County
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Date of Transcription: 14 March 2001
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