Peck, Samuel

honorific(s): Reverend; Mr.
Birth: 1706 in Rehoboth, MA
Death: November 26, 1788 in Rehoboth, MA
Education

Did not attend College; Ordained by separatists

Faith

Separatist New Light

Nationality

Anglo-American

Occupation

Separatist Minister

Residence(s)
  • Rehoboth, MA (from 1706 to 1788-11-26)
Marital status

Samuel Peck was married; he and his wife had five children.

Biography

Samuel Peck was a New Light Separatist minister in Rehoboth, MA. Although he came from a prominent local family and prepared for college, he never attended. Instead, he was ordained in October 1751 by several Separatist ministers. He led a Separate congregation, which was technically classified as Baptist, in Rehoboth until his death in 1768. Occom visited him in 1777.

Sources

Peck, Ira B. A genealogical history of the descendants of Joseph Peck. Boston: A. Mudge & Son 1868. Accessed via OpenLibrary.org. Stiles, Ezra. The Literary Diary of Ezra Stiles: Jan. 1, 1769-Mar. 13, 1776. Franklin B. Dexter Ed. C. Scribner’s sons 1901. Accessed via GoogleBooks. Tilton, Rev. George H. A history of Rehoboth, Massachusetts: its history for 275 years, 1643-1918, in which is incorporated the vital parts of the original history of the town published in 1836, and written by Leonard Bliss, jr. Boston: Self-published 1918. Accessed via OpenLibrary.org.