||8. Later Generations: Nelson, Washington, and Larue
8A1. Children of Theresa Peak (d/o Francis,
Jr.) and Francis Henry O'Bryan
Pius Sidney O'Bryan was born Oct. 2, 1858 and baptized Dec. 9, 1858 at St.
Catherine's Church in New Haven19, and
married Mary Elizabeth Morris49, born
1861, on Aug. 28, 1878, in St. Vincent de Paul Church. Their children included49: Ellen Elizabeth O'Bryan, born Nov.
16, 1880; Joseph Henry O'Bryan, born Mar. 12, 1883; Willard Edward
O'Bryan, born Jan. 23, 1888; Maggie "Mary" Theresa O'Bryan, born Mar.
6, 1890; Maggie Sedonie O'Bryan, born June 28, 1892; Martha Alvena O'Bryan,
born Apr. 10, 1896, married to Gabe Hayden in Nelson County on Apr. 15, 1913; Annie
Ethel O'Bryan, born Aug. 13, 1894; Susanna Cleopha O'Bryan, born Jan. 26, 1899,
married first Charles Eric Dant, married second Francis Monroe Masterson; Joseph
Edna O'Bryan, born Jan. 8, 1902. Mary Morris O'Bryan died July 16, 1928, and Pius
Sidney O'Bryan died Sept. 19, 1933. Both are buried at St. Vincent de Paul cemetery in
8A2. Children of William Peak (s/o Francis, Jr.) and Elizabeth
William Lee Peak was born on Mar. 7, 1877, and married Agnes Mueller, born
Apr. 2, 1889. Their children included49: William
Anthony Peak, married Dolly Adeline Still on Nov. 1, 1940, died Sept., 1962; Appolonia
Elizabeth Peak; Leo Peak, married Peggy (surname unknown); Agnes Peak,
married James Clarke; Mary Rose Peak, married Connie Ford; Ann
Peak, married Mr. Schlorb; Florence Julia Peak, born 1916. William Lee Peak
died June 16, 1939 and is buried at arlington National Cemetery. Agnes Mueller Peak
died Jan., 1973.
8B1. Children of Thomas Peake (s/o William) and Teresa Elizabeth
Robert Damascus Peake was born in Nelson County on Dec. 11, 1867. He married Mary
Susan Fogle (born Sept. 29, 1870) in Nelson County on Sept. 30, 1890. All their
children were born in Kentucky. These were24:
Joseph Leslie Peake, born June 9, 1892; Mary Ethel Peake, born Mar. 24,
1897; Thomas Dow Peake, born Jan. 9, 1899; William Earle Peake, born Apr.
10, 1901; Robert Otho Peake, born 1901; Anna Mae Peake, born May, 1903; Cecilia
Amanda Peake, born Mar. 7, 1905; James Frederick Peake, born May 3, 1907. The
family moved to Knox County, Illinois in 1919. One reason cited for the move was to remove
younger son William Earle from the influence of the "moonshiners" who were
active in the area at the time. Robert D. Peake died Jan. 9, 1947 in Galesburg,
Illinois. Mary Susan Fogle Peake died May 10, 1955 in Galesburg and is buried at
St. Joseph's cemetery in Galesburg.
John Otho Peake was born in Nelson County on Nov. 19 or Nov. 27, 1870. He
married Martha D. Fogle (born July 11, 1874, sister of Mary Susan Fogle) in Nelson
County on Feb. 25, 1895. Children listed in the 1900 and 1910 Nelson County censuses were Mary
Helen Peake, born May 15, 1896, baptized May 27, 1896 at St. Vincent's in New Hope; Minnie
Peake, born Jan., 1898; Joseph C. Peake, born Mar., 1900; Philip Peake,
born 1901/02; Bessie Peake, born 1903/04; Annie Peake, born 1905/06; Mary
Peake, born 1908. Another child, Thomas Leo Peake, was born Mar. 12, 1916, died
Apr. 2, 1968, and is buried in Holy Cross cemetery in Marion County. John O. Peake
died Feb. 23, 1917 in Nelson County. Martha Fogle Peake died Dec. 10, 1961. Both
are buried at Holy Cross.
Gabriel Timothy Peake - see Part 10.
Mary R. Peake was born Oct. 22, 1877. She married John V. Coy in Nelson
County on Nov. 27, 1900. John Vitus Coy, son of Darius Coy and Isabel
McKune, was born Nov. 20, 1867, baptized Feb. 24, 1868 at Holy Cross Church19.
Annie E. Peake was born May 11, 1880. She married Raymond Rhodes in
Nelson County on Aug. 9, 1899.
Alice Veronica Peake was born July 25, 1884, and married John R. Hall in
Nelson County on Jan. 26, 1910. Alice Peake Hall died Mar. 9, 1958 and is buried at
St. Catherine's cemetery in New Haven.
Florence E. Peake was born Sept. 14, 1888. She married Richard R. Watson
in Nelson County on May 7, 1912. Their children included Mary Watson, Helen
Watson, Erma "Ernie" Watson, Richard "Hank" Watson,
and two other sons.
8B2. Children of Richard Peak (s/o William) and Elizabeth Ann Boon
Mary Bell Peak was born Nov. 8, 1856 and baptized Dec. 10, 1856, at Holy Cross
Church, with Henrietta Hagan as sponsor. She married George Bartley at St.
Catherine's Church in New Haven on Nov. 10, 1874, with John Cahill and Catherine Peak as
Catherine 'Kitty' Peak was born Feb. 25, 1858 and baptized Apr. 29, 1858 at Holy
Cross Church, with Rosalia Peak as sponsor. She married Thomas Elvy Ferriell on
Dec. 4, 1877 at Holy Cross, with Peter Simms and Eliza Jane Ferriell as witnesses.
Children include Joseph B. Ferriell (born June 6, 1892, died Jan 7, 1967, married Florence
Mannigel July 16, 1956), Mary Ferriell (born about 1898), John Ferriell
(born about 1901), and C. E. Ferriell (born about 1903).
Rosa E. Peak was born Jan. 13, 1860 and baptized at St. Catherine's on Mar. 8,
1860. She married William Robert Greenwell in 1882. They had nine children: Raymond
Greenwell, born Jan. 1883, died Jan. 31, 1954; Francis V. Greenwell, born Mar.,
1886; Joseph L. Greenwell, born Dec, 1890; Mary J. Greenwell, born Sept.,
1892; Pauline Greenwell, born Sept., 1894; Cecil Greenwell, born Oct. 1896; Marcellus
Joseph Greenwell, born Jan. 1899, married Lorena C. Whitehead June 9, 1925; Lucille
Greenwell, born Oct. 18, 1902, died of measles Apr. 14, 1904; Agnus Greenwell,
born about 1907. Rosa Peak Greenwell died in 1920 and William R. Greenwell
died Feb. 20, 1929. Both are buried at St. Catherine's in New Haven.
Joanna Jane Peak was born Oct. 20, 1862 and baptized in 1862 at Gethsemani
Abbey, with Lucenda Hagan as sponsor.
Sylvester Sylvanus (or Stanislaus) Peak was born19
in New Haven on May 20, 1875. He married Isabell Chalmers and died Jan. 18, 1951 in
Los Angeles, CA.
Thomas Boone Peak ('Boone') was born39
in May 2, 1882 and married Mary Magdeline Greenwell ('Della', born Sept. 29,
1879) on Jan. 7, 1904. Their children39
included Mary Cecilia Peake (Sr. Thomas James), born Mar. 17, 1905; Francis
Xavier Peak, born Dec. 3, 1907, died Feb. 27, 1975, married Helen Graf; Raymond
Sylvester Peake, born Mar. 27, 1910, died Sept. 30, 1961 (buried at St. Catherine's),
married Helen Virginia Howard; Elizabeth Agnita Peake, born Feb. 14, 1912,
married R. E. Applegate; Mary Christella Peake, born June 12, 1914,
married Edward Ezra Rogers; Hubert Camillus (Joseph) Peake, born July 18,
1916, died Sept. 30, 1969; Generose Peake, born Jan. 18, 1919, died Mar. 29, 1986,
married Glen P. Sowers; Frederick Obrecht Peake, born July 16, 1921, died in
World War II on Nov. 13, 1942; Richard Leon Peake, born Feb. 16, 1926, married Theresa
Jane Hamilton. Boone Peak was sheriff of Nelson County for a number of years,
and in this capacity he gave the alarm5 during
mass and ordered the evacuation of the building when St. Catherine's Church was destroyed
by fire in April, 1928. Only Rev. James H. Willett remained in the Church to finish
the Mass. Family history39 records that Boone
Peak also had an episode with the John Dillinger gang at a roadblock set up to stop
them in Howardstown. However, the gang was so well armed that they were allowed to pass
through without incident. Thomas Boone Peak died July 27, 1945, of internal
injuries resulting from an automobile accident on US 31-E near Flaget Hospital in
Bardstown. Della Peak died June 4, 1960. Both are buried at St. Catherine's
cemetery in New Haven.
8B3. Children of Robert E. Peak (s/o William) and Mary Josephine
Thaddeus Andrew Peak was born 1878/79 and married Mary Elizabeth Cunningham
on Dec. 21, 1905. Their children19 included Mary
Virginia Peak, born Sept. 28, 1906, died June, 1974; Josephine Elizabeth Peak,
born Feb. 8, 1908; Olive Catherine Peak, born Aug. 7, 1912, married Adam Joseph
Gottbrath on Oct. 10, 1942; Thaddeus Andrew Peak, Jr., born Oct. 21, 1919,
married Martha Jane Schott on Apr. 8, 1943 (6 children). Thaddeus A. Peak, Sr.
died Apr. 13, 1952 in Jefferson County.
Mary Albin Peak was born Nov. 7, 1881 and married John Alexius Hagan
(born July 17, 1881) on Jan. 19, 1910. Their children19
included Joseph Bertrand Hagan, born Dec. 16, 1910 in New Haven; Francis Leo
Hagan, born May 26, 1912 in New Haven; Joseph Peake Hagan, born Feb. 12, 1915,
became a priest, Very Rev. Joseph Jachim Hagan, OP, STM, JCD. John Alexius Hagan
died on Dec 15, 1919 and Mary Albin Peak Hagan died in Jefferson County on Oct. 17,
1959. Both are buried at St. Catherine's cemetery in New Haven.
8B4. Child of William Leonard Peak (s/o William) and Amanda Alma
Lawrence Joseph Peak was born Feb. 5, 1879 and married Marietta Marchand,
born Aug. 1, 1879. Their children included Dorothy Peak, born Oct. 27, 1901,
married Frank Heickelbeck; Edward Lawrence Peak, born Sept. 4, 1903, married
Sophronia Viers; Charles Francis Peak, born July 25, 1906, married Elizabeth
Steinmacher; Kathleen Margaret Peak, born July 15, 1908, married Burrell
Self; Philip Leo Peak, born Apr. 4, 1910; William Louis Peak, born June
5, 1911, married Elizabeth Cushing; Laurence Oliver Peak, born Feb. 1, 1915,
died Mar. 30, 1966; John Anthony Peak, born Jan. 31, 1920, married Ruth Howe.
8B5. Children of Jane Peak (d/o William) and Charles Hillary Clark
Roseanna Clark was born May 27, 1856, and baptized June 10, 1856, at Gethsemani
Abbey19. She married James Henry Hagan
on Apr. 17, 1876, at Holy Cross Church, with Napoleon Nally and Catherine Peak as
witnesses. The child of Roseanna and James Henry Hagan was James H. Hagan,
born in 1877. James Henry Hagan, Sr., died Jan. 25, 1877, and Rosella Clark
Hagan married Henry "Hack" Cambron on July 31, 1884. Their children
included Frances Lima Cambron, born Aug. 12, 1892, and Alfred B. Cambron. Roseanna
Hagan Cambron died on July 1, 1899, and Henry Cambron died Mar. 12, 1921. Both
are buried at Gethsemani cemetary.
Paul Ignatius "Nace" Clark was born Apr. 17, 1859, and married Mary
Bell Ballard at Holy Cross Church on Sept. 29, 1879, with Emmanuel A. Edelen and Rose
Ann Peak as witnesses. consent for Paul given by Charles H. Clark, with Moses Hagan and
John Newton as witnesses, and consent for Belle was given by her mother, Mary Isabell
Wheeler, with John Newton and Charles Donohoo as witnesses19.
Children of Paul and Mary Bell Clark included19:
William Clark, born after 1880, married Rebecca Jane Willett; Rosa Jane
Clark, born May 14, 1890, married John R. Watson, died Dec. 14, 1933, buried at
Gethsemani cemetery; Lilly Clark, married James Henry Hagan; John Thomas
Clark, married Frances Geneva Hagan on Apr. 25, 1909; Mary Dell
"Della" Clark, married John Francis Hagan.
Alethia "Letha" Clark was born May 21, 1864 and baptized July 31, 1864
at Holy Cross Church with Ellen Clark as sponsor. She married Columbus Washington Hicks
at Holy Cross Church on Nov. 23, 1880, with Alex Brown, Nannie Thompson, and Genevive
Ferrell as witnesses. Their children included19:
Mary Eliza Hicks, born Aug. 29, 1881, baptized Sept. 25, 1881, at St. Vincent de
Paul Church in New Hope, married Aden Benedict Nalley, died Dec. 17, 1969; Frances
Lula Hicks, born about 1883, married William Harlow, died Oct. 21, 1945; Anna
Marella Hicks, born Jan. 11, 1888; Thomas Dolor Hicks, born Feb. 6, 1891; Petronella
"Nell" Hicks, born about 1894, married Francis Sidney Donahue, died
Feb. 24, 1953; Charles Vincent Hicks, born Nov. 8, 1896, married Sara M. Johnson;
Bernard Washington Hicks, born Feb. 1901, married Martha Myrtle Donahue;
Richard Beckham Hicks, born Nov. 4, 1903; Joseph W. Hicks. An unnamed child
died shortly after birth in Oct. 1899. Columbus Washington Hicks died Dec. 12,
1929, and Alethia Clark Hicks died Dec. 14, 1955. Both are buried at St.
Vincent de Paul cemetery in New Hope.
Charles W. Clark was born May 3, 1866, and baptized May 7, 1866, at Holy Cross
Church. He married Mary Florence Greenwell, and their children included19: Lucy Bernice Clark, born Nov. 14,
1906; Catherine Gertrude Clark, baptized Jan. 26, 1909, at St. Vincent's Church,
married James H. Taylor on Oct. 19, 1928 ; Hugh Rodman Clark, born Feb. 15,
Richard Patrick Clark was born about 1879, and married Rose Bell
"Roxie" Sapp. Their children included Richard Clark, born Jan. 16,
1904. After the death of Rose Clark, Richard Patrick Clark, Sr. married Maude
Beatrice Frances Clark was born Mar. 5, 1879, and married John Webester
Donahue on Feb. 18, 1900. Their children included19:
Mary Caroline Donahue, born Nov. 22, 1901, died June 17, 1977; Barbara Ruth
Donahue, born June 14, 1903, became Sister Jane Frances, OSU; Nathan Hubert Donahue,
born Sept. 1, 1905, married Mary Clara Nalley, died May 29, 1939, buried at Holy
Cross cemetery; John Francis Donahue, born Jan. 3, 1908, married Asia Marie
Mattingly on July 24, 1928, died Aug. 14, 1963; Mary Fidlma Donahue, born Feb.
11, 1910; Patrick Augustine Donahue, born Feb. 6, 1912, married Mary Emma Clark;
Joseph Webster Donahue, born Feb. 6, 1912, died Feb. 11, 1912; Margaret Rose
Donahue, born Sept. 3, 1914, became Sister Mary Camilla, SCN; Anna Catherine
Donahue, born Nov. 25, 1916, married William Schuman Donahue on Feb. 22, 1941; Camilla
Adeline Donahue, born July 3, 1921, became Sister Rose Catherine, OSU.