||William J. Peacock
William J. Peacock, farmer and lumberman, on section 32, Garfield Township, was born July 22, 1848, in Dunham, Province of Quebec, and is a son of Richard and Martha M. Peacock.
Mr. Peacock came to Michigan with his parents in 1863, and remained with them until he became of age, when he turned his attention to the leading vocations of Newaygo County, lumbering and farming, both of which branches of business he is prosecuting vigorously and successfully. He is a Republican in political affiliation.
Mr. Peacock was married July 4, 1872, to Melsense Dormire, and three children born of their union are living, namely: Stephen W., born March 12, 1874; Sarah M., June 7, 1878; and Arthur L., November 28, 1881. Mrs. Peacock was born April 4, 1855, in Williams Co., Ohio. Her father, John Dormire, was born in Indiana and died Nov. 10, 1881, in Newaygo County. Her mother, Sarah Dormire, was born in Michigan and resides at Kalamazoo.
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