Robert Tarr Peacock

M, #1496, b. 1 October 1902, d. 3 January 1983
Father*George Augustus Peacock b. Jan 1863
Mother*Mary Tarr b. 8 Nov 1864, d. 13 May 1936
Robert Tarr Peacock was born on Wednesday, 1 October 1902 at 124 Van Hood Street, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada, and his mother registered the birth. Father's occupation was listed as labourer. Dr. (?) Kerr attended at the birth. He appeared in the household of George Augustus Peacock on the census of April 1911 at 834 Victor Street, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. He is recorded as: Peacock, Robert, male, son, single, born Oct. 1902 in Ontario, age 9, English origin, Canadian nationality, Congregationalist, not working, attended school for 9 1/2 months, able to read, write and speak English. He was found on a boarder crossing list on 22 August 1916 at Port of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. He is listed as: Peacock, Robert, age 14 male, single, no occupation, able to read and write, Canadian Nationality, English origin, last permanent residence Victoria, nearest relative in country whence alien came was sister Edna of Victoria, final destination Seattle, never before in US, sound, not crippled, no desciption listed, born Toronto, Canada. He witnessed the marriage of Carl Edwin Hedman and Myrtle Percilla Peacock, Tuesday, 21 January 1919. He appeared in the household of Mary Tarr on the census of 17 January 1920 at 4150 49'th Ave. S. W., Seattle, King Co., Washington, USA. He is recorded as: Peacock, Rbt, son, male, white, age 17, single, immigrated in 1906, able to read and write, born Canada of English origin, father born Canada of English origin, mother born England of English origin, working as a labourer. He was found on a passenger list on 2 January 1924. He was aboard the S.S. Wilhelmina sailing from Honolulu to Santa Barbara, California and is listed as: Peacock, Robert, 37, male, single, lather, able to read, write and speak English, Great Britain nationality, English race, nearest relative was Mrs. Mary Peacock, mother, 4150 49'th Street, Seattle, Washington. He was found on a passenger list on 23 June 1926. He was on the S.S. Matsonia, sailing from Honolulu to Seattle, Washington and is listed as: Peacock, Robert, age 23, male, single, lather, able to read, write and speak English, Canadian nationality, born in Toronto, Canada, purchased his ticket June 22, 1926. He filed a declaration of intention for naturalization on 11 June 1927 at Seattle, King Co., Washington, USA. He was living at 4150-49'th Ave. S.W., Seattle and described as: 5" 11½" tall, 165 lbs., brown hair, brown eyes, small scar under right eye, employed as a lather. He entered the US at Seattle, on or about August 22, 1916 on board the C.P.R. boat. Robert and Lauraine Maude Smith, daughter of Arthur Smith and Maude Powell, were married by Presbyterian Minister F. L. Forbes on Friday, 28 October 1927 at Seattle, King Co., Washington, USA. Everett M. Foreman and Muriel F. Williamson witnessed the marriage. He appeared as head of the household on the census of 8 April 1930 at 4557 50'th SW, Seattle, King Co., Washington, USA. He is recorded as: Peacock, Robert T, head, owns home, cost of $2,000, has a radio set, male, white, age 27, married, first marriage at 24, able to read and write, born Canada, parents both born Canada, immigrated in 1916, able to speak English, working as a lather in houses. Lauraine Maude Peacock also appeared in the household. He was found on a boarder crossing list on 26 June 1941 at Loring, Montana, USA. Lauraine Maude Peacock was travelling with him. An image of the card can be found here. Robert died on Monday, 3 January 1983 at Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, at age 80 years, 3 months and 2 days of lung cancer. He also suffered from severe rheumatoid arthritis. He was cremated on 4 January 1983 at the Royal Oak Crematorium, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

Family

Lauraine Maude Smith b. 19 Feb 1902, d. 16 Apr 1952