DANNE KAY PEACOCK

(NO GRAVESTONE)

B. October 10, 1943 in Waukegan, Lake County, IL
D. January 8, 1944 in Waukegan, Lake County, IL
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  • Father: Daniel Peacock born in England
  • Mother: Blanche (Goodrich) Peacock, born in New York, NY

Additional Information:

According to the Chicago Tribune (Chicago IL) Sunday, January 9, 1944, page 20:

INFANT SOLDIER
NEVER SAW DIES
AFTER CAR SKIDS

¬† ¬†Dannie K. Peacock, 4 month old daughter of Corp. and Mrs. Daniel Peacock, died in St. Therese’s hospital, Waukegan, yesterday of a skull fracture received when her mother’s automobile skidded into a ditch on Rollins road near their Ingleside home Wednesday. The baby’s father left for overseas duty the morning of the day she was born, and had never seen his child.”

According to the Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947:

“Name: Danne Kay Peacock; Birth Date: 10 Oct 1943; Birth Place: Waukegan, Ill; Death Date: 8 Jan 1944; Death Place: Waukegan, Lake, Illinois; Burial Date: 10 Jan 1944; Burial Place: Avon Twp., Lake, Ill.; Cemetery Name: Fort Hill; Death Age: 2 months 29 Days; Race: White: Marital status: S; Gender: Female; Residence: Ingleside, Lake, Ill.; Father Name: Dan Peacock; Father Birth Place: Northampton, England; Mother: Name: Blanche Goodrich; Mother Birthplace: New York, N.Y.; FHL Film Number: 1983613”

According to the Lake County Illinois Genealogical Society. “Strang Funeral Home – Grayslake, Illinois – 1908-1964”. Mundelein IL. 2015:

“Surname: PEACOCK; Name: Danne Kay; Birth Date/Place: 10 Oct 1943, Waukegan; Death Date/Place: 08 Jan 1944, Waukegan; Cause of Death: Auto Accident; Occupation: (blank); Minister – Funeral Home: Rev. REED, Chapel; Burial Place – Next of Kin: Fort Hill, Dan PEACOCK-(ENG)-Father, Blanche GOODRICH (NY)-Mother”