She has passed from time to immortal.


Raleigh Morning Post, 14 February 1902.

In the 1870 census of the town of Wilson, Wilson County: farm laborer James Peacock, 51, wife Mariah, 47, and son Levi, 13, plus Herrietta Farm, 21, and son Levi, 3.

In the 1880 census of North Wilson township, Wilson County: laborer James Peacock, 55, wife Mariah, 55, and son L.H. Peacock, 22, who was “teaching school.”

On 8 June 1894, Levi H. Peacock, son of James and Mariah Peacock, married Hannah H. Piatt, 22, daughter of Booker and Susan Pyatt of Wilson. John H. Clark applied for the license, and L.J. Melton, Presbyterian minister, performed the ceremony in the presence of Mattie Harris, Minnie C. McGowan and Eliza Winstead.

In the 1900 census of Wilson, Wilson County: Mariar Peacock, 70, engaged in washing, and “daughter” Marry, 11.

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