John Joseph McPeak

Male 1900 - 1965


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  • Name  John Joseph McPeak 
    Born  19 Mar 1900  Bay City, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Male 
    Died  9 Jun 1965  Bay City, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Buried  12 Jun 1965  St. Patrick's Rc Cem. Bay City, MI, From St Joseph Ch. Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID  I023  Shay Family Tree
    Last Modified  18 May 2006 

    Father  Charles James McPeak,   b. 21 Jan 1870, Stephen Twp., Huron County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1939, Bay City, MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Isabelle Shay,   b. 15 Dec 1872, Mara Twp., Ontario Co., Ontario. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1955, Bay City, MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  25 May 1897  Reese, Saginaw Co., MI; St. Elizabeth R. C. Church Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Family ID  F148  Group Sheet

    Family  Odile M. Blanchard,   b. 17 Aug 1898, Linwood, MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1975, Bay City, MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1920 
    Last Modified  18 May 2006 
    Family ID  F162  Group Sheet

  • Genealogical Notes 
    • From Obituary

      McPeak-
      John J. McPeak. 106 N. Van Buren St., Bay City, Michigan, passed away ear ly Wednesday morning at Mercy Hospital after an illness of five years. A ge 65 years. He was born March 19, 1900 in Bay City, and was the son of M r. and Mrs. Charles McPeak, who was the Assistant! City Manager. After gr aduation from St. James High School, he attended Michigan State Universi ty at East Lansing. Upon graduation from Michigan State University he w as employed at the Motor Wheel Corporation of Lansing for 24 years of wh ich he was Sales Mgr. He was then associated with Goodyear Tire & Rubber C o. of Akron, Ohio for 3-1/2 years. He was also associated with Allied W heel Products of "Toledo, Ohio-for about three and one half years, bef ore returning to Bay City and taking a position with The Goddeyne Mfg. C o. for two years before he retired about five years ago.
      Surviving besides his wifeOdile M. are two sisters: Mrs. Lorian (Haze l) Weaver of Albany, Georgia, and Mrs.
      Henry (Isabel) Bass of Albuquerque, New Mexico. He also leaves one brothe r: Mr. Courtney J. McPeak of Al-
      buquerque, New Mexico.
      He was a member of St. Joseph Church and its Holy Name Society. He w as very active in youth and civic work for over 20 years while employ ed in the Lansing area. Funeral services will take place Saturday morni ng at 8:30 a.m. at the W. A. Trahan Funeral Chapel and 9:00 a.m. at St. Jo seph Church with the Rev. Fr. Alphonse Favre officiating, The burial wi ll take place in St. Patricks Cemetery. The rosary will be recited Frid ay evening at 8:00 p.m. by Fr. Favre. Relatives and friends may ca ll at ^ the chapel after 2:00 pm Thursday.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1965] County Clerk Record, Birth record at Bay County Clerks-Book II, # W17.
      QUAY 3 (recorded 5 June, 1941) McPeak, John Joseph, Father Charles, born Centralia, Canada;
      Mother Isabel Ann Shay, born Arilia, Canada

    2. [S1958] Church baptism record, St. James Vol II, 1883-1909; p. 73 #15..
      QUAY 3 John J., born Bay City, Michigan on 19 March, 1900, baptized 1 April, 1900; son of Charles McPeak and Isabella Shea; sp: Patrick McClean and Nora Shaw; by Thomas J. Rafter, Pastor.

    3. [S1954] obituary, Bay City Times, 9 June,1965, p. 13.
      QUAY 3 John J. McPeak, 65, 106 N. Van Buren St.... died today in Mercy Hospital after a five year illness.

    4. [S1961] tombstone, St. Patrick's Cem., New Section; Bay City, Hampton Twp., Michigan.
      QUAY 3 LARKIN - McPEAK
      "...John J. [McPeak], 1900 - 1965"

    5. [S1957] Cemetary Record, St. Patrick's Cemetary Record p. 270.
      QUAY 3 McPeak, John J., died 9 JUne 1965, age 65; buried from St. Joseph Church 12 June, 1965. ...

    6. [S1947] Church marriage record, St. Elizabeth Ch., Reese, MI.
      QUAY 3 "Charles McPeak and Isabel Shay were married May 25, 1897. He is the son of James McPeak and Florence McDonald. She is the daughter of Michael Shay and Isabel McEnenly; witnesses: J. L. McPeak, Ma y McEnenly; by Henry D. Sullivan, priest"

    7. [S1968] County Clerk Marriage Record, Bay County Clerk; index D-321, # 5777.
      QUAY 3 Charles McPeak married Isabelle Shay, of Reese, dau. of Michael Shay and Isabelle McNinley on May 25, 1897 at St. Elizabeth Ch., Reese, MI by Henry D. Sumner, priest.; Witnesses: J. L. McPeak, May McN inley, of W. Bay City.


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