Madame Marantette

Emma Peek, aka “Madame Marantette” By Linda Wilbur Due to an extraordinary family intermarriage pattern, I am related in four different ways to Emma Peek (1849 – 1922), born in 1849 to John G. and Matilda (RICHARDS) Peek of Mendon, … Continue reading

Madame Marantette; Ralph Clement

Madame Marantette Written by Ralph Clement “Madame Marantette, probably the greatest horsewoman of all time, was born in 1848 and was raised on a farm between Colon and Mendon. She was born Emma Peek. She and her sister, Myrtle, also … Continue reading