Location: Tempe Double Butte Cemetery Section D, Lot 2, Space 7 2505 W Broadway Road Tempe, Maricopa County, Arizona 33.406729, -111.974309
Directions: Turn left as you enter the grounds main entrance and look for Section D. Her family plot is on the right, at the street.
Historical Significance: Charles Trumbull Hayden Chapter, NSDAR, was established by organizing regent Myrtle Carter Peck (1898-1932) on March 12, 1927, to serve Tempe, Arizona. Myrtle Peck was appointed by State Regent Mrs. W.F. Hammett and then elected the first chapter regent for the Charles Trumbull Hayden Chapter, NSDAR.
Within the cemetery, very close to Mrs. Peck’s grave, is the Hayden family plot with CharlesT.Hayden, businessman and probate judge (1825-1900) (Section B, lot 8, Space 3). He began a ferry and flour mill in Tempe. Tempe Double Butte Cemetery was founded in 1888 and placed on National Register of Historic Places in 2013. It has many notable City of Tempe citizens buried there.
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