Elizabeth Peters

1784–1870 (Age 86)
Maryland, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Peters was born about 1784, in Maryland, United States, her father, John Samuel Peters, was 27 and her mother, Comfort Anderson, was 25. She died after 1870, in Ohio, United States, at the age of 87.

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John Samuel Peters
Comfort Anderson
Mary Peters
Charles Gilbert Peters
Elizabeth Peters
Rachell Peters
Ruth Peters
Liney Peters
Phebe Peters
John Peters

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World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 2

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Age 19

Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.

Age 24

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Peter .2 Irish: Anglicized form (translation) of Gaelic Mac Pheadair ‘son of Peter ’.3 Americanized form of cognate surnames in other languages, for example Dutch and North German Pieters.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Elizabeth Peters - Government record: Probate record or will: birth-name: Elizabeth Peters

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