Elizabeth Peters

about 1784–after 1870 (Age 86)
Maryland, United States

The Life Summary 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 lived in Montgomery, Maryland, United States in 1850. She died after 1870, in Ohio, United States, at the age of 87.

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John Samuel Peters
Comfort Anderson
Mary Ann Peters
Charles Gilbert Peters
Elizabeth Peters
about 1784–after 1870
Rachel Peters
Ruth Peters
Liney Peters
Phoebe 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

English, Scottish, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Peter . This surname (mainly of German origin) is also found in Sweden, Denmark, France (Alsace and Lorraine), and some other European countries. In North America it has absorbed various cognates and their derivatives from other languages, such as Albanian Pjetraj and Pjetrushi, patronymics from the personal name Pjetër ‘Peter’ and its pet form Pjetrush; see also below and also examples at Peterson .Irish: Anglicized form (translation) of Gaelic Mac Pheadair ‘son of Peter’.Americanized form of Dutch and North German Pieters .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Elizabeth Peters in household of John T Medley, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Elizabeth Peters - Government record: Probate record or will: birth-name: Elizabeth Peters

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