Rutherford Peters

14 November 1826–12 December 1873 (Age 47)
Morgan, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Rutherford

When Rutherford Peters was born on 14 November 1826, in Morgan, Tennessee, United States, his father, Reverend James Peters, was 28 and his mother, Rachael McCart, was 21. He married Mary S Derrick on 12 July 1847, in Roane, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 12 December 1873, in Missouri, United States, at the age of 47.

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Family Time Line

Rutherford Peters
1826–1873
Mary S Derrick
1829–
Marriage: 12 July 1847
Nazarena Peters
1848–1882
Martha Peters
1850–1877
James C Peters
1853–1893
Henry Franklin Peters
1855–1927
Jesse Alexander Peters
1856–
William Timothy Peters
1859–1923
Clark Robert Peters
1861–1922
Park Cornelius Peters
1865–1926
Effie D. Peters
1868–1946

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 July 1847
Roane, Tennessee, United States
children

(9)

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Parents and Siblings

    Reverend James Peters

    Male1798–1874Male

    Rachael McCart

    Female1805–1889Female

siblings

(15)

    Elizabeth Peters

    Female1824–1892Female

    Rebecca A Peters

    Female1825–1869Female

    Male1826–1873Male

    Hannah D Peters

    Female1828–1901Female

    Hannah D Peters

    Female1828–1907Female

+10 More Children

World Events (8)

1829 · Missouri State Library

Age 3

The first Missouri State Library was established by law on January 22, 1829. This law was created due to the large amount of public documents which had been collected in the office of Missouri's secretary of state. The library included documentation of the actions of the Missouri senate and house. The documents were cataloged and made available to the public. The public had access to any of the books in the library from sunup to sundown on any day except Sunday.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 4

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1846

Age 20

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Rutherford Peters, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Redford Peters, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Rutherford Peters in entry for Effie D Scott, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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