Henrietta Peters

1851–
Bradford Township, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Henrietta

When Henrietta Peters was born in 1851, in Bradford Township, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John S Peters, was 36 and her mother, Sarah Hoover, was 28. She lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1870.

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Family Time Line

John S Peters
1815–1872
Sarah Hoover
1823–1912
Aaron Peters
1847–1928
Anna Josephine Peters
1849–1901
Henrietta Peters
1851–
Lemuel Samuel Peters
1853–
Barbara Peters
1855–
Mary C. Peters
1857–
Alexander Peters
1859–
Houston Peters
1863–
Hartswick H. Peters
1864–1946
Harris T. Peters
1865–1939

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World Events (8)

1863

Age 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 12

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 31

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

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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Sources (2)

  • Henrietta Peters in household of John Peters, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Henrietta Peters in household of John Peters, "United States Census, 1870"

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