Alexander Peters

1859–
Bradford Township, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Alexander

When Alexander Peters was born in 1859, in Bradford Township, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John S Peters, was 44 and his mother, Sarah Hoover, was 36.

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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 4

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

Age 4

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.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 31

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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

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