John Dieter Peters

13 November 1787–
Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of John Dieter

When John Dieter Peters was born on 13 November 1787, in Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Dewald Peter, was 27 and his mother, Catharina Rex, was 40.

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Family Time Line

Dewald Peter
1760–1800
Catharina Rex
1747–
Elizabeth Peter
1783–
Maria Margaret Peters
1785–
John Dieter Peters
1787–
Magdalena Peter
1789–1861
Salome Peter
1791–1872
Catharina Peter
1793–
Jonas Peter
1796–1863

Parents and Siblings

    Dewald Peter

    Male1760–1800Male

    Catharina Rex

    Female1747–Female

siblings

(7)

    Elizabeth Peter

    Female1783–Female

    Maria Margaret Peters

    Female1785–Female

    Male1787–Male

    Magdalena Peter

    Female1789–1861Female

    Salome Peter

    Female1791–1872Female

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World Events (3)

1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 1

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.
1789

Age 2

George Washington elected first president of United States.
1791 · Whiskey Rebellion Occurs

Age 4

The Whiskey Rebellion was a protest against taxes on whiskey by farmers and distillers. People were tarred and feathered. They attacked Bower Hill and headed towards Pittsburgh. The militia was sent in to try and stop it. It finally ended with a repeal of the tax.

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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