Anna Peet

8 December 1776–10 February 1861 (Age 84)
Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Anna

When Anna Peet was born on 8 December 1776, in Connecticut, United States, her father, Stephen Peet, was 44 and her mother, Esther Hester Cochran, was 44. She married Abel Barnum Jr. in 1802, in Hartland, Niagara, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 10 February 1861, in Carlton, Barry, Michigan, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Fuller Cemetery, Barry, Michigan, United States.

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Abel Barnum Jr.
Anna Peet
Marriage: 1802
Isaac Barnum
Stephen Barnum
Abel J Barnum
Alonzo Barnum
Esther Ann Barnum
Jane Barnum
Philander K Barnum

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1802Hartland, Niagara, New York, United States
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    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1781 · The First Constitution
    Age 5
    Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
    1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold
    Age 5
    The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 24
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire): from a pet form of the personal name Peter .Dutch: relationship name or nickname from Middle Dutch pete ‘godfather, godmother’, or ‘godchild’.Altered form of French Pitre .

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

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    Sources (5)

    • Annie Barnum in household of Moses Durkee, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Sarah Ann Barnum in entry for Abel J. Barnum, "Michigan Deaths, 1867-1897"
    • Anna Peet Barnum, "Find A Grave Index"

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