Peter Mauzy

22 November 1827–25 December 1912 (Age 85)
Bourbon, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Peter

When Peter Mauzy was born on 22 November 1827, in Bourbon, Kentucky, United States, his father, Silas V. Mauzy, was 30 and his mother, Nancy Gooding, was 29. He married Mary Jane Wilson on 23 January 1851, in Rush, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. He lived in Rushville Township, Rush, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Rushville, Rush, Indiana, United States in 1910. He died on 25 December 1912, in Rush, Indiana, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in East Hill Cemetery, Posey Township, Rush, Indiana, United States.

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Peter Mauzy
Mary Jane Wilson
Marriage: 23 January 1851
Alma J. Mauzy
Eunice S. Mauzy
Mary Francis Mauzy
Allina J. Mauzy
Greeley Peter Mauzy
Susan Margaret Mauzy

Spouse and Children


    Mary Jane Wilson


23 January 1851
Rush, Indiana, United States


    Alma J. Mauzy


    Eunice S. Mauzy


    Mary Francis Mauzy


    Allina J. Mauzy


    Greeley Peter Mauzy


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+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 3

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.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 3

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 23

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

Name Meaning

Possibly an altered form of the French surname Mauzé, a habitational name from a place in Deux-Sèvres, named in Latin as Malisiacum or Maletiacum ‘estate of Maletius’, from the personal name Maletius + the locative suffix -acum.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Peter Mauzy, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Peter Mauzy, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Peter Mauzy, "United States Census, 1900"

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