Hiram Everette Peters

3 February 1868–1953 (Age 84)
Worth Township, Boone, Indiana, United States

The Life of Hiram Everette

When Hiram Everette Peters was born on 3 February 1868, in Worth Township, Boone, Indiana, United States, his father, Sylvester Cicero Peters, was 27 and his mother, Josephine Cragun, was 22. He married Emma Estella Lower on 27 July 1889, in Boone Township, Cass, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. He lived in Zionsville, Boone, Indiana, United States in 1900. He died in 1953, in Eagle Township, Boone, Indiana, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Northfield, Boone, Indiana, United States.

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Hiram Everette Peters
Emma Estella Lower
Marriage: 27 July 1889
Gurtha Mae Peters
Ruth L. Peters
Josephine J Peters
Edith Jeanett Peters

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27 July 1889
Boone Township, Cass, Indiana, United States


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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 2

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 28

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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 (3)

  • Eva H Peters, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Evert H Peters, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Everett Peters, "United States Census, 1910"

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