William Augustus Peet

19 October 1803–18 December 1827 (Age 24)
New York, United States

The Life of William Augustus

When William Augustus Peet was born on 19 October 1803, in New York, United States, his father, Stiles Peet, was 39 and his mother, Lydia Baker, was 36. He died on 18 December 1827, in Patterson, Putnam, New York, United States, at the age of 24, and was buried in Maple Avenue Cemetery, Patterson, Putnam, New York, United States.

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Stiles Peet
Lydia Baker
William Peet
James Augustus Peet
Janet Maria Peet
Munson Stiles Peet
William Augustus Peet
Harriet Eliza Peet

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.
1804 · The Twelfth Amendment

Age 1

With not having a very clear statement in the Constitution about Presidents and Vice Presidents, the Twelfth Amendment was Born. Before the Electoral College could cast two votes for those that they saw fit for President. This was changed to just one electoral vote for President and one electoral vote for Vice President. With the amount of people even allowed to vote, there was no way for there to be a tie during the elections.

Age 9

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

1 English (Lancashire): from a pet form of the personal name Peter .2 Dutch: nickname from Middle Dutch pete ‘godfather’, ‘godmother’, or ‘godchild’.

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

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  • William Augustus Peet, "Find A Grave Index"

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