George Peterman

Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of George

George Peterman was born in 1880, in Pennsylvania, United States as the son of Daniel M. Peterman and Ellen. He married Mary Emma Lindsay on 24 June 1902, in Newport, Perry, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Buffalo Township, Perry, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920 and Oliver, North Union Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930.

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George Peterman
Mary Emma Lindsay
Marriage: 24 June 1902
Ethel Mable Peterman
Irene M. Peterman
Elmira Catharin Peterman

Spouse and Children

24 June 1902
Newport, Perry, Pennsylvania, United States


    Ethel Mable Peterman



    Elmira Catharin Peterman


Parents and Siblings

    Daniel M. Peterman






World Events (8)


Age 1

John Philip Holland was an inventor famous for designing the world's first submarines. After previous designs were rejected, Holland eventually received funding from the Fenians for a short time. In 1881, the Fenian Ram was launched into the Passaic River in northern New Jersey, marking the first successful submarine launch in the world.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Age 31

The Standard Oil Company had reached a point of almost complete monopoly, managing over 90% of oil flows in the United States. The Standard Oil Company of New Jersey was a large, integrated association that produced, transported, refined, and marketed the product. In 1911, the Supreme Court declared that the Standard Oil Company of New Jersey was in violation of the Sherman Antitrust Act. As a result, it was split into 34 smaller companies.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: elaborated form of Peter .2 Slovenian (Gorenjska): derivative of the personal name Peter , formed with the suffix -man, Slovenian form of German -mann.

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

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Sources (3)

  • George W Peterman in household of Ira L Wallace, "United States Census, 1900"
  • George W Peterman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George Peterman, "United States Census, 1910"

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