Peter Guerin

Ovid, Seneca, New York, United States

The Life of Peter

When Peter Guerin was born in 1844, in Ovid, Seneca, New York, United States, his father, Oscar B Guerin, was 29 and his mother, Temperance Neeley, was 25. He lived in Livonia, Livonia, Livingston, New York, United States for about 5 years.

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Oscar B Guerin
Temperance Neeley
Peter Guerin
Samuel Jonas Guerin
Arlington D. Guerin
Frank Guerin
Estella E. Guerin

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World Events (8)


Age 2

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1847 · Moving the State Capital

Age 3

The capital of Michigan was moved from Detroit to Lansing on March 17, 1847. The capital was moved to be further away from Canada, to encourage settlement and boost economy toward the inner regions of the state, and to make to capital more accessible to everyone statewide.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 31

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

French (Guérin): from the Germanic personal name Warin, a short form of various compound names beginning with war(in) ‘guard’. This is found as a Huguenot name, established in Ireland (County Limerick).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Peter V Guerin in household of Oscar B Guerin, "New York, State Census, 1855"
  • Peter B Guerin in household of Oscar B Guerin, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Peter V Guerin, "United States General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934"

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