Amelia Bates Fossitt

10 July 1807–17 July 1882 (Age 75)
Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Amelia Bates

Amelia Bates Fossitt was born on 10 July 1807, in Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom. She married James Baker Peet on 4 September 1831, in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Nottingham St Nicholas, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. She died on 17 July 1882, in St. Louis, Missouri, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Baker Peet
Amelia Bates Fossitt
Marriage: 4 September 1831
Frederick Plowright Peet
Sarah Ann Peet
James Peet
Richard Peet
Richard Stephen Peet

Spouse and Children

4 September 1831
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom


    Frederick Plowright Peet


    Sarah Ann Peet


    James Peet


    Richard Peet


    Richard Stephen Peet


World Events (8)


Age 1

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 1

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 23

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Fawcett .2 French: diminutive of Fosse .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Amelia Peet in household of James Peet, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Amelia Peet in household of James Peet, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Amelia Peet in entry for James Peet, "England and Wales, National Index of Wills and Administrations, 1858-1957"

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