Peter Sour

1844–
Pekin, Tazewell, Illinois, United States

The Life of Peter

When Peter Sour was born in 1844, in Pekin, Tazewell, Illinois, United States, his father, Adam Saur, was 34 and his mother, Margaret Sommers, was 34. He lived in Tazewell, Tazewell, Illinois, United States in 1850.

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Family Time Line

Adam Saur
1810–
Margaret Sommers
1810–
Amelia Sour
1836–
Mary Sour
1838–
John Sour
1840–1865
Gertrude Sour
1842–
Peter Sour
1844–
Bastian Sour
1846–
Elizabeth Isabel Soures
1848–1933
Margaret Sour
1848–1933
Margarett Saurs
1850–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (3)

1846

Age 2

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 4

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
1863

Age 19

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Indian (northern states): Hindu (Rajput) name, based on the name of a Rajput clan.

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

Sources (1)

  • Peter Saur in household of Adam Saur, "United States Census, 1850"

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