Mary E Peters

FemaleMay 1865–1933

Brief Life History of Mary E

When Mary E Peters was born in May 1865, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, her father, Philip Peters, was 23 and her mother, Christina Helbig, was 23. She married Edward Bertrand Sawyer on 21 November 1886, in Montrose, Montrose, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Medford, Jackson, Oregon, United States in 1910 and Montrose, Montrose, Colorado, United States in 1920. She died in 1933, in Montrose, Colorado, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Cedar Cemetery, Montrose, Montrose, Colorado, United States.

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Edward Bertrand Sawyer
Mary E Peters
Marriage: 21 November 1886
Joshua Stewart Sawyer

Sources (12)

  • Mary E Sawyer in household of E B B Sawyer, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary E. Peters - Published information: birth-name: Mary E. Peters
  • Mary E Peters, "Colorado Statewide Marriage Index, 1853-2006"

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  • Marriage
    21 November 1886Montrose, Montrose, Colorado, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

    Age 1

    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.


    Age 17

    Historical Boundaries: 1882; Gunnison, Colorado, United States 1883: Montrose, Colorado, United States

    1883 · ""

    Age 18

    Historical Boundaries - 1883: Jackson, Oregon, United States

    Name Meaning

    English, Scottish, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Peter . This surname (mainly of German origin) is also found in Sweden, Denmark, France (Alsace and Lorraine), and some other European countries. In North America it has absorbed various cognates and their derivatives from other languages, such as Albanian Pjetraj and Pjetrushi, patronymics from the personal name Pjetër ‘Peter’ and its pet form Pjetrush; see also below and also examples at Peterson .

    Irish: Anglicized form (translation) of Gaelic Mac Pheadair ‘son of Peter’.

    Americanized form of Dutch and North German Pieters .

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

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