Maude Helen Peters

29 June 1880–6 April 1953 (Age 72)
Dewitt, Portor, Indiana, United States

The Life of Maude Helen

When Maude Helen Peters was born on 29 June 1880, her father, John Rosco Peters, was 36 and her mother, Sarah Ann DeVore, was 33. She married Frank Conroy on 6 June 1906, in Shelton, Buffalo, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Willow Lake Township, Brule, South Dakota, United States in 1930 and Sharon Township, Buffalo, Nebraska, United States in 1940. She died on 6 April 1953, in Shelton, Buffalo, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Cairo, Hall, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frank Conroy
Maude Helen Peters
Marriage: 6 June 1906
Harold Ray Conroy
Lee Frank Conroy
Laurene Conroy
Glenn Dale Conroy

Spouse and Children

6 June 1906
Shelton, Buffalo, Nebraska, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John Rosco Peters


    Sarah Ann DeVore




World Events (8)

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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 2

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 20

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Peter .2 Irish: Anglicized form (translation) of Gaelic Mac Pheadair ‘son of Peter ’.3 Americanized form of cognate surnames in other languages, for example Dutch and North German Pieters.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Helen M Conroy in household of Frank G Conroy, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Maud Peters in household of John Peters, "Nebraska State Census, 1885"
  • Maude Conroy in household of Frank Conroy, "United States Census, 1940"

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