Henrietta Peters

Brief Life History of Henrietta

When Henrietta Peters was born on 26 February 1876, in Torrensville, South Australia, Australia, her father, William James Peters, was 27 and her mother, Mary Jane Skellett, was 30. She married Thomas Frederick Kent on 14 October 1896, in Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died from 1916 to 1925, in South Australia, Australia.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Frederick Kent
Henrietta Peters
Marriage: 14 October 1896
Florence Primrose Dorothy Kent
Richard Henry Kent
William Spencer Kent
Olive May Kent

Sources (7)

  • Henrietta Peters in the Australia, Birth Index, 1788-1922
  • Henrietta Peters in the Australia, Marriage Index, 1788-1950
  • Henrietta Kent in the Australia, Death Index, 1787-1985

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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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