Edith Alma Peters

13 July 1889–5 September 1990 (Age 101)
Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Edith Alma

When Edith Alma Peters was born on 13 July 1889, in Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Abraham Goss Peters, was 34 and her mother, Alfretta Bumgarner, was 32. She married Wallace Ray Knepp Sr on 30 March 1911, in Lucas, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Bradford Township, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910 and Port Huron, St. Clair, Michigan, United States in 1920. She died on 5 September 1990, in Bay City, Bay, Michigan, United States, at the age of 101.

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Family Time Line

Wallace Ray Knepp Sr
1888–1980
Edith Alma Peters
1889–1990
Marriage: 30 March 1911
Ruth Shirley Knepp
1912–1995
Robert Isaac Knepp
1914–2000
Wallace Ray Knepp Jr
1925–1994

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
30 March 1911
Lucas, Ohio, United States
children

(3)

    Ruth Shirley Knepp

    Female1912–1995Female

    Robert Isaac Knepp

    Male1914–2000Male

    Wallace Ray Knepp Jr

    Male1925–1994Male

Parents and Siblings

    Abraham Goss Peters

    Male1854–1930Male

    Female1856–1953Female

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 16

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 27

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Edith Knepp in household of Wallace R Knepp, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edith Knepp in household of Wallace R Knepp, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edith A Knepp in household of Wallace R Knepp, "United States Census, 1920"

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