Johann Peter Etters

1 January 1808–October 1871 (Age 63)
Lower Mahantongo Township, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Johann Peter

When Johann Peter Etters was born on 1 January 1808, in Lower Mahantongo Township, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Leonard Edris, was 36 and his mother, Maria Barbara Loesch, was 33. He married Elsie Mann about 1835, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1870. He died in October 1871, in Burnside Township, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Snow Shoe Township, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Johann Peter Etters
1808–1871
Elsie Mann
1818–1855
Marriage: about 1835
Elizabeth Etters
1836–1874
William Etters
1837–
John T. Etters
1839–1862
Francis M. Etters
1842–1864
Henry Etters
1843–1864
Benjamin J. Etters
1845–1864
Sarah Etters
1851–1871
Joseph Etters
1853–1871
Warren Ellis Etters
1848–1904
Reuben Etters
1850–1918
Margaret Eve Jane Etters
1851–1934
David Orion Etters
1855–1926

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1835
Pennsylvania, United States
children

(12)

    Elizabeth Etters

    Female1836–1874Female

    William Etters

    Male1837–Male

    Male1839–1862Male

    Francis M. Etters

    Female1842–1864Female

    Henry Etters

    Male1843–1864Male

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (7)

1808

Age 0

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 4

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 17

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

Variant of German Etter 2. The name is associated mainly with NC and SC, from the 18th century onward.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Peter Etters, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Peter Ettess in entry for Margaret Boyer, "Michigan Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995"
  • Peter Etters in entry for Margeret Boyer, "Michigan Death Certificates, 1921-1952"

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