Peter Race

1782–
Fair Haven, Rutland, Vermont, United States

The Life of Peter

When Peter Race was born in 1782, in Fair Haven, Rutland, Vermont, United States, his father, Isaac Race, was 28 and his mother, Sarah Cleveland, was 26.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Race
1754–1811
Sarah Cleveland
1756–
Elijah Race
1772–
Catherine Race
1774–
Samuel Race
1775–1867
Clarissa Race
1778–
Russell Race
1773–
Sarah Race
1776–1869
Rhoda Race
1780–
Peter Race
1782–

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World Events (3)

1783 · A Free America

Age 1

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 4

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1791 · Vermont Becomes 14th State

Age 9

On March 4, 1791, Vermont became the 14th state.

Name Meaning

1 English: of uncertain origin; Reaney suggests a nickname from Old French ras ‘clean shaven’, but he also cites documentary evidence of a personal name which probably also gave rise to the surname.2 Perhaps a variant of Dutch or German Rase .3 Slovenian (southwestern Slovenia): nickname from raca ‘duck’, formed with the suffix -e, used mainly of young people, possibly denoting someone who walked like a duck.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Cleveland North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000

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