Ernest A Peters

16 December 1867–9 September 1949 (Age 81)
Iowa, United States

The Life of Ernest A

When Ernest A Peters was born on 16 December 1867, in Iowa, United States, his father, Henning Peters, was 40 and his mother, Marie Catherine Dressen, was 28. He married Hulda Maria Augusta Scheer on 5 April 1893, in Pierce, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 9 September 1949, in Pierce, Pierce, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Zion Cemetery, Pierce, Nebraska, United States.

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Ernest A Peters
Hulda Maria Augusta Scheer
Marriage: 5 April 1893
Roy Peters
Hattie Marie Peters
Elmer E Peters

Spouse and Children


    Hulda Maria Augusta Scheer


5 April 1893
Pierce, Nebraska, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Henning Peters


    Marie Catherine Dressen




    Teresa Peters


    Boyer Rudolph Peters




    Emil Peters


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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1884 · There is now a Capital Building

Age 17

The capitol building in Des Moines originally had a budget of $1,500,000 but complications arose because of the need of a redesign. The building was dedicated on January 17, 1884, but it wasn’t completed until 1886. On January 4, 1904, a fire started and swept through the areas that housed the Supreme Court and Iowa House of Representatives. A major restoration was performed and documented, with the addition of electrical lighting, elevators, and a telephone system. By the early 1980s, the sandstone exterior of the Capitol had started deteriorating and prompted the installation of canopies to protect pedestrians from falling rubble. The entire reconstruction process took around 18 years to complete.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 23

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.

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)

  • Ernest Peters, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ernest Peters, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ernest Peters, "United States Census, 1930"

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