Peter Hetherington

19 July 1801–21 March 1880
Bogle Township, Gentry, Missouri, United States

The Life of Peter

When Peter Hetherington was born on 19 July 1801, in Bogle Township, Gentry, Missouri, United States, his father, Grant Hetherington, was 37 and his mother, Jane Floyer, was 39. He was buried in Bogle Township, Gentry, Missouri, United States.

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Grant Hetherington
Jane Floyer
Robert Hetherington
Alice Hetherington
Henry Hetherington
John Hetherington
Elizabeth Hetherington
Thomas Hetherington
Mary Hetherington
Peter Hetherington

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World Events (8)


Age 2

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Age 20

Missouri is the 24th state
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 24

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

English (northern border counties): habitational name from a place so named in Northumberland, possibly from Old English hēahdēor ‘stag’, ‘deer’ or hǣddre ‘heather’ + -ing ‘characterized by’ + tūn ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’. This surname has been established in Ireland since the 16th century.

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

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