Peet

21 September 1794–
Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Peet

When Peet was born on 21 September 1794, in Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Stiles Peet, was 30 and his mother, Lydia Baker, was 27.

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Stiles Peet
1764–1832
Lydia Baker
1767–1817
William Peet
1792–1792
James Augustus Peet
1792–1831
Peet
1794–
Janet Maria Peet
1798–1846
Munson Stiles Peet
1801–1886
William Augustus Peet
1803–1827
Harriet Eliza Peet
1806–1824

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World Events (3)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 6

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 8

"In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."
1803

Age 9

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

1 English (Lancashire): from a pet form of the personal name Peter .2 Dutch: nickname from Middle Dutch pete ‘godfather’, ‘godmother’, or ‘godchild’.

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

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