Peter Service

1815–
United States

The Life of Peter

When Peter Service was born in 1815, in United States, his father, Jacob Service, was 16 and his mother, Mary Polly Herrick, was 7.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Service
1799–1891
Mary Polly Herrick
1808–1887
Peter Service
1815–
Peter Serviss
1850–
Nelson Servis
1825–1904
Seymour Service or Serviss
1831–1920
Miles Service
1832–1899
Barney Service
1833–
Amelia Serviss
1836–
Lester Serviss
1836–
Jane Service
1839–
Mary Ann Service
1840–1923
Eliza Service
1841–
Isabel Serviss
1843–
Julia Service
1845–1932
Malcolm Service
1846–
William Service
1847–1931
Margaret Service
1849–1918
Elizabeth Service
1849–1904
Maria Jane Service
1852–1908
John Serviss
1853–
Charles Serviss
1863–

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World Events (3)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 5

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1820 · Making Land more affordable

Age 5

"The United States law requiring full payment at the time of purchase and registration of any land. to help encourage sales and make land more affordable, Congress reduced the minimum price of dollar per acre and the minimum size that could be purchased. Most of this land for sale was located on the frontier which was then ""The West"". This Act was good for many Americans, but it was also over used by wealthy investors."

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: metonymic occupational name for a brewer or a tavern-keeper, from Anglo-Norman French cerveise ‘ale’ (Old French cervoise, a word of Gaulish origin).

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

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