Peter John Janssen

25 December 1880–20 May 1955 (Age 74)
De Pere, Brown, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Peter John

When Peter John Janssen was born on 25 December 1880, in De Pere, Brown, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Martinus Jansen, was 40 and his mother, Hendrina Thitulaar, was 36. He married Anna Mary Henrietta Janssen on 7 January 1903, in Brown, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Wayne Township, Cass, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. He died on 20 May 1955, in Dowagiac, Cass, Michigan, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Dowagiac, Cass, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peter John Janssen
1880–1955
Anna Mary Henrietta Janssen
1883–1975
Marriage: 7 January 1903
Andrew M Janssen
1903–2002
Henriette Mary Janssen
1905–1979
Robert Janssen
1906–1927
Lillian Pauline Janssen
1907–2004
Lawrence Joseph Janssen
1908–1997
Francis Xavier Janssen
1910–1998
Joseph Paul Janssen Sr
1911–2009
Florence Mary Janssen
1914–1998
Margaret A Jansen
1916–2005
Dorothy Jane Janssen
1917–2012
Agatha Janssen
1919–1997
James John Janssen
1920–
John Peter Janssen
1922–2011
Estelle Janssen
1926–2013
Mary Loretta Janssen
1929–2010

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 January 1903
Brown, Wisconsin, United States
children

(15)

    Andrew M Janssen

    Male1903–2002Male

    Female1905–1979Female

    Robert Janssen

    Male1906–1927Male

    Female1907–2004Female

    Lawrence Joseph Janssen

    Male1908–1997Male

+10 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Martinus Jansen

    Male1840–1921Male

    Hendrina Thitulaar

    Female1843–1899Female

siblings

(6)

    Theresia Jansen

    Female1874–1874Female

    Marten Johnson

    Male1875–Male

    Mathias Janssen

    Male1875–Male

    Male1877–1953Male

    Male1880–1955Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1881 · Hudson's

Age 1

Clothing merchant Joseph Lowthian Hudson opened his first store inside the Detroit Opera House on April 2, 1881. Hudson was very successful with his small store and was able to move to a larger location on Woodward Avenue, far outside what was then the commercial district. Hudson's continued to grow until it became the tallest department store in the world. Hudson's 2,124,316 square foot store filled 32 floors, had 51 elevators, 48 escalators, 705 fitting rooms, and served over 16,000 meals a day.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 20

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Dutch, North German, and Danish: patronymic from Jan, a vernacular form of the personal name Johannes ( see John ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Peter Janssen, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"
  • Peter J Jannssen, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Peter Janssen, "United States Census, 1940"

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