Violet Peters

7 August 1928–27 September 2015 (Age 87)
Green Cove Springs, Clay, Florida, United States

The Life of Violet

When Violet Peters was born on 7 August 1928, in Green Cove Springs, Clay, Florida, United States, her father, Franklin Oliver Peters, was 28 and her mother, Edith Victoria Nolan, was 18. She married Billy Walter Murray on 18 August 1972, in Palatka, Putnam, Florida, United States. She died on 27 September 2015, in Palatka, Putnam, Florida, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Palatka, Putnam, Florida, United States.

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Billy Walter Murray
Violet Peters
Marriage: 18 August 1972

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    Billy Walter Murray



18 August 1972
Palatka, Putnam, Florida, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 1

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1941 · Florida Involvement in World War II

Age 13

Similar to the first World War, Florida's location and temperature served as an ideal location for military training; in fact, Florida would end up having 172 military installations. As a result of World War II growth, Camp Blanding became the fourth largest city in Florida, capable of housing over 55,000 soldiers. Many Floridians sacrificed their lives among other Americans to win the war; it's estimated that about 3,000 U.S. deaths were from Floridian troops.
1951 · The Twenty-Second Amendment

Age 23

Before the Twenty-second Amendment, the Presidency didn’t have a set number limit on how many times they could be elected or re-elected to the office of President of the United States. The Amendment sets that limit to two times, consecutively or not, and sets additional conditions for presidents who succeed to the unexpired terms of their predecessors.

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)

  • Violet Peter in household of Franklin O Peter, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Violet Peters in household of Teresea Carlson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Violet Sapp Or Peters, "Florida, County Marriages, 1830-1957"

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