Edmund Joseph Peters

September 1895–9 January 1953 (Age 57)
Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Edmund Joseph

When Edmund Joseph Peters was born in September 1895, in Wisconsin, United States, his father, Johann Peters, was 49 and his mother, Anna Marie Wagner, was 30. He married Frances Magdalen Merten on 25 October 1922, in United States. He lived in Marshfield, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years and Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States in 1930. He died on 9 January 1953, in United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States.

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Edmund Joseph Peters
Frances Magdalen Merten
Marriage: 25 October 1922

Spouse and Children

25 October 1922
United States

Parents and Siblings

    Johann Peters





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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 12

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 17

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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)

  • Edmund J Peters, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edmund Peters, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edmund J Peters in household of John Peters, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"

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