Anna Eliza McLaughlin

12 March 1816–17 November 1908 (Age 92)
Kirkland, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Anna Eliza

Anna Eliza McLaughlin was born on 12 March 1816, in Kirkland, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of Susan Schultz. She married George Washington Peters in 1836, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Little Britain, Little Britain Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850 and Colerain Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860. She died on 17 November 1908, in Coatesville, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Kirkwood, Colerain Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Peters
1811–1904
Anna Eliza McLaughlin
1816–1908
Marriage: 1836
John Andrew Peters
1834–1931
Abraham Rankin Peters
1838–
George Alvin Peters
1840–1915
Emmaline Peters
1842–1912
Samuel F. Peters
1844–
Lewis H. Peters
1847–
William Eli Peters
1849–1888
Joseph Peters
1852–
Gasaway O. Peters
1854–1898
Hannah Anna Peters
1859–1917

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1836
Pennsylvania, United States
children

(10)

    Male1834–1931Male

    Abraham Rankin Peters

    Male1838–Male

    George Alvin Peters

    Male1840–1915Male

    Emmaline Peters

    Female1842–1912Female

    Samuel F. Peters

    Male1844–Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Susan Schultz

    Female1780–Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 3

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. 
1825 · Museum of Lancashire

Age 9

The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.
1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842

Age 26

The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Lochlainn ‘son of the Scandinavian’, a patronymic from the personal name Lochlann ( see Laughlin ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Eliza Peters in household of George Peters, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ann Eliza Peters in household of George Peters, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Ann E Peters in household of George Peters, "United States Census, 1860"

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