Doris Patricia Ann Peters

14 November 1928–13 September 1986 (Age 57)
Rockford, Winnebago, Illinois, United States

The Life of Doris Patricia Ann

When Doris Patricia Ann Peters was born on 14 November 1928, in Rockford, Winnebago, Illinois, United States, her father, Ralph Richard Peters, was 30 and her mother, Mildred Clarice Reid, was 26. She lived in Stockton, Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States in 1930. She died on 13 September 1986, in South Beloit, Winnebago, Illinois, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in South Beloit, Winnebago, Illinois, 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.
1932 · The Miners Union

Age 4

After a contract proposal reducing wages by $1.10 a day, employees of the United Mine Workers came together and created the Progressive Miners of America in southern Illinois. After discontent arose over the 67 years of operation, the union was dissolved.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 16

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

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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  • Doris Ann Peters in household of Ralph Peters, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Doris A Peters in household of Ralph R Peters, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Doris A Peters in household of Ralph Peters, "United States Census, 1930"

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