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Gerhard J. PETERS

Gerhard J. PETERS[1]

Male 1852 - 1931  (79 years)

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  • Name Gerhard J. PETERS 
    Born 18 Apr 1852  Tiegerweide, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 29 Jun 1877  Vaderland; Philadelphia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Abt Jun 1931  Zion Krimmer M.B. Church Cemetery, Dinuba, Tulare, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 22 Jun 1931  Reedley, Fresno, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Baptism 16 Aug 1983  [4
    History Gerhard and Anna to York County, Nebraska, to Jefferson County, Nebraska. They had 7 children, 3 sons and 4 daughters. 1 son and 1 daughter died. Gerhard & Margareta had 15 children; 6 died. They moved to Buhler, Kansas, to Inman, Kansas; 1912 to California. Gerhard lived in Dinuba, California. 
    Reference Number 183ge 
    Person ID I30408  Reid Family | Lynn's side of the family
    Last Modified 6 May 2014 

    Father Jacob G. PETERS,   b. Abt 1828, Schoenau, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1864, Mariawohl, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 36 years) 
    Mother Margaretha GIESBRECHT,   b. Abt 1831, Muntau, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1865, Sparrau, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years) 
    Married Abt 1850  Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F21349  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Anna KROEKER,   b. 19 Aug 1845, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1886, Jefferson Co., Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Married 17 Jun 1873  Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6
    Children 
    +1. Jacob K. PETERS,   b. 3 Oct 1875, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1956, Visalia, Tulare, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     2. Katharina (Katie) PETERS,   b. 13 Jan 1884, Henderson, York, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1957, Reedley, Fresno, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    Headstones
    Peters, Gerhard J. & Margareta
    Peters, Gerhard J. & Margareta
    Ships
    S.S. Vaderland-1873
    S.S. Vaderland-1873
    Built by Palmers Shipbuilding & Iron Co, Jarrow-on-Tyne. She was a 2,748 gross ton ship, length 320.5ft x beam 38.5ft, one funnel, three masts, iron construction, single screw and a speed of 13 knots. Launched on 21st Aug.1872 for the Red Star Line of Antwerp, she sailed from Antwerp on her maiden voyage to Falmouth, Halifax and Philadelphia on 20th Jan.1873. On 25th Mar.1873 she started her first Antwerp - Philadelphia direct sailing and on 29th Nov.1876 commenced her first Antwerp - New York voyage. Between 1877-87 she sailed between Antwerp and New York or Philadelphia, starting her last New York voyage on 26th Oct.1887, subsequently sailing to Philadelphia until in March 1889 she was sold to French owners and renamed GEOGRAPHIQUE. She was sunk in collision in Oct.1889.
    Family ID F21347  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Margareta KRAUSE,   b. 29 Aug 1867, Schoenau, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1945, Reedley, Fresno, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 7 Mar 1886  Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
    +1. Bernhard (Ben) K. PETERS,   b. 7 Feb 1898, Inman, McPherson, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1985, Shafter, Kern, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    Headstones
    Peters, Gerhard J. & Margareta
    Peters, Gerhard J. & Margareta
    Family ID F21348  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Jun 1873 - Molotschna Colony, South Russia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Mar 1886 - Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Abt Jun 1931 - Zion Krimmer M.B. Church Cemetery, Dinuba, Tulare, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Jun 1931 - Reedley, Fresno, California Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Peters, Gerhard Jacob
    Peters, Gerhard Jacob
    Courtesy of Melaney Friesen Shaum. Date unknown.

  • Sources 
    1. [S98] Genealogical Registry and Database of Mennonite Ancestry (GRANDMA 3.0), (Published by the Genealogy Project Committee of the California Mennonite Historical Society; 4824 East Butler Avenue, Fresno, California 93727-5097; Phone (559) 453-2225).

    2. [S173] Die Mennonitische Rundschau, (Published in Elkhart, Indiana 1880-1908; Scottsdale, Pennsylvania 1908-1923; Winnipeg, Manitoba 1923-2007), 22 Jul 1931, Pg. 8; 7 Jul 1943, Pg. 4.

    3. [S109] Brothers in Deed to Brothers in Need, compiled and edited by Clarence Hiebert, (published by Faith and Life Press, Newton, Kansas, 1974.), Pg. 322.

    4. [S173] Die Mennonitische Rundschau, (Published in Elkhart, Indiana 1880-1908; Scottsdale, Pennsylvania 1908-1923; Winnipeg, Manitoba 1923-2007), 22 Jul 1931, Pg. 8.

    5. [S412] Der Wahrheitsfreund, 15 Jul 1931, Pg. 15.

    6. [S152] Personal Family Records, by Katherine Peters Yamada.