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Jessie R. (Crowley) Peters (1859 - 1944)

Jessie R. Peters formerly Crowley
Born in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United Statesmap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 26 May 1879 (to 1926) in Saint Anne, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United Statesmap
Died at age 85 in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 3 Oct 2009
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Biography

Jessie R. Crowley, 1862 (1859) - 1944, was the daughter of Michael Crowley and Bridget Burns. She married Samuel Peters on 26 May 1879 in Detroit, Michigan. They had two children, George D, 1880-1885; and Violet Loretta, 1889-1948. [1]

In 1860, the Crowley family lived in Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan. The family included

  • M Crowley, 28, Michigan (NY), a Hackman, with $800 in real estate and $100 in personal estate
  • Bridget A Crowley, 25 b. New York
  • John E Crowley, 6 b. Michigan, in school
  • George A Crowley, 4 b. Illinois
  • Emna J Crowley, 2 b. Michigan, twin
  • Jesse R Crowley, 2 b. Michigan, twin [2]

In 1870, the Crowley family lived in Detroit, Michigan. The household included

  • Micheal Crowley 39 born in New York, a retail grocer, with $2500 in real estate and $500 in personal estate
  • Bridget Crowley, 36 b. New York
  • John Crowley 17 Michigan, works in shingle mill
  • George Crowley 15 Illinois, clerk in store
  • Jessie R Crowley 12 Michigan, in school
  • Jane E Crowley 12 Michigan, in school
  • Flora Crowley 6 Michigan
  • Ida Crowley 3 Michigan
  • Lila Crowley 1 Michigan [3]

In 1900, the Peters family lived in a rented house at 760 Michigan Ave., Detroit, Wayne, Michigan. Both of the adults could read and write. The family included

  • Samuel Peter, 40, born June 1860 in Michigan (father b. MI; mother b. ME), a glass cutter, married for 21 years
  • Jessie Peter, Wife, 32, b. June 1868 in Michigan (parents b. NY), who had had two children, one of whom was living
  • Violet Peter, Daughter, 12, b. May 1888 in Michigan, in school [4] Note: there are reporting errors in the ages and birth data in this Census

In 1910, the Peters lived at 46 Park Ave., Detroit, Wayne, Michigan. They owned their home without a mortgage. Samuel, 52, was born in Michigan, and was a self-employed notions merchant. His wife of thirty years, Jessie R., 50, also born in Michigan, had had two children, one of whom was living. [5]

In 1920, the Peters family lived at 46 Park Ave. , Detroit, Michigan. They owned their house without a mortgage. The family included

  • Samuel Peters, 60, born in Michigan, custodian at county building
  • Jessie Peters Wife, 58, b. Michigan
  • John Sweeney Son-in-law, 32, b. Michigan, machinery salesman
  • Violet Sweeney Daughter, 30 , b. Michigan
  • Vincent Sweeney Grandson, 6, b. Michigan
    • Dorothy Sweeney Granddaughter, 3, b. Michigan
  • Rita Sweeney Granddaughter, an infant, b. Michigan [6]

In 1940, Jessie, a widow, lived with her daughter’s family, the Sweeneys, at 1988 Clarksdale Ave., Detroit, Michigan. The Sweeneys had lived at this address for over five years. Jessie had moved there within the last five years. The household included

  • John Sweeney, 53, born in Michigan, buyer for a steel mill, who owned their house, valued at $4000, who had completed two years of college
  • Violet Sweeney, Wife, 50, b. Michigan, completed four years of high school
  • Vincent Sweeney, Son, 26, b. Michigan, completed four years of college, teacher in a private school
  • Dorothy Sweeney, Daughter, 23, b. Michigan, completed four years of college, stenographer in a steel mill
  • Rita Ann Sweeney, Daughter, 21, b. Michigan, completed four years of high school
  • Joan Sweeney, Daughter, 15, b. Michigan, in school
  • Jessie Peters, Mother-in-law, 81, b. Michigan, completed the eighth grade [7]

Jessie Peters, the daughter of Michael Crowley and Bridget Burns, died, a widow, aged 85, on 13 February 1944 in Detroit, Michigan. She was born 31 January 1859 in Detroit. [8]

Jessie Peters, 31 January 1859, was born in Detroit, Michigan. She died, aged 85, in Michigan on 13 February 1944. She is buried at Mount Elliott Cemetery, Detroit, with her husband, Samuel Peters, and their daughter, Violet L. (Peters) Sweeney (1889-1948), and her husband. [9]

NOTE: this Profile was originally created with her first name as Josephine. Her name was Jessie.


Sources

  1. familysearch.org Family Tree, with sources (https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/LVQ7-4D4)
  2. "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MW6W-DHX : 18 February 2021), M Crowley, 1860.
  3. "United States Census, 1870", database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHCT-V4D : 29 May 2021), Micheal Crowley, 1870.
  4. "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M913-WJY : accessed 22 January 2022), Jessie Peter in household of Samuel Peter, Detroit city Ward 10, Wayne, Michigan, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 110, sheet 4A, family 69, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,751.
  5. "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MLTB-SM1 : accessed 22 January 2022), Jessie R Peters in household of Samuel Peters, Detroit Ward 14, Wayne, Michigan, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 205, sheet 19A, family 383, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 686; FHL microfilm 1,374,699.
  6. "United States Census, 1920", database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MZW2-HTL : 2 February 2021), Jessie Peters in entry for Samuel Peters, 1920.
  7. "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KH9N-94R : 10 January 2021), Jessie Peters in household of John Sweeney, Detroit Ward 14, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 84-760, sheet 6A, line 18, family 98, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 1863.
  8. "Michigan Death Certificates, 1921-1952," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KFWD-KWB : 13 March 2018), Michael Crowley in entry for Jessie Peters, 13 Feb 1944; citing Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics, Lansing; FHL microfilm 1,972,908.
  9. Find A Grave: Memorial #116027559


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