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Peter Gettier (1781 - 1859)

Peter Gettier
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Husband of — married 31 May 1810 in Baltimore, Maryland, United Statesmap
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Died at age 78 in Carroll, Maryland, United Statesmap
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Peter was born in 1781.

Maryland Marriages, 1655-1850

Peter, Jr. Gettier Marriage Date 31 May 1810
Spouse Polly Sellers
County Baltimore County

War of 1812 Pension Application Files Index, 1812-1815
Soldier Peter Gettier Widow Mary Sellers Gettier

Will of Peter Gettier (of Henry) of Carroll County Maryland. Wife Mary. Heirs Henry, Mary wife of George Bixler, Peter, Sarah wife of Jacob Horch, Ellen wife of David Weaver ("said David Weaver shall, by virtue of this my last will and testament, be excluded from any benefit of my estate"), John, Elizabeth, and granddaughter Mary Ellen Lauer. Sons Henry & Peter executors. Signed 22 August 1853. Witnesses Jacob Kerlinger, Jacob Menchey, John Geiman. Proved 8 August 1859


  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed 23 January 2022), memorial page for Peter Gettier (1 May 1781–2 Jul 1859), Find a Grave Memorial ID 45428456, citing United Church of Christ Cemetery, Manchester, Carroll County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Donna Jones (contributor 46931362) .

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