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Charles Alonzo Peters (1877 - aft. 1930)

Charles Alonzo Peters
Born in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died after after age 52 [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 30 Sep 2009
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Charles Alonzo Peters was born about 18771878 in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Jean Baptiste (John) Pitre and Mary Elizabeth Gagnier. [1]

In 1880, thenPeters family lived in Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan. The household included

  • Jahn. R. Peters, 34, born in Canada (parents b. Canada), a carriage painter
  • Mary Peters Wife, 27. b. Michigan (parents b. Canada)
  • Clara Peters Daug. 6 Michigan
  • Edgar Peters Son 4 Michigan
  • Charles Peters Son 2 Michigan
  • Albert Peters Son 0 Michigan
  • Virginia Levac 28, b. Michigan, a servant [2]

In 1900, the Peters family lived at 375 Aubin Ave., Detroit, Michigan. They owned their house without a mortgage. All members of the household could read and write except as noted. The household included

  • John Peters, 55, born July 1845 in Canada, a landlord, who had been married 27 years
  • Mary E Peters, Wife, 48, b. Aug 1852 in Michigan, had had five children, all of whom were living
  • Clara E Peters Daughter 26 Michigan
  • Edgar L Peters Son 25 Michigan, carpet cleaner
  • Charles O Peters Son 23 Michigan, wood engraver
  • William A Peters Son 20 Michigan, carpet cleaner
  • Albert C Peters Son 18 Michigan, office clerk
  • Sophie Gagnier , Mother in Law 69, b. Oct. 1830 (1828) in Canada (parents b. Canada), Widowed, who could not read or write, who had had two children, both of whom were living [3]

Charles Alonzo Peters, 41, registered for the WWI Draft on 12 September 1918 in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan. He lived with his mother, Mrs. Marie Peters, at 339 Baldwin, Detroit. He worked for her as a property custodian. He was born 10 July 1877. Charles was of medium height, slender, with blue eyes and dark hair. [4]

In 1920, the Peters family lived at 339 Baldwin, Detroit, Michigan. All of the adults could read and write. The family included

  • Mary E Peters, 67, born in Michigan, a widow, who owned their house
  • Clara C Peters Daughter 45 Michigan, single
  • Charles A Peters Son 42 Michigan, single, a photo engraver
  • William A Peters Son 39 Michigan, carriage trimmer, auto works
  • Marie C Peters Daughter-in-law 30 Michigan
  • William A Peters, Jr Grandson 8 Michigan, in school
  • Eveline M Peters Granddau. 5 Michigan, in school [5]

In 1930, they lived in a rented house at 2175 Baldwin Ave., Detroit, Michigan. Their rent was $45 per month, and they had a radio. The family included

  • Mary E Peters, 77, born in Michigan (parents b. Canada)
  • Clara E Peters Daughter 55 Michigan (father b. Canada)
  • Charles A Peters Son 52 Michigan (father b. Canada) [6]

research notes

Couldn’t find him on FindAGrave for Wayne Co., Michigan. Couldn’t find anything for him after 1930 (except WW2 draft registration, but the link below doesn’t open); link was a part of the original creation of this profile.

"United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 8 April 2016), Charles A Peters, 1942; citing NARA microfilm publication M1936, M1937, M1939, M1951, M1962, M1964, M1986, M2090, and M2097 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).


  1. Family Tree, with sources (
  2. "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 14 January 2022), Charles Peters in household of Jahn. R. Peters, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States; citing enumeration district , sheet , NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL microfilm .
  3. "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 29 January 2022), Charles O Peters in household of John Peters, Detroit city Ward 9, Wayne, Michigan, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 95, sheet 6A, family 112, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,750.
  4. "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 December 2014), Charles Alonzo Peters, 1917-1918; citing Detroit City no 21, Michigan, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1509 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 2,032,601.
  5. "United States Census, 1920", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 2 February 2021), Charles A Peters in entry for Mary E Peters, 1920.
  6. "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 30 September 2017), Charles A Peters in household of Mary E Peters, Detroit (Districts 0501-0750), Wayne, Michigan, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 557, sheet 9B, line 89, family 35, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 1055; FHL microfilm 2,340,790.

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