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Minnie H. (Shelby) Peters (1877 - 1930)

Minnie H. Peters formerly Shelby
Born in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United Statesmap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died at about age 52 [location unknown]
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Minnie was born in Michigan in October 1877, the daughter of Frederick Shelby, who was born in July 1854 in Germany. Her mother, who was born in Germany, died sometime between 1888 and 1900. Minnie had at least three siblings, Paul, Mary, and Herman. In 1900, the Shelby family lived in their rented house in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan. Frederick, 45, was a laborer. Minnie, 22, was a tailoress. Paul, 20, was a cabinetmaker. [1]

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Our? FindAGrave ( for Minnie H. Peters, 23 October 1877 - 11 June 1960; Glen Eden Mem. Park, Livonia, Wayne, MI, section: Garden of Forgiveness; block 10. No links. No William or A. Peters in this cemetery.

Could not find her father on FindAGrave in Michigan. He is not on Wikitree as of July 2022.


  1. United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 27 January 2017), Minnie Shelby in household of Fredrick Shelby, Detroit city Ward 12, Wayne, Michigan, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 139, sheet 13A, family 229, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,752.

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