Gijs John Peters “Guy”, 18701959 (age 88 years)

Name
Gijs John Peters “Guy”
Given names
Gijs John
Nickname
Guy
Surname
Peters
Birth July 28, 1870 41 37
Birth of a brotherHendrik Jan Peters “Henry”
February 27, 1873 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherCornelis Hendrikus Peters “C.J.”
December 6, 1875 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a brotherArend Peters
February 11, 1878 (Age 7 years)
Death of a brotherArend Peters
June 9, 1878 (Age 7 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherJannetjen van Kampen
May 27, 1882 (Age 11 years)
Citation details:

Record 188

MarriageLouise (Lizzie) DeWitzView this family
April 17, 1895 (Age 24 years)
Death of a sisterJannetje Peters
December 27, 1895 (Age 25 years)
Cause: Tuberculosis
Birth of a son
#1
Louis Henry Peters
May 4, 1896 (Age 25 years)
Death of a motherGeertje Bronkhorst
February 13, 1905 (Age 34 years)
Cause: Tuberculosis
Note: Died in her home at Lipke farm
Birth of a son
#2
Delmar Frank Emil Peters
May 8, 1908 (Age 37 years)
Citation details:

Birth Records 12A/784

Quality of data: primary evidence
Death of a brotherLambert Peters
January 10, 1916 (Age 45 years)
Cause: Cancer of the liver and gall bladder
Death of a fatherJohannes Peters
February 28, 1923 (Age 52 years)
Death of a wifeLouise (Lizzie) DeWitz
June 15, 1937 (Age 66 years)
Cause: Heart attack
Burial of a wifeLouise (Lizzie) DeWitz
June 17, 1937 (Age 66 years)

Cemetery: Alta Mesa, Santa Clara Co, California, USA
Note: Her ashes were mailed to Louis Garbin in Horicon, Wis.
Death of a brotherAndries Juliaan Peters “Andrew”
June 7, 1944 (Age 73 years)
Death of a brotherHendrik Jan Peters “Henry”
December 27, 1944 (Age 74 years)
Burial of a brotherHendrik Jan Peters “Henry”
December 29, 1944 (Age 74 years)
Cemetery: Twin Falls Cemetery
Death of a brotherGerrit Peters
February 14, 1945 (Age 74 years)
Cause: Bronchial pneumonia
Death of a brotherAalt Peters “Allan”
about 1950 (Age 79 years)
Death February 6, 1959 (Age 88 years)
Cause of death: Heart attack
Burial
Cemetery: Greenwood Memorial Gardens
Family with parents
father
Johannes Peters
18291923
Birth: March 9, 1829 26 20Hoogeveen, Drenthe, Netherlands
Death: February 28, 1923Twin Falls, Twin Falls Co, Idaho, USA
mother
Geertje Bronkhorst Peters
18331905
Birth: March 12, 1833 32 29Uddel, Gelderland, Netherlands
Death: February 13, 1905Chester, Dodge Co, Wisconsin, USA
Marriage: September 2, 1853Apeldoorn, Gelderland, Netherlands
6 months
elder brother
Lambert Peters
18541916
Birth: February 26, 1854 24 20Hoog Soeren, Gelderland, Netherlands
Death: January 10, 1916Waupun, Wisconsin, USA
3 years
elder brother
1856
Birth: November 13, 1856 27 23Hoog Soeren, Gelderland, Netherlands
Death: Netherlands
3 years
elder sister
4 years
elder brother
Gerrit Peters
18631945
Birth: July 25, 1863 34 30Het Loo, Gelderland, Netherlands
Death: February 14, 1945Waupun, Dodge Co, Wisconsin, USA
9 months
elder brother
18641950
Birth: April 27, 1864 35 31Het Loo, Gelderland, Netherlands
Death: about 1950Brandon, Fond du Lac Co, Wisconsin, USA
22 months
elder brother
John Peters
1866
Birth: February 27, 1866 36 32Het Loo, Gelderland, Netherlands
23 months
elder brother
Juliaan Peters
18681944
Birth: January 19, 1868 38 34Het Loo, Gelderland, Netherlands
Death: June 7, 1944Flandreau, Moody Co, South Dakota, USA
3 years
himself
Guy Peters
18701959
Birth: July 28, 1870 41 37Het Loo, Gelderland, Netherlands
Death: February 6, 1959Grass Valley, Nevada Co, California, USA
3 years
younger brother
Henry Peters
18731944
Birth: February 27, 1873 43 39Het Loo, Gelderland, Netherlands
Death: December 27, 1944Twin Falls, Twin Falls Co, Idaho, USA
3 years
younger brother
Cornelis Peters
18751960
Birth: December 6, 1875 46 42Apeldoorn, Gelderland, Netherlands
Death: February 19, 1960Milwaukie, Clackamas Co, Oregon, USA
2 years
younger brother
18781878
Birth: February 11, 1878 48 44Apeldoorn, Gelderland, Netherlands
Death: June 9, 1878Apeldoorn, Gelderland, Netherlands
Family with Louise (Lizzie) DeWitz
himself
Guy Peters
18701959
Birth: July 28, 1870 41 37Het Loo, Gelderland, Netherlands
Death: February 6, 1959Grass Valley, Nevada Co, California, USA
wife
Louise DeWitz 1876
18761937
Birth: June 1, 1876Horicon, Dodge Co, Wisconsin, USA
Death: June 15, 1937Alta Mesa, Santa Clara Co, California, USA
Marriage: April 17, 1895Dodge Co, Wisconsin, USA
13 years
son
Delmar Peters
19081982
Birth: May 8, 1908 37 31Waupun, Dodge Co, Wisconsin, USA
Death: November 15, 1982Newark, Alameda Co, California, USA
-12 years
son
Louis Henry Peters
18961968
Birth: May 4, 1896 25 19Dodge Co, Wisconsin, USA
Death: October 21, 1968Sacramento, Sacramento Co, California, USA
SourceGuy Peters Family Photos
Text:

Family pictures received from Linda Peters.

Note

Dutch pronunciation of Gjis is Gish. The 1910 census lists Guy as living in Chester Township, Dodge Co, occupation as farmer. Guy will move to Twin Falls summer of 1910. Guy was the builder who build most of Amsterdam. Guy and Louise moved to CA before 1914. 1920 census lists Guy living in Oakland township, occupation carpenter. 1930 census lists Guy as living at San Mateo, renting next door to Delmar and Dorothy Peters, occupation carpenter. After 1930 lived at 1154 College Avenue, Palo Alto.