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

Gijs John Peters “Guy”
Given names
Gijs John
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
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
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
Cemetery: Greenwood Memorial Gardens
Family with parents
Marriage: September 2, 1853Apeldoorn, Gelderland, Netherlands
6 months
elder brother
3 years
elder brother
3 years
elder sister
4 years
elder brother
9 months
elder brother
22 months
elder brother
23 months
elder brother
3 years
3 years
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
2 years
younger brother
Arend Peters
Birth: February 11, 1878 48 44Apeldoorn, Gelderland, Netherlands
Death: June 9, 1878Apeldoorn, Gelderland, Netherlands
Family with Louise (Lizzie) DeWitz
Marriage: April 17, 1895Dodge Co, Wisconsin, USA
13 years
-12 years
SourceGuy Peters Family Photos

Family pictures received from Linda Peters.


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.