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Thomas Mundy Peterson
Birth: Oct. 6, 1824
Metuchen
Middlesex County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Feb. 4, 1904
Perth Amboy
Middlesex County
New Jersey, USA

Social Reformer. He was the first black to cast a vote in the United States. This occurred at an election held in Perth Amboy, New Jersey on March 31, 1870. Peterson was a devoted Churchman and good citizen, a member of a committee to revise the city charter and a recipient of the Abraham Lincoln Gold Medal. (bio by: Rich H.) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Daphne Peterson (1820 - 1891)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: h/o Daphne Peterson
 
Burial:
Saint Peters Churchyard
Perth Amboy
Middlesex County
New Jersey, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Rich H.
Record added: Nov 17, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6935257
Thomas Mundy Peterson
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Thomas Mundy Peterson
Added by: Rich H.
 
Thomas Mundy Peterson
Added by: Rich H.
 
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Happy Anniversary of the Historic Vote !Happy "Thomas Mundy Peterson Day" (in NJ), I will try to visit your gravesite the next time I go to Perth Amboy.
- Linda
 Added: Mar. 31, 2016

- poddop
 Added: Nov. 6, 2015

- R I P
 Added: Oct. 6, 2015
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