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Ludrick Cyrus "Lewis" Peters
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Birth: Aug. 26, 1860
Fairfield County
Ohio, USA
Death: May 17, 1884
Macon County
Illinois, USA

Lewis Peters, aged twenty four years, died at his residence, No. 629 Conditt street, last evening, at eight o'clock, from the effects of lock-jaw. About the first of May Mr. Peters had one of his feet mashed by a Wabash switch engine, he being employed in the yard as a switchman. The surgeons desired to amputate the injured foot at the time, but the operation was dreaded by the unfortunate young man, and he concluded to forego the ordeal in the hope that he would recover from the effects of his injury. A couple of days ago, lockjaw set in, and it became apparent to the attending physician, and his friends that he could not survive the attach. He lingered until eight o'clock last evening, when he expired. The deceased was born August 28, 1860, at Lockville, Ohio, and since residing in this city he has become quite well known and highly esteemed by all his acquaintances. On the tenth of last March he was married to Miss Luella Hanks, who now survives him. He was a member of the Alert Hook and Ladder company, and the members of the fire department will attend the funeral this afternoon. The funeral takes place at 2 o'clock from his late residence, and the services will be conducted by Rev. A. W. Walters of the English Lutheran Church.
The Review (Decatur, Illinois), Saturday, May 17, 1884, pg2

The funeral of Lewis Peters took place from his late residence, on Sunday afternoon, and was very largely attended. Rev. A. W. Walters conducted the services, and the remains were interred in Greenwood Cemetery.
The Review (Decatur, Illinois), Tuesday, May 20, 1884, pg3 
Family links: 
  Andrew Peters (1835 - 1899)
  Emma R. Borchers Peters (1841 - 1922)
  Mary Louellen Hanks Bradshaw (1865 - 1935)*
  Louie Cyrus Peters (1884 - 1970)*
  Ludrick Cyrus Peters (1860 - 1884)
  George Edmund Peters (1866 - 1895)*
  Clara Augusta Peters Yantis (1873 - 1924)*
  Jesse B Peters (1874 - 1954)*
  David Martin Peters (1880 - 1947)*
*Calculated relationship
Greenwood Cemetery
Macon County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Donna Kemp & Teri Libell
Record added: Feb 04, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47588044
Ludrick Cyrus Lewis Peters
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Rest in peace.
- Barb Chandler
 Added: Feb. 26, 2013

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