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John Punnett Peters Sr.

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John Punnett Peters Sr.

Birth
New York County, New York, USA
Death
10 Nov 1921 (aged 68)
Manhattan, New York County, New York, USA
Burial
East Elmhurst, Queens County, New York, USA Add to Map
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Yale University: Class of 1873

Noted scholar of Hebrew.

Writer

Archaeologist: He discovered the site of Nippur, and began its excavation.

As Professor of Hebrew, he led the first University of Pennsylvania archaeological expedition to Babylonia.

Source of burial information: "New York Times", November 13, 1921 - Page 22

Article on his death & career: "New York Times", November 11, 1921 - Page 11

For those who would like detailed information on his life, and on his parents & wife, he has an excellent entry on Pages 370 to 376 of the "Obituary Record of Yale Graduates: 1921 - 1922".
Yale University: Class of 1873

Noted scholar of Hebrew.

Writer

Archaeologist: He discovered the site of Nippur, and began its excavation.

As Professor of Hebrew, he led the first University of Pennsylvania archaeological expedition to Babylonia.

Source of burial information: "New York Times", November 13, 1921 - Page 22

Article on his death & career: "New York Times", November 11, 1921 - Page 11

For those who would like detailed information on his life, and on his parents & wife, he has an excellent entry on Pages 370 to 376 of the "Obituary Record of Yale Graduates: 1921 - 1922".


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  • Added: Mar 1, 2008
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/24986522/john_punnett-peters: accessed ), memorial page for John Punnett Peters Sr. (16 Dec 1852–10 Nov 1921), Find a Grave Memorial ID 24986522, citing Saint Michael's Cemetery, East Elmhurst, Queens County, New York, USA; Maintained by NWO (contributor 46583762).