Adelaide Mary <I>Peters</I> Foote

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Adelaide Mary Peters Foote

Birth
Woodstock, Oxford County Municipality, Ontario, Canada
Death 6 Aug 1948 (aged 90)
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA
Burial Austin Township, Sanilac County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 36034400 · View Source
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Adelaide Mary Peters was born 30 Mar 1858 in Canada to John and Mary L (Heric) Peter(s). It is unclear at this time where in Canada the Peter(s) family was living. According to the U.S. Census records, Adelaide immigrated with her family from Canada sometime between 1862-1866. There appears to be a Peter family living in White Rock, Huron Co., Michigan in 1860 with family name similar to our John Peter(s). It is unclear if it is the same family or not. The 1870 and 1880 U.S. Census lists Adelaide living with her father in Austin, Sanilac Co., Michigan. On the 27 October 1884 in Huron Co., Michigan Adelaide marries Henry Franklin Foote. In 1888, she became a naturalized citizen of the United States according to the Census records. Eight children were born to Henry and Adelaide: – Clayton Edward, Stanley John, Ona Mary, Franklin Henry, Gaston William, Jane Olive, Charlotte, and another child unnamed. Adelaide died on 6 August 1948 in Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan. She was buried on 9 August 1948 in Frieburg Catholic Cemetery, Ubly, Huron Co., Michigan. Adelaide won a car in a raffle. When asked what she intended to do now that she had a new car, she replied she was going to Jacksonville, Illinois to see her two sons (Gaston and Frank) and her grandchildren.

Adelaide Mary (Peters) Foote is my great grandmother.


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  • Created by: Janna (Johnson) Zachary
  • Added: 19 Apr 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 36034400
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Adelaide Mary Peters Foote (30 Mar 1858–6 Aug 1948), Find A Grave Memorial no. 36034400, citing Saint Joseph and Saint Ignatius Catholic Cemetery, Austin Township, Sanilac County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Janna (Johnson) Zachary (contributor 47115449) .