Posted By:Phyllis Gauss
Subject:Re: peters
Post Date:December 22, 2012 at 16:16:52
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This is the 1st marriage. 2nd wife? was Eliza M/Elizabeth . I could be wrong, but don't think they are one in the same.

groom's name: Joseph Jr Peters
groom's race: Native American
groom's age: 21 years
groom's birth date: 1893
groom's birthplace: Beaver Island
bride's name: Sophia Mitchell
bride's race: Native American
bride's age: 19 years
bride's birth date: 1895
bride's birthplace: Bay Shore, Michigan
marriage type:
marriage date: 14 Sep 1914
marriage place: Atlanta, Montmorency, Michigan
groom's father: Joseph Peters
groom's mother: Elizabeth Smith
bride's father: Enos Mitchell
bride's mother: Mary Simons
groom's marital status: single
groom's previous wife:
bride's marital status: single
bride's previous husband:

film number: 2342707
frame number:
digital folder number: 4209281
image number: 34
reference number: v 5 p 60-188 rn 20

Dau Beatrice on 1920 census, is the same person 1930.

1940 Marquette Co MI
Elizabeth 32 MI; widow; last residence 1935 Luce Co MI
Viola 13
Lavera 12
Joseph 10
June 7
Elizabeth 5
Phyllis 2
Darlene 10/12
all Indian, all b MI
He may, or may not be dec'd, as many folks stated "widowed" to save face, so to speak.

WWI Draft Reg, Montmorency MI
Joe Peters, wood cutter; Indian
b 3-24-1893 Beaver Island
wife and child [Sophia/Beatrice]
tall/med build; br eyes/blk hair

They had dau Eliza who was b/d Jan 1918