One of the foremost contractors for concrete work in Utica is Nicholas D. Peters, whose office and yards
are located at 23 Kossuth avenue. He was born in Italy, on the 1st of November, 1877, and is a son of S. D. and
Sarah (Barrella) Peters, who came to Utica in 1883 and have ever since continued to reside here. Mrs. Peters was
a daughter of Andreas Barrella, who for some years was a resident of Utica. The other children born unto Senatro
D. and Sarah Peters are as follows: Frank, Andrew and Peter, all of whom are members of the firm of N. D. Peters
& Company; and Mary, who is still at home.
The education of Nicholas D. Peters was acquired in Utica, where he has resided during the greater part of his
life After finishing his schooling he became identified with his present line of work in which he has met with
such notable success. He has been awarded some of the best contracts for concrete work in the city and is recognized
as one of the best as well as most reliable men in his line. At his yards he carries a large line of building material,
Boonville sand, Portland cement, etc. He has constructed many concrete buildings and foundations for factories
in addition to which he has laid over fifty miles of sidewalk in Utica..
Mr. Peters mairied Missy Isabel Condon and to them have been born the following children: Francis, whose birth
occurred in 1900; Marguerite, who was born in 1902; Charles, born in 1904; and Donald, whose birth occurred in
The family attend Mount Carmel Roman Catholic church, of which Mr. and Mrs. Peters are communicants and they reside
at 37 Kossuth avenue. Mr. Peters is a member of the Utica Chamber of Commerce and the Loyal Order of Moose, while
his political support he accords to the candidates of the democratic party. Endowed with unusual business acumen
and progressive ideas Mr. Peters is making rapid .progress in the development of his enterprises which are now
well established portending a most promising future.
History of Oneida County, New York
From 1700 to the present time
of some of its prominent men and pioneers.
By: Henry J. Cookinham
The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company
Oneida County, NY
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