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Peter Corrigal

Birthplace: Orkney Islands, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Saint Andrews, Division No. 13, Manitoba, Canada
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Husband of Christianna Corrigal
Father of James Corrigal

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About Peter Corrigal

NAME: CORRIGAL, PETER PARISH: Orphir, Orkney ENTERED SERVICE: 1797 DATES: 1782 [CORRIGLE] Islands d. Oct.10,1866 Appointments & Service Outfit Year*: Position: Post: District: HBCA Reference:

  • An Outfit year ran from 1 June to 31 May

1797-1802 Labourer/Canoeman [York Factory] A.16/34/fo.2 1802-1803 Labourer/Canoeman [Cumberland House] A.16/34/fo.2 1803-1804 Labourer/Canoeman [Edmonton House] A.16/34/fo.2 1804-1805 Labourer/Canoeman, working the route between Cumberland and Edmonton House A.16/34/fo.2 1805-1811 Canoeman/Middleman [York Factory] A.16/34/fo.2; A.16/35/fo.2; A.32/14/fo.51 1811 Canoeman Saskatchewan A.30/11 1812-1814 Bowsman Saskatchewan A.30/12-13 1814-1815+ Bowsman Edmonton Saskatchewan A. 30/14 1819-1823 “Scotch Settler” Red River Settlement A.16/27/fo.36; A.16/37/fo.106 June 1, 1824 Retired Red River Settlement B.239/g/64/fo.58 1825-1830 Colonist Red River Settlement B.239/g/65-69 + Ledger accounts for 1811-1819 in A.16/14, fo, 13 and A.16/15, fo. 11 In "Saskatchewan Department Servants List", 1815-1816, Peter Corrigal is described as "5 9½" Stout [stocky]" ARCHIVES WINNIPEG and as "An Obedient Good Servant" B.60/f/1, fo. 2 Peter Corrigal appears in the Red River Census of 1832-33; 1838; 1843 (age 61) and 1840 and 1849. Wife: (1) Christianna Indian (2) Margaret Indian There are numerous discrepancies in genealogical information gathered in Gail Morin’s Metis Families: A Genealogical Compendium (pp.#228-229) and the papers of Warren Sinclair (E.235/111/fo.763-768). However, according to the Anglican Parish Records held in the Provincial Archives of Manitoba (PAM), Peter Corrigal married Christy, an Indian woman (born ca. 1751), on June 5, 1823 (St. John’s Marriages, 1820-1855; #62). Their son, James Corrigal, was baptised along with Christy on that day as well (St. John’s Baptisms; #268). Christy Corrigal lived to be 100 years old and was buried in St. Andrews, MB on Oct.8, 1851). Peter Corrigal lived to be 84 years old and died in St. Andrews, MB on Oct.10, 1866 (St. Andrews Burials; #731) Corrigal, Peter (1782-1866) (fl.1797-1830) CI 01/08 Rev. AM 02/05

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Peter Corrigal's Timeline

Orkney Islands, Scotland, United Kingdom
Age 13
Orkney Islands
June 5, 1823
Age 41
Winnipeg, Division No. 11, Manitoba, Canada
October 10, 1866
Age 84
October 1866
Age 84
Saint Andrews, Division No. 13, Manitoba, Canada