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William Peter

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Son of Thomas Peter, merchant and Janet Frew
Husband of Margaret Dewar
Father of Martha Peter
Brother of Thomas Peter, merchant; Matthew Peter, primus; John Peter; Agnes Peter; Matthew Peter, secundus and 2 others

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About William Peter


is the son of Thomas Peter (Otherwise Thomas Peters), and his wife, Janet Frew. He was born before 6 August 1732, the date upon which his baptism was registered at Glasgow in Lanarkshire, Scotland. His baptismal record reads as follows: "Thomas Peters & Janet Frew a lawfull son William witt: John & David Peters" The witnesses may be cousins of Thomas Peter, the child's father, that is John Peter and David Peter, sons of John Peter and Beatrix Peter [Registrar General for Scotland, New Register House, Edinburgh, Glasgow Baptisms, 1728-39, reference OPR.644/11].


William Peter married Margaret Dewar.The request for marriage proclamation was booked at Glasgow in Lanarkshire, Scotland, on 11 January 1756 [Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910, index, FamilySearch]


William Peter, and his wife, Margaret Dewar, had a daughter named Martha Peter (Otherwise Martha Peters), who was born on 18 July 1756 [Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950, index, FamilySearch]



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William Peter's Timeline

August 6, 1732
August 6, 1732
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
July 18, 1756
Age 23
probably at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland