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Peter Hare

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Mohawk River, Tryon, New York, USA
Death: April 06, 1834 (85)
Niagara FallsOntario, Canada
Place of Burial: Snure or Disciples of Christ Cemetery Niagara Regional MunicipalityOntario, Canada
Immediate Family:

Son of John Hare, Sr. and Mary or Margarita Hare
Husband of Elizabeth (Petree/Petrie) Hare; Catherine ( Greenwalt) Hare and Margaret Bowman
Father of Mary Hare; Catharine (Hare) Walker; Elizabeth Hare; John Hare; Peter Hare Jr. and 5 others
Brother of Captain John Hare, Jr.; William Hare; James Hare and Lieutenant Henry Hare, Lieutenant

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About Col Peter Hare

Colonel or Captain?

There were 10 companies in the Butler's Rangers and a Peter Hare was Captain of one of them. I wonder if this is the same P.H? There is also a Colonel Peter Hare listed somewhere. I wonder if this is the same guy? Looking... 

Peter Hare Information MILITARY: Peter was a Captain in Butler's Rangers , serving in the War of the Revolution. After the war Captain Hare moved to Lincoln County, Ontario with his wife. He is mentioned in the Companies of Loyalists Incorporated in the Corp of Rangers, thusly, "Company - Captain Hare - 52 men, 9 women, 10 boys, 14 girls, total: 85. LAND: Captain Peter Hare was granted land in the Niagara District, Lot 1, Con 1 Clinton and in 1784 he had cleared 25 acres.

FAMILY HISTORY: Vol. 5, Annals of the Forty: Captain Peter Hare was Paymaster in the Indian Department and that the Indians came in canoes every year for their pay and presents to the Jordan. He knew and was a great friend of Capt. Joseph Brant. Peter was married three times. His first wife was Elizabeth Petree, a French lady, whom he married in October 1777 in the Mohawk Valley. They had two children. Elizabeth died in 1785 and Peter married Catherine Greenwalt in 1787. After Catherine's death, Peter married Margaret Secord, widow of Solomon Secord. They had one daughter, Margaret. CEMETERY: Snure Cemetery, Jordan, Louth Twp., Lincoln Co., Ontario, there is erected a stone in memory of Col. Peter Hare. The inscription reads: "In memory of Peter Hare Senior, who was born May 11th 1748, and departed this life April 6th 1834, aged 85 years, 11 months." Margaret is buried in Homer, Niagara Twp, Lincoln Co., Ontario

Children of Peter and Elizabeth are: 8. Mary Hare b. 18 Jan 1779 Montgomery Co., NY d. Mar 1849 Grantham, Lincoln Co., Ontario m. 6 May 1798, Robert Brown. 8. Catherine Hare b. 24 Feb 1781 Montgomery Co., NY d.abt.1812 Grimsby Twp., Lincoln Co., Ontario m.abt.1799 Grimsby Twp., Lincoln Co., Ontario, Isaac Walker b.1776 Orange Co., NC d.1812 Grimsby Twp., Lincoln Co., Ontario

MILITARY: Isaac Walker served as a private with the 4th Lincoln Regiment, in the War of 1812 and died of disease. It is was not recorded who Isaac's wide was on the list of those to receive pensions, those listed were the orphan children of Isaac Walker, which would indicate that his wife died before his pension (20 pounds) was applied for.

NOTE: For more information on this Branch see page 7. Children of Peter and Catherine are: 8. Elizabeth Hare b.1788 Clinton Twp., Lincoln Co., Ontario d.1817 m., Thomas Bradt. 8. Annie Hare b.1790 Clinton Twp., Lincoln Co., Ontario d. Burford, Brant Co., Ontario m., John Bradt. CEMETERY: Holy Trinity Church, Burford, Brant Co., Ontario.

Children are: 7. Cynthia Bradt. 8. John Hare b. 9 Nov 1792 Jordan, Louth Twp., Lincoln Co., Ontario. 8. Peter Hare Jr b. 13 Feb 1794 Jordan, Louth Twp., Lincoln Co., Ontario d.1856 Lincoln Co., Ontario 1st m., Magdalena Secord b. 3 Mar 1794 Lincoln Co., Ontario d. 15 June 1846 Lincoln Co., Ontario. Peter 2nd m.1847 Lincoln Co., Ontario, Jane Marlatt McGaw b.1808 d.1856 Lincoln Co., Ontario. Jane 1st m.18 Dec 1826, Patrick McGaw

FAMILY HISTORY: The history of the Hare family was secured from the Late Mrs. Donald Clark (Maud Hare).

MILITARY: Captain in the 4th. Lincoln Regiment receiving his commission 19 Apr 1822. He married Magdalena Secord, she was born 3 Mar 1794, died 15 June 1846. In 1847 Peter married Jane Marlatt McGaw, widow. They both died in 1856. Peter is buried at Jordan, Jane in the Baptist churchyard, Beamsville in the McGaw lot.

CEMETERY: Many of this family are buried in Jordan, Louth Twp., Lincoln Co., Ontario. Children of Peter and Magdalena are: 7. Peter Hare b. 17 Mar 1814 Jordan, Louth Twp., Lincoln Co., Ontario d. 7 Mar 1853 Jordan, Louth Twp., Lincoln Co., Ontario.

NOTE: Never married. 7. Edwin Hare b.1815 Jordan, Louth Twp., Lincoln Co., Ontario d.1853 Jordan, Louth Twp., Lincoln Co., Ontario. 7. Margaret Hare b.1817 Jordan, Louth Twp., Lincoln Co., Ontario d.1915 Grimsby Twp., Lincoln Co., Ontario. NOTE: Lived with her brother Walter in Grimsby. CEMETERY: St. Andrew's Churchyard, Grimsby Twp., Lincoln Co., Ontario. 7. Richard Hare b. 4 Aug 1819 Jordan, Louth Twp., Lincoln Co., Ontario m. 29 Dec 1840, Mary Claus b.abt.1822 Lincoln Co., Ontario. 7. George S. Hare b. 29 July 1821 Jordan, Louth Twp., Lincoln Co., Ontario d. 30 Oct 1849 Jordan, Louth Twp., Lincoln Co., Ontario m.abt.1846 Lincoln Co., Ontario, Mary McGaw b.abt.1826 Lincoln Co., Ontario. 7. William R. Hare b. 21 Dec 1823 Jordan, Louth Twp., Lincoln Co., Ontario d. 15 Aug 1861 Jordan, Louth Twp., Lincoln Co., Ontario m., Sarah Shaw b. Queenston, Niagara Twp., Lincoln Co., Ontario. 7. James E. Hare b. 9 Aug 1826 Jordan, Louth Twp., Lincoln Co., Ontario d. 6 May 1853 Australia. 7. Alexander Hare b. 2 Nov 1828 Jordan, Louth Twp., Lincoln Co., Ontario d. 17 June 1848 Jordan, Louth Twp., Lincoln Co., Ontario. 7. Barney Hare b. 4 Apr 1833 Jordan, Louth Twp., Lincoln Co., Ontario d. 8 Apr 1905 Jordan, Louth Twp., Lincoln Co., Ontario m.abt.1868 Lincoln Co., Ontario, Isabella Tufford b.abt.1838 Lincoln Co., Ontario. NOTE: Barney lived on the original Lot granted to Col. Peter Hare Sr. 7. Walter V. Hare b. 22 Jun 1836 Jordan, Louth Twp., Lincoln Co., Ontario d. 1 Jan 1897 Grimsby Twp., Lincoln Co., Ontario m.abt.1861 Lincoln Co., Ontario, Olivia Walker b.abt.1841 Lincoln Co., Ontario.

Parents: Isaac Walker and (unknown).

Children are: 6. Maude Hare b.abt.1862 Lincoln Co., Ontario m., Donald Clark, Dr.

CEMETERY: St. Andrew's Churchyard, Grimsby Twp., Lincoln Co., Ontario. 8. William Hare b. 12 Apr 1796 Jordan, Louth Twp., Lincoln Co., Ontario. 8. Deborah Hare b. 12 Sep 1797 Jordan, Louth Twp., Lincoln Co., Ontario. 8. James Hare b. 26 Jun 1801 Jordan, Louth Twp., Lincoln Co., Ontario d.1880 Jordan, Louth Twp., Lincoln Co., Ontario m., Rachel Patterson. Parents: James Patterson and Christina (unknown). Child of Peter and Margaret is: 8. Margaret Hare b. 20 Jun 1812 Jordan, Louth Twp., Lincoln Co., Ontario d.1870 Clinton Twp., Lincoln Co., Ontario m. 11 May 1836 Clinton Twp., Lincoln Co., Ontario, Robert Henry. Parents: John Butler Henry and Ann Walker. CEMETERY: St. Andrew's Churchyard, Grimsby Twp., Lincoln Co., Ontario. NOTE: For more information on this Branch, see page 11.

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Peter was commissioned as a Captain in Butler's Rangers on 8 Feb 1779.

Snure Cemetery is in the Town Of Lincoln near Jordan, Ontario.

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Parents:
 John Hare (1710 - ____)
Children:
 Catharine Hare Walker (1781 - 1812)*
 Peter Hare (1794 - 1856)*
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Burial: Snure or Disciples of Christ Cemetery Niagara Regional Municipality Ontario, Canada

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=94789519

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Col Peter Hare's Timeline

1748
May 11, 1748
Mohawk River, Tryon, New York, USA
1779
January 18, 1779
Montgomery, New York, USA
1781
February 24, 1781
Montgomery, Orange, New York, United States
1785
1785
Age 28
Clinton Twp, Lincoln, Upper Canada/Ontario, Canada
1788
1788
Louth, Lincoln, Upper Canada/Ontario, Canada