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John Peter, merchant

Birthdate:
Birthplace: probably at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland (United Kingdom)
Death: before March 07, 1701
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Peter of Crossbasket and Janet Cordiner
Husband of Jean Johnes
Father of Jonet Peter; Elizabeth Peter and John Peter
Brother of Jonat Peter; Thomas Peter; Christian Peter; Walter Peter, merchant; Mary Peter and 1 other

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About John Peter, merchant

JOHN PETER

Merchant in Glasgow

John Peter is the second son of Thomas Peter of Crossbasket and his wife Jonat Cordiner. He was born before 25 December 1673, the date upon which his baptism was registered at High Church parish in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Glasgow High Church Baptisms His baptismal record reads as follows: "Tho. Peter & Jont Cordoner a l. sone Jo. Witnesss Jo. Cordoner & Henrie Lochhead" [Registrar General for Scotland, New Register House, Edinburgh, Glasgow Baptisms, 1670-88, reference OPR.644/6]. John Peter was very likely named after his maternal grandfather, John Cordiner, merchant, burgess, and guild brother of Glasgow. It seems likely too, that his maternal grandfather was the principal sponsor (godfather) for his baptism.

Death

John Peter, merchant in Glasgow, died before 7 March 1701, the date upon which the baptism of his youngest child and only son, John Peter, was registered at Glasgow. The baptismal record of John junior reads as follows: "The deceast John Peters merchand in Glasgow and Jean Johns a lawful son. John. Sponsor Thomas Peters grand: father Wit: Simon Baird & Walter Peters" [Registrar General for Scotland, New Register House, Edinburgh, Glasgow Baptisms, 1699-1707, reference OPR.644/8].

Marriage

John Peter married Jean Johns. The request for marriage proclamation was booked at Glasgow on 19 August 1697 Glasgow Marriage Records

Children

  1. Jonet Peter
  2. Elizabeth Peter
  3. John Peter
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John Peter, merchant's Timeline

1673
December 25, 1673
probably at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland (United Kingdom)
December 25, 1673
High Church, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland (United Kingdom)
1698
June 7, 1698
1699
November 16, 1699
probably at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland (United Kingdom)
1701
March 7, 1701
probably Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland (United Kingdom)
March 7, 1701
Age 27