About John Peter
JOHN PETER (OTHERWISE JOHN PETERS)
is the youngest child and evidently the only son of the deceased John Peter, merchant in Glasgow, and his wife, Jean Johns, He was born before 7 March 1701, the date upon which his baptism was registered at Glasgow. He was probably born in Glasgow [Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950, index, FamilySearch] https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XYSK-16F
Grandson of Thomas Peter of Crossbasket and Cardarroch
The baptismal record of John Peter (Otherwise John Peters) 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].