Peter Erasmus, Jr.

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Peter Erasmus, Jr.

Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of Peter Erasmus, Sr. and Catherine Budd Erasmus
Husband of Caroline Erasmus; Charlotte Erasmus and Marguerite Erasmus
Father of William Erasmus; Eliza Erasmus; James G.B. Erasmus; John Peter Erasmus; Robert Erasmus and 4 others
Brother of Sophia Desmarais; Henry Erasmus; Catherine Erasmus; William Erasmus; Mary Anne Petersen and 1 other

Occupation: translator
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About Peter Erasmus, Jr.

Peter Erasmus was a Metis traveller, guide, buffalo hunter, translator, farmer, Indian Agent, and mission worker. He was born in 1833, and died in 1931. Erasmus was instrumental as the translator at the Treaty Six negotiations, and witnessed the change from buffalo hunting, to settlements and Reserves.

File Title: Erasmus, Peter - Concerning his claim as a head of family - Address, Edmonton - Born, June 27, 1833 at Winnipeg - Father, Peter Erasmus, (deceased, Dane) - Mother, Catherine Budd, (Métis) - Married, 1860 at Edmonton to Caroline Bruno and 1865 at White Fish Lake to Charlotte Jackson, 1882 at White Fish Lake to Peggy Stanley - Children living, seven (names on declaration) - Children deceased, two - Scrip for $160 - Claim 1130 Finding Aid number: 15-20

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Peter Erasmus, Jr.'s Timeline

Age 30
Whitefish Lake
April 1867
Age 34
Whitefish Lake
August 7, 1868
Age 35
Whitefish Lake
Age 36
Whitefish Lake
August 13, 1872
Age 39
July 26, 1874
Age 41
Whitefish Lake
Age 43
Tramping Lake