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Family of William Peters and Charlotte Hain[e]s

William PETERS (son of Thomas PETERS and Susannah [PALMER]) was born abt 1772 in British Colonial America (probably New York). He died 4 January 1836 in Woodstock, Carleton County, New Brunswick. Where he was buried is unknown.

William PETERS married Charlotte HAIN[E]S 1 June 1791 in Gagetown, Queens County, New Brunswick.

Charlotte HAIN[E]S (possibly the dau. of John HAINS and Sarah HAIGHT) was born abt 1773 in British Colonial America (probably New York). She died 5 February 1851 in Kingston, Kings County, New Brunswick and was buried in the St. John's Anglican Church Cemetery, Gagetown, Queens County, New Brunswick.

William PETERS and Charlotte HAIN[E]S had the following children:

  1. Sarah PETERS (abt 1792 - 1860)
  2. Millicent PETERS (abt 1794 - abt 1861)
  3. Samuel Leonard PETERS (abt 1796 - 1857)
  4. Susan Ann Hunt PETERS (abt 1798 - 1876)
  5. Carleton PETERS (abt 1799 - 1856)
  6. Charlotte Mary PETERS (abt 1801 - 1879)
  7. Thomas William PETERS (abt 1803 - 1880)
  8. Frances Elizabeth PETERS (abt 1805 - 1869)
  9. John Haines PETERS was born abt 1807 in Queens County, New Brunswick. He drowned 9 August 1828 attempting to save another man's life. He was not married.
  10. Elizabeth Abigail PETERS (abt 1809 - 1871)
  11. Margaret Ann PETERS (abt 1811 - 1887)
  12. Isabel PETERS (1813 - 1886)
  13. James Wellington PETERS (1816 - 1898)
  14. Phoebe Augusta Powell PETERS (1818 - 1894)
  15. Caroline Augusta Wilmot PETERS (1823 - 1890)

Baptisms for all children can be found in the records of St. John Anglican Church, Gagetown, Queens County, New Brunswick. Lengthy obituary of John H. Peters in the Royal Gazette 12 August 1828 tells the full story of his death. Obituary of William Peters in the Royal Gazette 13 January 1836 and New Brunswick Courier 16 January 1836. Obituary of Charlotte Peters in the St. John Morning News 7 February 1851 and New Brunswick Courier 8 February 1851. William Peters supposedly made a will 27 July 1832, and copies reproduced on a typewriter have been found in other researchers' material, but the location of the original has not yet been determined.

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