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Family of Samuel Peters and Sarah Cowperthwaite
Samuel PETERS (son of Thomas PETERS and Susannah [PALMER]) was born abt 1786 probably in New Brunswick. He died 28 December 1867 in York County, New Brunswick and is buried in Nashwaak Village Cemetery, York County, New Brunswick.

Samuel PETERS married Sarah [M.] COWPERTHWAITE 27 March 1816 in Maugerville, Sunbury County, New Brunswick.

Sarah [M.] COWPERTHWAITE (dau. of [Reuben] COWPERTHWAITE and Ph[o]ebe [UNKNOWN]) was born abt 1798 probably in New Brunswick. She died [7 or 17] October 1881 in York County, New Brunswick and is buried in Nashwaak Village Cemetery, York County, New Brunswick.

Samuel PETERS and Sarah [M.] COWPERTHWAITE had the following children:

  1. Anne Augusta PETERS (abt 1818 - 1848)
  2. Elizabeth Wilmot PETERS (abt 1822 - abt 1903)
  3. Susan Phebe PETERS (abt 1824 - 1892)
  4. Sarah M. PETERS (abt 1827 - aft 1881)
  5. George S. PETERS (abt 1831 - 1906)

Both Samuel Peters and his wife Sarah made wills which name their children living at the time and several grandchildren. This family can be found in the 1851, 1861, 1871, and 1881 York County, New Brunswick census.

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