Ann Barnet Peters

Brief Life History of Ann Barnet

When Ann Barnet Peters was born about 1796, in Ontario, Canada, her father, John Peters IV, was 35 and her mother, Mary Ann Rogers, was 29.

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John Peters IV
Mary Ann Rogers
Mary Ann Peters
James Samuel Rogers Peters
Ann Barnet Peters
Mary Peters
John Peters
Margaret McGregore Peters
David McGregor Rogers Peters

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    World Events (3)

    1867 · Ontario Founded

    On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.


    British Columbia joins the confederation.

    1883 · Mining Boom

    In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.

    Name Meaning

    English, Scottish, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Peter . This surname (mainly of German origin) is also found in Sweden, Denmark, France (Alsace and Lorraine), and some other European countries. In North America it has absorbed various cognates and their derivatives from other languages, such as Albanian Pjetraj and Pjetrushi, patronymics from the personal name Pjetër ‘Peter’ and its pet form Pjetrush; see also below and also examples at Peterson .

    Irish: Anglicized form (translation) of Gaelic Mac Pheadair ‘son of Peter’.

    Americanized form of Dutch and North German Pieters .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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