Joseph Peters

1841–
Oso, Frontenac, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Peters was born in 1841, in Oso, Frontenac, Ontario, Canada, his father, William Watchman Peters, was 21 and his mother, Jane, was 21.

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Family Time Line

William Watchman Peters
1820–1872
Jane
1820–1850
Joseph Peters
1841–
Rachael Peters
1842–1914
Benjamin Peters
1843–
Anjou Peters
1847–
Amelia Peters
1849–

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World Events (3)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 26

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.
1869

Age 28

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1871

Age 30

British Columbia joins the confederation.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Peter .2 Irish: Anglicized form (translation) of Gaelic Mac Pheadair ‘son of Peter ’.3 Americanized form of cognate surnames in other languages, for example Dutch and North German Pieters.

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

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