Peter Wadman

10 January 1841–29 December 1869 (Age 28)
Augustine Cove, Prince, Prince Edward Island, Canada

The Life of Peter

When Peter Wadman was born on 10 January 1841, in Augustine Cove, Prince, Prince Edward Island, Canada, his father, James W. Wadman, was 32 and his mother, Margaret Howatt, was 32. He married Priscilla Newsome on 26 January 1864, in Prince Edward Island, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died on 29 December 1869, in his hometown, at the age of 28.

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Family Time Line

Peter Wadman
1841–1869
Priscilla Newsome
1839–1922
Marriage: 26 January 1864
Susanna Eliza Wadman
1865–1953
Eva Priscilla Wadman
1870–1921

Spouse and Children

    Male1841–1869Male

    Priscilla Newsome

    Female1839–1922Female

MARRIAGE
26 January 1864
Prince Edward Island, Canada
children

(2)

    Female1865–1953Female

    Eva Priscilla Wadman

    Female1870–1921Female

Parents and Siblings

    James W. Wadman

    Male1808–1891Male

    Margaret Howatt

    Female1808–1899Female

siblings

(4)

World Events (1)

1869

Age 28

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Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a gatherer or seller of woad, from an agent derivative of Middle English wade ‘woad’ (Old English wād). This plant produces a blue dye, which was widely used in the Middle Ages.

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

Sources (3)

  • Peter Wadman, "Prince Edward Island Marriage Registers, 1832-1888"
  • Peter Wadman, "Prince Edward Island Baptism Card Index, 1721-1885"
  • Peter Wadman, "Prince Edward Island Death Card Index, 1721-1905"

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