William Peter Hallett

about 1810–27 December 1873 (Age 63)
Vermilion, Vermilion River County No. 24, Alberta, Canada

The Life Summary of William Peter

William Peter Hallett was born about 1810, in Vermilion, Vermilion River County No. 24, Alberta, Canada as the son of Henry Hallett Sr. and Catherine Dansee. He married Suzette Lunes in 1835, in Red River, Manitoba, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Pembina, Dakota Territory, United States in 1860 and Manitoba, Canada in 1870. He died on 27 December 1873, in St. James, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, at the age of 63, and was buried in Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Canada.

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Family Time Line

William Peter Hallett
Maria Pruden
Marriage: 6 September 1841
Isabella Hallett
Catherine Hallet
Joseph Hallett
Anthony Hallett
John Henry Hallett
Maria P Hallett
Joseph Hallett

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 September 1841St. Andrews, Manitoba, Canada
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    Age 15
    Historical Boundaries: 1825: Adams, Illinois, United States
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 20
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly Somerset and Dorset): variant of Allatt, itself a variant of Allard , with prosthetic H-.

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

    Possible Related Names


    Story Highlight

    Chief scout and leader of the 49th rangers

    William Peter Hallett, (1811-1873): Chief Scout and Leader of the “49 th Rangers” William Peter Hallett was born about 1811 at Fort Vermilion, Alberta, the son of Henry Hal-lett and Catherine Ten …

    Sources (4)

    • William Hallett, "Canada, Manitoba Census Indexes, 1831-1870"
    • William Hallett, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Legacy NFS Source: William Peter Hallett - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: William Peter Hallett

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