Person:Peter Shaver (6)

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Peter Shaver
 
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Name Peter Shaver
Gender Male
Birth[1] 22 FEB 1803 Williamsburg, Dundas, Ontario, Canada
Christening[1] 06 MAR 1803 Williamsburg, Dundas, Ontario, Canada
Marriage 20 JAN 1822 Williamsburg, Dundas, Ontario, Canadato Nancy Maria Schwerdfeger
Census[4] 1851 Winchester, Dundas, Ontario, Canada
Census[2] 1861 Winchester, Dundas, Ontario, Canada
Census[3] 1871 Winchester, Dundas, Ontario, Canada

BAPTISM: St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Williamsburgh, Dundas Co., Ontario Canada.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

RESIDENCE: Morewood, Winchester Twp., Dundas Co., Ontario Canada.

REAL ESTATE: Peter Shaver received a land grant as son of a U.E.L. by O.C., 12 May 1830. He inherited from his father the E 1/2 of the W 1/2 of lot 28, Concession 1, Williamsburgh Twp. He sold part of this piece of land in 1826 to Henry Weegar I (instrument no. 483) and the rest in 1830 (instrument no 380) to Richard L. Whitney.

CENSUS: In the 1852 and 1861 census he is recorded as a farmer in T-Winchester on Lot 15, Concession 15; in 1881 in the same Concession but on Lot 17. In the 1852 Winchester census he lives in a shanty, and belongs to the Presbyterian Church. In the following years the census of Winchester marked him as Lutheran. In the 1852 Winchester census Peter Shaver's wife is marked as "Jane", later always "Mary".

DEATH: Died after the 1891 census.

Peter married Nancy Maria SCHWERDFEGER on 20 Jan 1822 in Williamsburg, Dundas, Ontario, Canada. Nancy was born on 19 Dec 1803 in Williamsburgh, Dundas Co., Ontario, Canada and was christened on 22 Jan 1804 in Williamsburgh, Dundas Co., Ontario, Canada. She died after 1891.

BAPTISM: St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Williamsburgh, Dundas Co., Ontario Canada.

DEATH: Died after the 1891 census.

References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Fort Klock Historic Restoration & Indian Castle Church.

    Descendants of Johannes A. SHAVER
    Modified Register for Johannes A. SHAVER
    First Generation
    http://threerivershms.com/schaefferloyalistc.htm

  2. Canada. 1861 Census of Canada. (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada).

    https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/census/1861/Pages/item.aspx?itemid=1024599
    "Ontario Census, 1861," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MQQF-5GN : 9 March 2018), Peter Shaver, Winchester, Dundas, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 66, line 37; Library and Archives Canada film number C-1015, Public Archives, Toronto; FHL microfilm 349,255.

  3. Canada. 1871 Census of Canada. (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada).

    https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/census/1871/Pages/item.aspx?itemid=3217223
    "Canada Census, 1871," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M4QM-7X9 : 24 October 2018), Peter Shaver, Winchester, Stormont Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada; citing 1871; citing National Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.

  4. United Province of Canada. 1851 Census of Canada. (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada).

    https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/census/1861/Pages/item.aspx?itemid=1024599
    "Canada Census, 1851," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWR1-RLR : 3 August 2016), Peter Shaver, Winchester, Dundas County, Canada West (Ontario), Canada; citing p. 41, line 24; Library and Archives Canada film number C_11717, Public Archives, Ontario.