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Loyalist Directory: Peter Etter

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Surname : Etter
Given name : Peter
Rank :  
Where Resettled : Halifax NS 1776
Status as Loyalist : Proven
Source : Claim of Peter Etter Sr (Bureau of Archives pg 686)
Notes (Expunged, Suspended, Reinstated) :  
Regiment : Defence Force at Boston
Enlistment Date :  
Date & Place of Birth : 1715 Riggisberg, Switzerland
Settled before war : Pennsylvania, then Braintree Mass
Date & Place of Death : 28 June 1794, Halifax NS
Place of Burial : St. Paul's Burying Ground, Halifax, NS
Wife Name : Margaret Rosina ? (d. 20 May 1754, Braintree, Mass - buried Old Braintree Cemetery) Second wife Elizabeth Vesey
Children : Children with Margaret:
- John
-Elizabeth
- Peter
- Franklin
- Daniel.

Children with Elizabeth:
- Benjamin
- Elizabeth
- Annie Sophia
- Benjamin
- Sarah
Biography :  
Proven Descendants : Francis, Dorothy E, Manitoba Brandh, MC 9332-02 on 7 Jan 2002;
Toronto 1983.08.30
Military Info :  
Loyalist Genealogy : 1) Peter ETTER

2) Franklin Germanus ETTER (b.1752 Braintree, Mass - d. 28 Sept 1828 Chester, NS buried Presbyterian Burying Ground, Chester) m. 28 Feb 1775 at Christchurch, Mass to Elizabeth CLEVERLEY (b 31 Mar 1755 Norfolk, Mass), children were Susanna, Sarah m. George Corkum, Elizabeth, Marth m. Jonathan Corkum, Annabella m. George Millet, Jane Thomson, Joseph Cleverley, Daniel m. Mary Corkum, Elizabeth Margaret, Margaret Martin

3) Margaret Martin ETTER (b. 19 Dec 1792 Chester NS) m. 17 Oct 1816 at Chester NS to Henry MORGAN, children were James, Joseph Cleverley, Margaret Smith m. ? Barkhouse, John, Mary, George Franklin, Martha, Amos Frederick, Henry James

4) Mary MORGAN (b 06 Dec 1818 Peggy's Cove NS - d 1904) m. 19 Dec 1844 Halifax NS to Charles HILSHEA (18 dec 1822 Chester NS - 1877 Chester NS) children were Will m. Mary Jane Corkum, Chalres m. Juliana Zwicker, George m. Sarah Morash, Alexander, Mary, Henry, Adolphus, Samuel m. Sarah Nadar, Anna Margaret

5) Anna Margaret HILSHEA (b 01 April 1857 Chester NS - d. 23 Oct 1934 Alberta) m 1] 16 April 1870 Henry FREDA 2] 10 Aug 1894 Beauchamp Hammett (b 06 May 1839 Kingsbridge, Devon, England - d Sept 1904, Lunenberg, NS) children were Walter Lesley m. 1] Violet Handley 2] M. Weare, Edgar St. Croix

6) Edgar St. Croix Hammett (08 Aug 1896 St. Croix River on father's ship - d. 19 Jan 1964 Winnipeg MB) m. 19 April 1921 East Kildonan MB to Muriel Gladys BRAZIER (b 06 Jan 1899 Winnipeg MB - d 15 July 1994 Winnipeg MB 7) Private
Family History : Ancestors of Peter ETTER are: Johannes ETTER (b 1680 Kerzers, Switzerland - d. abt 1749 America) m. 1708-1712 Anna Sigrist (died abt 1749 America) children were Daniel, Peter, Gerhard, Johannes Jr. m. Angela (Engeld) Stohler
Family Genealogy :  
Other Info : contributed on behalf of Dorothy E. Francis by Alice Walchuk, Manitoba Branch Genealogist walchuks@wdrytel.net
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