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Janie Riley is an avid genealogist with a habit of stumbling on to dead bodies. She and her husband head to Salt Lake City Utah to research Janie's elusive 4th great-grandmother. But her search into the past leads her to a dark secret. Can she solve the mysteries of the past and the present before disaster strikes? Available now on Amazon.com and Amazon.ca

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The Peer Family in Canada and America

The Peer Family in Canada and America: Jacob & Anne Peer, Immigrants from New Jersey to Upper Canada in 1796, and their Descendants

The Peer family came from New Jersey to settle in Ontario Canada in 1796. Jacob and Anne (aka Hannah) Peer had the following children born in New Jersey. Their descendants settled in Michigan, Pennsylvania, Illinois and Ontario Canada. The following brief excerpt is from my book on the Peer family
Jacob Peer, the immigrant ancestor to Ontario, left New Jersey for Upper Canada (present day Ontario) thirteen years after the American Revolution ended in 1783. The American Revolution began in 1773 and during this time New Jersey was a hot bed of political and military upheaval.

From records found in Ontario we know that Jacob and his family were loyal to the British side, and suffered from persecution in New Jersey throughout the war years. His British sympathies had caused great hardship for him during the War, and as former neighbour Nathaniel Pettit described in an affidavit supporing Jacobís petiton for land in Upper Canada (present day Ontario)

"[Jacob] suffered greatly both in his person and property in the Late War between Great Britain and America".

Jacob remained in New Jersey until the summer of 1796 when he and his family and at least one adult son Philip (and his family) left for Upper Canada.


Generation 2: Children of Jacob & Anne Peer
  • Levi Peer & his wife Elizabeth Marical (settled in Illinois & Ontario) [Vol. 2]
  • John Peer & his wife the widow of Thomas Millard (settled mainly in Ontario) [Vol. 1]
  • Edward Peer & his two wives Anna and Sarah (settled in Pennsylvania & Ontario) [Vol. 3]
  • Philip Peer & his two wives Ester Dunn and Susan Griniaus (settled mainly in Ontario) [Vol. 4]
  • Phoebe Peer & her husband Daniel McQueen (settled mainly in Ontario) [Vol. 7]
  • Marcy Peer & her husband Harcor Lyons (settled in Michigan & Ontario) [Vol. 7]
  • Jacob Peer Jr. & his wife Lucy Powers (settled in Michigan & Ontario) [Vol. 5]
  • Stephen Peer & his wife Lydia Skinner (settled in New York & Ontario) [Vol. 6]
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The Peer Family in North America: V.1 Jacob & Anne Peer, Immigrants from New Jersey to Upper Canada in 1796. Revised Edition

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The Peer Family in North America: V.2 Levi Peer & Elizabeth Marical and their Descendants to 3 Generations

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Note for the book on his parents you also need to purchase V. 1 Jacob & Anne Peer available at Amazon.com or Amazon.ca


The Peer Family in North America: V.3 Edward Peer & His Two Wives and their Descendants to 3 Generations

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Note for the book on his parents you also need to purchase V. 1 Jacob & Anne Peer available at Amazon.com or Amazon.ca

     

The Peer Family in North America: V.4 Philip Peer & his two Wives Ester Dunn and Susan Griniaus and their Descendants to 3 Generations 

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Note for the book on his parents you also need to purchase V. 1 Jacob & Anne Peer available at Amazon.com or Amazon.ca


The Peer Family in North America: V. 5 Stephen Peer & His Wife Lydia Skinner and their Descendants to 3 Generations 
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Note for the book on his parents you also need to purchase V. 1 Jacob & Anne Peer available at Amazon.com or Amazon.ca


The Peer Family in North America: V6 Jacob Peer Jr. and his wife Lucy Powers and their Descendants to 2 Generations

152 pages, full color

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Note for the book on his parents you also need to purchase V. 1 Jacob & Anne Peer available at Amazon.ca

PIER MAILING LIST

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