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Peter Harvey
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Birth: 1838, Ireland
Death: Apr. 6, 1900
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

Born in Ireland, immigrated to Renfrewshire, Scotland with his family as a young man.

He fathered 14 children with his wife Mary Ashcroft. 8 of their children died at young ages. Later on in life, he, his wife and a good bit of the remaining 6 children moved to Philadelphia where he lived until his death.

His occupation was generally listed as an agricultural labourer and/or gardener.

Having lived in 3 different countries in his life, I've imagined he was was brave man. It takes a lot to pick up and go like that for a chance at a better life. I hope he found it in Philadelphia.

Note:
His birth date of 1838 is an "about" date. Listed as age 62 on 1900 death record. And a few years off on census records by one or two. And cemetery records list him at age 63. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Mary Ashcroft Harvey (1839 - 1912)
 
 Children:
  Mary Harvey Gray (1860 - 1947)*
  Joseph P. Harvey (1873 - 1946)*
  Annie Margaret Harvey Palmer (1877 - 1966)*
  William J Harvey (1882 - 1959)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Holy Cross Cemetery
Yeadon
Delaware County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section 14, Range 2 Lot #16, Grave #2
 
Created by: Kathleen Powers
Record added: Jan 25, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 104167685
Peter Harvey
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Added by: CHRISTINA GEORGE
 
 
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Rest in peace, Peter Harvey, 2nd Great Grandfather
- Mary Brawley Fuat
 Added: Mar. 2, 2013
For my 3rd great grandad.
- Kathleen Powers
 Added: Jan. 25, 2013
 
 
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