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Peter Ballantine
Birth: Nov. 16, 1791
Dundee
Dundee City, Scotland
Death: Jan. 23, 1883
Newark
Essex County
New Jersey, USA

Businessman. He founded the Ballantine Brewing Company in 1840 in Newark, New Jersey. Born in Scotland, he emigrated to the United States in 1820, and learned the beer brewing craft in New York City, New York. He acquired a brewery with a partner and moved its operations to New Jersey. He became the sole proprietor in 1847, and the P. Ballantine and Sons Brewery would produce beer under that name until 1972. At the height of its operations it would be the 3rd largest brewer in the United States. Today the Ballantine Beer brand is owned and produced by the Pabst Brewing Company. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Julia Wilson Ballantine (1796 - 1868)*
 
 Children:
  Peter Hood Ballantine (1831 - 1882)*
  John Holme Ballantine (1834 - 1895)*
  Robert Francis Ballantine (1836 - 1905)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Pleasant Cemetery
Newark
Essex County
New Jersey, USA
Plot: Section R, Lot 55
 
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Originally Created by: pstott
Record added: Dec 31, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 140716722
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