|Anna Beers Peet|
|Birth: ||Nov. 30, 1758|
|Death: ||Mar. 28, 1842|
Wife of Josiah. Daughter of Peter and Eunice (Booth) Beers, married September 28, 1776 in Stratford, CT.
EARLY HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF MILFORD
AND OTHER PARTS OF OTSEGO CO.
From 1773 to 1903 - by EZRA STEVENS
Josiah Peet, a gentleman from Trumble, CT, whose religious sentiments were of the Quaker order came to the town of Milford and settled a little west of the Farrington settlement which is now in Oneonta.
Mr. Peet's family consisted of himself, wife, four sons, one daughter. His sons' names were: Basset, Beers, David, and Isaac. His daughter's name was Eunice, who married William mcClelland, a Quaker priest.
Mr. Peet commenced in a dense wilderness, erected his log cabin and felled the forest trees and had a hard struggle for the first years of life in his wild habitation, but Providence favored him, and he passed through the adversities of a new country life and made a success of it.
His eldest son became insane and never recovered his reason. His sons, Beers and Isaac, were very successful farmers and both became wealthy and respectable citizens. His son David went west.
Josiah Peet, the father, married Anna Beers of Trumble, Connecticut. Basset his oldest married Miss Farrington reared a large family, became insane, never reclaimed his reason and finally died.
Beers, his second son, married Lydia Hait who also belonged to the Quakers. Beers' family consisted of two sons and one daughter. Solomon, the oldest son, married Arminda Gile and had an issue of three sons and one daughter. The daughter's name was Frances. His sons' names were Thomas, James, and Fenimore.
James married Amelia Lord and had one son. Frances was never married. Beers Peet's daughter Sally Ann married Benjamin Richardson and reared a family of several children.
Josiah Peet's daughter Eunice married William McClellan, a Quaker priest and had one son. The third son Isaac married Ruth Shove. He had an issue of five sons and two daughters. His sons' names were Shove, John, Edward, Josiah, and Samuel. His daughters' names were Cary and Amy.
Isaac Peet's oldest son married Marie Miller. John, the second son, married Marie Gallup of Fly Creek. Edward, the third son, married Charlotte Winchel. Samuel the fifth son, married Elizabeth Richardson. Josiah died unmarried. The oldest daughter Carry married Romanzo Brooks. The other daughter Amy married Henry Gifford. This ends the posterity of Josiah Peet down to the third generation.
Josiah Peet (1754 - 1833)
David H. Peet (____ - 1821)*
Peet Family Cemetery
New York, USA
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Record added: Oct 16, 2007
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