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Robert Peter
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Birth: Jul. 22, 1726
East Kilbride
South Lanarkshire, Scotland
Death: Nov. 15, 1806
Georgetown
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

Remains removed from the Presbyterian Cemetery on October 29, 1891. Remains reinterred in Lot 1045 near the Chapel.

The ancestral home of the Robert Peter family can be traced to Crossbasket Castle in Scotland, U.K.

Robert Peter was a storekeeper and tobacco merchant who established an import/export trade in Bladensburg, Maryland after his immigration in 1745. In 1789 he was elected the first Mayor of Georgetown, now part of the District of Columbia.

His 'John Hancock' is the 1st signature on the document, signed with 18 other property owners, who sold to George Washington - yeah that George - some of their land holdings for the formation and creation of the city that was to become Washington, D.C. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Scott Peter (1744 - 1821)
 
 Children:
  Thomas Peter (1769 - 1834)*
  Alexander Scott Peter (1770 - 1807)*
  Robert Peter (1774 - 1809)*
  David Peter (1778 - 1812)*
  George Peter (1779 - 1861)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Hill Cemetery
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: Chapel Hill, Lot 1045.
 
Maintained by: Fred Sanford
Originally Created by: SLGMSD
Record added: Sep 13, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41922331
Robert Peter
Added by: Fred Sanford
 
Robert Peter
Added by: Fred Sanford
 
Robert Peter
Added by: Pam Laning
 
 
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In memory of Fred's family....
- Fran Bundy
 Added: Dec. 15, 2011

- SLGMSD
 Added: Jul. 22, 2010
 
 
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