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Pvt John L. Peer
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Birth: 1792
Ontario, Canada
Death: Aug. 19, 1852
Ancaster
Ontario, Canada

Private John Peer fought in the War of 1812 with the 5th Lincoln's, 1st Flank Company.

On 31 January 1850 at Toronto Ontario John Peer submitted a petition for land as a former soldier. Read in council 26 March 1850, council recommended that claim be confirmed and that petitioner be granted Scrip equal to 100 acres.
(IBID. vol. 414a, P5/56, 2 pp., reel C-2735)
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John Peer is listed in the following census:
- Nelson Township Census, year 1842
- Nelson Township Census and Assessments for the years 1830 1832 1834

The above two census can be found on microfilm at the Guelph Public Library, Guelph Ontario Canada. Reel number MS-700, Reel 2.
http://www.library.guelph.on.ca/localhistory/FindingAids/microfilm/gorecensus.cfm 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Edward Peer (____ - 1834)
 
 Spouse:
  Nancy Harris Peer (1799 - 1878)*
 
 Children:
  Charles Peer (1817 - 1876)*
  Mary Elizabeth Peer Harris (1830 - 1897)*
  Sarah Jane Peer Galloway (1832 - 1862)*
  Horatio Nelson Peer (1838 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Jerseyville Cemetery
Jerseyville
Hamilton Municipality
Ontario, Canada
 
Created by: Patricia Jackson
Record added: Dec 31, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 122529745
Pvt John L. Peer
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