Peter Templar

ID # 802, (1848-1914)
BirthPeter Templar was born on 25 December 1848 at Ancaster Twp., Wentworth County, Ontario. 
MarriageHe married Emma Church, daughter of William Church and Sarah Davey, on 27 December 1876 at Ancaster Twp., Wentworth County; Mrge reg. 012142-76 Ancaster, Wentworth Co.
Peter Templer, age 26, born and residing Ancaster, son of Jesse and Caroline Templer.
Emma Church, age 23, residing Ancaster, born England, daughter of William and Sarah Church.
Witnesses William Templer and Amelia Church, both of Ancaster.
Married by D.M. McKenzie, 27 December 1876 at Ancaster.
The bride and groom are described as being members of the Methodist Church of Canada. 
DeathHe died on 20 April 1914 at Iona, Dunwich Twp., Elgin Co., Ontario, at age 65. 
BurialHe was buried at Iona Cemetery, Southwold Twp., Elgin County. 
NotePeter's birthdate and that of Emma and their daughter Maud are from the 1901 census. Peter's mother, Caroline, is with them. She is said to have been born on May 28, 1819. They are all said to have been born in Ontario.

Peter, age 12, is with his mother Caroline in Ancaster at the time of the 1861 census. She is a widow with a large family.

Caroline Templar appears as a widow in the 1871 census at Ancaster. With her are sons Samuel 27, Charles 26, and daughter Mary 24.

At the time of the 1881 census taken at Dunwich Township in Elgin County, the Templars are with a William Drummond, farmer.

Peter's death registration is 011578-14. His parents are named as Jesse Templar and Caroline Irwin.

Peter's burial information is taken from an online transcription for Iona Cemetery. A death notice for Emma states that she was buried at Iona Cemetery. There is no indication of this on the transcription, but it is stated that the stone is broken. 

Children of Peter Templar and Emma Church

Last Edited7 Aug 2016