John Peter Boutilier

Male 1773 - 1853  (80 years)


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  • Name John Peter Boutilier 
    Born 28 Sep 1773  Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 31 Oct 1773  St. John's (Anglican), Lunenburg, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    _UID 72EEB2C57907FE4793F34A1ABF9691F15D7F 
    Died Nov 1853  Lingan, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 18 Nov 1853  St. George (Anglican), Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I35  Victoria Boutilier's Genealogy Pages
    Last Modified 28 May 2010 

    Father Jacques Bouteiller,   b. Aug 1735, Etobon, MontbĂ©liard Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1827, Coxheath, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 91 years) 
    Mother Suzanne Catherine Rigoulot,   b. 20 Feb 1746, Exincourt, MontbĂ©liard Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1831, Coxheath, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 22 Dec 1765  St. John's (Anglican), Lunenburg, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F11  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Elizabeth Boutilier,   b. 22 Jul 1784, St. Margaret's Bay, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1864, Lingan, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 23 May 1803  St. Paul (Anglican), Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Elizabeth Boutillier and Peter Boutillier marriage bond 1803 in Halifax County. Item can be found in Registration Year: 1803 - Book: 1800 - Page: 1829 . Peter Boutillier and John Boutillier (their marks). Date 23 May 1803.
    Children 
     1. David Boutilier,   b. Abt 1803, [St. Margaret's Bay, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada] Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1894  (Age ~ 91 years)
     2. John Nicholas Boutilier,   b. Abt 1803, [St. Margaret's Bay, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada] Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1890  (Age ~ 87 years)
     3. John William Boutilier,   b. 1806, [St. Margaret's Bay, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada] Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1881  (Age > 76 years)
     4. John George Boutilier,   b. Abt 1808, [St. Margaret's Bay, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada] Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1874, Glace Bay, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years)
     5. James Henry Boutilier,   b. Abt 1809, [St. Margaret's Bay, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada] Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1879, Lingan, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years)
     6. Eleanor Boutilier,   b. Abt 1809, St. Margaret's Bay, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Hannah Lucy Boutilier,   b. 27 Aug 1812, Coxheath, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1898, Sydney Forks Road, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     8. Samuel Joseph Boutilier,   b. 24 Oct 1814, Coxheath, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1909, Port Caledonia, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
     9. George Henry Boutilier,   b. 22 Jun 1818, SW Branch of Sydney River, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1900, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 83 years)
     10. John Charles Peter Boutilier,   b. 17 Jun 1820, Sydney River, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1897  (Age 76 years)
     11. Susan Elizabeth Boutilier,   b. 2 May 1822, Sydney River, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1871, Bridgeport, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
     12. Frederick Edward Boutilier,   b. 2 Apr 1824, Lingan, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1901 and 1911  (Age 76 years)
     13. Benjamin Charles Boutilier,   b. 6 Apr 1826, Lingan, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     14. Marianne Boutilier,   b. 7 Jan 1828, Lingan, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1907  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 23 May 2017 
    Family ID F300  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John Peter & Anne Elizabeth Boutilier (aka Hannah) were first cousins once removed

      Jean Pierre or John Peter Boutilier was baptized at St. John's Anglican Church, Lunenburg, by Rev. J.B. Moreau as "Jean Pierre, son of Jacqe and Susan Bouteiller," he was allegedly born on the 28th of September. Sponsors were Jean George Jeanperrin, Pierre Arenberg, and Elizabeth Bouteiller.

      "John Peter Boutilier was a seaman who was engaged in trade with Cape Breton as early as 1804. He carried supplies from Lunenburg and Halifax to Cape Breton and coal back to Halifax."

      "John Peter Boutilier moved sometime after 1808 from St. Margaret's Bay to Sydney River, and bought land at Coxheath in 1811. He lived at Coxheath for 3 years. He petitioned the Cape Breton government in 1812"

      Cape Breton Land Petition 1812
      Boutelier, John Peter
      Petition to Nepean: Petitioner was born in Malagash, N.S., has resided in Cape Breton one year. He has a wife and six children. He asks 500 acres of land at the forks, near the Barrochois leading to the Lake. Note: postponed.
      Cape Breton no.: 779a
      NSARM microfilm: 15791
      (Malagash [sic] was the former name of Lunenburg)

      In 1819, he further petitioned the Cape Breton government

      Cape Breton Land Petition 1819
      Boutilier, John Peter
      Petition to Ainslie: Petitioner, age 49, a native of Nova Scotia, is married and has eight children. He has been eight years in Cape Breton, five on a lot he purchased on Sydney River. He asks a lot on the western side of St. Peter's Road, Huntley County, Parish of St. George. Robert Peach passed Council for this lot seven years ago, but has never cultivated it. Note: recommended. Cape Breton no.: 2077
      NSARM microfilm: 15796

      Burial appears in St. George, Sydney, parish records as John Peter Boutilier, Bridgeport, age 82

      By 1825 John Peter was farming in the Lingan area and remained there the rest of his life. John Peter was permanently disabled by a falling tree.

      (Some of the above information is paraphrased from Ron Zinck's Rootweb World Connect Project, some of which may have come from the research of Karen McKay dated 1995 "MG100 Vol.113 #26 Reel 15169 NSARM" and also, research by Nickerson, Cromie, and D. Boutilier)

      1838-41 Census
      South Side Lingan
      Butler Peter Farmer; 2 males under 14, 1 female; 5 males over 14, 1 female, total inc. head 10