Robert Peach

Male Abt 1765 - Aft 1819  (~ 55 years)


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  • Name Robert Peach 
    Born Abt 1765  [Somerset], England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1801  Cape Breton from England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation Farmer, Yeoman 
    _UID 6A0F87659A04584592E3C6FE9FB778AD54E2 
    Died Aft 1819  Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I988  Victoria Boutilier's Genealogy Pages
    Last Modified 25 Dec 2015 

    Family Jane Unknown,   b. Abt 1772, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1841, [Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada] Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Married Abt 1790  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Sarah Peach,   b. Abt 1791, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1871 and 1881, [Cow Bay, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada] Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years)
     2. Ann Peach,   b. Abt 1793, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1877, Coxheath, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years)
     3. Elizabeth Peach,   b. Abt 1796, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1831  (Age ~ 36 years)
     4. Martha Peach,   b. 1798, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Robert Peach,   b. 1804, Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1863, Cow Bay, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     6. Jane Peach,   b. 1807, Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1852 and 1861, Cow Bay, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
     7. Susan Peach,   b. 1808, Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. James Peach,   b. 1810, Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1892, So. Head, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     9. Lucy Louisa Peach,   b. 2 May 1814, Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1821, Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 6 years)
     10. Thomas Peach,   b. 16 Jun 1817, Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1881, Big Lorraine, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    Last Modified 23 May 2017 
    Family ID F10  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Lots of Questions remain to be answered on this family. Such as:
      Where does the story of Robert Peach coming from Somerset come from? Where did the family come from?
      Why is it believed his wife's name was Jane Andrews? Oral History? Are Ann, Sarah, and Elizabeth Peach Robert's children by Jane?

      Peach, Robert -Cape Breton land petition year 1812
      Petition to Nepean: Petitioner emigrated from England eleven years before. He has a large family and asks land above the second fork on the south-west branch of Sydney River, on the west side of the St. Peter's Road. Note complied with.
      Cape Breton land papers no. 869 NSARM microfilm 15791

      Boutilier, John Peter -Cape Breton land petition year 1819
      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 land papers no. 2077
      NSARM microfilm 15796

      St. George, Sydney parish records, candidates for confirmation 1842
      Robert Peach (probably Robert Peach, Jr.)
      "Widow Peach" (presumably Jane (------) Peach)

      There was a burial of two Peach family members on 8 April 1821, one with no first name, the other Lucy Peach.

      Cape Breton County Deed Books Index to 1865
      1849 Rbt Peach to Thomas Wilson bk M p 337 Mira Rd.
      1852 Thos C. Peach to Joseph Martell bk S 355 Lorraine
      1861 James & Susan Peach to Henry Andrews Coxheath bk X p 49

      There was also a Peach family that lived on mainland NS that came from Sheffield, Yorkshire.