James Peach

Male 1810 - 1892  (82 years)


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  • Name James Peach 
    Born 1810  Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 4 Jul 1811  St. George (Anglican), Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation farmer 
    Residence Cow Bay, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    _UID 95502F83E590AD42A1D1FEF8CBFB6221ACC6 
    Buried Jul 1892  South Head, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 18 Jul 1892  So. Head, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I995  Victoria Boutilier's Genealogy Pages
    Last Modified 6 May 2010 

    Father Robert Peach,   b. Abt 1765, [Somerset], England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1819, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Mother 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 
    Family ID F10  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Margaret Wadden,   b. Abt 1812, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1860, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years) 
    Married 25 Nov 1833  St. George (Anglican), Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • the marriage record erroneously provides James' name as "Robert" (Robert Peach Jr. had married earlier that year).
    Children 
     1. John Peach,   b. Abt 1834, South Head, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1924, Port Morien, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 90 years)
     2. Elizabeth Jane Peach,   b. 26 May 1837, Cow Bay, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1904  (Age 67 years)
     3. Mary Anne Peach,   b. Abt 1840, South Head, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1901  (Age ~ 60 years)
     4. Dinah "Diana" Peach,   b. Abt 1843, Cow Bay, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1934, Louisbourg, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 91 years)
     5. Thomas Peach,   b. Abt 1846, South Head, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1909, Port Morien, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years)
    Last Modified 23 May 2017 
    Family ID F165  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Susan Sarah Andrews,   b. 22 Jun 1824, Coxheath, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1913, Port Morien, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 11 Jan 1860  St. George (Anglican), Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Robert Peach,   b. 1860, Port Morien, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1888  (Age 28 years)
     2. James Peach,   b. 1862, Port Morien, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1885  (Age 23 years)
     3. George Peach,   b. 1864, Port Morien, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1882  (Age 18 years)
    Last Modified 23 May 2017 
    Family ID F239  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Cape Breton County deed book X p 49 (FHL Film # 808,757 )
      registered 8 March 1861
      dated 22 February 1861
      James Peach of Cow Bay farmer and his wife Susan Peach to Henry Andrews and John Andrews of Coxheath yeomen "as tenants in common and not as joint tenants"
      Consideration $ 160
      50 acres, being "all that part of the Estate of the late John Andrews of Coxheath aforesaid...held by the said Susan Peach under the Will of her father the said John Andrews" at Coxheath, "bounded on the South by the waters of the South west branch of Sydney River Westerly by the lands of the said Henry Andrews and Easterly by the lands of the said John Andrews"
      James Peach makes his mark, Susan Peach makes her mark, Witnesses Chas. E. Ward and James P. Ward sign.

      1871 Census of Canada family 184 Cow Bay div 2, p 51
      James Peech, 62 farmer
      Susan Peech 47 no read no write
      James Peech 11 in school
      Robert Peech 9 in school
      George Peech 7 in school

      Household Record 1881 Canadian Census
      James PEECH M Male English 69 Nova Scotia Fisherman And Farmer Church of England
      Susan PEECH M Female English 58 Nova Scotia Church of England
      James PEECH Male English 18 Nova Scotia Fisherman Church of England
      Robert PEECH Male English 20 Nova Scotia Seaman Church of England
      George PEECH Male English 16 Nova Scotia Fisherman Church of England
      Census Place Cow Bay, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia
      Family History Library Film 1375802
      NA Film Number C-13166
      District 6
      Sub-district M
      Page Number 78
      Household Number 347

      Allegedly, all three sons of James Peach by Susan Andrews, namely, Robert, James, and George, died without issue in the 1880s and are buried at Christ Church Cemetery (or at least, they have tombstones located in this cemetery)

      [According to his tombstone in South Head], James Peach died 18 July 1892.

      1891 Census hh 157 Cow Bay p. 34
      wood house 1 story 6 rooms
      James PEACH 80 NS/NS/NS farmer r/w
      Susan PEACH 68 no read no write

      another child of James and Margaret Peach, allegedly
      Sarah Martha (or Margaret) Peach