Rowe Family Genealogy

The Genealogy of the Rowe Family of Riceville, Ontario and Stewkley, England

Peter Alexander McKercher

Male 1870 - 1947  (~ 76 years)


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  • Name Peter Alexander McKercher 
    Born Nov 1870  Tayside, Stormont, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 9 Nov 1947  Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Maxville, Glengarry, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1854  Rowe Genealogy
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2013 

    Father Duncan Donald McKercher,   b. 21 May 1837, Saint Andrews East, Argenteuil, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1896, Roxborough, Stormont, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Mother Anna Cameron,   b. 13 Apr 1844, Roxborough, Stormont, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1943, Saint Elmo, Glengarry, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years) 
    Married 24 Dec 1863  Roxborough, Stormont, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F61  Group Sheet

    Family Emma C. Harrington,   b. 5 Nov 1875, Ishpeming, Marquette, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1978, Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 102 years) 
    Married 28 Nov 1895  Butte, Silver Bow, Montana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Record # 3653 in Butte, Montana.
    Children 
     1. Irene Sylvia McKercher,   b. 20 Oct 1896, Butte, Silver Bow, Montana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1984, Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     2. Cecil M. McKercher,   b. 18 May 1903, Butte, Silver Bow, Montana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1982, Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 21 Apr 2007 
    Family ID F785  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Nov 1870 - Tayside, Stormont, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Maxville, Glengarry, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • in 1899 Peter was working at the McDonald & Lynch store [grocery store].
      1900 census records for Butte, Silver Bow County, Montana, 7th Ward, film 915, book 1, page 209
      living at 510 1/2 Wyoming. House is gone now making room for a high school.

      1920 census shows them living at 553 Ladd Ave, Portland, Oregon

      1930 census shows a nephew, Gordon W. McKercher living with them. Probably John McKercher's son except the middle initial doesn't match. He was 22 years old and immegrated in 1927.
      1940 - listed in the Portland city Directory as a grocer at 3400 SE Clinton. Shows home address as 3412 SE Clinton. Same as Cecil's address. Also listed in Gordon W. McKercher and his wife, Kathryn C., at 3419 SE Clinton. He is a salesman working for Peter.

      Gail's Begg Register shows Peter's Burial as Calvary Cemetery in Portland, OR.
    • (Research):Gail's register shows death in 1959, however, there is a death record at Ancestry for Peter A. McKercher that shows 09 N 1947 [Nov?]. certificate number 3846.
      Found a birth record in Butte for a male, born 12 Jun 1899, record 630 B.

  • Sources 
    1. [S208] Gail Hewlett's Begg register of 11/8/03, 40 (Reliability: 3).
      shows birth as 22 Nov 1868

    2. [S208] Gail Hewlett's Begg register of 11/8/03, 40 (Reliability: 3).
      shows death date of 9 Nov 1947

    3. [S45] Ontario, 1858-1869 Marriage Index, Family Tree Maker, (CD# 266).

    4. [S17] 1910 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      showed them being married 14 years


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