Peter Archer

Male Abt 1716 -


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  • Name Peter Archer  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born Abt 1716 
    Gender Male 
    Wills 11 Feb 1742  Saint Philip, Barbados Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • 1742,10/02; Peter Archer, Junior {RIN 168}, was buried in St. Phillip, Barbados. Ref. Vol RL
      1/25, p. 50, Barbados Records.
      • His Will, signed on 11 Feb 1742, was recorded on 5 Jul 1743 in Vol RB 6/34, p.
      251, Barbados Wills Record Books. It names:
      Wife: Jane (Gittens) Archer [MRIN 42], sole legatee and executrix.
      Brothers-in-law: John Gittens; Matthew Gittens, as "Friends in Trust" to advise
      and direct Jane.
      Witnesses: Henry Barlow; Francis Stough.
      [Note: The GITTENS and ARCHER surnames are intermixed in St. Phillip
      Parish throughout the family history. However, the later marriage of Grenada
      (or Grenada) Gittens to Christian Archer is recorded as between "Free Colored
      Persons."]
    Died
    • Y
    Person ID I974  Gittens Direct Line from REunion
    Last Modified 3 Jan 2015 

    Family Jane Gittens,   b. Abt 1714,   bur. 15 Dec 1773, Saint Philip, Barbados Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years) 
    Married Aug 1736  Saint Philip, Barbados Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • This marriage on my part is a guess as this Jane is about the rightage for marriage and there is no other found marriage record.
    Children 
     1. Girl Archer
     2. John Archer,   b. Abt 1736, Saint Philip, Barbados Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 13 Nov 2018 
    Family ID F85  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S205] English Settlers in Barbados, Genealogical Publishing Company, (Name: English Settlers in Barbados, 1637-1800 ; Sanders, Joanne McRee."Barbados Records: Marriages, 1643-1800."; Baltimore: GenealogicalPublishing Company, Inc. 1982. Page 211.; Reproduced on Family ArchiveCD #022 (International Records:; English Settlers in Barbados,1637-1800).; Barbados Records: Baptisms 1637 - 1800; Barbados Records:Marriages 1643 - 1800, Volumes I and II; Barbados Records: Wills 1639- 1725, Volumes I-III;), marriages. St. Phiilip, page 562.

    2. [S135] "Barbados Marriages, 1591”-1905, Index” database, Citing collections of the Genealogy Socity of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah., accessed 25 Nov 2012); This is a batch update of data scraped using OutWit Hub.

    3. [S639] Gittens Wills, 1729-1860, Pat Stafford, (Date: Dec 2008;).

    4. [S153] Personal knowledge of Clifford C Gittens, [ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE]\.

    5. [S1317] Genealogical Society of Utah d.b.a FamilySearch; http://www.familysearch.org/, Genealogical Society of Utah d.b.a FamilySearch; http://www.familysearch.org/.


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