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Beaton, Peter
M: Mary McKenzie b. 1808, in PEI.

FN: Donald Beaton
MN: Jannet Ross

Peter Beaton, son of Donald and Jannet, Born in Scotland, 1802, married Mary McKenzie, born 1808, in P.E.I. Canada and they had nine children. Their names were, Janet Christina, called "Jessie" born Jan 22. 1834, Chrstena, "Christie" born Sept 8, 1835, Marcella born, Nov 4th, 1836, Mary, born Nov 10th, 1838, Alexander born May 8th, 1841, Nancy "Anna" born Jan 22nd, 1843, John McKenzie born March 16th, 1845 who died young, Eliza Catherine "Kitty" born March 10th, 1846, and Donald James Malcolm born May 14, 1849.

About 1850 Peter and Mary moved their family to Corunna, Ontario where one more child , John McKenzie Beaton was born Jan 22nd, 1854 in a white home on Hill St.

Peter's first job was running a rowboat ferry across the St. Clair River to St. Clair Mchigan and back. They later bought the land in Moore twp. on lot 17 Con. 6. Here they lived in a log cabin until Peter built a new home just west of the cabin. This home is still there today.

Children of Peter Beaton and Mary McKenzie:

Janet Christina Beaton (called "Jessie")
B: 22 Jan 1834

Chritena (Christie) Beaton
B: 08 Sep 1835

Marcella Beaton
B: 04 Nov 1836

Mary Beaton
B: 10 Nov 1838

Alexander Beaton
B: 08 May 1841

Nancy (Anna) Beaton
B: 22 Jan 1843

John McKenzie Beaton
B: 16 Mar 1845
D: Died young

Eliza Catherine (Kitty) Beaton
B: 10 Mar 1846

Donald James Malcolm Beaton
B: 14 May 1849

John McKenzie Beaton
B: 22 Jan 1854
M: 28 Apr 1892, Julia Ann House Brown, dau of Robert Graham Brown and Letitia House Brown.