The Peer family, loyal to the British Crown, suffered from persecution in New Jersey throughout the American Revolution. Levi and his family left Sussex County New Jersey in 1801 to join his parents and siblings in Upper Canada (Ontario). Shortly after the War of 1812, Levi and family left Canada for New York, then Pennsylvania, and eventually Illinois. One son returned to Canada.
This book discusses the lives of
Levi, his wife Elizabeth Marical and their children and grandchildren in
those early years. Descendants will enjoy seeing early documents such
as land petitions, family photographs, newspaper clippings, and wills.
The Peer Family in North America: V.2 Levi Peer & Elizabeth Marical and their Descendants to 3 Generations is now available at or Amazon.com or Amazon.ca
Note for the book on Levi Peer's parents you also need to purchase V. 1 Jacob & Anne Peer which is available at Amazon.com or Amazon.ca