- Born: Cir 1822, Perth, Scotland
- Marriage: DOW, Mary on 19 Dec 1851 in Comrie, Perth, Scotland
- Died: 9 May 1880, South Australia at age 58
The 1841 Scotland census shows the details below which I suspect refer to Peter Mc Laren father of our "Peter". He was a patient in hospital.
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1800
Where born: Perthshire, Scotland
Civil Parish: Kinnoull
The 1851 UK census shows Peter Mc Laren working as a Drapers assistant at Newington, Surrey
Edward Thomas 39
Sophia Sarah Thomas 50
Peter M Laren 25 - Drapers Assistant born Perthshire, Scotland
Caroline Agnew 23
Frederick Janes Pelfrey 15
Source Citation: Class: HO107; Piece: 1567; Folio: 189; Page: 42; GSU roll: 174800-174801.
Biographical Index of South Australians 1836 -1885
"McLAREN Peter b: 1822 Perth Sct d:5.5.1880 arr: 1854 WIlliam Hammond occ: Builder, Plasterer, Contractor res: Kapunda, Unley rel: Presb m: Mary nee Dow b: 1824 Perth Sct d: 28.1.1908 ch: Mary Harris BREWSTER (c1852-), Eliz BROOK (1854-1927), John (1855-), Colin Thomas (1862-1886)".
Peter married Mary DOW on 19 Dec 1851 in Comrie, Perth, Scotland. (Mary DOW was born circa 1824 in Perth, Scotland and died on 28 Jan 1908 in South Australia.)
The marriage record for Peter and Mary was found on the Later Day Saints FamilySearch.org site.
PETER MCLAREN married MARY DOW 19 DEC 1851 Comrie, Perth, Scotland
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