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Peter P. Feeler

Male 1797 - 1874  (76 years)


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  • Name Peter P. Feeler  [1
    Born 10 Jun 1797  Dutchess, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Physical Description African-American 
    Residence 1834  Reed Tract, Constantia, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • In the year 1834 Peter bought a lot of wild land, 68 acres on the Reed Track, of Roswell Reed, of Coxsackie, and moved immediately with his small family into the woods, where he has remained up to the time of his death. [1]
    • The old Pete Feeler place, owned by Pete Smith, situated about two miles north of here, was burned last Sunday night. It was unoccupied at the time. The loss is said to be fully covered by insurance. [2]
    Occupation Constantia, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Farmer and Fisherman 
    • [Peter] had for many years made it a point of his special business to go down very early every spring on the Hudson River to catch shad, where he owned all the necessary fishing [apparatus] but for the last eight or ten years, his advanced age and family requirements kept him at home. [1]
    Occupation Dutchess, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Slave to Jacob Schermerhorn 
    Died 3 Feb 1874  [1
    Buried Feeler Family Cemetery, Center Road, Constantia, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Although not accessible to the public, this site is noted as a historic site for the Underground Railroad. [3]
    xxxxxxxx - County of Oswego New York: Historical Guide
    xxxxxxxx - County of Oswego New York: Historical Guide
    Person ID I1650  CHS Genealogy
    Last Modified 15 Oct 2017 

    Family Jane Knapp 
    Married Y  [1
    Children 
     1. Robert H. Feeler,   b. Abt. 1825, Kinderhook, Columbia, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1903  (Age ~ 78 years)
    Last Modified 19 Jan 2016 
    Family ID F465  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Histories
    Peter P. Feeler
    Peter P. Feeler
    History pulled from the CHS archive.

  • Sources 
    1. [S125] Peter P. Feeler, Cleveland Historical Society (Reliability: 1).

    2. [S11] Cleveland Lakeside Press (Reliability: 1), 21 Dec 1878.

    3. [S120] County of Oswego New York, Historical Guide, (County of Oswego) (Reliability: 1).
      Underground Railroad Historic Sites: #24 Peter Feeler Cemetery