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Peter Wilker

A large tintype studio portrait painted over. It is a head-and-shoulders portrait of an older man with white hair. He is wearing a black jacket, a white shirt, and a black bowtie. A handwritten note adhered and taped to the back reads: Grandfather Peter Wilker/ Founder of Peters'burg, Ont./ Born Jan. 1, 1808 - D. 1888 aged 80./ worth about $40,000.00 in 1880/ Motes never paid by borrowers/ amounted to $30,000./ Sat on Petersburg School Board/ 1850 - Teachers Salary/ $16.00 permonth./ Keep - Plaque on/ Petersburg tombstone/ as first pioneer.

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