Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Peter S. Levan[1, 2]

Male 1837 - 1908  (71 years)


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  • Name Peter S. Levan 
    Born 1837  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1861  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Tinsmith 
    Business 1867  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    P. Levan & Co. Dealers in Stoves advertisement 
    • from: Gazetteer and directory of the County of Waterloo. 1867
    P. Levan & Co Stove Dealer advertisement
    P. Levan & Co Stove Dealer advertisement
    Gazetteer and directory of the County of Waterloo. 1867
    Residence 1867  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Tinsmith 
    Occupation 1881  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Tinsmith 
    Eby ID Number 00071-4225 
    Died 26 Mar 1908  Listowel, Wallace Twp., Perth County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Cause: heart disease, dropped dead 
    Person ID I20590  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 

    Father Daniel K. Levan,   b. May 1800, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1877, Plattsville, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years) 
    Mother Julienna Sauers,   b. 1807, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1885, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Family ID F424  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eva Catherine "Catherine" Cress,   b. 1847, Rochester, Monroe, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 16 Jun 1867  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. John Levan,   b. CALC 5 Jun 1871,   d. 16 Mar 1873, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 1 years)
     2. Caroline Levan,   b. 1868, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Catherine Levan,   b. 1868, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Margareth Levan,   b. 1874, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Charles Levan,   b. 1875, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Albert Levan,   b. 1877, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F5102  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Peter S. Levan, "was married to a Miss Cress. They reside at Listowel, Perth County, Ontario."



      Eby, Ezra E. (1895). A biographical history of Waterloo township and other townships of the county: being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character. Berlin [Kitchener, Ont.]: [s.n.].

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      Local News
      Mr. J. H. Ruppel attended the funeral of his brother-in-law. Mr. Peter Levan at Listowel, last Saturday. Mr. Levan died suddenly on the sidewalk while going from dinner to his work. He was formerly a [illegible] Elmira, where he kept a tinsmith shop where now stands the post office, for many years.


      Elmira Advertiser or Signet, April 2, 1908

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 876.

    2. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 27 Mar 1873.
      Died 16 Mar 1873 In Elmira, John, son of Peter Levan, died at the age of 1 year, 9 months.

    3. [S270] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1852, Pg 10.

    4. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 2 Page 35.

    5. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Peter K. Levan Birth Place: Waterloo Residence: Woolwich Age: 27 Father Name: Daniel K. Levan Mother Name: Juliane Sauers Spouse Name: Catharine Cress Spouse's Age: 19 Spouse Birth Place: Woolwich Spouse residence: Woolwich Spouse Father Name: Domenic Cress Spouse Mother Name: Catharine Hartmann Marriage Date: 16 Jun 1867 Marriage County: Waterloo

    6. [S713] Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 23387 (1908), Peter Levan, accessed 15 Apr 2010.
      Peter Levan, d. 26 Mar 1908 Listowel, aged 70 b, Canada, cause: heart disease, dropped dead

    7. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 91.

    8. [S1473] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1861, Div. 1 Page 11.

    9. [S1668] Directory - ON, Waterloo - 1867 - Gazetteer and directory of the County of Waterloo. 1867, pg 83.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1837 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Tinsmith - 1861 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBusiness - P. Levan & Co. Dealers in Stoves advertisement - 1867 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1867 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Jun 1867 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Tinsmith - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Tinsmith - 1881 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: heart disease, dropped dead - 26 Mar 1908 - Listowel, Wallace Twp., Perth County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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