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 18 Jun 2021 

    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 Juliana Sauers,   b. CALC 8 Jan 1807, , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1889, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 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 18 Jun 2021 
    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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