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Peters Family fonds
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Peters, Harry 1878-1964
Peters, Mary Mulligan 1890-1927
Peters, Pearl Elizabeth Watt 1890-1974
Harry Peters was born 28 Aug 1878 in Flintshire, Wales and came to Canada in 1911. He was determined to be a minister and enrolled in Alberta College in 1913. While at Alberta College, Harry coached basketball and the team played at the Edmonton Exhibition. Harry Peters married Mary Mulligan, who was also attending Alberta College, on 28 May 1917, shortly after graduating from the college. Harry Peters began ministering in Lavoy, Alberta in the United Church. Harry and Mary had two daughters - Ella and Margaret.
In 1925, the family moved to Hardisty. Mary Mulligan Peters died in 1927.
In 1928, Harry Peters married Pearl Elizabeth Watt, who was a classmate of his first wife, Mary Mulligan. Over a career spanning 45 years, Rev. Harry Peters served in Crow’s Nest Pass, Bon Accord, Redcliffe, Nordegg and Granum. In the later years, he was curator of McDougall Methodist Church in Edmonton.
Rev. Harry Peters died Mar 1964 in Edmonton. Pearl Watts Peters died in 1974. They are buried in the Mount Pleasant Municipal Cemetery.
Ella Pavich is the daughter of Harry Peters and Mary Mulligan.
Scope and content
The fonds consists of photographs of Alberta College student groups.
Harry Peters is in the 1914-1915 Students’ Council of Alberta College photograph and both Mary Mulligan and Pearl Watt are in the photograph of an Alberta College Female Class 1914-1915.
Immediate source of acquisition
This fonds was donated to the City of Edmonton Archives by Ella Pavich in 2008.
The photographs were assigned item numbers with the prefix EA-459.
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Accession number: A2008-51
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