Peaire Family Genealogy Forum
My gg grandparents were John Peaire and Bridget Monaghan who immigrated from Wexford County, Ireland in 1854 to the Hamilton, Grimsby area, Ontario. Their daughter Maggie (Margaret) married my ggrandfather, Patrick Eustice at St. Martins in Smithville in 1888. Her siblings were Mary Ann Peaire married to William Clark, Edward, married to Emily Gallagher (children--Margaret THeresa, Mary Elizabeth, James), Bridget Peaire married to James Monoghan, Elizabeth (Lizzie) married to John McTageau,, and James Peaire, married to Anne Dougherty.
The 1871 census, South Wentworth County, Saltfleet lists John Piar-age 43, farmer, Bridget Piar 42, Mary Ann Piar, 19, Edward 13, Bridget 11, Eliza 9, Margaret, 7, James 5 and John 2 months. A John Barton 5 years was also listed at this residence.
Another census Wnetworth County, Binbrooke, 1871, lists Barton--John Pear age 60, born Ireland, catholic farmer,Bridget 68, born Ireland, Michael Pear--34 born Ireland abt 1837). This might be the parents of the above family--no proof or more info yet!)
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