A History Remembered: The Petherams of Somerset, England and Norfolk, Canada
The emigrant ancestors of this family were Richard Petheram (1815-1888), who with his first wife, Elizabeth Baker (1811-1864) and their four children and his brother, James Petheram (1819-1863) sailed from Bridgwater, Somerset, England in 1843 later arriving at Quebec City. Five more children were later born to Richard and Elizabeth Baker Petheram. Both brothers settled in the Township of Walsingham, Norfolk, Canada until 1863 when Richard moved to Rockford, Townsend Township. He married (2) Phoebe Wilde De Crew (1821-1866) 1865; (3) Margaret Cooper (1839-1918) 1867. Descendants live in Canada and United States.
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