Flagler, Peter

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Peter was born in 1798 in the Town of Westerlo,[1] a son of John Flagler and Gertje Bogart.


Peter grew to maturity in Westerlo and was a farmer by occupation. He was also elected to the legislature of the town. [1]

Marriage & Children

Peter married Letta Lawrence[1] born at about 1807, a daughter of William Lawrence[1] at about 1825 in Westerlo. Their children:

  • Chester Flagler, born at about 1826[1]
  • Morgan Flagler, born at about 1828[1]
  • John Flagler, born at about 1829[1]
  • William Flagler, born at about 1831[1]
  • Juliaette Flagler, born at about 1834[1]
  • Peter H. Flagler born in 1840[1]
  • Almira Flagler, born at about 1847[1]


Peter died in 1866, and Letta died in 1893 at age 89 years.[1] Both are buried at the Onesquethaw Cemetery in Clarksville.

Additional Media


  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 Landmarks of Albany county, New York, Edited by Amasa J. Parker