Re: Capper from Birmingham UK 1700's
I have a Peter Capper in my family tree. He was born in 1714, son of Peter Capper (b. 1672), referred to as "Peter of Birmingham", and Jane Deakin.
Peter (Snr)’s father was Richard Capper, who is my ancestor. This is what I know about your Peter Capper …
He was married to Mary Sharpless
They had a son, Peter (b. 1745), who married Mary Harrison 20-Feb-1765 at Saint Martin In The Fields, Westminster, London, England
Children of Peter Capper and Mary Harrison (there may be more but I only have records of two):
1.Mary Harrison Capper (Christened: 16-Sep-1768 Saint Phillips, Birmingham, Warwick, England)
2.Walter William Capper (b. 27-Dec-1772, Christened: at Castle Bromwich, Warwick, England) ALSO from our family notes: There was a Walter W. Capper who was a High Bailiff of Birmingham in 1815.
Children of Walter William Capper and Catherine Barker (m. 31-Aug-1795)
1.Walter Hall Capper (b. 29-Jul-1796, d.19-Jan-1848) He was either a son, grandson or great grandson of Peter of Birmingham (From 1875 Family Tree: Born in Gt Charles St., Birmingham; From IGI: born 29-Jul-1796Christened: 16-Sep-1796Saint Martin, Birmingham, Warwick, England) Walter married Anna Maria Lungdon and had a son - Walter Tertius Capper b. 27-Jun-1832 Edgbaston, Warwick, England
2.Francis Barker Capper b. or ch.16-Feb-1798 Saint Paul, Birmingham, Warwick, England
3.Edward Peter Capper b. 8-Mar-1799 christened: 11-Jan-1800 Saint Martin, Birmingham, Warwick, England
4.William Samuel Capper b. or ch. 22-Jan-1801 Saint Martin, Birmingham, Warwick, England
5.Catherine Mary Capper b. 11-Aug-1804 christened:15-Jan-1805 Saint Martin, Birmingham, Warwick, England
6.Louisa Jane Capper b.13-Dec-1806 christening: 7-Oct-1807 Saint Martin, Birmingham, Warwick, England
7.Charles Capper (Believed to have emigrated to Australia between 1840 and 1850)