Birth name Algae L'Esperance. After emigrating to the USA she commonly appears with the given name Clara. In Massachusetts marriage records for two of her children she is listed as Clara Hope/Hoper. Hope is the English translation of the French L'Esperance.
With Peter in the 1870 US census, "keeping house," along with sons Peter and William, and daughters Jennie and Clara.
"United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MZZX-B1P : 14 July 2016), Clara Peat in household of Peter Peat, Mooers, Clinton, New York, United States; citing enumeration district ED 27, sheet 376D, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0820; FHL microfilm 1,254,820.
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