Noted events in his life were:
• Notes. Peter engaged in mercantile pursuits in which he was very successful. He had 15 children, 10 of which survived, 6 sons and 4 daughters. One son was an Episcopal clergyman..
Peter married Catherine Aymar, daughter of Daniel Aymar and Ann Magdalene Magny, on 17 Sep 1786 in New York, New York, USA. (Catherine Aymar was born on 23 Jan 1768 in New York, New York, USA, died on 26 Mar 1856 and was buried in Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York.)