Albert H. Peters

1864 Boston, Massachusetts  1921 New Bedford, MA



Continuation of tree (8th child of Bruno Pitre/2nd wife Johanna Agnes Hayes); all known surname descendants:

               8       Albert H. Peters  b: 17 March 1864  Boston, Suffolk, MA; d: 17 June 1921  New Bedford, Bristol, MA

                                +Mary A. Landers  b: 30 October 1867  Hingham, Plymouth, MA; m: 12 August 1886  Brockton, Plymouth, MA [Thomas/Catherine Keane]; d: Aft. 1920

                            9       George A. Peters  b: 28 July 1890  New Bedford, Bristol, MA; d: 8 February 1959  Providence, Providence, RI

                                        +Ellen Catherine Casey  b: Abt. 1890  Rhode Island; m: 23 June 1913  South Kingston, Washington, RI [John/Margaret J. Lyons]; d: Aft. 1940

                            9       Alice R. Peters  b: 12 April 1899  New Bedford, Bristol, MA; d: Aft. 1930



Notes for Albert H. Peters:


- 1900 New Bedford, Bristol, Massachusetts:  Albert H. Peters 34 (letter carrier), wife of 13 years Mary A. 32, George A. 9, Alice 1.

- 1910 New Bedford, Bristol, MA:  Albert H. Peters 45 (letter carrier/city), wife of 23 years Mary A. 42, George A. 20 (sub-letter carrier/government), Alice 11.

- 1920 New Bedford, Bristol, MA:  Albert H. Peter 54 (letter carrier), wife Mary A. 52, Alice R. 20.  [172 Merrimac Street]

- 1930 New Bedford, Bristol, MA:  Alice R. Peters 30 teacher/public school, companion Ellen T. Leahy 47.   [172 Merrimac Street]

Obituary:  Fall River Globe (MA), Saturday, 18 June 1921:  Letter Carrier Drops Dead in New Bedford - New Bedford, June 18 - Albert H. Peters, of 172 Merrimac street, who has been employed by the post-office department as a letter carrier for many years, dropped dead shortly before 6 o'clock last evening in front of Wright's Japanese store, on Union street.  Mr. Peters had just finished his route and was on his way to the store to call for an umbrella he had left to be repaired when he was seen to stagger and fall upon the sidewalk.  It was at first thought that he had fallen in a fit, and word was sent to the post office, in response to which the superintendent of mails hurried to the scene in the parcels post wagon, but on arrival found that Mr. Peters was dead.  It is believed that heart disease was the cause of death.

Obituaries for the children:

George A. Peters:  Providence Journal (Providence, RI), Monday, 9 February 1959:  George A. Peters, 68, of 135 Kingstown Rd., Narragansett, died yesterday morning at the Rhode Island Hospital after a short illness.  He was the husband of Ellen (Casey) Peters.  He was born in New Bedford, a son of the late Albert H. and Mary A. (Landers) Peters.  He had been a resident of Narragansett for about 20 years.  He was a salesman.  He was a member of retreat League of Our Lady of Peace Retreat, the Holy Name Society of St. Francis Council, K. of C., No. 2011.  Besides his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Miss Margaret L. Peters of Narragansett, Mrs. Janice P. Wheelan of Providence; a sister, Mrs. Alice P. Casey of Peace Dale, and four grandchildren.  The funeral will be held Wednesday at 8:15 a.m. from the Forbes Funeral Home, Wakefield, with a requiem Mass in St. Philomena's Church, Narragansett, at 9.  Burial will be in St. Francis Cemetery, Peace Dale.


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