Arthur Joseph Peters

1897 PEI 1954 Rumford, Maine

 

 

Continuation of tree (adopted child of James Pitre/Mary Madeleine Chiasson); all known surname descendants:

                  9        Arthur Joseph Peters  b: 3 June 1897  PEI (adopted); d: 18 December 1954  Rumford, Oxford, ME

                                   +Emma Schoensbier  b: Abt. 1896  Austria; m: 16 September 1922  Westbrook, Cumberland, ME [Hans/Anna Kugler]; d: 11 January 1981  Livermore Falls, Androscoggin, ME

                             10    James L. Peters  b: 7 August 1923  Rumford, Oxford, ME; d: 18 January 1978  Maine

                                        +Rita Richard  b: 25 September 1924  Mexico, Oxford, ME; m: Abt. 1946 [Camille/Lenie Thibodeau]; d: 2 May 1992  Lewiston, Androscoggin, ME

                             10    Arthur Peters  b: Abt. June 1925; d: Aft. 1940

                             10    Albert L. Peters  b: 6 May 1927  Rumford, Oxford, ME; d: 29 September 2001  Revere, Suffolk, MA

                                        +Irene A. Shields (Baron)    m: unknown; d: 20 May 2011  Revere, Suffolk, MA

                             10    Ralph S. Peters  b: Abt. January 1928; d: Bef. 1940

                             10    Eleanor F. Peters  b: 3 February 1932  Rumford, Oxford, ME; d: 16 January 2000

                                        +--- Harrington

                             10    Barbara A. Peters  b: Abt. 1933; d: 15 February 2020  Farmington Falls, Franklin, ME

                                        +Lynden Clarke

 

 

Notes for Arthur Joseph Peters:

Census

- 1901 Newcastle, Northumberland, New Brunswick:  Jacque Peters 33, wife Mary 27, adopted son Arthur 4.

 

- 1910 Yarmouth, Cumberland, Maine:  James Peters 41 (pulp mill/laborer), wife of 17 years Mary 39 [no children], adopted son Arthur 14.

 

- 1920

 

- 1930 Rumford, Oxford, Maine:  Arthur Peters 34 laborer/paper mill, wife of 9 years Emma 34, James L. 6, Arthur J. 4 years 9 months, Albert L. 2 years, 10 months, Ralph S. 1 year 2 months.

 

- 1940 Rumford, Oxford, Maine:  Arthur J. Peters 43 laborer/road construction [$1200 house value], wife Emma 42, James 17 news boy/Lewiston Daily Sun, Arthur Jr. 15, Albert 12, Eleanor 8, Barbara 6.  [628 Pine Street]

- 1950 Rumford, Oxford, ME:  Arthur J. Peters 52, wife Emma M. 54, Eleanor F. 18 nurses helper/community hospital, Barbara A. 16, lodger Omer J. Coty 22 unloading crew/paper co.

Misc:  Admitted to USA 23 Apr 1919 - Arthur Peters, res 37 Walker Street, Westbrook, ME, b. 3 June 1895 Albertha, PEI, coudes, unmarried.

 

- Headstone application for Military Veteran:  Arthur J. Peters; enlisted 15 April 1916; honorably discharged 28 April 1919; Private, Co. B - 101st Engineers Y.D. Div, 26 Div; b. 3 June 1897; d. 18 Dec 1954; signed Emma M. Peters (applicant Mrs. Arthur J. Peters, 607 Pine Street, Rumford, ME); ship to James L. Peters, 536 Pine St., Rumford.

 

Obituaries for the children:

James L. Peters:  Tombstone Inscription, Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Augusta, ME:  James L. Peters / CPL US Army / World War II / 1923 - 1978

 

Albert L. Peters:  Peters - Of Beachmont-Revere, formerly of Rumford, ME, Sept. 29, Albert L.  Beloved husband of Irene A. (Shields).  Step-father of Diane Baron & her husband Salvatore Dimino of Revere & James Baron of Winthrop.  Grandfather of Julianna Dimino.  Brother of Barbara Clarke & her husband Lynden of Maine & the late James, Arthur, Ralph Peters & Eleanor Peters Harrington.  Also survived by many nieces & nephews.  Relatives & friends invited to attend a Memorial Mass at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Endicott Ave., Beachmont-Revere on Friday at 10 a.m.  Donations in his memory may be made to the American Lung Association, Middleboro, MA.  WW II U.S. Army Air Corps veteran.

 

 

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Last updated:  28 June 2022.