Alexis Philemon 'Philippe' Pitre

1883 Matapedia, Quebec 1966 Transcona, Manitoba

 

 

Continuation of tree (12th child of Philemon Pitre/Balsamie Doiron); all know surname descendants:

                8        Alexis Philemon 'Philippe' Pitre  b: 21 August 1883  St. Alexis, Matapedia, Quebec; d: 4 April 1966  Transcona, St. Boniface, Manitoba

                                + Marie Madeleine Lebrun  b: February 1880  Quebec; m: Abt. 1907; d: 29 May 1961  Transcona, St. Boniface, Manitoba

                          9        Marie Ida Graziella Pitre  b: 24 December 1908  St. Alexis, Matapedia, Quebec; d: 14 August 1952  Cochrane, ONT

                                       +Joseph Albert Beaulieu  b: 18 January 1906  Ituna, SASK; m: 26 November 1927  Transcona, Manitoba [John dit Sinclair/Eleanore Hamelin]; d: 10 December 1983  Nelson, BC

                          9        Marie Lucie Venerande Pitre  b: 15 December 1910  St. Alexis, Matapedia, Quebec; d: 14 July 1994  Nelson, BC

                                       +Maurice Aurelien Beaulieu  b: 6 February 1904  Ituna, SASK; m: 30 August 1932  Transcona, Manitoba [Napoleon/Adeline Hamelin]; d: 28 July 1947  St. Boniface, Manitoba

                                      *2nd Husband of Marie Lucie Venerande Pitre:

                                       +Joseph Albert Beaulieu  b: 18 January 1906  Ituna, SASK; m: Aft. August 1952 Transcona, Manitoba [John dit Sinclair/Eleanore Hamelin]; d: 10 December 1983  Nelson, BC

                          9        Florence Mary Pitre  b: 2 February 1913  Transcona, Manitoba; d: 2 June 1935  Timmins, Cochrane, ONT (suicide)

                          9        Marie Berthe Violet Pitre  b: 1 January 1916  Transcona, Manitoba; d: 21 October 2001  Nelson, BC

                                       +George Simeon Barthelemy Beaulieu  b: 12 September 1910  Jasmin, SASK; m: 25 February 1937  Timmins, Cochrane, ONT [Napoleon/Adeline Hamelin]; d: 30 October 1953  Ymir, Kootenay, BC

                          9        Joseph Philips 'Claude' Pitre  b: 1 February 1918  Transcona, Manitoba; d: Aft. 1931

                          9        Riel Louis Joseph Pitre  b: 28 January 1920  Transcona, Manitoba; d: 17 May 1960  Prince Rupert, BC

                                      +Rose Margaret Gale

                          9        Napoleon Pitre  b: May 1921  Transcona, Manitoba; d: Aft. 1921

                          9        Madeleine Veronica Pitre  b: 11 January 1924  Transcona, Manitoba; d: 23 July 1993  Kelowna, BC

                                       +Jack Smallwood

                          9        Benjamin Joseph Pitre  b: Abt. 1926  Transcona, Manitoba; d: 16 November 2007  Winnipeg, Manitoba

                                       +Jean Fawcett  b: 16 October 1922  Stirling, Scotland; m: 1956  Manitoba; d: 14 July 2015  Arborg, Manitoba

 

 

Notes for Alexis Philemon 'Philippe' Pitre:

Census

- 1911 Matapedia, Bonaventure, Quebec:  Philippe Pitre 28 (farmer), wife Marie Magdeleine 31, Marie Ida 2, Marie Lucie 6 months.

 

- 1921 Transcona, Springfield, Manitoba:  Phillip Petrie 38 carpenter/building, wife Mary 42, Ida 13, Louisa 11, Florence 9, Violet 6, Claude 4, Riel 2, Napoleon 1 month.

 

- 1931 Transcona, St. Boniface, Manitoba:   Philippe Pitre 48 carpenter/railway, wife Marie 51, Violet 15, Claudie 13, Riel 11, Madeleine 7, Benjamin 5, widowed father Philemon Pitre 89.  Also in Transcona:  Lucy Pitre 20, servant with Dr. Murdock McKay family.

 

Misc.:  Winnipeg Free Press, 8 January 1949:  Two Carmen employed in the Canadian National railway car shops with service totalling nearly 60 years retired Dec. 31.  Phillip Pitre of 407 Melrose avenue East Transcona, was born in St. Alexis, Que., in 1883 and spent most of his youth in New Brunswick.  He joined the Canadian National railways in 1920 and completed his service with them as a coach carpenter.  C. Whittington presented Mr. Pitre with a cheque from the Goodwill association, and as a personal gift from his fellow workers he received a purse, presented by S.T.F. Webster.  Mr. Pitre was a member of Lodge No. 550, Brotherhood of Railway Carmen of America......

 

Tombstone Inscription, Transcona Cemetery, Springfield, Beausejour CD, Manitoba:  PITRE / Marie / 1880 - 1961 / Alex Phillip / 1883 - 1966

 

Obituaries for the children:

Riel Louis Joseph Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, Fairview Cemetery, Prince Rupert, Skeena-Queen Charlotte RD, BC:  In Memory of / Riel Pitre / 1920 - 1960

 

Benjamin Joseph Pitre:  Winnipeg Free Press (Manitoba), 19 November 2007:  Benjamin Joseph Pitre -  Peacefully, on November 16, 2007 at the Concordia Hospital, our beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, Benjamin Pitre, passed away at age 81 years.  As per his wishes, no public service will be held.  Transcona Funeral Chapel in care of arrangements.
Tombstone Inscription, Transcona Cemetery, Springfield, Beausejour CD, Manitoba:  PITRE / Benjamin / Joseph / 1926 - 2007 / Jean / nee Fawcett / 1922 - 2015

 

 

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Items in RED have been verified against parish register entries.

- Deaths in RED from online death certificates (1920-1938).

 

Last updated:  26 June 2023.