Augustine Peters

1871 Rollo Bay, PEI 1958 Dorchester, Massachusetts



Continuation of tree (4th child of Fidele Peters/Mary Daigle); all known surname descendants:

                8        Augustine Peters  b: 14 November 1871  St. Alexis, Rollo Bay, PEI; d: 4 March 1958  Dorchester, Suffolk, MA

                                 +Catherine Harrington  b: Abt. 1868  Ireland; m: 9 June 1901  Boston, Suffolk, MA [Michael/Mary Driscoll]; d: 12 January 1911  S. Boston, Suffolk, MA


                             *2nd Wife of Augustine Peters:

                                 +Mary Ann McDonald  b: 27 February 1877  St. Alexis, Rollo Bay, PEI; m: 12 September 1915  Boston, Suffolk, MA [Francis/Sarah Wilson]; d: 17 February 1947  Dorchester, Suffolk, MA



Notes for Augustine Peters:


- 1900/1901: Married 9 June 1901 in Boston.  Augustus listed as a hostler, Katherine a cook.


- 1910 Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts:  Augustus Peters 39, wife of 8 years Katherine 38; 9 Harrington relatives.


- 1920 Boston, Suffolk, MA:  Agustus Peters 47 (machinist), 2nd wife Mary 40, brother-in-law Dofine? McDonald 35.


- 1930 Boston, Suffolk, MA:  Augustus Peters 55 (machinist), wife Mary A. 40; brother-in-law James L. McDonald 39 (blacksmith).

- 1940 Boston, Suffolk, MA:  Augustus Peters 68 machinist/machine shop, wife Mary A. 64, brother-in-law James MacDonald 52 blacksmith/Contractor.  [12 Holden Street]

- 1950 Boston, Suffolk, MA:  Widower Agustus Peters 78, widowed sister-in-law Sara McGunius 76, brother-in-law James McDonald 61 blacksmith/contractor.

Misc:  Naturalization Records:  Augustus Peters, 536 E. Third St., Boston; laborer; b. 14 November 1871 Kings Co., PEI; arrived at Jackson, NH 20 April 1888 (as a minor); naturalized 25 September 1901

Obituary:  Boston Globe (Boston, MA), Wednesday, 5 March 1958:  Peters - In Dorchester, Mar. 4, Augustus, beloved husband of the late Mary MacDonald Peters.  Late residence 11 Edison Green.  Funeral from the William F. Spencer Funeral Home, 575 East Broadway, South Boston, Friday, Mar. 7, at 8:15 a.m.  Requiem High Mass in St. Margaret's Church at 9 a.m.  Relatives and friends invited.  Visiting hours, Wednesday 7 to 10, Thursday 2 to 5 and 7 to 10.  Prince Edward Island papers please copy.

Notes for Catherine Harrington:

Obituary:  Boston Globe (Boston, MA), Friday, 13 January 1911:  Peters - In South Boston, Jan. 12, Catherine E. Harrington, wife of Augustus Peters.  Funeral from her late residence, 732 5th st., Saturday, Jan. 14, at 8 o'clock.  Services at St. Eulalia's church at 9 o'clock.  Relatives and friends invited.


Notes for Mary Ann McDonald:

Obituary:  Boston Globe (Boston, MA), Tuesday, 18 February 1947:  Peters - In Dorchester, Feb. 17, Mary A. (McDonald), beloved wife of Augustus Peters.  Funeral from her late home, 12 Holden st., Wednesday, Feb. 19, at 8 o'clock.  Solemn Requiem High Mass at St. Kevin's Church at 9 o'clock.  Relatives and friends invited.  Burial at New Calvary Cemetery.




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Last updated:  22 June 2022.