Andre Pitre

1853 Rustico, PEI 1926 Skowhegan, Maine

 

 

Continuation of tree (5th child of Maxime Pitre/Madeleine Pineau); all known surname descendants:

              8       Andre Pitre  b: 12 March 1853  St. Augustine, Rustico, PEI; d: 26 August 1926  Skowhegan, Somerset, ME

                                +Marianne Legere  b: 16 May 1867  New Brunswick; m: 25 February 1884  St. Francois de Sales, Rogersville, Northumberland, NB [Maxime/Margaret Breau]; d: 23 November 1941  Skowhegan, Somerset, ME

                         9          Maxime Pitre  b: 19 April 1885  St. Francois de Sales, Rogersville, Northumberland, NB; d: Bet. November 1941-1950  Skowhegan, Somerset, ME

                                        +Felixine 'Phylis' Vachon  b: 11 December 1888  Biddeford, York, ME; m: 21 April 1907  Skowhegan, Somerset, ME [Achille/Marie Rodrigue]; d: 3 August 1952  Waterville, Kennebec, ME

                         9          Marguerite Pitre  b: April 1887  Pittsfield, Berkshire, MA; d: 1959  Gardiner, Kennebec, ME

                                        +Elmer Joseph Turcotte  b: 2 May 1884  Skowhegan, Somerset, ME; m: 16 June 1907  Skowhegan, Somerset, ME [Joseph/Clara Buttler]; d: 1954  Gardiner, Kennebec, ME

                         9          Ida Pitre  b: February 1889  Massachusetts; d: Aft. September 1968

                                        +Julien Beliveau  b: Abt. 1882  New Brunswick; m: 25 December 1906  Skowhegan, Somerset, ME [Frank/Mary Martin]; d: Bef. 1930

                         9          Samuel Anthony Peters  b: 2 April 1891  Augusta, York, ME; d: 9 September 1968  Skowhegan, Somerset, ME

                                        +Helen Lafargue  b: 1897  France; m: Abt. 1918; d: 1991

                         9          Patrick Peters  b: June 1892  Sanford, York, ME; d: Aft. August 1918                               

                         9          Simon Peters  b: 3 April 1898  Canton, Oxford, ME; d: 23 July 1918  France (WW1)

                         9          male Peters  b: 13 January 1901  Mt. Vernon, Kennebec, ME; d: Bef. 1910

                         9          Joseph Alph. 'Alfred' Peters  b: 21 February 1903  Augusta, ME; d: 14 June 1910  Sanford, York, ME

                         9          Andrew Joseph Peters  b: 27 December 1907  Sanford, York, ME; d: 14 October 1955  Bridgeport, CT

                                        +Hilda Elizabeth Wing  b: 23 October 1910  Brighton, ME; m: 6 May 1929  Skowhegan, Somerset, ME [Ernest Linwood/Estelle Litchfield]; d: 30 January 1981  Twin Falls, ID

 

 

 

Notes for Andre Pitre:

Census

- 1900 Mt. Vernon, Kennebec, Maine:  Andrew Peters 47 (farm laborer), wife of 16 years Mary A. 33 (6 of 7 children still living), Maxim 15, Maggie 13, Ida 11, Anthony 9, Patrick 7, Simon 2.

- 1910 Sanford, York, ME:  Andrew Peters 59, wife of 26 years Mary A. 43 (8 of 10 children still living), Anthony 18, Patrick 16, Simon 12, Alfred 7, Andrew 2.

- 1920 Skowhegan, Somerset, ME:  Andrew Peters 67 (house carpenter), wife Mary 54, Andrew Jr. 12, niece Lana Ledger 16.

- 1930 Skowhegan, Somerset, ME:  Widow Mary A. Peters 62, Maxime H. 44 (div.), widowed daughter Ida Belliveau 41 & her daughter Lumina 17.

 

- 1940 Skowhegan, Somerset, ME:  Widow Marie Peters 72 [$1500 house value], Maxime 54 treer?/shoe manufacturing  [335 Shirley]

 

Tombstone Inscriptions: Calvary Cemetery, Skowhegan:  Andrew M. Peters / Mar. 12, 1953 / Aug. 26, 1926 / Mary Legere / his wife / May 16, 1867 / Nov. 23, 1941

 

Notes for Marianne Legere:

Alien Registration, 28 June 1940, Skowhegan, ME: Mary A. Peters, 8 Shirley St., Skowhegan; in US 55 years/ME 50 years; b. 16 May 1867 NB; mar w/5 living children

Obituary:  The Bangor Daily News (Bangor, ME), Monday, 24 November 1941:  Mrs. Mary Peters - Skowhegan, Nov. 23 - Mrs. Mary Peters, Gold Star mother, died at the Redington Memorial hospital today.  Simon Peters post, American Legion, was named for her son.  She was born in New Rogersville, N.B., 74 years ago and her husband was Andrew Peters, who died 15 years ago.  Surviving are the following children, Maxim Peters of Skowhegan, Mrs. Elmer Turcotte, Gardiner, Mrs. Ida Belliveau, Samuel Peters, Jr., and Andrew Peters, all of Skowhegan; and the following sisters:  Mrs. Margaret Richards, Skowhegan, Mrs. Thomas Ledger, Limerick, and Mrs. Anthony Cafey, New Brunswick.

 

Obituaries for the children:

Marguerite Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, St. Josephs Cemetery, Gardiner:  Turcotte / Jordan / (reverse) 1884 Elmer J. 1954 / his wife / 1887 Margaret M. 1959 / 1917 Erland Jordan 1994 / his wife / 1920 Virginia I. 1985 / 1950 Larry E. - son 1950

 

Samuel Anthony Peters:  The Bangor Daily News, Wednesday, 11 September 1968:  Samuel Peters - Skowhegan - Samuel A. Peters, 77, died at a Togus hospital Monday evening after a long illness.  He was born at Augusta April 2, 1891, the son of Andrew and Mary (Legere) Peters.  He was a veteran of World War I.  Survivors besides his widow, Helen (Lafargue) Peters of Skowhegan include two daughters, Mrs. George (Simone) Bonneau and Mrs. Arthur (Catherine) Godin, both of Skowhegan; four grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Ida Belliveau of Brewer; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.  Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 9 a.m. in Notre Dame de Lourdes Church.  Burial will be in the Calvary Cemetery.  Prayers will be said at the Lord Funeral Home Wednesday at 8 a.m.

Tombstone Inscriptions, Calvary Cemetery, Skowhegan: PETERS / Samuel A. / 1891 - 1968 / Helen J. / 1897 - 1991 (and ) Samuel A. Peters / Maine / PFC 33 Bn 20 Engineers / World War I / April 2, 1891 - Sept. 9, 1968

 

Patrick Peters:  Tombstone Inscriptions, Calvary Cemetery, Skowhegan:  Patrick Peters / 1893 - 1919

 

Simon Peters:  The Bangor Daily News (Bangor, ME), Wednesday, 7 August 1918:  Skowhegan, Me., August 6 - Official information was received here Monday morning stating that Corp. Simon Peters of this town had been killed in action on July 23.  Corp. Peters, who was 20 years old, was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Peters, who live on East Front street near the corner of Main street.  He enlisted prior to Co. F's trip to the Mexican border, accompanying the troops there and again journeying with them overseas.  Besides his parents, Corp. Peters is survived by the following brothers and sisters: Maxine Peters of Gardiner, Patrick Peters of Skowhegan, Andrew Peters of Skowhegan; Samuel Peters, who enlisted in the Engineer's Corps; Mrs. Ida Beliveau of Skowhegan and Mrs. Margaret Turcotte of Gardiner.  Previous to the beginning of his military service the deceased was employed in a local textile plant. 

Tombstone Inscriptions, Calvary Cemetery, Skowhegan:  Simon Peters / 1898 - 1918 / Corp Co. E 103 Regt.  (and) Simon Peters / Maine / Corp 103 Inf 26 Div/ July 29, 1918

 

Joseph Alph. 'Alfred' Peters:  Tombstone Inscriptions, St. Ignatius Cemetery, Sanford, York:  ici repose / le corps de / Alphee Pitre / decede le / 4 de Juin 1910 / age de 7 ans / et 5 mois

 

 

 

 

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