Arture Pitre

1897 Rumford, Maine 1951 Providence, Rhode Island



Continuation of tree (10th child of Jeremie Pitre/Anne Arseneau); all known surname descendants:

                 9       Arture Pitre  b: 27 April 1897  Rumford, Oxford, ME  (bap. 14 May 1897 St. Anthony, Bloomfield, PEI); d: 18 August 1951  Providence, Providence, RI

                            +Rhoda McClegg (Greenhalgh)  b: 23 March 1899  Providence, Providence, RI; m: Bef. 1940 [George H./Fannie Bailey]; d: 3 May 1982  Providence, Providence, RI



Notes for Arture Pitre:


- 1910 Rumford, Oxford, Maine:  Jeremiah Peters 53 (driver/milk wagon), wife of 32 years Annie 51, Dennis 21 (driver/wood wagon), Arthur 12; daughter Mary 18, her husband of 2 years John Fitzgerald 21.  [477 High Street]


- 1920

- 1930


- 1940 Providence, Providence, Rhode Island:  Arthur Peters 42 carpenters helper, wife Rhoda 41, Chester W. 15  [40 Laban Street]

- 1950 Warwick, Kent, RI:  Arthur Peters 52 tree surgeon/US State government, wife Rhoda 51 automatic winder/wool mill.

WWII Records:  Arthur Peters, res. 40 Laban St., Providence, RI; b. 27 Apr 1897 Rumford, ME; employer State of RI- Division of Roads & Bridges, Landscape Section; 5' 7 1/2", 163 lbs., blue eyes & black hair, ruddy complexion; 16 Feb 1942 Providence, RI


Obituary:  Providence Journal (Providence, RI), Thursday, 23 August 1951:  Arthur Peters - Funeral services for Arthur Peters, 54, of 6 Hargraves Street, Hoxsie, a state tree surgeon, who died Saturday, took place yesterday at the Roy A. Stinson Funeral Home, Conimicut.  The Rev. Arthur Swift officiated.  Burial was in North Burial Grounds.  Bearers were James McDonnell, Domenic Marino, Omer Provost, Charles Thomas, Frank Miniscalco and Francis Bardsley.  Mr. Peters leaves a widow, the former Rhoda McClegg Greenhalgh; a son, Chester, of Providence; a daughter, Mrs. Doris B. Hayden, of Coventry; a brother, Kenneth Peters, of Lowell, Mass.; and a sister, Mrs. Lillian Peters, of Providence.


Notes for Rhoda McClegg:

Obituary:  Providence Journal (Providence, RI), Tuesday, 4 May 1982:  Mrs. Rhoda Peters, 83, of 6 Hargraves St. died yesterday after a two-year illness.  She was the widow of Arthur Peters.  Mrs. Peters was born in Providence, and lived in Warwick for 33 years.  She was a machine operator for A. T. Cross Co. of Lincoln for 20 years before retiring 13 years ago.  She is survived by a son, Chester W. Greenhalgh of Warwick; a daughter, Mrs. Doris B. Hayden of New Port Richey, Fla., three grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.  Her funeral service will be held Friday morning, at a time to be announced, in the Peter J. Barrett Funeral Home, 1328 Warwick Ave.  Burial will be in North Burial Ground, Providence.



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