Charles Henry Peters

1892 Somerville, Massachusetts 1948 Somerville, MA



Continuation of tree (4th child of Timothee Edouard Pitre/Marie Leblanc); all known surname descendants:

                9           Charles Henry Peters  b: 10 June 1892  Somerville, Middlesex, MA; d: 2 January 1948  Somerville, Middlesex, MA

                                      +Frances M. Bell  b: Abt. 1904  Massachusetts; m: Abt. 1921 [--- Bell/Margret ---]; d: 30 September 1945  Somerville, Middlesex, MA

                           10           Harold Preston Peters  b: 22 November 1922  Somerville, Middlesex, MA; d: 14 September 1948  Korea

                           10           Charles Henry Peters  b: 4 July 1929  Arlington, Middlesex, MA; d: May 1987


                              *2nd Wife of Charles Henry Peters:

                                      +Helen Louise McCarthy  b: 16 June 1905; m: Abt. 1946 [--- McCarthy/Julia A. ---]; d: 5 February 1978  Watertown, Middlesex, MA

                           10           Charles J. Peters  b: Abt. 1942; d: Aft. 1950



Notes for Charles Henry Peters:


- 1930 Arlington, Middlesex, Massachusetts:  Charles H. Peters 36 chauffeur/trucking co., wife Frances 26, Harold 7, Charles H. Jr. 9 months, widowed mother-in-law Margarete Bell 52.


- 1940 Somerville, Middlesex, MA:  Widow Margret A. Bell 68, housekeeper/rooming house, daughter Francis M. Peters 37, husband Charles H. 49 chauffeur/W.D. Ingram trucking, Harold P. 17 new worker, Charles H. Jr. 10, 4 lodgers.   [73 Central Street]

- 1950 Watertown, Middlesex, MA:  Widow Julia A. McCarthy 72, Daniel J. 34, widowed daughter Helen L. Peters 45, Charles J. Peters 7, widowed daughter Julia A. Shaw 35, James W. Shaw 10.

WWII records:  Charles Henry Peters, 73 Central St., Somerville, Mdsx, MA; age 49, b. Somerville 21 May 1892; wife Frances M. Peters; 5'5", 150 lbs; blue eyes & black hair, light complexion; 3 scars: left upper arm, right upper, left side of neck (26 Apr 1942 Somerville)


Obituary:  Boston Globe (Boston, MA), Sunday, 4 January 1948:  Peters - In Somerville, suddenly, Jan. 2, Charles H. Peters, of 9 Warren av., husband of Helen L. (McCarthy) Peters.  Funeral from 2 Benton road, Monday, at 8 a.m.  Solemn High Mass at St. Joseph's Church at 9 a.m.  Relatives and friends invited.  Member of Burnham Manning Post 1105, Watertown, Y-D 104th Division, Local 25.


Notes for Frances M. Bell:

Obituary:  Boston Globe (Boston, MA), Monday, 1 October 1945:  Peters - In Somerville, Sept. 30, Frances M., beloved wife of Charles H. Peters (nee Bell).  Funeral from her late home, 73 Central st., Wednesday at 8 a.m.  Solemn High Mass at St. Catherine's Church at 9.  Relatives and friends invited.


Notes for Helen McCarthy:

Obituary:  Boston Globe (Boston, MA), Monday, 6 February 1978:  Peters - Of Watertown, February 5, Helen L. (McCarthy), beloved wife of the late Charles H. Peters, loving mother of Charles J. of Waltham, sister of Mary Kergo of Medford, Julia Shaw of Watertown, James McCarthy of Lexington and the late Daniel McCarthy of Somerville, dear grandmother of Charles J. Jr., Caroline, Alison and Stacia Peters.  Funeral from the Donald J. MacDonald and Son Funeral Home, 270 Main St., Watertown, on Wednesday at 9 a.m.  Funeral Mass in St. Patrick's Church at 10 a.m.  Relatives and friends are kindkly invited.  Calling hours Monday, 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.  Interment Westview Cemetery.


Obituaries for the children:

Harold Preston Peters:  Boston Globe (Boston, MA), Saturday, 27 November 1948:  Peters - Of Somerville, killed in Korea Sept. 14, 1948, Pfc Harold P. Peters, son of the late Charles and Frances M. (Bell) Peters, step-son of Helen McCarthy Peters, of 11 Olive av.  Funeral from 2 Benton road, Somerville, Monday at 8 a.m.  Solemn High Mass at St. Catherine's Church at 9 a.m.  Relatives and friends invited.  Member of Bernie Manning Post 1105, V.F.W.



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Items in RED sourced from Holy Guardian Angels, L'Ardoise registers provided on Patrick B. Burke's website, L'Ardoise Cemetery and Memorial Records, and from birth registrations/baptismal records, marriage/death certificates online at Nova Scotia Historical Vital Statistics. 

- Massachusetts items in RED from online records.


Last updated:  19 June 2022.