Charles Olivier Pitre

1772 Nicolet, Quebec – 1853 Bathurst, New Brunswick

 

 

Continuation of tree (9th child of Michel Pitre/Marie Josephe Orillon); all known surname descendants:

            5     Charles Olivier Pitre  b: 27 November 1772  St. Jean Baptiste, Nicolet, Quebec; d: June 1853  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB

                          +Celeste Comeau  b: 20 July 1779  Tracadie, Gloucester, NB; m: 4 April 1796  St. Pierre aux Liens, Caraquet, Gloucester, NB [Francois/Marie Baudril]; d: 12 April 1812  Ste. Famille, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB

              6     Augustin Pitre  b: Abt. 1797  Gloucester, NB; d: Aft. 1871  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB

                            +Marguerite Boudreau  b: 21 November 1802  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; m: 6 November 1821  Petit Rocher, Northumberland, NB [Joseph Athanase/Isabelle Bujold]; d: Bet. 1861-1871  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB

              6     Jules Pitre  b: 11 August 1799  Ste. Famille, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; d: Bef. September 1831

                            +Julienne Theriot  b: Abt. 1799  New Brunswick; m: 26 October 1819  Ste. Famille, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB [Jean Baptiste/Genevieve Pinet]; d: 19 November 1882  St. Bonaventure, Bonaventure, Quebec

              6     Charles Pitre  b: Abt. 1801; d: 15 August 1806  Ste. Famille, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB

              6     Claire Pitre  b: 1 February 1802  Ste. Famille, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB

                            +Laurent Commeford  b: Abt. 1801; m: 25 November 1822  Ste. Famille, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB [George/Elizabeth Langar]; d: Bef. 1833

                      *2nd Husband of Claire Pitre:                  

                            +John Hill  b: Abt. 1801; m: 23 September 1833  Ste. Famille, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB

              6     Marie Julienne Pitre  b: 16 April 1804  Ste. Famille, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; d: Aft. 1861

                            +Raphael DeGrace  b: 28 April 1795  St. Pierre aux Liens, Caraquet, Gloucester, NB; m: 9 May 1826  St. Polycarpe, Petit Rocher, Gloucester, NB [Antoine/Angelique Hache]

              6     Marie Pitre  b: 28 May 1806  Ste. Famille, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB

              6     Marie Rose Pitre  b: 25 July 1808  Ste. Famille, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; d: 24 April 1811  Ste. Famille, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB

              6     Edouard Pitre  b: 20 December 1810  Ste. Famille, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; d: July 1871  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB

                            +Marguerite Olive Hache  b: 16 January 1811  Ste. Famille, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; m: 14 September 1831  Ste. Famille, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB [Joseph/Helene Landry]; d: Aft. 1881

 

       

            *2nd Wife of Charles Olivier Pitre:                   

                          +Marie Esther Theriot  b: 25 November 1790  St. Pierre aux Liens, Caraquet, Gloucester, NB; m: 28 April 1812  Ste. Famille, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB [Victor/Judith 'Julie' Thibodeau]; d: 15 February 1891  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB

              6     Clotilde Pitre  b: 1 November 1814  Ste. Famille, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; d: 28 March 1892  N. Tetagouche, Gloucester, NB

                            +Joseph Isaie Hache  b: 23 April 1807  Ste. Famille, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; m: 15 January 1833  Ste. Famille, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB [Joseph/Helene Landry]; d: Aft. 1891

              6     Rose Pitre  b: 1 November 1814  Ste. Famille, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; d: 13 October 1891  Ste. Therese, Robertville, Gloucester, NB

                            +Joseph Bryer  b: Abt. 1800  Portugal; m: 11 November 1839  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; d: Aft. 1891

              6      boy Pitre  b: 16 October 1816  Ste. Famille, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; d: 16 October 1816  Ste. Famille, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB

              6      Lucie Pitre  b: Abt. 1818  Gloucester, NB; d: 10 September 1910  Bathurst Village, Gloucester, NB

                            +Raphael Hache  b: 5 January 1817  Ste. Famille, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; m: 15 January 1838  St. Polycarpe, Petit Rocher, Gloucester, NB [Sylvain/Anastasie Lavigne]; d: 4 April 1914  Bathurst Village, Gloucester, NB

              6      Eusebe Pitre  b: Abt. 1824  Gloucester, NB; d: 28 November 1895  Brewer, Penobscot, ME

                            +Elizabeth Doucet  b: Abt. 1833; m: 12 August 1857  Ste. Famille, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB [Pierre/Isabelle Pitre]; d: Abt. 1873  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB    

  6      Calixte Isaie Pitre  b: 1 September 1825  Ste. Famille, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB

 

 

Notes for Charles Olivier Pitre:

- Notes for ancestry:  marriage entry for 4 April 1796 states Charles Pitre (father deceased/mother Marie Orion) & Celeste Comeau (father Francois, widower of Marie Bodry).  Charles 2nd marriage states he is widower of Celeste Comeau & includes 2nd wife's parents.

 

20 Feb 1807 land grant: Charles Petre (D-113, grant #447), Bay of Chaleur, Northumberland, NB, 128 acres, with brothers John Baptist Petre 132 acres & Michael Petre 152 acres, and 25 others: Joseph Ache 100 acres, Michael Ache 124 acres, Sylvan Ache 100 acres, Joseph Arseneau 100 acres, Simon Arseneau 122 acres, Joseph Bertin 140 acres, Joseph Athenas Boudrot Jr. 140 acres, Joseph Athenas Boudrot Sr. 140 acres, John Baptist Daigle 108 acres, Antoine Degrace 144 acres, Charles Doucet 284 acres, Joseph Doucet 124 acres, Luke Doucet 140 acres, Michael Doucet 140 acres, Pierre Doucet Jr. *297 acres, Pierre Doucet Sr. 571 acres, Dominick Doucett 120 acres, John Lavine Jr. 110 acres, John Lavine Sr. 120 acres, Joseph Leblanc 210 acres, Louis Melanson 164 acres, Maximin Melanson 118 acres, Isabel Morrison 281 acres, James Robertson Sr. 474 acres, Leblanc Romaine 217 acres.

 

5 February 1825 (V1, #147) -  Charles Pitre & wife Esther of St. Peters, Saumarez, sell some land (some in Caraquette and the second is 1/7 part of lot #8 originally granted to [Esther’s father] Victor Terrio) for 12 pounds 10 shillings to Gregoire Terrio.  (registered 17 July 1830)

 

22 June 1833 Indenture (V1, #442) – Charles Petre & wife Esther of Bathurst sold land for 30 pounds to son Augustin Petre.

 

22 June 1833 Indenture (V1, #443) – Charles Petre & wife Esther of Bathurst sold land for 40 pounds to (son) Edward Petre of Bathurst.

 

22 June 1833 Indenture (V1, #444) – Made between Augustine Petre & Edward Petre of Bathurst and their parents Charles Petre & Esther his wife, that Augustin & Edward are bound in the sum of 30 pounds each (concerning a land sale) which will be void as long as certain conditions are met (in effect to take care of them in their old age).  Augustin & Edward sold to their parents for 5 shillings some land.  This land would revert to Augustin & Edward upon their parents’ deaths.  Charles Petre declared Edouard’s debt paid on 24 February 1852.

 

Probated will 17 June 1853 (written 6 August 1845) (V5, #509) – In the name of God Amen I Charles Petre of Bathurst in the County of Gloucester and Province of New Brunswick sensible that it is appointed to all men once to die and that it is my duty to settle and dispose of my worldly affairs in order that there may be no dispute or jealousy among my children and wife after my death.  Do make this my last will and testament.  I was the owner of the lot number twenty three at Bathurst aforesaid situated between the lot granted to Joseph Arseneau and that granted to Sylvan Ashe.  I conveyed two parcels of the same one to my son Augustin and another to my Son Edward as by the conveyances to them duly recorded will appear.  The parcel which I have not conveyed and such personal property as I may die possessed of is what I desire by this my last will and testament now to dispose of and I will and bequeath them as follows.  I will and bequeath all the rest residue and remainder of the said lot number twenty three now unconveyed unto my beloved wife, Ester.  To have and to hold the same unto her during the term of her natural life together with all and singular the privileges improvements and appurtenances to the same and the houses outhouses and barns thereto belonging and after her death I will and bequeath the same unto my son Useb Petre to have and to hold the same unto him his heirs and assigns forever.  And as touching such personal property and moveables as I may die possessed of I will and bequeath the same and every of them share and share alike to my said wife Ester and my said Son Useb.  To have and to hold the same unto them their executors administrators and assigns.  And I further will and bequeath all and any debts dues or demands which may be coming to me at the time of my death to my said wife Ester and son Useb share and share alike.  In witness whereof I have set my hand to these presents this sixth day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty five.  Signed by direction of the testator and in his presence in the presence of us having been first read over and explained to him and he apparently understanding the same.  Charles Peter (his mark)  Thomas Baldwin Hugh Strahorn  J.M. Madran Ptre. Gloucester to wit Be it remembered that on this seventeenth day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty three before me Henry W. Baldwin Register of deeds in and for the County aforesaid personally came and appeared Thomas Baldwin on of the subscribing witnesses to the aforegoing instrument who being duly sworn on the Holy Evangelists of Almighty God deposeth and saith that he was personally present and saw Charles Petre whose name is subscribed to the said instrument sign and deliver the same as his act and deed to and for the uses and purposes therein mentioned.  Henry B. Baldwin Co. Regr.  Received and Registered the seventeenth day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty three as number five hundred and nine and on page four hundred and twenty three of the fifth volume of the records of the County of Gloucester.  Henry W. Baldwin Co. Regr.

 

Census

- 1861 Widow Marie Esther Theriot living with son Eusebe & his family in Bathurst.  Augustin, wife Marguerite, & daughter Ellen in Bathurst.  Jules' widow Julienne now married to Vital Poirier, living in Bonaventure, Quebec.  Marie Julienne & her Degrace children living in Rimouski, Quebec.  Edouard & his family are in Bathurst.  Clotilde (aka Catherine) w/husband & family in Bathurst.  Rose w/husband & children in Beresford.  Lucie w/husband & children in Bathurst.

- 1871 Bathurst, Gloucester, NB: Ester Thereio 83, living with Lucy's family.

- 1881 Bathurst, Gloucester, NB:  Raphael Ache 70 farmer, wife Lucy 65, widow Hester Pete 99, 10 more Ache persons.
 

Notes for Marie Esther Theriot:

Misc:  The Daily Telegraph, St. John, St. John, NB, 10 April 1889:  There is living at St. Andrews, about three miles from Bathurst, Mrs. Charles Pitre who is aged 104 years.  She is quite smart and in possession of all her faculties.  She can knit with such a rapidity as to make a young woman blush and she attends to the feeding of hens and is useful about the house in many other ways.  [transcribed by Daniel F. Johnson]

- Obituary:  Saint John Globe, St. John, St. John, NB, 17 February 1891:  A Bathurst (Glouc. Co.) correspondent writing 16th says: Mrs. Charles Petre of St. Anne's, three miles from Bathurst, died Sunday, caused by a fall she received while out walking last week.  She was 100 years of age and had all her faculties to the last.

- Union Advocate, Newcastle, Northumberland, NB, 25 February 1891:  Bathurst (Glouc. Co.) Feb 21st - Died here this week a Mrs. Pitre, aged 106; funeral was large attended by relatives and friends.  [transcribed by Daniel F. Johnson]

 

 

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