Charles Pitre

1860 Bathurst, New Brunswick 1906 St. John, NB



Continuation of tree (2nd child of Eusebe Pitre/Elizabeth Doucet); all known surname descendants:

               7     Charles Pitre  b: 6 February 1860  Ste. Famille, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; d: 17 September 1906  St. John, St. John, NB

                               +Mary Esther Degruchy  b: Abt. 1865  New Bandon, Gloucester, NB; m: 16 February 1885  St. John the Evangelist, Belledune, Gloucester, NB [George/Venerande Blanchard]; d: 3 July 1945  Waterford, Saratoga, NY

                           8      Marie Ellen Pitre  b: 27 January 1889  St. Joseph, Nash Creek, Restigouche, NB; d: 28 January 1890  Jacquet River, Restigouche, NB

                           8      Joseph Charles Zenon Pitre  b: 26 April 1892  Ste. Famille, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; d: 30 October 1965  Troy, Rensselaer, NY

                                       +Ida E. Shutt (Hartman)  b: 17 February 1896  Danville, Montour, PA; m: 20 April 1935  Watervliet, Albany, NY [Frank/Ella E. Fausnaught]; d: 11 June 1941  Albany, NY

                           8      George Francis Pitre  b: 3 January 1897  St. John, St. John, NB

                           8      James Pitre  b: 7 May 1899  St. John, St. John, NB; d: 30 April 1978  Troy, Rensselaer, NY

                                       +Alberta Delpech  b: 11 October 1903  Newton, Sussex, NJ; m: 16 July 1927  Sacred Heart Church, Albany, NY [Michael/Madeleine Driscoll]; d: 17 September 1999  Ballston Spa, Saratoga, NY



Notes for Charles Pitre:


- 1881 Bathurst, Gloucester, New Brunswick:  Charles Pete 20 servant, living w/family of Thomas Raitt 32 photographer & wife Fyfe 32.


- 1891

- 1901


- 1911 Colborne, Heron Island, Restigouche, NB:  Isaac Burnett 62 laborer/lumber mill, wife Mary 45, James Petrie 12.


- 1920 Saratoga, Saratoga, New York:  Isaac Burnet 64 carpenter/house, wife Mary E. 54, stepson James Petrie 20 doffer/cotton mill  [Broadway]


- 1930 Albany, Albany, NY:  James Petrie 30 workman/cinder blocker, wife Alberta 26, Madeline 1 year 2 months, widowed mother Esther Burnett 60, roomer Alexena Grenier 23 waitress/hospital  [176 First Street]


- 1940


Tombstone Inscriptions:  Notre Dame Visitation Cemetery, Schuylerville, NY:  1857 Isaac Burnett 1925 / 1868 Mary E. Burnett 1945 / her son / 1899 James Petrie 1978 / 1903 Alberta Petrie 1999  //  BURNETT / PETRIE


Notes for Mary Esther Degruchy:

Obituary:  The Saratogian (NY), Thursday, 5 July 1945:  Schuylerville - Mrs. Mary Esther Burnett, wife of the late Isaac Burnett, died at the home of her niece, Mrs. Joseph LeMay, 43 Clifton, Waterford, at 2:50 p.m. Tuesday after a lingering illness.  She was born in Canada and had resided in Schuylerville until five years ago when she went to Watervliet to reside with her son, James Petrie.  Survivors are two sons, James Petrie and Joseph Petrie, and a granddaughter, Madeline Petrie, Watervliet, a brother, Peter Degrechie, Northumberland, two sisters, Mrs. Minnie Brown, Waterford, and Mrs. Mary Shepard, Cohoes, besides a number of nieces and nephews.  The funeral will be conducted at 8:30 a.m. tomorrow at 43 Clifton. Waterford, and at 9:30 a.m. in the Notre Dame de Lourdes Church, Schuylerville, where a Requiem High Mass will be sung by the pastor, the Rev. Leo J. Dufort.  Burial will be in the Notre Dame de Lourdes Cemetery.


Border Crossing: November 1911 from Montreal into US: Isaac Baronet 64 carpenter, wife Mary Ester Baronet 45, James Petrie 12


WWI registration records (sons):

James Petrie:  James Petrie; Saratoga, NY (res. Schuylerville); laborer; 7 May 1899; Mrs. Esther Burnett; short/medium; brown eyes; black hair


Obituaries for the children:

Joseph Charles Zenon Pitre:  The Knickerbocker News (Albany, NY), Monday, 1 November 1965:  Funeral services for Joseph Petrie, 73, of 1245 Tenth Avenue, Watervliet, will be held at 9 a.m. Wednesday at Parker Brothers Memorial, 2013 Broadway, and at 9:30 a.m. from Sacred Heart of Mary Church, Watervliet.  Mr. Petrie died Saturday at Samaritan Hospital after a brief illness.  A native of Canada, he was the husband of the late Ida Shutt.  He was employed by the Great Lake Dredge and Dock Co. for 20 years, until his retirement two years ago.  He was a member of Cohoes Lodge of Moose and the International Union of Operating Engineers.  Mr. Petrie is survived by two stepsons, Ralph and Charles Hartman, and a stepdaughter, Mrs. Violet Thierbecker, all of Watervliet, and a brother, James Petrie of Averill Park.



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Items in RED have been verified against parish register entries. 

- Deaths in RED from online death certificates (1920-1938), online death registrations (1888-1919), or from obituaries.


Last updated:  9 May 2022.