Dominique Pitre

1887 Bloomfield, PEI 1937 Westbrook, Maine



Continuation of tree (3rd child of Joseph A. Pitre/Catherine Buote); all known surname descendants:

                  9        Dominique Pitre  b: 17 May 1887  St. Anthony, Bloomfield, PEI; d: 1937  Westbrook, Cumberland, ME

                                   +Melanie Degou (Degon)  b: 3 November 1884  Cape Breton, NS; m: Abt. 1907; d: 1956  Westbrook, Cumberland, ME

                             10       Percy O'Neil Peters  b: 14 June 1909  Sydney, Cape Breton, NS; d: 17 November 1974  Seminole, Pinellas, FL

                                          +Antoinette L. Gaudet  b: Abt. 1917  Maine; m: 18 April 1942  Westbrook, Cumberland, ME; d: Aft. November 1974

                             10       Lena Peters  b: November 1910  Montreal, Maisonneuve, Quebec; d: Aft. 1911

                             10       Marguerite J. Peters  b: 27 July 1912  Quebec; d: 22 January 1996  Portland, Cumberland, ME

                                          +Neil P. King (aka Keene)  b: Abt. 1907  Maine; m: 4 February 1937  S. Portland, Cumberland, ME; d: Aft. 1950

                             10       Joseph Henri Pitre  b: 6 August 1914  La Nativite de la Bienheureuse Vierge Marie, Montreal, Quebec; d: 17 February 1989  Largo, Pinellas, FL

                                           +Barbara F. Hunter  b: 9 May 1917  Westbrook, Cumberland, ME; m: 11 December 1941  Westbrook, Cumberland, ME; d: 12 November 1990  St. Petersburg, Pinellas, FL

                             10       Pierre Peters  b: March 1917  Quebec; d: 10 May 1917  Notre Dame Basilica, Montreal, Quebec

                             10       Raymond Edward Pitre  b: 21 August 1922  Westbrook, Cumberland, ME; d: 29 September 1996  S. Portland, Cumberland, ME

                                          +Bertha H. Demers  b: Abt. 1923; m: 28 December 1946  Westbrook, Cumberland, ME; d: Aft. September 1996

                             10       Ernest Arthur Peters  b: July 1927 (1 January 1928)  Westbrook, Cumberland, ME; d: 15 May 2005  Washington, Clark, OR

                                          +Aris Jean McLain (Brower)  b: 12 February 1938  Bottineau, Bottineau, ND; m: 29 November 1973  Vancouver, Clark, WA (divorced 10 January 1983), remarried 2 April 1988  Vancouver, Clark, WA [Harold Edward/Olga Amanda Sather]; d: 21 June 2001  Vancouver, Clark, WA



Notes for Dominique Pitre:


- 1911 Montreal, Maisonneuve, Quebec:  Dominique Pitre 24, wife Minnie 27, Percy 2, Lena 1.


- 1920 (emigrated to USA June 1920)

- 1930 Westbrook, Cumberland, Maine:  Dominique T. Peters 42 (carpenter), wife Minnie M. 47, Percy N. 20, Marguerite J. 17, Henry J. 15, Raymond E. 7, Ernest A. 2 years 9 months.

- 1940 Westbrook, Cumberland, ME:  Widow Minnie Peters 55, Percy N. 30 R.R. track worker/pvt. R. Road, Raymond E. 17 laborer/reforestation, Ernest A. 12.  [327 Brown Street]

- 1950 South Portland, Cumberland, ME:  Neil P. King 42, wife Margaret B. 37 spinning run/cotton mill, Ellen M. 8, Janet R. 6, widowed mother-in-law Minnie Peters 64.

Maine Naturalization record:  Dominick Thomas Peters aka Thomas Peters, age 36, mill employee, 5'7", 155 lbs., dark brown hair, blue eyes, b. Bloomfield, PEI 14 May 1887, reside Falmouth St., Westbrook, ME; emigrated from Montreal on Grand Trunk RR, wife is Minnie (Digou) Peters b. Cape Breton, NS; arrived at port of Island Pond, VT 19 Jun 1920; signed Dominick Thomas Peters 7 Mar 1924.

Tombstone Inscription, St. Hyacinth Cemetery, Westbrook, ME:  Dominique / Peters / 1887 - 1937

Notes for Melanie Degou:

Alien Registration, 28 June 1940 Westbrook, ME: Mannie Peters; 327 Brown, Westbrook; in US/ME 21 years; b. 3 Nov 1884 Canada; mar w/5 children


Obituaries for the children:

Percy Neil Peters:  Tampa Bay Times (St. Petersburg, FL), Tuesday, 19 November 1974:  Peters, Percy N., 65, of 9333 Park Blvd., Seminole, died Sunday (Nov. 17, 1974).  A retired maintenance man for Mitchell Electric, he moved here six years ago from Westbrook, Maine.  Member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Seminole.  Survived by his wife Antoinette; three brothers, Raymond of Portland, Maine, Henry of S. Windham, Maine, and Ernest of Portland, Ore.; a sister, Mrs. Peggy Keene, Portland, Maine.  Baynard-Thompson Seminole Beach Memorial Funeral Home.


Joseph Henri Pitre:  Tampa Bay Times (St. Petersburg, FL), Sunday, 19 February 1989:  Peters, Henry J., 74, of Seminole, died Friday (Feb. 17, 1989) at Sun Coast Hospital, Largo.  Born in Montreal, Canada, he came here six years ago from Windham, Maine.  He was a cutter with Scott Paper Mill.  He was an Air Force veteran of World War II.  He was a member of American Legion Post 158, Seminole.  Survivors include three sons, Lawrence, West Buxton, Maine, Henry Jr., Sanford, Maine, and Robert, Burlington, Vt.; two brothers, Raymond, Port St. Lucie, and Ernest, Portland, Ore.; a sister, Margaret Keene, Portland, Maine; and four grandchildren.  International Chapels, Pinellas Park.


Raymond Edward Pitre:  Portland Press Herald (ME), Tuesday, 1 October 1996 - RAYMOND E. PETERS WORKED AT BAXTER SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF - Raymond E. Peters, 74, formerly of 425 Broadway died Sunday at a local nursing home after a long illness.  He was born in Westbrook, a son of Thomas and Minnie Degou Peters, and attended Westbrook schools.  During World War II, Mr. Peters served with the Army in the Philippines.  For more than 30 years he was employed by Governor Baxter School for the Deaf, and the Sportsman's Grill in Portland.  He retired in 1987.  Mr. Peters was a communicant of Holy Cross Church.  Surviving are his wife of 49 years, Bertha Demers Peters; three daughters, Judith A. Thibeault of Coral Springs, Fla., Patricia E. Peters of Westbrook and Andrea M. Bartnick of Port St. Lucie, Fla.; four sons, Thomas C., R. Scott and Russell E., all of Portland, and Richard L. of South Portland; a brother, Ernest of Oregon; and 10 grandchildren.  A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Holy Cross Church.  Arrangements by Conroy-Tully South Portland Chapel.


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