Drusus 'Adruce' Pitre

1848 Tignish, PEI 1929 Palmer Road, PEI

 

 

Continuation of tree (7th child of Maxime Pitre/Madeleine Poirier); all known surname descendants:

                   7     Drusus 'Adruce' Pitre  b: 29 May 1848  St. Simon & St. Jude, Tignish, PEI; d: 20 July 1929  Palmer Road, Prince, PEI

                              +Marie Gallant  b: 6 January 1852  Tignish, PEI; m: 24 February 1873  St. Simon & St. Jude, Tignish, PEI [Sylvain/Marie Gaudet]; d: 15 March 1911  Palmer Road, PEI

                         8       Mary Josephine Peters  b: 25 July 1874  St. Simon & St. Jude, Tignish, PEI; d: 4 December 1955  Seaside, Clatsop, OR

                                     +Earnest O. Newell  b: 4 July 1870  Enosburgh, VT; m: Abt. 1890; d: 5 March 1912  Astoria, Clatsop, OR

                                    *2nd Husband of Mary Josephine Peters:

                                     +Fedir Knobloch  b: 28 March 1872  Germany; m: Abt. 1915  Oregon; d: 4 May 1958  Seaside, Clatsop, OR

                         8       Mary Esther Peters  b: 17 April 1877  St. Simon & St. Jude, Tignish, PEI; d: 10 July 1945  Pleasant View, PEI

                                     +Joseph Jean Doucette  b: 4 October 1871  Tignish, Prince, PEI; m: 20 September 1898  Immaculate Conception, Palmer Road, PEI [Jean/Ursule Gaudet]; d: 13 June 1950  Pleasant View, PEI

                         8       Joseph Etienne Peters  b: 8 December 1878  Palmer Road, PEI; d: 16 October 1963  Seaside, Clatsop, OR

                                     +Cecelia M. ---  b: Abt. 1880  Oregon; m: Abt. 1905; d: Aft. 1940

                                   *2nd Wife of Joseph Etienne Peters:

                                     +Eleanor Elnora Trent  b: 10 March 1893  Waldron, Crook, OR; m: unknown [John/Emma Parrish]; d: 25 February 1969  Prineville, Crook, OR

                         8       Mary Leocadie Peters  b: 10 March 1880  St. Simon & St. Jude, Tignish, PEI; d: 3 May 1959  Pleasant View, PEI

                                     +Jerome J. Doucet  b: 9 March 1879  Palmer Road, PEI; m: Abt. 1910 [Jean/Ursule Gaudet]; d: 27 February 1952  Pleasant View, PEI

                         8       Catherine Agnes Pitre  b: 9 February 1882  Palmer Road, PEI; d: 1962  Westbrook, Cumberland, ME

                                     +Arsene Samuel Fecteau  b: 7 August 1876  Biddeford, York, ME; m: Abt. 1903 [Honore/Arthemise Fortin]; d: 22 November 1938  Westbrook, Cumberland, ME

                         8       Sylvain Pitre  b: 9 September 1885  Immaculate Conception, Palmer Road, PEI; d: 9 August 1953  Halifax, NS

                                     +Marie Judith 'Julia' Poirier  b: 1888  PEI; m: 16 October 1907  Palmer Road, PEI; d: 1920

                                  *2nd Wife of Sylvain Pitre:

                                     +Elizabeth Arsenault  b: 15 June 1898  PEI; m: Abt. 1920; d: 6 March 1969

                         8       Marie Angele Pitre  b: 31 May 1891  Immaculate Conception, Palmer Road, PEI; d: 1953  Westbrook, Cumberland, ME

                                     +Joachim Arsenault  b: 3 December 1885; m: Abt. 1920  Palmer Road, PEI; d: 1950  Palmer Road, PEI

 

                           *2nd Wife of Drusus 'Adruce' Pitre:

                              +Elizabeth ---  b: Abt. 1847; m: Aft. 1911; d: Aft. 1921

 

Notes for Drusus Pitre:

Census

- 1881 PEI, Tignish, Lot 1:  Adrus Peters 31 (farmer), wife Mary 29, Mary J. 7, Mary S. 4, Joseph E. 2, Mary 1.

- 1891 PEI, Lot 1B1:  Adrus Peters 44 (farmer), wife Mary 40, Mary 17, Esther 14, Joseph 12, Cadie 11, Agnes 9, Sylvain 6.

- 1901 PEI, Lot 1A4:  Adrus Peters 52, wife Marey 49, Leocadi 21, Annas 19, Selvain 15, Mariza 9, lodger Anna Mayer 5. 

- 1911 PEI, Palmer Road, Lot 2:  Widower Adresse Peters 62 (farmer), Silving 25, wife Judite 22, Dilea 2, Josephine 7 months; son-in-law John Arsenault 28 (farmer), wife Maria 20.  Joseph 32 & wife Cecilia 30 in Clackamas, Oak Grove, Oregon (1910).

 

- 1921 PEI, Palmer Road (Lot 1):  Adrus Peters 74 farmer, wife Elizabeth 75.
 

Tombstone Inscription, Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Palmer Road, PEI:  In memory / Adruce Pitre / died July 20, 1929 / age 82 / and his wife / Mary Gallant / died Mar / 15, 1911 age 59

 

Online photos:  http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/3680614/person/-1684611861

 

Notes for Marie Gallant:

Obituary:  L'Impartial (PEI), Tuesday, 28 March 1911:  Died, at Palmer Road, 15 March, after an illness of only three days, Mrs. Adrus Pitre, nee Marie Gallant, daughter of the late Sylvain Gallant of l'Etang des Clous, at the age of 59 years, 2 months and 9 days.  She leaves to mourn a spouse and seven children: two sons and five daughters:  The sons are Joseph of Portland, Oregon, Sylvain under the paternal roof; the daughters are: Josephine, Mme. Proole, Portland, Oregon, Marie Leocadie, Mme. Joseph Doucet, Leocadie, Mme Jerome Doucet, Agnes Mme. S. Fecteau, Westbrook, Me., Marie-Anne, Mme. Joachim Arsenault.  His funeral took place at Palmer Road church on Sunday morning, amid a big group of relatives and friends.  The bearers were:  Irene Perry, Capt. Frank Gallant, Philias Doucet, Jean Poirier, Fidele Bernard and Jean Doucet.  She belonged to the societies of Sacre Coeur, Rosaire Perpetue a de la Ste. Famile.  May her soul rest in peace.

 

Obituaries for the children:

Sylvain Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, Immaculate Conception Cemetery, St. Louis, PEI:  PETERS / Sylvain / Peters / 1885 - 1953 / Judith / Poirier / 1888 - 1920 / Elizabeth Arsenault / 1898 - 1969 / forever in our hearts

 

 

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Items in RED have been verified against parish register entries.

- Some PEI deaths in RED sourced from tombstone inscriptions.

 

Last updated:  23 October 2022.