Ernest Gilbert Petrie

1880 Chatham, New Brunswick 1941 Springvale, Maine



Continuation of tree (9th child of Gilbert Pitre/Emelia Johnson); all known surname descendants:

              8          Ernest Gilbert Petrie  b: 18 July 1880  St. Michel, Chatham, Northumberland, NB; d: 25 July 1941  Springvale, York, ME

                                 +Emelie Arseneau  b: 26 July 1882  St. Michel, Chatham, Northumberland, NB; m: Abt. 1914 Springvale, York, ME [John/Victoire Vienneau]; d: 23 April 1966  Springvale, York, ME

                           9         Lillian Mary Petrie  b: 8 June 1915  Springvale, York, ME; d: 10 June 1981  Portland, Somerset, ME

                                        +Jethro Eli Poulin  b: 8 April 1906  Waterville, Kennebec, ME; m: 8 June 1970  Waterville, Kennebec, ME [Joseph Edward/Marie O.Tardiff]; d: 6 November 1987  Farmington, Franklin, ME



Notes for Ernest Gilbert Petrie:


- 1891 Chatham, Northumberland, New Brunswick:  Gilbert Peterie 56 (shoemaker), wife Amelie 43, Felix 23 (mill/labourer), Joseph 21 (mill/labourer), Mary 20, Minnie 15, Sarah 12, Earnest 10, Alfred 9, John 6, Clement 3.


- 1900 New Brunswick/Maine

- 1911 Chatham, Northumberland, NB:  George Grant 37, wife Mary 35, George 15, John 2, mother Bertha 71; boarder Ernest Petrie 30.

- 1920 Springvale, Sanford, York, Maine:  Ernest Petrie 40 (Can-immig 1899) washer/woolen mill, wife Emma 36 (Can-immig 1911) cementer/shoe shop, sister-in-law Florence Arseneau 19 (Can) stitcher/shoe shop, step-daughter Mabel Hashee 19 stitcher/shoe shop.


- 1930 Sanford, York, ME:  Ernest Petrie 50 (Can-immig 1900) (35) laborer/street department, wife Emma 45 (Can-immig 1912) shoe worker/shoe shop, Lillian 14


- 1940 Springvale, Sanford, York, ME:  Ernest Petrie 60 (FC) road cleaner/town work, wife Emma 58 (FC) skiver/shoe shop.  In New Portland, Somerset, ME:  Lillian M. Petrie 23, lodging with family of Jethro E. Pouli 34 & wife Jeannette N. 28.

- 1950 Springvale, York, ME:  Widow Emma Petrie 65 (Can) skiving machine/shoe factory.  In  New Portland, Somerset, ME:  Lillian M. Petrie 34, sister-in-law of Jethro E. Poulin 44 cutting pulp/lumber co. & wife Jeannette M. 38.

Obituary:  Journal Tribune (Biddeford, ME), Thursday, 31 July 1941:  Funeral services were conducted at the Notre Dame Church in Springvale Monday at 7:30 a.m. for Gilbert E. Petrie, 64, who died suddenly at his home on Main street, Springvale, Friday.  The Rev. Antonio Girardin officiated at the service.  Mr. Petrie was a native of Chatham, N. B. coming to Springvale several years ago and was employed by the Goodall Worsted Co. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Emma Petrie, a daughter, Miss Lillian Petrie of Springvale; a brother, Clarence Petrie of Berlin, N.H. and a sister, Miss Mary Petrie of Bangor.  Interment was in Notre Dame Cemetery, Springvale.


Tombstone Inscription:  Notre Dame Cemetery, Springvale, York, ME:  PETRIE / Ernest G. Petrie / July 19, 1881 - July 25, 1941 / Emily A. Petrie / July 26, 1882 - Apr. 23, 1966


Notes for Emelie Arseneau:

Obituary:  Journal Tribune (Biddeford, ME), Thursday, 28 April 1966:  Mrs. Emily Arsenault Petrie, 83, died Saturday morning at her home on Upper Oak street, Springvale.  Born at Chatham, N. B., on July 26, 1882, she was the daughter of John J. and Victoria Vienneau Arsenault.  Mrs. Petrie was a skiver at the Allied Novelty Shoe Company and a communicant of Notre Dame Church.


Obituary for the daughter:

Lillian Mary Petrie:  Journal Tribune (Biddeford, ME), Friday, 12 June 1981:  New Portland - Lillian M. Poulin, 66, died Wednesday at Maine Medical Center, Portland after a long illness.  She was born in Sanford, June 8, 1915.  She attended Sanford schools.  She was a member of St. Joseph Church, Farmington, and was a member of the New Portland Grange.  She was owner and operator of the New Portland Ceramics and Souvenir Store.  Surviving are her husband, Jethro Poulin Sr. of New Portland; three sons, Roger Poulin of Farmington, Richard Poulin of New Portland, and Jethro Poulin Jr. of Farmington; two daughters, Doris Arsenault of Madison, and Sheila Shea of New Portland; 36 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.  A funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Church, Farmington.  Interment will be in Poulin Cemetery, New Portland.  Calling hours will be Saturday and Sunday from 2-9 p.m. at her former residence on Route 27, New Portland.  Arrangements are being made by Adams Funeral Home, Farmington.


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