Etienne Jean Baptiste Pitre

1880 Petit Rocher, New Brunswick 1949 Gardiner, Maine

 

 

Continuation of tree (12th child of Etienne Pitre/Judith Gallant); all known surname descendants:

              8      Etienne Jean Baptiste Pitre  b: 27 August 1880  St. Polycarpe, Petit Rocher, Gloucester, NB; d: 1949  Gardiner, Kennebec, ME

                               +Emilie Roy (aka King)  b: 15 October 1873  St. Ephrem de Tring, Beauce, Quebec; m: 25 November 1901  Gardiner, Kennebec, ME [Joseph/Martine Shink]; d: 1947  Gardiner, Kennebec, ME

                        9          Alice Peters  b: 5 August 1902  Gardiner, Kennebec, ME; d: 12 April 1995  Gardiner, Kennebec, ME

                                        +Fred Searles Thornton  b: 21 August 1901  Brunswick, Cumberland, ME; m: 30 March 1921  Gardiner, Kennebec, ME [Thomas L./Nellie F. Pratt]; d: 15 May 1968  Gardiner, Kennebec, ME

                        9          Eva Mae Peters  b: 8 April 1904  Waterville, Kennebec, ME; d: 21 December 1965  Waterville, Kennebec, ME

                                        +Carl Moore Purdy  b: 16 July 1905  Randolph, Kennebec, ME; m: 21 November 1927  Gardiner, Kennebec, ME [Frank S./Ella L. --]; d: 3 February 1987  Winthrop, Kennebec, ME

                        9          Lucy Peters  b: 23 November 1907  Gardiner, Kennebec, ME; d: 19 August 1908  Gardiner, Kennebec, ME

                        9          Anna 'Mary' Peters  b: 21 September 1908  Gardiner, Kennebec, ME; d: 1 July 1990  Reading, Berkshire, PA

                                      +Langdon Wesley Wilson  b: 27 October 1910  Gardiner, Kennebec, ME; m: 19 June 1932  Maine [Irving Llewellyn/Margaret Melitta Sears]; d: December 1979  Reading, Berkshire, PA

                        9          Albert John Peters  b: 25 May 1910  Gardiner, Kennebec, ME; d: 13 April 1979  Chelsea, Kennebec, ME

                        9          Lawrence Joseph Peters  b: 14 April 1913  Gardiner, Kennebec, ME; d: 21 October 1974  Gardiner, Kennebec, ME

                                      +Gilberte Lizotte  b: 21 February 1913  Madawaska, Aroostook, ME; m: 30 May 1936  Gardiner, Kennebec, ME [Jules/Elise Sirois]; d: 2 September 1972  Augusta, Kennebec, ME

 

 

Notes for Etienne Jean Baptiste Pitre:

Census

- 1910 Gardiner, Kennebec, Maine:  John Peterson 29 (paper mill/fireman), wife of 9 years Amelia 32 (3 of 4 children still living), Alice 7, Eva M. 6, Mary A. 18 months.

- 1920 Gardiner, Kennebec, ME:  John Peters 38 (mill/fireman), wife Emily 43, Eva 16, Anna 11, Albert 9, Lawrence 6.

- 1930 Gardiner, Kennebec, ME:  John Peters 49 (paper mill/fireman), wife Emily 55, Albert 20, Lawrence 17.

 

WW1 registration records: John Baptiste Peters; Kennebec, ME; born 17 Aug 1881 (Canada); Emily Peters; tall height, medium build; grey eyes & light brown hair.

 

Tombstone Inscription, St. Josephs Cemetery, Gardiner:  PETERS-PURDY / Father / John Peters / 1880 - 1949  //  Mother / Emily Peters / 1873 - 1947

 

Obituaries for the children:

Alice Peters:  Tombstone Inscriptions:  St. Joseph Cemetery, Gardiner:  THORNTON / Fred S. Thornton / 1901 - 1968 / his wife / Alice Peters / 1902 - 1995 / perpetual care

 

Eva Mae Peters:  Kennebec Journal, Wednesday, 22 December 1965 - Gardiner - Mrs. Eva Mary Purdy, 61, died Tuesday at Thayer Hospital, Waterville.  She was born in Waterville April 8, 1904 the daughter of John and Emily Roi Peters.  She is survived by her husband, Carl M Purdy, Gardiner; one son, Donald, Gardiner; two brothers, Albert J. Peters, New York City, and Lawrence L. Peters Gardiner; two sisters, Mrs. Langdon Wilson, Hellertown Pa., and Mrs. Alice Thornton, Gardiner; four grandchildren, one uncle; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.  Funeral services will be held Thursday at 9 a.m. from St. Joseph's Catholic Church.
Tombstone Inscription, St. Josephs Cemetery, Gardiner:  PETERS-PURDY / Carl Purdy / 1905 - 1987  //  Eva Peters / Purdy / 1904 - 1965

 

Anna 'Mary' Peters:  Tombstone Inscription, Union Cemetery, Hellertown, Northampton, PA:  WILSON / Langdon W. / 1910 - 1979 / married June 19, 1932 / Anna M. / 1908 Spohn 1990

 

Lawrence Joseph Peters:  Tombstone Inscriptions:  St. Joseph Cemetery, Gardiner:  Dad / Lawrence J. Peters / 1913 - 1974 // Wife / Gilberte L. Peters / Feb. 21, 1913 - Sept. 2, 1972

 

 

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Last updated:  31 May 2019.