Frederick J. 'Alfred Thomas' Pete

1901 Kingman, Maine 1952 Brewer, Maine



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

                   8           Frederick J. 'Alfred Thomas' Pete  b: 26 March 1901  Kingman, Penobscot, ME; d: 13 June 1952  Brewer, Penobscot, ME

                                         +Evelyn Winniebelle Hanscom  b: 1 October 1908  Lee, Penobscot, ME; m: 9 February 1925  Maine [James Edmund/Cora Adelle Bartlett]; d: 13 February 1984  Waterville, Kennebec, ME

                                  9            Arthur R. Pete  b: 11 April 1925  Bangor, Penobscot, ME; d: 20 October 1995  Waterville, Kennebec, ME

                                                  +Dorothy Ailes  b: 18 August 1914  Warren OH; m: unknown [Robert/Sarah ---]; d: 28 February 2000  Bangor, Penobscot, ME

                                  9            Merton G. Pete  b: 3 April 1928  Lincoln, Penobscot, ME; d: 30 April 2008  Bangor, Penobscot, ME

                                                  +Lillian Elsie Mushero  b: 19 June 1933; m: 5 May 1951  Lincoln, Penobscot, ME [Thomas P./Cecilia Thompson]; d: 3 April 2014  Lincoln, Penobscot, ME

                                  9            Helen L. Pete  b: 9 December 1929  Lincoln, Penobscot, ME; d: 17 May 2001  Waterville, Kennebec, ME

                                                   +Walter E. Tait  b: 2 October 1915  Lincoln Center, Penobscot, ME; m: 2 October 1948  Lincoln, Penobscot, ME [George/Alice Scott]; d: 8 June 1994  Waterville, Kennebec, ME

                                  9            Lawrence Pete  b: 2 November 1932  Lincoln, Penobscot, ME; d: 2 August 1987  Bangor, Penobscot, ME

                                                   +Alice Mushero  b: 21 September 1935  Hartland, Somerset, ME; m: 16 July 1954  Lincoln, Penobscot, ME [Thomas P./Cecilia Thompson]; d: 16 April 2012  Bangor, Penobscot, ME

                                           10              Lola L. Pete  b: 30 June 1958; d: 4 November 1980  Bangor, Penobscot, ME

                                  9            Lloyd R. Pete  b: 28 February 1935  Lincoln, Penobscot, ME; d: 27 June 2014  Lincoln, Penobscot, ME

                                                       +Josephine L. Afholderbach    m: 30 October 1953  Lincoln, Penobscot, ME

                                  9            Dorothy E. Pete  b: 9 July 1935  Lincoln, Penobscot, ME; d: 28 December 1993  Bangor, Penobscot, ME

                                                   +Orrin Frank Edgecomb  b: 9 May 1932; m: 21 March 1955  Howland, Penobscot, ME [George Dana/Marie Louise LaCross]; d: 4 February 2002  Bangor, Penobscot, ME

                                                  *2nd Husband of Dorothy E. Pete:

                                                   +--- Hollis

                                  9            Evelyn Pete  b: Abt. 1937  Lincoln, Penobscot, ME; d: Aft. August 1987

                                                   +Donald D. Hatch    m: 24 April 1954  Lincoln, Penobscot, ME



Notes for Frederick J. 'Alfred Thomas' Pete:


- 1930 Lincoln, Penobscot, Maine:  Fred J. Pete 29 laborer/farm, wife Evelyn W. 21, Arthur R. 5, Merton G. 3 years 8 months, Helen L. 5 months.

- 1940 Lincoln, Penobscot, ME:  Fred Pete 39 laborer/road work, wife Evelyn 31, Arthur 15, Merton 12, Helen 11, Lawrence 7, Lloyd 5, Dorothy 3, Evelyn 2.

Obituary:  The Bangor Daily News (Bangor, ME), Monday, 16 June 1952:  Fred Pete.  Lincoln, June 15 - Fred Pete, 51, died in a Brewer hospital Friday after a short illness.  He was born in Kingman, March 23, 1901, son of Joseph and Catherine (Shaw) Pete.  Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Walter Tate, Miss Dorothy Pete and Miss Evelyn Pete of Lincoln; four sons, Arthur, Windham, O.; Lawrence, U. S. Army; and Merton and Lloyd, of Lincoln; three brothers, Dennis, Elwood and James, all of Lincoln; and five sisters, Mrs. John Urban, Bridgeport, Conn.; Mrs. Madeline Scuccamara, of Pennsylvania; Mrs. Charles Cyr, Portland; Mrs. Peter Rose, Garnerville, N.Y., and Mrs. Nellie Brown of Lincoln.  Funeral services will be held at the Barton Funeral Home Monday at 2 p.m. with Rev. George Buck, pastor of the Methodist church, officiating.  Burial will be in the Lincoln cemetery.


Tombstone Inscriptions, West Broadway Cemetery, Lincoln, Penobscot, ME:  Alfred J. / Pete / 1901 - 1952 // Evelyn W. / Pete / 1908 - 1984


Notes for Evelyn Winniebelle Hanscom:

Obituary:  The Bangor Daily News (Bangor, ME), Tuesday, 14 February 1984:  Evelyn W. Pete.  Waterville and Lincoln.  Evelyn W. Pete, 75, died Feb. 13, 1984, at a Waterville hospital.  She was born in Lee, Oct. 1, 1908, the daughter of Edwin and Cora (Bartlett) Hanscom.  She is survived by four sons, Merton, Lloyd and Lawrence, all of Lincoln, and Arthur of Plymouth; three daughters, Mrs. Walter (Helen) Tait Sr. of Waterville and Mrs. Evelyn Hatch of Methuen, Mass., and Mrs. Dorothy Hollis of Orneville; one brother, Forrest Hanscom of Lincoln; 20 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.  Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Clay, Stevens & Clay Funeral Home, Lincoln, with the Rev. Jack Stewart officiating.  Spring burial will be in Lincoln Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday.


Obituaries for the children:

Arthur R. Pete:  The Bangor Daily News (Bangor, ME), Saturday, 21 October 1995:  Arthur R. Pete.  Plymouth - Arthur R. Pete, 70, died Oct. 20, 1995, at a Waterville hospital.  He was born April 11, 1925, in Bangor, the son of Alfred and Evelyn (Hanscomb) Pete.  He served in the Navy during World War II and then worked for many years for Ford Motor Co, in Walton, Ohio until his retirement in 1978.  He was the commander of VFW Post No. 11191 and was a member of the American Legion Post No. 105.  He enjoyed the outdoors and loved fishing and hunting.  He is survived by his wife, Dorothy (Ailes) Pete of Plymouth; a daughter and husband, Terry and Lee Horvath of Plymouth; two brothers, Lloyd Pete and Merton Pete, both of Lincoln; two sisters, Evelyn Hatch of Massachusetts and Helen Tait of Waterville; three grandchildren, Matthew Veatch, David Horvath and Steven Horvath; several nieces and nephews.  Friends may call 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday at the Crosby & Neal Funeral Home, Newport.  Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home with the Rev. Charles Talmadge officiating.  Burial will be in Sawyer Cemetery in Plymouth.


Merton G. Pete:


Helen L. Tait:


Lawrence J. Pete:  Lincoln - Lawrence J. Pete, 54, died Aug. 2, 1987, at a Bangor hospital.  He was born in Lincoln, Nov. 2, 1932, the son of Alfred and Evelyn (Hanscom) Pete.  He was a U.S. Army veteran and a member of the VFW Post in Lincoln.  He had been employed for 31 years by Lincoln Pulp and Paper Co. and more recently worked at Region 3 Vocational School, Lincoln.  He is survived by his wife, Alice (Mushero) Pete of Lincoln; a daughter and husband, Loretta and Harry Howe Jr. of Houlton; a grandson, Harry Lawrence Howe of Houlton; three brothers, Merton and Lloyd, both of Lincoln and Arthur of Plymouth; three sisters, Mrs. Walter (Helen) Tait Sr. of Waterville, Evelyn Hatch of Methuen, Mass. and Dorothy Hollis of Orneville; several nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by a daughter, Lola Pete in 1980.  Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Clay, Stevens & Clay Funeral Home, Lincoln, with the Rev. Kevin Hatch officiating.  Burial will be in the South Lincoln Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday.

Tombstone Inscription, Mohawk Road Cemetery, S. Lincoln, Penobscot, ME:  PETE (large brown marble headstone) // the joy of yesterday / can be found / in the memory of today (reverse // Lawrence J. Pete / SGT US Army / Korea / Nov 2, 1932 - Aug 2 1987 (small stone) // Alice M. Pete / 1935 - (smaller stone) // daughter / Lola A. Pete / 1958 - 1980 / to loving memory




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- Some deaths in RED from online death certificates (1920-1938), online death registrations (1888-1919).

- New Brunswick marriages in RED also from Vital Statistics Records (online)


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