Fidelis 'Phillip Joseph' Peters

1873 Rollo Bay, PEI 1960 Brockton, Massachusetts



Continuation of tree (6th child of Victor Peters/Adelaide 'Adele' Petre); all known surname descendants:

               8         Fidelis 'Phillip Joseph' Peters  b: 17 October 1873  St. Alexis, Rollo Bay, PEI; d: 6 August 1960  Brockton, Plymouth, MA

                                 + Harriet 'Hattie' May Hough  b: 5 May 1881  Roxham, Quebec; m: 17 August 1898  Gardner, Worcester, MA [Orson S./Harriett Tennyson]; d: 26 December 1960  Holbrook, Norfolk, MA 

                          9           Oren Stanley Peters  b: 1 June 1901  Gardner, Worcester, MA; d: 23 June 1971  Wrentham, Norfolk, MA

                                          + Ruby Stoodley Wade  b: 3 December 1895  Boston, Suffolk, MA; m: Aft. 1934; d: 11 May 1983  Wrentham, Norfolk, MA

                          9           Harold Philip Peters  b: 11 September 1914  Concord, Merrimack, NH; d: 10 November 1969  Hollywood, Broward, FL

                                          +Idabelle Miriam Prescott  b: 8 July 1921  Boston, Suffolk, MA; m: 1939  Randolph, Norfolk, MA [John Earl/Jennie ---]; d: 15 January 1991  Miami, Dade, FL

                          9           Mary Adeline Peters  b: 13 September 1920  Winchendon, Worcester, MA; d: 10 March 2013  Brockton, Plymouth, MA

                                          + Benjamin Joseph Conlon  b: 12 July 1917  Dedham, Norfolk, MA; m: 14 March 1936 [Benjamin Joseph/Ellen Leahy]; d: 13 January 2007  Bradenton, Manatee, FL

                                       *2nd Husband of Mary Adeline Peters:

                                          + Alfred Owen McCarthy  b: 3 May 1917  Randolph, Norfolk, MA; m: 1940  Boston, Suffolk, MA [Eugene/Mary Pearl Vaughn]; d: 2 June 2001  Brockton, Plymouth, MA

                                       *3rd Husband of Mary Adeline Peters:

                                          + John Dominic Stracqualursi  b: 1 July 1922; m: Bef. 1958; d: 11 December 2003  Brockton, Plymouth, MA



Notes for Fidelis Peters:


- 1900 Gardner, Worcester, Massachusetts:  Philip J. Peters 24 (barber), wife of 2 years Hattie M. 19, living with his in-laws Orson S. Hough 38 & wife Harriett 38; 6 boarders.


- 1910 Concord, Merrimack, New Hampshire:  Philip J. Peters 30 (state prison foreman), wife Hattie 29, Oren S. 8

- 1920 Leominster, Worcester, MA:  Philip J. Peters 49 (s---/piano shop), wife Harriet 38, Orin S. 18 (piano maker), Harold P. 5, boarder James W. Byrne 36.


- 1930 Boston, Suffolk, MA:  Philip J. Peters 58 (mill hand/railroad), wife Harriett 48, Oren Stanley 28, Harold R. 15, Mary A. 9; boarder Harry Hulford 40.

- 1940 Randolph, Norfolk, MA:  Philip Peters 65 [$2100 house value] mill hand/railroad shop, wife Harriet M. 50, Harold 25 welder/machine factory, wife Idabell 18; son-in-law Alfred McCarthy 22 fruit peddler/wholesale fruit concern, wife Mary 19, grandsons Joseph Conlon 3 & Stanley Conlon 2; lodger Joseph Fortin 50 (Can) (mar.) machinist/machine factory.  [281 Center Street]

- 1950 Holbrook, Norfolk, MA:  Philip J. Peters 78, wife Harriet M. 68, 3 lodgers.

WW1 registration records:  Fidalus Peters; Concord, Merrimack, NH; born 18 Oct 1873 (Canada); Mrs. Hattie M. Peters (wife); tall height, slender build; grey eyes & dark hair; chair maker


MA Naturalization Records:  Philip Joseph Peters, res. 278 High St., East Dedham, Norfolk, MA; woodworker; age 59; medium complexion, grey eyes, grey hair, 5'10", 152 lbs., tips of 4 fingers on left hand off; b. Rollo Bay, PEI 17 Oct 1874; married to Harriet M. on 17 Aug 1898 Gardner, MA; she was b. Roxham, Quebec 5 May 1881; 3 children: Oren S. b. 1 Jun 1902 Gardner, Harold P.A. b. 12 Sep 1914 Concord, NH, Mary Adeline b. 13 Sep 1921 Winchendon, MA (all reside Dedham, MA); arrived on 3 June 1891 by rail; signed 22 Sep 1934 (photo included)


Obituary:  Patriot Ledger (Quincy, MA), Monday, 8 August 1960:  Phillip J. Peters.  Holbrook - Phillip J. Peters, 86, of 48 Water Street, died at a Brockton hospital Saturday after a long illness.  He was the husband of Harriet (Hough) Peters.  Born in Prince Edward Island, N.S., Mr. Peters had lived in Holbrook for the past 17 years.  He was a retired New Haven Railroad worker.  In addition to his wife, he leaves two sons, Stanley Peters of Wrentham and Harold Peters of Hollywood, Fla., a daughter, Mrs. Mary Stacqualursi of Brockton; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.  The funeral will leave the Cartwright Funeral Home, Holbrook, at 8:15 o'clock, tomorrow morning, to be followed by a high mass of requiem at 9 o'clock at St. Joseph's Church, Holbrook.  Burial will be in Union Cemetery, Holbrook.  Visiting hours at the funeral home will be this evening from 7 to 9 o'clock.


Tombstone Inscription: Union Cemetery, Holbrook, MA:  Philip J. Peters / 1873 - 1960 / Remembered Always  //  Harriet M. Peters / 1881 - 1960 / Remembered Always


Notes for Harriett 'Hattie' May Hough:

Obituary:  Patriot Ledger (Quincy, MA), Tuesday, 27 December 1960:  Peters - of Holbrook, Dec. 26, Harriet (Hough), wife of the late Phillip Peters of 48 Water Street.  Reposing at the Cartwright Funeral Home, Holbrook.  Funeral Wednesday at 11 A.M.  Relatives and friends respectfully invited to attend.  Calling hours Tuesday 7 to 9.


Obituaries for the children:

Oren Stanley Peters:  Boston Globe (MA), Friday, 25 June 1971:  Peters - Of Wrentham, June 23, Oren Stanley Peters, late residence 145 Janice Circle, beloved husband of Ruby (Wade) Peters, beloved father of Patricia W. Kunder of Wrentham, brother of Mrs. Mary Stracqualursi of Brockton.  Friends may call at the Ross Funeral Home, 135 South st., Wrentham, Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.  Funeral services in the funeral home Saturday, June 26 at 11 a.m.  Interment Center Cemetery, Wrentham.

Tombstone Inscription:  Wrentham Center Cemetery, Wrentham, MA:  WADE / PETERS // Elizabeth Randolph / 1875 - 1960 / wife of / Roswell Loring Wade / 1873 - 1962 / Oren Stanley Peters / 1900 - 1971 / husband of / Ruby Stoodley Peters / 1895 - 1993


Harold Philip Peters:  The Miami Herald (Miami, FL), Tuesday, 11 November 1969:  Peters, Harold P., 55, of 2123 Rodman St., Hollywood.  Died Monday.  Services 10 a.m. Wednesday.  Wadlington Funeral Home.

Tombstone Inscription, Fred Hunter's Hollywood Memorial Gardens East, Hollywood, FL:  Harold P. / 1914 - 1969 / Idabelle M. / 1921 - 1991 / PETERS


Mary Adeline Peters:  The Enterprise (Brockton, MA), Tuesday, 19 March 2013:  Brockton - Mary A. (Peters) Stracqualursi, 92 years old, formerly of 28 Crosby Road Brockton, passed away Sunday, March 10, 2013 at the Baypointe Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Brockton.  Born September 13, 1920 in Winchendon MA, she was the daughter of the late Philip and Harriet Peters.  The wife of the late John Stracqualursi and the mother of four children: Joseph Conlon and Stanley Conlon (both deceased), and Lisa Stephansky and David Stracqualursi.  Mary's grandchildren include: Albert Stevens; Joseph (Joey) Conlon; Stanley (Yogi) Conlon; Julie (Conlon) Babington; Vickie Conlon; Gabriella Stracqualursi; Vincent Stracqualursi; Christian Stracqualursi and numerous great-grandchildren.  Mary and her late husband John Stracqualursi owned and operated Great Elm Green Houses for many years.  Mary enjoyed working with flowers; cooking and throwing great parties with lots of food.  Most of all Mary loved her family.  She will be sadly missed by all who knew her.  Private Family services were held in the Russell & Pica Funeral Home with interment in Calvary Cemetery, Brockton.

Tombstone Inscription, Calvary Cemetery, Brockton, MA:  wife / Mary A. Stracqualursi / 1920 - 2013  //  John D. Stracqualursi / PFC US Army / World War II / Jul 1, 1922 - Dec 11, 2003



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Last updated:  22 June 2022.