Frederick Peters

1863 Rollo Bay, PEI 1946 Rollo Bay, PEI



Continuation of tree (3rd child of Victor Peters/Adelaide 'Adele' Petre); all known surname descendants:

               8        Frederick Peters  b: 18 November 1863  St. Alexis, Rollo Bay, PEI; d: 14 January 1946  Rollo Bay, PEI

                                 + Susan McDonald  b: 27 July 1870  Souris, PEI; m: 27 August 1890  Pigeon Cove, Rockport, Essex, MA [Francis/Sarah Wilson]; d: 29 August 1961  West Roxbury, Suffolk, MA

                          9           Mary Adeline Peters  b: 15 April 1893  St. Alexis, Rollo Bay, PEI; d: 20 December 1985  Medfield, Norfolk, MA

                                         + John Charles Vincent Fisher  b: Abt. 1892  Scotchfort, PEI; m: 25 July 1919  St. Bonaventure, Tracadie, PEI [Charles Francis/Elizabeth Margaret McIntyre]; d: 19 February 1945  West Roxbury, Suffolk, MA

                          9           Edwin Francis Peters  b: 2 May 1895  St. Alexis, Rollo Bay, PEI; d: 15 July 1981  PEI

                                         + Catherine A. McDonald  b: 11 March 1898; m: 30 December 1929 [Joseph A./Flora MacIntyre]; d: 1993

                          9           Lorne Joseph Peters  b: 13 July 1898  St. Alexis, Rollo Bay, PEI; d: 16 August 1956  West Roxbury, Suffolk, MA

                                         + Winifred Welch  b: Abt. 1898  Salem, Essex, MA; m: Abt. 1923; d: 7 July 1971  Old Orchard Beach, York, ME

                          9           Henriette Mary Peters  (aka Sister St. Wenceslaus)  b: 10 August 1899  St. Alexis, Rollo Bay, PEI; d: 12 August 1977  Danbury, Fairfield, CT

                          9           Sarah Ellen 'Zetta' Peters  b: 20 April 1902  Rollo Bay Centre, PEI; d: 11 July 2007  Attleboro, Bristol, MA

                                         + Neil MacDonnell  b: 27 May 1904; m: January 1946; d: 11 April 2001  West Roxbury, Suffolk, MA

                          9           Frances Edna Peters  b: 2 April 1904  Rollo Bay, PEI; d: 1988  North York, Toronto, ONT

                                         + Chester Anthony McGaugh  b: 13 June 1904; m: unknown [Thomas Frank/Mary Sophia Chaisson]; d: 1953  PEI

                          9           Frederick Victor Peters  b: 2 May 1911  Rollo Bay Centre, PEI; d: Aft. December 1985  Rollo Bay, PEI

                                         + Margaret C. O'Keefe  b: 1911; m: 1936 [Michael/Sadie White]; d: 1945

                          9           Geraldine Ann Estelle Peters  b: 16 July 1914  Rollo Bay, PEI; d: 28 May 2013  Newton, Middlesex, MA

                                         + Joseph R. MacDonald  b: 17 January 1913  Boston, Suffolk, MA; m: 7 February 1942  Boston, Suffolk, MA; d: 21 February 1945  USS Keokuk, WWII, Pacific Theater  (status missing; name on Honolulu, Hawaii Monument)

                                        *2nd Husband of Geraldine Ann Estelle Peters:

                                         + Lawrence A. MacKinnon



Notes for Frederick Peters:


- 1891 PEI, Lot 44H:  Fredrick 27 & wife Susan 20, living with his family.


- 1901 PEI, Lot 44H1:  Fred Peters 37, wife Susan 30, Addie 7, Edwin 5, Lorne 2, Hattie M. 1; his brother Frank 39, and his parents Victor 73 & Adline 65.

- 1911 PEI, Lot 44, Rollo Bay Centre:  Fredrick Peters 47 (farmer), wife Susan 40, Mary A. 18, Edwin 16, Lorne J. 13, Mary 12, Sarah E. 9, Francis 7, Frederick V. 1 month.


- 1921 PEI, Rollo Bay Chapel (Lot 44):  Frederick Peters 57 farmer, wife Susan 50, Zetta 19 teacher, Edwin 25, Francis 17, Frederic Victor 10, Geraldine 6.


- 1931 Rollo Bay, Rollo Bay Chapel, Kings, PEI:  Fredrick Peters 67 farmer, wife Susan 60, Victor 20 farm labourer.


Notes for Susan McDonald:

Obituary:  Boston Traveler (MA), Thursday, 31 August 1961 - Peters - In West Roxbury, the 29th, Susan (nee MacDonald), beloved wife of the late Frederick Peters, mother of Mrs. John C. V. Fisher, Mrs. Lawrence A. McKinnon, Mrs. Neil MacDonnell, Sister St. Wenceslaus of Providence, R.I., and Edwin, Victor, and Mrs. Chester McGaugh of P.E.I.  Residence 24 Colbert St.  Funeral from the Frederic J. Crosby Funeral Home, 1803 Centre St. (between Willow and Maple Sts.), on Friday morning at 9:15 to be followed by a Solemn Mass of Requiem in the Holy Name Church at 10 o'clock.  Relatives and friends are invited.  Visiting hours Wednesday 7-9 p.m., Thursday 3-5 and 7-9 p.m.  Interment St. Joseph's.  Please omit flowers.

Obituaries for the children:

Mary Adeline Peters:  Boston Herald (MA), Saturday, 21 December 1985: - Fisher - Of Medfield, December 20, 1985, Mary Adeline (Peters).  Wife of the late Dr. John C. V. Fisher.  Loving mother of Mrs. Marie Therese Lee of Attleboro, Mrs. Anne McCabe of Medfield and Mrs. Geraldine DiCristina of Littlefield.  Sister of Mrs. Zetta MacDonald of West Roxbury, Mrs. Geraldine MacKinnon of Dedham, Mrs. Frances McGaugh of Ontario, Canada and Victor Peters of Rollo Bay, P.E.I., Canada.  Also survived by 13 grand- and 3 great-grandchildren.  Mass of Christian Burial at St. Edward the Confessor Church, Spring Street, Medfield on Monday at 9 AM.  Visiting hours at the Roberts-Mitchell Funeral Chapel, 15 Miller Street, Medfield on Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM.  Relatives and friends invited.


Lorne Joseph Peters:  Boston Herald (MA), Saturday, 18 August 1956:  Services today for Lorne Peters of Boston Mutual - Services for Lorne J. Peters, 58, of 8 Alarie St., West Roxbury, agencies sales director for the Boston Mutual Life Insurance Co., will be held today with a 9 a.m. mass at St. Theresa's Church.  Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery, West Roxbury.  Mr. Peters, who died Thursday at his home, was born in Prince Edward Island.  He entered the insurance business in the Boston Mutual in 1923, as a field man.  He subsequently served as assistant manager in Salem and as district manager in Pawtucket, R.I.  Prior to becoming agencies sales director, in 1954, he was assistant superintendent of agencies.  He was a member of the Holy Name Society.  He leaves his wife, Mrs. Winifred Welch Peters; a daughter, Mrs. Francis Gorham of Portland; a son, James G. of Quincy; two brothers, Edwin and Victor, both of Prince Edward Island; and four sisters, Mrs. Adeline Fisher, Mrs. Zetta McDonald and Mrs. Geraldine McDonnell, all of West Roxbury, and Sister St. Wenceslaus of Chicago.


Sarah Ellen Peters:  Boston Globe (MA), Saturday, 14 July 2007:  MacDonnell, Sara "Zetta" Ellen (Peters) - at the age of 105.  Sister of Geraldine (Peters) McKinnon formerly of Dedham in Medfield, Aunt to many generations of nieces and nephews including Marie T. Lee of Attleboro, MA, as well as a Great Aunt to great nieces and nephews.  Mass of Christian Burial on Monday, July 16, 2007 at 10:00 AM at St. Mark Roman Catholic Church, 105 Stanley Street, Village of Attleboro Falls, North Attleboro.  Burial in St. Josephs Cemetery, West Roxbury.  Visitation on Sunday from 3:00-5:00 PM in the Memorial Chapel of the Dyer-Lake Funeral Home, 161 Commonwealth Avenue, North Attleboro.

2007: MACDONNELL - Sara Helen "Zetta" (Peters) of Attleboro Mass. And formerly of Boston, on July 11th at age 105.  Wife of the late Neil MacDonnell.  Born in PEI, the daughter of the late Frederick and Susan (MacDonald) Peters.


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Last updated:  24 June 2023.