Fidelle Pitre

1880 Rustico, PEI after 1951 Augustine Cove, PEI

 

 

Continuation of tree (9th child of Pierre Pitre/2nd wife Celenie Doiron); all known surname descendants:

                9        Fidelle Pitre  b: 6 May 1880  Rustico, PEI; d: Aft. December 1951  Augustine Cove, PEI

                                  +Modeste Gallant  b: 12 November 1869  Rustico, PEI; m: 9 January 1900  St. Anne, Hope River, PEI [Joseph/Crecence Doiron]; d: 11 December 1951  Augustine Cove, PEI

                           10        Pierre Joseph Pitre  b: 14 November 1900  Ste. Anne, Hope River, PEI; d: Aft. December 1951

                           10        Michael Pitre  b: 26 February 1902  Kelly Cross, PEI; d: 23 August 1944  Richmond, PEI  (killed instantly in truck accident)

                                          +Myrtle Wadman  b: 1920; m: Abt. 1938; d: 2018

                           10        Terentius 'Terrance' Peters  b: 2 July 1903  Hope River, PEI; d: 5 September 1923  Augustine Cove, PEI

                           10        Wilfred Joshua Peters  b: 1 July 1905  Kinkora, PEI; d: Aft. December 1951

                                          +Annie B. Thompson  b: Abt. 1909  PEI; m: Abt. 1929 [John K./---]; d: Aft. 1930

                           10        Amos Peters  b: 15 August 1907  Kinkora, PEI; d: 15 May 1995  Summerside, PEI

                           10        John Pitre  b: 6 April 1910  Seven Mile Bay, PEI; d: 2001  Pickering, Durham, ONT

                                          +Ada Mae Ferguson  b: 26 July 1911  PEI; m: Aft. 1931 [Marquise/Barbara Ellen Bell]; d: 2003  Pickering, Durham, ONT    

 

 

Notes for Fidelle Pitre:

Census

- 1901 PEI, Lot 23:  Fidelle Pitre 22, wife Modesse 29, Pierre J. 5 months; living with in-laws Joseph Gallant 53 & wife Crecence 58.

 

- 1911 PEI, Augustine Cove:  Fidele Peters 32 (laborer), wife Maud 32, Peter 10, Michael 9, Terranc 7, Wilfred 5, Amos 3, John 1.

 

- 1921 PEI, (Lot 28) Augustine Cove:  Fidele Peters 42 farm laborer, wife Maud 48, Peter 20, Michael 18, Trance 17, Wilfred 14, Amos 13, John 11.

- 1931 Carleton, Tryon West, Prince, PEI:  Fidell Peters 53 farm labourer, wife Maud 57, Amos 22, Johnny 21.  Two sons in Carleton:  Micheal Peters 28 servant/farm labourer & Wilfred J. Peters 25 farm labourer, wife Annie B. 21, Joseph T. 1, living with his father-in-law John K. Thompson 59 farmer.  

Misc.:  Guardian of the Gulf (PEI), Friday, 14 January 1949:  Wedding Anniversary - Congratulations are extended to Mr. and Mrs. Fidele Peters, Augustine Cove, on their fiftieth wedding anniversary, Sunday, January 16th.  They will be at home to their friends from 4 to 5 P.M.

 

Notes for Modeste Gallant:

Obituary:  Charlottetown Guardian (PEI), Wednesday, 9 January 1952:  In Memoriam - Mrs. Fidele Peters - The death of Mrs. Fidele Peters at the age of 83 occurred at her home at Augustine Cove on Tuesday morning the 11th of Dec. 1951, after a prolonged illness which she bore with true Christian patience.  The late Mrs. Peters was formerly Miss Maud Gallant, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph N. Gallant of Mayfield, P.E.I.  During her illness she was often visited by her pastor, the Rev. R. MacDonald of Seven Mile Bay, who also administered the last rites of the Roman Catholic Church.  On Wednesday morning, Dec. 12, 1951, her remains were taken to Seven Mile Bay Church where Rev. R. MacDonald celebrated requiem High Mass, after which her body was taken to the adjoining cemetery for interment.  Rev. R. MacDonald also officiated at the grave.  Besides a sorrowing husband she leaves to mourn four sons, Amos in Borden, Wilfred and Peter in Augustine Cove and John in Charlottetown.  Two sons, Michael and Terence predeceased her some years ago.  She is also survived by four brothers and two sisters.  The brothers are George Gallant and Cyriac Gallant of Mayfield, P.E.I., Moses Gallant of North Rustico, and Joseph A. Gallant of Summerside.  The sisters are Mrs. Samuel Pineau (Maria) of North Rustico and Mrs. Placid Deveau (Sarah) of Bristol, P.E.I.  A number of grandchildren also survive.  The pall-bearers were W. McFadyen, F. Laird, J. Murphy, J. Murray, J. Carruthers and F. Murphy.

 

Obituaries for the children:

Michael Pitre:  The Charlottetown Guardian (PEI), Thursday, 24 August 1944:  Truck Driver Killed in Crash Yesterday - Michael Peters, 35, of Augustine Cove was instantly killed yesterday afternoon about one o'clock when a six-ton truck loaded with gravel that he was driving crashed into the side of a west bound freight at Richmond Station.  The truck was travelling east and the driver apparently in an effort to avoid hitting the train at the last minute swerved to the right, sheared off the wig wag sign post and hit the second car of the train sideways.  The truck is a total wreck and body was trapped in the cab making it necessary to cut the frame to remove it.  The truck belonged to J. F. MacWilliams of Tryon.  A coroner's jury was empanelled by coroner Dr. W. B. Howatt of Summerside.  They viewed the body and the scene of the accident and then adjourned till four-thirty this afternoon.  The members of the jury are: J. P. Gaudet, Linus McDonald, James A. McNeil, Leo McNally, and Lester McDougall, all of Richmond and Ruben Enman and Kenneth Enman of Springfield.  The deceased is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Fidele Peters of Augustine Cove and is survived by his wife and three children.  Four brothers also survive, Amos in Borden, Wilfred, Augustine Cove, Peter, Carlston and John in Charlottetown.

Tombstone Inscription, Cape Traverse Cemetery, Cape Traverse, PEI:  PETERS / 1902 Michael 1944 / his wife / 1920 Myrtle Wadman 2018 / their children / 1939 Vernon (blank) / 1940 Lois (blank) / 1942 Willis 2008 / 1943 James (blank) / also her husband / 1904 George Ceretti 1986

 

 

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