Gilbert Pitre

1876 Rustico, PEI 1921 Fairfield, Maine



Continuation of tree (12th child of Joseph Pitre/Pelagie Arseneau); all known surname descendants:

               8        Gilbert Pitre  b: 4 January 1876  St. Augustine, Rustico, PEI; d: 15 January 1921  Fairfield, Somerset, ME

                                 +Mary Couturier (aka Taylor)  b: December 1881  St. Francis, Canada; m: 15 September 1907  Fairfield, Somerset, ME [Henry/Selina Carey]; d: 30 May 1957  Waterville, Kennebec, ME

                           9        Joseph Lawrence Peters  b: 13 January 1909  Fairfield, Somerset, ME; d: 22 September 1986  Waterville, Kennebec, ME

                                       +Anna Gurski  b: 20 February 1912; m: 14 February 1931  Maine; d: 12 December 2002  Waterville, Kennebec, ME

                           9        Joseph Bernard Peters  b: 28 August 1910  Fairfield, Somerset, ME; d: 1936  Waterville, Kennebec, ME

                           9        Joseph Vincent Cornelius Peters  b: 17 September 1911  Fairfield, Somerset, ME; d: 28 December 1991  Fairfield, Somerset, ME

                                       +Wilma F. Lavoie  b: Abt. 1914  Idaho; m: 17 September 1935  Fairfield, Somerset, ME; d: 6 September 1968  Waterville, Kennebec, ME

                                     * 2nd Wife of Joseph Vincent Cornelius Peters:

                                       +Winona Berrie (Mullen)  b: 14 December 1908  Millinocket, Penobscot, ME; m: Aft. 1965 [Albert C./Ethel M. Thompson]; d: 12 October 2005  Augusta, Kennebec, ME

                           9        Joseph Gregory Peters  b: 7 January 1914  Fairfield, Somerset, ME; d: 23 May 1978

                                        +Betty Paulhamus  b: 18 November 1920; m: 5 March 1946  Naugatuck, CT; d: 11 April 1976

                           9        Celena Bella 'Pelgie' Peters  b: 17 May 1916  Fairfield, Somerset, ME; d: 25 February 2002

                                        +Paul Freeman    m: 9 June 1941  Maine

                           9        Edith Margaret Peters  b: 1 August 1919  Fairfield, Somerset, ME; d: 28 October 2012  Waterville, Kennebec, ME

                                       +Carroll Alfred Emery  b: 19 October 1914  Waterville, Kennebec, ME; m: 18 April 1936  Fairfield, Somerset, ME [Charles H./Ethel A. Farria]; d: 7 June 2004  Waterville, Kennebec, ME



Notes for Gilbert Pitre:


- 1900 Maine


- 1910 Fairfield, Somerset, Maine:  Gilbert Peters 33 (barber/own shop), wife of 2 years Mary T. 27, Lawrence J. 1 year 3 months.

- 1920 Fairfield, Somerset, ME:  Gilbert Peters 42 (barber), wife Mary 38, Laurence 11, Bernard 9, Vincent 8, Gregory 6, Pelaigea 3, Margaret 3 months.

- 1930 Fairfield, Somerset, ME:  Widow Mary E. 47 has remarried to Charles O. Lubin 63, and her children Lawrence P. Peters 21, J. Bernard Peters 19, J. Vincent Peters 18, J. Gregory Peters 16, J. Pilgia L. Peters 14, Margaret E. Peters 12.


- 1940 Fort William Davis Military Reservation, Christobal, Panama Canal (2-7, p. 4A):  Gregory J. Peters 26 (ME) PFC / US Army.


- 1950 Fairfield, Somerset, ME:  Vincent C. Peters 38 owner/service station, wife Wilma F. 36, Janice M. 13, James A. 10, Janine A. 4, widowed mother Mary T. Peters 68.


WW1 registration records:  Gilbert Peters; Somerset, ME; born 1 Jan 1879 (Canada); Mary Peters (wife); medium height, medium build; blue eyes & brown hair; barber.


Obituaries for the children:

Joseph Gregory Peters:  Tombstone Inscription, Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Augusta, ME:  Gregory J. Peters / PFC US Army / World War II / 1914 - 1978  //  Betty J. Peters / Nov. 18, 1920 - Apr. 11, 1976


Edith Margaret Peters:  Morning Sentinel (Waterville, ME), Thursday, 1 November 2012:  Fairfield - Marguerite E. (Peters) Emery, of Fairfield, passed away peacefully at Oak Grove Center in Waterville on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012.  Marguerite was born on Aug. 1, 1919, in Fairfield, to Gilbert and Mary Peters, the youngest of six children.  She attended Immaculate Heart of Mary School in Fairfield.  On April 18, 1936, she married Carroll A. Emery at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, and they attended the church for many years.  For several years following her husband's retirement, they delivered Meals on Wheels.  Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Carroll; her grandson, Eric Emery; her brothers, Lawrence, Vincent, Bernard and Gregory; her sister, Pelgia Freeman; and her sons-in-law, Robert King and Daniel Bacheller.  Marguerite is survived by her daughters, Carolyn King, of Lowville, N.Y. and Gail Bacheller, of Clinton; her sons, Richard Emery, of Belgrade Lakes, and Bernard Emery and his wife, Dru, of Glenburn; her grandchildren; great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and very special friends, Theresa Thibodeau and June Sheive.  Graveside committal services will take place at the Maine Veterans' Memorial Cemetery, Mount Vernon Road, Augusta.



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Last updated:  23 June 2022.