Gedeon Pitre

1871 Clarence Creek, Ontario – 1901 Denver, Colorado

 

 

Continuation of tree (10th child of Eusebe Pitre/Angele Basinet); all known surname descendants:

                    8          Gedeon Pitre  b: 7 December 1871  Clarence Creek, Russell, ONT; d: January 1901  Denver, Denver, CO

                                      +Perlonela Belliveau  b: December 1875  Canada; m: 24 November 1897  Newport, Orleans, VT [Onesime/Marie Lacombe]; d: Abt. 1956  Leominster, Worcester, MA

                                9          Leopold Adrian Pitre  b: 6 February 1899  Newport, Orleans, VT; d: 3 July 1958  Leominster, Worcester, MA

                                              + Eva Antoinette Balthazar  b: 16 March 1900  Hudson, Middlesex, MA; m: 1928  Leominster, Worcester, MA [Noe Francis/Eliza Madeleine Derosier]; d: 16 August 1970  Leominster, Worcester, MA

 

 

Notes for Gedeon Pitre:

Census

- 1891 Buckingham, Ottawa, Quebec:  Gedion Petre 19 (tinsmith), twin brother Napoleon Petre 19 (tinsmith).

- 1900 Newport, Orleans, Vermont:  Gideon Pietre 28 (tinsmith), wife of 2 years Pearle 24, Leon P. 1; widowed mother-in-law Mary Bellevuee 46, brothers-in-law Dava 23, Henry 17 & Frank 13.

- 1910 Leominster, Worcester, Massachusetts:  Widow Perlonela Pitre 32 (tailoress), Leo A. 11; widowed mother Mary Belliveau 55, brothers Larry 25 & Frank 23.

- 1920 Leominster, Worcester, MA:  Widow Perlonela Pitre 44, Leo 20, widowed mother Mary Belveau 66, brothers Henry 36 & Frank 32.

- 1930 Leominster, Worcester, MA:  Widow Secombe Bellivue 76, widowed daughter Parmello 57, Henry (Bellivue) 42.

- 1940 Leominster, Worcester, MA:  Widow Peamela Pitre 60, brother Henry Belliveau 55 comb maker/comb factory.

Excerpts from Orleans County Monitor:

- 22 April 1895:  Gideon Pitre has closed his work for True & Blanchard and gone to Brattleboro on a visit.

- 7 January 1901 – A dispatch from O.E. Newcomb, Denver, Col., tells of the death of Gideon Pitre in a hospital there.  Mr. Pitre went from here on Thanksgiving day.

- 14 January 1901 – Leopold A. Pitre, minor, Newport.  Hermenie Proulx appointed guardian.

- 21 January 1901 – Gideon Pitre estate, Newport.  Appaisers inventory returned and accepted.

- 15 July 1901 - Gideon Pitre estate, Newport.  Commissioners’ report returned and accepted

 

WWI Registration Record (son):

Leopold Adrian Pitre:   Leo. Adrian Pitre; b. 6 Feb 1899; mother Permela Pitre; short height, medium build; brown eyes/brown hair; 12 Sep 1918

 

Obituary for the child:

Leopold Adrian Pitre:  Leo A Pitre, 59, of 73 Laurel St, died at his home after a long illness.  Born in Newport, Vermont, he lived in Leominster for many years.  He was formerly employed as a machinist at Barker-Davis Co and was a member of the Foresters.  Mr. Pitrie also enjoyed collecting first editions.  At the time of his death, he left his wife, Mrs. Eva A (Balthazar) Pitre; a daughter, Mrs. Marie LeBlanc of Leominster and two grandchildren.  A high mass was celebrated at St. Cecilia's Church.

Tombstone Inscription, St. Cecilias Cemetery, Leominster:  PITRE / Leo A. Pitre / 1899 - 1958 / his wife / Eva A. Balthazar / 1900 - 1970  [Also: Leo A. Pitre / Massachusetts / PVT STU Army Tng Corps / World War I / Feb 6, 1899 - July 3, 1958

 

 

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Last updated:  15 April 2017.