John Angus Peters

1895 Old Town, Maine 1962 San Antonio, Texas



Continuation of tree (7th child of Etienne Pitre/Apolline Gallant); all known surname descendants:

                9          John Angus Peters  b: 7 September 1895  Great Works, Old Town, Penobscot, ME; d: 5 April 1962  San Antonio, Bexar, TX

                                    +Alice M. Purington  b: 26 April 1893  Bath, Sagadahoc, ME; m: Abt. 1920 [Frank/Annie Louise Murphy]; d: 2 November 1921  Old Town, Penobscot, ME

                           10         Raymond Peters  b: 29 October 1921 Old Town, Penobscot, ME; d: 20 May 1939  San Antonio, Bexar, TX


                           *2nd Wife of John Angus Peters:

                                    +Nell Wallis  b: 16 February 1901  Cuero, DeWitt, TX; m: Abt. 1926; d: 9 December 1990  San Antonio, Bexar, TX

                           10         John Wallis Peters  b: 27 September 1928  San Antonio, Bexar, TX; d: 18 January 2004  San Antonio, Bexar, TX

                                           +Mary J. ---  b: Abt. 1930  Texas; m: Abt. 1948

                           10         Gordon Edgar Peters  b: 21 October 1932  San Antonio, Bexar, TX; d: 3 March 2010  Billings, Yellowstone, MT



Notes for John Angus Peters:


- 1930 San Antonio, Bexar, Texas:  John A. Peters 34 (auto mechanic/automobile garage), wife Nell 29, Raymond F. 8, John W. 1 year 7 months.


- 1940 San Antonio, Bexar, TX:  J.A. Peters 44 clerk/US Army, wife Nell 39, Wallis 11, Gordon 7.

- 1950 San Antonio, Bexar, TX:  John A. Peters 54, wife Nell 49, John W. 21, wife Mary J. 19, Peggy J. (July).

Obituary:  The Bangor Daily News, Saturday, 7 April 1962: John A. Peters - San Antonio, Texas. - John A. Peters, 66, a retired Veteran of the U.S. Army, died Thursday in a Baptist Hospital at San Antonio after a long illness.  Born in Great Works September 7, 1896, he was a son of the late Stephen and Pauline (Gallant) Peters.  His 25 years of Army service included World War I and the Korean War.  His survivors include his wife, Nell, two sons, Wallace and Gordon, and two granddaughters, all of San Antonio; also one sister, Mrs. Gordon Folster and two brothers, Joseph and George Peters of Great Works, Maine.  Funeral services will be held Monday at the Akers Funeral Home in San Antonio.  Burial will be at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, Texas.


Tombstone Inscriptions:  Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio: John / Angus / Peters / Maine / SFC / US Army / World War I & II / Korea / Sep 7, 1895 / Apr 5, 1962 // Nell W. / his wife / Feb 16, 1901 / Dec 9, 1990


Obituaries for the children:

Raymond Peters:  Fort Worth Star Telegram (TX), Monday, 22 May 1939:  Drowns at picnic - San Antonio, May 21 - A Sunday school picnic ended in tragedy Saturday afternoon when Raymond Peters, 17, drowned in an irrigation tank seven miles east of San Antonio, where he had gone swimming with others on the picnic.


Gordon Edgar Peters:  Tombstone Inscription, Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, TX:  Gordon / Edgar / Peters / SGT / US Marine Corps / Korea / Oct. 21, 1932 / Mar. 3, 2010 / born / San Antonio, TX / rest in peace



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Items in RED have been verified against parish register entries. 

- Deaths in RED from online death certificates (1920-1934).

- Maine items in RED from online birth/marriage/death certificates.


Last updated:  14 July 2022.