John Albert Petrie

1875 Chatham, New Brunswick 1951 Rumford, Maine

 

 

Continuation of tree (6th child of Firmin Pitre/Brigitte Arseneau); all known surname descendants:

              8          John Albert Petrie  b: 12 December 1875  St. Michel, Chatham, Northumberland, NB; d: 1951  Rumford, Oxford, ME

                                 +Charlotte Madeline Arseneault  b: 10 January 1879  Bloomfield, PEI; m: 15 February 1909  Rumford, Oxford, ME [Joseph/Mary Gaudet]; d: 1947  Rumford, Oxford, ME

                           9          Evelyn Clara Petrie  b: 8 June 1910  Rumford, Oxford, ME; d: 9 November 1992  Mountaintop, Luzerne, PA

                                          +Elsworth George Miller  b: 31 August 1908  Upper Kennetcook, Hampshire, NS; m: 22 September 1934  Maine [John Eldridge/Lena Gill]; d: January 1977  Mountaintop, Luzerne, PA

                           9          Leo Elmer Pitre  b: 4 December 1911  Mexico, Oxford, ME; d: 2 May 1978  Mexico, Oxford, ME

                                          +Laura Ross (Thurston)  b: 8 June 1916  Mars Hill, Aroostook, ME; m: 21 December 1936  Mexico, Oxford, ME [George A./Carrie M. Perkins]

                           9          Cleona Josephine Pitre  b: 26 August 1913  Mexico, Oxford, ME; d: 6 April 1999  Dixfield, Oxford, ME

                                          +Joseph Noel Emile Augustin Thibodeau  b: 8 April 1911  St. Edmond, Coaticook, Stanstead, Quebec; m: 28 May 1934  Maine [Jean/Amanda Ouellet]; d: 16 December 1996  Farmington, Franklin, ME

                           9          Marion Irene Pitre  b: 25 April 1919  Mexico, Oxford, ME; d: 17 February 1982  Rumford, Oxford, ME

                                          +John Bernard    m: 28 April 1941  Mexico, Oxford, ME

 

 

Notes for John Albert Petrie:

Census

- 1910 Rumford, Oxford, Maine:  John Albert Pettrie 34 (paper maker/paper mill), wife of 1 year Madeline 31.

 

- 1920 Mexico, Oxford, ME:  John A. Pitre 44 (paper mill/laborer), wife Madeline 44, Evelyn 9, Leo 8, Leona 6, Irene 4 months.

 

- 1930 Mexico, Oxford, ME:  John A. Petrie 54 (millwright/paper mill), wife Madeline 51, Evelyn 19, Leo 18, Cleona 16, Irene 10.

 

- 1940 Mexico, Oxford, ME:  John Petrie 64 repairman/paper mill, wife Madeline 61, Irene 20 general office work/furniture store.  [Highland Terrace]

 

- 1950 Dixfield, Oxford, ME:  Elsworth Miller 41 truck foreman/novelty mill, wife Evelyn 39, Richard 14, Gerald 12, Elaine 9, Ronald 6, widowed father-in-law John Petrie 74.

 

World War I registration records:  John Albert Petrie; Oxford,12 Sep 1918; b. 12 Dec 1875 (naturalized citizen); Madeleine (wife); works in paper mill; medium height, medium build; blue eyes & brown hair; part of 5th finger of left hand gone.

 

Tombstone Inscriptions, St. John's Cemetery, Rumford, ME:  John A. Petrie / 1875 / 1951 / husband of / Madeline / Arsenault (reverse) Madeline / Arsenault / 1879 / 1947 / wife of / John A. Petrie

 

Obituaries for the children:

Evelyn Clara Petrie:  Times Leader (PA):  Evelyn Miller, of Robert Street, Mountaintop, died Monday at the Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township.  Born in Rumford, Maine, she was the daughter of the late John and Madeline Arsnault Petrie.  She resided many years in Pittston and the last 15 years in Mountaintop.  She was a member of St. Mark's Church, Inkerman.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Ellsworth Miller, in 1977.  Surviving are daughter, Mrs. Elaine Socci, Mountaintop; sons, Richard, Clarks Summit; Gerald, Eau Claire, Wis.; Ronald, Pittston; sister, Mrs. Noel Thibodeau, Dixfield, Maine; 19 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren.

Tombstone Inscription, Mountain View Cemetery, Exeter, Luzerne, PA:  Miller / Elsworth G. / 1908 - 1977 / Evelyn Petrie / 1910 - 1992

 

 

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Items in RED have been verified against parish register entries. 

- Some deaths in RED from online death certificates (1920-1938), death registrations online (1888-1919).

 

Last updated:  31 May 2019.