Joseph A. Pitre

1860 Rustico, PEI 1923 Duvar, PEI

 

 

Continuation of tree (8th child of Augustin Pitre/Rose Doucet); all known surname descendants:

                8      Joseph A. Pitre  b: 17 April 1860  St. Augustine, Rustico, PEI; d: 26 June 1923  Duvar, PEI

                                +Catherine Buote  b: 20 March 1859  Tignish, PEI; m: 8 June 1880  St. Anthony, Bloomfield, PEI [Pierre/Louise Gallant]; d: Aft. 1931

                           9        Mary Anne Pitre  b: 25 April 1881  St. Anthony, Bloomfield, PEI; d: 5 February 1907  Rogersville, Northumberland, NB

                                        +Joseph Gaudet  b: 26 February 1880  Palmer Road, PEI; m: 27 December 1902  Rogersville, Northumberland, NB [Pierre/Eleonore Bernard]; d: Aft. February 1907

                           9        Jerome Pitre  b: 2 October 1883  St. Anthony, Bloomfield, PEI; d: 30 September 1954  Revere, Suffolk, MA

                                        +Catherine Gallant  b: Abt. 1881  Rustico, PEI; m: 21 June 1905  Amherst, Cumberland, NS  [John/Mary ---]; d: 23 July 1953  Revere, Suffolk, MA

                           9        Marguerite Pitre  b: 13 August 1885  St. Anthony, Bloomfield, PEI; d: Aft. 1901

                           9        Dominique Pitre  b: 17 May 1887  St. Anthony, Bloomfield, PEI; d: 1937  Westbrook, Cumberland, ME

                                        +Melanie Degou  b: Abt. 1882  Nova Scotia; m: Abt. 1907; d: 1956  Westbrook, Cumberland, ME

                           9        Cyrus Pitre  b: 20 June 1889  Bloomfield, PEI; d: Aft. September 1918

                           9        Caroline Pitre  b: 24 July 1891  St. Anthony, Bloomfield, PEI; d: Aft. 1940  Westbrook, Cumberland, ME

                                       +Albini Benjamin Bourgeois  b: 16 December 1881  Mont Carmel, PEI; m: 22 November 1909  Westbrook, Cumberland, ME [Edward/Henriette Collette]; d: Aft. 1940  Westbrook, Cumberland, ME

                           9        Joseph 'Henry' Pitre  b: 10 December 1894  St. Anthony, Bloomfield, PEI

                                       +Agnes Richard  b: 1902; m: Abt. 1922; d: 1990  St. Anthony, PEI

                           9        Pierre Augustin 'Gus' Pitre  b: 1 April 1897  St. Anthony, Bloomfield, PEI; d: Aft. 1955  Hamilton, ONT

                                       +Rufine 'Josephine' Pitre  b: 3 July 1899  Bloomfield, PEI; m: Abt. 1920 [Francis/Marie Arseneau]; d: 18 October 1993  Hamilton, ONT                     

                           9        Rose Elise Pitre  b: 1 April 1897  St. Anthony, Bloomfield, PEI; d: Bef. 1901

                           9        Oliver Pitre  b: 15 March 1903  Bloomfield, PEI; d: Bef. 1911

 

 

Notes for Joseph A. Pitre:

Census

- 1881 PEI, Alberton Creek, Lot 5:  Joseph Peters 20 (fisherman), wife Catherine 2.

- 1891 PEI, Lot 5F:  Joseph Pitre 30 (farmer), wife Catherine 31, Marie Anne 10, Jerome 7, Marguerite J. 5, Dominique 4, Cyrille 2.

- 1901 PEI, Lot 5E2:  Joseph A. Pitre 41, wife Catherine 42, Mary 20, Jerome 17, Maggie 15, Dominic 13, Syrus 11, Caroline 9, Henry 6, Augustine 4.

- 1911 PEI, Duvar, Lot 5:  Joseph A. Pitre 51 (farmer), wife Catherine 52, Cyrus 22, Henry 16, Augustine 14, grandson Henry (Gaudet) 6.

 

- 1921 PEI, Bloomfield (Lot 5):  Joseph Peters 61 farmer, wife Catherine 62, Henery 26 farmer, Henery Gaudet 16 (adopted) laborer.

 

- 1931 Duvar, Bloomfield, Prince, PEI:  Augustin Pitre 34 farmer, wife Josephine 31, Pius 8, Anita 4, Clarence 1, Edna 3 months, widowed mother Catherine 73.

 

WWI registration/attestation records (sons):

Cyrus Pitre:  Cyrus Peters; res. King Edward Hotel, Cobourg, ONT; b. 20 June 1887 Prince Co., PEI; single, age 30, Cath., laborer; father Joseph A. Peters of Duvar Road, Lot 5, PEI; previous service - 10 days in Construction Bn. at Ottawa, discharged 8 Oct 1917; signed Cyrus Peters; 5'3 1/2", medium complexion, grey eyes, brown hair; at Peterboro 26 Nov 1917.  Discharged 9 Sep 1918 Barriefield, ONT.

Pierre Augustin 'Gus' Pitre:  Peter Augusten Peters; born 1 Apr 1897, Duvar Road, PEI; Piusville, PEI (farmer); Mrs. Josephine Peters (wife); 14 Aug 1918, Charlottetown, PEI; 5' 4", medium complexion, grey eyes, brown hair.

 

Obituaries for the children:

Mary Pitre:  L'Impartial (PEI), Thursday, 14 February 1907:  Died, at Rogersville, NB, on the 5th of this month, Marie Anne Pitre, formerly of Duvar Road, PEI, wife of Joseph P. Gaudet, at the age of 26 years and 9 months.  She received all the spiritual help that the church gives to her children, before her death.  It belongs to the society of the Good Death.  Her funeral took place on the 7th of the month, in the middle of a great convergence of relatives and friends.  The bearers were:  Amable Chiasson, Joe Arsenault, Arsene Chiasson, Jude Finighan, Joseph Finighan et Willie Moonie.  She leaves to mourn her, a spouse and three children, R.I.P.  Mr. and Mrs. Pierre Gaudet and Mr. Jerome Pitre came from Amherst for the funeral.

 

Jerome Pitre:  The Boston Globe (Boston, MA), Friday, 1 October 1954:  Peters - of Revere, Sept. 30, 1954, Jerome, beloved husband of the late Catherine (Gallant) Peters.  Funeral from his late residence, 405 Fenno st., Revere, Monday, at 9 a.m.  Solemn High Mass of Requiem at the Immaculate Conception Church at 10 a.m.  Relatives and friends invited.  Late member of the Holy Name Society.  Portland papers please copy.

 

 

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