John Daniel Peters

1903 Rollo Bay, PEI 1952 Chelsea, Massachusetts



Continuation of tree (3rd child of Peter Daniel Peters/Mary Agnes McPhee); all known surname descendants:

                 9          John Daniel Peters  b: 19 September 1903  Rollo Bay, PEI; d: 16 January 1952  Chelsea, Suffolk, MA

                                    +Helena Gertrude McLennon  b: 4 September 1909  Indian River, PEI; m: 10 February 1929  Boston, Suffolk, MA [John/Angelina Morrison] (divorced); d: Aft. October 1944

                            10            John Daniel Peters  b: 10 December 1930  Boston, Suffolk, ME; d: 1 October 1980  Jamaica Plain, Suffolk, MA

                                              +Virginia Ann Snider b: 3 November 1935; m: 29 October 1955  Boston, Suffolk, MA

                            10            Richard Joseph Peters  b: 11 December 1931  Boston, Suffolk, MA; d: 1 March 1994  Lewiston, Androscoggin, ME

                                              +Jeannette Blanche Doucette  b: 25 June 1938; m: 29 December 1959  Van Buren, Aroostock, ME; d: Aft. March 1994


                              *2nd Wife of John Daniel Peters:

                                    +Mary Concannon  b: 30 April 1909  Boston, Suffolk, MA; m: Bet. 1940-1950 [Thomas/Annie Lyons]; d: 17 January 1990  Norwood, Norfolk, MA



Notes for John Daniel Peters:


- 1930 Somerville, Middlesex, Massachusetts:  John D. Peters 26 asst. supt. life ins. office, wife Helena G. 20; lodger William R. Bouregous 26.


- 1940 Chelsea, Suffolk, MA:  John D. Peters 36 (divorced), lodger, weaver/elastic rubber  [6th Street]

- 1940 Boston, Suffolk, MA:  Carl A. Rietzel 37, wife Helena G. 30, stepsons John D. Peters 4 & Richard J. Peters 3  [8 Buckley Avenue]

- 1950 Chelsea, Suffolk, MA:  Jack Peters 46 textile weaver/woollen clerk textile factory, wife Mary 40 machine operator/paper factory, John 19 armed forces, Richard 18 counterman/restaurant .

Naturalization Petition:  27 June 1936 Boston:  John Daniel Peters, res. 28 Porter St., Everett; insurance sales; b. 30 Sep 1903 Rollo Bay, PEI; divorced (ex-wife Helena: married 10 Feb 1929 Boston; she was b. 4 Sep 1909 Indian River, PEI); 2 children: John 10 Dec 1930 & Richard 11 Dec 1931, both b. Boston.


WWII Records:  John Daniel Peters, res. 37 Parker St., Chelsea, MA; b. 19 Sep 1903 PEI; contact Joseph L. Peters (3 Fairmont Ave., Melrose, MA); 5' 7", 140 lbs., blue eyes & brown hair, light complexion; 15 Feb 1942 Chelsea, MA.


Obituary:  Boston Globe (Boston, MA), Friday, 18 January 1952:  Peters - In Chelsea, Jan. 16, John D., beloved husband of Mary (Concannon), father of John D. Jr. and Richard J. Peters, brother of Lee Peters of Melrose, three brothers and four sisters of Prince Edward Island.  Funeral from his late residence, 11 Hillside av., Saturday, Jan. 19, at 8 a.m.  Solemn High Funeral Mass in St. Rose's Church at 9 a.m.  Relatives and friends most kindly invited.  Prince Edward Island papers please copy.

Obituaries for the children:

John Daniel Peters:  Boston Globe (Boston, MA), Sunday, 5 October 1980:  Peters - Of Jamaica Plain, October 1, John D. Jr.  Father of John of Utah, Richard of Las Vegas, Susan of the Bahamas, Elizabeth (Lisa) of Jamaica Plain and Virginia Bennett of Germany.  Brother of Richard Peters and Diana Moore, both of Maine and Charles King of Holliston.  Grandfather of Ian and Evan Bennett.  Visiting hours at the Mann and Rodgers Funeral Home, 44 Perkins St. (corner of So. Huntington Ave.), Jamaica Plain, Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.  Relatives and friends invited.  Services and interment private.  Late employee, Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Boston.


Richard Joseph Peters:  Sun Journal (Lewiston, ME), Wednesday, 2 March 1994:  (photo)  Richard 'Pete' Peters.  Lewiston - Richard 'Pete' Peters, 62, of 14 First St., died at his home Tuesday morning after a brief illness with prostate cancer.  Born in Chelsea, Mass., Dec. 11, 1931, the son of John and Helena (McClellan) Peters.  He was a master sergeant in the U.S. Air Force, retiring after 24 years.  Mr. Peters then was employed for 14 years at Bath Iron Works.  He married Jeannette 'Jennie' Ducette at Van Buren on Dec. 29, 1959.  He resided in Lewiston for the past 20 years.  Survived by his wife, Jeannette Peters of Lewiston; his mother, Helena King of Needham, Mass.; one daughter, Mrs. John (Gayla) Fournier of Lewiston; one son, Scott Peters of Turner; one sister, Mrs. Diana Moore of Lewiston; one brother, Charles King of Holliston, Mass.; and one granddaughter, Brianna Peters of Turner.  He was predeceased by a brother, Jack Peters.



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Last updated:  22 June 2022.