John Edouard Lepitre

1878 Stanstead, Quebec 1950 Manchester, New Hampshire



Continuation of tree (4th child of Francois Xavier Lepitre/Marie Emma Pepin); all known surname descendants:

                 9          John Edouard Lepitre  b: 22 February 1878  Sacre Coeur, Stanstead, Quebec; d: 5 May 1950  Manchester, Hillsborough, NH

                                   +Estelle Janette Gamble  b: 4 February 1884  Manchester, Hillsborough, NH; m: 25 January 1902  Manchester, Hillsborough, NH [Charles/Harriet Sleeper] (divorced 16 October 1930 Manchester); d: 27 January 1940  Goffstown, Hillsborough, NH

                            10        female Lepitre  b: 20 March 1902  Manchester, Hillsborough, NH; d: 20 March 1902  Manchester, Hillsborough, NH  (premature) 

                            10        Arthur Lepitre  b: 28 March 1903  Manchester, Hillsborough, NH; d: 13 July 1911  Manchester, Hillsborough, NH  (accidental drowning)

                            10        Francis 'Frank' Edward Lapete  b: 8 November 1904  Manchester, Hillsborough, NH; d: 21 December 1969  Manchester, Hillsborough, NH

                                         +Rose Klardie  b: 12 April 1908  Hertogenbosch, Holland; m: 16 January 1937  Manchester, Hillsborough, NH [Jacob/Christina M. Vanlinders]; d: 5 May 1999  Goffstown, Hillsborough, NH

                            10        Hazel Elizabeth Lapete  b: 5 October 1906  Manchester, Hillsborough, NH; d: April 1969  New York, NY

                                         +George Frederick Hinckley  b: 12 January 1896  Worcester, Worcester, MA; m: 1926  Worcester, MA [George/Marie Josephine Donalda Paulhus de Cournoyer]; d: February 1987  New York

                            10        Charles Henry Lapete  b: 28 May 1908  Manchester, Hillsborough, NH; d: 20 January 1963  Manchester, Hillsborough, NH

                                         +Mary Grace Longway (Lakin)  b: 15 April 1910  Henniker, Merrimack, NH; m: Abt. 1940 [John P./Martha Ann Moore]; d: 21 September 1978  Manchester, Hillsborough, NH

                            10        Elmer Maurice Lapete  b: 12 May 1910  Manchester, Hillsborough, NH; d: July 1980  Manchester, Hillsborough, NH

                                         +Lillian ---    d: 16 April 1953  Boston, Suffolk, MA

                                        *2nd Wife of Elmer Maurice Lapete:

                                         +Marie Lucie Anna Gagnon (Goings)  b: 20 April 1915  Lowell, Middlesex, MA; m: 10 October 1959  St. Augustin, Manchester, NH [Adelard/Eleanor Laforge]; d: 4 April 2003  Manchester, Hillsborough, NH

                            10        Clifford J. Lapete  b: 10 April 1913  Manchester, Hillsborough, NH; d: 9 January 1984  Everett, Middlesex, MA

                                         +Amelia H. Makuch  b: 10 January 1918  Manchester, Hillsborough, NH; m: Abt. 1939; d: 19 April 2003  Lexington, Middlesex, MA

                            10        Florence May Lapete  b: 12 February 1915  Manchester, Hillsborough, NH; d: 28 April 1999  Hooksett, Merrimack, NH

                                          +Jacob Lambert Klardie  b: 14 January 1902  Hertogenbosch, Holland; m: 23 September 1932  Bedford, Hillsborough, NH [Jacob/Christina M. Vanlinders]; d: 27 August 1991  Hooksett, Merrimack, NH



Notes for John Edouard Lepitre:


- 1910 Manchester, Hillsborough, New Hampshire:  John La Pete 32 (farmer), wife of 8 years Stella J. 27, Arthur 7, Frank 5, Hazel 3, Charles H. 2; widowed grandmother-in-law Mary H. Gamble 75.


- 1920


- 1930 Manchester, Hillsborough, NH:  Charles Lepete 21 (gas co. laborer), brother Elmer 19 (cotton mill/yarn boy), sister Florence 15, mother Estelle 47 (mar.).

- 1940 Manchester, Hillsborough, NH:  Francis La Pete 35 eyelitter/shoe shop, wife Rose 31 -evist---/machine mill, father John 62.  Also in Manchester, Charles Lapete 32 ash-job/gas company.  In Boston, Clifford J. Lapete 26 floorman/garage & wife Amelia H. 22.

WWI registration records:  John Edward Lapete; Manchester, Hillsborough, NH; b. 15 Jan 1878 (Canada); Mrs. Stella La Pete; medium height, medium build; blue eyes & light brown hair.

WWII records:  John Edward Lapete, res. 1 Dover St., Manchester, NH; age 64, b. 15 Jan 1878 Canada; contact Francis Lapete; unemployed; 5' 2", 140 lbs., blue eyes & brown hair, light brown complexion; 25 Apr 1942 Manchester, NH.


Record of divorce: John E. Lapete (res Manchester) & Stella Lapete (res Manchester), mar Jan 1902 Manchester; sex of libelant male, case not contested, 16 Oct 1930, abandonment & refusal to cohabit; no minor children affected by decree


- 1934 Manchester City Directory:  Lapete Chas H chauf gas works r 8 Dean; Lapete Clifford J r 37 Clark av; Lapete Elmer M doffer r 8 Dean; Lapete Estelle J Mrs h 8 Dean; Lapete John E florist h 37 Clark av

Obituaries for the children:

Francis 'Frank' Edward Lapete:  Union Leader (Manchester, NH), Monday, 22 December 1969:  Francis E. LaPete of 541 Kimball St., died at a Manchester convalescent home Sunday following a long illness.  A Manchester native, Mr. LaPete was employed by the Cott Bottling Co.  He was a communicant of St. Raphael Church.  Family members include his wife, Mrs. Rose (Klardie) LaPete; two brothers, Elmer LaPete of Somerville, Mass., and Clifford LaPete of Boston; one sister, Mrs. Jacob (Florence) Klardie of Manchester; several nieces, nephews and cousins.  Funeral services for Mr. LaPete will be held Wednesday morning at 10 at the Cate and Johnson Funeral Home.  Friends are invited and those who wish may call at the funeral home tonight from 7 to 9 and Tuesday from 3:30 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m.


Clifford J. Lapete:  Boston Herald (MA), Wednesday, 11 January 1984:  Lapete -  In Everett, Jan. 9, 1984, Clifford J.  Beloved husband of Amelia (Makuch), devoted father of George J. of Everett and William H. of Dorchester.  Dear brother of Florence Klardie of Manchester, N.H. and the late Elmer, Charles and Frank Lapete.  Funeral from the William R. Carafa and Son Funeral Home, 389 Washington Ave., Chelsea on Thursday, Jan. 12 at 8 a.m.  Funeral Mass in St. Stanislaus Church at 9 a.m.  Relatives and friends kindly invited.  Visiting hours Wednesday evening only 7-9 p.m.  Late Navy Veteran WW II.  Carafa and Son Funeral Home.


Florence May Lapete:  Tombstone Inscription, Martins Cemetery, Hooksett, NH:  KLARDIE / Jacob L. Jr. / 1902 - 1991 / Florence M. / 1915 - 1999



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