Joseph Gerald Pitre

1901 Petit Rocher, New Brunswick Ė 1956 Cloquet, Minnesota



Continuation of tree (1st child of Joseph Pitre/Ellen Young); all known surname descendants:

                   9        Joseph Gerald 'William' Pitre  b: 27 December 1901  Petit Rocher, Gloucester, NB; d: 23 July 1956  Cloquet, Carlton, MN

                                  +Pearl Iva Brooks  b: 12 September 1905  Wisconsin; m: 29 January 1921  Carlton Co., MN; d: 19 October 1976  Beltrami Co., MN

                            10       Luella Catherine Peters  b: 16 July 1922  Cloquet, Carlton, MN; d: 3 July 1979  Cass Lake, Cass, MN

                                         +Clifford Sigwald Myrmel  b: 6 September 1917  Cloquet, Carlton, MN; m: 12 October 1940  Carlton Co., MN; d: 13 February 1996  Harlingen, Cameron, TX

                            10       Gerald Thomas Peters  b: 6 June 1924  Cloquet, Carlton, MN; d: 27 January 1997  Boulder, Clark, NV

                            10       Dora Helen Peters  b: 18 September 1925  Kingsford, Dickinson, MI; d: 22 November 2017  Esko, Carlton, MN

                                         +Lambert A. Nynas  b: 21 February 1925  Duluth, St. Louis, MN; m: 20 September 1942 [Waino F./Wendla A. ---]; d: 19 February 2013  Duluth, St. Louis, MN



Notes for Joseph Gerald 'William' Pitre:


- 1920 Cloquet, Carlton, MN:  Joseph Peters 49, wife Helen 35, William G. 18, Albert 13, Stella 10, Alice 8, Walter 7, Floyd 5, Lucille 3 years 11 months, Frederick 2 years 9 months.


- 1930 Cloquet, Carlton, MN:  Gustaf B. Crook 43 machine feeder/lumber mill, wife Helen 44, stepchildren William G. Peters 28 laborer/common, Walter Peters 18 laborer/paper mill, Floyd Peters 15, Lucille Peters 14, Frederick Peters 12.  Also in Cloquet, Pearl I. Peters 24, Luella K. 7, Gerald T. 5, Dora H. 4 years 3 months.


- 1940 Cloquet, Carlton, MN:  Berger Crook 54 machine tender/planning mill, wife Helen 54, Floyd 26 loader/papermill, Frederick 23 janitor/tavern, stepgrandson Gerald Peters 15, stepgranddaughter Dora Peters 14.


World War II Records:  Gerald Joseph Peters, age 40, b. 27 Dec 1901 Augusta, ME; res. Cloquet, Carlton, MN; contact: mother Mrs. Berger Crook, Cloquet; 5' 7 1/2", 162 lbs., blue eyes, brown hair, light brown complexion, one arm longer than the other; 14 Feb 1942.


Tombstone Inscription, Maple Grove Cemetery, Cloquet, MN:  Father / Gerald J. Peters / 1901 - 1956  //  Mother / Pearl I. Peters / 1905 - 1976


Obituaries for the children:

Luella Catherine Peters:  The Minneapolis Star (Minneapolis, MN), Wednesday, 4 July 1979:  Cass Lake Woman dies in accident.  Bemidji - Luella Myrmel, 56, Cass Lake, died Tuesday when her car was struck by a grain truck seven miles east of Bemidji on U.S. Highway 2. She was turning left into her driveway when her car was struck broadside by the truck, driven by Jay Nichols, 55, Calvin, N.D., authorities said.  The State Patrol said Nichols was passing another grain truck when the crash occurred.  He suffered bruises when his truck went into a ditch and overturned.

Tombstone Inscription, Greenwood Cemetery, Bemidji, MN:  Luella C. / Myrmel / 1922 - 1979


Gerald Thomas Peters:  Tombstone Inscription, Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Boulder City, Clark, NV: Gerald Peters / FI US Navy / World War II / Jun 6, 1924 - Jan 27, 1997


Dora Helen Peters:  Dora Helen Nynas, 92, of Esko, died Wednesday, November 22, 2017 in Barnes Care in Esko.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Lambert Nynas.  Dora is survived by her children, Alfred (Ruth) of Carlton, James (Carlie) of Duluth and Michael (Carol) of Deer River and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.  The family will receive friends from 10:00 until the 11:00 a.m. Memorial Service, Monday, December 11, 2017 in St. Paulís Lutheran Church, Cloquet.  In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to St. Paulís Lutheran Church.



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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), tombstone inscriptions.

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

- New Brunswick marriages in RED also from Vital Statistics Records (online)


Last updated:  3 July 2022.