James Joseph Peters

1893 Somerville, Massachusetts 1952 Cambridge, MA



Continuation of tree (5th child of Timothee Edouard Pitre/Marie Leblanc); all known surname descendants:

                 9           James Joseph Peters  b: 28 August 1893  Somerville, Middlesex, MA; d: 24 February 1952  Cambridge, Middlesex, MA

                                    + Laura M. Larose  b: 28 August 1901  Massachusetts; m: Abt. 1921; d: 25 September 1981  Somerville, Middlesex, MA

                           10           Marie M. Peters  b: Abt. 1922  Cambridge, Middlesex, MA; d: Aft. August 1986

                                             +Daniel Coleman

                           10           Dorothy A. Peters  b: Abt. 1926  Cambridge, Middlesex, MA; d: 1 August 1986  Somerville, Middlesex, MA

                                             +--- Banker

                                           *2nd Husband of Dorothy A. Peters:

                                             +William Coleman    d: Aft. August 1986

                           10           James Joseph Peters  b: 13 April 1929  Cambridge, Middlesex, MA; d: 24 November 1998  Attleboro, Bristol, MA



Notes for James Joseph Peters:


- 1930 Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts:  James J. Peters 37, wife Laura M. 28, Marie L. 8, Dorothy A. 4, James J. 10 months, widowed father Edward T. 67.


- 1940 Cambridge, Middlesex, MA:  James Peters 46 janitor/city bldg., wife Laura 38, Marie 18 salesgirl/bakery, James Jr. 11.  [126 Putman Avenue]

- 1950 Cambridge, Middlesex, MA:  James J. Peters Sr. 56, wife Laura 48 bookbinder/book factory, James J. Jr. 21 machine lathe operator/machine part co.

WWII records:  James Joseph Peters, 126 Putnam Ave., Cambridge; age 48, b. Cambridge 28 Aug 1893; Mrs. Laura Peters; 5'6", 140 lbs; hazel eyes & brown hair; light brown complexion; tattoo on right forearm of wreath of leaves and blue bird (Cambridge, 27 Apr 1942)


Obituary:  Boston Globe (Boston, MA), Tuesday, 26 February 1952:  Peters - In Cambridge, Feb. 24, James J. Peters, husband of Laura (Larose) Peters, father of Mrs. Daniel Coleman, Mrs. William Coleman and James J. Peters Jr.  Funeral from the residence, 366 Putnam av., Wednesday at 8 a.m.  Requien High Mass at the Blessed Sacrament Church at 9 a.m.  Relatives and friends invited.  Member of A.L. Post 27.  Interment in Cambridge Cemetery.


Notes for Laura M. Larose:

Obituary:  Boston Globe (Boston, MA), Sunday, 27 September 1981:  Peters - In Somerville, formerly of Cambridge, September 25, Laura (LaRose) Peters.  Wife of the late James J. Peters.  Mother of Marie Coleman, Dorothy Coleman, and James J. Peters Jr.  Sister of Clara Payne and Rose Huess also 4 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren.  Funeral from the Daniel F. O'Brien Funeral Home, 2 Benton Rd., at Summer St., Somerville, Monday at 9 a.m.  Funeral Mass at St. Benedict's Church at 10 a.m.  Relatives and friends invited.  Visiting hours Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.


Obituaries for the children:

Dorothy A. Peters:  The Boston Globe (Boston, MA), Sunday, 3 August 1986:  Coleman - Of Somerville, Aug. 1, Dorothy (Peters) (Banker).  Wife of William Coleman.  Mother of Melvin and Robert Banker.  Daughter of the late James and Laura Peters.  Sister of Marie Coleman and James Peters.  Also survived 15 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.  Funeral service at the Daniel F. O'Brien Funeral Home, Cambridge, Tuesday at 10.  Relatives and friends invited.



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Items in RED sourced from Holy Guardian Angels, L'Ardoise registers provided on Patrick B. Burke's website, L'Ardoise Cemetery and Memorial Records, and from birth registrations/baptismal records, marriage/death certificates online at Nova Scotia Historical Vital Statistics. 

- Massachusetts items in RED from online records.


Last updated:  19 June 2022.