Jean Joseph Pitre

1877 Matapedia, Quebec 1923 St. Quentin, New Brunswick



Continuation of tree (19th child of Etienne Pitre/2nd Wife Tharsile Gallant); all known surname descendants:

                8          Jean Joseph Pitre  b: 1 November 1877  St. Alexis, Matapedia, QUE; d: 9 February 1923  St. Quentin, Restigouche, NB  [accident; killed by being struck on head by tree]

                                 +Josephine Gallant  b: 30 March 1886  Bloomfield, PEI; m: 23 June 1903  St. Alexis, Matapedia, QUE; [Andre/Marie Poirier]; d: 24 September 1978  St. Jean sur Richelieu, QUE

                           9          Marie Tharsile Pitre  b: 16 September 1904  St. Francois d'Assise, Bonaventure, QUE; d: Bef. 1911

                           9          Joseph Andre Pitre  b: 5 May 1906  St. Francois d'Assise, Bonaventure, QUE; d: 17 May 1969  St. Marc du Lac Long, QUE

                                         +Blanche Augustine Diotte  b: 5 January 1911  Dundee, Restigouche, NB; m: 4 March 1930  Campbellton, Restigouche, NB [Jean/Louise Savoie]

                           9          Marie Rose Hilda Pitre  b: 29 April 1907  St. Francois d'Assise, Bonaventure, QUE;; d: Bef. 1911

                           9          Albertine Pitre  b: 9 June 1910  Campbellton, Restigouche, NB; d: 19 May 1998  Montreal, QUE

                                         +Charles Duguay  b: 14 August 1899  Grande Riviere, Gaspe South, QUE; m: 17 April 1932  Campbellton, Restigouche, NB [Joseph/Susanne Lefebvre]; d: June 1992  Montreal, QUE

                           9          male Pitre  b: 31 July 1912  St. Andre, Restigouche, Bonaventure, QUE; d: 31 July 1912  St. Andre, Restigouche, Bonaventure, QUE

                           9          Marie Rose de Lima Pitre  b: 19 June 1913  St. Francois d'Assise, Bonaventure, QUE

                                         +Joseph Wilfrem Seynette  b: 12 September 1905  Dalhousie, Restigouche, NB; m: 3 September 1930  Campbellton, Restigouche, NB [Pierre/Julienne Leblanc]

                           9          male Pitre  b: 22 December 1914  St. Edmond, Lac au Saumon, Matapedia, QUE;; d: 22 December 1914  St. Edmond, Lac au Saumon, Matapedia, QUE;

                           9          Marie Anitta Pitre  b: 11 December 1915  St. Edmond, Lac au Saumon, Matapedia, QUE

                                         +Joseph Elie Seynette  b: 8 April 1908  Dalhousie, Restigouche, NB; m: 1 August 1938  Campbellton, Restigouche, NB [Pierre/Julienne Leblanc]

                           9          Joseph Francois Pitre  b: 4 June 1917  St. Jacques, Causapscal, Matapedia, QUE

                           9          Joseph Wilfrid Pitre  b: 19 August 1918  St. Jacques, Causapscal, Matapedia, QUE; d: 18 September 2001  Hull, Gatineau, QUE

                                         +Loretta Synette  b: 1919  St. Jean, NB; m: 19 July 1937  Dalhousie, Restigouche, NB [adopted Pierre/Julienne Leblanc]



Notes for Jean Joseph Pitre:


- 1911 Matapedia, Bonaventure, Quebec:  Jean Pitre 32 (day laborer), wife Josephine 25, Andre 5, Albertine 1.


- 1921 Alnwick, Northumberland, New Brunswick:  Clerphe Legassie 56, wife Marie 55, 5 children; lodgers Albertine Pitre 11 & Wilfred Pitre 2.    (?? Jean 42, Josephine 35, Andre 15, Rose 8, Anita 6, Francois 4)

- 1931 McKinnon, Dalhousie, Restigouche-Madawaska, NB:  John Diotte 50, wife Josephine 44, children Albertine Pitre 20, Anita Pitre 15, Francois Pitre 14, Wilfred Pitre 12.

Obituaries for the children:

Joseph Wilfrid Pitre:  Mr. Wilfrid Pitre of Hull, died Tuesday 18 September 2001, at the age of 83 years.  He was the son of the late Jean Pitre and the late Josephine Gallant.  He is survived by his wife Loretta Synette; 5 children: Francois, Edouard (Yolande Boissoneault), Jean (Francine), Jacques and Diane; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  He was predeceased by his son Andre and many brothers and sisters. There will be no visits to the salon.  A church service in the presence of the ashes will be held Friday 21 September at 11 a.m., in St. Jean Bosco church of Hull; burial in St. Redempteur cemetery.  Funeral direction entrusted to: Funerarium Beauchamp.

Tombstone Inscription, St. Redempteur Cemetery, Hull, Gatineau, QUE:  PITRE / Andre Pitre / 1949 1968 / Wilfrid Pitre / 1918 2001 / epoux de / Loretta Synette / 1919 (blank)



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Last updated:  1 December 2023.