Joseph 'Sinai' Lepitre

1851 Nicolet, Quebec 1920 Pembroke, New Hampshire

 

 

Continuation of tree (10th child of Jean Olivier Pitre/2nd wife Julie Poirier); all known surname descendants:

              7     Joseph 'Sinai' Lepitre  b: 1 February 1851  Ste. Monique, Nicolet, Quebec; d: 9 March 1920  Pembroke, Merrimack, NH

                               +Marie Odille Cartier dite Laflotte  b: 4  July 1851  St. David, Yamaska, Quebec; m: 2 February 1873  Woonsocket, Providence, RI [Louis/Sophie Cantarat]; 13 December 1933  Pembroke, Merrimack, NH

                         8          Marie Tharsille Lapitre  b: 31 May 1874  St. Bonaventure, Bonaventure, Quebec; d: 1 August 1946  Pembroke, Merrimack, NH

                                        +Frederick Duguay  b: 2 October 1870  St. Bonaventure d'Upton, Yamaska, Quebec; m: 26 December 1894  St. George, Manchester, NH [Alexandre/Marie Theroux]; d: 24 December 1932  Pembroke, Merrimack, NH

                         8          Julie Maria Olive Lepitre  b: 1 January 1876  St. Camille, Cookshire, Compton, Quebec; d: 19 May 1959  Pembroke, Merrimack, NH

                                        +Ulric Henri Desmarais  b: 23 August 1872  St. Thomas de Pierreville, Yamaska, Quebec; m: 16 April 1894  St. George, Manchester, NH [Joseph/Emilie Marcoux]; d: 30 September 1955  Pembroke, Merrimack, NH

                         8          Marie Jeanne Lepitre  b: 17 December 1877  St. Camille, Cookshire, Compton, Quebec; d: Aft. March 1976  Pembroke, Merrimack, NH

                                        +Eugene Desmarais  b: 17 September 1873  St. Thomas de Pierreville, Yamaska, Quebec; m: 7 June 1897  St. George, Manchester, NH [Joseph/Emilie Marcoux]; d: 8 April 1955  Manchester, Hillsborough, NH

                         8          Joseph Arsene Lepitre  b: 26 April 1880  St. Camille, Cookshire, Compton, Quebec; d: 24 October 1939  Willimansett, Hampden, MA

                                        +Marie Louise Crevier  b: 28 June 1881  St. Francois du Lac, Yamaska, Quebec; m: 24 October 1898  St. George, Manchester, NH [Louis/Cordelie Daviault]; d: Aft. 1930

                         8          Alfred Walter Lepitre  b: 18 March 1882  St. Michel, Sherbrooke, Quebec; d: 3 January 1966  Lisbon, Androscoggin, ME

                                        +Zoe Wynne (Richie)  b: Abt. 1882  Canada; m: 11 June 1922  Lisbon, Androscoggin, ME [Augustin/Mary Goulette]

                         8          Edouard Lepitre  b: 25 February 1885  St. Janvier, Weedon, Wolfe, Quebec; d: 19 March 1887  St. Camille, Cookshire, Compton, Quebec

                         8          Lea Emilia Lepitre  b: 21 September 1887  Pembroke, Merrimack, NH; d: 8 July 1934  Concord, Merrimack, NH

                                        +Raphael Wilfred Gamelin  b: 4 May 1882  Ste. Brigitte des Saults, Nicolet, Quebec; m: 28 October 1907  Allenstown, Merrimack, NH [Severe/Clarisse Lefebvre]; d: Aft. 1930

                         8          Olivier Lepitre  b: 3 February 1890  Pembroke, Merrimack, NH; d: 16 March 1976  Boscawen, Merrimack, NH

                                        +Rose Dupre (Colle)  b: 8 October 1895  Fall River, Bristol, MA; m: 17 November 1928  Nashua, Hillsborough, NH [Francois/Delia Latendresse]; d: Aft. 1933   

                         8          Joseph Ulric Lepitre  b: 3 December 1891  Pembroke, Merrimack, NH; d: 29 June 1965  Suncook, Pembroke, Merrimack, NH

 

 

Notes for Joseph 'Sinai' Lepitre:

Census

- 1881 Westbury, Compton, Quebec:  Joseph Lepete 28 (farmer), wife Odele 28, Mary 7, Julia 5, Mary Jane 3, Joseph 11 months.

- 1900 Pembroke, Merrimack, New Hampshire:  Joseph Lapetre 50 (day laborer), wife of 27 years Edith 48 (8 of 9 children still living), Alfred 17, Emma 13, Oliver 11, Ulric 9.

- 1910 Pembroke, Merrimack, NH:  Joseph Lepitre 54 (laborer), wife of 37 years Adelle 58, Ulric 20 (cotton mill/weaver), Olivier 18.

- 1920 Pembroke, Merrimack, NH:  Joseph Lepitre 68, wife Odile 68, Oliver 30, Ulric 28.

- 1930 Pembroke, Merrimack, NH:  Widow Mary Le Pitre 79, Ulric 38.

 

- 1940 Pembroke, Merrimack, NH:  Joseph Duguay 43 helper/box shop, widowed mother Marie 65, brother-in-law Ulric Lepitre 48 weaver/rayon mill.

WWI registration records (sons):

Joseph Arsene Lepitre:  Joseph La Pite; Rockville, CN; born 26 Apr 1881; Mary La Pite; medium height, medium build; blue eyes & sandy hair.
Alfred Walter Lepitre:  Alfred Lapete; Lisbon, ME (signed as Fred Lapitre); born 18 Nov 1881 (Canada); medium height, medium build; brown eyes & brown hair.
Olivier Lepitre:  Oliver Lapete; Pembroke, Merrimack, NH (signed Oliver Lapite); born 3 Dec 1889 (Pembroke, NH); single; medium height, slender build; brown eyes & black hair.
Ulderic Albini Lepitre:  Ulric Lapete; Pembroke, NH; born 3 Dec 1891 (Pembroke, NH); single; medium height, slender build; brown eyes & black hair; slightly bald.

 

Obituaries for the children:

Julie Maria Olive Lepitre:  Union Leader (Manchester, NH), Wednesday, 20 May 1959:  Suncook - Mrs. Julie (Lepitre) Desmarais, 83, died yesterday afternoon at the home of her sister, Mrs. Jane Desmarais of Buck Street.  She was the widow of Henry Desmarais.  Born in East Angus, Que., Mrs. Desmarais had resided here for 72 years.  She was a member of the Sadality of the Ladies of St. Anne.  Members of the family, besides her sister, include three brothers, Ulric Lepitre of Suncook, Olivier Lepitre of Nashua and Alfred Lepitre of Lisbon, Me., and several nieces and nephews.  A solemn high mass of requiem will be sung at St. Jean-Baptiste Church Friday at 9 a.m.  Burial will be in St. Jean-Baptiste Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Petit Funeral Home, today and Thursday from 1 to 10 p.m.

 

Joseph Arsene Lepitre:  Evening Gazette (Worcester, MA), Wednesday, 25 October 1939:  Man Killed by Saw - Willimansett, Oct. 25 - Joseph La Pite, 59, was killed instantly yesterday when a heavy belt pulley broke and plunged him against a saw table in the Martineau woodyard.

 

Olivier Lepitre:  Nashua Telegraph (Nashua, NH), Wednesday, 17 March 1976:  Oliver J. LePete, 86, former resident of this city for many years, died yesterday afternoon in a Boscawen nursing home after a long illness.  Born in Suncook on Dec. 3, 1889, the son of the late Joseph and Odile (LaFlotte) LePete, he had been employed at Jackson Mills of the Nashua Mfg. Co. while a resident here.  He was a communicant of St. Francis Xavier Church.  Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Ernest (Delia) Bernard of Fitchburg, Mass., and Mrs. Raymond (Florianne) Gardner of Nashua; three grandchildren, Miss Cheryl Gardner of Nashua, Mrs. Gino (Rose Mary) Membrino of Fitchburg and Mrs. Russell (Shirley) Hanson of Edgewood, Md.; five great-grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Jane Desmarais of Farmington; several nephews and nieces, including Mrs. Delia Briand and Mrs. Clara Gabriel of Nashua and Mrs. Laura Bourassa of Farmington.  The Farwell Funeral Service, Nashua, is in charge of arrangements.
 

Joseph Ulric Lepitre:  Union Leader (Manchester, NH), Thursday, 1 July 1965:  Suncook - Ulric J. Lepitre, 73, a World War I veteran and lifelong resident of Suncook, died Tuesday night after a long illness.  He was a member of the John J. Maguire Post, American Legion.  Members of the family are two brothers, Olivier Lepitre of Boscawen and Alfred Lepitre of Lisbon, Me.; one sister, Mrs. Jane Desmarais of Farmington; nieces and nephews.  A solemn mass of requiem will be celebrated in the St. John Baptist Church Friday at 9 a.m.  Burial will be in St. John Baptist Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Petit Funeral Home, today from 2 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 10 p.m.
 

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