Joseph Napoleon Pitre

1875 Clarence, Ontario 1952 Spokane, Washington



Continuation of tree (8th child of Adolphe Pitre/Marie Alparie 'Parasine' Longtin); all known surname descendants:

               8          Joseph Napoleon Pitre  b: 24 May 1875  Clarence, Russell, ONT; d: 5 September 1952  Spokane, Spokane, WA

                                +Adelaide Vaillancourt  b: 4 February 1880  Quebec; m: 21 August 1899  Rockland, Russell, ONT [Damase/Victorine Maheu]; d: Aft. 1901

                          9          Joseph Pitre  b: 27 April 1900  Rockland, Russell, ONT; d: 30 June 1900  Rockland, Russell, ONT


                             *2nd Wife of Joseph Napoleon Pitre:

                                +Julia Thompson (Beste)  b: Abt. 1864  Wisconsin; m: 8 November 1915  Spokane, Spokane, WA [Tory/Gertrude ---]; d: unknown


                             *3rd Wife of Joseph Napoleon Pitre:

                                +Zeda Maude Johnson (Martin)  b: 8 March 1886  St. Joseph, Buchanan, MO; m: 22 September 1920  Montesano, Grays Harbor, WA [Zadock/Sarah Elizabeth Young]; d: 17 January 1949  Spokane, Spokane, WA



Notes for Joseph Napoleon Pitre:


- 1901 Rockland, Russell, Ontario:  Napoleon Pitt 25 day laborer, wife Adelaide 21, Joseph infant (line drawn through).


- 1910/11 Ontario/USA


- 1920 Penrith, Pend Oreille, Washington:  Paul Pitre 44 (says married & emigrated 1905).


- 1930 Spokane, Spokane, WA:  Paul Pitre 54 (RR/section work), wife Zeda 44 (hotel chambermaid); lodger James Weaver 52.

- 1940 Spokane, Spokane, WA:  Paul M. Pitre 63, wife Zeda M. 54 matron/WPA project.  [851 E. Pacific]

Border crossings, June 1913:  Napoleon Pitre; Eastport, Idaho; age 37; father A.D. Pitre of Rockland, ONT; dest: Spokane, WA.


WW1 registration records:  Paul Napoleon Pitre; Wenatchee, Chelan, WA; born 24 May 1873 (Canada); Mrs. P. Pitre (Rockland, ONT); tall height, medium build; grey eyes & grey hair.

Tombstone Inscriptions, Greenwood Memorial Terrace, Spokane:  Husband / Paul N. Pitre / 1876 - 1952 / until the day break //  Wife / Zeda M. Pitre / 1886 - 1949 / until the day break

Misc.:  Spokane Chronicle (Spokane, WA), Thursday, 11 September 1952:  Paul N. Pitre - Funeral services for Paul N. Pitre, 76, who was burned fatally in a fire at his home, E951 Pacific, a week ago today, were held yesterday afternoon at Ball & Dodd's.  Interment was at Greenwood.  Mrs. Ida M. Hubert, administratrix of Mr. Pitre's estate, said today she would like to thank city firemen and police who carried the elderly man from the fire and to a hospital and later aided in funeral and estate arrangements.

- Walla Walla Union Bulletin, Friday, 5 September 1952 - Spokane: An elderly man who was rescued from his burning home Thursday night died Friday morning from burns he suffered.  Police Officer Richard Tilton discovered the fire and pulled the victim, N. Paul Pitre, from the flames that filled his two-room house.


Notes for Zeda Maude Johnson:

Obituary:  The Spokesman-Review (Spokane, WA), Tuesday, 18 January 1949:  Pitre, Zeda M. - Her home was at E951 1/2 Pacific ave.  Survived by her husband, Paul Pitre, at the home.  Funeral Wed., Jan. 19, at 1:30 p.m. from the Hennessey Funeral Chapel, N2203 Division st., Rev. Shatterfield of the Union Park Baptist church officiating.  Interment Greenwood.




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Last updated:  26 November 2020.