Jean 'Pierre' Pitre

1838 Bathurst, New Brunswick 1899 Orono, Maine

 

 

Continuation of tree (3rd child of Edouard Pitre/Rose Doucet); all known surname descendants:

             7     Jean 'Pierre' Pitre  b: July 1838  Ste. Famille, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; d: 9 August 1899  Orono, Penobscot, ME

                              +Anastasie Doyle  b: 16 April 1843  Ste. Famille, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; m: 27 February 1865  Ste. Famille, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB [Patrick/Catherine Cooke]; d: 17 January 1922  Orono, Penobscot, ME

                         8       Elisabeth Pitre  b: Abt. 26 February 1865  Ste. Famille, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; d: Aft. 1881

                         8       Edward Pitre  b: 20 January 1867  Ste. Famille, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; d: 11 March 1950  Orono, Penobscot, ME

                                  + Philomene Albina Blanchard  b: 21 November 1872  Ste. Famille, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; m: 27 August 1894  Ste. Famille, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB [Antoine/Rose Vienneau]; d: 17 August 1969  Bangor, Penobscot, ME

                         8       Martha Jane Pitre  b: 25 January 1869  Ste. Famille, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; d: Aft. December 1954  Utica, NY

                                  + John Haggerty  b: Abt. 1867  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; m: 1 May 1894  Orono, Penobscot, ME [Daniel/Hannah Driscoll]

                         8       John Pitre  b: Abt. 1 January 1871  Ste. Famille, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; d: 23 March 1953  Bangor, Penobscot, ME

                                    + Henriette Arseneau (aka Burns)  b: 6 February 1874  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; m: 25 February 1895  Orono, Penobscot, ME [*Basile/Marguerite Hache]; d: 2 May 1936  Brewer, Penobscot, ME

                         8       Nicholas Pitre  b: 25 September 1873  Ste. Famille, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; d: 19 August 1948  Portland, Cumberland, ME

                                    + Mary E. Hogan  b: March 1875  Orono, Penobscot, ME; m: 3 August 1895  Orono, Penobscot, ME [Andrew/Sadie McNully]; d: 15 February 1966  Portland, Cumberland, ME

                         8       Joseph Pitre  b: 13 June 1876  Ste. Famille, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; d: 26 December 1954  Orono, Penobscot, ME

                                    + Catherine O. Duffy  b: Abt. 1879  Bangor, Penobscot, ME; m: 25 November 1929  Orono, Penobscot, ME [Frank/Eva Gordon]; d: 9 January 1947  Orono, Penobscot, ME

                         8       Gertrude C. Pitre  b: 28 February 1879  Ste. Famille, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; d: Aft. September 1960  Portland, Cumberland, ME 

                         8       Sarah Frances Pitre  b: 12 February 1882  Ste. Famille, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; d: 10 August 1955  Waterville, Kennebec, ME

                                    + Edmond Francis Traynor  b: 28 August 1882  Waterville, Kennebec, ME; m: 28 August 1906  Orono, Penobscot, ME [John M/Lena Thanell]; d: 9 November 1954  Waterville, Kennebec, ME

                         8       William Bernard Pitre  b: 3 May 1885  Ste. Famille, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; d: 4 September 1960  Portland, Cumberland, ME

                                    + Julie Catherine Labrie  b: 7 August 1888  Old Town, Penobscot, ME; m: 7 October 1919  Church of the Assumption, Orono, Penobscot, ME [Amos/Sarah Duplessis]; d: 4 January 1966  Weymouth, Norfolk, MA

             

   

Notes for Jean 'Pierre' Pitre:

Census:

- 1871 Bathurst, Gloucester, New Brunswick:  John Pitre 31 (laborer), wife Anastacia 26, Elizabeth 6, Edward 4, Martha Jane 2, John 3 months.

- 1881 Bathurst, Gloucester, NB:  John P. Pete 41 (laborer), wife Anastatia 36, Elizabeth 16, Edward 14, Martha 12, John 10, Nicholas 8, Joseph 5, Gertrude 2.

- 1900 Orono, Penobscot, Maine:  Widow Anna Peters 56, Joseph 20 (pulp mill/laborer), Frances 18, Bernard 14.  [Gertrude 22 - ?]

- 1910 Orono, Penobscot, ME:  Widow Anastia Peters 66, Joseph 31 (pulp mill/laborer), Gertrude 30 (hotel/waitress), Bernard 23 (pulp mill/laborer).

- 1920 Orono, Penobscot, ME:  Widow Annastia Peters 75, Joseph 35 (paper mill/laborer), Bernard W. 33 (paper mill/laborer), wife Julie C. 31.

 

Notes for Anastasie Doyle:

Obituary:  The Bangor Daily News (Bangor, ME), Wednesday, 18 January 1922:  Died - Peters - In Orono, Jan. 17, Mrs. John E. Peters, aged 77 years.  Funeral from St. Mary's Catholic church in Orono, Thursday at 9 o'clock.

- The Bangor Daily News (Bangor, ME), Friday, 20 January 1922:  The funeral services of Mrs. Anastacia Peters were held Thursday forenoon at 9 o'clock at St. Mary's Catholic church.  Rev. D. F. Feeney officiated.  There was a large attendance of relatives and friends and many beautiful flowers.  The bearers were five sons, John, E. J., N. J., J. J., and B. J. Peters and E. F. Trainor, son-in-law.  The interment was at Riverside.

 

Obituaries for the children:

Edward Pitre:  The Bangor Daily News (Bangor, ME), Monday, 13 March 1950:  Edward J. Peters, Orono Grocer over 50 Years, is Dead - Orono, March 12 - Edward John Peters, 80, husband of Philomena Peters, died at his residence, 111 Mill street, Saturday afternoon following a lingering illness.  He was born in Bathurst, N.B., January 24, 1870, son of the late John and Anastasia Peters, and moved to this country while a small boy.  He conducted a grocery store in Orono for over 50 years.  He was the only living charter member of Joseph Orono council 152, Knights of Columbus.  Besides his wife, he is survived by one son, Edward L. Peters, Orono; three brothers, John of Brewer, Joseph of Hancock and Bernard of Portland; three sisters, Mrs. Francis Trainor of Waterville, Mrs. Martha Haggerty of New York City and Miss Gertrude Peters of Hancock; and several nieces and nephews.  Requiem High Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary's Catholic church, Orono, Tuesday at 9 a.m. with the Rev. Maurice Boland officiating.  Interment will be in Riverside cemetery, Orono.  Friends may call at the residence.

 

John Pitre:  The Bangor Daily News (Bangor, ME), Tuesday, 24 March 1953:  John J. Peters - The death of John J. Peters, 83, occurred at a convalescent home here Monday following a long illness.  Born in Bathurst, N.B., he had lived in Maine a number of years, and for 45 years was employed at the Eastern Corporation at South Brewer.  Surviving are a son, Franklin Peters of Brewer; two sisters, Mrs. E. F. Trainor, and Miss Gertrude Peters, both of Waterville; two brothers, Joseph of Orono and Bernard of Portland; and several grandchildren.  The remains are at the Kelleher funeral home, 119 Cedar street.  Funeral services will be held at St. John's Catholic church Wednesday morning at 9 o'clock.

 

Nicholas Pitre:  The Bangor Daily News (Bangor, ME), Friday, 20 August 1948:  Nicholas Peters - Orono, Aug. 19 - Word has been received in Orono of the sudden death this morning in Portland of Nicholas J. Peters, 73, a former Orono resident.  He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary Hogan Peters; two daughters, Katherine Peters and Mrs. Sadie Jellison; a son, Donald, of Portland; two sisters, Miss Gertrude Peters of Portland, Mrs. Frances Trainor of Waterville; and three brothers, Edward J., of Orono, Joseph of Hancock, and John of Brewer; and two grandchildren.  A high Mass of Requiem will be sung at 8 o'clock Wednesday morning in Portland.  The remains will be brought to Orono where committal services will be held by Rev. Maurice B. Boland Wednesday afternoon at Riverside cemetery.

 

Joseph Pitre:  The Bangor Daily News (Bangor, ME), Tuesday, 28 December 1954:  Joseph John Peters - Orono, Dec 27 - Joseph John Peters, 77, husband of the late Catherine Peters, died at the home of Miss Madelyn R. Duffy, 4 Mill Street, Orono, late Sunday night.  He was born in Bangor, June 11, 1877, son of the late John and Anastasid (Doyle) Peters.  Prior to his retirement, he had been employed by the Orono Pulp and Paper Company, and had operated a filling station in Hancock for 17 years, returning to Orono two years ago.  Mr. Peters was a social member of Joseph Orono Council, Knights of Columbus.  He is survived by one brother, Bernard Peters, Portland; three sisters, Miss Gertrude C. Peters and Mrs. Frances Traynor, both of Waterville; and Mrs. Martha Haggerty, Utica, N.Y., several nieces and nephews.  Requiem High Mass will be celebrated Wednesday morning at 8 o'clock in St. Mary's Catholic Church.  The Rev. Thomas M. Nelligan will officiate.  Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery, Orono.  Remains are at the Joseph R. LaBeau Funeral Home, 9 Pine Street, Orono, where friends may call.

 

William Bernard Pitre:  The Bangor Daily News (Bangor, ME), Monday, 5 September 1960:  William B. Peters - Portland, Sept. 4 - William Bernard Peters of Portland, formerly of Orono, died unexpectedly Sunday afternoon at a Portland hospital.  He was born May 3, 1886, at Bangor, son of John and Cinastasia (Doyle) Peters.  He attended Orono schools, and for many years was employed by International Pulp and Paper Mills at Orono in the color department.  He moved to Portland in 1942 and retired from the Cushman Baking Company in 1953.  He was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church and member of Joseph Orono Council, Knights of Columbus and a former member of the Sacred Heart Church Men's Club.  Besides his widow, the former Julia C. Dadree, he is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Lloyd V. Gooch of East Weymouth, Mass.; two granddaughters; one sister, Miss Gertrude C. Peters of Portland; several nieces and nephews.  Funeral services will be Wednesday morning at 8:30 at 749 Congress Street, Portland.  Requiem High Mass will be celebrated at 9 o'clock at Sacred Heart Church.  Committal prayers and interment will be at Orono at 2:30 o'clock.

 

   

Back one generation to parents of Jean 'Pierre' Pitre

Back to Table of Contents

Home

 

Items in RED have been verified against parish register entries.

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

 

Last updated:  25 November 2020.