Joseph Pitre

1873 Petit Rocher, New Brunswick 1942 East Douglas, MA

 

 

Continuation of tree (5th child of Lazare Pitre/Adele Roy); all known surname descendants:

               8        Joseph Pitre  b: 28 March 1873  St. Polycarpe, Petit Rocher, Gloucester, NB; d: April 1942  East Douglas, Worcester, MA

                                + Alexina Frigault  b: 14 February 1882  St. Louis, Kent, NB; m: 7 October 1903  Orono, Penobscot, ME [Christien/Mary Comeau]; d: 5 September 1959  East Douglas, Worcester, MA

                           9          Florence Petrie  b: 12 March 1902  St. Louis, Kent, NB; d: 24 September 1979  Northbridge, Worcester, MA

                                         +'Samuel' Anseline Joseph Gagne  b: Abt. 1889  Massachusetts; m: 27 December 1921  E. Douglas, Worcester, MA [Joseph/Armenia Dion]; d: Aft. 1940

                           9          'Marie' Theresa Petrie  b: 30 July 1904  Orono, Penobscot, ME; d: 15 August 1990  Webster, Worcester, MA

                                         +Raymond Cyprian Jussaume  b: 6 June 1904  Douglas, Worcester, MA; m: 28 May 1928 [Louis Jean Baptiste/Clara Laliberte]; d: 15 May 1959  E. Douglas, Worcester, MA

                           9          Joseph Frederick Petrie  b: 3 December 1905  Orono, Penobscot, ME; d: 18 August 1906  Orono, Penobscot, ME

                           9          Leo J. Petrie  b: 30 November 1906  Orono, Penobscot, ME; d: 25 June 1982  Whitinsville, Worcester, MA

                                         +Violet Forsythe  b: 11 October 1910  Northbridge, Worcester, MA; m: 26 November 1931  Whitinsville, Northbridge, Worcester, MA [William John/Clara Hopkins]; d: 26 April 1999  Suncook, Merrimack, NH         

                           9          Mary Ida Petrie  b: 21 August 1908  Orono, Penobscot, ME; d: 22 October 1908  Orono, Penobscot, ME

                           9          Cecelia Petrie  b: 5 October 1910  Orono, Penobscot, ME; d: 29 October 1910  Orono, Penobscot, ME

                           9          Elizabeth Irene Petrie  b: 9 January 1912  Orono, Penobscot, ME; d: 15 January 2002  Lumberton, Burlington, NJ

                                         +Chester Francis Jones  b: 25 October 1908  St. Albans Bay, Franklin, VT; m: Abt. 1937 [Stephen Elisha/Annie M. Pelkey]; d: 5 March 1976  Milford, Worcester, MA      

                           9          Alma M. Petrie  b: 28 March 1914  Rumford, Oxford, ME; d: 24 August 1999  Kingston, Plymouth, MA

                                         +Willis D. Colby  b: 3 October 1910  Maine; m: Abt. 1938 [Everett W./Osa B. ---]; d: 23 May 1961  Rockland, Plymouth, MA

                           9          Edmond Petrie  b: 29 May 1915  Rumford, Oxford, ME; d: 2 October 1915  Rumford, Oxford, ME

                           9          Marie Rita Petrie  b: 27 July 1916  Rumford, Oxford, ME; d: 24 September 1916  Rumford, Oxford, ME

                           9          Hilda May Petrie  b: 11 February 1918  Douglas, Worcester, MA; d: 13 May 1990  Downey, Los Angeles, CA

                                          +Douglas Wells Colby  b: 15 May 1915  Maine; m: 1939  Douglas, Worcester, MA [Everett W./Osa B. ---]; d: 13 April 1941  Douglas, Worcester, MA

                           9          Joseph Eugene Petrie  b: 27 April 1919  Douglas, Worcester, MA; d: 23 December 1997  Seattle, King, WA

                           9          Raymond Paul Petrie  b: 29 March 1924  Douglas, Worcester, MA; d: 2 May 1996  Calverton, Suffolk, NY

                                          +Irene Hazel Nunns  b: 2 June 1929  Jamaica, Queensd, NY; m: 13 June 1953  New York [Herbert Paul/Hazel L. Moore]; d: 4 December 2007  Deer Park, Suffolk, NY

 

 

Notes for Joseph Pitre:

Census

- 1910 Orono, Penobscot, Maine:  Joseph Petrie 35 (laborer/lumber yard), wife of 7 years Alexina 28 (3 of 5 children still living), Florence 6, Mary 5, Leo 3.

- 1920 Douglas, Worcester, Massachusetts:  Joseph Petrie 46 (dryer/woolen mill), wife Alexina 38, Florence 17 (weaver/woolen mill), Math--e C. 15 (weaver/woolen mill), Leo J. 13, Irene E. 7, Alma M. 5, Mary Elda 1y 11m (MA), Joseph E. 7 months (MA).

- 1930 Douglas, Worcester, MA:  Joseph Petrie 54 (fireman/woolen mill), wife Alexina 48, Leo 23 (card tender/woolen mill), Irene 18 (operator/telephone co.), Alma 16 (servant/private family), Xilda 12, Eugene 10, Raymond 6; Florence 28 (weaver/woolen mill), husband Samuel Gagne 40 (dyer/woolen mill), Irene 7, Roy 5.  [74 Main Street]

- 1940 Douglas, Worcester, MA:  Joseph Petrie 65, wife Alexina 57 winder/woolen mill, son-in-law Douglas Colby 25 finisher/woolen mill, wife Hilda 22 spooler/woolen mill, J. Eugene Petrie 20 winder/woolen mill, Raymond Petrie 16.

Misc: Joseph Pitre claims to have been married c1899.  Unsure if Florence is from a previous marriage, as Theresa's birth record states she is their 1st child.

World War I registration record:  Joseph Petrie, b. 28 Mar 1873 Canada; rel. Mrs. Alexnea Petrie, E. Douglas, MA; medium height/slender build, gray eyes & black hair; 12 Sep 1918 Uxbridge City, MA

Tombstone Inscription, Saint Denis Cemetery, East Douglas, Worcester, MA:  Joseph Petrie / 1873 - 1942 / his wife / Alexina / 1882 - 1959

 

Obituaries for the children:

'Marie' Theresa Petrie: Tombstone Inscription, St. Denis Cemetery, Douglas:  JUSSAUME / (reverse - 9 family members including) 1904 Raymond C. Jussaume 1959 / his wife / 1904 Marie T. Petrie 1990

 

Leo J. Petrie: Tombstone Inscription, St. Patricks Cemetery, Northbridge:  PETRIE / (reverse) 1906 Leo J. Petrie 1982 / his wife / 1910 Violet Forsythe 1999

 

 

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Items in RED have been verified against parish register entries. 

- Some New Brunswick deaths in RED from online death certificates (1920-1963), online death registrations (1888-1919).

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

 

Last updated:  15 June 2018.