Joseph Pitre

1871 St. Alexis, Quebec 1961 Cloquet, Minnesota

 

 

Continuation of tree (9th child of Etienne Pitre/Judith Gallant); all known surname descendants:

              8      Joseph Pitre  b: 18 August 1871  St. Alexis, Matapedia, Bonaventure, Quebec; d: 6 April 1961  Cloquet, Carlton, MN

                            +Ellen Young  b: 9 January 1882  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; m: 11 June 1901  Campbellton, Restigouche, NB [Abraham/Bella Watson] (divorced); d: 13 August 1981  Cloquet, Carlton, MN

                        9        Joseph Gerald Pitre  b: 27 December 1901  Petit Rocher, Gloucester, NB; d: 23 July 1956  Cloquet, Carlton, MN

                                    +Pearl Iva Brooks  b: 12 September 1905  Wisconsin; m: Abt. 1923; d: 19 October 1976  Beltrami Co., MN

                        9        Margaret E. Peters  b: 15 May 1903  Gardiner, Kennebec, ME; d: 3 January 1991  Spokane, Spokane, WA

                                    +Raymond Max Shea  b: 9 September 1901  Wisconsin; m: 7 September 1922  Cloquet, Carlton, MN; d: 25 June 1975  Spokane, Spokane, WA

                        9        Joseph Albert Pitre  b: 28 October 1906  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; d: 29 December 1982  Carlton Co., MN

                                    +Tyna Marie Sipola  b: 3 June 1909  Cloquet, Carlton, MN; m: Abt. 1926 [John/Hilma Pistol]; d: 26 March 2005  Cloquet, Carlton, MN

                        9        Mary Brovethe 'Stella' Peters  b: 8 October 1908  St. Louis Co., MN; d: 30 April 2000  Spokane, Spokane, WA

                                    +Bernard P. Ervin  b: 29 January 1901; m: 10 August 1925  Detroit, Wayne, MI [Lawrence/Agnes Tierney]; d: 2 November 1973  Spokane, Spokane, WA

                        9        Alice Jean Peters  b: 2 May 1910  St. Louis Co., MN; d: 31 May 2002  Duluth, St. Louis, MN

                                    +--- O'Brien      (divorced)

                                   *2nd Husband of Alice Jean Peters:

                                    +John Landis Morgrette  b: 24 April 1903  Illinois; m: 3 August 1972  Wise Co., VA [John L./Chloe Ryder]; d: 26 April 1973  Pennville, Jay, IN

                        9        Walter Peters  b: 11 December 1911  Cloquet, Carlton, MN; d: 19 November 2000  Duluth, St. Louis, MN

                                    +Rose Lavern McMahon  b: 1 November 1916  Brookston, St. Louis, MN; m: Abt. 1935 [Frances/Blanche Stokes]; d: 6 October 2003  Duluth, St. Louis, MN

                        9        Floyd Peters  b: 5 March 1914  Cloquet, Carlton, MN; d: 24 January 1972  Cloquet, Carlton, MN

                                    +Marie Theresa Schmitz  b: 25 August 1916  Brainerd, MN; m: Aft. 1950 [John/Mary Schumacher]; d: 27 August 2008  Cloquet, Carlton, MN

                        9        Lucille Peters  b: 21 January 1916  Cloquet, Carlton, MN; d: 12 April 2001  Beaverton, Washington, OR

                                    +Edward 'Edgar' P. Ervin  b: Abt. 1908  Minnesota; m: 16 September 1935  Carlton Co., MN; d: Aft. 1940

                        9        Frederick Peters  b: 21 April 1917  Cloquet, Carlton, MN; d: 25 September 1986  Cloquet, Carlton, MN

                                    +Ulga ---  b: Abt. 1913  Minnesota; m: Bet. 1940-1950

 

 

Notes for Joseph Pitre:

Census

- 1900/1901

 

- 1910 Fall Lake, St. Louis, Minnesota:  Joseph Peters 38 oiler/lumbersmith, wife Nellie 28, William 8, Mary 6, Albert 4, Stella 1 year 6 months.

 

- 1920 Cloquet, Carlton, MN:  Joseph Peters 49, wife Helen 35, William G. 18, Albert 13, Stella 10, Alice 8, Walter 7, Floyd 5, Lucille 3 years 11 months, Frederick 2 years 9 months.

 

- 1930 Cloquet, Carlton, MN:  Raymond M. Shea 28 plumber & trucking/odd jobs, wife Margaret E. 26, Donald R. 6, Dennis F. 4 years 3 months, father-in-law Joseph Peters 57.

- 1930 Cloquet, Carlton, MN:  Gustaf B. Crook 43 machine feeder/lumber mill, wife Helen 44, stepchildren William G. Peters 28 laborer/common, Walter Peters 18 laborer/paper mill, Floyd Peters 15, Lucille Peters 14, Frederick Peters 12.

- 1930 Cloquet, Carlton, MN:  Albert Peters 23 laborer/public works, wife Tina M. 20, Esther L. 2 years 6 months.

 

- 1940 Cloquet, Carlton, MN:  Joseph Peters 67 (div.) digging sewer/plumbing co.

- 1940 Cloquet, Carlton, MN:  Berger Crook 54 machine tender/planning mill, wife Helen 54, Floyd 26 loader/papermill, Frederick 23 janitor/tavern, stepgrandson Gerald Peters 15, stepgranddaughter Dora Peters 14.

- 1940 Spokane, Spokane, Washington:  Edward P. Ervin 32, wife Lucille 24, Maureen E. 3.

 

- 1950 Cloquet, Carlton, MN:  Albert T. Peters 43 construction worker/construction firm, wife Tyna M. 40 boarding house operator/boarding house, Robert J. 17, son-in-law Duane E. West 23 pulp loader/paper mill, wife Estelle L. 22 chambermaid & waitress/boarding house, Diane P. 3, father Joseph Peters 76 (div); 9 lodgers.

- 1950 Cloquet, Carlton, MN:  Widow Helen Crook 63, son Floyd Peters 35 packing boxes in finishing room/paper mill, son Frederick 32, wife Ulga 36, grandson Gerald T. 25.

Tombstone Inscription, Maple Grove Cemetery, Cloquet:  Father / Joseph Peters / 1872 - 1961

Notes for Ellen Young :

- Married Berger Gustave Crook, March 1929 in Cloquet.

Tombstone Inscription:  Maple Grove Cemetery, Cloquet, MN:  Mother / Mrs. Helen Crook / 1882 - 1982  //  Berger G. Crook / Minnesota / PFC 307 INF 77 DIV / World War I / Sept. 14, 1886 - June 11, 1949

 

World War II cards (sons):

Joseph Gerald Pitre:  Gerald Joseph Peters, age 40, b. 27 Dec 1901 Augusta, ME; res. Cloquet, Carlton, MN; contact: mother Mrs. Berger Crook, Cloquet; 5' 7 1/2", 162 lbs., blue eyes, brown hair, light brown complexion, one arm longer than the other; 14 Feb 1942.

Joseph Albert Pitre:  Albert Thomas Peters, age 35, b. 19 Oct 1906 Winton, MN; res. Cloquet, Carlton, MN; 5' 8", 210 lbs., blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion,; contact: Tyna Peters.

Walter Peters:  Walter Peters, age 28, b. 11 Dec 1911 Cloquet; 5' 10", 165 lbs., blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, contact: Frank J. McMahon

Floyd Peters:  Floyd Peters, age 26, b. 5 Mar 1914 Cloquet; 5' 6", 145 lbs., blue eyes, brown hair, light brown complexion; contact: Helen Crook

Frederick Peters:  Frederick Peters, age 23, b. 24 Mar 1917 Cloquet; 5' 6", 160 lbs., brown eyes, brown hair, ruddy complexion, contact: Berger Crook.

 

Obituaries for the children:

Joseph Gerald Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, Maple Grove Cemetery, Cloquet:  Father / Gerald J. Peters / 1901 - 1956  //  Mother / Pearl I. Peters / 1905 - 1976

 

Margaret E. Peters:  Spokane Chronicle (Spokane, WA), Friday, 4 January 1991:  Shea, Margaret E. - Passed away January 3, 1991.  Survived by two sons, Don Shea, Spokane, Maurice Shea, Newport, WA; nine grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren; brother, Walter Peters, Duluth, MN; three sisters, Stella Ervin, Spokane, Lucille Ervin, Portland, OR, Alice Morgretti, Spokane.  Member of the community 50 years.  Member of St. Francis Xavier Parish.  Vigil, Sunday, January 6, 1991 at 4 p.m. Rose Chapel, Hennessey-Smith Funeral Home.  Funeral Mass, Monday, January 7, 1991 at 10 a.m. St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Providence, Rev. Joachim Hien, officiating.  Private Entombment, Holy Cross Cemetery.  Memorials may be made to charity of ones choice.

Tombstone Inscription, Holy Cross Cemetery, Spokane, WA:  Margaret E. Shea / May 16, 1903 - Jan. 3, 1991 / Raymond M. Shea / Sept. 9, 1901 - June 25, 1975

 

Mary Brovethe 'Stella' Peters:  Tombstone Inscription, Holy Cross Cemetery, Spokane, WA:  Stella P. Ervin / 1908 - 2000 / beloved Mom Gram  //  Bernard P. Ervin / 1901 - 1973

 

Alice J. Peters:  Duluth News Tribune (MN), Sunday, 2 June 2002:  Alice J. Morgrette age 92 of Cloquet, was called home on May 31, 2002.  Born on May 2, 1910 to Joseph and Helen (Young) Peters.  Alice enjoyed a full life and traveling around the country with her husband.  Preceded in death by her parents and her brothers and sisters Walt, Al, Bill, Floyd, Freddy, Stella, Margaret and Lucille.  Survived by nieces, nephews and other relatives.  Visitation: Family will receive friends on Wednesday June 5, 2002, from noon until the 1 PM Memorial Service in Barr Brothers Handevidt Funeral Home, Cloquet.  A time of fellowship and refreshments will follow the service in Funeral Home reception room.  Private interment in Maple Grove Cemetery.  Arrangements with Barr Brothers-Handevidt Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

 

Walter Peters:  Duluth News Tribune (MN), 22 November 2000:  Walter Peters, 88, of Proctor passed away Monday, Nov. 20, 2000, in St. Mary's Medical Center.  He was born in Cloquet to Joseph and Helen Peters.  He was a pipefitter and a member of the Plumbers and Steamfitters Union Local 11.  He was a member of St. James Catholic Church, an avid fisherman, outdoorsman and more recently enjoyed painting.  He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Terrance; and several brothers and sisters.  Walter is survived by his wife of 65 years, Rose; daughters Mary Brice and Sue Beecher, both of Seattle and Maureen (Ron) Crews of Orlando, Fla.; sons Gary (Loretta) of Clovis, Calif., Timothy (Nellie) of Duluth, Philip (Sue) of Rockridge, Minn., Kevin (Kim) of Ada, Minn., Tom (Laurie) of Brooklyn Park, Minn., Richard, Anthony and David, all of Duluth; sisters Alice and Lucille; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  Visitation: 10 until the 11 a.m. funeral Mass Friday in St. James Catholic Church, with the Rev. Father John Golobich officiating.  Burial in Calvary Cemetery.  Arrangements by Bell Brothers Funeral Directors-Bell Brothers Chapel, 601 N. 56th Ave. W.

 

Floyd Peters:  Tombstone Inscription, New Cavalry Cemetery, Cloquet, MN:  PETERS / Marie T. / Aug. 25, 1916 / Aug. 27, 2008 / in God's care / Floyd / Mar. 5, 1914 / Jan. 24, 1972

Floyd Peters / Minnesota / PFC US Army / World War II / March 5, 1914 - Jan. 24, 1972

 

Frederick Peters:  Tombstone Inscription, Maple Grove Cemetery, Cloquet, MN:  Frederick Peters / PFC US Army / World War II / Apr. 21, 1917 - Sep. 25, 1986

 

 

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Items in RED have been verified against parish register entries. 

- Some deaths in RED from online death certificates (1920-1938), death registrations online (1888-1919), tombstone inscriptions.

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

- New Brunswick marriages in RED also from Vital Statistics Records (online)

 

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