Joseph Pitre

1856 Bloomfield, PEI 1935 Cascumpec, PEI



Continuation of tree (3rd child of Sylvain Pitre/Barbe Gallant); all known surname descendants:

               8       Joseph Pitre  b: 4 May 1856  St. Anthony, Bloomfield, PEI; d: 21 March 1935  Cascumpec, PEI

                               +Judith Gallant  b: 30 January 1852  Rustico, PEI; m: 12 November 1878  St. Anthony, Bloomfield, PEI [Dominique/Anne Martin]; d: 10 June 1930  Cascumpec, PEI

                         9          Marie Pitre  b: 10 September 1879  St. Anthony, Bloomfield, PEI; d: Bet. 1881-1891

                         9          Paul Pitre  b: 12 July 1882  St. Anthony, Bloomfield, PEI; d: Aft. August 1962

                                        +Maud 'Modeste' Poirier (aka Perry)  b: 28 August 1891  St. Anthony, Bloomfield, PEI; m: 2 February 1913  Bloomfield, PEI [Prosper/Agatha Gallant]; d: Aft. 1921

                         9          Francis Peters  b: 12 October 1885  St. Anthony, Bloomfield, PEI; d: 22 September 1954  Fortune Cove, PEI

                                        +Pauline 'Lena' Poirier (aka Perry)  b: 25 September 1889  Bloomfield, PEI; m: Abt. 1907 [Prosper/Agatha Gallant]; d: 28 June 1950  St. John, St. John, NB

                         9          Mary Ann Pitre  b: 12 March 1887  St. Anthony, Bloomfield, PEI; d: 31 July 1962  Fortune Cove, PEI

                                        +Sylvain (aka Sylvang) Arsenault    m: Bef. 1911; d: 1959

                         9          Sylvain 'Jean' Pitre  b: 14 March 1889  St. Anthony, Bloomfield, PEI; d: 18 March 1932  Cascumpec, PEI

                         9          Andre Pitre  b: 8 February 1891  St. Anthony, Bloomfield, PEI; d: Bef. 1901

                         9          Jean Pitre  b: 27 December 1892  St. Anthony, Bloomfield, PEI; d: 18 November 1894  St. Anthony, Bloomfield, PEI

                         9          Joseph Pitre  b: 27 February 1895  St. Anthony, Bloomfield, PEI; d: Aft. 1901



Notes for Joseph Pitre:


- 1881 PEI, Lot 5 Alberton Creek:  Joseph Peters 25 (farmer), wife Julia 26, Mary Ann 1, w/Lizzie Arsenault.

- 1891 PEI, Lot 6G:  Joseph Peters 29 (farmer), wife Judy 38, Paul P. 8, Frank 5, Mary A. 4, Sylvang 2, Andrew 2 months.

- 1901 PEI, Lot 5E1:  Joseph Peters 48, wife Judie 50, Paul P. 18, Francis 16, Mary Ann 15, Silvane 12, Joseph 6; with Sophia Gallant 68.

- 1911 PEI, Fortune Cove Village:  Joseph Petre 56 (farmer), wife Judiet 58, Paul 28, Silvian 22.


- 1921 PEI, Lot 5, Fortune Cove:  Joseph Peter 67 farmer, wife Judith 68, Sylvan 32.


- 1931 Cascumpec, Oyster Creek, Prince, PEI:  Widower Joseph Peters 77 farmer, Sylvang 42, grandson Joseph Arsenault 24.


Obituaries for the children:

Francis Peters:  Charlottetown Guardian (PEI), Monday, 27 September 1954Lancaster Man Dies on P.E.I. Visit - A Lancaster man, Mr. Frank Peters, died Wednesday while visiting at Fortune Cove, P.E.I.  He was 68 years of age.  Born in Cascumpec, P.E.I., he was a son of the late Joseph and Edisse Peters and had been a resident of the Saint John area for 43 years.  He was a member of the Church of the Assumption in Lancaster and of the Holy Name Society of that parish.  His wife, the former Miss Lena Perry, died four years ago.  Surviving are three sons, Joseph P. Peters, Saint John; Francis J. Peters, Pittsburgh, Pa., and Walter E. Peters, serving with the Canadian Army, London, Ont., three daughters, Mrs. Harold Lockhart, West Saint John; Mrs. Roy Thompson, Lancaster, and Mrs. George Phinney, Jr., Wilmington, Mass.; one brother, Paul Peters, Charlottetown, and one sister, Mrs. Sylvang Arsenault, Fortune Cove, P.E.I., as well as 11 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.


Mary Ann Pitre:  Charlottetown Guardian (PEI), Friday, 10 August 1962:  Alberton - The funeral for Mrs. Sylvang Arsenault was held Thursday, Aug. 2 from St. Anthony's Church, Bloomfield, where Requiem High Mass was celebrated by Rev. Emmanuel Richard.  Pallbearers were Sylvang DesRoches, Arthur DesRoches, Robert Arsenault, James Wallace, Kenneth Leard, Albert Gallant.  Flower bearers were Lawrence Gallant, Otto Arsenault.  The late Mrs. Arsenault was predeceased by her husband in 1959 and a son, Joseph in 1943.  Surviving sons and daughters are Andrew, Lawrence, George, Phillip, Mrs. Robert Arsenault (Olive), Mrs. Sylvang DesRoches (Alice), Mrs. Joseph Gallant (Margaret), Mrs. Leonard Arsenault (Stella), Mrs. Arthur DesRoches (Rita).  There are 38 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren and one brother, Paul Peters, Charlottetown.  Service at the grave was conducted by Rev. Clarence Pitre. 


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