Jerome Pitre

1860 Rustico, PEI 1926 Matapedia, Quebec

 

 

Continuation of tree (2nd child of Andre Pitre/Philomene Pitre); all known surname descendants:

              8       Jerome Pitre  b: 25 February 1860  St. Augustine, Rustico, PEI; d: 9 July 1926  St. Alexis, Matapedia, QUE

                              + Marie Blaquiere  b: 3 August 1866  Matapedia, QUE; m: 12 January 1886  St. Alexis, Matapedia, QUE [Jonas/Angele Gallant]; d: Abt. 1890  USA   

                         9       Joseph Arthur Pitre b: 17 October 1886 St. Alexis, Matapedia, QUE; d: 1950  Laval, QUE

                                   +Marie Philomene Dufour  b: 27 August 1889  St. Alexis, Matapedia, QUE; m: 28 June 1910  St. Alexis, Matapedia, QUE [Ambroise/Clara Michaud]; d: 16 November 1933  St. Alexis, Matapedia, QUE

                         9       Francois Pitre b: 15 January 1888 USA; d: Aft. 1901

                         9       Rose Anne Pitre  b: Abt. 1889  USA; d: 26 February 1897  St. Alexis, Matapedia, QUE

                

                      *2nd Wife of Jerome Pitre:

                              + Marie Anne Emerentienne Poirier  b: 23 April 1876  St. Bonaventure, Bonaventure, QUE; m: 10 January 1899  St. Bonaventure, Bonaventure, QUE [Elzeur/Marie Bourdages]; d: 27 November 1957  Montreal, QUE

                         9       Joseph Oscar Pitre b: 16 January 1900 St. Alexis, Matapedia, QUE; d: 1 May 1986  Fort Myers, Lee, FL

                                      +Marie Philomene Irene Beaulieu  b: 2 August 1901  St. Enfant Jesus, Montreal, QUE; m: 30 April 1946  Notre Dame, Montreal, QUE [Joseph/Philomene Bergeron]; d: 15 March 1974  Detroit, Wayne, MI

                         9       Joseph Adrien Wilfred Pitre  b: 6 August 1901  St. Alexis, Matapedia, QUE

                         9       Marie Claire Flore Pitre  b: 15 October 1902  St. Alexis, Matapedia, QUE; d: 18 July 1930  St. Alexis, Matapedia, QUE

                         9       Andre Antoine Pitre  b: 22 August 1904  St. Alexis, Matapedia, QUE; d: 20 May 1980  Verdun, QUE

                                   +Marie Anne Rose de Lima Arsenault  b: 11 July 1908  St. Alexis, Matapedia, QUE; m: 7 April 1926  St. Alexis, Matapedia, QUE [Alphonse/Josephine Poirier]; d: 10 July 1990  Lasalle, Montreal, QUE

                         9       Joseph Leonidas Pitre  b: 3 February 1906  St. Alexis, Matapedia, QUE; d: 1967  Matapedia, QUE

                         9       Joseph Amon Leopold Pitre  b: 1 September 1907  St. Alexis, Matapedia, QUE; d: 14 February 1995  Laval, Montreal, QUE

                                   +Marie Rose Albina Doiron  b: 31 December 1914  St. Alexis, Matapedia, QUE; m: 31 October 1934  St. Alexis, Matapedia, QUE [Philias/Anna Martin]; d: 10 May 1953  Matapedia, QUE

                         9       Joseph Silvio Pitre  b: 6 November 1909  St. Alexis, Matapedia, QUE; d: 8 October 1975  Montreal, QUE

                         9       Joseph Donat Pitre  b: 15 August 1911  St. Alexis, Matapedia, QUE; d: 1 September 1911  St. Alexis, Matapedia, QUE

                         9       Marie Liana Pitre  b: 16 August 1911  St. Alexis, Matapedia, QUE; d: 29 September 1911  St. Alexis, Matapedia, QUE

                         9       Jerome Peters  b: 17 May 1912  Lawrence, Essex, MA

                         9       Marie Alberta Pitre  b: 21 September 1914  St. Alexis, Matapedia, QUE; d: Aft. May 1986  Montreal, QUE

                         9       Marie Leona Pitre  b: 30 September 1916  St. Alexis, Matapedia, QUE; d: 20 April 1970  Montreal, QUE

                                      +Yves Durette  b: 10 February 1924  Quebec; m: 29 April 1950  Notre Dame de Montreal, QUE [Luc/Philomene Rioux]

                         9       Marie Gratia Imelda Pitre  b: 17 October 1918  St. Alexis, Matapedia, QUE; d: Aft. May 1986  Anchorage, AK

                                      +--- Kavanaugh

 

Notes for Jerome Pitre:

Census

- 1890/1891:  USA

 

- 1901 Matapedia, Bonaventure, Quebec:  Jerome Pitre 41, wife Marie Anne 25, Arthur 14, Francois 13, Oscar 1; Virgine Gallant 67.

 

- 1911 Matapedia, Bonaventure, Quebec:  Jerom A. Pitre 51 (farmer), wife Marie Anna 33, Oscar 11, Maria 8, Antonio 6, Leonidasse 5, Leopole 3, Silvio 1.

 

- 1921 Matapedia, Bonaventure, Quebec:  Jerome A. Pitre 60 farmer, wife Ana 44, Oscar 21, Antoine 17, Leonidas 15, Leo Paul 13, Sylvio 11, Albertina 6, Leona 4, Gracia 2.  (St. Alexis)

 

- 1931 St. Alexis de Matapedia, Bonaventure, QUE:  Leonidas Pitre 26 farmer, widowed mother Anna 53, brother Leopaul 23, brother Sylveo 21, sister Leona 14, sister Gracia 12.

Tombstone Inscriptions, St. Alexis Cemetery, Matapedia:  PITRE / Jerome 1860 - 1926 / son epouse / Anna Poirier / 1876 - 1957 / Oscar 1900 / son epouse / Irene Beaulieu / 1901 - 1974 / Maria 1903 - 1930 / Leonidas 1905 - 1967 / Leona 1916 - 1970 / Sylvio 1909  /  Leopold 1907 / Bertha 1914 / Gracia 1918.    Another stone:  A la douce memoire de / feu Jerome Pitre / epoux de / Dame Anna Poirier / decede / le 9 Juillet 1926

Misc.:

From 'A Brief History of Mining in Ymir', by George Murray:  'In the summer of 1895, Jerome Pitre, Joseph Pitre and Oliver Blair staked claims that were to become the famous Ymir Gold Mine.'

 

Obituaries for the children:

Joseph Arthur Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, St. Vincent de Paul, Laval, QUE:  Arthur Pitre / 1887 - 1950 / epoux de / Philomene Dufour

 

Joseph Oscar Pitre:  News Press (Ft. Myers, FL), Saturday, 10 May 1986:  J. Oscar Pitre, 86, of Fort Myers died May 1, 1986 at his residence.  An 8 year resident formerly of Detroit, Mich.  Mr. Pitre is survived by two sisters, Bertha Pitre, Montreal, Ca. and Grace Kavanaugh of Anchorage, Alaska.  Private arrangements by Harvey-Engelhardt Funeral Home and Crematory.  The family would prefer memorials to Hope Hospice of Fort Myers.

 

Marie Leona Pitre:  Durette (Leoma) - At Montreal, 20 April 1970, passed away Leoma Pitre, wife of Yves Durette; residing at 3550 Boul. de la Concorde, Ville de Laval, mother of Marie-France and Louise.  The funeral will take place Thursday 23 April.  The funeral convoy will leave the salon: A. Savaria Ltee. at 2:30 p.m. to arrive at St. Sylvain church, St. Vincent de Paul, where the service will be celebrated at 3 p.m. and then to the cemetery of St. Vincent de Paul, for burial.  Relatives and friends are invited to attend without further invitation.

 

 

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Last updated:  30 November 2023.