Jean Pitre

1818 Rustico, PEI 1896 Bloomfield, PEI



Continuation of tree (5th child of Ursin Pitre/Marie Gallant); all known surname descendants:

              7     Jean Pitre  b: 5 August 1818  St. Augustine, Rustico, PEI; d: 6 April 1896  St. Anthony, Bloomfield, PEI

                              + Marie Doiron  b: December 1823  St. Augustine, Rustico, PEI; m: 19 November 1844  St. Augustine, Rustico, PEI [Francois Xavier/Apolline Doucet]; d: Bef. 1861      

                         8         Janviere Pitre  b: 24 August 1845  St. Augustine, Rustico, PEI; d: Aft. 1901                   

                         8         Flavien Pitre  b: 16 August 1847  St. Augustine, Rustico, PEI  


                           *2nd Wife of Jean Pitre                                                          

                               + Marie Marguerite Aucoin  b: 17 December 1838  St. Anthony, Bloomfield, PEI; m: 12 November 1861  St. Anthony, Bloomfield, PEI [Meleme/Madeleine Arseneau]; d: Aft. 1901                     

                         8         Joseph Pitre  b: 24 March 1864  St. Anthony, Bloomfield, PEI; d: 15 May 1952  Amherst, Cumberland, NS

                         8         Paul Pitre  b: Abt. 1866  Bloomfield, PEI; d: Aft. 1891

                         8         Madeleine Pitre  b: 8 September 1867  St. Anthony, Bloomfield, PEI; d: 29 May 1948  Rogersville, Northumberland, NB

                                      +Andre Pitre  b: 1 November 1857  Rustico, PEI; m: Abt. 1904 [Jonas/Charlotte Doiron]; d: 19 January 1934  Rogersville, Northumberland, NB

                         8         Mary Rose Pitre  b: 6 August 1869  St. Anthony, Bloomfield, PEI; d: Aft. 1921

                                      +Benoit Pineau  b: 30 July 1866  Bloomfield, PEI; m: 22 November 1892  St. Anthony, Bloomfield, PEI [Fidele/Monique Gallant]; d: 20 October 1930  Duvar, PEI

                         8         Catherine Ann Peters  b: 1 July 1873  St. Anthony, Bloomfield, PEI; d: Bef. 1881

                         8         John Francis Peters  b: 16 August 1875  Burton, PEI; d: 1 March 1956  Bloomfield, PEI

                                      +Mary Jacqueline Arsenault  b: 21 January 1882  PEI; m: 15 February 1904  Bloomfield, PEI [Louis S./Mary Gallant]; d: 17 February 1949  Charlottetown, PEI



Notes for Jean Pitre:


- 1881 PEI, Lot 5, Alberton Creek:  John Peters 62 (farm labour), 2nd wife Maggie 47, Joseph 17, Paul 15, Madeline 13, Mary 11, John 5.  [Sangier (Janviere) Peters 30, living with her uncle Cyriac Doiron 48 at Lot 23.]

- 1891 PEI, Lot 5F:  Jean Pitre 72 (ship carpenter), wife Marguerite 56, Joseph 27 (farm laborer), Paul 25 (fisherman), Madeleine 23 (general servant), Marie Rose 21, John 15, sister-in-law Marie Aucoin 50 (seamstress).  [Jane (Janviere) Peters 44, living with her uncle Dominique Doiron 65 at Lot 23.]

- 1901 PEI, Lot 5E2:  Widow Margaret Peters 66, Magdeleine 32, John 26.  [Paul 34 -?]  [Janviere Pitre 56, living with her uncle Dominique Doiron 75 at Lot 23.  Joseph 30, lodging in Cumberland, NS.]


Obituary:  L'Impartial (PEI), Thursday, 16 April 1896:  Mr. Jean Pitre of Bloomfield died Thursday 6 April.


- Son Joseph Pitre:  Death record Amherst, Cumberland, NS: Joseph Peters; Canadian; French; single; 50 years in parish; born PEI 24 March 1864; died 15 May 1952, age 88y1m21d; Cerebral hemorrhage & hypertension; buried Tidnish River, NS 17 May 1952; informant Ottis Baxter.  1901 Cumberland, NS: Joseph Peters 30 (farm laborer), lodger & 1911 Cumberland, NS: Joseph Peters 51 (farm laborer), lodger.


Obituaries for the children:

John Francis Peters:  Charlottetown Guardian (PEI). Thursday, 5 April 1956:  In Memoriam - John F. Peters - The death occurred suddenly at his home in Bloomfield on  March 1st., of John F. Peters in his 80th year.  He is survived by 5 daughters and 3 sons, (Margaret) Mrs. Thof Gallant, Piusville; (Marion) Mrs. Leonard DesRoche, Summerside; (Rose) Mrs. Raymond Blacquierre, Summerside, (Angie) Mrs. Anthony Arsenault, Charlottetown; (Olive) Mrs. Anthony Theireault, Charlottetown; (Louis) Summerside, (Everett) in Bloomfield and (Melvin) in Charlottetown.  His wife the former Lina Arsenault predeceased him seven years ago.  Funeral services were held at St. Mark's Church Lot 7, where Requiem High Mass was conducted by Rev. Fr. Trainor on March 3rd, at 9:30.  Burial was in the Church cemetery.  Pall bearers were, Paul Arsenault, Neil Arsenault, Alyere Gallant, Joseph Pineau, Vance McKay, Sydney Smith.  Wreaths:  Bloomfield Community Club; R.C.A.F. Station, Summerside; M and A Peters and Staff, Charlottetown; Mass Cards:  Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Blacquiere; Mr. and Mrs. Leonard DesRoche; Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Peters; Mrs. G. MacManus; Mr. and Mrs. Thof Gallant and family; Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Martin; Mr. and Mrs. John Monaghan; Mr. and Mrs. Frank MacDougall; Mr. and Mrs. Louis Jones; Mrs. Ray Gallant; Henry Perry; Mr. and Mrs. James DesRoche; Mr. and Mrs. Elmer DesRoches; Mr. and Mrs. Louis Peters; Mr. and Mrs. Neil Arsenault; Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Theriault; Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Rooney; Mr. Keith Pratt; Spiritual Bouquet:  Ref. Sr. Mary Agnes R.P.B. Charlottetown; Sisters of the Precious Blood Monastery, Charlottetown; Card of Thanks:  The family of the late John F. Peters, wish to express sincere thanks to Doctor Dewar, Rev. Father Trainor, E. G. Rooney, friends and neighbors for their many acts of kindness during our recent sad bereavement.

Tombstone Inscription, St. Anthony's Cemetery, Bloomfield, PEI:  John Peters / 1876 - 1956 / his wife / Jacqueline Arsenault / 1885 - 1949


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