James Pitre

1867 Tignish PEI 1921 Rumford, Maine

 

 

Continuation of tree (1st child of Jadus Pitre/Marthe Arsenault); all known surname descendants:

               8        James Pitre  b: 3 January 1867  St. Simon & St. Jude, Tignish, PEI; d: 20 March 1921  Rumford, Oxford, ME

                                +Mary Madeleine Chiasson  b: 21 January 1870  Tignish, PEI; m: 30 September 1890  Immaculate Conception, Palmer Road, PEI [Maxime/Marguerite Poirier]; d: Aft. March 1921

                            9        Arthur Joseph Peters  b: 3 June 1897  PEI (adopted); d: 18 December 1954  Rumford, Oxford, ME

                                        +Emma Schoensbier  b: Abt. 1896  Austria; m: 16 September 1922  Westbrook, Cumberland, ME [Hans/Anna Kugler]; d: 11 January 1981  Livermore Falls, Androscoggin, ME

 

 

Notes for James Pitre:

Census

- 1891 PEI, Lot 2C2:  Jadus Pitre 53 (farmer), wife Martha 34, Fabien 23, Gilbert 20, Mary 18, George 16 farmer, John 13, Arthur 10, Joseph 7; son James 25 (lumberman), wife Mary 21.

 

- 1901 Newcastle, Northumberland, New Brunswick:  Jacque Peters 33, wife Mary 27, adopted son Arthur 4.

 

- 1910 Yarmouth, Cumberland, Maine:  James Peters 41 (pulp mill/laborer), wife of 17 years Mary 39 [no children], adopted son Arthur 14.

 

-1920 Westbrook, Cumberland, ME:  James Peters 54, wife Marie 49, living w/Frank Buote 45 & wife Marie 37.

 

Maine Naturalization record:  James Peters, age 51, mill employee, 5'7", 148 lbs., medium brown hair, gray eyes, b. Tignish, NS 3 Jan 1866, reside 37 Walker Street, Portland, ME; emigrated from Chatham, NB on Intercolonial and Canadian Pacific Railway; wife Mary (Chisholm) Peters b. Tignish; arrived at Vanceboro, ME 15 Aug 1902; signed James Peters 30 Aug 1917

 

Misc. - Arthur Joseph Peters:

- Admitted to USA 23 Apr 1919 - Arthur Peters, res 37 Walker Street, Westbrook, ME, b. 3 June 1895 Albertha, PEI, coudes, unmarried.

- 1930 Rumford, Oxford, ME (ED46), p. 3A:  Arthur Peters 34 (Can) laborer/paper mill, wife Emma 34 (Austria) [mar. 9 yrs.], James L. 6, Arthur J. 4y9m, Albert L. 2y10m, Ralph S. 1y2m.

- 1940 Rumford, Oxford, Maine:  Arthur J. Peters 43 (Can) laborer/road construction[$1200 house value], wife Emma 42 (Austria), James 17 news boy/Lewiston Daily Svc., Arthur Jr. 15, Albert 12, Eleanor 8, Barbara 6  [628 Pine Street]

- Headstone application for Military Veteran:  Arthur J. Peters; enlisted 15 April 1916; honorably discharged 28 April 1919; Private, Co. B - 101st Engineers Y.D. Div, 26 Div; b. 3 June 1897; d. 18 Dec 1954; signed Emma M. Peters (applicant Mrs. Arthur J. Peters, 607 Pine Street, Rumford, ME); ship to James L. Peters, 536 Pine St., Rumford.

 

 

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