Joseph Pitre

1892 Campbellton, New Brunswick 1959 Middleton, Massachusetts

 

 

Continuation of tree (9th child of Jerome Pitre/Justine 'Isabella' Pitre); all known surname descendants:

                 9           Joseph Pitre  b: 21 June 1892  Campbellton, Restigouche, NB; d: 1959  Middleton, Essex, MA

                                   +Marie Rose Dionne  b: 24 May 1894  Salem, Essex, MA; m: 26 May 1913  Salem, Essex, MA [Joseph/Georgiana Lemieux]; d: 1929  Salem, Essex, MA

 

                             *2nd Wife of Joseph Peters:

                                   +Madeline E. Vaillancourt  b: 26 March 1906  Lynn, Essex, MA; m: 1934  Middleton, Essex, MA [Joseph M./Nellie M. Long]; d: 20 October 1982  Swampscott, Essex, MA

                             10       Paul Joseph Peters  b: 31 December 1934  Peabody, Essex, MA; d: 19 February 1984  Danvers, Essex, MA

                                           +Marie Alice ---  b: 1 July 1940  New Brunswick; m: Abt. 1961; d: 19 March 2006  Beverly, Essex, MA

                             10       Edward Jerome Peters  b: 1937  Peabody, Essex, MA; d: 1963

                             10       Justine Ellen Peters  b: 23 March 1943  Salem, Essex, MA; d: 15 January 2012  Simpsonville, Greenville, SC

                                           +S. Bruce DiMauro    m: 3 October 1964 [Joseph/---]

 

 

Notes for Joseph Pitre:

Census

- 1910 Salem, Essex, Massachusetts:  Widow Justine Peter 52, Joseph 17, Yvone 15, Delvina 11; son Henry 20 (shoe shop/stock fitter), wife of 1 year Celia 18, Riginal 1 month; boarders Maxime Commeau 3 & Joseph Commeau 1 year 10 months.

 

- 1920 Salem, Essex, MA:  George Deschenes 31 (Can) storekeeper/own account, wife Emilia 32 (Can), 4 children; boarders Joseph Pete 26 painter/paint shop, wife Mary 25 weaver/cotton mill.

 

- 1930

 

- 1940 Middleton, Essex, MA:  Joseph Peters 45 painter/electric, wife Madeline 34, Paul J. 5, Edward J. 3.   [East St.]

- 1950 Middleton, Essex, MA:  Joseph Peters 56 painter/electrical mfg., wife Madeline 44, Paul J. 15, Edward J. 13, Justine E. 7.

WWI Registration Records:  Joseph Peters, res. 42 Park, Salem, MA; b. 21 Jun 1892 Campbellton, NB; painter; wife; Private 8th Regt. Co. H, 3 years; medium height & medium build, dark hazel eyes & dark brown hair; 4 Jun 1917 Salem, MA

WWII Records:  Joseph P. Peters, res. East Middleton, MA; b. 21 Jun 1892 Campbellton, NB; wife Madeleine E. Peters; 5'7 1/2", 186 lbs., brown eyes & gray hair, light complexion; 26 Apr 1942 Danvers, MA.

 

Tombstone Inscription:  Oakdale Cemetery, Middleton, MA:  1892 Joseph P. Peters 1959 / 1906 Madeline E. his wife 1982 / 1937 Edward J. son 1963 / 1934 Paul J. son 1984 / 1940 Marie Alice his wife 2006

 

Obituaries for the children:

Paul Joseph Peters:  On February 19, 1984, Officer Paul J. Peters, 49 years old and a 11-year-veteran of the Middleton Police Department, was called back to the station for a special assignment.  As he traveled West on Route 114 in his own motor vehicle, in the vicinity of 56 North Main Street he crossed the roadway, drove up an embankment and overturned.  He was rushed to Hunt memorial Hospital in Danvers where he was pronounced DOA.  Cause of death was a heart attack.  Officer Peters is survived by his wife Alice, a son, Eugene, age 21, and two daughters, Rose, age 19 and Dawn, age 16.

Tombstone Inscription:  Oakdale Cemetery, Middleton, MA:  Paul J. Peters / CY SGT US Marine Corps / Korea  Vietnam / Dec. 31, 1934 - Feb. 19, 1984 / Semper Fidelis

 

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Last updated:  28 October 2022.