Jadus Pitre

1840 Tignish PEI 1906 Palmer Road, PEI



Continuation of tree (2nd child of Jacques Pitre/Marie Savoie); all known surname descendants:

                   7     Jadus Pitre  b: 17 October 1840  St. Simon & St. Jude, Tignish, PEI; d: 10 June 1906  Palmer Road, PEI

                               +Marthe Arsenault  b: 25 April 1843  St. Simon & St. Jude, Tignish, PEI; m: 28 October 1864  Tignish, PEI [Joseph/Victoire Desroches]; d: Aft. 1901

                         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

                         8        Fabien Peters  b: 24 November 1868  St. Simon & St. Jude, Tignish, PEI; d: Aft. 1891

                         8        Gilbert Peters  b: 25 September 1870  St. Simon & St. Jude, Tignish, PEI; d: Aft. 1891

                         8        Mary Magdalene Peters  b: 19 March 1873  St. Simon & St. Jude, Tignish, PEI; d: 15 February 1971  Meriden, New Haven, CT

                                     + Patrick Peter Pitre  b: 10 June 1865  Tignish, PEI; m: 2 August 1892  St. Simon & St. Jude, Tignish, PEI [Felix/Cecille Doucet]; d: 15 October 1949  Rumford, Oxford, ME         

                         8        George Andrew Peters  b: 11 March 1875  St. Simon & St. Jude, Tignish, PEI; d: Aft. 1916

                                     +Marie Julienne Caissie (aka Casey)  b: 19 June 1888  PEI; m: unknown [Joseph/Blanche Bernard]; d: 1934

                         8        John Albert Peters  b: 24 August 1877  St. Simon & St. Jude, Tignish, PEI; d: Aft. 1901

                         8        Charles Peters  b: 24 October 1879  St. Simon & St. Jude, Tignish, PEI; d: Bet. 1881-1891

                         8        Arsenius 'Arthur' Peters  b: 23 July 1882  St. Simon & St. Jude, Tignish, PEI; d: 9 January 1953  Berlin, Coos, NH (hanged self by belt in clothes closet; despondency 3 months)

                         8        Joseph Emidius Peters  b: 12 July 1884  St. Simon & St. Jude, Tignish, PEI; d: Aft. 1901



Notes for Jadus Pitre:


- 1881 PEI, Tignish, Lot 1:  Jaduce Peters 44 (farmer), wife Martha 37, James 16, Fabien 12, Gilbert 10, Mary 8, George 6, John 3, Charles 1.

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

- 1901 PEI, Lot 2B2:  Isadore Peters 60, wife Marthe 54, Gorge 26, John 23, Hasene 20, Joseph 18.

Obituary:  L'Impartial (PEI), Thursday, 14 June 1906:  Mr. Jaddus Pitre of Palmer Road died Sunday morning following an attack of paralysis.  His funeral was held Tuesday morning.


WWI Attestation Papers (for the sons):

George Andrew Peters:  (22 April 1916, Moncton, NB):  George Pitre, res. Rogersville, NB; b. 15 May 1876 St. Louis, PEI; next-of-kin brother James Pitre of West Brook, ME; cook; married; 5'6", fair complexion, blue eyes & light brown reddish hair; Catholic


Obituaries for the children:

Mary Magdalene Peters:  Record Journal (Meriden, CT), Tuesday, 16 February 1971:  Mrs. Patrick Peters - Mrs. Mary M. Peters, 97, widow of Patrick Peters, of 88 Spring St., died early Monday morning at the Meriden-Wallingford Hospital.  She left 123 direct descendants.  She was born March 14, 1873, in Tignish, Prince Edward Island, Canada.  She made her home in Rumford, Me., before coming to Meriden, to live with her daughter, Mrs. Josephine Blier.  Mrs. Peters was a member of St. Joseph's Church.  In addition to Mrs. Blier, she is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Mary Anne Buotte, of Rumford, Me., and Mrs. Minnie Brewer, of Boothbay Harbor, Me.; two sons, Cyril Peters and Philip Peters, both of Boothbay Harbor; 32 grandchildren, 79 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.  Funeral services will be held at the Coulombe Funeral Home, Rumford, Me.  Local arrangements are under the direction of Albert Flatow and Son.



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- Some PEI marriages in RED (no church indicated) sourced from marriages registers (no parents listed).


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