John Pitre

1859 Tignish, PEI 1929 Lawrence, Massachusetts

 

 

Continuation of tree (2nd child of Felix Pitre/Cecille Doucet); all known surname descendants:

                8       John Pitre  b: 17 June 1859  St. Simon & St. Jude, Tignish, PEI; d: 27 April 1929  Lawrence, Essex, MA

                                +Victoria Pineau  b: 25 November 1853  Tignish, PEI; m: 4 February 1879  St. Simon & St. Jude, Tignish, PEI; d: 13 August 1943  Andover, Essex, MA

                          9       John Patrick Peters  b: 18 February 1880  Immaculate Conception, Palmer Road, PEI; d: 1 September 1946  Palmer Road, PEI

                                     +Mary Veronica Bernard  b: 15 January 1882  Tignish, PEI; m: Abt. 1903 [Etienne/Gertrude Poirier]; d: 10 November 1978  St. John, NB

                          9       Henry Peters  b: 7 November 1881  Immaculate Conception, Palmer Road, PEI; d: 1936  Andover, Essex, MA

                          9       Marie Osite Pitre  b: 10 May 1883  Immaculate Conception, Palmer Road, PEI; d: January 1975 Lawrence, Essex, MA

                                      +Benoit 'Ben Myers' Maillet  b: 23 March 1879  PEI; m: 11 April 1904  Lawrence, Essex, MA [Jean/Genevieve Poirier]; d: December 1973  Lawrence, Essex, MA

                          9       George Peters  b: 12 March 1885  Immaculate Conception, Palmer Road, PEI; d: 3 June 1902

                          9       Joseph Edouard Pitre  b: 9 March 1893  Immaculate Conception, Palmer Road, PEI; d: 1 May 1966  Chicoutimi, QUE

                                      +Marie Selina Gallant  b: 28 March 1902  PEI; m: 5 April 1921  Lawrence, Essex, MA [Joseph/Marie Blaquiere]; d: 1975

 

 

Notes for John Pitre:

Census

- 1881 PEI, Lot 1 Tignish:  John Peters 22 (farmer), wife Victoire 25, John Patrick 1; living with his parents.

 

- 1891 PEI, Lot 1B1: John Peters 34 (farmer), wife Victoria 36, John 11, Henry 9, Mary 7, George 5.

 

- 1901 PEI, Lot 1A4:  John Peters 40, wife Victoire 36, John Dot 21, Hanrey 19, Mary Ozit 17, Gorg 16, Eday 8; lodger Janvier Doucet 8.

 

- 1905 Emigrated to Massachusetts.

 

- 1910 ??

 

- 1920 Andover, Essex, Massachusetts:  John Peters 54 (farmer), wife Victoria 65 (Lee Co./laborer), Eddie J. 24 (Lee Co. /laborer).

 

- 1930 Lawrence, Essex, MA:  Widow Victoria Peters 75, son-in-law Ben Myers 52, wife Mary 48, Esther 24, Ivan 14.  Henry Peters 48 performer/circus, boarding with Charles Lucia 21, wife Anna 21, Charles 1 in Andover.   Also in Lawrence, Edward Peters 39 ice man/ice company, wife Lena 28, Raymond 7, Esther 6, & boarder Mary Lingier 21.

 

- 1940 Andover, Essex, MA:  Benjiman Myers 61 color mixer/print works, wife Minnie 56 cloth inspector/print works, Ivan 24 caller/print works, widowed mother-in-law Victoria Peters 86.  [Woods Road]   Also in Andover, (married) Joseph Peters 48 ice man/retail ice, & widowed lodger Sara Kibbee 49.

 

Tombstone Inscriptions:  Immaculate Conception, Palmer Road, PEI:  PETERS / John F. 1859-1929 / John P. 1880-1946 / Leo J. 1907-1937 / Aldine 1913-2001 / baby girls / Aldine 1910-13 Irma 1912-13 / Immaculate Heart of Mary / Pray for us / Victoria U.S.A. / Veronica S.J., N.B. / Loretta U.S.A. / Irma S.J., N.B. / Gertrude S.J., N.B. / Helen S.J., N.B.

 

WW1 registration records (sons):

Joseph Edouard Pitre:  Joseph E. Peters; Boston, MA; born 9 Mar 1893 (PEI); parents; 5'7" height, slender build; blue eyes & light hair; single; machinist.

 

Obituaries for the children:

Henry Peters:  Tombstone Inscription, Sacred Heart Cemetery, Andover, MA:  Henry Peters / 1882 - 1936 / Victoria Peters / 1852 - 1943 / Clarence / Edward / PETERS

 

Marie Osite Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, Sacred Heart Cemetery, Andover, MA:  MYERS / (reverse) 1879 Ben Myers 1973 / 1883 his wife Minnie 1975 / 1906 Esther Gallant 1984

 

 

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Items in RED have been verified against parish register entries. 

- Massachusetts births/marriages/deaths in RED from online state registers.

- Some PEI deaths in RED sourced from tombstone inscriptions.

 

Last updated:  29 May 2020.