Leon Pitre

1855 Rustico, PEI after 1921 PEI



Continuation of tree (1st child of Joseph Pitre/Pelagie Arseneau); all known surname descendants:

               8        Leon Pitre  b: 17 February 1855  St. Augustine, Rustico, PEI; d: Aft. 1921  PEI

                                +Marie Lebrun  b: 26 January 1866  Rustico, PEI; m: 10 August 1881  St. Anthony, Bloomfield, PEI [Joseph/Helene Doucet]; d: 29 May 1918  Rogersville, Northumberland, NB

                           9        Mary Catherine Pitre  b: 13 July 1882  Immaculate Conception, Palmer Road, PEI; d: 27 October 1932  Lancaster, St. John, NB

                           9        Joseph 'Henry' Pitre  b: 17 December 1883  St. Anthony, Bloomfield, PEI; d: 11 June 1961  Chatham, Northumberland, NB

                           9        Cyrile 'Cyrus' Pitre  b: 17 May 1885  St. Anthony, Bloomfield, PEI; d: 18 May 1947  Newcastle, Northumberland, NB

                           9        Mary 'Evangeline' Pitre  b: 29 December 1886  St. Anthony, Bloomfield, PEI; d: 7 April 1958  Brownville Junction, Piscataquis, ME

                                          +Frederick Lawson Cail  b: 25 August 1883  Brown Yard, Kent, NB; m: 20 April 1909  Kent, NB [Thomas Burgess/Agnes Gordon Lawson]; d: 25 November 1959  Brownville Junction, Piscataquis, ME

                           9        Elisabeth 'Ann' Pitre  b: 26 August 1888  St. Anthony, Bloomfield, PEI; d: 24 November 1964  Chatham, Northumberland, NB

                                          +John Edward Hubbard  b: 15 February 1884  Nelson, Northumberland, NB; m: 28 February 1911  Blackville, Northumberland, NB [Sylvanus/Henriette Coughlan]; d: Aft. November 1964

                           9        Joseph 'Benjamin' Pitre  b: 12 February 1890  St. Anthony, Bloomfield, PEI; d: Aft. 1917

                           9        Francois Xavier Pitre  b: 21 September 1891  St. Anthony, Bloomfield, PEI; d: 31 July 1956  Island Falls, Aroostook, ME

                                       +Mary Elizabeth Splan  b: 12 April 1891  Merrill Plantation, Aroostook, ME; m: 3 April 1913  Houlton, Aroostook, ME [Michael J./Ida Dickerson]; d: 9 March 1978  Houlton, Aroostook, ME

                           9        Leon Moise Pitre  b: 18 July 1893  St. Anthony, Bloomfield, PEI; d: 3 November 1934  Plaster Rock, Victoria, BC

                                       +Sadie Shannon  b: Abt. 1900  New Brunswick; m: Abt. 1919; d: Aft. 1921

                              10           Harold Peters  b: Abt. 1920; d: Aft. 1921

                           9        Albert Pitre  b: 31 July 1895  Immaculate Conception, Palmer Road, PEI; d: Aft. June 1961  S. Nelson, Northumberland, NB

                           9        John Pitre  b: 16 February 1898  St. Michel, Chatham, Northumberland, NB; d: 7 July 1898  Chatham, Northumberland, NB

                           9        Anastasia Pitre  b: 25 May 1899  Blackville, Northumberland, NB; d: 7 February 1903  Bredalbane, Northumberland, NB

                           9        Helen Jane Pitre  b: 3 June 1902  Bredalbane, Northumberland, NB

                                        +Joseph Gallant

                           9        Priscilla Maud Pitre  b: 14 October 1904  Blackville, Northumberland, NB; d: Bef. 1911

                           9        Evelyn Christina Pitre  b: 30 June 1906  Blackville, Northumberland, NB; d: 27 March 1998  Danvers, Essex, MA

                                         +Lawrence Small

                           9        Margaret Ernestine Pitre  b: 1 May 1909  Blackville, Northumberland, NB; d: Bef. 1911

                           9        Mary Henrietta Pitre  b: 7 September 1911  Blackville, Northumberland, NB


                           *2nd Wife of Leon Pitre:

                                +Judith Poirier (Allain)  b: Abt. 1876  PEI; m: Abt. 1919; d: Aft. 1921


Notes for Leon Pitre:


- 1881 PEI, Lot 4: Joseph Brown 59 fisherman, wife Ellen 48, Moses 23 fisherman, Mary 15, Catherine 8, Leon Peters 25 fisherman.

- 1891 PEI, Lot 4E2:  Henry Peters 34 (farmer), wife Mary 24, Mary C. 8, Joseph 7, Cyrus 6, Ellen 4, Ann 3, Benjamin 1.

- 1901 Blackville, Northumberland, New Brunswick:  Leong Peters 45, wife Mary 35, Catherine 18, Henry 17, Cyrus 15, Mary 14, Lizzie 12, Benjiman 11, Frank 9, Leong 7, Albert 5, Annie 1.

- 1911 Blackville, Northumberland, NB:  Leong Peters 55 (farmer), wife Mary 45, Henery 27, Catherine 26, Cyrus 26, Elisabeth 22, Benjamin 20, Francess 19, Leo 18, Albert 15, Nellie 8, Evelin 4.


- 1921 Lot 2, St. Edwards, PEI:  Leon Pitre 65 farmer, wife Judith 45, Eveline 15, stepson Benoit Allen 21, stepdaughters Margret Ann 15, Winifred 12, & Mary Martha 7.


- 1931 St. Louis West, Prince, PEI:  Leon Peters 69 farmer, wife Judith 57 (St. Edwards).


WWI registration records (sons):

Joseph 'Benjamin' Pitre:  Joseph Benjamin Peters; Maine; born 12 Feb 1890 (lives at Lot 4 PEI); single; medium height, medium build; gray eyes & black hair; private, 1 year, 73 Inf, NB.

Francois Xavier Pitre:  Francis Xavier Peters; Brownville, Piscataquis, ME; born 26 Sep 1891 (Charlottetown, PEI); wife & 3 children; tall height, medium build; brown eyes & dark brown hair; crooked elbow caused by being broken; laborer RR; 3 years, private, 73 Inf, NB.

Albert Pitre:  Attestation Paper 20 March 1916 at Newcastle (73rd Regt., Canadian Overseas Expeditionary Force) - Albert Peters of Blackville, Northumberland, NB, laborer, single, b. Miminegash, PEI on 31st July (age 20), father Leo Peters of Miminegash, PEI; 5'10 1/4", medium complexion, brown eyes, black hair

Cyrile 'Cyrus' Pitre:  Attestation Paper 3 January 1916 at Newcastle - Cyrus Peters, res. Blackville, Northumberland, NB; b. 16 April 1890 Ebbs Fleet Lot 2 (5?), PEI; father Leon Peters of same, mother Mary; age 27; 5'9", wart on left cheek, light complexion, blue eyes, fair hair; 42nd Bn (Lanark & Renfrew; then 132nd; discharged 22 March 1919.


Obituaries for the children:

Mary 'Evangeline' Pitre:  The Bangor Daily News (Bangor, ME), Tuesday, 8 April 1958:  Mrs. Fred L. Cail.  Brownville Junction - April 7 - Mrs. Mary E. Cail, 71, died suddenly this morning at her home.  She was born in Lot 4, Prince Edward Island, Dec. 29, 1886, daughter of Leo and Mary (Brown) Peters.  She was a member of St. Francis Xavier Church.  Surviving are her husband, Fred L. of Brownville Junction; five sons, Pearley and Donald of Brownville Junction, Albert of Rockland, Harold of Windsor Locks, Conn., and Gordon of Millinocket; a daughter, Mrs. Bracie Whiffen of Rockland; two brothers, Albert and Henry of South Nelson, N.B.; two sisters, Mrs. Lawrence Small of Danvers, Mass., and Mrs. Jack Hubbard of South Nelson, N.B.; 14 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.  Friends may call at the Lary Funeral Home in Milo Tuesday from 2 to 4 o'clock in the afternoon and 7 to 9 o'clock in the evening.  Rosary will be said Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock at the funeral home.  Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday morning at 9 o'clock at St. Francis Xavier Church with the Rev. James Keegan officiating.  Interment will be in the Pine Tree Cemetery.

Tombstone Inscription, Pine Tree Cemetery, Brownville Junction, Piscataquis, ME:  CAIL / Frederick L. / 1883 - 1959 / Mary E. / 1886 - 1958

[Alien Registration, 27 June 1940 Brownville Junction, ME; Mary Evangeline Peters Cail, res. Rolfs Road, Brownville; in US 24 years & ME 6 years; b. 28 Dec 1886 Lot 4 PEI; mar w/7 children]


Francis Xavier Pitre:  The Bangor Daily News (Bangor, ME), Wednesday, 1 August 1956:  Frank X. Peters - Smyrna Mills, July 31 - Frank X. Peters, 64, died today at an Island Falls hospital after a long illness.  Born at Summerside, Prince Edward Island, September 21, 1892, he was the son of the late Leo and Mary (Brown) Peters.  He had been a resident of Smyrna Mills for 44 years.  Surviving are his wife, Elizabeth; five sons, Leo, Lawrence and Francis, all of Smyrna Mills, Earlon of Plantsville, Conn., Kenneth of Milford, Mass.; three daughters, Mrs. Archie McDonald of Smyrna Mills, Mrs. Cassius Heckett of Old Orchard Beach, Mrs. Joseph Cessario of Plantsville, Conn.; three sisters, Mrs. Fred Cail of Brownville Junction, Mrs. Lawrence Small of Danvers, Mass., Mrs. Jack Hubbard of South Nelson, N.B.; two brothers, Albert and Henry, both of South Nelson, N.B.; 21 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.  Friends may call at the Bowers funeral home at Island Falls.  Funeral arrangements will be announced.



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Items in RED have been verified against parish register entries. 

- Some deaths in RED from online death certificates (1920-1938), online death registrations (1888-1919).


Last updated:  24 June 2023.