Michel Lepitre

1840 Beauharnois, Quebec 1919 Seattle, Washington



Continuation of tree (2nd child of Michel Lepitre/Francoise Hebert); all known surname descendants:

              7        Michel Lepitre  b: 2 June 1840  St. Clement, Beauharnois, Quebec; d: 23 June 1919  Seattle, King, WA

                               + Marie Cecelia Bisaillon  b: Abt. 1843  Monroe Co., New York; m: Abt. 1862 [Louis/Anastacia Jane Boire]; d: 26 December 1926  Seattle, King, WA

                           8        Alfred Dalbert Pitre  b: 6 April 1863  Madrid, St. Lawrence, NY (bap. 11 Jan 1868  St. Stanislas de Kostka, Beauharnois); d: 24 February 1944  Deadwood, Lawrence, SD

                                         +Julia Hennesey (Elward)  b: 18 May 1872  Hancock, Houghton, MI; m: 17 June 1916  Deadwood, Lawrence, SD [Patrick/Catherine Noonan]; d: 4 February 1950  Deadwood, Lawrence, SD

                           8        Jeanne 'Mary Jane' Pitre  b: April 1865  Madrid, St. Lawrence, NY (bap. 11 Jan 1868  St. Stanislas de Kostka, Beauharnois); d: Bet. 1870-1880

                           8        Michel Augustus Pitre  b: July 1867  Madrid, St. Lawrence, NY (bap. 11 Jan 1868  St. Stanislas de Kostka, Beauharnois); d: 29 May 1957  Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

                                         +Mary Delima Deranleau  b: 16 October 1881  Little Falls, Morrison, MN; m: 1 January 1900  Lewiston, Fergus, MT [Alfred Joseph/Sophie Marson]; d: 9 September 1984  Lynwood, Los Angeles, CA

                          8        Mary Alice Peter  b: February 1870  Madrid, St. Lawrence, NY; d: 16 January 1932  San Diego, San Diego, CA

                                         +N. J. Martin  b: February 1865  Canada; m: Abt. 1888

                                       *2nd Husband of Mary Alice Peter:

                                         +Theodore E. Kleinschmidt  b: Abt. 1866  Helena, Lewis & Clark, MT; m: Abt. 1901 [Theodore U./Mary M. Blattner] d: 18 April 1939  San Diego, San Diego, CA

                           8        Almina Joseph(ine) Peter  b: 6 July 1873  St. Columban, Cornwall, Stormont, ONT; d: 11 June 1951  North Bend, King, WA

                           8        Sarah Alvira Peter  b: April 1875  Waukegan, Lake, IL; d: 18 December 1955  Seattle, King, WA

                                         +Paul Dore  b: Abt. 1876  Canada; m: Abt. 1900; d: 28 December 1913  Seattle, King, WA

                           8        Ida S. Peter  b: July 1878  Waukegan, Lake, IL; d: 13 June 1942  Seattle, King, WA

                                         +Robert Graham McDonald Brown  b: Abt. 1883  Aberlady, Haddingtonshire, Scotland; m: 1 September 1909  Our Lady of Lourdes, South Park, King, WA [William/Maggie Shiell]; d: Aft. 1910

                           8        Joseph Henry Peter  b: 7 October 1880  Waukegan, Lake, IL; d: Aft. December 1955  Seattle, King, WA

                                         +Josephine Beatrice Jock  b: Abt. 1884  Michigan; m: Abt. 1907  Washington [Francis/---]; d: Aft. 1940

                           8        Charlotte Julia Peter  b: October 1884  Illinois; d: 7 July 1926  Seattle, King, WA

                                         +Simeon Clement LaRiviere  b: 18 January 1873  Canada; m: Abt. 1905; d: 21 August 1942  Holland, Yakima, WA

                           8        Amelia 'Millie' Peter  b: 24 November 1885  Waukegan, Lake, IL; d: 2 November 1980  Richland, Benton, WA

                                         +William Moses Bezzio (aka Bisaillon)  b: 2 February 1887  Waukegan, Lake, IL; m: 30 July 1908  Victoria, BC [Moses William/Mary Barry]; d: 25 April 1921  Seattle, King, WA

                                        *2nd Husband of Amelia 'Millie' Peter:

                                         +Frank Joseph Cyr  b: 3 May 1897  Argyle, Marshall, MN; m: Abt. 20 August 1926  Snohomish Co., WA [George Lloyd/Frizina Demers]; d: 24 June 1973  Yakima, Yakima, WA

                           8        Anna Regina Peter  b: 7 June 1888  South Dakota; d: 27 December 1975  Seattle, King, WA

                                         +Fred Sylvester Yocum  b: 29 August 1884  Kansas; m: 16 August 1911  Our Lady of Lourdes, South Park, King, WA [George A./Luella M. Barry]; d: 8 November 1963  Seattle, King, WA

                           8        Paul Edward Peter  b: 17 November 1890  Rapid City, Pennington, SD; d: 14 April 1955  Carnation, King, WA



Notes for Michel Lepitre:


- 1860 Moira, Franklin, New York:  Paul C. McKee 24 blacksmith, wife Ann 23, Thomas C. 8 months, John Mitchell 20 blacksmith, Michael Peter 18 blacksmith.


- 1865 Henderson, Jefferson, NY:  Michel Peters 24 blacksmith, wife Mary C. 21, Fred A. 2, Nancy J. 3 months.


- 1870 Madrid, St. Lawrence, NY:  M. B. Peters 29 blacksmith, wife Mary C. 24, Fredrick D. 7, Mary Jane 5, Michael A. 3, Mary Alice 3 months (Feb).


- 1880 Waukegan, Lake, Illinois:  Michael B. Peter 39 blacksmith, wife Mary C. 34, Frederick 17, Michael A. 13, Mary A. 10, Josephine 8, Sarah A. 4, Ida S. 2


- 1900 Deadwood, Lawrence, South Dakota:  Michel Peters 59 gold miner, wife Cecelia 54, Fred D. 38 mail carrier, Cecelia 36, Josephine 28 laundress, Serah 26, Idah 21 domestic, Lottie 17, Amelea 14, Anna 12, Paul 9.


- 1910 Sprague, King, Washington:  M.B. Peter 70 blacksmith/own shop, wife Celia M. 66, Paul E. 20, Anna 22 saleslady-retail/general store, daughter Ida S. Brown 30, husband Robt. G. Brown 29 butcher/in shop,  Wife Celia Peter 65 also listed with her daughter Sarah Dore and her family in Seattle.


- 1920 Seattle, King, WA:  Paul Peter 29 truck driver/shipyard, widowed mother Celia 75, sister Josephine 47, brother-in-law William Bezzio 32 cigar maker / wholesale, wife Millie 33 bookkeeper/department store, nephews Michael Bezzio 11 & Paul Bezzio 9.


Obituary:  Seattle Daily Times, Monday, 23 June 1919:  Michael B. Peter dead - Resident of Seattle for sixteen years succumbs - Michael B. Peter, 78 years old, resident of Seattle sixteen years, died last night at midnight at the family home, 843 Trenton St.  Mr. Peter is survived by his widow, Mrs. Cecelia Peter and eleven sons and daughters, Fred D. Peter, Deadwood, S.D.; Michael A. Peter, Lewistown, Mont.; Mrs. Alice Martin, Salt Lake, Utah; Josephine Peter, Mrs. Sarah A. Dore, Mrs. Ida Brown, Mrs. C.S. La Riziere, Mrs. W.M. Bezzio, Mrs. F.S. Yocum, Paul Peter of Seattle and J.H. Peter of Yakima.  Funeral services will be held in the church of Our Lady of Lourdes at South Park Wednesday morning at 9 o'clock and interment will be in Calvary Cemetery.


Tombstone Inscription: Calvary Cemetery, Seattle, WA:  Mother / Mary C. Peter / 1845 - 1926 / Father / Michael B. Peter / 1841 - 1919 / sister / Josephine L. Peter / 1873 - 1951 / sister / Charlotte LaRiviere / 1882 - 1926 / rest in peace


Notes for Marie Celia Bisaillon:

Obituary:  Seattle Daily Times, Monday, 27 December 1926:  Mrs. Cecilia Peter Dies - Mrs. Cecilia Peter, 81 years old, a resident of Seattle for twenty years, died yesterday at her home, 1134 17th Ave.  Surviving her are five daughters, Mrs. T. Kleinschmidt, San Diego, Cal.; Miss Josephine Peter, Mrs. Sarah Dore, Mrs. Ida Brown and Mrs. F.S. Yocum, all of Seattle; and four sons, Paul E. Peter of Seattle, Fred D. Peter of Deadwood, S.D.; Michael Peter of Compton, Cal., and Henry Peter of Auburn.  The body is at the Georgetown Undertaking Company with funeral arrangements not yet completed.


WWI registration records (sons):

Joseph Henry Peter:  Joseph Henry Peter , Yakima, WA (12 Sep 1918); 7 Oct 1881; wife Josephine Beatrice Peter; short/medium, blue eyes, light hair

Paul Edward Peter:  Paul Edward Peters, Seattle, WA (5 Jun 1917); 17 Nov 1890 (Rapid City, South Dakota); parents; single; res. 843 Trenton, Seattle; tall/medium, grey eyes, brown hair


Obituaries for the children:

Alfred Dalbert Pitre:  Lead Daily Call (Lead, SD), Thursday, 24 February 1944:  Fred D. Peter, Deadwood Pioneer, Succumbs Today:  Fred D. Peter, retired Deadwood mail carrier, succumbed at the family home at 308 Williams street in that city shortly after 12 o'clock today noon, as the result of complications following an attack in influenza he suffered before the holidays.  The deceased was born in Canton, New York, and had he lived until April would have been 81 years of age.  He came to Deadwood in the early days and carried a city mail route for 27 years.  He was retired about 19 years ago.  Surviving relatives and his wife and four stepchildren who are Bert Elward, Lead; Lyle Elward, Deadwood; Roscoe Elward, who is in the service, and Vera Elward, a recreation hostess at Camp Carson, Colo.  The body is at the Schulte funeral home in Deadwood, and arrangements await word from relatives living at a distance.  He was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic church and the Knights of Columbus.

Tombstone Inscription, St. Ambrose Cemetery, Deadwood:  Fred D. Peter / Apr 6, 1863 / Feb 24, 1944  //  Julia Peter / May 18, 1872 / Feb 4, 1950


Michel Augustus Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, Calvary Cemetery, Los Angeles:  Michael Peter / 1867 - 1957


Mary Alice Peter:  San Diego Union (San Diego, CA), Monday, 18 January 1932:  Kleinschmidt - January 16, 1932, Alice Kleinschmidt, wife of Theodore E. Kleinschmidt; mother of Theodore E., Jr., Halcyon and Charlotte Kleinschmidt, and Mrs. Babe Wiser of Burma, India; sister of Josephine and Paul Peter, Ida Brown, Mrs. Millie Cyr and Mrs. Sarah Dore of Seattle, Washington; Mike A. Peter of Compton, Calif., and Fred D. Peter of Deadwood, S.D.; a native of New York; aged 62 years.  Friends are invited to attend the services Tuesday at 7:30 a.m. from Merkley's Funeral Parlors, thence to St. Joseph's Church, where mass will be said for the repose of her soul commencing at 8 a.m.  Interment Holy Cross cemetery.  Rosary will be said Monday at 8 p.m. at funeral parlors.


Sarah Alvira Peter:  Seattle Daily Times, Wednesday, 21 December 1955:  Mrs. Paul Dore - Requiem Mass for Mrs. Sarah Peter Dore, 80, of 413 First Av. N., a resident here about 60 years, was said this forenoon in the Sacred Heart Church.  Burial was in Holyrood.  Mrs. Dore died Sunday.  She was born in Waukegan, Ill.  She had been active in church work as a younger woman.  Mrs. Dore is survived by three daughters, Mrs. John Foley, Yakima, and Mrs. P.M. O'Leary and Mrs. Dan J. Nolan, both of Seattle; two sisters, Mrs. Fred Yocum, Seattle, and Mrs. Frank Cyr, Yakima; two brothers, Henry Peter, Carnation, and Michael Peter, Compton, Calif., and 11 grandchildren.  Mrs. Dore was the widow of Paul Dore.

Tombstone Inscription, Holyrood Cemetery, Shoreline: Beloved mother and sister / Sarah A. Dore / 1875-1955


Ida S. Peter:  Seattle Daily Times, Monday, 15 June 1942:  Mrs. Robert G. Brown - A Rosary for Mrs. Ida Brown, 63 years old, a resident of Seattle 37 years, will be said at 8 o'clock this evening and Requiem Mass at 9:30 o'clock tomorrow in Our Lady of Lourdes' Church.  Burial will be in Calvary under the direction of the Georgetown Undertaking Company.  Mrs. Brown, who died Saturday at her home, 843 Trenton St., was the widow of Robert G. Brown.  She was born in Waukegan, Ill.  Surviving are four brothers, Fred D. Peter, Deadwood, S.D.; Michael A. Peter, Compton, Calif.; J. Henry Peter, Seattle, and Paul E. Peter, Carnation, and four sisters, Josephine L. Peter, Carnation; Mrs. Sarah Dore and Mrs. Fred Yocum, Seattle, and Mrs. Frank Cyr, Yakima.


Charlotte Julia Peter:  Tombstone Inscription, Calvary Cemetery, Seattle, WA:  Mother / Mary C. Peter / 1845 - 1926 / Father / Michael B. Peter / 1841 - 1919 / sister / Josephine L. Peter / 1873 - 1951 / sister / Charlotte LaRiviere / 1882 - 1926 / rest in peace


Amelia 'Millie' Peter:  Yakima Herald Republic, 3 November 1980:  Amelia "Millie" Cyr, 94, of Richland died Sunday in the Life Care Center in Richland.  She was born Nov. 24, 1885 in Illinois.  Later she moved to Seattle and in 1936 came to Yakima.  In 1977 she moved to Richland.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Cyr, and a son, Paul Bezzio.  She was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church.  She is survived by one son, Michael Bezzio of Richland, and one grandchild.  She was preceeded in death by her husband Frank Cyr and a son Paul Bezzio.

Tombstone Inscription, Calvary Cemetery, Yakima, WA: CYR / Frank J. / 1897 - 1973 / Millie E. / 1885 - 1980

Anna Regina Peter:  Seattle Daily Times (Seattle, WA), Monday, 29 December 1975:  Yocum, Anna R. (Fred S.) - Dec. 27.  Age 87 years.  Beloved mother of Mrs. Gladys O'Callaghan, Mrs. Edward Mayovsky, Mrs. Arthur M. Du Long, Jr., Mrs. David W. Buher, and Carl W. Yocum.  Sister of Mrs. Millie Cyr.  Also survived by 21 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren.  Charter member of Ladies of the Elks.  Rosary Monday, 7:30 p.m., Chapel of Georgetown Funeral Home.  Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday, 11:15 a.m., St. Joseph's Church.  Interment, Holyrood.

Tombstone Inscription:  Holyrood Cemetery, Shoreline, WA:  Yocum / Fred S. / 1884 - 1963 / Anna R. / 1888 - 1975


Paul Edward Peter:  Seattle Post Intelligencer (Seattle, WA), Monday, 18 April 1955:  Peter, Paul E., aged 64 years, Carnation, April 14, beloved brother of Sarah A. Dore of Winslow, Nellie E. Cyr of Yakima, Anna Yocum of Seattle, Michael A. of Compton, Calif., Joseph H. of Carnation.  Requiem Mass 9:30 Monday morning at St. Anthony's Church, Carnation.  Interment Holyrood under direction of Purdy, Kerr & Van Horn, Carnation.

Tombstone Inscription:  Holyrood Cemetery, Shoreline, WA:  Beloved Brother and Uncle / Paul Edward Peter / 1890 - 1955 / rest in peace



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