Moses 'Maurice' Peters

1876 Tignish, PEI 1966 Brewer, Maine

 

 

Continuation of tree (5th child of Narcisse Pitre/Veronica Perry); all known surname descendants:

              8       Moses 'Maurice' Peters  b: 7 April 1876  St. Simon & St. Jude, Tignish, PEI; d: 11 June 1966  Brewer, Penobscot, ME

                               +Julia Elizabeth McLean  b: 5 October 1884  Loggieville, Northumberland, NB; m: 21 September 1904  St. Andrew, Loggieville, Northumberland, NB [Alexander/Elizabeth Biers]; d: 27 April 1965  Bangor, Penobscot, ME

                          9          Fannie 'Lillian Viola' Peters  b: 8 April 1905  Brewer, Penobscot, ME; d: 8 April 2000  Bangor, Penobscot, ME

                                        +Leon J. Collins  b: 27 March 1893  Brewer, Penobscot, ME; m: 2 July 1925  Brewer, Penobscot, ME [James/Rose Veno]; d: 23 March 1961  Togus, Penobscot, ME

                          9          Marion Ethel Peters  b: 2 April 1906  Brewer, Penobscot, ME; d: 4 August 1999  Bangor, Penobscot, ME

                                          +Peter Kideakos Pangakis  b: 15 September 1898  Athens, Greece; m: 26 November 1930  Maine [Kayriakos/Katherine ---]; d: 24 July 1957  Bangor, Penobscot, ME

                                       *2nd Husband of Ethel Mary Peters:

                                          +Frederick J. Adams  b: 11 June 1922  Brewer, Penobscot, ME; m: Bet. 1957-1960 [Kenneth/Eunice Graham]; d: 20 September 1981  Bangor, Penobscot, ME

                          9          Beatrice Ella Peters  b: 4 November 1907  Brewer, Penobscot, ME; d: 1 July 1953  Brewer, Penobscot, ME

                                         +Calvin Thomas Lambert  b: 19 January 1904  Brewer, Penobscot, ME; m: 15 May 1926  Brewer, Penobscot, ME [Albert/Barbara Barker]; d: 25 August 1987  East Holden, ME

                          9          Donald Alexander Peters  b: 28 March 1909  Brewer, Penobscot, ME; d: 15 February 1989  Bar Harbor, Hancock, ME

                                         +Bernice Smith  b: 9 April 1910  Otter Creek, Hancock, ME; m: 16 May 1931  Otter Creek, Hancock, ME; d: 27 January 2000  Otter Creek, Hancock, ME

                          9          Helen Mary Peters  b: 24 December 1916  Brewer, Penobscot, ME; d: 16 February 1998  Brewer, Penobscot, ME

                                          +Franklin Eugene Graves  b: 23 November 1912  Lynn, Essex, MA; m: 1 June 1935 Bangor, Penobscot, ME [Judson/Louise Maddocks]; d: 20 August 1965  Bangor, Penobscot, ME

                          9          Dorothy Genevieve Peters  b: 3 June 1922  Brewer, Penobscot, ME; d: 26 December 2003  Brewer, Penobscot, ME

                                          +Morton E. Danforth  b: 14 June 1910  Brewer, Penobscot, ME; m: 14 June 1941  Brewer, Penobscot, ME [Fred M./Effie P. Heal]  (divorced); d: 11 September 1995  Brewer, Penobscot, ME  

                                       *2nd Husband of Dorothy Genevieve Peters:

                                          +William Alexander Boyce  b: 19 March 1924  Milo, Piscataquis, ME; m: 1 May 1962  Maine [William/Madlene Plurd]; d: 15 March 2009  Bangor, Penobscot, ME

 

 

Notes for Moses 'Maurice' Peters:

Census

- 1910 Brewer, Penobscot, Maine:  Morris Peaters 30 (planing mill/laborer), wife of 6 years Julia 24, Lillian V. 5, F. E. Marian 4, Ella B. 3 years 6 months, Donald A. 1 year 1 month; brother-in-law Earnest McLean 20 (tanner).

 

- 1920 Brewer, Penobscot, ME:  Maurice Peters 40 (paper mill/laborer), wife Julia 35, Lillian 14, Marion 13, Beatrice 11, Donald 10, Helen 3.

 

- 1930 Brewer, Penobscot, ME:  Maurice N. Peters 53, wife Julia E. 44, Donald A. 20, Helen M. 13, Dorothy G. 7.

 

- 1940 Brewer, Penobscot, ME:  Maurice Peters 64 laborer, wife Julia 56, Dorothy 17  [171 State Street]

- 1950 Brewer, Penobscot, ME:  Morris N. Peters 75, wife Julia E. 67.

WWI registration records:  Morris Narcis Peters; Brewer, ME; born 2 Jun 1874 (Canada); Julia A. Peters; medium height, medium build; grey eyes & black hair; laborer.

 

Alien Registration, 2 July 1940 Brewer, ME:  Maurice Narcice Peters, 171 State, Brewer; in US/ME 28 years; b. 7 April 1876 Skinner's Pond PEI; gardener

 

Obituary:  The Bangor Daily News, Monday, 13 June 1966:  Maurice N. Peters - Maurice N. Peters, 90, died Saturday night at a local hospital following a long illness.  He was born in Tignish, P.E.I., April 7, 1876, son of Joseph and Veronica (Perry) Peters, but had been a resident of Brewer for the past 65 years.  He is a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church of Brewer.  Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Helen Graves, Mrs. Lillian Collins, both of Brewer, Mrs. Marion Adams of Bangor and Mrs. Dorothy Boyce of Dedham; one son, Donald E. of Otter Creek; 21 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.  Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 9 a.m. at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Brewer.  Friends may call at the Crowe Funeral Home, 18 Forest Avenue, Bangor.

 

Notes for Julia Elizabeth McLean:

Alien registration, 2 July 1940 Brewer, ME: Julia Peters (Mrs. Maurice N.), 171 State, Brewer; in US/ME 35 years; b. 5 Oct 1883 Loggieville NB; mar w/6 children

Obituary:  The Bangor Daily News (Bangor, ME), Thursday, 29 April 1965:  Mrs. Maurice N. Peters.  Mrs. Julia E. Peters, 80, of Brewer, died Tuesday evening at a local hospital.  She was born in Loggieville, N.B., October 5, 1884, but has been a resident of Brewer for the past 50 years.  She was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Brewer.  Surviving, besides her husband, Maurice N. Peters of Brewer, are four daughters, Mrs. Marion Adams of Bangor, Mrs. Lillian Collins of Brewer, Mrs. Dorothy Boyce of Holden and Mrs. Helen Graves of Brewer; a son, Donald A. Peters of Otter Creek; a half-sister, Mrs. Ethel Gray of Otter Creek; a brother, George McLean of Canada; 39 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.  Funeral services will be held Friday at 9 a.m. at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Brewer.  Friends may call at the Crowe Funeral Home, Bangor.
 

Obituaries for the children:

Fannie 'Lillian Viola' Peters:  The Bangor Daily News (Bangor, ME), Monday, 10 April 2000:  Lillian V. Collins.  Brewer - Lillian V. Collins, 95, wife of the late Leon J. Collins Sr., died April 8, 2000 at a Bangor health-care center.  She was born April 8, 1905, in Brewer, the daughter of Maurice and Julia (Beers) Peters.  Lillian was a member of St. John's Catholic Church, Bangor.  She was also an avid and successful beano player.  Surviving are three children, Leon J. Collins Jr. and his wife, Catherine and Julia R. Gilmore, all of Brewer and Joan King and her husband, Edward of Unionville, Tenn.; eight grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, one great-great-granddaughter, one sister, Dorothy Boyce and her husband, William of Holden; several nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by a son, John Collins; a granddaughter, Cynthia Ellis; a brother, Donald Peters; and three sisters, Beatrice Lambert, Helen Graves and Marion Adams.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 1 p.m. Tuesday at St. John's Catholic Church, Bangor, with the Rev. Gerard G. Gosselin, pastor, celebrant.  Friends may call from 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Kiley Funeral Home, Brewer, until the time of departure for the church.  Burial will be at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Bangor.  For those who wish, memorial contributions in her memory may be made to the Isaac E. Clewley Post No. 4917 VFW, Brewer.

 

Marion Ethel Peters:  The Bangor Daily News (Bangor, ME), Thursday, 5 August 1999:  (photo) Marion E. Adams.  Bangor - Marion E. Adams, 93, of Bangor, died Aug. 4, 1999, at a Bangor health care center.  She was born in Brewer, April 2, 1906, the daughter of Maurice and Julia (McLean) Peters.  Marion is survived by four children, Katherine Wiedeman and her hasband, Charles, Julia McCarthy, George Pangakis and his partner, Anna Caulkins and Jane Williams; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; two sisters, Dorothy Boyce and her husband, William and Lillian Collins.  She was especially close to her great-grandson, Christopher D. Dow.  She was predeceased by her husbands, Peter K. Pangakis and Frederick J. Adams.  A private graveside service will be held at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Bangor.  For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to the Maine Veterans Home, Bangor.  Arrangements by Kiley Funeral Home, Brewer.

 

Beatrice Ella Peters:  The Bangor Daily News (Bangor, ME), Thursday, 2 July 1953:  Mrs. Beatrice E. Lambert, 45, of outer Hammond street, died Wednesday at a local hospital.  She was born in Brewer, the daughter of Maurice and Julia Peters, and with the exception of the past two years had lived in Brewer all her life.  She is survived by her husband, Calvin T. Lambert, Sr.; her parents; three daughters, Mrs. Mary Williams of Pennsylvania, Mrs. Juanita Smith and Miss Beatrice Lambert, both of Bangor; five sons, Calvin Jr., David, Donald and Eugene, all of Bangor, and Albert, with the U.S. Army at Fort Dix, N.J.; four sisters, Mrs. Marion Pangakis of Bangor, Mrs. Leon Collins, Mrs. Helen Graves and Mrs. Morton Danforth, all of Brewer; one brother, Donald Peters of Otter Creek; four grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.  Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Clark-Mitchell funeral home, Brwer, where friends amy call at any time.

 

Donald Alexander Peters:  The Bangor Daily News (Bangor, ME), Friday, 17 February 1989:  Donald Alexander Peters.  Otter Creek - Donald A. Peters, 78, died Feb. 15, 1989, at a Bar Harbor hospital.  He was born March 28, 1910, the son of Morris and Julia (McLain) Peters.  He was a World War II Army veteran, serving with the Fifth Armored Division and was a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.  Donald was an avid sports enthusiast and was a Maine Golden Gloves champion during his youth.  He enjoyed his association with the Kebo Valley Golf Club and his community involvement with the Otter Creek Fire Co.  He worked for many years at the John J. O'Brian estate and later the Marion Higgins estate.  Before his retirement, he was employed at the Bar Harbor Ferry Terminal.  He is survived by his wife, Bernice (Smith) of Otter Creek; one son, Julian of West Palm Beach, Fla.; four sisters, Lillian Collins and Helen Graves, both of Brewer, Marion Adams of Bangor and Dorothy Boyce of East Holden.  Friends and relatives may call 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, at the McFarland Funeral Home, Bar Harbor, where funeral services will be held 3 p.m., with the Rev. William Bigelow officiating.  Spring interment will be in the Otter Creek cemetery.  Those who wish may donate in his memory to the Heart Rehab Unit of the M.D.I. Hospital, Bar Harbor, or to the Otter Creek Fire Co., Otter Creek.

 

Helen Mary Peters:  The Bangor Daily News (Bangor, ME), Tuesday, 17 February 1998:  (photo) Helen M. Graves.  Brewer - Helen M. Graves, 81, wife of the late Franklin E. Graves, died Feb. 16, 1998, at a Brewer health-care center.  She was born in New Brunswick, Dec. 24, 1916, the daughter of Maurice and Julia (McLean) Peters.  Helen was a member and past president of Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 3177 of Brewer.  Surviving are two children, Shirley A. Dyer of Brewer and Ronald E. Graves and his wife, Diane of Daytona, Fla., eight grandchildren, Linda Tucker and her husband, Lawrence of Ellsworth, Carole Shore of Dayton, Ohio, Debbie Spaulding and her husband, Leslie of Brewer, Vicki Payson and her husband, Dennis of Veazie, Urban Dyer Jr. and his wife, Laura of Ellsworth, Karen Slater and her husband, Greg of Virginia, and Robin Graves of Bangor; eight great-grandchildren, three sisters, Dorothy Boyce of Holden, Lillian Collins of Brewer, and Marion Adams of Bangor; several nieces and nephews.  She will be remembered by a special friend, Paul Hatt of Brewer.  Funeral services will be held Friday at Kiley Funeral Home, Brewer, at a time to be announced.  Burial will be at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Bangor.

 

Dorothy Genevieve Peters:  The Bangor Daily News (Bangor, ME), Tuesday, 30 December 2003:  Dorothy G. Boyce.  Holden - Dorothy G. Boyce, 81, wife of William A. Boyce Jr., died Dec. 26, 2003, at Brewer Rehabilitation and Living Center.  She was born June 3, 1922, in Brewer, the daughter of Maurice and Julia Peters.  In addition to her husband, she is survived by one son, Michael Danforth and his wife, Patricia; daughter, Victoria Clement and her husband, Andrew; grandchildren, Victoria, David, Dawn, Danielle and Ryan; three great-grandchildren; and many cousins.  She was predeceased by her parents; her daughter, Mary Danforth Lakeman; brother, Donald Peters; and sisters, Beatrice Lambert, Lillian Collins, Marion Adams, and Helen Graves.  Interment will be in the spring.  If friends wish, memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Association Maine Chapter, Portland, ME.

 

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