Maxime Peters

1876 Tignish, PEI 1947 Palmer Road, PEI



Continuation of tree (10th child of Felix Pitre/Cecille Doucet); all known surname descendants:

               8       Maxime Peters  b: 5 August 1876  St. Simon & St. Jude, Tignish, PEI; d: 23 September 1947  Palmer Road, PEI

                               + Maude Blanchard  b: 13 December 1888; m: Abt. 1910; d: 18 October 1941  Palmer Road, PEI

                           9       Mary Bernadette Peters  b: 24 November 1913  Palmer Road, PEI; d: 15 September 2001  Malden, Middlesex, MA

                                       +Norman Gillis    m: Bef. 1931; d: Bef. September 2001

                           9       Mary Ethel Peters  b: Abt. 1915  Palmer Road, PEI; d: Bef. September 2001

                                       +--- Desroches

                           9       Marie Emelie Pitre  b: 2 September 1916  Palmer Road, PEI; d: 12 May 2007  Miscouche, PEI

                                       +Hilary Desroches

                           9       Philomene Pitre  b: 21 July 1918  Palmer Road, PEI; d: Bef. 1921

                           9       Lucie Pitre  b: 27 October 1919  Palmer Road, PEI

                                       +--- Desroches

                           9       Mary Rita Peters  b: May 1921  Palmer Road, PEI; d: Bef. September 2001

                                       +--- Arsenault



Notes for Maxime Peters:


- 1911 PEI, Lot 1:  Filex Pitre 76 (farmer), wife Cicile 75, son Maximin 39 (farmer), wife Maud 21 (teacher).


- 1921 PEI, Palmer Road (Lot 1):  Maxim Pitre 44 farmer, wife Maud 32, Bernadette 7, Ethel 5, Emling 4, Lucy 1, Rita 1 month.


- 1931 Palmer Road, Skinner's Road, Prince, PEI: Maxime Peters 54 labourer/odd jobs, wife Maud 42, Ethel 15, Emly 13, Lucy 11, Rita 10.

Tombstone Inscriptions, Immaculate Conception, Palmer Road, PEI:  PETERS / Maxime F. Peters / Aug. 5, 1875 Sept. 23, 1947 / his wife / Maude Blanchard / Dec. 13, 1888 Oct. 18, 1941


Obituaries for the children:

Mary Bernadette Peters:  Boston Globe, Wednesday, 19 September 2001:  Gillis - Of Malden Sept. 15th.  Mary B. (Peters).  Beloved wife of the late Norman Gillis.  Devoted mother of M. Norma Chisholm and her husband Edward F. of Reading and Donald B. Gillis and his wife Bettina L. (Cappelli) of Warwick, RI.  Loving sister of M. Emily DesRoches and M. Lucy DesRoches both of Canada and the late M. Ethel DesRoches and M. Rita Arsenault both formerly of Canada.  Grandmother of Andrew D. Gillis, Victoria A. (Gillis) Rinne and her husband Leray, Edward J. Chisholm, Donald P. Chisholm, Paul N. Chisholm and his wife Carrie.  Great-grandmother of Isabella Q. Rinne.  Funeral services will be held at the Weir MacCuish Golden Rule Funeral Home, 144 Salem St., Malden, on Thurs., Sept. 20th, at 11 AM.  Interment in Forest Dale Cemetery, Malden.  Friends may call at the funeral home on Wed., from 2-4 & 7-9 PM.  Contributions in Mary's memory may be made to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund.


Marie Emelie Pitre:  May 2007 - Emily Mary (Peters) Desroches of Miscouche on May 12th at age 91.  Born on Palmer Road to her late parents Maxime and Maude (Blanchard) Peters.  Wife of the late Hilary DesRoches.  East Prince Funeral Home.




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Items in RED have been verified against parish register entries. 

- Massachusetts birth/deaths in RED taken from obituaries.

- Some PEI deaths in RED sourced from tombstone inscriptions.


Last updated:  24 June 2023.