Marcel Pitre

1850 Bathurst, New Brunswick 1907 Orono, Maine



Continuation of tree (9th child of Lazare Pitre/Marguerite Melanson); all known surname descendants:

                   7     Marcel Pitre  b: 24 March 1850  Ste. Famille, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; d: 8 March 1907  Orono, Penobscot, ME

                              +Helene Doucet  b: August 1863  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; m: 11 July 1883  Ste. Famille, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB [George X./Rose Ann Burke (McPherson)]; d: 24 January 1942  Orono, Penobscot, ME                       

                         8       Joseph James Pitre  b: 13 July 1884  Ste. Famille, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; d: 2 April 1911  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB

                         8       Mary Ida 'Edith' Pitre  b: 26 January 1886  Ste. Famille, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; d: 18 March 1952  Bangor, Penobscot, ME

                                    +Frederick Ferdinand Soucie  b: 13 June 1882  Frenchville, Aroostook, ME; m: 29 October 1907  Orono, Penobscot, ME [Ferdinand Peter/Emily Breton]; d: Bet. 1925-1930  Orono, Penobscot, ME

                         8       Mary Theresa Pitre  b: 16 October 1887  Ste. Famille, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; d: 9 January 1952  Brewer, Penobscot, ME

                                    +Neal MacNeil  b: 21 April 1888  Truro, NS; m: 25 October 1915  Waterville, Kennebec, ME [James/Mary A. Beaton]; d: 1923

                         8       Eva Elizabeth Pitre  b: 31 December 1889  Orono, Penobscot, ME; d: 5 March 1938  Munising, Alger, MI

                                    +Nickolas Jacob Niks  b: 5 April 1887  Eau Claire, Eau Claire, WI; m: 1917  Detroit, Wayne, MI [Nickolas/Katherine Kerber]; d: March 1960  Hollywood, Broward, FL

                         8       George E. Petrie  b: 20 January 1892  Orono, Penobscot, ME; d: 19 February 1892  Orono, Penobscot, ME

                         8       female Petrie  b: 10 October 1895  Orono, Penobscot, ME; d: 10 October 1895  Orono, Penobscot, ME

                         8       Lewis Clayton Petrie  b: 26 February 1905  Orono, Penobscot, ME; d: 13 June 1971  Chillicothe, Ross, OH

                                    +Mary Mildred Kellough  b: 6 April 1909  Chillicothe, Ross, OH; m: 16 June 1928  Chillicothe, Ross, OH [Henry Allen/Bessie Irene Shoemaker]; d: 2 March 1980  Chillicothe, Ross, OH



Notes for Marcel Pitre:


- 1900 Orono, Penobscot, Maine:  Marchall Petrie 45 (sawmill/laborer), wife of 16 years Nellie 36, Edith 14, Theresa 11, Eva 10; boarders George Doucet 21 & John Petrie 21 (pulp mill/laborer).  [James 15 - ?]

- 1910 Orono, Penobscot, ME:  Widow Elen Petrie 42 (laundress), Theresa 22 (nurse), Eva 20 (nurse), Clayton 5, boarder Joseph Maggear 44 (lumber mill/fi---).

- 1920 Orono, Penobscot, ME:  Widow Ella Petrie 55 (restaurant cook), Clayton 14; boarder Joseph Megerall 54 (paper mill/shipping crew).

- 1930 Orono, Penobscot, ME:  Widow Edith Soucie 48, 7 children, widowed mother Ellen Petrie 68, boarder Joseph Mazeroll 68.


- 1940 Orono, Penobscot, ME:  Widow Edith Soucie 54 [$1500 house value], 3 children, widowed mother Ellen M. Petrie 76, lodger Joseph R. Mazeroll 75.  [1 Margin Street]


Obituary:  The Bangor Daily News (Bangor, ME), Saturday, 9 March 1907:  The death of Marshall Petrie occurred at his home on Water street, Orono early Friday at the age of 54 years.  He is survived by a widow, three daughters and two sons.  The funeral services will be held at St. Mary's Catholic church, Monday morning at nine o'clock.


Notes for Helene Doucet:

Obituary:  The Bangor Daily News (Bangor, ME), Monday, 26 January 1942:  Mrs. Mary E. Petrie - Orono, Jan. 25 - Mrs. Mary Ellen Petrie, 77, widow of Marshal Petrie, died Saturday afternoon at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Edith M. Soucie, 1 Margin street.  The deceased, in failing health for many years, died after a short acute illness.  She was born in Bathurst, N.B., daughter of George and Rose Ann Burke Doucette, and for the past 54 years had made her home in Orono, where she had endeared herself to her neighbors and many other friends.  Besides the daughter with whom she lived, she is survived by another daughter, Mrs. Theresa M. McNeil, R.N., of Brewer; a son, Clayton Petrie of Michigan; ten grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.  Funeral services will be held in St. Mary's Catholic church Tuesday morning at 9 o'clock.


Obituaries for the children:

Mary Ida 'Edith' Pitre:  The Bangor Daily News (Bangor, ME), Wednesday, 19 March 1952:  Mrs. Frederick F. Soucie.  The death of Mrs. Edith M. Soucie, 66, widow of Frederick F. Soucie, occurred at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Walter Scripture, 33 Thirteenth street, Tuesday morning following a long illness.  She was born in Bathurst, N.B., the daughter of Marshall and Mary Ellen (Doucette) Petrie, and lived for many years in Orono.  Surviving are six daughters, Mrs. Arthur Gallagher of Chestnut Hill, Mass., Mrs. Thomas Feeney of Portland, Mrs. George Calpas of Dorchester, Mass., Mrs. George Hodgins of Brewer, Mrs. Robert Cummings of Washington, D.C., and Mrs. Walter Scripture of Bangor; a brother, Clayton Petrie of Chillicothe, Ohio; several grandchildren and seven nieces.  The remains are at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Scripture, 33 Thirteenth street.  Funeral services will be held at St. Mary's Catholic church, Orono, Thursday at 9 a.m.


Mary Theresa PitreThe Bangor Daily News (Bangor, ME), Thursday, 10 January 1952:  Mrs. Neal MacNeil.  Mrs. Teresa M. MacNeil, 63, registered nurse, of 18 Brimmer street, Brewer, died at her home yesterday noon following a brief illness.  She was the widow of Neal MacNeil.  She was born in Canada, daughter of the late Marshall and Mary Ellen Doucette Petrie, and had resided in Brewer for the past 14 years.  Surviving are one sister, Mrs. Mary E. Soucie, Bangor; one brother, Clayton L. Petrie, Chillicothe, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews.  Remains are at the residence and funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph's Catholic church, Brewer.


Eva Elizabeth Pitre:  The Escanaba Daily Press (Escanaba, MI), Sunday, 6 March 1938:  Mrs. N. J. Niks Dies Saturday.  Local Woman Succumbs Following Stroke a Week Ago.  Munising, March 5 - Mrs. N. J. Nicks, 50, passed away at 12:45 p.m. Saturday at her home on Elm avenue here.  Death followed a stroke suffered last Sunday evening.  Mrs. Niks was born, Eva Petrie, on December 31, 1887, at Orono, Maine, and resided in Munising for the past seven years.  Previous to coming to Munising, she had resided at Chillicothe, Ohio.  She was married to Mr. Niks at Detroit twenty years ago last Christmas day.  She was well known in Munising and was an active worker in the local Catholic church.  She was affiliated with the Catholic Ladies of Columbia, St. Anthony's Guild of Munising and a member of the Altar Society of the Chillicothe church she attended before coming to Munising.  The body was taken to the C. F. Beaulieu Funeral Home to be prepared for burial.  Services will be held on Monday morning at 8:30 o'clock at Sacred Heart church with Rev. Fr. O. J. LaMothe officiating.  The body will be shipped to Eau Claire, Wis., Mr. Niks' former home, and interment will be made on Wednesday morning.  Mrs. Niks is survived by her mother, Mrs. Ellen Petrie, and a sister, Mrs. Edith Sousie, both of Orono, Maine, another sister, Mrs. Theresa McNeil of Boston, Mass., and a brother, Clayton Petrie, of Munising.

- Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, WI), Monday, 7 March 1938:  Burial at Eau Claire. Munising, Mich. - Funeral services for Mrs. N. J. Niks, 50, who died here Saturday after a stroke, will be held Wednesday at Eau Claire, Wis.  Her husband formerly of Eau Claire, is general superintendent of the Munising Paper company.

Tombstone Inscription, St. Patrick's Cemetery, Eau Claire, Wisconsin:  Eva E. Niks / Dec. 31, 1890 / Mar. 5, 1938


Lewis Clayton Petrie:  Chillicothe Gazette (OH), Monday, 14 June 1971:  Louis C. Petrie, 66, of 171 E. Fifth St., died at 7:45 a.m. Sunday at Chillicothe Hospital.  Service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary's Church with the Rev. John Kepf officiating.  Burial will be in Floral Hills Memory Gardens.  Friends may call from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Helby Memorial Home where recitation of the rosary will be at 7:30.  Born on Feb. 26, 1905, at Orono, Maine, he was the son of Marcel and Mary Ellen Doucet Petrie.  On June 16, 1928 he was married to Mary Kellough who survives.  Also surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Donald W. (Mary Ellen) Barnhart, Londonderry, Mrs. Rudolph J. (Janet) Grieco, Cincinnati, and Mrs. Clyde F. (Lorene) Warth, Chillicothe, and seven grandchildren.  He was predeceased by thr

Tombstone Inscription, Floral Hills Memorial Gardens, Massieville, Ross, OH:  Louis C. / 1905 - 1971 / Mary M. / 1909 - 1980 / PETRIE




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