Napoleon Pitre

1871 Clarence Creek, Ontario 1943 Hawkesbury, Ontario



Continuation of tree (11th child of Eusebe Pitre/Angele Basinet); all known surname descendants:

                    8          Napoleon Pitre  b: 7 December 1871  Clarence Creek, Russell, ONT; d: 14 February 1943  St. Alphonse de Ligouri, Hawkesbury, Prescott, ONT 

                                   +Rose Alba Labelle  b: 21 April 1872  Buckingham, Quebec; m: 15 May 1894  St. Gregoire de Nazaire de Papineau, Buckingham, Quebec [Celestin/Rose De Lima Girouard]; d: 10 February 1930  Hawkesbury, Prescott, ONT

                            9          'Lucien' Napoleon B. Peters  b: 6 April 1895  Brattleboro, Windham, VT; d: July 1972  Downers Grove, Du Page, IL

                                          + Margaret C. Haas  b: 24 December 1899  Chicago, Cook, IL; m: Abt. 1927 [Thomas /Agnes Lutz]; d: 23 November 1991  Payson, Gila, AZ

                            9          'Claude Adeoda' Joseph A. Peters  b: 26 September 1896  Brattleboro, Windham, VT; d: 2 November 1957  Ottawa, Carleton, ONT

                                          + Gracia Boivin  b: January 1899  Casselman, ONT; m: 11 July 1922  Ste. Anne, Ottawa, ONT [Gilbert/Adelia Durocher]; d: 15 January 1989  Orleans, Ottawa, Carleton, ONT

                            9          Joseph Antonio Zenophile Pitre  b: 20 January 1898  Masson, Notre Dame des Neiges, Papineau, Quebec; d: 9 August 1962  Hawkesbury, Prescott, ONT

                                          +Marie Agathe Rose Aimee Caron  b: 5 February 1903  St. Francois Xavier, Grande Vallee, Gaspe Nord, Quebec; m: 11 October 1933  Ste. Marthe, Riviere a la Martre, Gaspe, Quebec [Telesphore/Delphine Fournier]; d: 6 July 1936  Hawkesbury, Prescott, ONT

                                        *2nd Wife of Joseph Antonio Zenophile Pitre:

                                          +Lucia Paquette  b: Abt. 1895; m: unknown; d: 15 February 1984  Buckingham, Ottawa, ONT

                            9          Marie Clothilde Anselmina Pitre  b: 24 January 1900  St. Alphonse de Ligouri, Hawkesbury, Prescott, ONT; d: 1953  Ottawa, Carleton, ONT

                            9          Marie Alexina Armandine Pitre  b: 15 September 1901  St. Alphonse de Ligouri, Hawkesbury, Prescott, ONT; d: Aft. 1921

                            9          Joseph Charles Paul Emile Pitre  b: 22 May 1903  St. Alphonse de Ligouri, Hawkesbury, Prescott, ONT; d: 5 March 1963  Eastview, Ottawa, ONT

                                          + Nellie Marguerite Davidson  b: 1904; m: 15 March 1930  Notre Dame, Ottawa, ONT [James/Elizabeth Guinette]; d: 17 December 1979  Ottawa, Ottawa, ONT

                            9          Marie Leontine Emma Pitre  b: 18 February 1905  St. Alphonse de Ligouri, Hawkesbury, Prescott, ONT; d: Aft. October 1936

                            9          Marie Eglantine Yvonne Pitre  b: 28 October 1906  Hawkesbury, Prescott, ONT; d: 13 June 1979

                                          +Alphonse Rethier  b: Abt. 1897; m: 30 June 1936 [Alphonse/Felicite Lachaiene]; d: 18 August 1985  Ottawa, ONT

                            9          Joseph Armand Raoul Pitre  b: 24 July 1908  St. Alphonse de Ligouri, Hawkesbury, Prescott, ONT; d: 12 November 1971  Ottawa, Ottawa, ONT

                                          + Marie Anne Blanche Laura Menard  b: 31 May 1911  St. Alphonse de Ligouri, Hawkesbury, Prescott, ONT; m: 12 September 1933  St. Alphonse de Ligouri, Hawkesbury, Prescott, ONT [Remi/Amanda Pilon]; d: 14 January 1997  Ottawa, ONT

                            9          Marie Clare Pitre  b: 21 April 1910  St. Alphonse de Ligouri, Hawkesbury, Prescott, ONT; b: 22 April 1910  St. Alphonse de Ligouri, Hawkesbury, Prescott, ONT

                            9          Joseph Arthur Adrien Pitre  b: 8 June 1911  St. Alphonse de Ligouri, Hawkesbury, Prescott, ONT; d: 1969  Buckingham, Quebec

                                          + Jeannette Carriere  b: 1911; m: 4 July 1940  Timmins, ONT; d: 1993  Buckingham, Quebec

                            9          Marie Regina Noella Eleonard Albertine Pitre  b: 20 May 1913  St. Alphonse de Ligouri, Hawkesbury, Prescott, ONT; d: 25 February 1993  Deerfield Beach, Broward, FL

                                          +Joseph David Edmond Chauvin  b: 10 August 1916; m: 5 August 1941  Hawkesbury, Prescott, ONT [Adonias/Marie de Blais]; d: 6 April 2007  Pain Court, ONT

                            9          Joseph Henri Alfred Pitre  b: 17 February 1915  St. Alphonse de Ligouri, Hawkesbury, Prescott, ONT; d: 15 March 1917  St. Alphonse de Ligouri, Hawkesbury, Prescott, ONT

                            9          Marie Eulalie Rose de Lima Aline Pitre  b: 30 August 1917  St. Alphonse de Ligouri, Hawkesbury, Prescott, ONT; d: 13 February 1976  Hawkesbury, Prescott, ONT



Notes for Napoleon Pitre:


- 1891 Buckingham, Ottawa, Quebec:  Napoleon Petre 19 (tinsmith), twin brother Gedion Petre 19 (tinsmith).


- 1901 Hawkesbury, Prescott, Ontario:  Napolian Pitre 29, wife Rosalba 28, Lusien 5, Clode 4, Zenafild 3, Clotide 1.


- 1911 Hawkesbury, Prescott, ONT:  Napoleon Petre 39 (farmer), wife Rose 39, Lucien 16, Claude 14, Zenaphile 13, Clothilde 11, Armandine 9, Charles 8, Leontine 6, Yvonne 4, Armand 3, Claire 1, Adrien 1 month.


- 1921 Hawkesbury, Prescott, ONT:  Napoleon Pitre 49, wife Rosealba 49, Claude 24, Zenophile 23, Clothilde 21, Armandine 19, Charles 18, Leontine 16, Evone 14, Armand 12, Adrien 9, Albertine 8, Marie E. 3.


Tombstone Inscriptions:  St. Alphonse de Ligouri Cemetery, Hawksbury:  A la memoire de / Napoleon Pitre / 1871 - 1943 / son epouse / Rose Labelle / 1873 - 1930 / PITRE


Obituaries for the children:

Claude Adeoda PitreOttawa Citizen, Monday, 4 November 1957:  Claude Pitre, 161 Montford Street, Eastview, died Saturday in hospital after a lengthy illness.  He was 61.  A Royal Canadian Engineers veteran of the First World War, he was born in Brattleboro, New York, son of the late Napoleon Pitre and the former Rose Labelle.  A plumber-contractor by trade, he retired a year ago.  He lived in Eastview for the past four years and prior to that resided in Timmins and Hawkesbury.  He married the former Gracia Boivin in 1922.  He attended Notre Dame Du St. Esprit Church in Eastview and was a member of the Timmins council, Knights of Columbus.  Left is his wife, two sons, Jean-Jacques of Ottawa and Fernand of Cornwall; three daughters, Mrs. Jean-Paul (Marcelle) Lepage of St. Rose de Lima, Mrs. Dunstan (Therese) Mullaly of Ottawa and Rev. Sister Ste. Francoise Cabrini (Francoise) of the Grey Nuns of the Cross, Ottawa; five brothers, Lucien of Chicago, Zenophille and Armand of Hawkesbury, Charles of Eastview and Adrien of Buckingham, Quebec; five sisters, Miss Leontine Pitre of Montreal, Rev. Sister Marie-Lucien of the Grey Nuns of the Cross, Ottawa, Mrs. Alphonse Rethier of Gatineau, Mrs. Edmond Chauvin of Paincourt and Mrs. Olivier Charbonneau of Hawkesbury.  The body is at Racine and Robert Ltd.  The funeral will be held Tuesday with requiem high mass at Notre Dame du St. Esprit Church at 7:30 a.m.  Interment will follow in Notre Dame Cemetery.

Tombstone Inscription:  Notre Dame Cemetery, Carleton:  PITRE / Gilbert Boivin / 1867 - 1937 / epoux de / Adelia Durocher / 1872 - 1961 / Claude Pitre / 1896 - 1957 / epoux de / Gracia Boivin / 1899 - 1989 / Jean Jacques Pitre  / 1923 - 1979


Zenophile Pitre:  The Ottawa Journal, Saturday, 11 August 1962:  In hospital at Hawkesbury on Thursday, August 9, 1962, Zenophile Pitre, beloved husband of the late Rose Aime Caron and Lucia Pauquette, dear father of Jean Pitre, high school teacher at Plantagenet.  Resting Noel Funeral Home, 416 McGill, Hawkesbury.  Services Monday, August 13, at 9:45 to Alphonse de Liguori Church for Requiem Mass at 10 a.m. Interment local cemetery.

Tombstone Inscription:  St. Alphonse de Ligouri Cemetery, Hawkesbury:  Rose Aimee Caron / 1903 - 1936 / son epoux / Zenophile Pitre / 1898 - 1962


Marie Clothilde Anselmina Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription:  St. Alphonse de Ligouri Cemetery, Hawkesbury:  Clothilde / 1900 - 1953


Joseph Charles Paul Emile Pitre:  Ottawa Citizen, Wednesday, 6 March 1963:  Pitre, Charles-Emile - On Tuesday, March 5, 1963, at his home 209 St. Anne Street, Eastview, Charles-Emile Pitre, beloved husband of Nellie Davidson, dear father of Laurent, Normand, Lucien, Sister Charles de Notre-Dame (Huguette), F.D.L.S., Mrs. Robert Poulin (Jeannine) and Sister Lorraine, F.D.L.S., brother of Lucien, Armand, Adrien, Leontine, Mrs. Alphonse Rethier (Yvonne), Mrs. Edmond Chauvin, (Albertine), Mrs. Olivier Charbonneau, (Marie) and Sister Marie-Lucien, S.G.C., age 59 years.  Resting at Racine and Robert Limited, 300 Olmstead Street, Eastview.  Funeral Saturday to Notre Dame de Lourdes Church for Requiem High Mass at 9 a.m.  Interment Notre Dame, Ottawa.

Tombstone Inscription, Notre Dame Cemetery, Carleton: PITRE / a la douce memoire de / Charles Emile Pitre / 1903 - 1963 / epoux de / Nellie Davidson / 1904 - 1979 / Laurent Pitre, 29 Janv. 1931 - 21 Nov. 2009 / Huguette Pitre, 4 Fev. 1934 - 15 Dec. 2013


Joseph Armand Raoul Pitre:  The Ottawa Citizen (Ottawa, ON), Saturday, 13 November 1971:  Armand Raoul Pitre.  On November 12th, 1971, age 63 years, of 146 Barrette Street.  Dear husband of Blanche Menard, dear father of Gilles of Mont Bleu; Mrs. Terry Hayes (Suzanne) Ottawa; Misses Claudette, Denise, Francoise, Diane; dear brother of Lucien of Chicago; Mrs. Alphonse Rethier (Yvonne) Gatineau; Sister Marie Lucien S.C.O. of Moonbeam; Mrs. Edmund Chauvin (Berthe) of Pincourt; Mrs. Marie Charbonneau of Hawkesbury; Miss Leontine Pitre.  Also 3 grandchildren.  Resting at Racine, Robert and Gauthier Funeral Home, Vanier.  Funeral Monday, November 15 to Saint Charles, Vanier, at 10 a.m.

Tombstone Inscription, Notre Dame Cemetery, Carleton:  PITRE / Armand Raoul / 1908 - 1971 / Blanche Menard / 1911 - 1997 / Gilles / 1945 - 2012 / Aimez Vous


Marie Regina Noella Eleonard Albertine Pitre:  The Windsor Star (Windsor, ON), Saturday, 27 February 1993:  Chauvin - Mrs. Albertine Marie Chauvin of Pain Court, Ontario died in Deerfield Beach, Florida on Thursday, February 25, 1993 at age 79 years.  Daughter of the late Napoleon Pitre and Rose (LaBelle) Pitre.  Albertine was born in Hawkesbury, Ontario.  She was a retired school teacher.  She was also a member of Le Club de L'Amitie and The Ladies of Ste. Anne Society of Pain Court.  Surviving are her husband Edmond Chauvin; five daughters, Michele and her husband Jules Bourdon of Chapais, Quebec; Louise and her husband Paul Bard of Orleans, Ontario; Rachele and her husband James Murdoch of Kingston; Nicole and her husband John King of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and Joceline Chauvin of Kingston.  Three sons, Hubert Chauvin and his wife Esperanza of Orleans, Ontario; John Pierre Chauvin and his wife Linda of Manitowadge, Ontario and Gilles Chauvin and his wife Brenda of London.  Also surviving are 20 grandchildren.  Mrs. Chauvin was the last member of her family, being predeceased by 11 brothers and sisters.  Resting at the Hinnegan-Peseski Funeral Home, Chatham from 7-9 p.m. on Saturday and on Sunday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m.  The funeral mass will be celebrated in Immaculate Conception Church in Pain Court on Monday at 10 a.m.  Parish prayers Sunday at 7:30 p.m.  Members of The Ladies of Ste. Anne and Le Club de L'Amitie will hold a prayer service at the funeral home on Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m.  Interment will be in the church cemetery in Pain Court.

Tombstone Inscription, Immaculate Conception, Pain Court, Dover, Kent, ONT:  CHAUVIN / Albertine (Pitre) / nee le 20 mai 1913 / decedee le 25 fevrier 1993 / maries / le 5 aout / 1941 / Edmond Joseph / ne le 10 aout 1916 / decede le 6 avril 2007



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Last updated:  15 March 2021.