Pierre Augustin Pitre

1897 Bloomfield, PEI – after 1955 Hamilton, Ontario



Continuation of tree (8th child of Joseph A. Pitre/Catherine Buote); all known surname descendants:

                 9        Pierre Augustin 'Gus' Pitre  b: 1 April 1897  St. Anthony, Bloomfield, PEI; d: Aft. 1955

                                 +Rufine 'Josephine' Pitre  b: 3 July 1899  Bloomfield, PEI; m: Abt. 1920 [Francis/Marie Arseneau]; d: 18 October 1993  Hamilton, Northumberland, ONT

                            10       Pius Joseph Peters  b: 9 April 1923  Westbrook, Cumberland, ME; d: 27 April 2011  Parry Sound, ONT        

                                          +Rita Marie Richard  b: July 1929; m: 9 April 1947 [Hector Joseph/Marie Melina Doucet]; d: 24 January 2005  Hamilton, ONT

                            10       Anita Peters  b: Abt. 1927  PEI; d: 27 April 2001  Hamilton, ONT

                                          +Nelson Gallant    m: 1949

                            10       Clarence Peters  b: Abt. 1929  PEI

                            10       Edna Peters  b: Abt. 1931

                                          +Frank Peters

                            10       Mildred Philomena Peters  b: Abt. 1932

                                          +Walter Lauchlin MacDonald    m: 26 July 1952  Cathedral of Christ the King, Hamilton, ONT [Daniel L./---]

                            10       Frances Peters

                            10       Herbert Peters

                                          +Kay Gallant              

                            10       Alice Peters

                                          +George MacDonald

                            10       Dorothy Peters

                                          +David Botts    m: Bef. September 1954 [Harold/---]



Notes for Pierre Augustin Pitre:


- 1911 PEI, Duvar, Lot 5:  Joseph A. Pitre 51 (farmer), wife Catherine 52, Cyrus 22, Henry 16, Augustine 14, grandson Henry (Gaudet) 6.


- 1920/1 probably Westbrook, Cumberland, Maine


- 1931 Duvar, Bloomfield, Prince, PEI:  Augustin Pitre 34 farmer, wife Josephine 31, Pius 8, Anita 4, Clarence 1, Edna 3 months, widowed mother Catherine 73.


WWI registration/attestation record Peter Augusten Peters; born 1 Apr 1897, Duvar Road, PEI; Piusville, PEI (farmer); Mrs. Josephine Peters (wife); 14 Aug 1918, Charlottetown, PEI; 5' 4", medium complexion, grey eyes, brown hair.


Border crossings: 

- 17 Nov 1920:  Gus Peters, in at Vanceboro, ME, from Duvar, PEI, age 23, wife Jessie, to Westbrook ME, sister Caroline.

- 25 Sep 1923:  Augustine Peters, 26, was in Westbrook, ME; married to Josephine Peters, born ME, Can citizen; destined to home in O’Leary, PEI; health good; Josephine Peters, 24, last in Westbrook, ME, married to Augustine Peters, born Westbrook, ME; destined to home in O’Leary, PEI; health good; Pius Jos. Peters, 5 months, was in Westbrook, ME; born Westbrook, destined to parents Augustine Peters of O’Leary, PEI; health good


Misc:  Charlottetown Guardian (PEI), Friday, 29 April 1949:  The many friends of Gus Peters of Duvar regret to hear of his being laid up and hope for him a speedy recovery.

- Charlottetown Guardian (PEI), Saturday, 30 September 1950:  Mr. and Mrs. Tenis Peters of Howlan on Sunday evening were visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Gus Peters at Duvar.  Also present were Mrs. Peters' brother and his wife, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Peters of U.S.A. -- Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Peters who have been visiting with Mr. Peters' sister, Mr. and Mrs. Gus Peters of Duvar left on Thursday on return to their home in U.S.A.  They were accompanied back by Mr. Gus Peters who will visit in U.S.A. a while.

- Charlottetown Guardian (PEI), Friday, 24 July 1955:  Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Peters and son, who are visiting in Egmont Bay from the U.S.A., were calling at the homes of Mr. and Mrs. Tenis Peters and Mr. and Mrs. Pius Doiron on Friday, July 15.  Mr. Peters was formerly from Duvar, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Frank Peters, brother of Mrs. Gus Peters.

- Charlottetown Guardian (PEI), Monday, 15 August 1955:  Howlan - Mrs. Frank Peters of Hamilton, Ontario, arrived in Duvar at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gus Peters on Saturday night, July 30.  Mrs. Peters will also visit her in-laws and friends in Howlan before returning to Ontario. - - Gus Peters of Duvar and his daughters Mrs. Frank Peters of Hamilton, Ont. and Mrs. Nelson Gallant of Brocton were in Howlan on Monday night, August 1.

- Charlottetown Guardian (PEI), Friday, 27 April 1956:  Howlan - Mr. and Mrs. Gus Peters of Duvar left by train on April11, for Hamilton, Ontario where they plan to spend an indefinite period of time with members of their family who have settled there.



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- New Brunswick marriages in RED also from Vital Statistics Records (online)


Last updated:  8 August 2021.