Peter Benjamin Pitre

1883 Charlottetown, PEI after 1918 Boston, MA



Continuation of tree (2nd child of Louis Pitre/Adele Pineau); all known surname descendants:

              8          Peter Benjamin Pitre  b: 7 July 1883  Charlottetown, PEI; d: Bet. September 1918-1930

                                  +Angelina Josephine Trainor  b: 20 October 1884  Nova Scotia; m: 18 February 1906  Boston, Suffolk, MA [John J./Bridget Mitchell]; d: 10 December 1964  Marshfield, Plymouth, MA

                            9            Claude Arthur Peters  b: 17 February 1906  Boston, Suffolk, MA; d: 7 January 1962  Boston, Suffolk, MA

                                            +Marion M. MacLennan  b: 25 March 1902  Montreal Quebec; m: Abt. 1928; d: 8 June 1963  Elmhurst, Queens, NY

                            9            William Thomas Peters  b: 23 January 1908  Charlottetown, PEI; d: 29 December 1981  Milton, Norfolk, MA

                                            +Catherine M. Fitzgerald  b: Abt. 1910  Massachusetts; m: Abt. 1935; d: 2 February 1969  Quincy, Norfolk, MA

                            9            George Benjamin Peters  b: 1 June 1910  Charlottetown, PEI; d: 17 December 1983  Dorchester, Suffolk, MA

                                            +Grace B. Murphy  b: 12 February 1910  Massachusetts; m: Abt. 1943; d: 16 February 1993  Dorchester, Suffolk, MA

                            9            Mary M. Peters  b: Abt. 1912  New Hampshire; d: Aft. October 1997  Florida

                                            +Joseph W. Williams  b: Abt. 1912  Indiana; m: Abt. 1932; d: Aft. 1950

                            9            Harold Christopher Peters  b: 12 October 1914  Worcester, Worcester, MA; d: 4 October 1997  Brighton, Suffolk, MA

                                            +Dorothy Marie Walsh  b: 1922  Boston, Suffolk, MA; m: June 1942  Holy Cross Cathedral, Boston, Suffolk, MA [Charles John/Mary Ann Anderson]; d: 26 February 1961  Boston, Suffolk, MA

                            9            Leo Joseph Peters  b: 17 February 1917  Boston, Suffolk, MA; d: 15 December 1968  Wollaston, Norfolk, MA

                                            +Eleanor R. Cahill  b: 18 December 1920  Lowell, Middlesex, MA; m: Abt. 1941 [James F./Ellen R. Lynch]; d: 4 December 1995  Quincy, Norfolk, MA



Notes for Peter Benjamin Pitre:


- 1910/1911


- 1920 Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts:  (married) Lena Peters 37 (storekeeper/store), Claude 13, William 11, George 9, Mary 6, Harold 4 years 11 months, Leo 2 years 11 months.  [125 Cabot Street]

- 1930 Boston, Suffolk, MA:  Widow Lena Peters 47, William 21 (truck driver/laundry), George B. 19 (mail clerk/mail order), Mary M. 17, Harold 15, Leo 13.  [84 E. Newton Street]

- 1940 Boston, Suffolk, MA:  Angeline J. Peters 56, George B. 29 proprietor/retail grocery, Harold C. 25 laborer/street construction, Leo J. 23 steward/hotel; 3 lodgers.  [12 Dartmouth Place]

- 1950 Marshfield, Plymouth, MA:  Jos. W. Williams 37 (IN) mech. Helper/garage, wife Mary M. 37 (NH), Robert T. 16, Arthur 11, Richard E. 9, Leo 8, Lorraine 5, widowed mother-in-law Angeline J. Peters 67.

- 1 Aug 1910: MA Naturalization records:  Benjamin Peters, age 27, painter, 5'10", wt. 156 lbs., dark complexion, dark brown hair, brown eyes; b. Rustico, PEI 7 Jul 1883; now reside 35 Codman Pk, Boston; emigrated from Pt. Duchene Canada by rail; last residence Charlottetown, PEI; arrived at Boston thru border point of Vanceboro ME on 4 Apr 1910

WWI registration records:  Peter Benjamin Peters; res. 10 Rutland, Boston, MA; age 35; born 7 July 1883 Canada; salesman (Periodical Publication Assn); contact wife Angelina J. Peters; tall height, medium build, dark brown eyes & black hair; 12 Sep 1918 Manchester, NH.


Notes for Angelina Josephine Trainor:

Obituary:  Boston Globe (MA), Friday, 11 December 1964:  Marshfield - A high Mass of requiem for Mrs. Angelina (Trainor) Peters, 81, 112 Summer st., who died Thursday after a long illness, will be celebrated in St. Christine's Church, Marshfield Hills, at 10 a.m. Saturday.  Burial will be in Marshfield Hills Cemetery.  Mrs. Peters, a native of Nova Scotia, lived in Boston for many years before moving here 18 years ago.  She was the widow of the late Benjamin Peters of Marshfield.  She is survived by four sons, William T. and George B. Peters, both of Dorchester, Harold C. Peters of Brighton and Leo J. Peters of Wollaston; a daughter, Mrs. Mary M. Williams of Marshfield, and a sister, Mary E. Trainor of Boston.


Obituaries for the children:

Claude Arthur Peters:  Boston Herald (MA), Tuesday, 9 January 1962:  In Boston, January 7, Claude A. Peters, of 133 Peterboro St., beloved husband of Marion M. Peters (nee MacLennan), father of Edith Gillespie, son of Angelina Peters (nee Trainor), and the late Benjamin Peters, brother of Mrs. Mary Williams, William, George, Harold and Leo Peters.  Funeral from the J.J. Good and Sons Funeral Home, 336 Dudley St., Roxbury, Wednesday, January 10, at 8 a.m.  Solemn High Mass at St. Cecelia's Church at 9 o'clock.  Relatives and friends invited to attend.  Visiting hours Monday 7-10 and Tuesday 2-5 and 7-10.  Late member of Boston Typographical Union #13.


William Thomas Peters:  Boston Globe (MA), Wednesday, 30 December 1981:  Peters - William T., of Milton, December 29, 1981, formerly of Quincy, husband of the late Catherine M. (Fitzgerald), father of William J. of Quincy, Ethel Eklund of Darthmouth, Kathleen DesChenes of Quincy, John E. of Plymouth and Robert A. of Milton.  Brother of Mary Williams & Harold Peters both of Florida, and George Peters of Dorchester.  Also survived by 12 grandchildren, & 2 great-grandchildren.  relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the Funeral from the Keohane Funeral Home, 785 Hancock St., Wollaston, Thursday at 9:15.  Funeral Mass in St. Agatha's Church at 10 a.m.  Visiting hours Wednesday, 2-4, 7-9.


George Benjamin Peters:  Boston Globe (MA), Monday, 19 December 1983:  Peters - Of Dorchester, December 17, 1983, George B., husband of Grace (Murphy).  Father of Patricia Peters of Dorchester and Anne Feeley of Stoughton.  Brother of Harold Peters and Mary Williams of Florida and the late Claude, William and Leo Peters.  Also survived by one grandson, Brian Feeley.  Funeral from the McHoul Funeral Home, 354 Adams St. (at Neponset Ave.) Dorchester, Wednesday at 8:15 a.m.  Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Mark's Church at 9 o'clock.  Visiting hours Monday 7-9 and Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9.  Late Veteran WWII.


Harold Christopher Peters:  Boston Globe (MA), Monday, 6 October 1997:  Peters - Harold C. of Brighton, October 4, 1997.  Beloved husband of the late Dorothy (Walsh) Peters.  Father of Gloria Sullivan of Brighton, Harold T. Peters of South Boston, John A. Peters of Portsmouth, N.H.  Brother of Mary Williams of Florida.  Also survived by 6 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.  Funeral from the Sullivan Funeral Home, 35 Henshaw Street (behind police station), Brighton, Tuesday at 8:15 a.m.  Funeral Mass in Saint Columbkille Church, Market Street, Brighton at 9 a.m.  Visiting hours Monday, 2-4 & 7-9 p.m.  Interment Mt. Hope Cemetery, Boston.  Veteran WWII.


Leo Joseph Peters: Boston Globe (MA), Monday, 16 December 1968:  Peters - Leo Joseph of Wollaston, Dec. 15, 1968.  Beloved husband of Eleanor (Cahill) of 294 Fenno St.  Father of Thomas of Delaware and James and Eleanor of the home address.  Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral from the Keohane Funeral Home, 785 Hancock St., Wollaston, Tuesday at 8:15 a.m.  High Mass of Requiem at St. Anns Church at 9 a.m.  Visiting hours Monday 2-4 and 7-10.




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