Peter Daniel Peters

1869 Rollo Bay, PEI – 1952 Rollo Bay, PEI



Continuation of tree (1st child of John Peters/Matilda 'Domatilla' Burke); all known surname descendants:

               8        Peter Daniel Peters  b: 29 June 1869  St. Alexis, Rollo Bay, PEI; d: 8 January 1952  Rollo Bay, PEI 

                                 +Mary Agnes McPhee  b: 7 April 1879  St. Alexis, Rollo Bay, PEI; m: 16 January 1900  St. Alexis, Rollo Bay, PEI [John/Ann Chiasson]; d: 11 March 1950  Rollo Bay, PEI    

                           9          Joseph Leander Peters  b: 15 December 1900  St. Alexis, Rollo Bay, PEI; d: 13 September 1987  Melrose, Middlesex, MA

                                         +Mary Gertrude Phalen  b: 20 September 1906  Bridgeport, Cape Breton, NS; m: 18 August 1935  Sacred Heart, Newton, Middlesex, MA [Edward/Mary Ann Gallivan]; d: 17 March 1990  Melrose, Middlesex, MA  

                           9          Robert Elmer Peters  b: 24 July 1902  Rollo Bay, PEI; d: 27 February 1971                 

                           9          John Daniel Peters  b: 19 September 1903  Rollo Bay, PEI; d: 16 January 1952  Chelsea, Suffolk, MA

                                         +Helena Gertrude McLennon  b: 4 September 1909  Indian River, PEI; m: 10 February 1929  Boston, Suffolk, MA [John/Angelina Morrison] (divorced); d: Aft. October 1944

                                       *2nd Wife of John Daniel Peters:

                                         +Mary Concannon  b: 30 April 1909  Boston, Suffolk, MA; m: Bet. 1940-1950 [Thomas/Annie Lyons]; d: 17 January 1990  Norwood, Norfolk, MA

                           9          Sarah Matilda Peters  b: 13 August 1905  Rollo Bay, PEI; d: Abt. November 1905  Rollo Bay, PEI

                           9          Francis Everette Peters  b: 1 October 1906  Rollo Bay, PEI; d: 24 December 1967  Toronto, ONT

                                         +Laura Josephine McCormick  b: 8 March 1905; m: 25 June 1929  Rollo Bay, PEI [Charles/---- MacDonald]; d: 9 March 2001  Toronto, ONT

                           9          Anne Matilda Peters  b: 8 February 1908  Rollo Bay, PEI; d: 15 December 1990  Charlottetown, PEI

                                         +John Harold MacEwen  b: 9 December 1908  Souris, PEI; m: 10 January 1933  Norwood, Norfolk, MA [Wallace/Catherine Morrison]; d: 21 September 1945  Boston, Suffolk, MA

                           9          Mary Agnes Peters  b: 22 March 1910  Rollo Bay, PEI; d: 25 February 1984                

                                         +Joseph Leslie  b: 8 March; m: 25 September 1940  Halifax, NS [Freeman/Florence Larkin]

                           9          Sarah Adele Peters  b: 7 March 1912  Rollo Bay, PEI; d: 22 July 1988  Souris, PEI 

                                         +Vernon Frasier  b: 18 May 1913; m: 8 September 1943  Rollo Bay, PEI [Austin/Maude Moar]; d: 20 March 1967

                           9          Louise Evangeline Peters  b: 21 September 1914  Rollo Bay, PEI; d: 9 August 2007  Charlottetown, PEI

                                         +Richard Brown  b: 5 August 1910  Charlottetown, PEI; m: 29 June 1946  Charlottetown, PEI [Byron/Ethel Blanchard]; d: 29 January 1981

                           9          Peter Alphonsus Peters  b: 5 January 1919  Rollo Bay, PEI; d: 21 April 1995  Souris, PEI         

                                         +Nellie McDonald    m: Abt. 1941 [John/-----] 

                                       *2nd Wife of Peter Alphonsus Peters:                                                   

                                         +Josephine McDonald  b: 23 March 1919  North Lake, PEI; m: 16 November 1949  St. Columbia, East Point [Charles/Irene MacDonald]; d: 8 May 1998  Souris, PEI



Notes for Peter Daniel Peters:


- 1901 PEI, Lot 44H1:  John Peters 57, wife Matilda 56, Agnes Gaudet 16; son Peter D. 31, wife Mary A. 21, Joseph L. 3 months,

- 1911 PEI, Lot 44 Rollo Bay East:  Peter Peters 42 (farmer), wife Mary A. 32, Joseph L. 11, Robert E. 9, John D. 8, Francis E. 5, Annie M. 4, Mary A. 1; parents John 69, wife Matilda 69.


- 1921 PEI, Rollo Bay Chapel (Lot 44):  Peter Daniel Peters 52 farmer, wife Mary Agnes 42, Leander 20, Elmer 18 laborer, John Daniel 17 teacher, Francis 14, Anne 13, Mary Agnes 11, Sarah 9, Louise 6, Peter Alphonsus 2, widowed mother Matilda 79.


- 1931 Rollo Bay, Rollo Bay Chapel, Kings, PEI:  Peter D. Peters 62 farmer, wife Mary 62, Mary A. 20 book keeper/general store, Sarah A. 19, Louise 17, Alphonsus 12.  Also in Rollo Bay:  Elmer Peters 28 farmer.

Obituaries for the children:
Joseph Leander Peters: 
Mercury-Melrose Evening News (MA), Tuesday, 15 September 1987:  Joseph L. Peters died after a lengthy illness at Melrose-Wakefield Hospital in Melrose on Sunday, September 13.  He was 86.  Born in Prince Edward Island, Canada, and a Melrose resident for 50 years, Mr. Peters was a truck driver for Friend Brothers, Kiley's, and Stop & Shop companies until his retirement in 1965.  He was a member of St. Mary's Church, and St. Mary's Holy Name Society.  Mr. Peters is survived by his wife, Mary (Phalen) Peters; a son, Leo F. Peters of Melrose; three sisters, Anne MacEwen, Sarah Fraser, and Louise Brown, all of Canada; a brother, Alphonsus Peters of Canada; and four granddaughters, Elizabeth, Susan, Carolyn, and Jennifer Peters.  The funeral, from the Gately Funeral Home, 79 West Foster St., Melrose, will be on Wednesday, September 16 at 9:15 a.m. followed by a funeral mass in St. Mary's Church at 10 a.m.  The interment will be in Wyoming Cemetery, Melrose.


John Daniel Peters:  Boston Globe (MA), Friday, 18 January 1952:  Peters - In Chelsea, Jan. 16, John D., beloved husband of Mary (Concannon), father of John D. Jr. and Richard J. Peters, brother of Lee Peters of Melrose, three brothers and four sisters of Prince Edward Island.  Funeral from his late residence, 11 Hillside av., Saturday, Jan. 19, at 8 a.m.  Solemn High Funeral Mass in St. Rose's Church at 9 a.m.  Relatives and friends most kindly invited.  Prince Edward Island papers please copy.


Louise Evangeline Peters:  HCC Funeral Homes (PEI)  Peacefully, surrounded by family, at Whisperwood Villa on Thursday, August 9th, 2007 of Mrs. Louise E. Brown (nee Peters), the last surviving member of the late Peter and Mary (MacPhee) Peters family, formerly of Parkdale, in her 93rd year.  Dear mother of Mary Lou Turner of Charlottetown, Michael of Guelph, Ontario, Judy (James) Cain of Michigan, USA, Cathy (Bill) Blanchard of Stratford and David (Penny) of Ottawa, Ontario.  Loving grandmother of 12 grandchildren, Mark (Tara) Turner, Lori (James) Whitman, Alyson Brown, Kimberlee Brown, Shari (Dan) Lichterman, Kelly (Andrey) Kryukov, Michael Cain (Shawna Romain), Shawn (Angela) Blanchard, Michelle Blanchard, Nicholas Blanchard, Margaret Brown and Matthew Brown; and 8 great-grandchildren.  She was predeceased by her husband, Richard, and daughter-in-law, Lynn Brown.  Resting at the Hennessey Funeral Home until 9:45 Monday morning, then transferred to St. Pius X Church for funeral mass at 10 a.m.  Interment to follow in the family plot at The Roman Catholic Cemetery.  Members of St. Pius X Church C.W.L. will hold a prayer service at the funeral home on Sunday evening at 6:20 p.m.  If so desired, memorial donations in Louise’s memory may be made to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Foundation or a charity of choice.  Visiting hours at the funeral home on Sunday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m.  Members of Branch No. 1 of The Royal Canadian Legion will gather at the funeral home on Sunday evening at 6:45 to hold a veteran’s tribute service for their late comrade.


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Last updated:  9 September 2021.