Pacifique Joseph 'Paul' Pitre

1876 Matapedia, Quebec 1959 Tyngsboro, Massachusetts



Continuation of tree (1st child of Jerome Pitre/Justine 'Isabella' Pitre); all known surname descendants:

               9           Pacifique Joseph 'Paul' Pitre  b: 4 September 1876  St. Alexis, Matapedia, Quebec; d: 11 May 1959 Tyngsboro, Middlesex, MA

                                    + Alberta Thibeault  b: 13 May 1881  Campbellton, Restigouche, NB; m: 1 August 1899  Campbellton, Restigouche, NB [Germain Dube dit Thibault/Caroline Roussel]; d: 29 April 1974  Tyngsboro, Middlesex, MA

                           10          Albert Peters  b: 1901  Lowell, Middlesex, MA; d: 26 September 1901  Lowell, Middlesex, MA

                           10          Mary Alphonsine Pitre  b: 20 September 1902  Campbellton, Restigouche, NB; d: 18 October 1905  Tupper Lake, Franklin, NY

                           10          Caroline 'Carrie' M. Peters  b: 12 September 1904  Tupper Lake, Franklin, NY; d: 30 September 1993  Worcester, Worcester, MA

                                             +John Barrette Lequesne  b: 30 July 1890  Jersey Island, England; m: Abt. 1922 [John/Emelie ---]; d: 15 November 1957

                           10          Joseph Alphonse Ernest Peters  b: 1 January 1907  Tewksbury, Middlesex, MA; d: 31 May 1991  Blackstone, Worcester, MA

                                             +Irene Plante b: 25 February 1911  St. Roberts, Canada; m: Abt. 1936 [Adelard/Emma Dauphinais]; d: 18 May 1977  Northbridge, MA

                                11                Pauline Peters  b: Abt. 1937  Rhode Island; d: Aft. 1940

                           10          Mary Louise Catherine Peters  b: 16 August 1908  Tyngsboro, Middlesex, MA; d: 10 October 2007  Lowell, Middlesex, MA

                                             +Allan Charles Foote  b: 20 February 1908  Lowell, Middlesex, MA; m: 30 August 1930  Lowell, Middlesex, MA [Albert K./Sarah E. Welsh]; d: 17 September 1978  Lowell, Middlesex, MA

                           10          Joseph Alphonse Arthur Peters  b: 21 August 1910  Tyngsboro, Middlesex, MA; d: 25 October 1989  Winsted, Litchfield, CT

                                             +Marie Claire Georgianna Vermette  b: 22 April 1909  Armagh, St. Cajetan, Bellechasse, Quebec; m: 26 December 1940  Uxbridge, Worcester, MA [Philippe/Ledia Lantagne]; d: 12 September 1995  Winsted, Litchfield, CT

                           10          Joseph Alphonse Harold Peters  b: 10 October 1914  Tyngsboro, Middlesex, MA; d: 26 July 1988  Tyngsboro, Middlesex, MA

                                            +Margaret Mair Wells  b: 15 June 1913  Scotland; m: 13 April 1947  Tyngsboro, Middlesex, MA; d: 3 May 1999  Lowell, Middlesex, MA

                           10          Edgar Joseph Alphonse Peters  b: 28 February 1918  Tyngsboro, Middlesex, MA; d: 17 April 1943  Linwood, Worcester, MA

                                            +Emily Elizabeth Phelps  b: 9 January 1921; m: Abt. 1940 

                           10          Irene Louise Peters  b: 20 August 1924  Tyngsboro, Middlesex, MA; d: 29 July 2010  Lowell, Middlesex, MA

                                            +Alfred Perry    m: 3 November 1942  Lowell, Middlesex, MA (divorced)

                                          *2nd Husband of Irene L. Peters:

                                            +John William Blasangame  b: 29 January 1929  Sandy Spring, Montgomery, MD; m: 15 October 1949  Arlington, Arlinton, VA [Paul/Elizabeth Edwards]; d: 28 April 1961  Arlington, Arlington, VA       



Notes for Pacifique Joseph 'Paul' Pitre:


- 1900/1901


- 1910 Tyngsboro, Middlesex, MA:  Paul Peters 33 (stone quarry/derrick man), wife of 10 years Alberta 28 (3 of 5 children still living), Carrie 5, Ernest 3, Louise 1.


- 1920 Tyngsboro, Middlesex, MA:  Paul Peters 43 (towel factory/fireman), wife Alberta T. 37, Carrie M. 15 (woolen mill/d-ffer), Ernest J. 13, Louise A. 11, Arthur A. 9, Harold J. 5, Edgar J. 1 year 10 months.


- 1930 Tyngsboro, Middlesex, MA:  Paul Peters 53 (fireman), wife Alberta M. 45, Ernest J. 23, Louise M. 21, Arthur 19, Harold J. 15, Edgar J. 12, Irene L. 5.


- 1940 Tyngsborough, Middlesex, MA:  Paul J. Peters 63 [$850 house value] laborer/moth project, wife Alberta H. 58, Irene 15.

- 1950 Tyngsborough, Middlesex, MA:  Paul Peters 73, wife Albertha 6.

WWI registration record:  Paul Peters, age 42, b. 4 Sep 1876, fireman, rel: Alberta Peters; tall height/medium build; brown eyes & black hair; 12 Sep 1918 Tewksbury, MA


- 27 July 1955, Lowell Sun:  Next Monday, August 1, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Peters of Tyngs road will celebrate their 56th wedding anniversary.  The Peters have six children, 14 grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.  A quiet family party will be held at their home.


- 29 July 1955, Lowell Sun:  Paul Peters of Tyngs road was pleasantly surprised recently with a visit from his brother, Henry Peters of Glens Falls, N.Y.  The two brothers had not seen each other in over 41 years.


Tombstone Inscriptions, St. Joseph Cemetery, Chelmsford:  Paul J. / 1876 - 1959 / Alberta / 1882 - 1974 / PETERS


Notes for Alberta Thibeault:

Obituary:  The Lowell Sun (Lowell, MA), Tuesday, 30 April 1974:  Mrs. Peters...St. John's, No. Chemsford.  Tyngsboro - Mrs. Alberta M. (Thibeault) Peters, a resident of Tyngsboro for over three quarters of a century, died yesterday at a local nursing home.  Born in Campbellton, New Brunswick, Canada, a daughter of the late Germain and the late Caroline (Russell) Thibeault, she came to this area when a young woman with her husband the late Paul M. Peters, who died in 1959.  Mrs. Peters resided at Tyngs Road and was an attendant of St. John's the Evangelist church North Chelmsford, and had been a former member of the parish Blessed Virgin Sodality.  She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Johns (Irene) Blasangame, of Arlington, Va.; Mrs. Louise Foote of Lowell and Mrs. Carol LeQuesne of Attleboro; three sons, Ernest Peters of Blackstone, Arthur J. Peters of Winsted, Conn.; and Harold Peters of Tyngsboro; 12 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren.


Obituaries for the children:

Caroline 'Carrie' M. Peters:  Worcester Telegram & Gazette (MA), Friday, 1 October 1993:  Northbridge - Caroline M. (Peters) LeQuesne, 89, formerly of 12 Lake Terrace, Whitinsville, died yesterday in Wayside Nursing and Rehabilitation Home, Worcester.  Her husband, John B. LeQuesne, died in 1957.  She leaves a son, Arthur J. LeQuesne of Prescott Valley, Ariz.; two sisters, Louise Foote of Lowell and Irene Blasagame of Arlington, Va.; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.  A daughter, Irene Durfee of St. Petersburg, Fla., died in 1991.  She was born in Tupper Lake, N.Y., daughter of Paul and Alberta (Thibault) Peters, and lived in Whitinsville most of her life before moving to Worcester several years ago.  She worked many years at Balfour Co. in North Attleboro, and many years at the former Waucantuck Mill in Uxbridge.  Mrs. LeQuesne was a member of St. Patrick's Church in Whitinsville.  A memorial Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Monday in St. Patrick's Church, Cross Street, Whitinsville.  Burial will be at the convenience of the family.  There are no calling hours.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Assocation, Framingham.  Jackman Funeral Home, Whitinsville, is directing arrangements.


Mary Louise Catherine Peters:  The Lowell Sun (MA), 13 October 2007 She was the daughter of Paul and Alberta (Thibeault) Peters.  Prior to her retirement, she was employed at Honeywell of Lowell, as a solderer.  She was a member of the Centralville Senior Citizen Club, and the Lowell Senior Citizen Club where she was awarded Senior Citizen of the Month in 2004.  Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Donald C. and Donna Foote of Washburn, Maine, Allan P. and Mary T. Foote of Nashua, N.H.; a sister, Irene Blasangame of Arlington, Va.; 13 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren; and six great-great grandchildren.  She was also the mother of the late Dorothy L. Sullivan of Lowell, and Robert A. Foote of Oregon.  Burial Westlawn Cemetery, Lowell, Middlesex, MA.


Edgar Joseph Alphonse PetersTombstone Inscription, St. Patricks Cemetery, Northbridge, Worcester, MA:  PETERS / 1918 Edgar J. 1943


Irene L. Peters:  Mrs. Irene Blasangame, age 85, at Fairhaven Healthcare Center in Lowell, MA.  She served in the US Navy for 4 years during WWII, then was employed by the US Navy at the Pentagon in Arlington County, VA for 35 years from where she retired.  While residing in Arlington, VA, she volunteered at St. George's Episcopal Thrift Store and socialized with close friends.  Graveside burial service will be held September 10 at 9 am at Arlington National Cemetery.



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