Samuel Earnest Peters

1899 Rollo Bay, PEI 1993 Plymouth, Massachusetts



Continuation of tree (3rd child of Eusebius Peters/Mary Louise Chiasson); all known surname descendants:

                  9        Samuel Earnest Peters  b: 6 December 1899  St. Alexis, Rollo Bay, PEI; d: 12 January 1993  Plymouth, Plymouth, MA

                                    +Dorothy Frances Boutin (Burgess)  b: 6 April 1904  Plymouth, Plymouth, MA; m: 18 November 1942 [Joseph/Mary Smith]; d: 7 November 1992  Plymouth, Plymouth, MA



Notes for Samuel Earnest Peters:


- 1910/11


- 1920 Pequannock, Morris, NJ:  Thomas P. McGlynn 48 contractor/elevator co., wife Alice C. 37, farmhand Ernest Peter 20.


- 1930 Somerville, Middlesex, Massachusetts:  Earnest Peters 29 chauffeur/bakery (roomer).


- 1940 Boston, Suffolk, MA:  Ernest Peters 39 chauffeur/private home (lodger).

- 1950 Plymouth, Plymouth, MA:  Ernest J. Peters 50 painter/construction co., wife Dorothy F. 46, stepson Richard Burgess 21 painter/construction co.

WWII Records:  Ernest Joseph Peters, res. Russell's Mills Pond, Plymouth, MA; b. 5 Dec 1899 PEI; contact William Ratcliffe c/o Gilbert Trout Hatchery; 5' 3", 158 lbs., brown eyes & black hair, ruddy complexion; 15 Feb 1942 Plymouth, MA.


- 297 May 1919 - Border Crossing -  At Vanceboro, ME:  Ernest Peters, b. Rollo Bay, PEI, age 17, farm laborer, father Zeb; destination Mountain View, NJ, aunt Mrs. Thomas P. McGlynn; 5'3", dark complexion, brown hair, brown eyes, 140 lbs.


- 27 May 1926 - Massachusetts naturalization records -  Ernest Peters, age 26, chauffeur, medium complexion, 5'3", 145 lbs., black hair, brown eyes, b. 5 December 1899 Rollo Bay East, PEI; residing at 2 Benton Road, Somerville, MA; emigrated from St. John, NB by rail; arrived at Vanceboro, ME 29 May 1919.  Signed Ernest Peters, single


Obituary:  Patriot Ledger (Quincy, MA), Thursday, 14 Jan 1993:  Ernest J. Peters.  Plymouth - Ernest J. Peters, 93, of Plymouth, a native of Prince Edward Island, Canada, and a former painter for the Army Corps of Engineers, died Tuesday at Jordan Hospital after a long illness.  Mr. Peters also worked as a machinist for the Plymouth Cordage Co. and as a chauffeur for the Hornblower Estate in Plymouth.  Husband of the late Dorothy F. (Boutin) Peters, he is survived by two stepsons, Eldon Burgess of Hawthorne, Calif., and Richard Burgess of West Hills, Calif.; several brothers and sisters in Nova Scotia, Canada; five grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.  A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Peter's Church.  Burial will be in Chiltonville Cemetery.  There are no visiting hours.  Funeral arrangements were made by the Cartmell Funeral Home.


Tombstone Inscription, Chiltonville Cemetery, Plymouth, MA:  Ernest J. Peters / US Army / World War II / Dec. 6, 1899 - Jan. 12, 1993  //  Dorothy F. Peters / wife and mother / loved by all / Apr. 6, 1904 - Nov. 7, 1992


Notes for Dorothy Frances Boutin:

Obituary:  Patriot Ledger (Quincy, MA), Monday, 9 November 1992:  Peters - Of Plymouth, Dorothy 'Fran' (Boutin), age 88, wife of Ernest J. Peters of Plymouth.  Mother of Eldon and Richard Burgess of North Hawthorne and West Hills, CA.  Sister of Alice Boutin of Plymouth and Edith Martin of Ontario, Canada.  She is also survived by 5 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.  The Funeral will take place Tuesday morning at 9:00 a.m. from the Cartmell Funeral Home, Plymouth, followed by a Mass at St. Peters Church at 10:00 a.m.  Calling hours are omitted.  Interment to follow at the Chiltonville Cemetery in Plymouth.



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Last updated:  22 June 2022.