Samuel James Pete

1892 Necedah, Wisconsin 1918  Ladysmith, Wisconsin



Continuation of tree (1st child of Antoine Pitre/Irene Victoria 'Rena' Arquette); all known surname descendants:

                 9       Samuel James Pete  b: 25 November 1892  Necedah, Juneau, WI; d: 22 October 1918  Ladysmith, Rusk, WI

                                 +Cordelia M. Green  b: 6 December 1896  Victor, Clinton, MI; m: September 1915 [George/Lena Harter]; d: 24 February 1970  McHenry, McHenry, IL

                           10         Evelyn Muriel Pete  b: 2 December 1915  Rusk Co., WI; d: 1 June 1998  Hartford, Washington, WI

                                            + Alois Szydlowski  b: 13 March 1914  Wisconsin; m: Abt. 1935; d: 25 August 1992  Saint Francis, Milwaukee, WI

                                          *2nd Husband of Evelyn Pete:

                                            + Lucian Habersetzer  b: 13 June 1914; m: Bet. 1952-1957; d: 30 November 1991

                           10         James A. Pete  b: 28 December 1917  Wisconsin; d: 14 June 1986  Greendale, Milwaukee, WI

                                            + Evelyn Helen Kahelski  b: 14 June 1922; m: December 1941; d: 1 December 1995  Mukwonago, Waukesha, WI



Notes for Samuel James Pete:


- 1920 Bruce, Rusk, Wisconsin: Aaron G. Briggs 71 (NY) hotel keeper/own house, wife Lena 47 (MI), ,widowed step-daughter Cordelia M. Pete 23 waiter/hotel, Evelyn M. 4 years 1 month, James A. 2 years 1 month; 3 boarders.

- 1930 Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI:  Charles R. Dyar 29 electrician/steel tube co., wife Cordelia 32, Evelyn Pete 14, James Pete 12, Robert 8, Vivian 4 years 5 months, Debert 11 months.

- 1940 Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI:  Cordelia Dyar 44, James Pete 22 laborer/bakers, Robert 18, Vivian 14, Delbert 10; son-in-law Alors Szydlowski 26 cook/restaurant, wife Evelyn 24 waitress/restaurant, Dorothy 4, widowed mother Lena Briggs 67.

WWI registration recordsJames Pete, b. 25 Nov 1892 Necedah, Wis; common labor; wife & child; tall/stout; brown eyes & black hair; 5 Jun 1917 Rusk, WI.


- Ladysmith news budget (Ladysmith, WI), Friday, 25 October 1918:  Bruce - Christ Nelson was taken to the hospital at Ladysmith last Saturday, suffering from an attack of grip.  Will Vreeland is substituting for him on the mail route.  James Pete was taken to the hospital the following day suffering from the same trouble.  They were sent there that they might receive better care.


Obituary:  Ladysmith news budget (Ladysmith, WI), Friday, 25 October 1918:  Dies at Hospital:  James Pete, of Bruce, who was brought to St. Mary's hospital Sunday suffering from influenza, died Tuesday evening from pneumonia.  Deceased leaves a wife and two children.  Arrangements for the funeral have not yet been made.


Misc.:  Milwaukee Journal (WI), Saturday, 23 November 1957:  Photo printed of 4 women & a baby:  Beginning with great-great-grandma, the five generations represented here are Mrs. Lena Briggs, 84, of 1928 S. 13th st.; great-grandmother, Mrs. Cordelia Dyar, 60, same address; grandmother, Mrs. Evelyn Habersetzer, 41, of 1021 W. Grant st.; the mother, Mrs. Dorothy Bragg, 21, of 3202 N. 2nd st.; and her 4-month-old son, Glen.


Notes for Cordelia M. Green:

Obituary:  Milwaukee Sentinel (Milwaukee, WI), Friday, 27 February 1970:  Cordelia M. Dyar nee Green, passed away Tues., Feb. 24, 1970, at McHenry, Ill., aged 73 years, dear mother of Evelyn (Louis) Habsetzer; James (Evelyn) Pete, Robert (Alice) and Delbert (Enid) Dyar; sister of Virgil Green; also survived by grandchildren, great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends.  Services at Nieman Sons Funeral Home, Sat., Feb. 28, at 10 a.m.  Entombment Forest Home Chapel Gardens.  Friends may pay their respects from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Fri. and from 9 a.m. Sat. until time of services.


Obituaries for the children:

Evelyn Muriel Pete:  Tombstone Inscription, Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Hartford:  Evelyn M. / Habersetzer / Dec. 2, 1915 / June 1, 1998


James A. Pete:  Milwaukee Sentinel (Milwaukee, WI), Tuesday, 17 June 1986:  James A. Pete, June 14, 1986.  Age 64 yrs.  Beloved husband of Evelyn (Kahelski).  Dear father of Jimi, Sandra (Thomas) Bockhorst, Bill (Dian), Judith (Thomas) Schmidt, Carrie York, Jackie (Fred) Unke and Kathy (George) Flees.  Fond brother of Evelyn (Lucian) Habersetzer, Robert (Alice) and Delbert (Enid) Dyar.  Further survived by 13 grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.  Funeral services Wed. 9:30 a.m. from the funeral home to St. Alphonsus Church, Greendale for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m.  Interment Wood National.  In state Tues. 4-9 p.m. with vigil service at 6:30 p.m.  Member of West A-- post no. 7972 VFW with ritual at 7 p.m. Tues.  In lieu of flowers, memorial offerings appreciated.  John J. Walloch. 



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Items in RED have been verified against parish register entries. 

- Some deaths in RED from online death certificates (1920-1938), online death registrations (1888-1919).


Last updated:  16 April 2021.