Samuel 'Laurent' Pitre

1888 L'Ardoise, Nova Scotia – 1959 L'Ardoise, NS



Continuation of tree (4th child of Sebastien Benjamin Pitre/Genevieve Mary Jane Samson); all known surname descendants:

                     9          Samuel 'Laurent' Pitre  b: 19 November 1888  Holy Guardian Angels, L’Ardoise, Richmond, NS; d: 5 March 1959  Holy Guardian Angels, L'Ardoise, Richmond, NS

                                     +Angeline Mombourquette  b: 30 April 1895  Holy Guardian Angels, L'Ardoise, Richmond, NS; m: 4 February 1918  Holy Guardian Angels, L'Ardoise, Richmond, NS [Damien/Marie Sabine Samson]; d: 10 April 1996  Holy Guardian Angels, L'Ardoise, Richmond, NS

                              10        Rose Anna Peters  b: Abt. 1919  L'Ardoise, Richmond, NS; d: 12 June 1999  L'Ardoise, Richmond, NS

                                             +Roy Keith Harker  b:  Abt. 1922  Lewvan, SASK; m: 27 July 1942 [Lloyd/Gertrude Cooke]; d: 30 December 1996  Sydney, Cape Breton, NS

                              10        Sarah Jane 'Sadie' Peters  b: January 1921  L'Ardoise, Richmond, NS; d: Aft. 1921

                                             +--- Lorenzo

                              10        Agnes Peters  b: Abt. 1926; d: Aft. 1931

                              10        Edward Peters

                                            +Fran ---

                              10        Marion Peters

                                            +--- Jeans



Notes for Samuel 'Laurent' Pitre:


- 1911 L'Ardoise, Richmond, NS:  Widower Benjamin Peters 50 (fishing), Edward 24 (seaman), Samuel 23 (fishing), Fredrick 20, Catherine 19, John 17, James 14, Mary 13, Serina 10.

- 1921 Cape Breton South & Richmond, NS (Point Micheau, Lower L’Ardoise, L’Ardoise Highlands):  Samuel Peters 33 farmer, wife Angeline 36, Rose Mary 2, Sarah Jane 4 months.


- 1931 L'Ardoise, Richmond-West Cape Breton, NS:  Samuel Peters 42 fisherman, wife Angeline 36, Rosanna 11, Sadie 10, Agnes 5.

Tombstone Inscription, Holy Guardian Angels Cemetery, L'Ardoise, NS:  Samuel Peters / 1888 - 1959  //  PETERS / Angeline Peters / died April 10, 1996


Obituaries for the children:

Rose Anna Peters:  14 June 1999;  Harker, Rose Anna "Rosie" - age 69, of Lower l' Ardoise, died unexpectedly on June 12, 1999, at home.  Born in L'Ardoise, Richmond Co., she was the daughter of the late Samuel and Angeline (Mombourquette) Peters.  She was a member of the Holy Guardian Angel Parish, L'Ardoise.  She was active in her community as a member of the l'Ardoise Fire Department Auxilary; the Ladies Social Club; the Seniors Jolly Club; the Annual l'Ardoise Festival; and past long time member of the l'Ardoise Legion Ladies Auxiliary.  Rosie was employed for several years with the l'Ardoise Parish as housekeeper.  She will be forever remembered as a wonderful mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend.  She is survived by daughters, Myra O'Brien (Raymond), Gladys Harker, Janet Landry (Paul), Sally Briand (Paul), Paula Sampson (Leo), all of L'Ardoise; Mary Sudeyko (Sam) Ont.; Edyth MacDonald (Graham), Bedford; Cecille Chapaveau, Sackville; sons, Keith (Simone), Weston (Linda), all of Sackville; Gary (Josie), Halifax; Chester (Shirley), John (Rosie), Glenn (Nadine), all of l'Ardoise; sister, Sadie Sampson (Lorenzo), l'Ardoise; brother, Edward Peters (Fran), Timberlea; 32 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by her husband of 54 years, Roy Keith, daughter, Carol; son, Ivan; grandson, Michael; granddaughter, Erin; sister, Marion Jeans.  Visitation will be today, June 14, 2-9 p.m., Tuesday June 15, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m., both in l'Ardoise Funeral Home.  Funeral mass will be held Wednesday, June 16, at 10 a.m. in Holy Guardian Angel Church, l'Ardoise, with Rev. John MacIntyre officiating.  Donations may be made to the W. B. Kingston Memorial Clinic, l'Ardoise, l'Ardoise Fire Department, or the charity of choice.  Arrangements have been entrusted to Alex A. Morrison Funeral Home, St. Peters.

Tombstone Inscription, Holy Guardian Angels Cemetery, L'Ardoise, NS:  HARKER / Roy K. / 1922 - 1996 / married July 27, 1942 / Rose A. / 1919 - 1999


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Items in RED sourced from Holy Guardian Angels, L'Ardoise registers provided on Patrick B. Burke's website, L'Ardoise Cemetery and Memorial Records, and from birth registrations/baptismal records, marriage/death certificates online at Nova Scotia Historical Vital Statistics.

- Births/marriages/deaths in RED also from Nova Scotia Antigonish Catholic Diocese (1823-1905) online records.

- Additional births/marriages/deaths in RED also from online NS Historical Vital Statistics


Last updated:  18 June 2023.