Solomon Pitre

1882 Rustico, PEI 1970 Waltham, Massachusetts



Continuation of tree (8th child of Solomon Pitre/Valentine Doiron); all known surname descendants:

                9       Solomon Pitre  b: 8 December 1882  St. Augustine, Rustico, PEI; d: 4 March 1970  Waltham, Middlesex, MA

                                 + Catherine Doiron  b: 2 December 1884  Rustico, PEI; m: 25 October 1911  Newton, Middlesex, MA [Anselme/Romaine Pitre]; d: 26 December 1934  W. Newton, Middlesex, MA

                           10       Solomon Peters  b: 31 March 1912  Newton, Middlesex, MA; d: 31 March 1912  Newton, Middlesex, MA

                           10       Florence May Peters  b: 7 May 1913  Newton, Middlesex, MA; d: 25 January 2004  Harwich, Barnstable, MA

                                          +Edward Joseph Dorney  b: 6 November 1909  Somerville, Middlesex, MA; m: unknown; d: 22 February 1995  S. Yarmouth, Barnstable, MA

                           10       Henry Arthur Peters  b: 7 February 1917  Newton, Middlesex, MA; d: 20 January 1930  West Newton, Middlesex, MA

                           10       Paul Edward Peters  b: 30 January 1919  Newton, Middlesex, MA; d: 8 June 2011  Needham, Norfolk, MA

                                          +Louise M. Mazochi  b: 7 September 1917; m: 1946  Waltham, Middlesex, MA; d: 26 April 2002  Waltham, Middlesex, MA

                           10       Joseph Wilfred Peters  b: 21 May 1920  Newton, Middlesex, MA; d: January 1974

                                           +Anna Julia Bigda  b: 12 May 1912  Bondsville, Hampden, MA; m: 1946  Waltham, Middlesex, MA [Lawrence/Pauline Kos]; d: 17 December 2002  Keene, Cheshire, NH

                           10       Rita Catherine Peters  b: 8 September 1921  Newton, Middlesex, MA; d: 1 March 2000  Newton, Middlesex, MA

                                           +Albert Rankin Alexander  b: 23 February 1916  Boston, Suffolk, MA; m: 1939  Waltham, Middlesex, MA [William Francis/Sarah Helena Gertrude Reid]; d: 11 October 2006  Newton, Middlesex, MA

                           10       Ida Romaine Peters  b: 2 August 1924  Newton, Middlesex, MA; d: 10 September 1993  Waltham, Middlesex, MA

                                           +Richard Eugene Murphy  b: 25 November 1921  Wichita, Sedgwick, KS; m: 1945 [John Clarence/Hazel McArthur];  d: 12 November 1980  Waltham, Middlesex, MA



Notes for Solomon Pitre:


- 1910


- 1920 Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts:  Solomon Peters 38 (farm laborer), wife Catherine 35, Florence W. 6, Henry A. 3 years 11 months, Paul E. 11 months.  [1290 Washington Street]


- 1930 Newton, Middlesex, MA:  Solomon Peters 48 (gardener), wife Catherine 44, Florence M.16, Paul E. 11, Joseph W. 9, Rita C. 4, Ada R. 3.


- 1940 Newton, Middlesex, MA:  Widower Solomon Peters 56, caretaker/private family, lodging with family of Frank Gallant 38 (Can) & wife Maud 40.  [76 Crescent Street]

- 1940 Waltham, Middlesex, MA:  Paul Peters 21 janitor/Perkins Inst., brother Joseph 19 feeder/box factory, sister Ada 15; 4 lodgers   [260 Crescent Street]

- 1950 Waltham, Middlesex, MA:  Widower Solomon Peter 69, gardener/country club, lodger.

WWI registration records:  Samuel Peters; Dec 1882, PEI, age 35; farmer; wife Katherine Dora Peters; 1290 Washington Street, W. Newton, Middlesex, MA; tall height, medium build; brown eyes, dark brown hair

Naturalization Record:  Solomon Peters, res. 1290 Washington St., W. Newton, b. 20 Dec 1882 New Glasgow, PEI, gardener, wife Catherine; date of admission 12 March 1923


Obituary,  Boston Globe (MA), Friday, 6 March 1970:  Peters - Of Waltham, March 4, Solomon (Sam), husband of the late Catherine (Doiron), father of Paul E., Joseph W., Mrs. Florence Dorney, Mrs. Ida Murphy, all of Waltham, and Mrs. Rita Alexander of Newton.  Also survived by 16 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.  Funeral from the F. J. Joyce and Son Funeral Home, 552 Main st., Saturday, March 7, at 8:15 a.m.  Requiem Mass at St. Mary's Church at 9 a.m.  Relatives and friends invited.  Visiting hours Friday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.


Notes for Catherine Doiron:

Obituary:  The Boston Globe (MA), Thursday, 27 December 1934:  Peters - In West Newton, Dec. 26, Catherine (nee Doiron), beloved wife of Samuel Peters.  Funeral from her home, 31 Davis st., Saturday, Dec. 29, at 8 a.m.  Solemn high mass of requiem at St. Bernard's Church at 9 a.m.  Relatives and friends invited.


Obituaries for the children:

Florence May Peters:  Boston Globe (MA), Tuesday, 27 January 2004:  Dorney, Florence M. (Peters) - 90 of South Yarmouth, MA formerly of Waltham, MA in Harwich, MA on Sunday, January 25, 2004.  Wife of the late Edward J. Dorney, Jr.  Sister of Paul Peters of Waltham, MA.  She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.  A Funeral from Doane, Beal & Arnes, 729 Route 134, So. Dennis, MA on Thursday, January 29th at 10 AM, will be followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Pius X Church, So. Yarmouth at 11 AM.  Interment will be in Ancient Cemetery, Yarmouth.  Donations in her memory may be made to Jesuit Seminary and Mission Bureau; P.O. Box 799, Boston, MA 02117-0799.  Additional info and guest book.

Tombstone Inscription, Ancient Cemetery, Yarmouth Port, MA:  DORNEY / Edward J. / 1909 - 1995 / Florence M. / 1913 - 2004


Henry Arthur Peters:  Boston Globe (MA),  Wednesday, 22 January 1930:  Peters - In West Newton, January 20, Henry Arthur, beloved son of Solomon and Catherine (Doiran) Peters.  Funeral from parents' residence, 21 Hunter st., Thursday, January 23d, at 8:15 a.m.  Requiem mass at St. Bernard's Church at 9 a.m. Relatives and friends invited.


Paul Edward Peters:  Boston Globe (MA), Friday, 10 June 2011:  Peters, Paul E., of Waltham, June 8, 2011.  Husband of the late Louise M. (Mazochi) Peters.  Father of Paul D. Peters of Needham, Sandra J. Bell of Framingham, Stephen W. Peters and his wife, JoAnne, of Reading and Denise M. Creamer and her husband, David, of Attleboro.  Brother of the late Henry A. Peters, Florence M. Dorney, Rita P. Alexander, Joseph W. Peters, and Ida R. Murphy.  Also survived by 8 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.  Family and friends will honor and remember Paul's life by gathering for calling hours in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), Waltham on Sunday from 3 to 7 p.m. and again at 9 a.m. on Monday morning before leaving in procession to Saint Mary's Church, 133 School Street, Waltham where his Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m.  Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Waltham. 


Rita Catherine Peters:  Boston Globe (MA), Friday, 3 March 2000:  Alexander - In Newton, March 1, 2000, Rita C. (Peters).  Beloved wife for 60 yrs. Albert R.  Devoted mother of Albert R. Jr. of Clifton Park, NY, Catherine R. Fitzpatrick of Maynard, Margaret L. 'Peggy' Hanson of Minn, Ruth B. Fogarty of No. Brookfield, sister of Florence Dorney of Harwich & Paul Peters of Waltham, also survived by 10 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren.  Funeral from Andrew J. Magni Funeral Home, 365 Watertown St., Rt 16 Newton Saturday at 9am.  Followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Bernards Church, West Newton at 10 am.  Relatives and friends kindly invited.  Visiting hours Friday 4-8 pm.  Interment St. Josephs Cemetery West Roxbury.  Memorials in Rita's name may be made to Deaconess Waltham Hospital, Cancer Project.


Ida Romaine Peters:  Boston Globe (MA), Sunday, 12 September 1993:  Murphy - Of Waltham, September 10, 1993, Ida (Peters) Murphy.  Beloved wife of the late Richard E. Murphy.  Mother of Barbara Murphy, Jack Murphy and Mrs. Scott (Christine) Bartlett all of Waltham, Mrs. Bryan (Judith) Bolton of Maynard, Richard M. Murphy of West Newton, Mrs. George (Patricia) Gotsis of Holliston and Barry Murphy of Framingham.  Sister of Mrs. Edward (Florence) Dorney of So. Yarmouth, Mrs. Albert (Rita) Alexander of Newton, Paul Peters of Waltham, and the late Joseph Peters.  Also survived by 11 grandchildren, a great-granddaughter, and many nieces and nephews.  Services from the Brasco and Son Memorial, 773 Moody Street, Waltham on Wednesday morning at 8 a.m.  With a Mass of Christian Burial at Saint Mary's Church at 9 a.m.  Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend.  Visiting hours Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.  Interment Mount Feake Cemetery, Waltham.  Flowers are appreciated or expressions of sympathy may be made in her memory to the American Cancer Society.

Tombstone Inscription, Mount Feake Cemetery, Waltham, MA:  MURPHY / 1921  Richard E.  1980 / 1924  Ida R.  1993




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