Stephen Pitre

1858 Bathurst, New Brunswick after 1910 Maine



Continuation of tree (1st child of William Pitre/Marie Hache); all known surname descendants:

                    8        Stephen Pitre  b: 15 June 1858  Ste. Famille, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; d: Bet. 1910-1930  Van Buren, Aroostook, ME

                                 + Marguerite Anne Poirier  b: Abt. 1857  Kent Co., NB; m: 24 October 1881  St. Michel, Chatham, Northumberland, NB [Charles/Julia Poirier]; d: 30 March 1931  Van Buren, Aroostook, ME

                           9          William James Petrie  b: 14 August 1884  St. Michel, Chatham, Northumberland, NB; d: 29 March 1953  Milford, Penobscot, Maine

                                         +Eva L. Cote  b: 1 February1886  Lewiston, Androscoggin, ME; m: 8 March 1906  Ashland, Aroostook, ME [Joseph/Elizabeth Gifford]; d: 17 February 1920  Ashland, Aroostook, ME

                                      *2nd Wife of William James Petrie:

                                         +Rose Marie Ouellette (Shorette)  b: Abt. 1890; m: 1 May 1923  St. Joseph, Old Town, Penobscot, ME [Cleophas Sigefroid/Marie Marquis]; d: 23 November 1959  Bradley, Penobscot, ME

                           9         Charles Ernest Petrie  b: November 1888  Ashland, Aroostook, ME; d: 20 January 1960  Bradley, Penobscot, ME

                                        +Josephine Ouellette (aka Willett)  b: 12 April 1886  Bradley, Penobscot, ME; m: 20 November 1913  St. Joseph, Old Town, Penobscot, ME [Cleophas Sigefroid/Marie Marquis]; d: 4 June 1968  Bradley, Penobscot, ME

                           9         Mary Elizabeth Petrie  b: 4 June 1893  Orono, Penobscot, ME; d: 15 February 1961  Boston, Suffolk, MA ME

                                        +William J. Stewart  b: 27 March 1886  Chatham, Northumberland, NB; m: 27 September 1915  St. Remi, Keegan, ME [William D./Catherine Hayes]; d: 4 February 1972  Van Buren, Aroostook, ME

                           9         stillborn Petrie  b: 22 August 1896  Orono, Penobscot, ME; d: 22 August 1896  Orono, Penobscot, ME

                           9         Stephen Franklin Petrie  b: 1 February 1900  Sheridan, ME; d: Bef. 1910

                           9         stillborn female Petrie  b: 27 June 1901  Ashland, Aroostook, ME; d: 27 June 1901  Ashland, Aroostook, ME


Notes for Stephen Pitre:


- Emigrated to Maine 1886.


- 1900 Ashland, Aroostook, Maine:  Stephen Petre 42 (day laborer), wife of 20 years Maggie 42 (3 of 7 children still living), Willie J. 16, Charles E. 12, Mary E. 7; boarder Selima Nedeaus 18.

- 1910 Van Buren, Aroostook, ME:  Stephen Petrie 50 (lumber mill/lath sawyer), wife of 29 years Margaritte 51 (3 of 8 children still living), Marrie 16; boarder Henry Pond 24.


- 1920

- 1930 Van Buren, Aroostook, ME:  Widow Marguerite Petrie 71, with daughter Marie 35 & husband of 13 years William Stewart 43.


World War I registrations (sons):

William James Petrie:  William James Petrie; Houlton, ME (12 Sep 1918); b. 14 Aug 1883; Eva Petrie; mill laborer; res. Sheridan, Aroostook, ME; medium height, medium build; blue eyes & black hair


Notes for Marguerite Ann Poirier: 

Obituary:  The Bangor Daily News (Bangor, ME), Wednesday, 1 April 1931: The body of Mrs. Mary Perry Petrie formerly of Bradley who died in Van Buren March 30, has been taken to the home of William Petrie of Bradley to await the funeral which will be held from St. Joseph's Catholic Church.


Obituaries for the children:

William James Petrie:  The Bangor Daily News (Bangor, ME), Tuesday, 31 March 1953:  William J. Petrie - Milford, March 30 - William J. Petrie, 68, resident of Milford for the past 18 years, died suddenly at his home on Sandy Point road Sunday night after a long period of ill health.  Mr. Petrie was born in Chatham, N.B. August 8, 1884 the son of Stephen and Margaret (Perry) Petrie.  He was an active member of Old Town Grange and of St. Ann's parish, Bradley.  Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Rose (Oullette) Petrie of Milford; 10 daughters, Mrs. Rosella Thibault, Old Town, Mrs. Viola Carrigan, Portsmouth, N.H., Mrs. Arline Daigle, Portage Lake, Mrs. Cleo Parady, Mrs. Elaine Tesla and Mrs. Yvette Fugerio all of Bridgeport, Conn., Mrs. Loretta LeBlanc, Old Town, Mrs. Theresa Moran, Milford, Mrs. Donna Cook and Mrs. Constance Shina both of Old Town; four sons, Albert of Lewiston; Clarence, of Old Town; Lawrence, of Bradley and William Jr. of Old Town; 19 grandchildren; one brother, Charles Ernest Petrie of Bradley; and one sister, Mrs. Mamie Stewart of Van Buren; also nieces and nephews.  Remains are at the Baillargeon funeral home, 109 Middle street where friends may call.  Funeral services will be Wednesday morning at 9 o'clock at St. Ann's Catholic church, Bradley.


Charles Ernest Petrie:  The Bangor Daily News (Bangor, ME), Thursday, 21 January 1960:  Charles Petrie, Former Bradley Selectman, Dies - Bradley, Jan. 20 - Charles Ernest Petrie, 71, of Bradley, long-time selectman here, died suddenly while visiting a store in Bradley Wednesday afternoon.  A member of St. Anne's Catholic Church in Bradley, he was employed by the Penobscot Chemical Fibre Company for 39 years until his retirement 14 months ago.  He served as first selectman in Bradley for 13 years, and always interested in music, led the PCF band when it was active.  Surviving are his wife, Josephine (Ouellette) Petrie of Bradley; two daughters, Miss Mildred Petrie and Mrs. William Soucy of Bradley; two sons, Robert and Delmont of Bradley; a sister, Mrs. William Stewart of Van Buren; six grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.  Remains are at the Baillargeon Funeral Home, 109 Middle Street, Old Town, where friends may call after 1 o'clock Thursday afternoon.  Funeral services will be held 9 o'clock Saturday morning at St. Anne's Catholic Church in Bradley.

Tombstone Inscription, Evergreen Cemetery, Bradley: Charles E. Petrie / 1888 - 1960 / his wife / Josephine E. Willette / 1886 - 1968


Mary Elizabeth Petrie:  The Bangor Daily News (Bangor, ME), Friday, 17 February 1961:  Mamie Stewart.  Van Buren, Feb. 16 - Mrs. Mamie Stewart, 67, died Wednesday in a Boston, Mass. hospital after a long illness.  She was born at Orono June 4, 1893, daughter of Stephen and Margaret (Perry) Petrie.  She was a Gold Star Mother of the American Legion Auxiliary here, a member of the Society of the Ladies of St. Anne, the third order of Mary and the Daughters of Isabella.  Mrs. Stewart is survived by her husband, William J. Stewart; two sons, Richard B. and John W., both of Van Buren; a daughter, Miss Sarah Mae Stewart, Van Buren.  Funeral services will be held in St. Bruno's Catholic Church Saturday morning at 9 o'clock.  The Rev. John J. Bouchard, S. M., will officiate at a Solemn High Mass of Requiem.  Burial will be in the family lot in St. Bruno's Cemetery.  Friends may call at Thibault's Funeral Home Friday from 10 to 10 o'clock.



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