Toussaint Pitre

1863 Anchorville, Michigan 1952 Merrill, Michigan

 

 

Continuation of tree (8th child of Francois Pitre/2nd wife Pauline Adelaide Dequindre); all known surname descendants:

              7          Toussaint Pitre  b: 5 November 1863  Anchorville, St. Clair, MI; d: 28 September 1952  Merrill, Saginaw, MI

                               +Mary Batour (?Betwe)  b: 12 March 1867  New Baltimore, Macomb, MI; m: 13 October 1885  Bay City, Bay, MI [Alexander/Adeline Gosselin]; d: 13 February 1937  Saginaw, Saginaw, MI

                         8          Walter Stephons Petre  b: 10 August 1886  Gilford, Tuscola, MI; d: 30 June 1958  Saginaw, Saginaw, MI

                                        +unknown

                         8          Floyd Louis Petre  b: 28 February 1888  Gilford, Tuscola, MI; d: 5 June 1970  Billings, Yellowstone, MT

                                        +Rosa Jock  b: February 1889  Michigan; m: 25 November 1908  Merrill, Saginaw, MI [Richard/Josephine Peltier] (divorced 6 April 1915); d: 25 October 1950  Highland Park, Wayne, MI

                         8          Mary Belle Petre  b: 6 December 1889  Reese, Tuscola, MI; d: 6 July 1970  Merrill, Saginaw, MI

                                         +Howard Lyle Barber  b: 29 March 1889  St. Louis, Gratiot, MI; m: 9 July 1917  Merrill, Saginaw, MI [David L./Ida Visbee]; d: 19 February 1951  Merrill, Saginaw, MI

                         8           Leo Julius Petre  b: 21 February 1891  Gilford, Tuscola, MI; d: 25 October 1948  Ontario, San Bernardino, CA

                                        +Bessie Marilla Snyder b: 16 February 1890  Midland Co., MI; m: 4 August 1913  Billings, Yellowstone, MT [William F./Mary O'Donnell]; d: 20 January 1989  Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

                         8          Clarence Petre  b: 13 May 1894  Gilford, Tuscola, MI; d: 5 February 1955  Merrill, Saginaw, MI

                                        +Martha J. Leedke  b: 4 November 1895  Richland, Saginaw, MI; m: 27 November 1923  Merrill, Saginaw, MI [Herman/Anne Riley]; d: 4 October 1977  Merrill, Saginaw, MI

                         8          Herbert A. Petre  b: 17 November 1895  Gilford, Tuscola, MI; d: Bet. 1930-1940

                                        +Jessie Mildred Cadwell  b: 6 October 1901  St. Charles, Saginaw, MI; m: 27 August 1921  Saginaw, Saginaw, MI [Charles Edwin/Mina King]; d: 4 May 1995  Placerville, El Dorado, CA

                         8          female Petre  b: 13 September 1897  Gilford, Tuscola, MI; d: 14 September 1897  Gilford, Tuscola, MI

                         8          Lottie Petre  b: 12 July 1898  Gilford, Tuscola, MI; d: 11 December 1980  Cedar Springs, Kent, MI

                                        +Frank J. Shannon  b: 29 December 1883  Merrill, Saginaw, MI; m: 29 October 1928  Merrill, Saginaw, MI [John R./Mary Keenan]; d: 5 November 1964  Saginaw, MI

                         8          Delos Petre  b: 4 July 1900  Saginaw, Saginaw, MI; d: 15 November 1958  Hemlock, Saginaw, MI

                                        +Bernice M. Leddy  b: 1 April 1906  Thomas, Saginaw, MI; m: 3 November 1926  Saginaw, Saginaw, MI [Michael/Margaret Davis]; d: 27 October 1992  Midland, Midland, MI

                         8          Della Petre  b: 15 May 1903  Reese, Tuscola, MI; d: 24 March 1968  Saginaw, Saginaw, MI

                                        +Sigmund A. Kwiatkowski  b: 12 May 1903  Saginaw, Saginaw, MI; m: 1 September 1932  Merrill, Saginaw, MI [W.G./Mary Donitski]; d: 13 August 1975  Au Gres, Arenac, MI

                         8          Charles Leonard Petre  b: Abt. 1906  Saginaw, MI; d: 2 August 1939  Ontario, San Bernardino, CA

                                        +Eileen Skillman

                         8          Grace Petre  b: 27 September 1907  Jonesfield, Saginaw, MI; d: 10 August 1987  West Branch, Ogemaw, MI

                                        +Gerald Trahan  b: 11 September 1907  Saginaw, Saginaw, MI; m: 12 June 1929  Merrill, Saginaw, MI [Clarence/Blanche Bander]; d: 25 July 1948  Merrill, Saginaw, MI

 

 

Notes for Toussaint Pitre:

Census

- 1900 Gilford, Tuscola, Michigan:  Tousaint Petre 36 (farmer), wife of 14 years Mary 33 (7 of 8 children still living), Walter 12, Floyd 12, Bell 10, Leo 9, Clarance 6, Herbert 3, Lottie 1.

- 1910 Jonesfield, Saginaw, MI:  Tusan Petre 45, wife of 26 years Mary 43 (11 of 12 children still living), Leo J. 19, Clarence 15, Herbert 14, Lottie 11, Dalor 10, Ducea 6, Leonard 4, Grace 2, widowed brother-in-law Alexander Batour 46.

- 1920 Jonesfield, Merrill, Saginaw, MI:  Tusan Petre 56 (RR laborer), wife Mary 52, Lottie 21, Della 16, Leonard 14, Grace 12, brother-in-law Alexander Beture 57 (farm laborer).

- 1930 Merrill, Saginaw, MI:  Tusan Petrie 66, wife of 44 years Marie 63, Dellad 26, Deloss Petrie 29, his wife of 3 years Bernies 24, Robert D. 6 months.

- 1940 Merrill, Saginaw, MI:  Delos Pitre 39 section laborer/P.M. Railroad, wife Bernise 34, Robert 10, Mary 7, widowed father Tusan 76 retired farmer.  [Jonesfield, 126 Railroad]

Tombstone Inscription, Sacred Heart Cemetery, Saginaw:  PETRE / Mary G. / 1867 - 1937 / Tousan / 1863 - 1952

 

Misc.: Saginaw News, Friday, 8 November 1918:  In a letter to his mother, Mrs. Mary Petre, Deloss Petre states that he took part in the great allied counter-attack on the Marne salient July 18 that started the Huns backwards towards Germany and began the disintegration of the German western front.  In that battle the marines covered themselves with glory, but at a terrible cost of killed and wounded.

Saginaw News, Friday, 25 July 1919:  Clarence Petre is spending a 30-day furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Tusan Petre.  He has been in military service since October, 1909 and still has some time to serve.  He spent four years in the Philippines and two years in France.  He came to Merrill from Newport News, Va., and at the close of his furlough will go to Douglas, Arizona.

 

WWI registration records (sons):

Walter S. Petre:  Walter S. Petre; res. Oneonta, N.Y.; born 10 Aug 1886 (Gilford, MI); RR trainman; wife & 2 children; medium height, medium build; gray eyes & black hair; 5 June 1917.

Floyd Louis Petre:  Floyd Louis Petre, res, Billings, MT; b. 28 Feb 1888 Gilford, MI; farmer; single; short height, stout build, blue eyes/brown hair; 5 June 1917
 

Tombstone Inscriptions for the children:

Forest Lawn Cemetery, Saginaw:  Walter S. / Petre / Michigan / CPL / 71 Engineers / World War I / August 10, 1886 / June 30, 1958

Hemlock Cemetery, Hemlock, Saginaw:  Clarence O. Petre / Michigan / PVT Co F 19th Infantry / May 13, 1894 - Feb. 5, 1955 // Martha Petre / 1895 - 1977

St. Marys Cemetery, Hemlock:  Delos J. Petre / Michigan / CPL BTRY F 18 Field Arty / World War I / July 4, 1900 - Nov 15, 1958

St. Andrew Cemetery, Saginaw:  Kwiatkowski / Mother / Della B. / 1903 - 1968 / Father / Sigmund A. / 1903 - 1975

Sacred Heart Cemetery, Saginaw:  Grace Trahan / 1907 - 1987  //  Gerald Trahan / 1907 - 1948

 

 


 

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