Zozime Pitre**

1866 Rustico, PEI 1927 Chelsea, Massachusetts

 

 

Continuation of tree (4th child of Gilbert Pitre/Marguerite Martin); all known surname descendants:

               8       Zozime Pitre  b: 18 February 1866  St. Augustine, Rustico, PEI; d: 10 July 1927  Chelsea, Suffolk, MA

                           + Catherine Sarah Campbell  b: 1 February 1867  Boisdale, Cap Breton, NS; m: 25 April 1893  Beverly, Essex, MA [Alexander/Sarah Beaton]; d: 17 August 1928  Everett, Middlesex, MA

                       9         George Peters  b: January 1894  Massachusetts; d: Aft. 1900

                       9         Neil Winfield Peters  b: 25 December 1895  Peabody, Essex, MA; d: Aft. 1900              

                       9         baby Peters  b: 22 November 1897  Watertown, Middlesex, MA; d: Bef. 1900

                       9         Catherine 'Kathleen' Margaret Peters  b: 18 November 1898  Somerville, Middlesex, MA; d: 4 November 1976  Roselle, Union, NJ

                                     +Gustave Wernsing  b: 22 March 1897  Union Hill, Hudson, NJ; m: 15 July 1917  St. Francis de Sales, Somerville, Middlesex, MA; d: 15 December 1973  Elizabeth, Union, NJ

                       9         Sarah Agnes Peters  b: 1 July 1901  Sydney, Cape Breton, NS; d: 13 February 1976  Everett, Middlesex, MA

                                     +Paul Benedict Harrington  b: 22 September 1904  Chelsea, Suffolk, MA; m: 1929  Chelsea, Suffolk, MA [Michael John/Hannah Josephine Driscoll]; d: 21 March 1965  Boston, Suffolk, MA

                       9         Mary Joseph Louise Peters  b: 1 September 1903  Sydney, Cape Breton, NS; d: 1 April 1959  Uniondale, Nassau, NY

                                    +George Robert Carr  b: 17 July 1898  Newark, Essex, NJ; m: Abt. 1920 [Robert/Mary Louise Boinay]; d: April 1969  Brookhaven, Suffolk, NY

                       9         Augustus Alexander Peters  b: June 1905  Cape Breton, NS; d: Aft. 1920

                       9         Mary Georgia Peters  b: October 1907  Cape Breton, NS; d: Aft. 1920

                       9         Gilbert Bernard Peters  b: 19 April 1910  Boisdale, Cape Breton, NS; d: 27 June 1982  Revere, Suffolk, MA

                                     +Althea K. Lawrence  b: 27 December 1910  Massachusetts; m: Abt. 1935; d: 4 June 1993  Oak Island, Revere, Suffolk, MA

 

 

Notes for Zozime Pitre:

- 1895 Peabody, MA Directory:  Gilbert Peters, hairdresser, b. 4 Nichols; Simon Peters, hostler, h. 11 Summerlane

- 1900 Somerville, MA Directory:  Simon Peters, watchman, h. 31 Bonair

- 1940 Malden, MA Directory:  Gilbert B. Peters (Althea K.) chauf h 70 Holyoke

 

- MA vital records, 1893:  Mar. 25 Apr 1893 at Beverly - Simon Peters 24 (PEI) (Gilbert/Maggie Merton) coachman, res. Peabody & Kate Sarah Campbell 23 (Cape Breton) (----der & Sarah --), res. in Beverly

 

Census

- 1900 Somerville, Middlesex, Massachusetts:  Simon Peters 37 (livery stable keeper), wife of 8 years Katie S. 34, George 6, Neil W. 4, Catheline M. 1.

 

- 1911 Cape Breton South, Nova Scotia:  Simon Peters 50 (Sep 1860-PEI) iron worker/Steel Co., wife Kate 45 (Feb 1866-NS), Kathleen M. 12 (Nov 1898-USA, immig 1900), Sarah A. 9 (Jul 1901-NS), Mary J. L. 7 (Sep 1903-NS), Augustus A. 5 (Jun 1905-NS), Mary G. 3 (Oct 1907-NS), Gilbert B. 1 (Apr 1910-NS); widowed aunt Penelobe Beaton 59 (Nov 1851-NS).

 

- May 1912 border crossing at Vanceboro, Maine:  Samuel Peters 38 boilermaker, French, last permanent residence Sydney, NS; destination Wrentham, MA; married; with him are Sadie A. 9, Mary 6y6m, Alex A. 4y6m, Georgia 2y6m, Gilbert 1y6m; nearest relation is brother Paus Peters of Charlottetown, PEI.

 

- 1920 Everett, Middlesex, Massachusetts:  Samuel Peters 47 (Can; immig. 1890) janitor/storage co., wife Catherine 48 (Can; immig. 1890), Kathleen 21 (MA), Sadie 18 (Can) packer/chocolate factory, Louise 16 (Can) packer/chocolate factory, Alexander 13 (Can), Mary G. 12 (Can), Gilbert 9 (Can).  [5 youngest children immig. 1911]

 

Obituary:  Boston Globe (MA), Tuesday, 12 July 1927:  Peters - in Chelsea, July 10, Samuel, beloved husband of Catherine Peters (nee Campbell).  Funeral from his late residence, 50 Beacon st., Wednesday at 8 a.m.  Requiem mass at St. Rose's Church at 9 o'clock.  Relatives and friends invited to attend.

 

Notes for Catherine Sarah Campbell:

Obituary:  Boston Globe (MA), Friday, 17 August 1928:  Peters - In Everett, August 17th, Catherine Peters (nee Campbell), beloved wife of the late Samuel Peters.  Funeral from her late residence, 129 Glendale st., Monday, August 20, at 8 a.m.  Solemn high mass of requiem at the Immaculate Conception Church at 9 a.m.  Relatives and friends invited to attend.  Boysdale, N.S. papers please copy.

 

Obituaries for the children:

Sarah Agnes Peters:  Boston Globe (MA), Sunday, 15 February 1976:  Harrington - In Everett, Feb. 13, Sadie (Peters), beloved wife of the late Paul B. and mother of Paul M. Harrington of Everett, sister of Kathleen Wernsing of New Jersey and Gilbert Peters of Revere.  Also survived by 3 grandchildren.  Funeral from the John F. Ward & Son Funeral Home, 772 Broadway, Everett, Tuesday, Feb. 17, at 9 a.m.  Funeral Mass at St. Cecelia's Church, 18 Belvedere St., Boston, at 10 a.m.  Relatives and friends invited to attend.  Visiting hours Sunday and Monday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.  Interment Holy Cross Cemetery.

Tombstone Inscription, Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden, MA:  1844  Mary Harrington  1897 / 1873  Michael J. Harrington  1925 / 1874  Hannah J. Harrington  1954 / 1902  Joseph T. Cronin  1904 / 1915  Catherine R. Harrington  1921 / 1904  Paul B. Harrington  1965 / 1902  Sadie A. Harrington  1976 / 1900  John J. Harrington  1983 / HARRINGTON

 

Gilbert Bernard Peters:  Boston Globe (MA), Monday, 28 June 1982:  Peters - In Revere, June 27, Gilbert B., beloved husband of Althea K. (Lawrence).  Devoted father of June Salie, Mary Coggswell, both of Revere, Ann Finnegan, of Chelsea.  Also survived by 12 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.  Funeral from the Killion Funeral Home corner of Winthrop Avenue and Sprague Street, Revere, Wednesday, June 30 at 8 a.m.  Funeral Mass at St. Theresa's Church at 9 a.m.  Relatives and friends invited.  Visiting hours Monday 7-9 p.m., Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.  Late member Local #25, Late member Revere Lodge of Elks #1171.

 

**This family may be incorrect.  There are pieces that fit and pieces missing.  There are 5 children of Gilbert Pitre & Marguerite Martin whose baptism records appear in the Rustico registers, so their birthdates are sourced.  Zozime was born 18 February 1866, appeared in the 1881 census age 15, and again in the 1891 census aged 23.  The 1893 marriage record states groom is Simon Peters, son of Gilbert Peters & Maggie Merton.  The 1900 MA census says Simon Peters was born Canada June 1862.  The 1911 census at Cape Breton states Simon Peters was born PEI September 1860.  The border crossing from Nova Scotia at Maine in 1912 states Samuel Peters is 38 and nearest relative is Paus Peters of Charlottetown, PEI.  The 1920 census at Everett, MA states Samuel Peters is 47 (immigrated 1890).  The children's names/ages match up, parents were Gilbert/Marguerite Martin, and brother Pacifique (common aka Paus) lived in Charlottetown in 1911.  If anyone can provide evidence pro or con for this connection I'd be very appreciative.

 


 

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