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Rose Justine (Peets) Miller (1902 - 1977)

Rose Justine Miller formerly Peets
Born in Mooers Forks, Clinton, NY, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 7 Sep 1921 in St, Alphonsus, Tupper Lake, Franklin County, New Yorkmap
Descendants descendants
Mother of , , , , [private daughter (1920s - unknown)], [private daughter (1930s - unknown)], [private son (1930s - unknown)] and
Died at age 75 in Tupper Lake, Franklin County, New Yorkmap
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Rose Peets was born on May 12, 1902 in Moores Forks, New York. [1] She was the daughter and eldest child of Benjamin Pitre and Justine Vivier [2]

Rose married Andrew Miller on September 7 , 1921 at St. Alphonsus Church in Tupper Lake. New York. [3] Rose and Andrew were married for for 53 years before Andrew passed away in 1974. During that time they had 8 children: Thomas, Amos, Beatrice, Rita, Eva, Beulah and the twins Clifford and Alfred. [4]

Rose Peets died on December 23, 1977 in Tupper Lake, New York and was buried in St. Alphonsus Cemetery also in Tupper Lake[5][6]

Research Notes

Surname Variations

Ancestral - PITRE -Traceable to early 17th century Nova Scotia

DIT Name -LAJAMBRE/LAJAMBE- alias used in many French countries to differentiate between similar named individuals. Often carried through to their descendants. This DIT name goes back through several generations.

Anglicized Spellings - PEET, PEETS, PEAT, PEATS, PETE, PITT, PITTS - spelling Variations found in numerous public and church records.


  1. Ancestry.Com, Social Security Death Index 1935 - 2014
  2. New York State Census, 1905," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 8 March 2021), Rosa Peet in household of Benjamin Peet, Altona, E.D. 01, Clinton, New York; citing p. , line 16, various county clerk offices, New York; FHL microfilm 863,413.
  3. New York Marriages, 1686-1980", database, FamilySearch ( : 21 January 2020), Rose Jennie Peets in entry for Andrew Miller, 1921.
  4. United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 7 January 2021), Rose Miller in household of Andrew Miller, Tupper Lake, Altamont, Franklin, New York, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 17-5, sheet 8A, line 2, family 123, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 2534.
  5. Newspaper: Adirondack Enterprise, Wednesday, 28 December 1977: Tupper Lake: Mrs. Rose Miller, who died early Friday, was the widow of Andrew Miller, who died in 1974. She is survived by three daughters, Rita (Mrs. Andrew) Paddock of Hatfield, Mass.; Eva (Mrs. Harvey) Villeneuve of Berlin, N.H.; and Beulah (Mrs. Gilbert) Martin of Tupper Lake. Also by four sons, Thomas, Amos, Clifford and Alfred all of Tupper Lake; one brother, Joseph Peets of Tupper Lake; three sisters, Mrs. Lavina Pharand of Masson, Que., Mrs. Malvina Willette of Tupper Lake and Gertrude (Mrs. Henry) LaBarge of Tupper Lake; and by 30 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. Calling hours were at the Richer Funeral Home. The funeral mass was said on Monday at St. Alphonsus Church. Burial will be in St. Alphonsus Cemetery in the spring


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Peets-173 and Peets-84 appear to represent the same person because: Exact dates and same spouse. Parents to be merged as well

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