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Jean Baptiste Cyriaque (Pitre) Peters Sr. (1811 - 1885)

Jean Baptiste Cyriaque (John B.) Peters [uncertain] Sr. formerly Pitre
Born in Windsor, Sandwich, Essex, Ontario, Canada (Assumption)map
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 12 Jan 1836 in St. Pierre, River Thames, Kent, Ontariomap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 74 in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 28 Sep 2009
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John B. (Pitre) Peters Sr. is a descendant of an Acadian

Jean Baptiste Cyriaque "John B." Pitre aka Peters. Given Name: Jean Baptiste Cyriaque "John B.". Surname: Pitre aka Peters. Suffix: Sr.


Emigrated to Michigan in 1854


Baptism: 21 JUN 1811. Assumption, Windsor, Sandwich, Essex, Ontario. Note: Parish Records. Buried Mt. Elliott Cemetery, Detroit, MI, USA (Sec L, Lot 42 Grave 17). Nationality: Acadian. Occupation: Dealer in Fishnets.

Name: Jean Baptiste Cyriac Pitre (Peters). Array

Christening: 21 JUN 1811. L'Assomption, Essex, Ontario, Canada.




  • 1860 Detroit, Wayne, Michigan: John Peters 49 (dealer in fishnets), wife Phillis 48, Clara 18, Ellen 18, Flora 16, John 14, Emily 11, Louis 9, Mary 3. [Emigrated to Michigan c1854.]
  • 1870 Detroit, Wayne, MI: John B. Peters 59 (laborer), wife Elles 58, Flory 26, John 24 (carriagemaker), Louis 20 (upholsterer), Maria 14, Napolion 24 (carpenter)
  • 1880 Detroit, Wayne, MI: John Peters 69 (laborer), wife Alice 65, James 11, servant Mayko Orells 22.
  • ↑ original content "The Pitre Trail from Acadia" by Wendy Pitre Roostan added by David J. Peters on 2017 Sep 18.

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