Notes for Ignace Pitre:
- 1870 Ellenburg, Clinton, NY: Angus Pete 26 (getting logs in lake), wife Adelia 31, William 4, Francis 2.
- 1880 Ellenburg, Clinton, NY: Enos Peets 38 (farmer), wife Adelaide 41, William 14, Francis 12, John 9, Joseph 5, Alfred 3.
- 1900 Ellenburg, Clinton, NY: Widowed Adlatte Petes 62, son Joseph Petes 25 & his wife of 7 years Cora 23, Kellie 4, Ethel 3. Also her daughter-in-law Delia 29 (John's wife), Edgar 7, Walter 5, Ralph 1.
- 1910 Fort Edward, Washington, NY: Widowed Adelaide Peets 71, widowed son Joseph M. Peets 35 (steamship fireman), his children Catherine 14, Ethel 12, Lawrence 9, Sheldon 5, & Mary 2.
Obituaries for the children:
John Peets: Chateaugay Record, Friday, 24 February 1939: John Peets died at his home at Merrill on Wednesday night at 9:30 o'clock. He had been in declining health for the past 11 years and for two years had been in a serious condition. Death came as a merciful relief to his sufferings. Mr. Peets was born at Merrill 67 years ago and his entire lifetime has been passed there. He followed the occupation of farming and was an up to date progressive farmer. T he deceased was highly regarded as a kind, honest, industrious man, one who was always ready and willing to aid in the betterment of the community and his demise is now universally mourned. Mr. Peets was united in marriage to Miss Delia St. Germaine 47 years ago, and to mourn his loss are his widow, four daughters and five sons, Mrs. Harry Gadway, Mrs. Wescott Moore, Mrs. Floyd Bracy, of Merrill, Mrs. Francis Hamlin, of Lyon Mountain, Edward and Walter, of Lyon Mountain, Ralph and Willard, of Rochester, and John Jr., who resides at home. He also leaves two brothers, Joseph, of Saratoga Springs, and Henry, of Elliston, Mont. The funeral services will be held at St. Berard's church at Lyon Mountain at 9:30 o'clock on Saturday morning, Rev. Father Staie and Father Vermette will officiate. Interment will be made in St. Bernard's cemetery at that place.
Alfred Peets: Chateaugay Record, Friday, 23 November 1934: A death which brought sorrow was that of Alfred Peets which took place at his home in the north part of the town last Saturday morning after an illness of six weeks. The deceased was born at Merrill 57 years ago and for the past six years has resided here. He followed the occupation of farming and was well known and highly respected by all. Mr. Peets espoused the Seventh Day Adventist religion and followed faithfully the teachings of this creed. He is survived by his widow, three daughters, Marguerite, Lenora and Deborah and two sons, Gerald, of Burke, and Freemont, who resides at home; four brothers, Henry of Elliston, Mont., William of East Rochester, Joseph, of Saratoga Springs and John, of Merrill. Funeral services were conducted by Elder Schnitzler, of Watertown, at his late home on Monday afternoon and interment was made at the Lakeside cemetery on Lower Chateaugay Lake.
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