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Pierre Pitre (1828 - 1912)

Pierre "Peter" Pitre aka Peats
Born in Sainte-Martine, Châteauguay, Bas-Canadamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 25 Sep 1848 in Sainte-Philomene, Châteauguay, Province of Canadamap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 84 in Mooers, Clinton County, New York, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 29 Aug 2009 | Last significant change: 24 Jul 2022
16:41: Steve McKay Sr edited the Biography for Pierre Pitre (1828-1912). (Bio improvement. ) [Thank Steve for this]
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Biography

This profile is part of the Châteauguay, Québec One Place Study.

Name Variations

Surname:

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.

Given Name

Birth Name - Pierre - From baptismal record. Anglicized Names - Peter

Birth

Pierre Pitre was born 10 July 1828 in Ste. Martine, Chateauguay, Bas-Canada. He was the oldest of 14 children of Pierre Pitre and Marguerite Paré.[1]

Marriage and Family

On 25 September 1848, Pierre married Marie Louise Reaume daughter of Charles Reaume and Louise Roman in Sainte-Philomene, Châteauguay, Canada-Est.

Death and Burial

Pierrre Pitre died on 18 July 1912 at Moores, New York.[2]

Sources

  1. Baptismal record: "Canada, Québec, registres paroissiaux catholiques, 1621-1979," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G99S-GD3M?cc=1321742&wc=HC14-MNL%3A24462501%2C24462502%2C24462503 : 16 July 2014), Sainte-Martine > Sainte-Martine > Baptêmes, mariages, sépultures 1823-1831 Confirmations 1836, 1845, 1863 > image 108 of 220; Archives Nationales du Quebec (National Archives of Quebec), Montreal.
  2. "New York, State Death Index, 1880-1956", database, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QGRX-C4LG : 3 March 2022), Peter Pete, 1912


Research Notes

“‘Census' Data for Pierre Pitre:

- 1851 St. Urbain, Chateauguay, Quebec: Pierre Pitre 24, wife Marie 22 and children Marie 3 & Pierre 1, living with his in-laws.

- 1861 St. Urbain, Chateauguay, Quebec: Pierre Pitre 31 (farmer), wife Marie 31, Marie 12, Pierre 10, Virginie 7, Joseph 5, Cezarie 3, Olivine 1. [Immigrated to New York in 1862.]

- 1870 Mooers, Clinton, NY: Peter Peats 50, wife Mary 41, Peter 18, Virginia 16, Joseph 14, Sarah 11, Levina 9, Marceline 7, Alphonsine 4, Almira 2 (3 youngest children born in New York).

- 1880 Mooers, Clinton, NY: Peter Peat 51 (farmer), wife Mary 50, Albeno 12 & Benjamin 10.

- 1900 Mooers, Clinton, NY: Peter Pete 71 (farmer), wife of 52 years Mary 72, and grandson Benie 7.

- 1910 Mooers, Clinton, NY: Peter Pete 85 (widowed), living with daughter Marie Louise's family.



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Peat-187 and Pitre-497 appear to represent the same person because: The name Peat was an English corruption of the original French family name Pitre. Pierre was born in French speaking Canada.
posted by Steve McKay Sr
Peat-187 and Pitre-497 appear to represent the same person because: The name Peat was an English corruption of the original French family name Pitre. Pierre was born in French speaking Canada.
posted by Steve McKay Sr
Peat-187 and Pitre-497 appear to represent the same person because: Clear duplicate.
posted by K Ryan
Pitre-1985 and Pitre-497 appear to represent the same person because: Same spouse and children

Rejected matches › Pierre Martin Pitre (1853-1933)

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