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Joseph Wilfrid Pitre (1879 - 1941)

Joseph Wilfrid Pitre
Born in Sainte-Philomene, Châteauguay, Quebec, Canadamap
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Husband of — married 1905 [location unknown]
Died at age 61 in St. Luc, La Motte, Abitbi, Quebecmap
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Joseph Wilfrid Pitre was born November 18, 1879 in Sainte-Philomene, Châteauguay, Quebec, Canada. He was the 13th of the couple's 14 children. His parents were Narcisse Pitre and his wife Philomène (Côté) Pitre. The family were of French Canadian origin and Roman Catholics. (See 1881 Census report).

Wilfrid Pitre married Valerie Trepanier in 1905 in Quebec, Canada. She was 3 years younger than he was; born in 1882-1883, also in Quebec. The couple lived in the Maisoneuve District of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. There, they had at least 2 daughters:

  1. Marie Reine Marguerite Georgette Pitre,, b: Jan. 26, 1906
  2. Marie Marguerite Marcelle Beatrice Pitre, b: Apr. 28, 1908

The 1911 Canadian Census lists their household as:

Recensement du Canada de 1911:
Welfrid Pitre..........Chef....... M....31.....Quebec
Valerie Pitre.......... Wife........ F....28.....Quebec
Georgette Pitre..... Dgr......... F....05.....Quebec
Beatrice Pitre.........Dgr......... F....03.....Quebec
Mary Brisebois.......Dgr..........F....17.....Ontario

The last person may have been a daughter by a brief 1st marriage.

No other records are available but family documents supplied the rest of this information.


  • "Canada Census, 1881," database, FamilySearch ( : 30 June 2017), Wilfrid Pitre in household of Narcisse Pitre, Ste-Philomène, Châteauguay, Quebec, Canada; citing p. 3; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13206, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,375,842. - Confirms birth date & place; parents' names & siblings.
  • "Recensement du Canada de 1911," database, FamilySearch ( : 16 July 2016), Welfrid Pitre, 1911; citing Census, Maisonneuve Sub-Districts 69-126, Quebec, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,418,556.

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