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Pierre Pitre (1851 - 1920)

Pierre (Peter) Pitre aka Peat
Born in Ste. Martine, Chateauguay, Canada-Estmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 1870 in Mooers, Clinton County, New Yorkmap
Descendants descendants
Died at about age 68 in Clinton, Worcester, Massachusettsmap
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Research Notes

Name 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.

Given Name

Birth Name - Named for his father. Pierre - From baptismal record. Anglicized Name - Peter

Census Data

US 1870 - Peter Peats, Mooers, Clinton, NY, Page 94, Age 18, Male, White, Born Canada, Father and Mother of foreign birth, Cannot read or right.

"United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 7 October 2015), Peter Peats in household of Peter Peats, New York, United States; citing p. 94, family 696, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm

US 1880 - Peter Peat, Mooers, Clinton, NY, E.D.27, Page 16 Line 29, White, Male, Age 29, Head, Married, Laborer, Born Canada, Father Born Canada, Mother Born Canada.

"United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 14 July 2016), Peter Peat, Mooers, Clinton, New York, United States; citing enumeration district ED 27, sheet 376D, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0820; FHL microfilm 1,254,820.

Peter Peat Self Male 29 Canada
Clara Peat Wife Female 29 Canada
Peter Peat Son Male 9 New York, United States
Jennie Peat Daughter Female 7 New York, United States
William Peat Son Male 4 New York, United States
Clara Peat Daughter Female 3 New York, United States

NY 1892 - Peter Peet, Mooers, Clinton, NY, E.D. 3, Page 10, Male, Age 40 Born Canada, Citizen, Laborer.

New York State Census, 1892," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 6 November 2014), Peter Peet, 1892; citing Mooers, E.D. 03, county offices, New York; FHL microfilm 863,412.

US 1900 - Peter Pete, Mooers, Clinton, NY, E.D. 21' Sheet 1A, Head, White, Male, Born June 1850, Age 49, Married 30 YRs, Born Canada, Father Born Canada, Mother Born Canada, Immigrated 1861, 39 yrs in US, Naturalized citizen. Farmer. Cannot read or write, Speaks English, Rents Farm.

"United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 20 April 2017), Peter Pete, Mooer's Township, Clinton, New York, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 21, sheet 1A, family 2, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,241,018.

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Pitre-2680 and Pitre-781 appear to represent the same person because: Same parents and siblings
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