Eva Blanche 10 BIGELOW

1592C.11621      Eva Blanche 10 BIGELOW, dau of  Harry Clifton 9 ( Amasa 8 , Justus 7 , Ebenezer 6 , Amasa 5 , Isaac 4, Isaac 3, Samuel 2, John1 and Margaret (McNUTT) BIGELOW, was born 22 Jan 1884 at Glace Bay,NS. She married at unknown date Lorenzo Bruce Peters. He was the son of  William Wentworth and Catherine (Lee) Peters; born 12 Mar 1881 in Cow Bay,Cape Breton,NS, died 4 May 1969 at Belmont,NS and buried at Belmont Cemetery,Belmont,NS. Lorenzo Peters was a salesman and worked on the Railroad.  Records say he was born in Cow Bay, Cape Breton, NS, and in another, Catalone, NS. Eva Blanche Bigelow was grandmother of writer of family sheet.  She was a telephone exchange operator and housewife. She died 26 Sep 1974 at Belmont,NS.

Children of Lorenzo Bruce and Eva Blanche (Bigelow) Peters:

1592C.116211    Roy Peters, b 9 June 1907 Glace Bay,N.S; d 5 Mar 1973 Digby,NS; m Frances McNutt. Roy is also listed as son of Earl "4th child of 9 children".?? 2 children : (a) Elizebeth Peters b 15 Jul 1946, married and has 1 child.  She may have married again, lived in St. Catherines, Ontario; (b) Caroline Peters married Dennis McClafferty and had 4 or 5 children.  She runs a shoe store in Digby, N. S. with her mother, Frances (McNutt) Peters.

1592C.116212     Marion Peters, b 6 Sep 1909 Glace Bay,NS; d 1 Dec 1988 Lower Onslow,NS, bur Belmont cemetery, NS; m Louis McLellan, he was a machinist, b 15 Dec 1906; d __ Apr 1976, bur Belmont cemetery, NS; 1 daughter: Rita McLellan, b 22 May 1932 Truro,NS, m Brent Nelson.

1592C.116213     Carl Peters, b 9 Nov 1911 Glace Bay,NS; d 15 Nov 1987 Moncton,NB; buried Old Barnes Cem.,Clifton,NS; Carl was trouble shooter for GM in eastern provinces; m Pauline Yuill, b 25 Jul 1906; d 13 Dec 1990; buried Old Barnes Cem.,Clifton,NS; They had 4 children:
   1.Gerald Douglas Peters, b 7 May 1934; m Shirley Suttis; 4 children: Randy,David, Michael, and James.
   2.James Carl Peters, b 10 Oct 1937 Truro,NS; d 10 July 1964 Halifax,NS in car accident.
   3.Ronald Irving Peters, b 7 Jul 1936; m (1) Sadie Petelsky; (2) Diane Fawcett; 2 sons: Greg and Andrew.
   4.John Amos Peters, b 28 Nov 1940; m __ 1964(Div) Heather Barkhouse. 2 daughters: Tanya Lynn, b 20 Mar 1964
        and Tracy Lee, b 23 May 1965 both in Halifax,NS.

1592C.116214     Earle William Peters, b 6 Mar 1914 Glace Bay,N.S; m 6 Apr 1933/4 Gertrude Alma Hall; b 1 Mar 1914 Lancashire,Eng; d 16 Aug 1986 Gananoque,Ont. 6 children.

1592C.116215     Gerald Fullerton Peters, b 14 Mar 1916; d 03 May 2009 Dartmouth General Hospital, NS (see obit); m ca 1940 Katherine Spence; Katherine Spence was foster mother for 117 babies.  They had 5 children and one adopted son:
        1. Patricia "Patsy", b 1941; d before 2009
        2. Margie 1946; m ___ Gillam; res Halifax;
        3. Donna Kay 1945; m Andrew Anderson; res Halifax;
        4. Helen 1950; m Allan Archibald; res Waverley;
        5. Richard 1953; m Tammy ____ ; res Dartmouth
        6. Fred 1971; m Janet ____ ; res Glasgow

1592C.116216     Verna Grace Peters, b 22 Dec 1917 Glace Bay,NS; d 11 Aug 1987 Lower Onslow,NS.;
                             m Charles   Fiddes; born 6 Oct 1911; he was a farmer. 5 children:
             1.Anne Fiddes; b ___ 1938 Truro,NS; m Ron ___ ; was a secretary in Truro Township Office.
             2.Lynne Fiddes; b __ 1943; he was a trucker; m Beverly ____ ; 2 children: Paul and Pamela.
             3.Bonnie Fiddes; b 26 Jun 1948; she was a secretary; m Bill Hazelton; 2 children: Fred and Melanie.
             4.Valerie Marion Fiddes; b 10 Oct 1953 Truro,NS; she was a legal Secretary.  She is married and separated
                 and has two children.  A note says "Valarie has Grandma Margaret McNutts engagement ring.
             5.Bruce Fiddes; b __ Feb 1951; sells farm equipment.

1592C.116217     Florence Peters, b 13 Nov 1919 Glace Bay,NS; m Blake Montrait; b 6 Feb 1918 he worked for CNR.;
                            she was secretary to Drug Company. 2 sons:
                           1.Larry Montrait; b 11 Feb 1952 Scarborough,Toronto,Canada; res Toronto.
                           2.David Montrait; b 3 Apr 1954 Scarborough,Toronto,Canada;

1592C.116218     Eva Blanche Peters, b 21 Dec 1921 Glace Bay,NS; d ___ ; m 27 Sep 1946 Frank Nowlan, b 11 Feb 1921 Bouctouche,NB; d ____ ; Eva was secretary to RCMP; Frank Nowlan was in the Army then worked for Bell Canada in Nova Scotia. 2 daughters:
     1.Maureen Joyce Nowlan, b 14 Oct 1948 Fredericton,NB; m 28 June 1981 in Bridgewater, N.S., Richard Peckham, jr.;
        b 16 Oct 1937; He is a Doctor of Behavioral Psychology. She is a registered nurse, BNSC and has a Masters in
        Clinical Specialist in Psychiatry.They have no children.

     2.Barbara Marion Nowlan, b 20 Mar 1951 Fredericton,NB; m 22 June 1973 in Halifax, Nove Scotia, Mathew A. Vail,
        He is a Family Practice Doctor and works in Industrial Medicine in Austin Texas.She has a Bachelor of Education
        degree and taught math. They have two children listed:
        1.Peter Stewart Vail, b 26 Jul 1974 Halifax,NS; attended Texas Christian College.
        2.Lisa Maureen Vail, b 16 Feb 1978 Middleton,NS.

1592C.116219     Helen Frances Peters, b 4 May 1924 Glace Bay,NS; d 24 Sep 1991 Stoney Creek,Ont.; m Robert Joseph Jacobs, b 26 Dec 1924; Robert Joseph Jacobs - an electrician Defasco. They had 3 sons:
         1.Stephen Robert Jacobs, b 28 Feb 1952 Stoney Creek,Ont; m Jennifer ____ . 2 sons.
         2.Paul Douglas Jacobs, b 11 Jun 1955 Stoney Creek,Ont; m Mary ____ .
         3.Greg Allan Jacobs, b 08 June 1957; married with 2 children.

Bigelow Society,The Bigelow Family Genealogy, Vol II, pg 423;
Howe, Bigelow Family of America;
records of Bigelow Society historian/genealogist.

1592C.116215     Gerald Fullerton Peters, b 14 Mar 1916; d 03 May 2009 ; m ca 1940 Katherine Spence; res Bedford, NS
Subject: PETERS, Gerald Fullerton (Halifax Herald May 5/09)
PETERS, Gerald Fullerton

Bedford, passed away May 3, 2009, in Dartmouth General Hospital at the age of 93. Born in Lower Onslow March 14, 1916, he was a son of Bruce and Blanche (Bigelow) Peters. He was a welder by trade and was involved in the repairing of both naval and merchant vessels at the Halifax Shipyards during the Second World War. Later on he had a long career in the construction industry working for Construction Equipment, Sagadore Cranes and Purdy Brothers in Halifax. He had a passion for boating and the sea, captaining first the Wasp, followed by the Sam & Judy and finally the Fundy Tide over a 50 year period. After moving to Bedford in 1952, he joined the Armdale Yacht Club, where he was a charter member up until the time of his passing. He served as the Fleet Captain at the club on several occasions and regularly shared in club cruises with his family and friends to places such as the Bras D'Or Lakes, and along the south shore of Nova Scotia spending many summers with family and fellow sailors at a quiet marina in Back Harbour, Chester. He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Katherine (Spence), Bedford; daughters, Margie Gillam, Halifax; Donna (Andrew) Anderson, Halifax; Helen Archibald, Waverley; sons, Rick (Tammy), Dartmouth; Fred (Janet), New Glasgow; special daughter and caregiver, Sharmon (Rick) Petrie, Lakeview; sisters, Eva (Frank) Nowlan, Bridgewater; Florence Montriat, Victoria, B. C.; 11 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by daughter, Patricia; granddaughter, Angela Burke and son-in-law, Allan Archibald; brothers, Roy, Carl, Earl; sisters, Helen, Grace, Marian. Memorial services to take place Wednesday, May 6, at 11 a.m. in Bedford United Church in Bedford, Rev. Diane Tingley officiating, reception to follow in the church hall. Family flowers only. Donations can be made to the Autism Care Center of the South Shore c/o Bridgewater Senior/Junior High, 100 York Street, Bridgewater, NS B4V 1R3. Arrangements entrusted to T. K. Barnard Funeral Home, Bedford. On-line condolences: tkbarnard@eastlink.ca. Special thanks to all the nurses and staff of 3 East, Dartmouth General Hospital and especially Dr. Lawless.

From: Larry Baxter  larrybaxter@ns.sympatico.ca

Modified - 07/25/2009
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