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Ademor/Adam/Adamore Napoleon PETIT  1866 - 1914 PIONEER    PARENTS    LIFE    NOTES    LABELS    PHOTOS    THANK YOU

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Ademor/Adam/Adamore Napoleon PETIT  1866 - 1914

aka Ademor Napoleon Petit, Adam Napoleon Petit, Adamore Napoleon Petit, Ademor N. Petit, Adam N. Petit, Adamore N. Petit, Ademor Petit, Adam Petit, Adamore Petit, A. Petit
nationality American
occupation experimentist
birth 13 March 1866, ......., Québec, CANADA
remark
baptism
death .... 1914, ......................
burial
marriage
Flora HUOT(T)

b. .. Oct 1863, Chicopee Falls, Hampden, Massachusetts
d. ..........

children
  • Aurore

    b. 1 July 1889, Bridgeport, Fairfield, Connecticut
    d. 26 Nov 1978, Guilford, New Haven, CT

  • Wilbur

    b. .... <1904> ...., Baltimore, Maryland
    d. .................

  • Margaret

    b. .... <1908>, ......., Baltimore, Maryland
    d. ................


PARENTS

father Léon R. PETIT

b. 7 Feb 1842, ........, CANADA
d. ................

mother Délia BOUSQUET

b. ............, CANADA
d. .... 1877, .............

remark remarried on 23 June 1878 in Chicopee, Massachusetts 2nd wife: Philomene/Phebe JOHNSON

b. .... <1840>, ........, CANADA
d. ...............

children
  • Leon

    b. .... <1864>, ........., CANADA
    d. ............

  • Albert O.

    b. .. Jan 1865, ......, CANADA
    d. ............

  • Ademor

    b. .. March 1866, ..............
    d. ..............

  • Arthur

    b. .... <1875>, ......., CANADA
    d. ...........


LIFE


1880 CENSUS (Chicopee, Hampden, Massachusetts):
R. Leon PETETT (38y) Laborer
Phebe PETETT (40y) Keeping House
- Leon PETETT (16y) Dry Goods Clerk
- Albert PETETT (15y) Works In Cotton Mill
- Adamir PETETT (14y) Works In Cotton Mill
- Arthur PETETT (5y)
- Louis JOHNSON, stepson (17y) Works In Cotton Mill
- William JOHNSON, stepson (16y) Works In Cotton Mill
- Charles JOHNSON, stepson (11y) At School
- Delia JOHNSON, stepdaughter (20y) Works In Cotton Mill
- Clara JOHNSON, stepdaughter (13y) Works In Cotton Mill
- Napoleon HOUDE, stepson-in-law (24y) Works In Cotton Mill
- Amelia HOUDE, stepdaughter (19y)



1900 CENSUS (Newark, Essex, New Jersey):
Adamore PETIT (35y) machinist (born in CANADA)
Flora (36y)
- Aurore (10y)



1910 CENSUS (Baltimore, Baltimore (independent city), Maryland):
Adam N. PETIT (42y) Experimenter Machinery
Flora H. (47y) merchant phonographs
- Aurora (20y) artist painter





1930 CENSUS (10 Apr 1930 Baltimore City, Maryland):
Flora PETIT (67y) seamstress - interior decorator
- Margaret (22y) stenographer - rubber co.
- Wilbur (24y) salesman - chain store



In 1899 had organized THE EDISONIA COMPANY of Newark, NJ with brothers: Albert O. PETIT and Arthur PETIT (Kinnear, p. 11)



Ademor N. PETIT
+ [Mrs] Ademor N. PETIT (no age)
+ Miss Aurora PETIT (no age)
ethnicity: USA, American
profession: ............
date of departure: .. May 1902
port of departure: New York
ship's name: SS "CELTIC"
date of arrival: 17 May 1902, Liverpool, ENGLAND
age on arrival: no age
place of residence: .............
(listed as English (sic) subjects)



Ademor N. PETIT
+ Flaora H. (41y)
+ Aurore (15y)
ethnicity: USA, American
profession: experimentist
date of departure: 4 March 1905
port of departure: Le Havre, Seine-Inferior, FRANCE
ship's name: SS "LA TOURAINE"
date of arrival: 13 March 1905
age on arrival: 39y
place of residence: Newark, NJ


NOTES

  • "Both Sides Then": The Strange Origins of the Double-Sided Disc Record by Allen Koenigsberg (in: The Sound Box of December 2010, pp. 8-12). Also online article.
  • The Zon-o-phone Record. A discography of recordings produced by the International Zonophone Company and associated companies in Europe and the Americas. 1901-1903 by Ernie Bayly and Michael Kinnear. Victoria, 2001, p. 11


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Allen Koenigsberg
Tracy Tomaselli