Augustus Alexander Pinette

25 January 1873–3 October 1939 (Age 66)

The Life of Augustus Alexander

Augustus Alexander Pinette was born on 25 January 1873, in Canada as the son of John Henry Pinette and Catherine Hayes. He married Mary Elizabeth Hadley on 9 October 1891, in Moncton, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Bangor, Penobscot, Maine, United States in 1900. He died on 3 October 1939, in Searsport, Waldo, Maine, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Paul Cemetery, Waldo, Waldo, Maine, United States.

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Augustus Alexander Pinette
Mary Elizabeth Hadley
Marriage: 9 October 1891
Edna Edwina Pinette
Robert A. Pinette
Edith Pinette
Ethel May Pinette
Francis James Pinette
Addison William Pinette

Spouse and Children

9 October 1891
Moncton, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada



    Robert A. Pinette


    Edith Pinette


    Ethel May Pinette


    Francis James Pinette


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    John Henry Pinette


    Catherine Hayes





    Mary J. Pinette


    Raymond Pinette


World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 2

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Canadian spelling of French Pinet, from a diminutive of pina ‘pinecone’. The spelling reflects the Canadian practice of pronouncing the final -t, which is not done in metropolitan French.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Augustus A Punitte, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Augustus A A Peroutte in entry for <Unknown>, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • Augustus Alexander Pinette, "Maine, World War I Draft Registration Index, 1917-1919"

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