Augustin Adam Pitre

1881 Houma, Louisiana 1943 Bayou Blue, Louisiana



Continuation of tree (7th child of Jean Baptiste Amadeo Pitre/2nd wife Onesia Victorine Malborough); all known surname descendants:

               8          Augustin Adam Pitre  b: 28 October 1881  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 20 November 1943  Bayou Blue, Terrebonne, LA

                                 +Claire Helene Thibodeaux  b: 28 October 1883  Lafourche, LA; m: 30 May 1900  Lafourche, LA; d: 29 December 1972  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                          9          Harris Etienne Pitre  b: 3 August 1901  Lafourche, LA; d: 16 December 1971  Bayou Blue, Lafourche, LA

                                         +Leona Cadiere  b: 29 December 1901; m: Abt. 1921 [Eugene/Selma Victoria Gros]; d: 10 February 1992  Bayou Blue, Lafourche, LA

                          9          Jeanne Vernice Pitre  b: 6 May 1903  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 11 January 1997  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                         +Eddie Paul Babin  b: 26 April 1906; m: 10 February 1924  St. Joseph, Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 31 December 1976

                          9          Evans Pitre  b: 8 July 1906  Lafourche, LA; d: 12 March 1984  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                         +Mary Louise Marcel  b: 3 January 1908; m: Abt. 1925 [Felicien/Josephine ---]; d: 20 May 1985  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                          9          Ismay Pitre  b: 20 September 1908  Lafourche, LA; d: 28 August 1993  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                         +Clyde Duplantis  b: 6 June 1902  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; m: 19 November 1930  Houma, Terrebonne, LA [Augustin Ulger/Eulicia Marie Toups]; d: 26 September 1939  New Orleans, LA    

                          9          Vivian Pitre  b: 18 January 1911  Terrebonne, LA; d: 11 January 1976  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                                         +Louis Anise Bourgeois  b: 9 October 1905; m: Abt. 1936 [Charles/Elizabeth Richard]; d: 27 April 1975  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                          9          Eustice Junius Pitre  b: 12 April 1913  Bayou Blue, Terrebonne, LA; d: 21 December 1972  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                         +Rose Kreamer  b: 3 May 1917  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; m: Abt. 1933 [Theodore/Leah Peltier]; d: 3 February 1998  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                          9          Virgis Joseph Pitre  b: 26 August 1915  Bayou Blue, Terrebonne, LA; d: 9 May 1979  Franklin, St. Mary, LA

                                         +Hattie Marie Boudreaux (Dugas)  b: 19 January 1917  Lafourche, LA; m: 14 December 1938  Franklin, St. Mary, LA [Dudley Frank/Angele Marie Knoblock]; d: 22 August 1964  Franklin, St. Mary, LA

                          9          Pearl Marie Pitre  b: 27 August 1917  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 25 January 2020  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                         +Bernard Clay Leboeuf  b: 16 September 1915  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; m: 10 November 1936  Lafourche, LA [George Peter/Bertha Bernard]; d: 7 April 1992  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                          9          Leah Marie Pitre  b: 3 June 1920  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 24 March 1982  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                         +Flandris Joseph Pitre  b: 3 August 1916  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; m: 4 October 1947  Houma, Terrebonne, LA [Joseph Elie/Lena Marie Bergeron]; d: 28 April 1964  Houma, Terrebonne, LA



Notes for Augustin Adam Pitre:


- 1900 Lafourche, Louisiana:  Augustin Pitre 18, wife Clara 15 (just married).


- 1910 Lafourche, LA:  Augusta Pitre 29 (farm laborer), wife of 10 years Clara 25 (4 of 5 children still living), Harris 9, Vines 6, Evans 4, Esmay 21 months.


- 1920 Terrebonne, LA:  Augustin Pitre 39 (farm laborer), wife Clara 38, Harris 18, Vanese 17, Evans 14, Esma 12, Olivia 10, Erastus 7, Verges 5, Pearl 3.


- 1930 Terrebonne, LA:  Augustin Pitre 49, wife Clara T. 47, Eustis J. 17, Virgis J. 15, Pearl M. 12, Leah L. 9.

- 1940 Bayou Blue, Lafourche, LA:  Augustine Pitre 60 farmer [$400 house value], wife Clara 56.

- 1950 Houma, Terrebonne, LA:  F. J. Pitre 33 electrician/for self, wife Lillian M. 29, Meryl L. 2, Brenda A. 1, Suzanne T. (Dec), widowed mother Clara Pitre 67.

WW1 registration records:  Augustin Pete; Terrebonne, LA; born 28 Oct 1881; Clara Pete; tall (5'6"), medium build; grey eyes & dark hair.

WWII Records:  Augustin Adam Pitre, res. Houma, LA; b. 28 Oct 1880 Terrebonne, LA; contact Mrs. Augustin Pitre (same address); 5' 8", 140 lbs., brown eyes & gray hair, ruddy complexion; 27 Apr 1942 Thibodaux, LA.


Tombstone Inscription, St. Francis de Sales Cemetery #1, Houma, LA:  AUGUSTIN PITRE / Augustin Pitre / Oct. 28, 1880 - Nov. 29, 1943 / Clara Pitre / Oct. 28, 1883 - Dec. 29, 1972


Notes for Claire Helene Thibodeaux:

Obituary:  Houma Daily Courier (LA), Sunday, 31 December 1972:  Clara Pitre Expires in Nursing Home:  Mrs. Clara Pitre, 89, died Friday, December 29 at Saco Nursing Home.  Services are set for 2 p.m. this afternoon in St. Gregory Barbarigo Catholic Church with interment in St. Francis No. 1 cemetery.   She is survived by two sons, Evans and Virges Pitre; and five sisters, Mrs. Eddie Babin, Mrs. Ismay Duplantis, Mrs. Vivian Bourgeois, Mrs. Bernard LeBoeuf, and Mrs. Lea Pitre.   She is survived by 38 grandchildren, 71 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren.  Preceding her in death were two brothers, the late Harris and Eustis Pitre, and her husband, the late Augustine Pitre.  First National Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Obituaries for the children:

Harris Etienne Pitre:  Tombstone Insription, St. Louis Cemetery, Lafourche, LA:  Harris E. Pitre / Aug. 3, 1901 Dec. 16, 1971 / Iray J. Pitre / March 17, 1923 Jan. 8, 1955 / Leona Cadiere Pitre / Dec. 29, 1901 Feb 10, 1992


Jeanne Vernice Pitre:  Houma Courier (LA):  Vernice Jeanne Pitre Babin, 93, a native of Lafourche Parish and resident of Houma, died at 1:59 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, 1997.  Visitation was scheduled from 8 a.m. to funeral time today at Chauvin Funeral Home.  Mass was scheduled for 2 p.m. today at the funeral home, with burial in St. Francis de Sales Cemetery.  She is survived by one son, Eddie Babin Jr. of Houma; one sister, Mrs. Bernard (Pearl) LeBouef of Houma; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Eddie Joseph Babin Sr.; her parents, Augustin and Clair Thibodeaux Pitre; one son, Rudolph Babin; four brothers, Harris, Evans, Eustice and Virgus Pitre; and three sisters, Mrs. Louis (Vivian) Bourgeois, Mrs. Flandris (Leah) Pitre and Mrs. Clyde (Ismay) Duplantis.  She was a homemaker and a parishioner of St. Gregory Catholic Church.

Tombstone inscription, St. Francis de Sales Cemetery, Houma, LA:  Eddie P. Babin Sr. / Apr. 26, 1906 - Dec. 31, 1976 / Vernice Pitre Babin / May 6, 1903 - Jan. 11, 1997

Evans Pitre:  Tombstone Inscriptions, St. Francis de Sales Cemetery #2, LA:  In loving memory of / husband / Evans J. Pitre / July 8, 1906 / March 12, 1984 // In loving memory of / wife / Marie L. Pitre / Jan. 3, 1908 / May 20, 1985


Ismay Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, St. Francis de Sales Cemetery #1, Houma, LA:  CLYDE DUPLANTIS, SR. / Clyde Duplantis / June 6, 1902 - Sept. 26, 1939 / Ismay P. Duplantis / Sept. 20, 1908 - Aug. 28, 1993


Vivian Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 13 Jan 1976:  Vivian Pitre Bourgeois, on January 11, 1976, at 1:00 o'clock p.m., wife of the late Louis A. Bourgeois, mother of Louis Bourgeois Jr., Miss Suzie Bourgeois, Miss Patricia Bourgeois, Mrs. Adam (Diane) Poincon, Mrs. Robert (Beverly) Adams, sister of Mrs. Eddie Babin, Mrs. Ismay Duplantis, Mrs. Leah Pitre, Mrs. Bernard LeBoeuf, Evans Pitre, Vergus Pitre and the late Harris and Eustice Pitre, 8 grandchildren, a native of Terrebonne Parish, and a resident of Thibodaux, La., age 64 years.  Freinds and relatives are invited to attend the funeral.  Services on Wednesday, January 14, 1976.  Religious services at St. Joseph Catholic Church at 10:00 o'clock a.m. Interment in St. Joseph Cemetery.  Visitation on Tuesday, January 13, 1976, at Thibodaux Funeral Home, Thibodaux, La., from 1 p.m. until funeral time on Wednesday.  Thibodaux Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Tombstone Inscriptions, St. Joseph Cemetery, Thibodaux, LA:  Mrs. Louis A. Bourgeois / Jan. 18, 1911 - Jan. 11, 1976 / Lucille M. Bourgeois / April 18, 1938 - December 2, 2005  //  Louis A. Bourgeois / Oct. 9, 1905 - April 27, 1975

Eustice J. Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, Saint Francis de Sales Cemetery #2 , Houma, LA:  Eustice J. Pitre / Apr. 12, 1913 - Dec. 21, 1972 / Loving mother of 12 / Rose Kreamer Pitre / May 3, 1917 - Feb. 3, 1998

Virgis Joseph Pitre:  St Mary and Franklin Banner Tribune (LA), Thursday, 10 May 1979:   Virgis Joseph Pitre, 63, died yesterday at 4 p.m. at Franklin Foundation Hospital following a brief illness.  He was a resident of Franklin and a native of Bayou Blue.  The deceased was a foreman in the sugar industry.  Visitation will be Friday from 9 to 11 a.m. at Ibert's Funeral Home.  Services will be at the Church of the Assumption with interment in the Franklin Cemetery.  He was preceded in death by his wife, the late Hattie Boudreaux Pitre.  He is survived by three daughters Mrs. Dolores Simoneaux of Baker, Mrs. Loretta Swafford of Franklin, Mrs. Bonnie Gauthier of Brittany, La.; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Tombstone Inscription:  Virgis J. Pitre / born Aug 26, 1915 / died May 9, 1979 // Hattie B. Pitre / Jan. 19, 1917 / died Aug. 22, 1974


Pearl Marie Pitre:  August 27, 1917 - January 25, 2020.  Pearl Marie Pitre LeBoeuf, age 102, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 7:35 p.m.  She was a native and resident of Houma, LA.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the visitation at St. Francis de Sales Cathedral on Monday, February 3, 2020 beginning at 9:00 a.m. until a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. with burial following in St. Francis de Sales #1 Cemetery.  Pearl is survived by her son, Bernard T. LeBoeuf and wife, Sue; son-in-law, Daniel T. Sullivan; grandchildren, Mark S. Billiu. Lauren B. Duplantis, Amy E. Billiu, Thomas LeBoeuf, Ryan LeBoeuf, Corey Sullivan; 7 great-grandchildren; 6 great-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.  Pearl was preceded in death by her husband, Bernard Clay Pitre; parents, Augustin Adam and Claire Helene Thibodeaux Pitre; daughters, Claire LeBoeuf Billiu and Christine Ann Sullivan; brothers, Harris E. Pitre and wife, Leona, Evans Pitre and wife, Mary, Eustice J. Pitre and wife, Rose, Virgis J. Pitre and wife, Hattie; sisters, Jeanne Vernice Babin and husband, Eddie, Ismay Duplantis and husband, Clyde, Vivian Bourgeois and husband, Louis, and Leah Pitre and husband, Flandris.  enjoyed cooking, gardening and spending time with family and friends.  The door was always open, the coffee pot was always full and you never left hungry.  She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother.  She will be missed by all whose hearts she touched.  Chauvin Funeral Home is honored to serve the LeBoeuf family.


Leah Marie Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA), 25 March 1982:  Mrs. Leah P. Pitre, 61, a native and resident of Houma, died 11:50 p.m. Wednesday (24th).  She was a supervisor in Central Supply for Terrebonne General Hospital.  Visitation will be 4 p.m. until 10 p.m. today at the Chauvin Funeral Home.  The funeral is tentatively scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday in the funeral home chapel.  Burial will be in the Holy Rosary cemetery.  Survivors include two sons, Flandis P. Pitre, of New Orleans and Jerome Pitre, of Houma; four daughters, Mrs. Noel (Suzzannie) Smith, of Fort Sheridan, Chicago, Ill., Mrs. Ronald (Mary) Bourg, of Houma, Mrs. Kim (Brenda) Smith, of Houma, and Mrs. Dwayne (Mylisse) Chauvin of Houma; one brother, Evans Pitre, of Houma; three sisters, Mrs. Eddie (Vernice) Babin, of Houma, Mrs. Clyde (Ismay) Duplantis, of Houma and Mrs. Bernard (Pearl) LeBoeuf, of Houma, and ten grandchildren.  She is preceded in death by her husband, Flandis J. Pitre; her parents, Augustin Pitre and Clara Thibodaux Pitre; three brothers, Harris, Eustice and Virgust Pitre; and one sister, Mrs. Louis (Vivian) Bourgeois.  Chauvin Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Tombstone Inscription, Holy Rosary Cemetery, Houma:  Leah M. Pitre / June 3, 1920 / March 24, 1982 / Flandris J. Pitre Jr / RM3 US Navy / Vietnam / Apr. 5, 1951 - Jul 3, 1987  //  Flandris J. Pitre / Aug. 3, 1916 / Apr. 28, 1964 and Flandris J. Pitre / Louisiana / Tec5 87 Mecz Cav Recon Sq / World War II PH / Aug. 3, 1917 - April 28, 1964



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Items in RED verified from transcriptions in the following:

- South Louisiana Records: Church and Civil Records of Lafourche-Terrebonne Parishes  (Rev. Hebert)

- Some Louisiana deaths in RED taken from obituaries or the Louisiana Deaths collection (which includes spouses/parents).

- Some birthdates in RED taken from Social Security records based on obituary/tombstone inscription deathdate.


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