Augustin Harris Pitre

1872 Houma, Louisiana 1941 Houma, Louisiana

 

 

Continuation of tree (2nd child of Alfred Pitre/Odilia Giroir); all known surname descendants:

               8          Augustin Harris Pitre  b: 18 August 1872  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 6 November 1941  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                  +Laura Margaret Bergeron  b: 1 March 1875  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; m: 10 April 1893  St. Francois de Sales, Houma, Terrebonne, LA [Sylvester/Eve ---]; d: 20 December 1949  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                           9          Marie Jennie Pitre  b: 31 August 1893  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 10 August 1967  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                          +Thomas Napoleon Cadiere  b: 18 July 1885; m: 19 February 1912  Houma, Terrebonne, LA [Oleus/Clementine Babin]; d: 27 May 1969  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                           9          Joseph James Pitre  b: 28 November 1896  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 9 March 1955  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                          +Josephine Leonard  b: 25 July 1898  Terrebonne, LA; m: 28 March 1914  Houma, Terrebonne, LA [Alcide/Valerie Louisa Olivier]; d: 10 September 1965  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                           9          Mary Agnes Pitre  b: 21 October 1899  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 20 September 1977  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                          +Dennis Columbus Ledet  b: 12 October 1899; m: Bef. 1920; d: 29 May 1973  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                           9          Clemille Pitre  b: 8 March 1902  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 18 September 1967  Westwego, Jefferson, LA

                                          +Emma Lebeouf  b: Abt. 1903; m: Abt. 1921; d: 23 January 1969  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                        *2nd Wife of Clemille Pitre:

                                          +Agnes Hebert (Hebert)  b: Abt. 1910  Lafourche, LA; m: Aft. 1940 [Amedee Robert/Celesie Henriette Pitre]; d: 9 December 1950  Westwego, Jefferson, LA

                                        *3rd Wife of Clemille Pitre:

                                          +Lucille Rink (Orgeron, Breaux)  b: 26 October 1906; m: 8 September 1951  Gretna, Jefferson, LA [Baptiste/Eveline Benoit]; d: 19 June 1984  Algiers, Orleans, LA

                           9          Alfred Joseph Pitre  b: 5 September 1906  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 28 August 1955  Gretna, Jefferson, LA

                                          + Emma Devillier  b: 12 November 1908; m: Abt. 1926 [Joseph A./Marie ---] (divorced); d: 19 December 1989  Slidell, St. Tammany, LA

                                        *2nd Wife of Alfred Pitre:

                                          + Antoinia Arcement   b: 12 July 1906  Labadieville, Assumption, LA; m: Abt. 1939; d: 21 June 1992  Algiers, Orleans, LA

                           9          Beulah Mary Pitre  b: 20 December 1911  Terrebonne, LA; d: 25 November 1999  Metairie, Jefferson, LA

                                           + Wicliff J. Ledet  b: 9 September 1908; m: Abt. 1929; d: 5 September 1997  Metairie, Jefferson, LA

                           9          Alice M. Pitre  b: 20 January 1919  Terrebonne, LA; d: 17 December 1989  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                           +Lowrey Ezra Belanger  b: 19 August 1911; m: unknown; d: 11 May 1968  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                         *2nd Husband of Alice M. Pitre:

                                           +Novel Joseph Duplantis  b: 18 January 1909; m: unknown [Camille J./Eliza ---]; d: 2 October 1982  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

 

 

Notes for Augustin Harris Pitre:

Census

- 1900 Terrebonne, Louisiana:  Alfred Pitre 69, wife of 40 years Odelia 60, Josephine 16; son Harry 26 (swamper), wife of 8 years Laura 24, Jennie 6, Jimmie 3, Agnes 1 month.

- 1910 Terrebonne, LA:  Harris Pitre 47 (field laborer), wife of 18 years Laura 45, Jennie 17, Jimmie 14, Agnes 10, Clemille 8, Alfred 3.

- 1920 Daigleville, Terrebonne, LA:  Harris Pitre 48 (saw mill/laborer), wife Laura 43, Clemille 15 (oyster packery/laborer), Alfred 13, Beulah 9, Alice 11 months.

- 1930 New Orleans, LA:  Harris A. Pitre 57, wife Laura 55, Alfred J. 23, Alice M. 11; son-in-law Wickliff J. Ledet 21, wife Beulah M. 19.  [6339 Tchoupitoulas]

- 1940 Terrebonne, LA:  Harris Pitre 67 [800 house value], wife Laura 64.

Tombstone inscription, Magnolia Cemetery, Houma, LA:  BELANGER / Mrs. Harris Pitre / Mar. 1, 1875 - Dec. 20, 1949 / Irene Eskind Belanger / Dec. 22, 1942 - July 21, 2001  //  Lowrey E. Belanger, Sr. / Aug. 19, 1911 - May 11, 1968 / Alice Pitre Belanger / "Mama" / Jan. 20, 1919 - Dec. 17, 1989 / she never knew a stranger

Obituaries for the children:

Marie Jennie Pitre:  Houma Courier (LA), Friday, 11 August 1967:  Funeral services for Mrs. Jennie Pitre Cadiere are scheduled for 1 a.m. Friday, August 11 from the funeral home to Holy Rosary Catholic Church with interment in the church cemetery.  Mrs. Cadiere died Thursday, August 10 at her residence, 126 Pitre.  She was 73 and a native of Terrebonne Parish.  Survivors include her husband, Thomas Cadiere; four sons, Wilbert Cadiere of Bourg; and Harris, Joseph and Shelby Cadiere of Houma; four daughters, Mrs. Ovide Babin, Mrs. Ivy Lirette, Mrs. Edmond Babin, and Mrs. Charles Dupre, all of Houma; 26 grandchildren; and 27 great grandchildren.  Chauvin Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Tombstone inscription, Holy Rosary Cemetery, Houma, LA:  Jennie Marie P. Cadiere / Aug. 31, 1893 - Aug. 10, 1967 / Thomas N. Cadiere / July 18, 1885 - May 27, 1969

 

Joseph James Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, Holy Rosary Cemetery, Houma, LA:  JAMES J. PITRE / A. J. Pitre / Oct. 18, 1936 - May 27, 1954 / James J. Pitre Sr. / July 29, 1896 - March 9, 1955 / Josephine Leonard Pitre / July 25, 1898 - Sept. 10, 1965 / Leonard R. Pitre / Feb. 2, 1951 - Jan. 4, 1964

 

Mary Agnes Pitre:  Tombstone Inscriptions, St. Francis de Sales Cemetery #1, Houma, LA:  Dennis Columbus Ledet / Oct. 12, 1899 - May 29, 1973 / Agnes P. Ledet / Oct. 21, 1899 - Sept. 20, 1977

 

Clemile Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 19 September 1967:  Of Westwego, Louisiana on Monday, September 18, 1967, at 7:10 o'clock a.m., Clemile J. Pitre, beloved husband of Lucille Rink, father of Earle, Emile and Allan Pitre, Mrs. Eule Sovine and Mrs. Joyce Malcolm, stepfather of Mrs. Douglas Baker, Walter and Wallace Breaux, Horace and Edward Orgeron, brother of Mrs. Alice Bellanger, Mrs. Agnes Ledet and Mrs. Beulah Ledet, age 65 years.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from The Westside Funeral Homes Co., 5101 Westbank Expressway, Marrero, Louisiana, on Wednesday, September 20, 1967 at 11 a.m.  Followed by Low Mass at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Church, Westwego, Louisiana.  Interment in Westwego Cemetery, Westwego, Louisiana.  Friends may call after 4 p.m., Tuesday, September 19, 1967.

 

Alfred J. Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Monday, 29 August 1955 - Of Gretna, La., on Sunday, August 28, 1955, at 9:15 o'clock a.m., Alfred J. Pitre, beloved husband of Antoinia Arcement; father of Delbert J. and Barbara T. Pitre; son of the late Laura Bergeron and Harris Pitre: brother of Mrs. Thomas Cadiere, Mrs. Denis Ledet, Mrs. Wickless Ledet, Mrs. Lorwey Bellanger and Clamile Pitre and the late James Pitre: aged 48 years: a native of Houma, La., and a resident of Gretna, La., for the past 20 years.  Relatives and friends of the family, also officers and members of the First Ward Improvement Association and employees of T. Smith and Son, are invited to attend the funeral, which will take place on Monday, August 29, 1955, at 3:30 o'clock p.m., from the Mothe Funeral Homes, Inc., 1300 Vallette street, Algiers.  Interment in Westlawn Memorial Park, Jefferson parish, Louisiana.


Beulah Mary Pitre:  Houma Courier (LA), 28 November 1999:  Beulah Mary Pitre Ledet, 87, died (25th).  Visitation will be from 6 to 10 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. until funeral time Monday at Jefferson Chapel of Tharp Sontheimer Tharp Funeral Home in Metairie.   Mass will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the chapel, with interment in Jefferson Memorial Gardens.  She is survived by two sons, Russel Ledet and Robert Ledet; three daughters, Betty L. Valenti, Brenda Ledet and Laura Ledet; 14 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Wicliff "Bick" J. Ledet; her parents, Harris Pitre and Laura Bergeron Pitre; two sons, Richard and Joseph Ledet; and four siblings, Alfred Pitre, Clemile Pitre, Agnes Pitre Ledet and Alice Pitre Bellanger Duplantis.  She was a member of the Harahan Lions and Lioness club.

Tombstone Inscriptions, Jefferson Memorial Gardens, Saint Rose, St. Charles Parish, LA:  Wicliff "Bick" Ledet / 9-9-1908 - 9-5-97 / Beulah Pitre Ledet / 12-20-11 - 11-25-99 

 

Alice M. Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, Magnolia Cemetery, Houma, LA:  Lowrey E. Belanger, Sr. / Aug. 19, 1911 - May 11, 1968 / Alice Pitre Belanger / 'Mama' / Jan. 20, 1919 - Dec. 17, 1989 / she never knew a stranger

 

 

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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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