Alonzo L. Lepitre

1858 Geneva, Illinois after 1890 Chicago, Illinois



Continuation of tree (5th child of Pierre Jerome Lepitre/Eliza Ann Chatfield); all known surname descendants:

              7         Alonzo L. Lepitre  b: Abt. 1858  Geneva, Kane, IL; d: Bet. 1890-1900  Chicago, Cook, IL

                                +Mary Frances Yates  b: 25 October 1854  Chicago, Cook, IL; m: 11 December 1878  Chicago, Cook, IL [James D./Charlotte Dunn]; d: 17 February 1946  Techny, Cook, IL

                          8        Harold Alonzo Lepitre  b: 5 July 1879  Chicago, Cook, IL; d: 17 September 1927  Chicago, Cook, IL

                                      +Mathilda Greenberg  b: Abt. 1889; m: Abt. 1915 [Sol/Ethel ---]; d: Aft. September 1946

                          8        Loretta Lepitre  b: 5 March 1881  Chicago, Cook, IL; d: 16 August 1960 Wilmette, Cook, IL

                                      +Herman Strehl  b: 19 September 1877  Chicago, Cook, IL; m: 17 February 1904  Chicago, Cook, IL [Benedict Christian/Margaret McNamara]; d: 20 November 1956  Chicago, Cook, IL

                          8        Pierre Bertrand Lepitre  b: 29 July 1882  Chicago, Cook, IL; d: 11 August 1925  Chicago, Cook, IL

                                      +Mary A. Callahan  b: 28 September 1885  Chicago, Cook, IL; m: Abt. 1904 [William/Bridget ---]; d: 5 August 1935  Chicago, Cook, IL



Notes for Alonzo L. Lepitre:


- 1880 Chicago, Cook, Illinois:  Alonzo L. Lapete 22 (undertaker), wife Mary 24, Harold 10 months; widowed mother Eliza A. 57.

- 1900 Chicago, Cook, IL:  Widow Mary LePitre 45, Harold 20, Loretta 19, Bertrand 17.   

- 1910 Chicago, Cook, IL:  Henery J. Pilliod 31, wife Agnes M. 28; roomer Mary Le Pitre 55.

- 1920 Chicago, Cook, IL:  Widow Mary Lepietre 65 (dressmaker). (roomer)

- 1930 Chicago, Cook, IL:  Widow Mary Le Pitre 48, Robert 18, Loretta 15; widowed daughter Mary Olson 24, Shirley (Olson) 3 years 9 months; widowed mother-in-law Frances 75.

- 1940 Northfield, Cook, IL:  Widow Mary F. Le Pitre 75 inmate.  [Techny, St Ann's Home (Home for the Aged)]

Chicago city directory:

1889 - Alonzo L. Lepitre, clk, 14 Madison, h. Englewood

1889 (Lake City) - Alonzo Lepitre, undertaker, res 5918 Dickey, Englewood

1891 - Alonzo L. Lepitre, mngr., 483 State, h. 5918 Dickey

1891 - Co. A. L. LePitre, mngr., John Konold sec. and treas., undertakers, 483 State

1901 - h. 6337 S. Morgan:  Mary F. Lepitre, wid Alonzo; Harold Lepitre, clothing ctr; Miss Loretta Lepitre, vocalist; Bertrand P. Lepitre, sailor


Misc:  The Nevada State Police Bulletin, Carson City, Nevada, 1 July 1915:  Information Wanted - Any one knowing the whereabouts of Lon LePitre, a gambler who formerly worked in Seattle, Wash., and at Nome, Alaska, please communicate with this office or with his son, Hal A. LePitre, General Delivery, Marysville, Cal.

Tombstone Inscription:  Calvary Cemetery, Evanston, Cook, IL:  Mary Yates / Lepitre / 1854 - 1946

WWI registration records (sons):

Harold Alonzo Lepitre:  Hal Alonzo Le Pitre; Chicago, Cook, IL; born 5 Jul 1879; wife; medium height, stout build; blue eyes & brown hair.

Bertrand Lepitre:  Bertrand Pierre Le Pitrie; Chicago, Cook, IL; born 29 Jul 1882; Mary L Petrie (wife); medium height, medium build


Photos Online:

Loretta Lepitre:


Notes for Mary Frances Yates:

Memorium Obituary:  Chicago Tribune (IL), 16 February 1947:  Le Pitre - Mary Yates Le Pitre.  In loving memory of my dear mother, who passed away Feb. 17, 1946.  Loretta L. Strehl.



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- Some Illinois deaths in RED sourced from online death records (includes parents and/or spouse).


Last updated:  25 March 2021.