Adrien Louis Pitre

1837 Lafourche, LA 1930 Golden Meadow, LA



Continuation of tree (5th child of Louis Auguste Pitre/Marie Clotilde Lefort); all known surname descendants:

              7      Adrien Louis Pitre  b: 10 October 1837  Caminadaville, Lafourche, LA; d: 30 October 1930  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA

                               + Elizabeth Ortis  b: 11 January 1839  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1860  Barataria, Jefferson, LA [Joseph Casimir Hortis/Eleonore Marie Dugas]; d: 30 September 1905  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                         8           Louis Auguste Pitre  b: 11 January 1864  Lockport, Lafourche, LA

                                        + Anne Josephine Valence  b: Abt. 1870  Cheniere Caminada, Jefferson, LA; m: 30 July 1887  Cheniere Caminada, Jefferson, LA [Antoine/Elmire ----]

                         8           Adrienne Pitre  b: 2 April 1866  Lockport, Lafourche, LA; d: 17 February 1951  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA

                                        + Victor Royatien Coron  b: 23 February 1864  Caminadaville, Jefferson, LA; m: 10 May 1884  Caminadaville, Jefferson, LA; d: 15 July 1893  Caminadaville, Jefferson, LA

                                      *2nd Husband of Adrienne Pitre:

                                        + Horace Dantin  b: 27 September 1862  Cheniere Caminada, Jefferson, LA; m: 29 June 1895  Larose, Lafourche, LA [Elia Gerasime/Josephine Eliza Menard]; d: 3 December 1933  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA

                         8           Augustine 'Ernestine' Pitre  b: 27 February 1868  Lockport, Lafourche, LA; d: 2 November 1898  Larose, Lafourche, LA

                                        + Julien Leonce Pitre  b: 15 June 1866  Lockport, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1889  Lafourche, LA [Joseph Livaudais/Marie Julienne Lefort]; d: 7 August 1946  New Orleans, LA

                         8           Marie Elisabeth Pitre  b: 30 June 1870  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 18 January 1944  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA

                                        + Adrian Lefort  b: 25 January 1870  Lafourche, LA; m: 7 September 1889  Cheniere Caminada, Jefferson, LA [Alexis Eugene Pierre/Elize Marie Vizier]; d: 17 August 1927  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA

                         8           Victoria Pitre  b: 28 March 1873  Larose, Lafourche, LA

                                        + David Pitre  b: Abt. 1868  Lafourche, LA; m: 17 September 1892  Lafourche, LA [Augustin Justin/Virginia Adele Lefort]

                         8           Adrien Pitre  b: 15 April 1875  Lafourche, LA; d: 18 July 1951  Raceland, Lafourche, LA

                                        + Eliza Rosalie Lorraine  b: 13 February 1880  Larose, Lafourche, LA; m: 11 June 1898  Larose, Lafourche, LA [William Charles/Melina Philomene Bruce]; d: Bef. 1908

                                      *2nd Wife of Adrien Pitre:

                                         + Lorencia Martin  b: 13 June 1893  Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1908  Lafourche, LA [Robert/Octavie Josephine Dantin]; d: 28 January 1978  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                         8           Maximillien Eveque Pitre  b: 1 December 1877  Larose, Lafourche, LA; d: 3 March 1972  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                                        + Leocadie Adelaide Marie Dantin  b: 16 December 1880  Lafourche, LA; m: 27 September 1902  Lafourche, LA [Gerasime/Clemence Proctine]; d: 18 September 1923  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA          

                         8           Eloisca Pitre  b: February 1883  Larose, Lafourche, LA; d: 25 August 1905  Leeville, Lafourche, LA

                                        + Andrew Mercer Lathrop  b: 7 January 1880; m: 4 June 1904  Larose, Lafourche, LA [Andre/Lucy Ann Sandras]; d: 1905



Notes for Adrien Louis Pitre:


- 1860 Jefferson City, Jefferson, Louisiana:  Adrien Pitre 24 (laborer), wife Elis. 21.

- 1870 Cheniere Caminada, Jefferson, LA:  Adrien B. 31 (Italy) fisherman, wife Lisabait 27 (Italy), Augus 9, Augustina 7, Adrienne 5, Ernestine 1.   [There are 4 families next door to one another which appear to be Pitre families based on names/ages, location, however the parents are usually listed as b. Italy, and no proper surname is provided.]


- 1880 Jefferson, LA:  Adrien Pitre 34 (fisherman), wife Elizabeth 35, Auguste 15 (fisherman), Adrienne 14, Augustine 12, Eliza 9, Victoria 7, Adrien 4, Maximilien 2.


** In a report published by the Times Picayune newspaper regarding the October 1893 hurricane which devastated Cheniere Caminada along with other southern areas, amongst the living seen after the storm was "Adrien Pitri, wife & 7 children."

- 1900 Lafourche, LA:  Adrien Peet 65 (fisherman), wife of 35 years Elizabeth 66; 8 of 9 children still living, Melain 20 (fisherman), Elouiska 16.


- 1910

- 1920 Grand Isle, Jefferson, LA:  Adrien Pite 83 (farmer), wife (sic widow) Uranie 66.

- 1930 Jefferson, LA:  Widower Adrian Pitre 92, lodging with widow Euranie Lefort 77.


Tombstone Inscriptions, St. Joseph, Galliano, Lafourche, LA:  (cross on top) Adrien Pitre / Oct. 10, 1837 / Oct. 30, 1930  // (cross at bottom) Elizabet Orties / Decedee 30 Sept. 1905 agee 68 ans


Online photo:

Online photo: Adrienne Pitre:


WWI registration records (sons):

Adrien Pitre:  Adrien Pitre; Lafourche, LA; born 15 Apr 1875; Mrs. Lorancia Pitre (wife); short height, slender build; black eyes & black hair.

Maximillien Eveque:  Maxilien Pitre; Lafourche, LA; born 1 Dec 1876; Mrs. Lecodone Dantin Pitre; tall height, slender build; gray eyes & light hair.

Obituaries for the children:

Adrienne Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 18 February 1951:  At her residence, in Golden Meadow, La., on Saturday, February 17, 1951, at 3:30 o'clock a.m., Mrs. Adrienne M. Pitre Dantin, beloved wife of the late Horace Dantin; mother of Mrs. Willie Lathrop and Mrs. Gervais Anserve of Golden Meadow, La., and J.R. Dantin Sr., of Cut Off, La.; also survived by 21 grandchildren, 44 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren; aged 81 years; a native of Lafourche parish, La.  Relatives and friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, which will take place from the late residence, at Golden Meadow, La., on Monday, February 19, 1951, at 9 o'clock a.m.  Religious services at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic church, Golden Meadow, La.  Interment in St. Joseph cemetery, Galiano, La.  Chauvin and Thibodeaux, Thibodaux, La., in charge.


Adrien Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 19 July 1951 - At St. Ann's hospital, Raceland, La., on Wednesday, July 18, 1951, at 5:10 o'clock p.m., Adrien Pitre Jr., beloved husband of Lourencia Martin; father of Nickless, Ortin and Morgan Pitre, Mrs. Forest Pierce, Mrs. Henry Pitre, Mrs. Gustave Adam, Mrs. Howard Guidry, Mrs. Alex Cavert and Mrs. Norris Doucet; also survived by 18 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren; aged 76 years.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral, which will take place from the late residence, Golden Meadow, La., on Thursday, July 19, 1951, at 5 o'clock p.m.  Services at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic church, Golden Meadow, La.  Interment in Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic cemetery.  Falgout Funeral Home, Galiano, La., in charge.

Tombstone Inscriptions, Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano:  Doris Guidry / born Feb. 10, 1938 - died Jan. 12, 1946 / Mr. Adrien Pitre / born June 15, 1875 - died July 18, 1951 / Mrs. Adrien Pitre / born June 13, 1893 - died Jan. 28, 1978


Maximillien Eveque Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 5 March 1972:  Maximillian Pitre Sr., at Galliano, La., on Friday, March 3, 1972, at 5:00 o'clock p.m.; husband of the late Leocade Dantin; father of Ignace, Maximillien Jr., Harris and Felix Pitre, Mrs. Linzie Cheramie, Mrs. Andrew Hebert, Mrs. Elizabeth Callais, Mrs. Garris Danos and Mrs. Laura Pitre; survived by 18 grandchildren and 45 great-grandchildren; age 94 years; a native of Leeville, La., and a resident of Golden Meadow, La.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from Falgout Funeral Homes Inc., Galliano, La., on Sunday, March 5, 1972, at 3:00 o'clock p.m.  Religious services at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Galliano, La., at 3:30 p.m.  Interment in Church Cemetery.  Arrangements by Falgout.


Eloisca Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, Leefort Cemetery, Leeville, LA:  Eloisca Lathrop, nee Pitre decedee 25 Aout 1905, agee 22 ans


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Items in RED verified from transcriptions in the following:

- Diocese of Baton Rouge Catholic Church Records

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

- South Louisiana Vital Family Records: Terrebonne Genealogical Society

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

- Southwest Louisiana Records: Church and Civil Records of Parishes of Acadia, Allen Beauregard, Cameron, Calcasieu, Evangeline, Iberia, Jefferson Davis, Lafayette, St Landry, St Martin, St Mary and Vermillion.


Last updated:  10 February 2019.