Adrien Pitre

1875 Lafourche, Louisiana 1951 Raceland, LA

 

 

Continuation of tree (6th child of Adrien Louis Pitre/Elizabeth Ortis); all known surname descendants:

           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: 1905  Leeville, Lafourche, LA

                          9           Vene Jacob Joseph Pitre  b: 8 September 1899  Larose, Lafourche, LA; d: 27 September 1899  Larose, Lafourche, LA

                          9           Sidonia Rita Pitre  b: 23 August 1900  Larose, Lafourche, LA; d: 3 November 1979  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                         + Forest Joseph Pierce  b: 21 March 1893  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; m: 30 December 1916  Larose, Lafourche, LA [Ines Joseph/Emeranthe Sidonie Pitre]; d: 21 July 1964  Larose, Lafourche, LA

                          9           Nickless Joseph Pitre  b: 6 March 1902  Leeville, Lafourche, LA; d: 1 September 1990  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                         + Lydia Marguerite Pierce  b: 26 August 1903  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1921 [Ines Joseph/Emeranthe Sidonie Pitre]; d: 8 August 1989  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                          9           Venetia Marie Pitre  b: 15 September 1903  Larose, Lafourche, LA; d: 10 February 1954  New Orleans, LA

                                         +Henri Joachim Pitre  b: 15 July 1897  Larose, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1921 [James Joseph/Marie Arthelise Guillebaux]; d: 1 June 1972  Raceland, Lafourche, LA

                   

                           *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

                          9           Lorencia Pitre  b: 30 May 1909  Leeville, Lafourche, LA; d: 26 May 2006  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA

                                         + Auguste J. Adams  b: 7 April 1909  Galliano, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1930  Lafourche, LA [Auguste Emilien/Agnes Marie St. Pierre]; d: 24 April 1990  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA   

                          9           Pauline Pitre  b: 28 June 1911  Lafourche, LA; d: 26 August 2008  Lockport, Lafourche, LA      

                                         + Alexis Antoine Chabert  b: 20 April 1909  Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1932 [Alexis Antoine/Celeste Savoie]; d: 12 May 1979  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                          9           Ortis Mark Pitre  b: 7 October 1912  Leeville, Lafourche, LA; d: 18 October 1996  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                                         + Maggie Lerille (Terrebonne)  b: 19 July 1911  Lockport, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1934 [Clemille/Marie Gros]; d: 25 April 1994  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                          9           Angeline Pitre  b: 14 February 1916  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA; d: 9 February 1955  New Orleans, LA

                                         + Norris Marie Doucet  b: 10 December 1915  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1938 [Fremin/Alice Melancon]; d: 26 January 2005  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                          9           Octavie Pitre  b: 30 August 1918  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA; d: 21 March 1982  New Orleans, Orleans, LA

                                         + Howell Antoine Guidry  b: 4 December 1917  Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1939; d: 3 April 1964  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                                       *2nd Husband of Octavie Pitre:                            

                                         + John Joseph Boudreaux  b: 16 November 1907  Leeville, Lafourche, LA; m: Aft. 1960 [Jean/Ezelia Laura Cheramie]; d: 25 March 2001  Leeville, Lafourche, LA

                          9           Morgan Pitre  b: 9 February 1924  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA; d: 3 January 2013  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                         +Della June Blanchard  b: 14 June 1926  Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1947 [Albert Alcide/Georgette Marie Galjour]; d: 7 March 1984  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                       *2nd Wife of Morgan Anthony Pitre:

                                         +Betty Ann Griffin (Boudreaux)  b: 28 January 1944; m: unknown; d: Aft. January 2013

 

 

Notes for Adrien Pitre:

Census

- 1900 Lafourche, Louisiana:  Adrien Peet Jr. 25 (fisherman), wife of 2 years Louisa 20.

- 1910 Lafourche, LA:  Adrien Pitre 35, his 2nd wife of 1 year Laurencia 17, Laurencie 11 months; -o---y Martin 10 ----- son(?).  Children from 1st marriage Nickless Peter 9 & Venecia Peter 7 living with their cousin William Lanoue 20, wife Aleya 19; Sidonie Peter 9 living w/family of Clayborne Pierce 26 & wife Arnestine 19.

- 1920 Lafourche, LA:  Adrien Pitre 44 (working out), wife Lorsia 27, Lorrice 10, Pollen 8, Orties 7, Angelein 6, Octavie 1.  Other children: Norlis Pitre 17 & Vennesa Pitre 16, living with widow Nellie Lemire 47.


- 1930 Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA:  Adam Pitre 54, wife Laurencia 38, Pauline 18, Artise 17, Angeline 15, Octavia 11, Morgan 6.

- 1940 Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA:  Adrien Pitre 64 [$500 house value], wife Lorencia 47, Morgan 16.

- 1950 Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA:  Adriene J. Pitre 75, wife Lorencia 56.

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

 

Obituary:  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, LA:  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

 

Obituaries for the children:

Sidonia Rita Pitre:  Tombstone Inscriptions, Holy Rosary Church Cemetery, Larose, LA:  Forest J. Pierce / born March 21, 1893 / died July 21, 1964 / Sidonia P. Pierce / born August 23, 1900 / died November 3, 1979

 

Nickless Joseph Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA):  Funeral was at 10 a.m. Monday at Falgout Funeral Home in Galliano for Nickless Joseph Pitre, 88, a native of Leeville and resident of Cut Off, who died Sept. 1, 1990 at 5:25 p.m.  Visitation was at the funeral home from 1-11 p.m. Sunday and from 7 a.m. until funeral time Monday.  He was the father of Lawrence, Norman, Lindbergh, and Anatole Pitre, Irene P. Ledet, Lorraine P. Guidry, and Rita Savoie; half brother of Ortis and Morgan Pitre, Lorencia P. Adams, and Pauline P. Chabert.  He is also survived by 18 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren, and three step-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Lydia Pierce Pitre; parents, Andrien and Lazian Lorraine Pitre; brothers, Lawrence and Loris Pitre; sisters, Sedonia P. Pierce and Venecia P. Pitre and half sisters, Angeline P. Doucet and Octavia P. Guidry.  Falgout Funeral Home of Galliano in charge of arrangements.

Tombstone Inscriptions:  Holy Rosary Church Cemetery, Larose, LA:  Lydia P. Pitre / born Aug. 26, 1903 - died Aug. 8, 1989 / Nickless Pitre / born March 6, 1902 - died Sept. 1, 1990 / Jesus said to her: I am the resurrection and the life.  He that exercises faith in me, even though he dies, will come to life. / John 11:25

 

Venetia Marie Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 12 February 1954:  At New Orleans, La., on Wednesday, February 10, 1954, at 8:30 o'clock p.m., Benica Pitre, beloved wife of Henry J. Pitre, mother of Mrs. Robert LeBoeuf of Houma, La., Decatur J. Pitre, stationed on the U.S.S. Missouri, survived by 3 grandchildren; sister of Nickles Pitre of Cut Off, La., Mrs. Forrest Pierce of Cut Off, La., Mrs. Gustave Adams, Mrs. Norris Doucet, Mrs. Howell Guidry and Morgan Pitre, all of Golden Meadow, La., Mrs. Alex Chabert, Ortis Pitre of Westwego, La.; age 51 years.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral, which will take place from the Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Galiano, La., on Friday, February 12, 1954, at 2:30 o'clock p.m.  Religious services at the Sacred Heart Catholic church, Cut Off, La.  Interment in Holy Savior Catholic cemetery, Lockport, La.  Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Galiano, La., in charge.
Memorial:
Times Picayune (N. O., LA), 9 May 1954: (photo) In loving memory of our dear wife and mother, Mrs. Venicia Pitre, died February 10, 1954, Memories are treasures no one can steal; Death a heartache no one can heal; Some may forget, now that you're gone; But we'll remember, no matter how long. Sadly missed by Husband, Daughter and Son.

Tombstone Inscriptions, Holy Savior Church Cemetery, Lockport, LA:  Venicia M. Pitre / Sept. 14, 1903 - Feb. 10, 1954 / James J. Pitre / 1874 - Oct. 14, 1954 / Artilise Guilbeau Pitre / 1876 - Aug. 2, 1955 / Henry J. Pitre / July 15, 1898 - June 1, 1972
 

Lorencia Pitre:  Houma Courier (LA), 29 May 2006:  Lorencia "Nan" Pitre Adams, 96, a native of Leeville and resident of Golden Meadow, died Friday, May 26, 2006.  Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to funeral time Tuesday at Our Lady of Prompt Succor in Golden Meadow.  Mass will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church, with burial in the church cemetery.  She is survived by two daughters, Thelma A. Griffin and Aline A. Bruce; one brother, Morgan Pitre; one sister, Pauline Chabert; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Gustave "August" Adams; her parents, Adrien Pitre and Laurentia Martin Pitre; two sons, Robert Adams and Leonard Adams; one brother, Ortis Pitre; two sisters, Octavia Boudreaux and Angelina Doucet; two stepsisters, Sedonia Pierce and Vanessa Pitre; and one stepbrother, Nicholas Pitre.  She was a parishioner of Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church.

Tombstone Inscription, Our Lady of Prompt Succor Church Cemetery, Golden Meadow:  Nan / Lorencia / Adams / born May 30, 1909 / died May 26, 2006

 

Ortis Mark Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA), October 1996:  A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Cut Off for Ortis "Pete" Pitre, 84, a native of Golden Meadow and resident of Galliano, who died at 2 a.m. today, Oct. 18, 1996.  Visitation will be 8 a.m. to funeral time Saturday at the church.  Burial will be in the church cemetery.  He was the father of Raleigh Pitre and Lionel, Lurey and Calvin Terrebonne; brother of Morgan Pitre, Pauline Chabert and Lorencia Adams.  He is also survived by 16 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Maggie Lorille Pitre; parents, Adrien and Lorencia Pitre; a half-brother; two sisters; and two half-sisters.  He was a parishioner of Sacred Heart and a retired employee of Danos and Curole.  Falgout Funeral Home Raceland is in charge of arrangements.

Tombstone Inscription:  Sacred Heart Cemetery, Cut Off, LA:  Ortis M. Pitre / Oct. 7, 1912 - Oct. 18, 1996  (2nd from bottom name on slab with 8 names; seems to be his wife's relatives).  Similar slab with 5 names: Maggie L. Pitre / July 19, 1911 / April 25, 1994

 

Angeline Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Friday, 11 February 1955:  At the Foundation hospital, New Orleans, La., on Wednesday, February 9, 1955, at 8:10 o'clock p.m., Angeline Pitre, beloved wife of Norris Doucet; mother of Willie Doucet; daughter of Lorcenia Martin and the late Adrien Pitre; sister of Mrs. Gustave Adams, Mrs. Alex Chabert, Artis Pitre, Mrs. Howell Guidry, Morgan Pitre, Mrs. Forest Pierce, Nicholas Pitre and the late Mrs. Henry Pitre; aged 39 years; a native and a resident of Golden Meadow, La.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral, which will take place from the Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Galiano, La., on Saturday, February 12, 1955, at 2 o'clock p.m.  Religious services at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic church, Golden Meadow, La.  Interment in Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic cemetery.  Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Galiano, La., in charge.

 

Octavie Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA), 22 March 1982:  Tavie Pitre Boudreaux, 63, a native of Golden Meadow and a resident of Leeville for four years, died 9:30 a.m. Sunday (21st) in New Orleans.  Visitation began 10 a.m. today at Falgout Funeral Home Galliano.  The funeral will be 9:30 a.m. Tuesday from the funeral home, with religious services to follow 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church, Galliano [Golden Meadow].  Burial will be in the Cheramie cemetery, Galliano.  Survivors include her husband John Boudreaux; one son, Larry Guidry; two daughters, Mrs. Thomas Theriot and Mrs. Lee Leger Jr.; two brothers, Otis and Morgan Pitre; one half-brother, Nicholas Pitre; two sisters, Mrs. Alex Chabert Sr. and Mrs. Gustave Adam; 11 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. She is preceded in death by her first husband, Howell Guidry. Falgout Funeral Home of Galliano, is handling the arrangements.

Tombstone Inscription:  Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano, LA:  (3 photos) Larry L. Guidry Jr. / born Dec. 4, 1958 - died Mar. 4, 1960 / Howell A. Guidry / born Dec. 4, 1917 - died Apr. 3, 1964 / Tavie P. Boudreaux / born Aug. 30, 1918 - died March 21, 1982


Morgan Anthony Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA), 5 January 2013:  Morgan Anthony "Pete" Pitre, 88, a native of Golden Meadow and a resident of Houma, died at 12:08 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013.  Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until funeral time Tuesday at Falgout Funeral Home in Houma.  Services will be at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with burial in Holy Rosary Cemetery.  He is survived by his wife, Betty Ann Griffin Pitre; one daughter, Marlene Guidry; one son; one stepson, Ryan Boudreaux; one stepdaughter, Gina Davis; five grandchildren, Shawn, Shane and Chad Guidry, Michelle Nichols and Stephanie McDuff; 10 great-grandchildren, Ashton, McKaylin, McKinley, Molly, Justin, Alex and Taylor Guidry, Bobby Nichols, Madison and Chett McDuff; and four step-grandchildren, Katie and Macie Danos, Blake Boudreaux and Trent Crosby.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Adrien and Laurencia Martin Pitre; three brothers, Ortis, Lawrence and Nicholas Pitre; sisters Pauline Chabert, Laurencia Adams, Octavia Boudreaux, Vanessa Pitre, Sedonia Pierce and Angelina Doucet.   Falgout Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Tombstone Inscription:  Holy Rosary Cemetery, Larose, LA:  Morgan A. Pitre / Feb. 9, 1924 - Jan. 3, 2013 / Morgan Anthony Pitre / PVT US Army / World War II / Feb. 9, 1924 - Jan. 3, 2013 / Bronze Star Medal / Purple Heart / Betty A. Pitre / Jan. 28, 1944 - (blank)

 

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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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