Augustin Pitre

1897 Charenton, Louisiana 1980 Port Arthur, Texas




Continuation of tree (11th child of Joseph 'Clemille' Pitre/2nd Wife Laura Honorine Chedotal); all known surname descendants:

                8          Augustin Pitre  b: 1 February 1897  Charenton, St. Mary, LA; d: 30 August 1980  Port Arthur, Jefferson, TX

                                  +Pearl Dyer  b: 16 October 1902  Louisiana; m: 9 June 1924  Port Arthur, Jefferson, TX [Machen/Virginia Gunn]; d: 25 December 1980  Port Arthur, Jefferson, TX

                     9                   Augustin Joseph Pitre  b: 2 December 1924  Port Arthur, Jefferson, TX; d: 22 December 1924  Port Arthur, Jefferson, TX




Notes for Augustin Pitre:


- 1930 Port Arthur, Jefferson, Texas:  Augustin J. Pitre 32, wife Pearl 27; brother Clemile 30; widowed mother Laura 78; brother-in-law Roy Taylor 29, wife Inez 21, Pattie J. 1.

- 1940 Port Arthur, Jefferson, TX:  Augustin Pitre 43 [$1000 house value] pumper/ pet. oil refinery, wife Pearl 37.  [348 - 18th Street]

- 1950 Port Arthur, Jefferson, TX:  Augustine Pitre 53 still man/petroleum refinery, wife Pearl 47.

WWI registration records:  Augustin Pitre; Port Arthur, Jefferson, TX; born 1 Feb 1897 (Ashton, LA); C.J. Pitre; medium height, medium build; blue eyes & black hair.

Obituary:  The Town Talk (Alexandria, LA), Sunday, 31 August 1980:  Graveside services for Augustine J. Pitre of Port Arthur, Texas, will be at 10 a.m. Monday in Alexandria Memorial Gardens.  Burial will be under direction of John Kramer & Son.  Pitre, 83, died at 5:10 a.m. Saturday in St. Mary Hospital in Port Arthur.  Survivors include his wife, Pearl Dyer Pitre of Port Arthur.

Tombstone inscription, Alexandria Memorial Gardens, Alexandria, Rapides Parish: A.J. / 1897 - 1980 / Pearl Dyer / 1902 - 1980 / together forever / PITRE

Notes for Pearl Dyer:

Obituary:  Beaumont Journal (TX), Friday, 26 December 1980:  Port Arthur - Funeral for Pearl Dyer Pitre, 78, of 2409 Duff Dr. was to be at 2 p.m. today at Grammier-Oberle Funeral Home.  Burial will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Alexandria Gardens in Alexandria, La.  She died at 6 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary's Hospital after an illness.  A native of Cheneyville, La., she had lived in Port Arthur 58 years.  Survivors include a sister, Inez D. Atkins of Alexandria; three brothers, Wilbur Dyer of Cheneyville, Allen B. Dyer of Baton Rouge and James W. Dyer of LeCompte, La.; and a number of nieces and nephews.



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Items in RED verified from transcriptions in the following:

- 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:  8 June 2022.