Alexis Richard Pitre

1842 Lafourche, Louisiana 1931 Lafourche, Louisiana

 

 

Continuation of tree (3rd child of Louis David Pitre/Marie Emeline Cheramie); all known surname descendants:

              7     Alexis Richard Pitre  b: 17 July 1842  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 23 February 1931  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                               +Elisabeth Romela Duet  b: 10 August 1842  Lafourche, LA; m: 16 April 1861  Lockport, Lafourche, LA [Louis Francois/Marie Carmelite Forgeron] [courthouse; 12 September 1864 marriage in church]; d: 10 May 1898  Larose, Lafourche, LA 

                         8          Adelina Alexina Pitre  b: May 1862  Lockport, Lafourche, LA; d: Bet. 1930-March 1938

                                        +Jean Joseph Guidry  b: 27 March 1859  Raceland, Lafourche, LA; m: 17 August 1878  Larose, Lafourche, LA [Joseph/Emelie Bruce]; d: 17 March 1938  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                         8           Eve Levina 'Alzina' Pitre  b: 20 May 1864  Lockport, Lafourche, LA; d: 29 December 1948  New Orleans, LA

                                        + Louis Oscar Gisclair  b: 8 October 1858  Lafourche, LA; m: 24 July 1880  Larose, Lafourche, LA [Francois Joseph/Marie Celime Pitre]; d: 12 February 1950  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                         8          Alexis Joseph Pitre  b: 3 January 1867  Lockport, Lafourche, LA; d: 31 December 1955  New Orleans, LA

                                        +Adelaide Cantrelle  b: 24 November 1870  Lockport, Lafourche, LA; m: 16 April 1888  Larose, Lafourche, LA [Charles Ernest Hernesse/Elvire Marie Landry]; d: Bet. 1920-1930  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA    

                         8          Alidor Pitre  b: 25 January 1870  Larose, Lafourche, LA; d: 25 August 1927  New Orleans, LA

                                        +Eveline Autin  b: 27 August 1873  Larose, Lafourche, LA; m: 29 April 1893  Larose, Lafourche, LA [Pierre Orzelin/Marguerite Marcelline Danos]; d: 8 May 1934  New Orleans, LA

                         8          Delphine Pitre  b: 3 February 1872  Lockport, Lafourche, LA; d: Abt. 1889

                                        +Napoleon Paul Vega  b: 2 August 1868  Larose, Lafourche, LA; m: 5 December 1887  Larose, Lafourche, LA [Antoine Felix/Josephine Coralee Alleman]; d: 29 May 1929  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                         8          Pierre 'Melise' Pitre  b: 27 November 1873  Larose, Lafourche, LA; d: 12 February 1957  Metairie, Jefferson, LA

                                        +Adolphine Marie Hebert  b: 28 April 1874  Larose, Lafourche, LA; m: 1 July 1893  Larose, Lafourche, LA [Jean Baptiste Onezime/Delphine Marie Cheramie]; d: 27 May 1935  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                         8          Henry 'Auguste' Pitre  b: 30 September 1875  Larose, Lafourche, LA; d: 23 October 1959  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                                        +Eugenie Cretini  b: 25 October 1877  Lafourche, LA; m: 23 April 1898  Larose, Lafourche, LA [Eugene Andre/Anaise Zeolide Danos]; d: 21 August 1972  Crown Point, Jefferson, LA

                         8          David Alexie Pitre  b: 9 October 1877  Larose, Lafourche, LA; d: 24 October 1961  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                        +Philomene Elisa Adams  b: 18 March 1881  Larose, Lafourche, LA; m: 19 December 1899  Larose, Lafourche, LA [Adolphe Etienne/Armance Duet]; d: 22 March 1965  Raceland, Lafourche, LA

                         8          Ophelia Pitre  b: 24 May 1879  Larose, Lafourche, LA; d: 29 February 1924  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                        +Ernest Zenon Lafont  b: 12 September 1875  Larose, Lafourche, LA; m: 25 July 1896  Larose, Lafourche, LA [Jean Baptiste Marcellin/Celestin Cheramie]; d: 8 June 1947  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                         8          'Voltaire' Joseph Pitre  b: 24 April 1880  Lockport, Lafourche, LA; d: 25 June 1956  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA

                                        +Laura Pauline Toups  b: 10 August 1880  Lafourche, LA; m: 7 June 1899  Lafourche, LA [Onesiphore/Valentine Boudreaux]; d: 6 July 1951  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                         8          Constant Pitre  b: 27 July 1886  Larose, Lafourche, LA; d: 10 October 1918  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

 

 

Notes for Alexis Richard Pitre:

Census

- 1870 Raceland, Lafourche, Louisiana:  Alexis Pete 35 (laborer), wife Roma 22, Alexena 5, Alexzena 4, Alexis Jr. 3, Aledore 1 month.

- 1880 Lafourche, LA:  Alexis Pitre 39 (farmer), wife Marie 36, Alzina 14, Alexis 12, Alidor 10, Delphine 8, Pierre 7, Henry 6, David 3.

- 1900 Lafourche, LA:  Widower Alexis Peet 60 (day laborer), Constant 15 (day laborer), Voltare 20 (day laborer), & wife Laura Toups 19; son-in-law Ernest Lafont 25 (day laborer), wife Ophelia 22,, and son Nobless Lafont 2.

- 1910 Lafourche, LA:  Widower Elexsie Peter 66 (odd job laborer), Constant 24 (odd job laborer); family of Ernest Lafont 30 & wife Ophelia 30.

- 1920 Lafourche, LA:  Widower Alexis Pitre 77, living with family of Ernest Lafont 45 & wife Offelia 40.

- 1930 Lafourche, LA:  Widower Alexi Pitre Sr. 91, now living with son Henry Pitre 54 (farmer), wife Eugenie 51, Delphine 16, Irene 13, Robert 9, and Henry's son Alexe N. 21 (oyster fisherman) & wife Bathild 18.

 

Civil War Registration Records:  Alexis Pitre, 20, res. Little Coast; planter; married; b. Lafourche; former military service CSM.

 

Tombstone Inscription, Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano:  Alexie Pitre

 

WWI registration records (sons):

Pierre 'Melise' Pitre:  Pierre Pitre; Lafourche, LA; born 27 Nov 1873; Mrs. Adolphine Hebert Pitre; tall height, stout build; light blue eyes & brown hair.

Henry 'Auguste' Pitre:  Henry Pitre; Lafourche, LA; born 12 Sep 1875; Mrs. Henry Pitre; tall height, stout build; blue eyes & light hair.

David 'Antoine' Pitre:  David Alexie Pitre; Lafourche, LA; born 17 Oct 1878; Mrs. David A. Pitre; medium height, medium build; gray eyes & light hair.

'Voltaire' Joseph Pitre:  Joseph Voltaire Pitre; Lafourche, LA; born 5 Jun 1880; Mrs. Lara Poline Pitre; medium height, stout build; light blue eyes & black hair.

Constant Pitre:  Constant Pitre; Lafourche, LA; born 18 Jul 1886 (Cut Off); single; medium height, medium build; blue gray eyes & light hair.
 

Obituaries for the children:

Eve Levina 'Alzina' Pitre:  Times Picayune, 30 December 1948:  At New Orleans, La., on Wednesday, December 29, 1948, at 5 o'clock a.m., Alzina Pitre, beloved wife of Oscar Gisclair of Cut Off, La.; mother of Ludvic, Brouges, Noah, Alex, and Clifford Gisclair, Mrs. Anicet Autin and Mrs. Emile Danos; also survived by 55 grandchildren, 49 great-grandchildren, and seven great-great-grandchildren; aged 84 years; a native of Lafourche parish.  Relatives and friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, which will take place Thursday, December 30, 1948, at 3 p.m.  Religious services at Sacred Heart Catholic church, Cut Off, La.  Interment in Cheramie cemetery, Galiano, La.  Chauvin and Thibodeaux Funeral Home in charge.

Tombstone Inscription, Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano:  Mrs. Oscar / Gisclair / born May 20, 1864 / died Dec. 29, 1948  //  Mr. Oscar / Gisclair / born Oct. 8, 1858 / died Feb. 12, 1950

 

Alexis Joseph Pitre:  Times Picayune, 1 January 1956 - At New Orleans, La., on Saturday, December 31, 1955, at 6:15 o'clock a.m., Alexis Pitre, beloved husband of the late Deliede Cantrelle; father of Elie Pitre and Mrs. Edward Vegas of Cut Off, La., Mrs. Richard Gisclair of Golden Meadow, La., brother of David, Voltair, Henry and Pierre Pitre, also survived by 16 grandchildren and 35 great-grandchildren; aged 88 years.  Relatives and friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, which will take place from the Thibodaux funeral home, Cut Off, La., on Monday, January 2, 1956, at 9 o'clock a.m.  Religious services at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic church, Golden Meadow, La.  Interment in Cheramie cemetery, Galiano, La.  Arrangements by Thibodaux funeral home, Cut Off, La.

Tombstone Inscription, Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano:  Alexis J. Pitre / born Jan. 2, 1869 / died Dec. 31, 1955 / age 88

 

Alidor Pitre:  New Orleans Item (New Orleans, LA), Saturday, 27 August 1927:  Pitre - On Thursday, August 25th, 1927, at 7 o'clock a.m., Alidor Pitre, aged 47 years, a resident of Cutoff, La.  The remains were taken from the Lynch Mortuary, 1427 Tulane avenue to Cutocc, La., on Thursday evening by Lynch auto service.  Funeral service and interment at Cutoff on Friday afternoon.

Death Notice:  New Orleans States (New Orleans, LA), Friday, 26 August 1927:  Deaths - Alida Pitre, 56, Charity Hospital.

Tombstone Inscription, Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano, LA:  Alidore / Pitre / born Jan. 25, 1873 / died Aug. 25, 1927

 

Pierre Melise Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 13 February 1957 - At Metairie, La., on Tuesday, February 12, 1957, at 1:25 o'clock a.m., Pierre Pitre, beloved husband of the late Aldolphine Hebert; father of Mrs. Edward Cheramie, Mrs. Oliver Terrebonne Sr., Mrs. Ledger Duet, Mrs. Leon Duet, Arnold, Ecland, Elvin, Pierre Pitre Jr., and the late Leo Pitre; age 85 years; survived by 53 grandchildren, 63 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral, which will take place from the Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Galliano, La., on Wednesday, February 13, 1957, at 4 o'clock p.m.  Religious services at St. Joseph's Catholic church, Galliano, La.  Interment in Hebert cemetery, Galliano, La.  Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Galliano, La., in charge.

Tombstone Inscription, Hebert Cemetery, Galliano:  Pierre Pitre Sr. / born Nov. 27, 1870 - died Feb. 12, 1957  //  Adolphine Hebert / born April 26, 1874 / died May 27, 1935

 

Henry Auguste Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 25 October 1959 - At the residence, Cut Off, La., on Saturday, October 24, 1959, at 12:05 o'clock p.m., Henry Pitre, beloved husband of Eugenie Cretini and father of August Pitre of Cut Off, La., Eugene, Alex and Robert Pitre of Crown Point, La., also Mrs. Burke Pitre, Mrs. Jefferson Cheramie and Mrs. Clarence Triche of Cut Off, La., and the late Henry Pitre Jr., and Louis Pitre; brother of David Pitre; age 84 years.  Also survived by 24 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral, which will take place from Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Galiano, La., on Monday, October 26, 1959, at 10 o'clock a.m.  Services at Sacred Heart Catholic church, Cutoff, La.  Interment Cheramie cemetery, Galiano, La.  Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Galiano, La., in charge.

 

David 'Alexie' Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 25 Oct 1961 - At the residence, Cut Off, La., on Tuesday, October 24, 1961, at 6:30 o'clock p.m., David Pitre, beloved husband of Liza Adams, father of Edless, Harris and Orleans Pitre, Mrs. Armond Gisclair and the late Loveless and Fedless Pitre, all of Cut Off, La., also survived by 25 grandchildren and 40 great-grandchildren; age 84 years; a native and a resident of Cut Off, La.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from the Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Galiano, La., on Thrsday, October 26, 1961, at 10 o'clock a.m.  Religious services at St. Joseph Catholic church, Galiano, La.  Interment in Cheramie cemetery, Galiano, La.  Falgout Funeral Homes, Galiano, La. in charge.

Tombstone Inscription, Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano, LA:  D. A. PITRE / David A. Pitre / born Oct. 9, 1877 - died Oct. 24, 1961 / Mrs. David A. Pitre / born March 18, 1881 / died March 26, 1965 / aged 84

 

Voltaire Joseph Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 27 June 1956 - At the residence, Golden Meadow, La., on Monday, June 25, 1956, at 9:15 o'clock p.m., Voltaire Pitre, beloved husband of the late Laura Toups, father of Dumas, Sidney and Romela Pitre, Mrs. Horace Dantin and Mrs. Francis Bergeron, survived by 12 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren, aged 76 years.  Relatives and friends of the family, also members of the Ladies' Altar Society, members of W.O.W. Maple Camp No, 459, are invited to attend the funeral, which will take place from the Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Galiano, La., on Wednesday, June 27, 1956, at 9 o'clock a.m.  Religious services at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic church, Golden Meadow, La.  Interment in Cheramie cemetery, Galiano, La.  Brownsville, Tex. papers please copy.  Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Galiano, La., in charge.

Tombstone Inscriptions, Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano:  VOLTAIRE PITRE / Mrs. Voltaire Pitre / born August 10, 1880 / died July 6, 1951 / Mr. Voltaire J. Pitre / born April 24, 1880 / died June 25, 1956  

 

Constant Pitre:  Tombstone Inscriptions, Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano:  Constant Pitre / born July 27, 1886 / died Oct. 10, 1918

 

 



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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).

 

Last updated:  4 March 2016.