Casimir Firmin Pitre

1843 Lafourche, Louisiana 1927 Lafourche, Louisiana



Continuation of tree (8th child of Paul Ambroise Pitre/Rosalie Naquin); all known surname descendants:

              7          Casimir Firmin Pitre  b: 25 September 1843  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 2 January 1927  Lafourche, LA

                               +Rosalie Marceline Picou  b: February 1851; m: 19 January 1870  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 7 October 1925  Orleans, LA 

                         8          Marie Armelise Pitre  b: 15 October 1871  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 19 March 1952  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                       +Ernest Joseph Detiveaux  b: 2 April 1874; m: 31 December 1895  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 23 December 1936

                         8          Marie Emelie 'Pauline' Pitre  b: 20 September 1875  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 16 July 1928  Lockport, Lafourche, LA

                                       +Octave Francois Joseph Robert  b: 18 June 1863  New Orleans, LA; m: 24 December 1900  Houma, Terrebonne, LA [Theophile Joseph/Mary Louise Dornan]; d: 4 July 1926  St. Louis, MO

                                      *2nd Husband of Marie Emelie 'Pauline' Pitre:

                                       +Anatole Babin  b: 2 July 1855  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; m: Abt. 1907 [Francois/Rose Irma Picou]; d: 8 January 1932  Louisiana

                         8          Jean Baptiste 'Janviere' Pitre  b: 26 January 1878  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 1 February 1942  Little Caillou, Terrebonne, LA

                                       +Bertha Duplantis  b: 20 January 1873  Terrebonne, LA; m: 7 October 1909  St. Anne, Bourg, Terrebonne, LA [Felicien/Emelia Marie Picou]; d: 26 November 1959  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                         8          Marie Elodie Pitre  b: 2 April 1879  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 9 April 1982  New Orleans, LA

                                       +Joseph E. Breaux  b: Abt. 1867  Bourg, Terrebonne, LA; m: 8 December 1894  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 27 August 1943  New Orleans, LA

                         8          Marie Rosa Pitre  b: 26 November 1880  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 12 December 1881  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA

                         8          Jean Baptiste Desire Onesippe Pitre  b: 23 June 1882  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 25 January 1886  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA

                         8          Noel Alexandre Pitre  b: 25 December 1883  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 21  December 1963  New Orleans, LA

                                       +May Cecilia Winslow (Dunn)  b: 13 March 1883  Oakland, Lapeer, MI; m: Aft. February 1949 [Almon/Paralee Tabitha McGraw]; d: 20 February 1961  New Orleans, LA

                         8          Paul Alfred Pitre  b: 28 October 1886  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 17 May 1915  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA

                         8          Marie Elvina Pitre  b: 27 October 1888  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: Bef. 1900



Notes for Casimir Firmin Pitre:


- 1880 Terrebonne, Louisiana:  Casimere Pitre 35 (farmer), wife Marceline 30, Armelise 8, Pauline 6, Janvier 4, Susan 1.

- 1900 Terrebonne, LA:  Casimere Pitre 56 (farmer), wife of 28 years Marceline 49 (6 of 12 children still living), Janviere 22 (farm laborer), Alexander 16 (farm laborer), Paul 13.

- 1910 Terrebonne, LA:  Casimere Pitre 66 (general farmer), wife of 40 years Marceline 61 (6 of 12 children still living), Alexander 25 (home gardener), Paul 23 (odd job laborer).

- 1920 Terrebonne, LA:  Cassimere Pitre 76, wife Marceline 68.

Online photo:

Jean Baptiste 'Janviere' Pitre:


WWI Registration records (sons):

Jean Baptiste 'Janviere' Pitre:  Janvier John Pitre; Terrebonne, LA; 26 Jan 1878 (Bourg); Bertha Duplantis Pitre; medium height, medium build; blue eyes & grey hair


Obituaries for the children:

Marie Armelise Pitre:  New Orleans States (New Orleans, LA), Friday, 21 March 1952:  Detiveaux - In Houma, La., on Wednesday, March 19, 1952, at 2:45 o'clock p.m., Mrs. Amelise Petrie, wife of the late Ernest Detiveaux; mother of Mrs. Edward LeBlanc, Mrs. Eli Theriot, Mrs. Berwick Oliver and Mrs. Joseph Blanchard, Camille and Ernest Detiveaux; sister of Alex Petrie and Mrs. Elodie Breaux; survived by 36 grandchildren and 39 great-grandchildren; aged 81 years; a native of Bourg, La., and a resident of Houma for the last 5 years.  The funeral took place on Thursday, March 20, 1952, from the Chauvin Funeral Home, Houma, La.  Interment in St. Ann's cemetery, Bourg, La.


Jean Baptiste 'Janviere' Pitre:  New Orleans Item (New Orleans, LA), Wednesday, 4 February 1942:  Janvier Pitre, 64, of Little Caillou, was buried in St. Elie cemetery following services at Our Lady of Prompt Succor church, Little Caillou.  He was a prominent farmer of his community.  Surviving are his widow and one son, Felician.


Marie Elodie Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 12 April 1982:  Elodie Pitre Breaux, on Friday, April 9, 1982, at 12:20 p.m., beloved wife of the late Joseph E. Breaux, mother of Irvin J. Breaux Sr., grandmother of Patricia Ann Sicard, Irvin J. Jr., and Donna M. Breaux and the late Michelle M. Breaux; also survived by 3 great-grandchildren; age 103 years.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral services from McMahon-Coburn-Briede Funeral Home, 600 Moss St., on Monday morning, April 12, 1982 at 9 o'clock followed by Mass of Christian Burial at the funeral home.  Interment St. Patrick Cemetery No. 1.  Friends may call on Sunday after 7 p.m.


Noel Alexandre Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 23 December 1963:  On Saturday, December 21, 1963, at 4:00 o'clock a.m., Alexander Noel Pitre, husband of the late Mae Cecilia Winslow; brother of Mrs. Elodie Breaux, the late Mrs. Armelise Detiveaux, Mrs. Emilie Babin, Jean Baptiste and Paul Pitre.  Age 79 years, a native of Terrebonne Parish, and a resident of New Orleans for the past 17 years.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from the auxiliary funeral home of Jacob Schoen and Son Inc., 3827 Canal St. at N. Scott on Monday, December 23, 1963 at 11:15 o'clock a.m. with Requiem Mass at Incarnate Word Church.  Interment in Greenwood Cemetery.

Tombstone inscription, Greenwood Cemetery, New Orleans, LA:  May Dunn Pitre / Alex N. Pitre / our loving mother / Beatrice D. Leblanc / Sept. 18, 1899 - Oct. 21, 1995



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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)

- 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).

Some birthdates in RED taken from Social Security records based on obituary/tombstone inscription deathdate.


Last updated:  30 June 2021.