Charles Lucien Pitre

1853 Lafourche, Louisiana 1934 Kraemer, LA



Continuation of tree (8th child of Jean Florentin Pitre/2nd Wife Susanne Zulmie Toups); all known surname descendants:

              7          Charles Lucien Pitre  b: 3 July 1853  Raceland, Lafourche, LA; d: 15 April 1934  Kraemer, Lafourche, LA

                               +Marie Estelle Adam  b: 19 October 1853  Raceland, Lafourche, LA; m: 15 February 1876  St. Joseph, Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA [Jean Marie/Zeolide Rodrigue]; d: Bet. 1880 - 1883  Lafourche, LA


                           *2nd Wife of Charles Lucien Pitre:

                                +Julia Ford  b: July 1864  Lafourche, LA; m: 27 June 1883  St. Joseph, Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA [Joseph/Louise Thibodeaux]; d: 31 March 1943  Lafourche, LA

                         8          Louisa Pitre  b: 1 December 1884  Raceland, Lafourche, LA; d: 15 May 1973  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                                        +Joseph Salvadore Sanchez  b: 20 October 1878  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; m: 20 May 1907  St. Joseph, Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA [Salvador/Marie Thibodeaux]; d: 17 June 1959  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                         8          Joseph Ede 'Eddie' Pitre  b: 6 August 1887  Lockport, Lafourche, LA; d: 7 August 1953  New Orleans, LA

                                        +Louise Marie Thibodeaux  b: February 1893; m: 30 November 1907  Lafourche, LA [P---/Mathilde ---]; d: 6 November 1964  Gretna, Jefferson, LA

                                      *2nd Wife of Joseph Ede Pitre:

                                        +Mary Elizabeth Faunce  b: Abt. 1896  Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1922; d: 24 January 1987  Marrero, Jefferson, LA

                         8          Hortense Octavie Pitre  b: 14 January 1889  Raceland, Lafourche, LA; d: 11 January 1973  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                                        +Louis Joseph Ordoyne  b: 2 April 1889  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1920; d: 9 June 1964  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA   

                         8          Philomene 'Emma' Pitre  b: 14 February 1891  Raceland, Lafourche, LA; d: 18 October 1987  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                                        +Joseph Raymond Ordoyne  b: 23 August 1888; m: 15 September 1914  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA [Olezie/Emma Andras]; d: 16 January 1940  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                         8          Aubin 'Oben' Lucien Pitre  b: 27 September 1894  Lockport, Lafourche, LA; d: 15 June 1982  Marrero, Jefferson, LA

                                        +Euline Marie Rodrigue  b: 2 March 1905; m: Abt. 1922 [Lamie/Amy ---]; d: 25 February 1980  Marrero, Jefferson, LA

                         8          Marie Aurore Ortilia Pitre  b: 1 February 1897  Chackbay, Lafourche, LA; d: 7 January 1990  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                                         +Leonidas Thibodaux  b: 26 April 1893  Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1919 [Joseph/---]; d: 16 November 1984  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                         8          Pelonia Sidonia 'Melanie' Pitre  b: 29 November 1899  Chackbay, Lafourche, LA; d: 31 March 1978  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                                        +Orestile Joseph Ponville  b: 15 March 1893  Chackbay, Lafourche, LA; m: 17 January 1920  Our Lady of Prompt Succor, Chackbay, Lafourche, LA; d: January 1974  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                         8          Hector Joseph Pitre  b: 15 January 1902  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 27 June 1983  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                                        +Jeanne Rodrigue  b: 6 October 1912  Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1932 [Adam/Amanda Peltier]; d: 9 August 1990  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                         8          Wilfred Paul Pitre  b: 29 June 1904  Chackbay, Lafourche, LA; d: 17 December 1980  Chackbay, Lafourche, LA

                                         +Claudia Rodrigue  b: 5 September 1916  Chackbay, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1933 [Adam/Amanda Peltier]; d: 22 September 2013  Chackbay, Lafourche, LA

                         8          Elodie Pitre  b: 1 October 1906  Chackbay, Lafourche, LA; d: 24 April 1990  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                                         +Charles Gaudet    m: Aft. 1930; d: Bef. April 1990

                          8          Felicia Pitre  b: 30 November 1907  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 10 April 1990  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                                        +Clarence Adrien Benoit  b: 1 March 1910  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1939  Lafourche, LA [Arthur/Louise Ordoyne]; d: 18 August 1996  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                         8          Marie Pitre  b: 24 December 1910  Chackbay, Lafourche, LA; d: 25 October 1997  Mandeville, St. Tammany, LA

                                        +Henry Joseph Boudreaux  b: 14 March 1911; m: Abt. 1934; d: 31 July 1963



Notes for Charles Lucien Pitre:


- 1880 Lafourche, Louisiana:  Lucien Pitre 26 (laborer), wife Estellina 25.

- 1900 Lafourche, LA:  Lucius Pitre 40 (day laborer), wife of 18 years Julie 36, Louisa 15, Eddie 13, Octavie 11, Lena 9, Aubin 7, Ortilia 5, Milonie 3.

- 1910 Lafourche, LA:  Lucien Pitre 56 (house carpenter), wife of 26 years Julie 52, Ortense 22, Emma 16, Aubin 14, Ortelia 12, Onelanie 10, Hector 8, Wilfrid 5, Elodie 3, Felicia 18 months.

- 1920 Lafourche, LA:  Lucien Pete 69 (blacksmith), wife Julie 65, Hortence 28, Oben 24, Hector 17, Walford 15, Sofie 13, Elodie 12, Marie 9.

- 1930 Lafourche, LA:  Lucien Pitre 77, wife Julie 65, Hector 27, Wilfrid 25, Elodie 21, Felisia 19, Mary 18.


- 1940 Lafourche, LA:  Widow Julie Pitre 74, Lodie 33 (mar.), cousins Joe Boudraux 96 widower & Justilia Boudraux 66 single.  [east of state hwy. 83]


WWI registration records (sons):

Joseph Ede Pitre:  Eddie Pitre; Jefferson, LA; born 4 Aug 1886 (Raceland); wife & 4 children; tall height, medium build; light grey eyes & light brown hair.

Aubin Lucien Pitre:  Oben Pitre; Jefferson, LA; born 1895 (age 22) (Thibodaux); single; tall height, slender build; light brown eyes & dark brown hair.

Obituaries for the children:

Louisa Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, St. Joseph Cemetery, Thibodaux:  Roy Ordoyne / Joseph S. Sanchez / Oct. 20, 1878 - June 17, 1959 / Louisa Pitre Sanchez / Dec. 1, 1883 - May 30, 1973


Joseph Ede 'Eddie' Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 9 August 1953 - At Mercy hospital, New Orleans, La., on Friday, August 7, 1953, at 2:10 o'clock p.m., Eddie Joseph Pitre, beloved husband of Mary Elizabeth Faunce, father of Mrs. Frank Giroir, Mrs. Irby Toups, Mrs. Lacy Dufour, Ray, Eddie Jr., Oben, Ernest and Edwin Pitre, brother of Mrs. Clarence Benoit, Mrs. Charles Gaudet, Mrs. Orestile Pandell, Mrs. Joseph Sanchez, Mrs. Louise Ordoyne, Mrs. Nidas Thibodeaux, Mrs. Henry Boudreaux, Mrs. Emma Ordoyne, Oben, Hector and Wilfred Pitre, aged 66 years, a native of Lockport, La., and a resident of Marrero, La., for the past 20 years.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral, which will take place Sunday, August 9, 1953, at 2 o'clock p.m., from the Gretna Funeral Home of E.J. Mothe, 505 Amelia avenue.  Religious services at Immaculate Conception church.  Interment in McDonogh cemetery.


Hortense Octavie Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Friday, 12 January 1973:  Mrs. Hortense Pitre Ordoyne, on Thursday, January 11, 1973, at 3:20 o'clock a.m., wife of the late Louis Ordoyne, mother of Mrs. O'Neil Boudreaux, Morris Ordoyne and Mrs. Uline Bourg, all of Thibodaux, La.; step-mother of Albert and the late Nobby Ordoyne; sister of Oben, Wilfred and Hector Pitre, Mrs. Joseph Sanchez, Mrs. Anidas Thibodaux, Mrs. Clarence Benoit, Mrs. Orestile Ponvelle, Mrs. Joseph Ordoyne, Mrs. Charles Gaudet, Mrs. Henry Boudreaux and the late Eddie Pitre; also survived by 4 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild; age 82 years; a native of Lafourche Parish and a resident of Thibodaux, La.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from Thibodaux Funeral Home, 812 St. Philip Street, Thibodaux, La., on Friday, January 12, 1973, at 11 o'clock a.m., religious services at St. Genevieve Catholic Church.  Interment in St. Joseph Cemetery, Thibodaux.  Visitation Friday, 8 a.m. until funeral time.  Arrangements by Thibodaux Funeral Home.

Tombstone Inscription, St. Joseph Cemetery, Thibodaux:  R.I.P. / Mrs. Louis Ordoyne / born Jan. 14, 1890 / died Jan. 11, 1973 / Lucien Pitre


Philomene 'Emma' Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, St. Joseph Cemetery, Thibodaux:  Joseph Ordoyne / Aug. 23, 1888 / Jan. 16, 1940 / Emma Ordoyne / Feb. 14, 1892 / Oct. 18, 1987


Aubin Lucien Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 17 June 1982:  Oben Pitre, of Marrero, La., on Tuesday, June 15, 1982, at 9 o'clock p.m.  Beloved husband of the late Euline Rodriguez Pitre.  Father of Herbert and Alton Pitre, Mrs. Raymond (Utah) Prestonbach and the late Sherman A. Pitre.  Brother of Mrs. Henry Boudreaux, Mrs. Charles Gaudet, Mrs. Nidas Boudreaux, Mrs. Clarence Benoit, Mrs. Emma Ordoyne, Mr. Hector Pitre and the late Mrs. Louise Ordoyne, Mrs. Joseph Sanchez, Mrs. Orestile Ponvelle, Mr. Eddie and Wilfred Pitre.  Son of the late Lucien and Julie Ford Pitre.  Survived by 12 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral.  Mass from Westside Funeral Home, 5101 Westbank Expwy, Marrero, La. on Thursday, June 17, 1982 at 9 o'clock a.m.  Interment in St. Joseph Cemetery, Thibodaux, La.


Marie Aurore Ortilia Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet, January 1990:  Otillia Pitre Thibodaux, 92, native and resident of Thibodaux, died at 12:45 am Sunday Jan 7, 1990.  Services at St. Joseph Co-cathedral.  Burial in church cemetery.  She is survived by son, Ernest Thibodaux; daughters, Mrs. Nelson (Lelia) Andras and Mrs. Sidney (Velma) Landry; 19 grandchildren; 43 great grandchildren; and 16 great great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by husband Leonidas "Nidas" Thibodaux; son, Isaac Thibodaux; parents, Lucien and Julia Ford Pitre; four brothers and four sisters.  Thibodaux Funeral Home handled arrangements.

Tombstone Inscription, St. Joseph Cemetery, Thibodaux:  Nidas J. Thibodaux / April 1893 - Nov 1984 / Ortillia P. Thibodaux / Feb 1897 - Jan 1990

Pelonia Sidonia Pitre Houma Courier, Friday, 31 March 1978:  Mrs. Melanie Pitre Ponvelle, 78, a native of Chackbay and resident of Thibodaux, died early today at Terrebonne General Hospital.  Visitation will be from 5 p.m. Friday to 10 a.m.  Saturday at Thibodaux Funeral Home.  Services will be 10 a.m.  Saturday at St. Joseph Cathedral in Thibodaux.  Mrs. Ponvelle is survived by two sons, Lydre and George Ponvelle; three daughters, Mrs. Georgena Ordoyne, Mrs. Morris Ordoyne and Mrs. Irene Ordoyne; three brothers, Hector, Oban and Wilfred Pitre; five sisters, Mrs. Emma Ordoyne, Mrs. Marie Boudreaux, Mrs. Clarence Benoit, Mrs. Nidas Thibodeaux and Mrs. Ladie Gaudet; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.  Mrs. Ponvelle is preceded in death by her husband, Orestile Ponvelle, and her brother Eddie Pitre.  Burial will be at St. Joseph Cemetery in Thibodaux.


Hector Joseph Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet, 28 June 1983:  Funeral services were scheduled for 12:30 p.m. today at Thibodaux Funeral Home, Thibodaux, for Hector Joseph Pitre Sr., 81, who died at 8 a.m. Monday (27th).  Religious services were scheduled for 1 p.m. today at St. Charles Borremeo Catholic Church, with interment in the church cemetery.  He was the husband of Jeanne Rodrigue Pitre; father of Leo, Lucien, Sherman; Louis, Hector Jr. and Norris Pitre, Mrs. Elvin (Irene) Gros, Mrs. Alvin (Altrine) Sanchez, Mrs. Valcour (Verena) Sanchez and the late Murphy Pitre.  He was the brother of Elodie Ordoyne, Mrs. Emma Ordoyne, Mrs. Felecia Benoit, Mrs. Melia Thibodaux, Mrs. Marie Ponvelle, Nobin Pitre and the late Louisa Sanchez, Austane Ordoyne, Melanie Ponvelle, Eddie and Wilson Pitre.  He is survived by 40 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.  Arrangements by Thibodaux.

Tombstone Inscription:  St. Charles Borromeo Cemetery, St. Charles, Lafourche, LA:  R.I.P. / Hector J. Pitre Sr. / born Jan. 15, 1902 / died June 27, 1983  //  Jeanne R. / Pitre / Oct. 6, 1912 / Aug. 9, 1990


Wilfred Paul Pitre:  Houma Courier, Wednesday, 17 December 1980:  Wilfred Paul Pitre, 76, a native and resident of Chackbay, died 4:15 a.m. Wednesday.  Visitation begins at 5 p.m. today and will continue until funeral time at Thibodaux Funeral Home in Thibodaux.  The funeral will be 10 a.m. Thursday from the funeral home, with religious services following 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church in Chackbay.  Burial is in the church cemetery.  Survivors include his wife, Claudia Rodrigue Pitre; two sons, Eddie J. and Steward Paul Pitre; three daughters, Mrs. Wayne (Loredia) Smith, Mrs. Maurice (Lorina) Zeringue and Mrs. Gene (Georganna) Kliebert; two brothers, Hector and Obin Pitre; five sisters, Mrs. Elodie Ordoyne, Mrs. Emma Ordoyne, Mrs. Felicia Benoit, Mrs. Othelia Thibodaux and Mrs. Marie Ponville; 20 grandchildren and one great grandchild.   He is preceded in death by a brother, Eddie Pitre and three sisters, Autance Ordoyne, Melanie Ponville and Louisa Sanchez.  Thibodaux Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Tombstone Inscription, Our Lady of Prompt Succor Cemetery, Chackbay:  Wilfred P. Pitre / June 29, 1904 - Dec. 17, 1980 / Claudia R. Pitre / Sept. 5, 1916 - Sept. 22, 2013 / (photo of couple)


Elodie Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet:  Funeral services are scheduled at 9 a.m. Thursday at St. Genevieve Catholic Church in Thibodaux for Elodie Gaudet, 83, a native of Chackbay and resident of Thibodaux who died Tuesday (24 April 1990) at 10 p.m.  Visitation is at 5 p.m. until 10 p.m. Wednesday and from 8 a.m. until funeral time Thursday at Landry Funeral Home in Thibodaux.  Interment is in St. Joseph Cemetery.  She was the sister of Mrs. Henry Boudreaux.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Gaudet; parents, Lucien Pitre and Julie Ford Pitre; three brothers, Oben, Hector and Wilfred Pitre; and four sisters, Mrs. Odries Thibodaux, Mrs. Orestil Bonvelle, Mrs. Clarence Benoit and Mrs. Joseph Ordoyne.  Falgout Funeral Home, Raceland, is in charge of arrangements.

Tombstone Inscriptions, St. Joseph Cemetery, Thibodaux, LA:  C.E. Gaudet 1844-1913 age 66 / Arthur Emile Gaudet 1856-1937 / Louise Cantrell Gaudet 1866-1927 / Paul Gaudet 1899-1976 / Elodie P. Gaudet 10-1-1906 - 4-24-1990 / Nolan Joseph Gaudet, Jr. / 12-9-1959 - 7-19-2010

Felicia Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet, April 1990:  Felicia "Tish" Pitre Benoit, 82, native and resident of Thibodaux, died at 5:32 am Tuesday April 10, 1990.  Services at St. Genevieve Catholic Chr. in Thibodaux.  Burial in St. Joseph Cemetery, Thibodaux.  She is survived by husband, Clarence A. Benoit; sons, Noble, Olan, Roland, and Nobey Benoit; two sisters, and 10 grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by parents, Lucian and Julia Ford Pitre; four brothers and five sisters.  Thibodaux Funeral Home handled arrangements.

Marie Pitre:  Houma Courier, 27 October 1997:  Marie Pitre Boudreaux, 86, a native of Chackbay and resident of Mandeville, died at 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct.  25, 1997.  Visitation was scheduled from noon to funeral time today at Thibodaux Funeral Home.  Mass was scheduled for 2 p.m. today at the funeral home, with burial in St. Joseph Cemetery.  She is survived by three sons, Ronald, Ranzy Sr. and Henry Boudreaux, Jr.; one daughter, Laura Ordoyne; 13 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Joseph Boudreaux, Sr.; her parents, Lucien and Julie Ford Pitre; one son, Bruce Boudreaux; four brothers, and five sisters.

Tombstone Inscription:  St. Joseph Cemetery, Thibodaux, LA:  Henry Joseph / Boudreaux Sr. / Mar. 14, 1911 / Jul. 31, 1963  //  Marie P. / Boudreaux / Dec. 24, 1910 / Oct. 25, 1997


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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:  11 August 2022.