Christophe Oleus Pitre

1875 Montegut, Louisiana after 1915



Continuation of tree (5th child of Marcellus Lucien Pitre/Marie Clemence Guidry); all known surname descendants:

               8          Christophe Oleus Pitre  b: 24 July 1875  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: Bet. 1915-1920  Sulphur, Calcasieu, LA

                                 +Lea Derese  b: 11 January 1878  Lydia, Iberia, LA; m: 20 January 1897  Louisa Church, Terrebonne, LA [Dorneville/Elodie Vaughn]; d: Aft. January 1930

                           9          Joseph Lloyd Pitre  b: 31 December 1897  Terrebonne, LA; d: 28 February 1950  Houston, Harris, TX

                                           + Mary ---

                           9          Marie Viola Pitre  b: 12 December 1899  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: Aft. 1930  Gulf Town, Matagorda, TX

                                           +M. E. Carline  b: Abt. 1896  Louisiana; m: Abt. 1917; d: Aft. 1930

                           9          Marie Mabel Pitre  b: 15 July 1904  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 2 April 1996  Sulphur, Calcasieu, LA

                                           +Kilban Weekley  b: 13 October 1896; m: 7 August 1919  Jefferson, TX; d: 1 December 1957  Sulphur, Calcasieu, LA

                           9          Bernice Pitre  b: Abt. 1907; d: Aft. January 1930

                           9          Bibiane 'Vivian' Eve Pitre  b: 20 July 1909  Louisa Church, Terrebonne, LA; d: 9 January 1930  Daisetta, Liberty, TX  (typhoid fever)

                                           +David Otis Hester  b: 2 January 2003  Woodville, Tyler, TX; m: Abt. 1928  Tyler, TX [John Ira/Sarah Anna Moore]d: 25 August 1975  Pasadena, Harris, TX

                           9          Hazel Mary Pitre  b: 8 July 1912  Weeks Island, Iberia, LA; d: 11 June 1992  Tyler, Smith, TX

                                           +John Kelly Glover  b: 1 April 1913  Lake Charles, Calcasieu, LA; m: Abt. 1938 [Paul/Amanda Nick]; d: 22 March 2004  Henderson, Rusk, TX

                           9          Maggie Pearl Pitre  b: 27 June 1915  Sulphur, Calcasieu, LA; d: 31 December 1995  Nueces, Nueces, TX

                                          +George Powell Ward  b: 4 September 1913  Deweyville, Newton, TX; m: Abt. 1935 [Martin Benjamin/Bessie Dennis]; d: 25 February 1953  Dallas, Dallas, TX  (4th degree burns over entire body from house fire)

                                        *2nd Husband of Pearl Pitre: 

                                          +Daniel J. Garner  b: 19 January 1901  Fall River, Lawrence, TN; m: Bef. 1949 [William A./Mary Artilda Riddle]; d: 15 April 1976  Corpus Christi, Nueces, TX



Notes for Christophe Oleus Pitre:


- 1900 Terrebonne, Louisiana:  Oleus Pitre 24 (farm laborer), wife of 3 years Lea 22, Lyoid 2, Viola 6 months.


- 1910

- 1920 Sulphur, Calcasieu, LA:  Widow Leah Pitre 41 (laundress/families), married daughter Viola Carline 20, Bernice 12, Vivian 10, Hazel 7, Pearl 4.

- 1930 Daisetta, Liberty, Texas:  Widow Leah Pitre 53, Hazel 18, Pearl 14.

WWI registration records:  Oleus Pitre; Lake Charles, Calcasieu, LA; born 24 Mar 1874; Lea Pitre (wife); medium height, medium build; grey eyes & black hair.


Obituaries for the children:

Joseph Loyd Pitre:  Tombstone inscription, Forest Park Cemetery, Houston:  Loyd Pitre / Louisiana / PVT TC / World War I / Dec. 31, 1896 - Feb. 28, 1950


Marie Mabel Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, Mimosa-Pines South Cemetery, Carlyss, Calcasieu:  Kilban / Oct. 13, 1896 / Dec. 1, 1957 / together forever / Mabel / July 15, 1904 / April 2, 1996 / WEEKLEY


Bibiane 'Vivian' Eve Pitre:  Beaumont Journal (TX), Tuesday, 10 January 1930:  Funeral services for Mrs. Vivian P. Hester, 21 who died Monday night in a local hospital, were set for 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon at her late home in Daisetta.  The body was taken to that place at 11 o'clock Tuesday morning by Roberts Undertaking company.  Burial was to be in Batson cemetery.  Mrs. Hester is survived by her husband, Otis Hester, one daughter, Vivian L. Hester, her mother, Mrs. O. Pitre; one brother, Lloyd Pitre; and four sisters, Hazel, Pearl and Bernice Pitre, all of Daisetta, and Mrs. Viola Carlin of Gulf, Texas.


Hazel Mary Pitre:  Tyler Morning Telegraph (Tyler, TX), Saturday, 13 June 1992:  Henderson - Graveside services for Mrs. Hazel M. Glover, 79, Henderson, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday at Highland Memory Gardens, Lake Charles, La., with the Rev. Ronnie Estes officiating.  Arrangements are under direction of Crawford-A. Crim Funeral Home in Henderson.  Mrs. Glover died Thursday in a Tyler hospital after a lengthy illness.  She was born July 8, 1912, in Lake Charles.  She moved to Henderson in 1972 and was a Baptist.  Survivors include her husband, John K. Glover, Henderson; and two sisters, Mrs. Mable Weekley, Sulphur, La., and Mrs. Pearl Garner, Corpus Christi.


Maggie Pearl Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, Rose Hill Memorial Park, Corpus Christi, TX:  Maggie Pearl / Garner / June 27, 1915 / Dec. 31, 1995  //  Daniel J. Garner / PVT US Army / World War II / Jan 19, 1901 - Apr 15, 1976


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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)

- 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.  (Rev. Hebert)

Some Texas deaths in RED taken from obituaries or the Texas Deaths collection (which includes spouses/parents).


Last updated:  29 June 2021.