Charles Pitre

1876 Thibodaux, Louisiana 1961 Jackson, LA

 

 

Continuation of tree (12th child of Antoine Ferdinand Pitre/Marie Enesile Melanson); all known surname descendants:

                8          Charles Pitre  b: 9 May 1876  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 25 January 1961  Jackson, East Feliciana, LA

                                 +Julia Dantin  b: Abt. 1876  Lafourche, LA; m: 14 June 1898  Raceland, Lafourche, LA [Jules/Rosema Brown]; d: 9 February 1940  Raceland, Lafourche, LA

                          9          Charles Pitt Pitre  b: 5 April 1899  Raceland, Lafourche, LA; d: 21 July 1933  Raceland, Lafourche, LA

                                         +Clarice Saucier  b: Abt. 1903  Raceland, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1922  Raceland, Lafourche, LA [Raymond/Helen Bourgeois]; d: 13 March 1966  Marrero, Jefferson, LA

                          9          Jules Pitre  b: 15 July 1900  Raceland, Lafourche, LA; d: 25 September 1965  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                                        +Agnes Bourgeois  b: 3 June 1903; m: Abt. 1922 [Charles/---]; d: 16 April 1992  Raceland, Lafourche, LA

                          9          Thomas Pitre  b: Abt. 1902  Lafourche, LA; d: 26 February 1934  Raceland, Lafourche, LA

                                        +Blanche Gaudet  b: 11 March 1903; m: Abt. 1921  Lafourche, LA; d: 21 June 1989  Raceland, Lafourche, LA

                          9          Marie Louise Pitre  b: 1 November 1903  Raceland, Lafourche, LA; d: 5 July 1904  Raceland, Lafourche, LA

                          9          Marie Euna Pitre  b: 9 March 1905  Raceland, Lafourche, LA; d: 5 June 1974  Raceland, Lafourche, LA

                                         +Sidney J. Autin  b: 28 February 1903; m: 15 November 1922  Raceland, Lafourche, LA; d: 23 February 1952  Nashville, Davidson, TN

                          9          Bessie Pitre  b: 9 March 1907  Raceland, Lafourche, LA; d: 6 January 1972  New Orleans, LA

                                         +Felix 'Altidor' Foret  b: 1 November 1904  Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1930 [Pierre/Elda Theriot]; d: 11 June 1952  New Orleans, LA

                          9          Lucille Pitre  b: 23 December 1908  Lafourche, LA; d: 12 May 1986  New Orleans, LA

                                         +Clarence Joseph Trosclair    d: Bef. May 1986

                          9          John Pitre  b: Abt. 1914  Lafourche, LA; d: 30 May 1964  Raceland, Lafourche, LA

                                         +Agnes Babin  b: Abt. 1919  Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1939 [Felix/Bertha ---]; d: 12 May 1968  New Orleans, LA

                          9          Louis Joseph Pitre  b: 28 April 1918  Lafourche, LA; d: 16 November 1961  Erwinville, W. Baton Rouge, LA

                                          +Mary Hazel Gauthier (Deville)  b: 27 November 1908  Ventress, Pointe Coupee, LA; m: Aft. 1940; d: 1 January 1987  Baton Rouge, E. Baton Rouge, LA

                          9          O'Neil Pitre  b: 28 March 1920  Lafourche, LA; d: 26 March 1975  Raceland, Lafourche, LA

                                          +Beulah Punch  b: 23 December 1923  Lockport, Lafourche, LA; m: unknown [Sylvester/Anita Bergeron]; d: 13 October 1991  Lockport, Lafourche, LA

                          9          Nolan Pitre  b: 13 February 1923  Raceland, Lafourche, LA; d: 2 April 1954  New Orleans, LA

 

 

Notes for Charles Pitre:

Census

- 1900 Lafourche, Louisiana:  Charles Pitre 23 (day laborer), wife of 1 year Julia 22, Charles 1, and his widowed mother-in-law Elsema Dantin 41.

- 1910 Lafourche, LA:  Charles Pitre 32 (farm laborer), wife of 11 years Julia 30; 6 of 7 children still living, Charles 10, Jules 8, Thomas 6, Eula 5, Bessie 3, Lucille 14 months, and his mother-in-law Rosana Dantin 60.

- 1920 Lafourche, LA:  Charles Pitre 42 (general farm laborer), wife Julia 42, Charles 20 laborer, Jules 19, Thomas 17, Euna 14, Bessie 12, Lucille 9, John 5, Louis 2, and his mother-in-law Roseanna Dantin 70.

- 1930 Lafourche, LA:  Charles Pitre 54, wife Julie 46, Lucille 21, John 15, Louis 12, Oneil 9, Nola 7.

- 1940 Raceland, Lafourche, LA:  Widower Charles Pitre 65 farmer/farming [$2500 house value], Louis 21 truck driver/grist mill, Nola 16 farmer/farming.   [Hwy. 29]

- 1950 Lafourche, LA:  Widower Charles J. Pitre 74, Nolan P. 26 dredge boat operator/drainage.

WWI registration record:  Charles Pitre Sr.; Lafourche, LA; born 2 May 1876; Julia Dantin Pitre; tall height, slender build, blue eyes & black hair.

 

Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Thursday, 26 January 1961 - At Jackson, La., on Wednesday, January 25, 1961, at 3:11 o'clock p.m., Charles Pitre, beloved husband of the late Julia Dantin, father of Jules Pitre of Thibodaux, La., John Pitre of Raceland, La., Louis Pitre of Irvinville, La., and Oneil Pitre of Lockport, La., Mrs. Euna Autin and Mrs. Bessie Foret of Raceland, La., Mrs. Lucille Trosclair of New Orleans, La.; also the late Charles, Thomas and Nolan Pitre, brother of Mrs. Clovis Pertuit and Mrs. Charles Guidry of Raceland, La., and Mrs. Jules Saucier of Thibodaux, La.  Age 84 years.  Survived by 30 grandchildren and 47 great-grandchildren.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral which will take place from the Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Raceland, La., on Friday, Jan. 27, 1961, at 10 o'clock a.m., followed by Requiem High Mass at St. Mary's Catholic church, Raceland, La.  Interment St. Mary's Catholic cemetery, Raceland, La.  Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Raceland, La., in charge.  Friends may call after 1 p.m. Thursday afternoon.

 

Notes for Julia Dantin:

Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 11 February 1940 - At the residence, Raceland, La., on Friday, February 9, 1940, at 9:10 p.m., Julia Dantin, beloved wife of Charles Pitre, mother of Nolan, O'Neal, Louis, John and Jules Pitre, Mrs. C.J. Trosclair, Mrs. Kildore Foret and Mrs. S.J. Autin.  Funeral took place from the late residence, Raceland, La., on Saturday, February 10, 1940, at 4 p.m. Services at St. Mary's Catholic church, Raceland, La.  Interment in St. Mary's Catholic cemetery, Raceland, La.  Falgout Funeral Home, Raceland, La., in charge.

 

WWI registration records (sons):

Charles Pitt Pitre:  Charles Pitre Jr.; Lafourche, LA; born 5 Apr 1899; Charles Pitre Sr.; medium height; gray eyes & blonde hair.
Jules Pitre:  Jules Pitre; Lafourche, LA; born 15 Jul 1900; Charles Pitre; medium height, slender build; brown eyes & blonde hair.
 

Obituaries for the children:

Jules Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 27 September 1965 - At St. Joseph Hospital, Thibodaux, La., on Saturday, September 25, 1965, at 7 o'clock p.m., Jules J. Pitre Sr., beloved husband of Agnes Bourgeois and father of Jules J. Jr., Raymond and Norman Pitre, brother of Mrs. Sidney Autin, Mrs. Clarence Trosclair, Oniel Pitre, Mrs. Felix Foret and the late John, Charles, Thomas, Louis and Nolan Pitre, son of the Mr. and Mrs. Charles J. Pitre, also survived by four grandchildren; age 65 years; a native of Raceland, La., and a resident of Thibodaux, La.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from the Landry Funeral Home, Thibodaux, La., on Monday, September 27, 1965, at 10 o'clock a.m.  Religious services at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Thibodaux, La.  Interment in St. Charles Catholic Cemetery, Lafourche, La.  Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Raceland, La., in charge.

Tombstone inscriptions, Saint Charles Borromeo Cemetery, Saint Charles, Lafourche, LA:  Chas. Bourgeois / Nov. 2, 1878 - 1949 June 12, / Mrs. Charles Bourgeois / Jan. 14, 1880 - Jan. 6, 1971 / Jules J. Pitre / July 15, 1900 - Sept. 25, 1965 / Abel Bourgeois / Nov. 6, 1911 - Dec. 21, 1972 / Agnes B. Pitre / Jun. 3, 1903 - Apr. 16, 1992

 

Marie Euna Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Thursday, 6 June 1974:  Euna Pitre Autin, on Wednesday, June 5, 1974, at 11:40 o'clock a.m. Mother of Mrs. Rufus (Emma) Naquin, Mrs. Carter (Lou) Dufrene and the late Miller Autin.  Sister of Mrs. Lucille Trosclair and Oniel Pitre, also the late Mrs. Bessie Foret, Jules, Thomas, Charles, John, Louis, and Nolan Pitre.  Daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Pitre.  Also survived by 2 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.  Age 60 years.  A native and a resident of Raceland, Louisiana.  Relatives and friends of the family, also officers and members of the Ladies Altar Society of St. Mary Catholic Church, Raceland, Louisiana, are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Raceland, Louisiana, on Friday, June 7, 1974, at 10:30 o'clock a.m.  Religious services at St. Mary Catholic Church, Raceland, La. at 11:00 o'clock a.m.  Interment in St. Mary Catholic Cemetery, Raceland, La.  Friends may call from 5:00 p.m. until 10 p.m. on Thursday, and from 8:00 a.m. until funeral time on Friday.  Arrangements by Falgout's.

 

Bessie Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Friday, 7 January 1972:  Bessie Pitre Foret at New Orleans, La., on Thursday, January 6, 1972, at 2:00 o'clock p.m., beloved wife of the late Felix Foret; mother of Leslie and Lester Foret, Mrs. C.W. Hayes Jr., Mrs. Firmin Chiasson, Mrs. Gaston Gras, Mrs. Glenn Gros; sister of Mrs. Euna Autin, Mrs. Lucille Trosclair and O'Neill Pitre, also the late Louis, Nolan, Julia and John Pitre, daughter of the late Charles Pitre and the late Julia Dantin, also survived by 8 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren; age 64 years; a native and resident of Raceland, La.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from Falgout Funeral Homes Inc., Raceland, La. on Saturday, January 8, 1972, at 8:45 o'clock a.m.  Religious services at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Raceland, La. at 9:00 o'clock a.m.  Interment in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Raceland, La.  Falgout Funeral Homes Inc. in charge.  Friends may call after 2 p.m. Friday until midnight and Saturday from 6 a.m. until funeral time.

Tombstone Inscription, St. Mary's Cemetery, Raceland, LA:  Pierre Foret / July 10, 1872 - April 9, 1950 / Hilda Foret / Sept. 18, 1879 - Jan 24, 1963 / Felix Foret / Nov. 1, 1902 - June 7, 1952 / Bessie P. Foret / born Mar. 9, 1907 - died Jan. 6, 1972

 

Lucille Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Wednesday, 14 May 1986:  Lucille Pitre Trosclair, on Monday afternoon, May 12, 1986 at 2:25 o'clock.  Beloved wife of the late Clarence Joseph Trosclair.  Mother of Daniel Joseph Trosclair and the late Betty Marie Trosclair.  Also survived by 5 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.  Relatives and friends of the family, also employees of Sears Roebuck and the New Orleans Fire Department are invited to attend the visitation from the parlors of Joseph Laughlin Funeral Home, 4500 Magazine Street, on Tuesday evening, May 13, 1986 from 6 to 10 o'clock.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from St. Mary's Catholic Church, Raceland, La., on Wednesday morning, May 14, 1986 at 11 o'clock.  Interment in St. Mary's Cemetery, Raceland, La.

 

John Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Sunday, 31 May 1964 - At the residence, Raceland, La., on Saturday, May 30, 1964, at 5:20 o'clock p.m., John Pitre, beloved husband of Agnes Babin, father of Mrs. Eddie Filce, brother of Mrs. Una Autin, Mrs. Bessie Foret, Mrs. Lucille Trosclair and Jules and Odile Pitre, survived by 2 grandchildren; age 49 years, a native and a resident of Raceland, La.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral. Services from The Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Raceland, La., on Monday, June 1, 1964, at 8:30 o'clock a.m., religious services at St. Mary Catholic Church, Raceland, La.  Interment in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery.  Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., in charge.  Friends may call after 9 a.m. Sunday.

 

Louis Joseph Pitre:  Advocate (Baton Rouge, LA), Friday, 17 November 1961:  Louis Joseph Pitre - Died at 12:10 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, at residence in Erwinville.  Age 44, native of Lafourche Parish.  Body to be at Wilbert Funeral Home in Port Allen until 1 p.m. Saturday.  Funeral will be held at Church of the Immaculate Conception in Lakeland Saturday at 2 p.m., conducted by Rev. Henry Neubig.  Burial to be in Chenal Cemetery.  He is survived by his wife, the former Mary Hazel Gauthier; one daughter, Miss Madeline Pitre of Erwinville; three sisters, three brothers and two step-sons, Norris Deville of Baton Rouge and Leonce Deville of Port Barre.

 

O'Neil Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Sunday, 30 March 1975:  O'Neil J. (Stoney) Pitre at Raceland, La., on Wednesday, March 26, 1975 at 7:05 o'clock p.m., husband of Beulah Punch Pitre, father of Perry, O'Neil, Ted, Larry, and Chris Pitre, Mrs. Yvonne Chiasson, Susan, Polly, Dolly, and Holly Pitre, brother of Mrs. Lucille Trosclair, also the late Jules, John, Charlie, Tommy, Louis and Nolan Pitre, also Mrs. Euna Autin, and Mrs. Bessie Foret; son of the late Charles Pitre and Julia Dantin; also survived by 6 grandchildren; age 54 years; a native of Raceland, La., and a resident of Lockport, La.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from Falgout Funeral Home, Inc., Lockport, La., on Monday, March 31, 1975 at 10:45 o'clock a.m.  Religious services at Holy Savior Catholic Church, Lockport, La., at 11 o'clock a.m.  Interment in Church Cemetery.  Visitation after 10 a.m. Sunday.  Arrangements by Falgout.

Tombstone Inscription, Holy Savior Cemetery, Lockport, LA:  Sylvest C. Punch 1892 - 1964 / O.J. Pitre died March 26, 1975 / Beulah P. Pitre / Dec. 23, 1923 - Oct. 13, 1991 / Perry J. Pitre / Jan. 15, 1945 - July 7, 2000

 

Nolan Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Saturday, 3 April 1954:  At New Orleans, La., on Friday, April 2, 1954, at 6 o'clock a.m., Nolan Pitre, beloved son of Charles Pitre and the late Julia Dantin, brother of Jules, John, Louis and Oneil Pitre, Mrs. Euna Autin, Mrs. Lucille Trosclair and Mrs. Felix Foret, aged 31 years, a native and resident of Raceland, La.  Relatives and friends of the family, also members of the V.F.W. and American Legion Post of Raceland, La., are invited to attend the funeral, which will take place from the Falgout Funeral Home, Inc., Raceland, La., on Saturday, April 3, 1954, at 9 o'clock a.m.  Religious services at St. Mary's Catholic church, Raceland, La.  Interment in St. Mary's Catholic cemetery.  Falgout Funeral Home, Inc., Raceland, La., in charge.

Tombstone Inscription, Saint Mary's Cemetery, Raceland, LA:  Nolan P / Pitre / Louisiana / PFC / Co C 701 Tank Bn / World War II / February 13, 1925 / April 2, 1954 / PH

 

 

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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)

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

 

Last updated:  17 June 2022.