David 'Alexie' Pitre

1877 Larose, Louisiana 1961 Cut Off, LA

 

 

Continuation of tree (8th child of Alexis Richard Pitre/Elisabeth Romela Duet); all known surname descendants:

               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

                          9          Thea Marie Pitre  b: 30 January 1900  Galliano, Lafourche, LA; d: 20 December 1986  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                                         +Jean Wolf Gisclair  b: 16 December 1897  Larose, Lafourche, LA; m: 19 August 1915  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA [Jean/Ovilia Bernale Gisclair]; d: Bet. 1920-1930

                                       *2nd Husband of Thea Marie Pitre:                                                       

                                         +Taylor Sylvestre Guidry  b: 31 December 1886  Larose, Lafourche, LA; m: Bet. 1930-1940 [Paul Eugene/Cecilia Baudoin]; d: 25 September 1976  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                          9          Fedless Maurice Pitre  b: 23 September 1902  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; d: 15 September 1956  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                                         +Amelia Loridia Doucet  b: 5 January 1905  Galliano, Lafourche, LA; m: 28 March 1922  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 8 June 1994  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                          9          Edola Marie Pitre  b: 28 August 1903  Larose, Lafourche, LA; d: 14 June 1983  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                                         +Armand Joseph Gisclair  b: 20 June 1899  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; m: 22 January 1920  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA [Leon Michel/Lorenza Marie Vegas]; d: 2 March 1983  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                          9          Edless Joseph Pitre  b: 15 January 1907  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; d: 23 December 1993  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                         +Rose Lefort  b: Abt. 1909  Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1928 [Victor Hypolite/Alice Cecile Gaudet]; d: 30 November 1932  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                       *2nd Wife of Edless Joseph Pitre:                                                          

                                         +Winnie Toups  b: 12 July 1914  Lockport, Lafourche, LA; m: Aft. 1932 [Edmond Taylor/Maude Jeanne Jeandron]; d: 2 April 2002  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                          9          Frances Pitre  b: 2 December 1908  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; d: 4 June 1978  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                                         +Ulysses Guidry  b: 15 March 1906  Galliano, Lafourche, LA; m: 27 April 1929  Lafourche, LA [Ulysse Archange/Marie Menddy 'Amanda' Pitre]; d: 2 September 1984  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                          9          Loveless Joseph Pitre  b: 2 October 1910  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; d: 23 July 1934  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                         +Romanda Eymard  b: 9 August 1911  Galliano, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1932 [Duard/Celeste Vena Pitre]; d: 21 June 1985  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                          9          Harris Louis Pitre  b: 25 August 1913  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; d: 3 October 1998  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                         +Russin Jeanne Charpentier  b: 31 December 1916  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1933 [Albert Luc/Alcida Marguerite Cheramie]; d: 20 April 1996  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                          9          Orleans Pierre 'Tom' Pitre  b: 12 February 1916  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; d: 1 February 1994  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA 

                                         +Adeline Marie Pitre  b: 24 April 1921  Galliano, Lafourche, LA; m: 30 April 1946  Houma, Terrebonne, LA [Elfere Joseph/Romella Lafont]; d: 10 December 2000  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

 

 

Notes for David Alexie Pitre:

Census

- 1900 Lafourche, Louisiana:  David Peet 22 (day laborer), wife of 2 years Elezire 20, Thea 4 months.

 

- 1910 Lafourche, LA:  David Peter Jr. 30 (general farmer), wife of 12 years Lizza 24 (5 of 6 children still living), Littaya 11, Fedless 9, Edola 7, Edless 5, Francis 4.

 

- 1920 Lafourche, LA:  David A. Pitre 45 (farmer), wife Liza 35, Fedles 17, Edles 14, Frances 12, Loveles 10, Haris 8, Orleans 4.

 

- 1930 Lafourche, LA:  David A. Pitre 54 (farmer), wife Alizer A. 49, Lovless 20 (farm laborer), Harris 17 (farm laborer), Orleans J. 14; son Edles 22, wife Ryene 20, Lelan 1 year 9 months; widowed daughter Thea Gisclair 31.

- 1940 Lafourche, LA:  David Pitre 62 farmer, wife Eliza 58, Orleans 24 pilot/small boat.  [Hwy 77 between Cut Off & Galliano]

- 1950 Lafourche, LA:  David A. Pitre 72, wife Alzia M. 68.

WW1 registration records:  David Alexie Pitre; Lafourche, LA; born 17 Oct 1878; Mrs. David A. Pitre; medium height, medium build; gray eyes & light hair.

WWII Records:  David A. Pitre, res. Cut Off, LA; b. 17 Oct 1878 Cut Off, LA; contact Mrs. David A. Pitre; 5' 7", 130 lbs., blue eyes & brown hair, light complexion; 27 Apr 1942 Lafourche, LA.

 

Obituary:  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

 

Notes for Philomene Elisa Adams:

Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Saturday, 27 March 1965 - At. St. Ann Hospital, Raceland, Louisiana, on Friday, March 22, 1965, at 4:30 o'clock p.m., Lizzia Adam, beloved wife of the late David Pitre, mother of Edless, Harris and Orleans Pitre, Mrs. Taylor Guidry, Mrs. Armond Gisclair, Mrs. Ulysse Guidry and the late Fedless and Lovelace Pitre, sister of Jules Adam; also survived by 24 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.  Age 84 years.  A native and a resident of Cut Off, Louisiana.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral. Services from the Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Galliano, Louisiana, on Monday, March 29, 1965 at 9 o'clock a.m.  Religious services at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Galliano, Louisiana.  Interment in Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano, La.  Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Galliano, La., in charge.

 

Obituaries for the children:

Thea Marie Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA):  Thea Pitre Guidry, 86, native and resident of Galliano, died Saturday (20 December 1986).  Services at St. Joseph Catholic Church Galliano and burial in Cheramie Mausoleum in Galliano.  Survived by stepson, Numa Guidry; stepdaughters, Marie Cheramie and Vedora Table; brothers, Harris, Orleans, and Edless Pitre.  Preceded in death by her husband, Taylor Guidry; parents, Mr. and Mrs. David Pitre; stepdaughter, Loretta Knight; brothers, Fedless and Loveless Pitre; sisters, Edola Gisclair and Frances Guidry.  Falgout Funeral Home of Galliano is handling arrangements.

Tombstone Inscription, Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano, LA:  Mrs. Taylor Guidry / 1902 / Jan. 30, 1900 - Dec. 20, 1986 / Mr. Taylor C. Guidry / 1887 -- 1976 / Dec. 31, 1886 - Sept. 25, 1976

 

Fedless Maurice Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 16 September 1956 - At St. Joseph's hospital, Thibodaux, La., on Saturday, September 15, 1956, at 3:15 o'clock p.m., Fedless Pitre, beloved husband of Loridia Doucet; father of Clifton and Jefferson Pitre and Mrs. Junius Dufrene, Mrs. Morrison Duet and Mrs. Paul Bruce; son of David Pitre and Liza Adams; also survived by 13 grandchildren; aged 53 years, a native and a resident of Cut Off, La.  Relatives and friends of the family, also employees of Humble Party No. 21, are invited to attend the funeral, which will take place from the Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Galliano, La., on Monday, September 17, 1956, at 4 o'clock p.m.  Religious services at St. Joseph Catholic church, Galliano, La.  Interment in Cheramie cemetery.  Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Galliano, La., in charge.

Tombstone Inscription:  Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano, LA:  Fedless Pitre / born Sept. 23, 1902 / died Sept. 15, 1956 / Loridia Pitre / born Jan. 5, 1905 / died June 8, 1994

 

Edola Marie Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA), 15 June 1983:  Funeral services have been scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Falgout Funeral Home, Galliano for Edola Pitre Gisclair, 79, a native and resident of Galliano, who died at 2:58 p.m. Tuesday.  Religious services have been scheduled for 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Cut Off, with interment in Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano.  Visitation will be from 11 a.m. Wednesday until funeral time on Thursday.  She was the wife of the late Armond Gisclair; mother of Mrs. Victor (Rosemary) Lafont, Calvin "C.J." Gisclair, the late Irene Pitre, Calvin A. Gisclair Jr. and Raoul Gisclair; sister of Mrs. Taylor Guidry, Harris, Edless, Orleans, Fedless and Loveless Pitre, and Mrs. Ulysses (Francis) Guidry.  She is survived by 9 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.  Arrangements by Falgout of Galliano.

Tombstone Inscription:  Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano, LA:  Corp. Raoul D. Gisclair, U.S.A. / born January 25, 1926 / killed in action / Kesternich, Germany / February 1, 1945 / He being made perfect in a short time / fulfilled a long time / Edola P. Gisclair / July 17, 1903 - June 14, 1983  //  Calvin A. Gisclair / Apr. 29, 1923 - Nov. 24, 1946 / Irene Gisclair Pitre / born August 4, 1920 / died June 1, 1963 / daughter Nell / and / grandchildren / Armand J. Gisclair / May 15, 1889 - March 2, 1983

 

Edless Joseph Pitre:  Edless J. Pitre, 86, native and resident of Cut Off, died Thur., Dec. 23, 1993.  Services at St Joseph Catholic Church in Galliano; burial in church cemetery.  Survived by wife, Winnie Toups Pitre; sons, Raymond A., Loveless J., and Kenneth M. Pitre; daughters, Mrs. Steve (Elaine) Newman and Mrs. Henry (Beverly) Boudreaux; stepdaughter, Mrs. Joe (Lillian) Barrios; brothers, Harris and Orleans "Tom" Pitre; 8 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren.  Preceded by parents, David and Lisa Adams Pitre; brothers, Fedless and Loveless Pitre; sisters, Mrs. Taylor Guidry, Mrs. Armand Gisclair and Mrs. Ulysses Guidry.

Tombstone Inscription:  Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano, LA:  Edless J. Pitre / 1-15-1907 - 12-23-1993

 

Frances Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 5 June 1978:  Mrs. Frances Pitre Guidry, at Galliano, La., on Sunday, June 4, 1978, at 9:30 o'clock a.m.; wife of Ulysses Guidry; mother of Mrs. Annie Mae Rodrigue and Roland Guidry and the late Noland Guidry; sister of Harris, Edless and Tom Pitre, Mrs. Edola Gisclair, Mrs. Thea Guidry and the late Loveless and Fedless Pitre; also survived by 13 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, age 69 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., Galliano, on Monday, June 5, 1978, at 1:30 o'clock p.m. with religious services at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Galliano, La., at 2:00 o'clock p.m.  Interment in Cheramie Cemetery.  Arrangements by Falgout.

Tombstone Inscription:  Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano, LA:  Frances P. Guidry / born Dec. 2, 1908 - died June 4, 1978  //  Ulysses "Babe" Guidry / born March 15, 1906 - died Sept. 2, 1984

 

Loveless Joseph Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription:  Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano, LA:  Loveless J. Pitre / Oct. 2, 1910 / July 23, 1934

 

Harris Louis Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA), 5 October 1998:  A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 1 p.m. today at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Cut Off for Harris Louis Pitre, 85, a native and resident of Cut Off, who died at 3:30 a.m. Oct 3,1998.  Visitation will be 10:30 a.m. until funeral time at the church.  Burial will be at Cheramie Cemetery in Galliano.  He was the father of Larry Pitre, Lois Pitre, Joyce P. Trosclair, Dolores P. Orgeron and Rose Terrebonne; and the companion of Carol Olson.  He is also survived by 11 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents, David and Liza Adams Pitre; son, Roy Pitre; daughter, Juliet Chiasson; brothers, Fedless, Edless, Loveless and Orleans Pitre; and sisters, Francis, Taya and Edolia Pitre.  Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc. of Galliano is in charge of arrangements.

Tombstone Inscription:  Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano, LA:  Harris Louis Pitre / Aug. 25, 1913 - Oct. 3, 1998

 

Orleans Pierre Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA):  Orleans P. "Tom" Pitre, 77, native and resident of Cut Off, died Tuesday, Feb. 1, 1994.  Services at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Galliano, burial in Cheramie Cem. in Galliano.  Survived by wife, Adeline Pitre of Cut Off; son Ricky Pitre of Louisville, Colorado; daughter, Tanya Schreiber of Houma; brother, Harris Pitre of Cut Off.  Preceded by parents, David and Lisa Adams Pitre; brothers, Fedless, Edless and Loveless Pitre; sisters, Thea Guidry, Edola Gisclair and Frances Guidry.  He was parishioner of St. Joseph Cath. Chr. in Galliano, an Army veteran of WWII, and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Tombstone Inscription:  Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano, LA:  Orleans "Tom" Pitre / 2-12-1916 - 2-1-1991 / Adeline Pitre / 4-21-1921 - 12-10-2000

 

 

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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).

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

 

Last updated:  18 June 2022.