Didier Leon 'David' Pitre

1872 Larose, Louisiana 1936 Lafourche, LA

 

 

Continuation of tree (3rd child of Andre Gratien Raphael Pitre/Marguerite Landry); all known surname descendants:

               8           Didier Leon 'David' Pitre  b: 13 November 1872  Larose, Lafourche, LA; d: 11 October 1936  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                 + Marie Julia Pitre  b: 2 January 1876  Larose, Lafourche, LA; m: 18 June 1892  Jefferson, LA [Richard Martial/Augustine Adrienne Pitre]; d: 28 July 1952  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                          9           Marguerite Pitre  b: 17 October 1893  Larose, Lafourche, LA; d: Aft. 1900

                          9           Mark Pitre  b: May 1895  Lafourche, LA; d: Bet. 1900 - 1910  Lafourche, LA

                          9           Jean Leo 'Paul' Pitre  b: 8 February 1898  Larose, Lafourche, LA; d: 19 July 1939  New Orleans, LA

                                         + Marguerite Antoinette Schouest  b: 1 November 1901  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; m: 1 June 1918  Larose, Lafourche, LA [Robert Adolph Chouest/Marie Guidry]; d: 11 June 1990  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                          9           Antoine Andre Pitre  b: 4 February 1900  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; d: 11 April 1991  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                         + Judith Bernadette Curole  b: 18 February 1903  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1922  Lafourche, LA [Victor/Laura Pierce]; d: 14 February 1994  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                          9           Mark Edward Pitre  b: 29 July 1901  Lafourche, LA; d: 20 October 1935  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                         + Judith Ursule Lefort  b: 7 August 1902  Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1923  Lafourche, LA [George Edgar/Josephine Marie Bruce]; d: 19 December 1989  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                          9           Richess Leonie Pitre  b: 22 August 1903  Larose, Lafourche, LA; d: 23 April 1991  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                         + Mederick Dominique Theriot  b: 4 August 1903  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1925  Lafourche, LA [Thomas Adam/Ama Terrebonne]; d: 10 March 1964  New Orleans, LA

                          9           Edith Rita Pitre  b: 29 September 1905  Larose, Lafourche, LA; d: 18 August 1979  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                        + Jean Ecton Curole  b: 15 October 1904  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1926  Lafourche, LA [Victor/Laura Pierce]; d: 8 April 1998  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                          9           Percy Ernest Pitre  b: 5 October 1907  Lafourche, LA; d: 27 November 1982  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                         + Orica Rousse  b: 30 January 1908  Galliano, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1929  Lafourche, LA [Louis Etienne/Claudia Chouest]; d: 30 October 2001  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                          9           Lelia Pitre  b: 19 January 1909  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; d: 9 February 2000  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                         + Alcee Joseph Lefort  b: 10 February 1901  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1928  Lafourche, LA [Victor Hypolite/Alice Cecile Gaudet]; d: 27 July 1981  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                          9           Eads Pierre Pitre  b: 18 January 1911  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; d: 21 May 1994  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                                         + Alzina Hebert  b: 28 October 1911  Galliano, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1932 [Onesippe Constant/Ezelida Marie Smith]; d: 25 March 2006  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                          9           Paul Say Pitre  b: 5 October 1913  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; d: 28 July 1993  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                         + Florence Curole  b: 2 March 1915  Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1938 [Victor/Laura Pierce]; d: 9 September 1992  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                          9           Marquette Pitre  b: Abt. 1916; d: Bef. 1920

                          9           Thelma Pitre  b: 23 December 1919  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; d: 16 September 2017  Baton Rouge, E. Baton Rouge, LA

                                         + Calvin Luke Picou  b: 18 October 1921  Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1939 [Wenceslas Joseph/Ulyssia Belanger]; d: 20 March 1943  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                       *2nd Husband of Thelma Pitre:

                                         +Harris Joseph Savoie  b: 20 February 1917  Larose, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1948 [Gaston Paul Joseph/Evela Marie Ledet]; d: 30 June 1972  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                       *3rd Husband of Thelma Pitre:

                                         + Eugene Joseph Rodriguez  b: 4 April 1922  Lafourche, LA; m: Aft. 1972 [Manuel J./Louisiana Hebert]; d: 2 March 2004  Baton Rouge, E. Baton Rouge, LA

 

               

Notes for Didier Leon 'David' Pitre:

Census

- 1900 Lafourche, Louisiana:  Dedie Peet 30 (fisherman), wife of 5 years Julia 25, Margrit 6, Mark 5, Leo 3, Antoine 4 months.

- 1910 Lafourche, LA:  Didier Peter 36 (fisherman), wife of 11 years Jullia 34 (7 of 9 children still living), Leo 12, Tonie 10, Mark 8, Richard 7, Eddy 5, Persey 3, Lidia 11 months.

- 1920 Lafourche, LA:  Didier Pitre 47 (navigator), wife Julie 44, Tone 20, Mark 18, Richise 16, Eddie 14, Pursey 12, Lila 10, Eide 7, Saey 6, Telma 4.

- 1930 Lafourche, LA:  Dedier Pitre 57 (farmer), wife Julia 54, Eads 19 (fisherman), Paul 16 (fisherman), Telma 10.

- 1940 Cut Off, Lafourche, LA:   Julia Pitre 65 widow [$300 house value], son-in-law Calvin Picou 18 fisherman/shrimps, wife Thelma 20.

- 1950 Lafourche, LA:  Harris J. Savoie 33 carpenter/construction, wife Thelma J. 30, stepson Calvin L. Picou 8, son Earl J. Savoie (June), widowed mother-in-law Julia M. Pitre 74.

WWI registration records:  Didier Leon Pitre; Lafourche, LA; born 12 Sep 1872; Jullie Pitre; medium height, medium build; dark eyes & black hair.


Death Notice:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Tuesday, 13 October 1936:  Didier Pitre, 64, French hospital

 

Tombstone Inscription, Sacred Heart Cemetery, Cut Off, LA:  Mrs. Julia Pitre / Medrick Theriot / Mother / Mrs. Julia Pitre / born Jan. 2, 1876 / died July 28, 1952 / Vincy J. Cheramie / born: April 9, 1928 / died: July 5, 1987  //  Didier L. Pitre / born: Nov. 13, 1872 / died: Oct. 11, 1936

 

Notes for Marie Julia Pitre:

Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Tuesday, 29 July 1952:  Pitre - At the residence, Cut Off, La., on Monday, July 28, 1952, at 12:10 o'clock a.m., Julia Pitre, beloved wife of the late Dedier Pitre and mother of Antoine, Percy, Eads, Paul Pitre, Mrs. Mederick Theriot, Mrs. Ecton Curole, Mrs. Alcee Lafort and Mrs. Harris Savoie and the late Margaret and Marquette, Mark and Leo Pitre, age 76 years, survived by 35 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.  Relatives and friends of the family, are invited to attend the funeral, which will take place from the Falgout Funeral Home, Galiano, La., on Tuesday, July 29, 1952, at 9 o'clock a.m.  Services at Sacred Heart Catholic church, Cut Off, La., Falgout Funeral Home, Galiano, La., in charge.  Interment in Sacred Heart cemetery.

 

WWI registration records (sons):

Jean Leo Paul Pitre:  Leo Pitre; Lafourche, LA; born 8 Feb 1897; Antoinette Chouest (wife); tall height, slender build; grey eyes & blonde hair.

Antoine Andre Pitre:  Anthony Pitre; Lafourche, LA; born 8 Feb (1900) age 18; Julia Pitre (mother); medium height; gray eyes & blonde hair.

Obituaries for the children:

Jean Leo 'Paul' Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 21 July 1939:  In New Orleans, La., on Wednesday, July 19, 1939, at 9 o'clock p.m., Leo Pitre, beloved husband of Altonette Schouest, father of Marie and Morrison Pitre, aged 41 years.  Funeral took place Thursday, July 20, 1939, at 4 o'clock p.m., from the late residence, Cut Off, La.  Services at the Cut Off Catholic church, Cut Off, La.  Interment in the Cut Off Catholic cemetery.  Falgout Funeral Home, Raceland, La. in charge.

Tombstone Inscription, Sacred Heart Cemetery, Cut Off:  Leo Pitre / born Feb. 8, 1898 / died July 19, 1939 / age 41  //  Antoinette S.P. Williams / born: Nov. 1, 1901 / died: June 11, 1990

 

Antoine Andre Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA), 11 April 1991:  A funeral was scheduled at 1 p.m. today at Sacred Heart Church in Cut Off for Antoine "Tony" Pitre, 91, a native and resident of Cut Off, who died Thursday at 2:45 p.m.  Interment was in Sacred Heart Mausoleum.  He was the husband of Judith Curole Pitre; brother of Paul Sr, and Eads Pitre, Richess Theriot, Lelia Lefort and Thelma Rodriguez.  He is also survived by two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his children, Cyrus Pitre and Inez Hodge; parents, Didier and Julia Pitre Pitre; brothers, Leo, Mark and Percy Pitre; sisters, Margarite Pitre and Edith Curole.  Falgout Funeral Home of Raceland was in charge of arrangements.

Tombstone Inscription, Sacred Heart Cemetery, Cut Off, LA:  (photo of couple) In loving memory of / Antoine A. "Tony" Pitre / born Feb. 4, 1900 - died April 11, 1991 / Judith C. Pitre / born Feb. 19, 1903 - died Feb. 14, 1994 / 69 years of marriage

 

Mark Edward Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, Sacred Heart Cemetery, Cut Off, LA:  Mark Edward Pitre / born July 29, 1901 / died Oct. 21, 1935  //  Judith Lefort Pitre / born Aug. 7, 1902 / died Dec. 19, 1989

 

Richess Leonie Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA), 23 April 1991:  A Mass of Christian Burial was at 1 p.m. today at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Cut Off for Riches Pitre Theriot, 87, a native and resident of Cut Off who died Tuesday at 9:30 a.m.  Burial was in the church mausoleum.  She was the mother of Rena Cheramie; sister of Paul and Eads Pitre, Thelma Rodriguez and Lelia Lefort.  She is also survived by seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Medrick Theriot; a son, Stephen Theriot; parents, Julia Pitre and Dider Pitre; brothers, Anthony, Leo, Mark, Marcus and Percy Pitre; sisters, Margette Pitre and Edith Curole.  Falgout Funeral Home of Galliano was in charge of arrangements.

Tombstone Inscriptions, Sacred Heart Cemetery, Cut Off, LA:  Richess P. Theriot / 8-22-1903 - 4-23-1991 / Mederick D. Theriot / 1903 - 1964

 

Edith Rita Pitre:  Tombstone Inscriptions, Sacred Heart Cemetery, Cut Off, LA:  Edith P. Curole / born Sept. 29, 1905 - died Aug. 18, 1979 / Ecton J. Curole / born Oct. 15, 1904 - died Apr. 8, 1998

 

Percy Ernest Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA), 28 November 1982:  Percy Pitre, 75, a resident of Cut Off, died at 2:40 a.m. Saturday (27th).  He is survived by his wife, Orica Rouse Pitre; two daughters, Mrs. Lois Guilibou and Mrs. Linda Dufrene; three brothers, Paul, Anthony and Eads Pitre; three sisters, Mrs. Richess Theriot, Lillian Lefort and Thelma Rodriquez; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.  He is preceded in death by two brothers, Mark and Leo Pitre; and a sister, Mrs. Edith Curole.  Falgout Funeral Home in Raceland is handling the arrangements.

Tombstone Inscriptions, Sacred Heart Cemetery, Cut Off, LA:  Percy E. Pitre / Oct. 5, 1907 - Nov. 27, 1982 / Oricia R. Pitre / 
Jan. 30, 1908 - Oct. 30, 2001

 

Lelia Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA):  A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Cut Off for Lelia Pitre Lefort, 91, a native and resident of Cut Off, who died at 6:05 p.m. Feb. 9, 2000.  Visitation will be 8 a.m. until funeral time at the church.  Burial will be at the church cemetery.  She was the mother of Roosevelt Lefort, Rita Rousse, Clarise Danos and Mae Chiasson; and sister of Thelma Rodriguez.  She is also survived by 14 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Alcee Lefort; parents, Didier and Julia Pitre; son, Alcee Lefort Jr.; brothers, Paul, Mark, Leo, Percy, Antoine and Eads Pitre; sisters, Edith Curole and Regis Theriot; and grandson, Larry David Lefort.  She was a parishioner of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.  Falgout Funeral Home of Galliano is in charge of arrangements.

Tombstone Inscriptions, Sacred Heart Cemetery, Cut Off, LA:  Larry David Lefort / born Oct. 13, 1955 - died April 23, 1965 / Lelia Lefort / born Jan. 18, 1909 - died Feb. 9, 2000 / Harry J. Lefort / born Mar. 21, 1959 - died Sep. 22, 2013   ///   Alcee J. Lefort, Jr. / born Mar. 22, 1936 - died Dec. 2, 1979 / Alcee J. Lefort, Sr. / born Jan. 10, 1901 - died July 27, 1981

 

Eads Pierre Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA), May 1994:  Eads P. Pitre - A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 2 p.m. today at St. Joseph Church in Galliano for Eads Pierre Pitre, 83, a native and resident of Cut Off who died at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 21.  Visitation was from 4-10 p.m. Sunday and 9 a.m. until funeral time today at Falgout Funeral Home in Galliano.  Burial took place in Cheramie Cemetery.  He is survived by his wife Alzina Hebert Pitre; daughter Virginia Pitre; sisters, Lelia P. Lefort and Thelma P. Rodriguez; 2 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents Didier Pitre and Julia Pitre; brothers Leo, Mark, Percy, Antoine and Paul Pitre; sisters Marguerite Pitre, Edith P. Curole and Richess P. Theriot.   Falgout Funeral Home of Galliano was in charge of the arrangements.

Tombstone Inscriptions, Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano, LA:  Eads Pierre Pitre / 1-18-1911 - 5-21-1994 / Alzina H. Pitre / 10-28-1911 - 3-25-2006 / Virginia R. Pitre T / 12-11-1933 - (blank) / Nathan A. Truxillo / B and D 9-10-1954 / Regie M. Truxillo / 4-9-1957 - 11-13-1975


Paul Say Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA):  A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 2 p.m. Friday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Cut Off for Paul Say Pitre Sr., 79, a native and resident of Cut Off who died at 9 a.m. Wednesday, July 28 (1993).  Visitation will be 5 to 10 p.m. today and 8 a.m. until Funeral time Friday at Falgout Funeral Home of Galliano.  Interment will be in the church Cemetery.  He was the father of Paul Pitre Jr. and Anna Bella P. Molaison; brother of Edes Pitre, Lelia Lefort and Thelma Rodriguez.  He is also survived by seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Florence Curole Pitre; parents, Dider and Julia Pitre; a son, Nolan J. Pitre; five brothers, Leo, Mark, Percy, Marcus and Anthonie Pitre; and three sisters, Edith Curole, Richess Theriot and Margret Theriot.  Falgout Funeral Home of Galliano is in charge of arrangements.

Tombstone Inscriptions, Sacred Heart Cemetery, Cut Off, LA:  (photos of Paul & Florence) / Paul S. Pitre / born 10-5-13 / died 7-28-93 / Percy J. Molaison / born 2-10-1935 / died 12-28-2015

 

Thelma Pitre:  Greenoaks Funeral Home (Baton Rouge, LA):  Thelma P. Rodriguez, a native of Cut Off, LA and resident of Baton Rouge, LA, was born December 23, 1919 and passed away on September 16, 2017.  Thelma was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.  She was a hospital housekeeper for several years at Our Lady of the Sea hospital in Galliano, LA.  She was a member of Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church and The Catholic Daughters of the Americas.  She loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  She is survived by son, Earl Savoie and wife, Margaret; daughter, Mary Julia Terrebonne and husband, Chuck; daughter-in-law, Mary Picou; step-daughters, Gene Rodriguez Badeaux and Rosalie Rodriguez Guidry; seven grandchildren, Dwayne Picou, Celeste Chaisson, Darryel Picou, Claire Savoie, Andre Savoie, Marcel Terrebonne and Chase Terrebonne and eight great-grandchildren.  She is preceded in death by her parents Didier and Julia Pitre; husbands, Calvin Luke Picou, Harris Joseph Savoie, and Eugene Joseph Rodriguez; son, Calvin Luke Picou and twelve brothers and sisters.  Pallbearers will be Dwayne Picou, Darryel Picou, Antoine Picou, Calvin Picou, Darrell Chaisson, Marcel Terrebonne and Chase Terrebonne.  Visitation will be at Sacred Heart Church in Cut Off, LA, from 12:00PM until the Mass of Christian Burial at 2:00PM.  Interment will immediately follow in Sacred Heart Church Mausoleum.
Tombstone Inscription, Sacred Heart Cemetery, Cut Off, LA:  Calvin / L Picou Sr. / born / Oct. 18 / 1921 / Calvin L. Picou / born Oct. 18, 1921 / died Mar. 20, 1943.  Also:  Harris J. Savoie / Louisiana / SGT 12 Field Hosp / World War II / Feb. 20, 1917 - June 30, 1972

 

 

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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:  17 August 2022.