Elie Louis Pitre

1895 Cut Off, Louisiana 1965 Cut Off, Louisiana

 

 

Continuation of tree (1st child of Alexis Joseph Pitre/Adelaide Cantrelle); all known surname descendants:

                9           Elie Louis Pitre  b: 18 December 1895  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; d: 29 January 1965  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                  + Melanie Pitre  b: 6 December 1893  Larose, Lafourche, LA; m: 1 February 1913  Lafourche, LA [Jean Eugene/Marie Ernestine Emma Gisclair]; d: 5 May 1969  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                           10         Eugene Joseph Pitre  b: 22 August 1913  Galliano, Lafourche, LA; d: 22 September 1984  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                          + Elsie Gautreaux  b: 9 May 1922  Lockport, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1943 [Edmond Joseph/Octavie Lorilla Allemand]; d: 26 May 1991  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                           10         Elmire M. Pitre  b: 21 September 1915  Lafourche, LA; d: 19 October 1986  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                           10         Elvire Pitre  b: 3 March 1918  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; d: 24 June 2003  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA         

                                           + Antoine Punch  b: 9 August 1916  Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1939 [Jean Sylvere Claude/Ariana Francoise Marie Parr]; d: 11 May 1977  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                           10         Numa Ernest Pitre  b: 4 March 1919  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; d: 14 June 1995  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                           +Earline Rita Toups  b: 20 December 1922  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; m: unknown [Ramie/Angelina Gisclair]; d: 1 May 2008  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                           10         Elda Pitre  b: 14 May 1922  Lafourche, LA; d: 18 November 2009  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                                           +Elvin Duet  b: 28 May 1922  Lafourche, LA; m: unknown [Samson Pierre/Frazia Marie Gisclair]; d: 4 February 1972  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                           10         Alexie 'P.T.' Pitre  b: 20 May 1925  Lafourche, LA; d: 27 June 1987  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                           10         Huey Joseph Pitre  b: 13 January 1933  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; d: 9 September 2020  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                           +Beverly Bouvier  b: 10 March 1934; m: unknown [Vories Antoine/Clarice Marie Cheramie]; d: Bef. September 2020

 

 

Notes for Elie Louis Pitre:

Census

- 1920 Lafourche, Louisiana:  Elie Pitre 25 (farm laborer), wife Melanie 26, Eugene 7, Elmire 5, Elvire 3, Luma 10 months.

- 1930 Lafourche, LA:  Maleome Pitre 35, Eugene J. 16 odd job laborer, Elmire 14, Elvire 12, Luner 10, Elduce 7, Alexie 4 years 9 months.  [Elie Louis 34 - ?]

- 1940 Lafourche, LA:  Elie Pitre 45 clerk/retail general store [$600 house value], wife Meline 47, Elmira 24, Numa 19 deck hand/oil barge, Elda 17, Alexie 14, Huey 7; son-in-law Antoine Punch 23 laborer/Celatex, wife Elvire 22; Eugene Pitre 26 laborer/deck hand, wife Elsie 17, Grace 1 month.  [Hwy 77 between Cut Off & Galliano]

- 1950 Lafourche, LA: Ellie J. Pitre 54 taxi/commercial transport, wife Malonie M. 56 store clerk/grocery, Elmire M. 33, Alexie J. 23, Huey J. 17 taxi/commercial transport, granddaughter Jeanette M. 7.

WWI registration records:  Elie Pitre; res. Cut Off, LA; b. 18 Dec 1895 (Cut Off); mercantile business; wife & 3 children under 12; short height, medium build; blue eyes & light hair; 5 Jun 1917 Lafourche, LA.

 

Obituary:   Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 30 January 1965 - On Friday, January 29, 1965, at 11:15 o'clock a.m., Elie Louis Pitre, beloved husband of Melanie Pitre; father of Eugene, Numa, Alexis, Huey and Miss Elmire Pitre, Mrs. Antoine Punch, Mrs. Elvin Duet; brother of Mrs. Richard Gisclair and Mrs. Edward Vegas; also survived by 9 grandchildren and 7 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 Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Galiano, La., on Monday, February 1, 1965, at 9 o'clock a.m., religious services at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Galiano, La.  Interment in Cheramie Cemetery, Galiano, La.

 

Tombstone Inscriptions, Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano:  Elie Louis / 1896 - 1965 / Melanie Pitre / born Dec. 6, 1893 / died May 5, 1969

 

Notes for Melanie Pitre:

Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 6 May 1969:  Melanie Pitre, on Monday, May 5, 1969, at 8:45 o'clock a.m., wife of the late Elie Pitre; mother of Eugene, Numa, Alexie, Huey, and Miss Elmire Pitre, Mrs. Antoine Punch, and Mrs. Elvin Duet; sister of Elie D. Pitre, Mrs. Henry Pitre and Mrs. Joseph Cheramie; also survived by 9 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren; age 75 years, a native and a resident of Cut Off, La.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral. Services from Falgout Funeral Homes in Galiano, La., on Wednesday, May 7, 1969 at 8:35 o'clock a.m., religious services at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Galiano, La., at 9 o'clock a.m.  Interment Cheramie Cemetery.  Thibodaux Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

 

Obituaries for the children:

Eugene Joseph Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA), 24 September 1984:  Religious services had been scheduled for 10 a.m. today at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Galliano, for Eugene Joseph Pitre, 71, a native and resident of Galliano who died Saturday at 2:20 p.m. in Houma.  Interment was in Cheramie Cemetery in Galliano.  He was the husband of Elsie Gautreaux Pitre; father of Mrs. Steve (Grace) Felarise; brother of Numa, Elexie and Huey Pitre, Mrs. Antoine Punch, Mrs. Elvin Duet and Elmira Pitre.  He is also survived by five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Tombstone Inscription, Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano:  Eugene J. Pitre / born Aug. 22, 1913 - died Sept. 22, 1984  //  Elsie Pitre / 5-9-1922 - 5-26-1991
 

Elmire Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano:  Alexie "P.T." Pitre / 5-20-1925 / 6-27-1987 / Elmie Pitre / 9-21-1915 / 10-19-1986

 

Elvire Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA):  Elvira Pitre Punch, 86, a native and resident of Cut Off, died at 7 p.m. June 24, 2003.  Visitation will be from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday at Samart Funeral Home in Cut Off.  A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.  She was cremated.  She is survived by her son, Dave Punch; daughter, Dale Punch; brother, Huey Pitre; sister, Elda Duet; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Antoine Punch; parents, Elie and Melanie Pitre; son, Alvin "Joe" Punch; brothers, Eugene, Numa and P.T. Pitre; and sister, Elmire Pitre.

Tombstone Inscription, Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano, LA:  Huey Pitre / 1-13-1933 - (blank) / Beverly B. Pitre / 3-10-1934 - (blank) / Elvira Punch / 3-3-17 - 6-24-03 / Dave Punch / 11-11-40 / 6-16-08   ///   Antoine Punch / born Aug. 22, 1916 - died April 11, 1977

 

Numa Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA):  A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 3 p.m. today at Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church in Larose for Numa Ernest Pitre, 76, a native and resident of Cut Off, who died at 9:44 a.m. Wednesday, June 14 (1995).  Burial will be in the church cemetery.  He was the husband of Earline Rita Toups Pitre; father of Curtis Joseph Pitre, Jackie Pitre Martin and Janet Sanamo; stepfather of Sandra Chabert; brother of Joey Pitre, Elda Duet and Elvira Punch. He is also survived by 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Elie and Melanie Pitre; two brothers, Eugene and Alexie Pitre; and a sister, Elmire Pitre.  He was a parishioner of Our Lady of the Rosary and a U.S. Army veteran.  Falgout Funeral Home of Raceland is in charge of arrangements.

Tombstone inscriptions, Holy Rosary Cemetery, Larose: Earline T. Pitre / Dec. 20, 1922 - May 1, 2008 / Numa E. Pitre / Tec 4 US Army / World War II / Mar 4, 1919 - Jun 14, 1995

 

Elda Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano, LA:  Elvin Duet / born May 28, 1921 - died Feb. 4, 1972 / Elda Duet / born May 14, 1922 - died Nov. 18, 2009

 

Alexie Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano, LA:  Alexie "P.T." Pitre / 5-20-1925 / 6-27-1987 / Elmie Pitre / 9-21-1915 / 10-19-1986

 

Huey Joseph Pitre:  Huey J. Pitre, 87, a native and resident of Cut Off, LA passed away on September 9, 2020.  A private graveside service was held at Cheramie Cemetery.  Huey is survived by his nieces and nephews.  Huey was preceded in death by his wife; Beverly Bouvier Pitre; parents; Elie and Melanie Pitre, brothers; Eugene Pitre, Numa Pitre, Alexis P.T. Pitre, sisters; Elmire Pitre, Elvira Punch and Elda Duet.  Huey was a lifelong shrimper.

Tombstone Inscription, Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano, LA:  Huey Pitre / 1-13-1933 - (blank) / Beverly B. Pitre / 3-10-1934 - (blank) / Elvira Punch / 3-3-17 - 6-24-03 / Dave Punch / 11-11-40 / 6-16-08

 

 

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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.