Elie Marie Terence Pitre

1881 Montegut, Louisiana – 1954 Houma, Louisiana



Continuation of tree (6th child of Theodule 'Pierre' Pitre/Marie Emelia Guidry); all known surname descendants:

               8          Elie Marie Terence Pitre  b: 6 May 1881  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 28 October 1954  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                 +Medora Boudreaux  b: 14 February 1885  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; m: 26 April 1902  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA [Orville Faustin/Marguerite Elvine Duplantis]; d: 1 March 1973  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                           9          Marie Elvine Pitre  b: 4 March 1903  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 29 August 1976  New Orleans, Orleans, LA

                                         + Fulbert Joseph Champagne  b: 10 April 1899  Terrebonne, LA; m: 15 July 1920  Houma, Terrebonne, LA [Pierre Alcide/Aimee Marie Champagne]; d: 6 August 1954  Jackson, East Feliciana, LA 

                           9          Joseph Milton Pitre  b: 12 December 1904  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 27 February 2002  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                         +Emily Guillot  b: 6 February 1905  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1926 [Albert A./Adelaide Richard]; d: 4 October 1999  Houma, Terrebonne, LA 

                           9          Hattie M. Pitre  b: 24 December 1907  Terrebonne, LA; d: 30 July 1983  Metairie, Jefferson, LA

                                          +Woodrow Herman Joachim Feske  b: 9 November 1912  New Orleans, LA; m: 18 May 1947  New Orleans, LA [Hermann/Jeanne Victoria Wood]; d: 1 February 1987  New Orleans, LA

                           9          child Pitre  b: Abt. 1909; d: Bef. 1910

                           9          Olga A. Pitre  b: 7 January 1912  Terrebonne, LA; d: 11 April 2007  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                          +George Ralph Romine  b: 13 March 1903  Tuscola, Douglas, IL; m: Abt. 1932 [Elias/Elsabe Frohm]; d: 23 October 1969  Houma, Terrebonne, LA



Notes for Elie Marie Terence Pitre:


- 1910 Terrebonne, Louisiana:  Ellie Pitre 28 (oyster shop/laborer), wife of 8 years Medora 25 (3 of 4 children still living), Elvine 7, Milton 5, Hattie 2; niece Maria Darrey 14; widowed father-in-law Fostin Boudreaux 59 (oyster fisherman).


- 1920 Terrebonne, LA:  Elie Pitre 38 (oyster shucker), wife Medora 34, Elvira 16, Milton 15 (oyster shucker), Hattie 12, Olga 8.

- 1930 Terrebonne, LA:  Elie T. Pitre 48, wife Madora M. 47, Olga A. 18; son Milton J. 25, wife Emily G. 25, Harold J. 8 months.

- 1940 Houma, Terrebonne, LA:  Elie M. Pitre 58 barber/own shop [$3000 house value], wife Madora M. 55, granddaughters Worlyn Champagne 18 waitress/drug store & Lois A. Champagne 14; son-in-law Ralph G. Romaine 37 pilot/land oil co., wife Olga A. 28.

- 1950 Houma, Terrebonne, LA:  Elie M. Pitre 69 barber/barber shop, wife Madora 65, son-in-law Ralph G. Romine 47 boat master/oil product co., wife Olga 38.

WWI registration records:  Elie M. Pitre; Terrebonne, LA; born 6 May 1881; Mederor Boudreaux (wife); medium height, medium build.

WWII Records:  Elie Mary Pitre, res. 224 Goaux St., Houma, LA; b. 6 May 1881 Terrebonne, LA; contact Mrs. Elie M. Pitre; 5' 8", 153 lbs., blue eyes & brown hair, ruddy complexion;  26 Apr 1942 Houma, LA.


Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 29 October 1954 - On Thursday, October 26, 1954, at 12:30 o'clock a.m., Elie M. Pitre, of 224 Gouaux avenue, Houma, La., husband of Modorea Boudreaux, father of Milton Pitre and Mrs. Ralph Romine of Houma, La., Mrs. Elvine Champagne and Mrs. Woodrow Leske of New Orleans, La., aged 73 years, a native of Terrebonne parish and a resident of Houma, La.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral, which will take place on Friday, October 29, 1954, at 9:30 o'clock a.m., from the Chauvin Funeral Home, Houma, La.  Religious services at St. Francis de Sales Catholic church, Houma, La.  Interment in Magnolia cemetery.  Chauvin Funeral Home in charge.


Tombstone Inscription, Magnolia Cemetery, Houma, LA:  ELIE M. PITRE / Elie M. Pitre / May 6, 1881 - Oct. 26, 1954 / his wife / Medora Boudreaux Pitre / Feb. 14, 1885 - Mar. 1, 1973 / Elvine P. Champagne / Mar. 4, 1903 - Aug. 29, 1976

Obituaries for the children:

Marie Elvine Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, Magnolia Cemetery, Houma, LA:  ELIE M. PITRE / Elie M. Pitre / May 6, 1881 - Oct. 26, 1954 / his wife / Medora Boudreaux Pitre / Feb. 14, 1885 - Mar. 1, 1973 / Elvine P. Champagne / Mar. 4, 1903 - Aug. 29, 1976


Joseph Milton Pitre:  Houma Courier (LA), 28 February 2002:  Milton Joseph Pitre, 97, a native of Terrebonne Parish and resident of Houma, died at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2002.  Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to funeral time Saturday at Chauvin Funeral Home.  Mass will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home chapel, with burial in St. Francis de Sales Cemetery No. 2.  He is survived by one son, Harold J. Pitre of Bourg; one daughter, Della Pitre of Houma; one sister, Olga Pitre Romine of Houma; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Emily Guillot Pitre; his parents, Elie Pitre and Madora Boudreaux Pitre; and two sisters, Hattie Pitre Feska and Elvine Pitre Champagne.  He was a retired owner/operator of Pitre’s Auto Repair and a member of St. Francis de Sales Cathedral.


Hattie M. Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, St. Francis de Sales Cemetery #2, Houma, LA:  Hattie P. Feske / Dec. 24, 1907 - July 30, 1983 / Woodrow H. Feske / S SGT US Army Air Corps / World War II / Nov 1912 - Feb 1987


Olga Pitre:  Houma Courier (LA), 29 April 2007:  Olga Pitre Romine, age 95, a native of Terrebonne and resident of Houma, died Wednesday, April 11, 2007, leaving her body to science.  Visitation Monday with a memorial mass Monday at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church.  Survivors include her nieces, Lois C. McKuch and Della P. Bass and several great-nieces and nephews.  Preceded in death by husband of 37 years, G. Ralph Romine; parents, Elie and Medora Boudreaux Pitre; two sisters, Elvine P. Champagne and Hattie P. Feske and three brothers, Macon, Junius and Milton Pitre.  Member of St. Francis de Sales Church, a loving and special aunt and her home was always open to family and friends.

Tombstone Inscription, St. Francis de Sales Cemetery #2, Houma, LA:  Olga Pitre Romine / January 7, 1912 - April 11, 2007 / we love you   ///   George Ralph Romine / 1903 - 1969



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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:  11 October 2022.