Edward P. Pitre

1899 Chacahoula, Louisiana 1932 Gretna, Louisiana



Continuation of tree (3rd child of William Shelton Pitre/Octavie Pontiff); all known surname descendants:

               9          Edward P. Pitre  b: 1899  Chacahoula, Terrebonne, LA; d: 4 January 1932  Gretna, Jefferson, LA

                                  +Emily Rawle  b: Abt. 1895  Harvey, Jefferson, LA; m: Abt. 1926 [Frank/Seraphine Lepine]; d: 31 July 1977  Harvey, Jefferson, LA



Notes for Edward P. Pitre:


- 1900 Terrebonne, Louisiana:  Edward Pitre 7 (believe age should read as 1), listed with Emile Maronge 55 & wife Estelle 48 and their 5 children.


- 1910 Terrebonne, Louisiana:  Edward Pete 11, living as adopted son with family of Emile Maronge 72 & wife Stella 63.


- 1920


- 1930 outside of Gretna City, Jefferson, LA:  Edward Pitre 31 bus driver, wife Emily 35  [Manhattan Ave.]


- 1940 Harvey, Jefferson, LA:  Frank Rawle 75 [$1000 house value] foreman/public bus drivers, wife Seraphine O. 70, widowed daughter Emily V. Adam 44, lodger Henry Pitre 28 bus driver/public bus line.  [558 Manhattan Ave.]


Obituary:  New Orleans Item (N.O., LA), Tuesday, 5 January 1932:  West Bank News - Edward P. Pitre, 31, native of Chacahoula, La., and a resident of Gardere Subdivision, Gretna, for the past seven years, died Monday at 11:25 p.m.  He was the husband of the former Miss Emily Rawle and son of William Pitre and the late Octavia Pontiff, and brother of Mrs. A. Tomino.  Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. from the late residence in Gardere Subdivision with interment in McDonoghville cemetery.

- New Orleans States (N.O., LA), Sunday, 10 January 1932:  Pitre - On Monday, January 4, 1932, at 11:25 p.m., Edward P. Pitre, beloved husband of Emily Rawle, son of William Pitre and the late Octavia Pontiff, brother of Mrs. A. Tomino, aged 31 years, 11 months and 19 days, a native of Chacahoula, La., and a resident of Gretna seven years.


Notes for Emily Rawle:

Obituary:  Times Picayune (N.O., LA), Monday, 1 August 1977:  Baudoin - Mrs. Emily Rawle Baudoin, of Harvey, La., on Sunday, July 31, 1977, at 4:35 o'clock a.m., beloved wife of Louis Baudoin, daughter of the late Seraphine Lepine and Frank Rawle; sister of Mrs. Alvin (Velma) Roussell, Rufus-Rawle the late Mrs. Charles (Gertrude) Perry, Mrs. George (Gladys) Leson, Charles, Earl and Fred Rawle, age 82 years, a native of Harvey, La.  Relatives and friends of the family, also officers and members of Amalgamated Transit Union Local No. 1400, and employees of Westside Transit Corporation, are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from Mothe Funeral Home, Inc., 2100 Westbank Expressway, Harvey, La., on Tuesday, August 2, 1977 at 11 o'clock a.m.  Mass at Infant Jesus of Prague Catholic Church.  Interment Hook and Ladder Cemetery. Parlor will be open Monday, August 1, 1977 from 6 p.m. until midnight.

Tombstone Inscription:  Hook & Ladder Cemetery, Gretna:  Henry Smith / 1895 - 1919 / Seraphine Rawle / 1869 - 1941 / Frank Rawle / 1865 - 1958 / Emily R. Baudoin / 1895 - 1977



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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:  8 December 2019.