Elesse 'Ellis' Random Pitre

1885 Montegut, Louisiana 1978 Houma, Louisiana



Continuation of tree (6th child of Elie Pitre/Mathilde Cornelia White); all known surname descendants:

                8     Elesse 'Ellis' Random Pitre  b: 8 March 1885  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 18 September 1978  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                +Marie Ernestine Cunningham  b: 8 April 1885  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; m: 9 February 1916  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA [Robert Clement/Marie Hebert]; d: 30 March 1951  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                          9        Mable Marie Pitre  b: 3 June 1918  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 13 May 2007  Chauvin, Terrebonne, LA

                                       +Claudia 'Clodie' Joseph Blanchard  b: 7 August 1910  Little Caillou, Terrebonne, LA; m: Abt. 1937 [Honore/Theresa Theriot]; d: April 1971

                                     *2nd Husband of Mabel Marie Pitre:

                                       +Edward Peter Malbrough  b: 18 January 1918  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; m: Aft. 1940 [Edward Joseph/Adolphine Hebert]; d: 6 March 1963  Chauvin, Terrebonne, LA

                          9        Bessie Marie Pitre  b: 25 December 1919  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 8 June 1969  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA

                                       +Johnny Anthony Domangue  b: 26 July 1922  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; m: Aft. 1940 [Julien/Julienne ---]; d: 18 February 1989  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                          9        Viola Josephine Pitre  b: 5 March 1923  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 18 March 2005  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                       + --- Gilling    m: Abt. 1944

                                     *2nd Husband of Viola Josephine Pitre:

                                       + --- Pitre

                                     *3rd Husband of Viola Josephine Pitre:

                                       + --- Lapeyrouse



Notes for Elesse Random Pitre:


- 1920 Terrebonne, Louisiana:  Ellis Petre 35 (oil field/laborer), wife Arnistine 34, Mable 8, Roscia 8.

- 1930 Terrebonne, LA:  Elise Pitre 45, wife Ernestine 44, Mabel 11, Bessie 10, Viola 7.


- 1940 Terrebonne, LA:  Ellis Pitre 55 janitor/oil prod. dept. [$150 house value], wife Ernestine 54, Bessie 20, Viola 17 [below Montegut, lower Terrebonne]


- 1950 Terrebonne, LA:  Eles R. Pitre 65, wife Ernestine 65, Bessie 30 (mar), grandchildren William 5, Leroy (Gilling) 3, & Perry 1.


WWI registration records:  Ellis Randal Pitre; Terrebonne, LA; born 8 Feb 1885; Camelia White; medium height, medium build; brown eyes & brown hair.

WWII Records:  Ellis Ramdom Pitre, res. Montegut, LA; b. 8 Mar 1885 Montegut, LA; contact J. Junius Lapeyrouse (Montegut, LA); 5'8", 160 lbs., brown eyes & black hair, light complexion; 27 Apr 1942 Houma, LA.


Tombstone inscription, Dugas Cemetery, Montegut, LA:  Ellis Random / Pitre / March 8, 1885 / Sept. 18, 1978


Obituaries for the children:

Mable Marie Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet, 16 May 2007:  Mable Pitre Malbrough, 88, a native of Montegut and resident of Chauvin, died at 5:15 p.m., Sunday, May 13, 2007.  Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to funeral time Thursday at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Chauvin.  Mass will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Chauvin, with burial in Dugas Cemetery in Montegut.  She is survived by three sons, Gerald Blanchard and wife, Beatrice, Cyrus Blanchard and companion, Terry, and Donald P. Malbrough; three daughters, Pat Sampey and husband, Whitney Sr., Juanita "Poochie" Malbrough and Cecile Neil; 23 grandchildren; 64 great-grandchildren; and 31 great-great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward P. Malbrough; her parents, Ellis and Ernestine Cunningham Pitre; three daughters, Nancy Lee Blanchard and two infant daughters; two grandchildren; one daughter-in-law, Genevieve Blanchard Turner; one son-in-law, Cleveland "Flapps" Neil; and two sisters, Bessie Pitre Domangue and Viola Pitre.  Samart Funeral Home of Houma is in charge of arrangements.

Tombstone inscription Dugas Cemetery, Montegut:  Mable Marie / Pitre / June 3, 1918 / May 13, 2007 / Forever in our Hearts


Bessie Marie Pitre:  Tombstone inscription, Dugas Cemetery, Montegut, LA:  Bessie Marie / Pitre / Dec. 25, 1919 / Jun. 8, 1969


Viola Josephine Pitre:  Houma Courier (LA), 20 March 2005:  Viola Josephine Pitre, 82, a native of Montegut and resident of Houma, died at 7:38 a.m. Friday, March 18, 2005.  Visitation will be 1 to 9 p.m. today and 8 a.m. until funeral time Monday at Chauvin Funeral Home.  Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with burial in Dugas Cemetery.  She is survived by four sons, Leroy Gilling, Kenneth Pitre of Chauvin, Darrell Pitre of Fort Lauderdale and Tony Lapeyrouse of Houma; one daughter, Rita Ward of Houma; one sister, Mabel Pitre Malbrough of Chauvin; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Ellis Random Pitre and Ernestine Cunningham Pitre; two grandchildren, Mickey Joseph Guidry and Tina Marie Guidry; one great-granddaughter, Haley Nicole; and one sister, Bessie Pitre.  She was a homemaker and parishioner of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

Tombstone inscription Dugas Cemetery, Montegut: Viola Josephine / Pitre / Born March 5, 1923 / Died March 18, 2005 / Although She Sleeps, / Her Memory Lives On


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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:  9 August 2022.