Frank Pitre

1861 Houma, Louisiana 1930 New Orleans, Louisiana

 

 

Continuation of tree (11th child of Lucien Simeon Pitre/Marie Josephine Helene Babin); all known surname descendants:

              7     Frank Pitre  b: 17 April 1861  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 18 October 1930  New Orleans, LA           

                               +Marie Magnolia Dupre  b: 1 December 1871  Bayou Blue, Terrebonne, LA; m: 6 August 1888  St. Francis de Sales, Houma, Terrebonne, LA [Isidore/Matilde Porche]; d: 23 November 1965  Connely, Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                         8          Joseph Elie Pitre  b: 27 June 1889  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 10 March 1968  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                        +Lena Marie Bergeron  b: 13 July 1893  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; m: 25 November 1913  Houma, Terrebonne, LA [Sylvine/Hortence Marcel]; d: 14 May 1949  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                     *2nd Wife of Joseph Elie Pitre:

                                        +Theresa Marie Malbrough  b: 20 February 1897  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; m: Abt. 1949 [Oliziphore/Henrietta Labit]; d: 31 May 1960  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                         8          Lelia Pitre  b: 25 November 1890  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 22 January 1976  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                        +Aubin Malbrough  b: 9 April 1891  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; m: 5 June 1911  Houma, Terrebonne, LA [Pierre/Marie Fanguy]; d: 31 May 1960  Houma, Terrebonne, LA     

                         8          Marie Edna Pitre  b: 18 September 1892  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 2 December 1991  Gretna, Jefferson, LA

                                        +Albert C. Babin  b: 13 October 1893  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; m: Abt. 1911 [Jean Marie/Leontine Boudreaux]; d: 4 October 1968  Gretna, Jefferson, LA

                         8          Joseph Elcie Pitre  b: 25 July 1894  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 18 June 1956  New Orleans, LA

                                        +Marie Jeanne Babin  b: 28 November 1896  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; m: 5 February 1912  Houma, Terrebonne, LA [James/Felicia Darce]  (divorced 7 April 1920 Houma, LA); d: November 1974  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                      *2nd Wife of Joseph Elcie Pitre:

                                        +Ezar Bernadette Engeran (Pitre)  b: 17 November 1893  Abbeville, Vermilion, LA; m: 15 October 1920  New Orleans, LA [Charles/Eva Smith] (separated October 1928; divorced 27 October 1939 Houma, LA); d: 22 November 1946  New Orleans, LA

                         8          Joseph Wilsey Pitre  b: 1 November 1895  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 18 October 1918

                         8          Joseph Evans Pitre  b: 25 September 1898  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 23 August 1959  New Orleans, LA

                                        +Annette Bergeron  b: Abt. 1905  Terrebonne, LA; m: 30 October 1920  Houma, Terrebonne, LA [Huberville/Eveline Lirette]; d: 26 June 1931  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA

                                      *2nd Wife of Joseph Evans Pitre:

                                         +Hermione Rhodes  b: Abt. 1911; m: Bet. 1931-1940 [Felonise Henry/Elcie Joseph]; d: Aft. 1940

                                      *3rd Wife of Joseph Evans Pitre:

                                         +Marie Alcea Bourgeois    m: 7 April 1959  St. Francis de Sales, Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                         8          Marie Lydia Pitre  b: 14 February 1901  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 17 July 1995  New Orleans, LA

                                         + Edward Louis Trosclair  b: 28 August 1908; m: February 1927  New Orleans, LA [Adam/Lucille Pierron]; d: 24 June 1978  New Orleans, LA

                         8          Antoine Irvin Pitre  b: 2 February 1903  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 21 January 1994  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                        +Marie Eveola Rhodes  b: 1 December 1909  Little Caillou, Terrebonne, LA; m: Abt. 1928 [Elcie Joseph/Phelonise Henry]; d: 13 December 1991  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                         8          Harry Joseph Pitre  b: 2 July 1905  Terrebonne, LA; d: 12 July 1990  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                        +Emilie Marie Bergeron  b: 30 December 1901  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; m: 24 January 1925  Houma, Terrebonne, LA [Sylvere Rosamee/Hortense Eve Bergeron]; d: 8 July 1978  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                         8          Ephie Pitre  b: 28 September 1910  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 28 November 1963  New Orleans, LA

                                        +Beatrice Leboeuf  b: 26 August 1922; m: Abt. 1942 [John Peter/Bessie Antoinette Hebert]; d: 31 October 1981  Lafourche, LA

                         8          Curtis Joseph Pitre  b: 24 December 1913  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 22 August 1978  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                         8          Joseph Obrey Pitre  b: 20 July 1917  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 13 May 2003  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                        +Yvonne Liner  b: 31 March 1921  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; m: 27 November 1937  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 24 August 1987  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                      *2nd Wife of Joseph Obrey Pitre:

                                        +Betty Gautreaux  b: 13 November 1932  Bayou DuLarge, Terrebonne, LA; m: unknown [Lawrence J./Clotilde Boudreaux]; d: 15 June 2002  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

           

 

Notes for Frank Pitre:

Census

- 1900 Terrebonne, Louisiana:  Frank Pitre 39 (farmer), wife of 12 years Marie 26, Ellie 10, Lillia 9, Edna 7, Elsie 5, Wilsie 3, Evans 1; living with his brother George Pitre 44 (swamper), wife Adeline 39, Juseph U. 20; and a boarder Coralie Toups 18.

- 1910 Terrebonne, LA:  Frank Pitre 49 (farm laborer), wife of 22 years Mary 36, Eli 20 (farm laborer), Lilia 19, Edna 18, Elsie 15, Willie 13, Evane 11, Ledee 9, Ervin 7, Harry 4.

- 1920 Daigleville, Terrebonne, LA:  Frank Pitre 57 (oyster packery/laborer), wife Mary 46, Evans 21 (oyster packery/laborer), Lydia 19, Irving 16, Harry 15, Ephie 9, Curtis 6, Aubrey 2.

- 1930 Terrebonne, LA:  Frank Pitre 68, wife Mary 56, Elie 40, Ephie 18, Curtis 16, Aubrey 12.

- 1940 Connely, Terrebonne, LA:  Widow Mary Pitre 66 [$300 house value], granddaughters Audry 15 & Georgia 10; lodger Elson Pitre 45 widower, repair watches/watch industry, son Elie Pitre 50 widower, fisherman/fish industry.   [East Park Avenue]

- 1950 Terrebonne, LA:  Obry J. Pitre 32 oyster shucker/wholesale seafood, wife Yvonne M. 29, Julius 11, Dorothy 10, Antoinette 7, Rose M. 3, Gary 2, widowed mother Marie Pitre 74.

Death Notice:  New Orleans States (New Orleans, LA), Sunday, 19 October 1930:  Frank Pitre, 69, 2344 Annunciation

Tombstone Inscription:  Magnolia Cemetery, Houma, LA:  Marie D. Pitre / Dec. 1, 1871 / Nov. 24, 1965 / ae 93  // (military headstone at front) Joseph W. / Pitre / Louisiana / PVT. 141 Field Arty. / 39 Div. / October 18, 1918

WWI registration records (sons):

Joseph Elie Pitre:  Joseph Elie Pitre; Terrebonne, LA; born 27 Jul 1890 (Houma); wife & 2 children; tall height, medium build; gray eyes & dark hair.
Joseph Elsie Pitre:  Elcie Pitre; Terrebonne, LA; born 25 Jun 1894 (Houma); wife; medium height, medium build; brown eyes & brown hair.

Joseph Evans Pitre:  Evans Joseph Pitre; Terrebonne, LA; born 1899 (age 19); Mrs. Frank Pitre; short height, slender build; blue eyes & blond hair.

Obituaries for the children:

Joseph Elie Pitre:  Tombstone Inscriptions, Holy Rosary Cemetery, Houma, LA:  PITRE / Elie Joseph / June 27, 1889 / March 10, 1968 / Theresa A. / Feb. 20, 1897 / May 31, 1960

 

Lelia Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, Magnolia Cemetery, Houma, LA:  Mrs. / Lelia P. Malbrough / Nov. 25, 1890 / Jan. 22, 1976 / age 85

 

Joseph Elcie Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 19 June 1956 - On Monday, June 18, 1956, at 3:30 o'clock p.m., Elcie J. Pitre, husband of Ezar Engeran, father of Raymond and Albert Pitre, Mrs. John Garay; brother of Mrs. Albert Babin, Mrs. Edward Trosclair, Mrs. Lillian Babin, Aubry, Irwin, Elbe, Harry, Curtis and Effie Pitre; the late Mrs. Anthony Chouest, son of Mrs. Maggie Pitre.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral at Chauvin funeral home, Houma, La., on Wednesday morning, June 20, 1956.  Due notice of time will be given.
 

Joseph Evans:  Death Notice:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Tuesday, 25 August 1959:  Death - Evans Pitre, 60, Charity.

Tombstone Inscription, Holy Rosary Cemetery, Houma, LA:  Evans Pitre / Sept. 25, 1898 / Aug. 23, 1959 / age 60

 

Marie Lydia Pitre:  Tombstone Inscriptions, St. Francis de Sales Cemetery #1, Houma, LA:  Edward Trosclair / Aug. 28, 1908 - June 24, 1978 / Lydia "Ledee" Trosclair / Feb. 14, 1901 - July 17, 1995

 

Antoine Irvin Pitre:   Irvin Anthony "Pete" Pitre, 90, native and resident of Houma, died Jan. 21, 1994.  Services Chauvin Funeral Home Chapel, burial in St. Louis Cem. #3 in New Orleans.  He is survived by son, Irvin Joseph Pitre of Chalmette; daughter, Lena Mae Blanchard of Chalmette; brother, Obrey Pitre of Houma; sister, Ledie Trosclair of Jefferson Parish; 3 grandchildren; and 4 great grandchildren.  He was preceded by wife, Eveola Rhodes Pitre; parents, Frank and Marie Dupre Pitre; brothers, sisters and a grandchild.

Tombstone Inscription, St. Louis Cemetery #3, New Orleans, LA:  I. A. PITRE / Frank Anthony Pitre / Louisiana / SGT 1 SP BN 1 Marine Div / Korea / Aug. 17, 1930 - May 25, 1951 / Eveola M. / Rhodes Pitre / Dec. 1, 1909 / Dec. 13, 1991 / age - 82

 

Harry Joseph Pitre:  Tombstone Inscriptions, Holy Rosary Cemetery, Houma, LA:  Harry Joseph Pitre Jr. / Louisiana / Cpl US Marine Corps / Jan. 20, 1932 - March 19, 1954 / Emily B. Pitre / Dec. 30, 1901 - Jul. 8, 1978 / Harry J. Pitre Sr. / July 2, 1905 - July 12, 1990 / together again / Beverly Marie Pitre / October 30, 1927 - November 17, 1990

 

Ephie Pitre:  Death Notice:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Saturday, 30 November 1963:  Ephie Pitre, 53, Charity.

Tombstone Inscription, St. Louis Cemetery, Lafourche, LA:  Ephie J. Pitre / Sept. 28, 1910 - Nov. 28, 1963 / Beatrice Pitre Dubois / Aug. 26, 1922 - Oct. 31, 1981 / Bessie H. Leboeuf / June 24, 1901 - Dec. 20, 1988

 

Joseph Obrey Pitre:  Obrey Pitre died May 13, 2003, Houma.  Visitation will be from 5 to 10 p.m. today and from 8 a.m. to funeral time Thursday at Chauvin Funeral Home.  Mass will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, with burial in the church cemetery.  He is survived by four sons, Julius Pitre and wife Bessie, Gary Pitre and wife, Betty, Gerard Pitre and wife, Lillian, and Clyde Pitre and wife, Lisa all of Houma; three stepsons, Mark Triche and wife, Melissa of Houma, Jessie and wife, Pat Triche of Bayou Dularge, and Daniel and wife, Joy Triche of Oklahoma; five daughters, Dorothy Pitre and husband, Gene, Rosemary Guerrero and husband, Francisco, and Catherine Trahan and husband, Glen, all of Houma, Antoinette LeBoeuf and husband, Clifford of Bayou Blue and Margaret Trosclair and husband, Johnny of Bourg; two stepdaughters, Cheryl and husband, Wayne Lirette of Bayou Dularge and Mona and husband, Robin Cruma of Houma; 130 grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and 15 step-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his second wife, Betty Gautreaux Triche; his first wife, Yvonne Marie Liner Pitre; his parents, Frank and Marie Dupre Pitre; eight brothers, Elie, Irvin, Wilsie, Elise, Evans, Ephie, Curtis and Harry Pitre; and three sisters, Edna P. Babin, Lillia P. Trosclair and Lede P. Malbrough.  He was a security guard and an oyster shucker for 25 years for Poprich and Jurich Company.  He was a parishioner of Holy Rosary Catholic Church.

Tombstone Inscriptions, Holy Rosary Cemetery, Houma, LA:  Yvonne L. Pitre / Mar. 31, 1921 - Aug. 24, 1987 / Obry J. Pitre / July 20, 1917 - May 13, 2003 / forever in our hearts / Clyde J. Pitre / Dec. 26, 1956 - Nov. 17, 2009

 

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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)

- South Louisiana Vital Family Records: Terrebonne Genealogical Society

- 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:  15 June 2022.