Francois Seraphin Pitre

1859 Terrebonne, Louisiana after 1900

 

 

Continuation of tree (10th child of Lucien Simeon Pitre/Marie Josephine Helene Babin); all known surname descendants:

              7          Francois Seraphin Pitre  b: 17 January 1859  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: Bet. 1900-1910  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                               +Phelonise Marie 'America' Dubois  b: 26 May 1859  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; m: 21 February 1876  St. Francis de Sales, Houma, Terrebonne, LA [Apollinaire/Celine Martin]; d: 27 February 1927  Black Bayou, Terrebonne, LA

                         8          Marie Seraphine Pitre  b: 27 February 1879  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 23 March 1947  Gibson, Terrebonne, LA

                                        +Leonce M. Gautreaux  b: Abt. 1873; m: 6 January 1895  St. Francis de Sales, Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: Bef. 1900

                                      *2nd Husband of Marie Seraphine Pitre:         

                                        +Wilson Glynn  b: July 1881  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; m: Abt. 1913 [James/Mary Pichof]; d: 1 October 1959  Bridge City, Jefferson, LA

                         8          Celina Andressa Pitre  b: 30 November 1880  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: Bef. 1900

                         8          Louis 'Eddie' Pitre  b: 10 February 1884  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: Aft. 1900

                         8          Joseph Octave Pitre  b: 16 September 1888  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 1 February 1962  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                         +Eve Orgeron  b: 18 February 1891; m: 21 October 1908  Holy Rosary, Larose, Lafourche, LA [Ovile Justilien/Camelia Marie Guidry]; d: 14 August 1918  Lockport, Lafourche, LA

                                       *2nd Wife of Joseph Octave Pitre:                                          

                                         +Gertrude Babin  b: 27 July 1893; m: Abt. 1918  Terrebonne, LA [Euzelien/Alfrida Marie Ross]; d: 8 July 1975

                         8          Josephine Octavie Pitre  b: 16 September 1888  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 6 October 1959  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                        +James Louis Leboeuf  b: 8 January 1886  St. James, St. James, LA; m: 25 April 1903  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: Bet. 1910-1920

                                       *2nd Husband of Josephine Octavie Pitre:

                                        +Edwin Babin  b: 10 November 1874  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; m: Bef. 1920 [Adam Augustin/Marie Rosine 'Alma' Pitre]; d: 18 June 1952  Bayou Cane, Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                         8          Joseph Simon Pitre  b: 15 February 1892  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 9 December 1960  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                         +Nettie Lecompte  b: 15 January 1903; m: 28 November 1929  Houma, Terrebonne, LA [Freeman Joseph/Julianne Eve Bergeron]; d: June 1979

 

 

Notes for Francois Seraphin Pitre:

Census

- 1880 Terrebonne, Louisiana:  Serafin Pitre 40 (laborer), wife America 25, Serafine 2; sisters-in-law Camelia Dubois 13 & Marie Dubois 7 months.

- 1900 Terrebonne, LA:  Sarafin Pitre 45 (farm laborer), wife of 26 years Mary 39 (5 of 6 children still living), Josephine 21, Eddie 16, Octavia 8, Octave 8, Simon 7.

- 1910 Terrebonne, LA:  Octave 20 laborer/plantation, widowed mother Mary Peet 58, brother Simon 17 laborer/plantation, brother Eddie 26 laborer/plantation, and widowed sister Sarah 28.

- 1920 Gibson, Terrebonne, LA:  Octave Pete 30 general farmer, wife Gertrude 24, Odyse 2 years 3 months, Eulamae 10 months; brother Simond 29 (farm laborer); widowed mother Mary Pete 66.

 

WWI registration records (sons):

Joseph Octave Pitre:  Octave Pitre; Terrebonne, LA; born 15 Oct 1889 (near Schreiver, LA); wife; tall height, medium build; grey eyes & brown hair.

Simon Pitre:  Simon Pitre; Terrebonne, LA; born 15 Mar 1892 (near Schreiver, LA); mother; tall height, slender build; blue eyes & dark hair.
 

Obituaries for the children:

Marie Seraphine Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, Magnolia Cemetery, Houma, LA:  Mrs / Seraphine Glynn / born Feb 27, 1879 / died Mar 28, 1947 / age 68

 

Joseph Octave Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, Holy Rosary Cemetery, Houma, LA:  Octave / Joseph Pitre / Sept 16, 1889 / Feb 1, 1962

 

Josephine Octavie Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 7 October 1959 - At her residence, Houma, La., on Tuesday, October 6, 1959, at 4 o'clock a.m., Josephine Pitre, beloved wife of the late Edwin Babin, mother of Nickles LeBoeuf, Mrs. F.A. LeBoeuf, Marcel and Adam Babin, also survived by 12 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; age 70 years.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral, which will take place from the Chauvin Funeral Home, Houma, La., on Wednesday, October 7, 1959, at 4 o'clock p.m.  Religious services at the St. Bernadette Catholic church, Houma, La.  Interment in St. Francis de Sales Catholic cemetery No. 2.  Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Raceland, La., in charge.

Tombstone Inscription, St. Francis de Sales Cemetery #2, Houma, LA:  Mrs. / Edwin Babin / Sept. 30, 1879 / Oct. 6, 1959 / age 70

 

 

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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).

 

Last updated:  6 July 2021.