Gracien Joseph Pitre

1890 Leeville, Louisiana 1976 Galliano, LA

 

 

Continuation of tree (1st child of Louis Raphael Pitre/Edea Marie Vizier); all known surname descendants:

                9           Gracien Joseph Pitre  b: 30 September 1890  Leeville, Lafourche, LA; d: 17 November 1976  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                                    + Evelyn Collins  b: 13 September 1890  Cheniere, Lafourche, LA; m: 28 December 1909  Lafourche, LA Phillzoat/Evelyn Perrien]; d: 13 January 1968  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                            10         Winnifred Joseph Pitre  b: 2 January 1911  Leeville, Lafourche, LA; d: 24 February 1987  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                                                + Clarice Ann Torres  b: 14 September 1917  Lafourche, LA; m: 6 November 1937  Lafourche, LA [Albert/Mathilda Blanchard]; d: 24 October 1983  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                            10         Wilman Anatole Pitre  b: 2 July 1913  Leeville, Lafourche, LA; d: 5 Mar 1992  Lafitte, Jefferson, LA

                                                + Lorida Marie Lee  b: 8 February 1916  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA; m: 12 February 1934  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA; d: 22 December 2006  Lafitte, Jefferson, LA

                            10         Volise Pitre  b: 13 December 1914  Leeville, Lafourche, LA; d: 6 September 1985  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                            10         Edia Marie Pitre  b: 15 July 1919  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA; d: 12 April 1990  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                                + Rudolph Antoine Ougel  b: 1 August 1918  Lafourche, LA; m: 2 July 1942  Lafourche, LA [Natal Joseph/Ernestine Bernadette Guidry]; d: 31 May 1977  Larose, Lafourche, LA                

                           10         Rena Marie Pitre  b: 15 June 1922  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA; d: 25 June 2005  Larose, Lafourche, LA

                                                + Laurence Ougel                                     

 

 

Notes for Gracien Joseph Pitre:

Census

- 1910 Lafourche, Louisiana:  Widower Raphel Pitre 39 (fisherman), Gracien 20 (fisherman), Marie 12, Donacion 7.

 

- 1920

- 1930 Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA:  Graciens Pitre 39 (fisherman/shrimp trawler), wife Awanva 39, Winefered 19, Wilman 16, Valaise 14, Edith 10, Rena 7.

- 1940 Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA:  Gracien Pitre 49 fisherman/own shrimp boat [$1000 house value], wife Venicia 49, Volice 23 fisherman/shrimp boat, Idia 20, Rena 17, son Winefred 29 fisherman/shrimp boat, wife Clarice 22.

- 1950 Lafourche, LA:  Widow Eveline Pitre 59, Volise 33 preparing boat/fishing industry, grandchild Dianne Ogoul 6

WWI registration records:  Gracien Pitre; Lafourche, LA; born 30 Sep 1890 (Jefferson); wife & 3 children; tall height, medium build; gray eyes & black hair.
 

Tombstone Inscription, St. Joseph Church Cemetery, Galliano, LA:  Evelynice C. Pitre / born Sept. 13, 1890 / died Jan. 13, 1968 / Gracian Pitre / born Sept. 30, 1890 / died Nov. 17, 1976 / Volise Pitre / 1915 - 1985 / Rena P. Ougel / born June 15, 1922 / died June 25, 2005

 

Notes for Evelyn Collins:

Obituary:  Times Picayune, 15 January 1968:  At the Lady of the Sea Hospital, Galliano, La., on Saturday, January 13, 1968, at 3:50 o'clock a.m., Evelina Collins, beloved wife of Gracien Pitre; mother of Winnifred, Wilman, Volise Pitre, Mrs. Rudolph Ougel and Mrs. Laurence Ougel; sister of Ignace Collins, Jack Collins and Frederick Collins, and Mrs. Alidor Delgrandile, Mrs. Parris Theriot and the late Frank and Palel Collins; daughter of Mrs. Evelyn Perrien and the late Phillzoat Collins; survived by nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; age 77 years; a native of Cheniere, La., and a resident of Cutoff, La.  Relatives and friends of the family, also Ladies Altar Society, are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Galliano, La., on Monday, January 15, 1968, at 9:30 o'clock a.m.  Religious services at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Galliano, La., at 10 o'clock a.m.  Interment in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.  Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Galliano, La., in charge.

 

Obituaries for the children:

Winnifred Joseph Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet, 24 February  1987:  Funeral services were held today for Winnifred Joseph Pitre, 76, a native of Leeville and resident of Galliano, who died Tuesday at 2:55 p.m.  He was the father of Mrs. Curtis (Sylvia) Evans; brother of William Pitre, Mrs. Edia Ougel and Mrs. Rena Ougel.  He is also survived by five grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Clarice T. Pitre; parents, Mr. And Mrs. Gracien Pitre; son, Albert "Pipet" Pitre; and brother, Volise Pitre.  Falgout Funeral Homes, Galliano was in charge of arrangements.

 

Wilman Anatole Pitre:  Times Picayune, Saturday, 7 March 1992:  Wilman A. Pitre, a retired maintenance worker, died Thursday at his home.  He was 78.  Mr. Pitre was born in Lafourche Parish and lived in Lafitte for 45 years.  Survivors include his wife, Lorinda Marie Lee Pitre; a daughter, Gloria Adam; a sister, Rena Ogel; two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.  The funeral will be held Monday at 9:30 a.m. at Lafitte Miracle Assembly of God Church in Lafitte.  Burial will be in Westlawn Cemetery.  Westside Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 

Edia Marie Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet:  Funeral services were today at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Larose for Edia
Pitre Ougel,
70, a native of Golden Meadow and resident of Cut Off, who died Thursday (12 April 1990) at 8 a.m.  Interment is in the church cemetery.  She was the mother of Rudy, Chester and Stephen Ougel, Diana Folse and Linda Ellender; and sister of Wilman Pitre and Rena Ougel.  She is also survived by 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Rudolph Ougel; son, Alan Ougel; parents, Gracien Pitre and Evelincia Collins Ougel; and brothers, Winnifred and Volise Pitre.  Falgout Funeral Home, Raceland, was in charge of arrangements.

Tombstone Inscription, Holy Rosary Church Cemetery, Larose:  Edia P. Ougel / born July 15, 1919 / died April 12, 1990  //  Rudolph Ougel Sr. / born Aug. 1, 1918 / died May 31, 1977

 

Rena Marie Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet, 27 June 2005:  Rena Marie Ougel, 83, a native of Golden Meadow and resident of Larose, died at 11:10 a.m. June 25, 2005.  A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated at 11 a.m. today at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, with burial at St. Joseph Cemetery.  She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Rema Marie Ougel Yates and John Yates; grandchildren and their spouses, Melissa and Kevin Broadus, Sue Ellen Gisclair and Margo Yates; and great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Kierstyn and Karyl Broadus, Tyler Yates and Corey Cheramie Jr.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Gracien and Evelyncia Pitre; brothers, Wilman, Winnifred and Volise Pitre; and sister, Edia Ougel. Samart Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Tombstone Inscription, St. Joseph Church Cemetery, Galliano:  Evelynice C. Pitre / born Sept. 13, 1890 / died Jan. 13, 1968 / Gracian Pitre / born Sept. 30, 1890 / died Nov. 17, 1976 / Volise Pitre / 1915 - 1985 / Rena P. Ougel / born June 15, 1922 / died June 25, 2005

 

 

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Items in RED verified from transcriptions in the following:

- 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:  18 June 2022.