'Gustave' Pierre Pitre

1867 Montegut, Louisiana 1946 Bourg, Louisiana



Continuation of tree (2nd child of Theodule 'Pierre' Pitre/Marie Emelia Guidry); all known surname descendants:

                8          'Gustave' Pierre Pitre  b: 29 December 1867  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 28 May 1946  Bourg, Terrebonne, LA

                                   +Marie Anna 'Annie' Martin  b: 12 November 1871  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; m: 16 April 1888  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA [Evariste/Adalise Marguerite Guidry]; d: 1949  Bourg, Terrebonne, LA

                           9          Marie Cornelia Pitre  b: 5 October 1889  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 12 April 1967  Bourg, Terrebonne, LA

                                         +Lucien Francis Falgout  b: 27 November 1888  Bourg, Terrebonne, LA; m: Abt. 1909  Terrebonne, LA [Arsene/Odile Savoie]; d: 6 July 1949  Bourg, Terrebonne, LA

                           9          Joseph Pitre  b: 12 August 1891  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: Bef. 1900

                           9          Joseph Clarence Pitre  b: 20 October 1892  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 22 May 1959  Mathews, Lafourche, LA

                                         +Victoria Savoie  b: 1 November 1893  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; m: 28 August 1912  Bourg, Terrebonne, LA; d: 2 November 1916  Terrebonne, LA

                                       *2nd Wife of Joseph Clarence Pitre:

                                         +Ismae Ann Savoie  b: 1 November 1897  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; m: 29 September 1918  St. Ann, Bourg, Terrebonne, LA [George Alexis/Emma Louise Caro]; d: 15 June 1985  Raceland, Lafourche, LA

                           9          Marguerite Annette 'Inez' Pitre  b: 19 October 1894  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 15 June 1969  New Orleans, LA

                                         +Valmore Adam Belanger  b: 1 January 1882  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; m: 11 February 1915  Bourg, Terrebonne, LA [Celestin/Adele Chauvin]; d: 11 November 1940  Carville, Iberville, LA

                           9          Marie Ida Pitre  b: 18 December 1896  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 14 June 1985  Bourg, Terrebonne, LA

                                         +Neville Louis Eschete  b: 1 September 1894  Terrebonne, LA; m: Abt. 1924 [Delmar/Aleda ---]; d: 26 September 1963

                           9          Marguerite Laura Pitre  b: 7 August 1899  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: February 1978  Bourg, Terrebonne, LA

                                         +Richard Richards    m: Bet. May 1946-June 1969

                           9          Edna Marie Pitre  b: 1 December 1902  Bourg, Terrebonne, LA; d: 15 December 1999  Gretna, Jefferson, LA

                                         +Arthur Joseph Dupre  b: 23 October 1898; m: 31 August 1921  Bourg, Terrebonne, LA [Albert Laurent/Emma Edna Leblanc]; d: 23 September 1978  Terrebonne, LA

                           9          Ruby Ann Pitre  b: 25 October 1906  Bourg, Terrebonne, LA; d: 11 April 1984  Drayden, St. Mary's, MD

                                         +Fred E. Breaux  b: 13 May 1904  Lake Charles, Calcasieu, LA; m: Abt. 1927 [Clemile/Cosamere Lebleu]; d: 27 December 1940  Hamshire, Jefferson, TX  (killed instantly when caught between tractor & truck in rice field)

                                       *2nd Husband of Ruby Pitre:

                                         +Frank Nason LeBleu  b: 5 October 1903  Chloe, Calcasieu, LA; m: 1944 [Mitchell/Mary Oreline ---]; d: 11 July 1968  Iowa, Calcasieu, LA


Notes for 'Gustave' Pierre Pitre:


- 1900 Terrebonne, Louisiana:  Gustave Pitre 32 (farm laborer), wife of 12 years Annie 27 (5 of 6 children still living), Cornellia 10, Clarence 7, Annesse 5, Ida 3, Loura 10 months.

- 1910 Terrebonne, LA:  Gustave Pitre 42 (general farmer), wife of 21 years Annie 37 (7 of 9 children still living), Clarence 17 (farm laborer), Inez 15, Ida 13, Laura 10, Edna 7, Ruby 3; daughter Mme. Cornelia Falgout 20 & husband Lucien Falgout 21 (odd job laborer)  [road from Bayou Blue, left side Barataria Canal]

- 1920 Barataria Coast Road, Terrebonne, LA:  Gustave Pitre 52 (farmer), wife Annie 48, Ida 23, Laura 20, Edna 17, Ruby 13; widowed mother-in-law Adalise Martin 78.

- 1930 Terrebonne, LA:  Gustave Pitre 63, wife Ena 54.  Laura M. Pitre 30 nurse, living in New Orleans on Henry Clay Avenue.

- 1940 Bourg, Terrebonne, LA:  Gustave Pitre 61 [$900 house value], wife Annie 67  [Hwy. 80]  Laura Pitre 40 nurse at US Marine Hospital in New Orleans.

Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 29 May 1946 - At Bourg, La., on May 28, Gustave Pitre, 78 years old (born December 12, 1867); survived by his widow, Annie Martin, and seven children, Mrs. Lucius Falgout of Bourg, La., Clarence Pitre of Raceland, La., Mrs. Inez Belanger of New Orleans, La., Mrs. Neville Eschete of Chauvin, La., Senior Assistant Nurse Officer Laura M. Pitre of Atlanta, Ga., Mrs. Arthur Dupre of Houma, La., and Mrs. Nason LeBleu of Bourg, La.; 21 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.  Mr. Pitre was a native, a lifelong and second oldest resident of Bourg, La.  Funeral services at the St. Ann Catholic church, Bourg, La.  Funeral arrangements not completed.  Chauvin Funeral Home in charge.

WWI registration records (sons):

Joseph Clarence Pitre:  Clarence Pitre; Terrebonne, LA; born 20 Oct 1892 (Terrebonne); married, 2 children; tall height, slender build; blue eyes & brown hair.


Obituaries for the children:

Marie Cornelia Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Friday, 14 April 1967:  On Wednesday, April 12, 1967, at 10:53 o'clock p.m., Cornelia Pitre Falgout, daughter of the late Annie Martin and Gustave Pitre; wife of the late Lucien Falgout; mother of Loris and Leroy Falgout of Bourg, La., Ellsworth Falgout of Montegut, La., and Ora Falgout of Marrero, La.; age 77 years.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from the Chauvin Funeral Home, Houma, La., on Friday, April 14, 1967, at 11 o'clock a.m.  Religious services at the St. Ann Catholic Church, Bourg, La.  Interment in St. Ann Catholic Cemetery.  Arrangements by Chauvin Funeral Home, Houma, La.


Joseph Clarence Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 24 May 1959 - At the residence, Mathews, La., on Friday, May 22, 1959, at 10:50 o'clock p.m., Joseph Clarene Pitre, beloved husband of Ismae Savoie, father of Mrs. Ferdinand Bourgeois, Mrs. Earl Broussard, Mrs. Louis Eschete, Mrs. Gilbert Touro, Mrs. Lionel Chiasson and Anna Mae, Floyd, Donald, Hudson and Robert Pitre.  Survived by 17 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.  Age 66 years.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral, which will take place from the Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Raceland, La., on Sunday, May 24, 1959 at 3 o'clock p.m.  Services at the Holy Savior Catholic church, Lockport, La.  Interment in Holy Savior Catholic cemetery.  Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Raceland, La., in charge.

Tombstone inscription, Holy Savior Church Cemetery, Lockport:  1892 Clarence J. Pitre 1959 / -- Connie Breaux 1964 / 1937 Annamae P. Breaux 1978 / 1897 Ismae S. Pitre 1985 / Louis L. Eschette Sr. / 8-17-19 -- 1-7-97 / Florence P. Eschette / 10-19-22 -- 8-02-01


Marguerite Annette 'Inez' Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 30 June 1969:  Inez Pitre Belanger, on Thursday, June 26, 1969, at 9:30 o'clock p.m., wife of the late Valmore Belanger; daughter of the late Gustave Pitre and Anna Martin; mother of William Belanger of Baton Rouge, La., Mrs. Jimmie Cheramine, Mrs. Joyce Coffman, Mrs. Rosalie Lucas of Seattle, Wash.; sister of Mrs. Arthur Dupre, Mrs. Laura Richards of Houma, La., Mrs. Ruby Le Bleu, Mrs. Ida Eschete of Bourg, La., and the late Mrs. Cornelouis Falgout and Clarence Pitre; also survived by 15 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; a native of Bourg, La., and a resident of New Orleans; age 75 years.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from the Chauvin Funeral Home, Inc., Houma, on Monday, June 30, 1969, at 2 o'clock p.m.  Religious services at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church.  Interment in St. Francis de Sales Cemetery No. 1.  Chauvin Funeral Home, Inc., Houma, La., in charge.

Tombstone Inscription, St. Francis de Sales Cemetery # 1, Houma, LA:  Mrs. / Valmore Belanger / Oct. 19, 1893 / Jun 26, 1969 / age 75 / Valmore Belanger / 1882 - 1940


Edna Marie Pitre:  Houma Courier (LA), 19 December 1999:  Edna Marie Pitre Dupre, 97, a native of Bourg and resident of Gretna, died at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 15, 1999.  Funeral services were held Friday at Falgout Funeral Home, with burial in St. Francis de Sales Cemetery No. 1.  She is survived by two sons, Norris J. of Houma and Harold P. Dupre of Grand Cheniere; three daughters, Mrs. Nathan (Dollye) Leathers of Jacee, Miss., Mrs. Van (Ruby) Bodin of Gretna, and Mrs. Anthony J. (Rita Mae) Randazzo of New Iberia; and 19 grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur J. Dupre; her parents, Gustave P. and Annie M. Martin Pitre; two sons, Jasper J. and Arthur T. Dupre; one brother, Clarence Pitre; and five sisters, Mrs. Cornealia Falgout, Mrs. Inez Belenger, Mrs. Ida Eschete, Mrs. Loura Richards and Mrs. Ruby LeBleu.

Tombstone Inscription, St. Francis de Sales Cemetery #1, Houma, LA:  19-43 / Arthur T. Dupre / born Dec. 29, 1940 / died Dec. 9, 1943 / Edna 1999 -- Arthur J. 1978 / EDNA / Arthur T. 1943 / Arthur J. Dupre Sr. / Oct. 23, 1898 - Sept. 23, 1978 / Arthur T. Dupre / Dec. 29, 1940 - Dec. 9, 1943 / Mrs. Edna P. Dupre / Dec. 1, 1902 - Dec. 15, 1999 / ARTHUR / nee Edna Marie Pitre of Bourg


Ruby Ann Pitre:  Ruby Anne Pitre LeBleu, 77, native of Bourg, resident of Drayden, Maryland, died 3:45 pm Wednesday (April 11, 1984).  Mrs LeBleu, retired teacher, first taught at Bourg Elementary and later in Terrebonne Jr. High.  She was active in student counseling and community services.  Visitation at St. Ann Community Center, Bourg.  Services at St. Ann Catholic Chr., Bourg.  Burial in church cem.  Survived by sons, Fred Breaux Jr. of Pineville and Mitchell LeBleu of Iowa, LA; daughter, Mrs Annie Jean DiDonato of Virginia; sisters, Mrs Edna Dupre of Houma, Mrs Ida Eschete of Bourg and four grandchildren.  Preceded by husband, Nason LeBleu and Fred Breaux, from a previous marriage; parents, Gustave and Annie Pitre, brother, Clarence Pitre; sisters, Mrs Loura Richards, Mrs Cornelia Falgout and Mrs Inez Belanger.  Arrangements by Chauvin Funeral Home of Houma.


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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.


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