Henry 'Auguste' Pitre

1875 Larose, Louisiana 1959 Cut Off, LA

 

 

Continuation of tree (7th child of Alexis Richard Pitre/Elisabeth Romela Duet); all known surname descendants:

               8          Henry 'Auguste' Pitre  b: 30 September 1875  Larose, Lafourche, LA; d: 24 October 1959  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                 +Eugenie Cretini  b: 25 October 1877  Lafourche, LA; m: 23 April 1898  Larose, Lafourche, LA [Eugene Andre/Anaise Zeolide Danos]; d: 21 August 1972  Crown Point, Jefferson, LA

                          9          Auguste Joseph Romauld Pitre  b: 1 February 1899  Larose, Lafourche, LA; d: 26 April 1965  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                                         +Alzina Michella Danos  b: 29 September 1901  Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1918  Lafourche, LA [Alexis Emile/Pauline Suzanne Vega]; d: 24 October 1976  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                          9          Henry Auguste Pitre  b: 11 April 1901  Lafourche, LA; d: 24 August 1948  Marrero, Jefferson, LA

                                         + Sophie Marie Pitre  b: 27 March 1903  Larose, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1922 [Jean Eugene/Marie Ernestine Emma Gisclair]; d: 12 January 1985  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                          9          Louis Martin Pitre  b: 30 January 1904  Larose, Lafourche, LA; d: Bet. 1925 - 1930

                                         +Lazie Marie Pitre  b: 31 May 1905  Larose, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1924 [Jean Eugene/Marie Ernestine Emma Gisclair]; d: 7 April 1992  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                          9          Eugene Roch Pitre  b: 25 October 1905  Larose, Lafourche, LA; d: 12 February 1984  Crown Point, Jefferson, LA

                                         + Mabel Cassidy b: 8 January 1907  Morgan City, St. Mary, LA; m: Abt. 1925 [William/Elizabeth Pisani]; d: 28 August 1970  Crown Point, Jefferson, LA

                          9          Alexis Noel Pitre  b: 24 December 1907  Lafourche, LA; d: 19 March 1996  Crown Point, Jefferson, LA

                                         + Berthe Marie Pitre  b: 8 November 1911  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1929 [Louis/Lorenza Vegas]; d: 9 February 2008  Crown Point, Jefferson, LA

                          9           Ophelia Pitre  b: 16 December 1909  Galliano, Lafourche, LA; d: 13 March 1988  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                                         + Burke Joseph Pitre  b: 22 February 1910  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1932  Lafourche, LA [Jean 'John'/Alzire Autin]; d: 22 March 1953  New Orleans, LA

                          9          Delphine Pitre  b: 10 August 1913  Lafourche, LA; d: 7 May 2000  Marrero, Jefferson, LA

                                         +Jefferson J. Cheramie  b: 23 February 1911  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; m: unknown [Paul/Marie Menddy 'Amanda' Pitre]; d: 24 November 1987  Crown Point, Jefferson, LA

                          9          Irene Pitre  b: 6 September 1916  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; d: 11 November 2008  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                         + Clarence Herbert Triche  b: 3 November 1912  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1939 [Drauzin Nicholas/Adele Marie Sorita]; d: 7 November 1996  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                          9          Robert Anthony Pitre  b: 31 January 1921  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; d: 23 February 2006  Crown Point, Jefferson, LA

                                         + Shirley Mable Manning  b: 10 January 1923  New Orleans, LA; m: Abt. 1940 [William Shirley/Sidonie Marcelite Creppel]; d: 7 October 2006  Crown Point, Jefferson, LA

 

 

Notes for Henry Auguste Pitre:

Census

- 1900 Lafourche, Louisiana:  August Peet 23 (day laborer), wife of 2 years Eugenie 22, Auguste 1; and widowed Auguste Chretini 79.

- 1910 Lafourche, LA:  Henry Peter Sr. 31 (farmer), wife of 12 years Eugenie 34, August 11, Henry Jr. 8, Louis 6, Eugene 4, Alexis 2, Ophelia 4 months.

- 1920 Lafourche, LA:  Henry Pitre 45 (farmer), wife Eugenie 42, Auguste 21 & wife Alzena 18, Henry 18, Louis 16, Eugenie 14, Alexis 12, Offelia 10, Delphine 6, Irine 3.

- 1930 Lafourche, LA:  Henry Pitre 54 (farmer), wife Eugenie 51, Delphine 16, Irene 13, Robert 9, Alexe N. 21 (oyster fisherman) & wife Bathild 18; widowed father Alexi Sr. 91.

- 1940 Lafourche, LA:  Henry Pitre 64 trapping/fur trapper [$500 house value], wife Eugenie 63, son-in-law Clarence Triche 24 musician/dance band, wife Ariene 22.  [Hwy 77 between Cut Off & Galliano]

- 1950 Crown Point, Jefferson, LA:  Robert A. Pitrie 29 proprietor/grocery & general merch., wife Shirley M. 26 census taker/Federal Census Bureau, Robert Jr. 8, William 6, father H. Pitrie 75, wife Eugeine 73.

WWI registration record:  Henry Pitre; Lafourche, LA; born 12 Sep 1875; Mrs. Henry Pitre; tall height, stout build; blue eyes & light hair.
 

Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 25 October 1959 - At the residence, Cut Off, La., on Saturday, October 24, 1959, at 12:05 o'clock p.m., Henry Pitre, beloved husband of Eugenie Cretini and father of August Pitre of Cut Off, La., Eugene, Alex and Robert Pitre of Crown Point, La., also Mrs. Burke Pitre, Mrs. Jefferson Cheramie and Mrs. Clarence Triche of Cut Off, La., and the late Henry Pitre Jr., and Louis Pitre; brother of David Pitre; age 84 years.  Also survived by 24 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral, which will take place from Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Galiano, La., on Monday, October 26, 1959, at 10 o'clock a.m.  Services at Sacred Heart Catholic church, Cutoff, La.  Interment Cheramie cemetery, Galiano, La.  Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Galiano, La., in charge.

 

Notes for Eugenie Cretini:

Obituary:  Times Picayune, 22 August 1972:  Eugenie Cretini Pitre at Crown Point, La., on Monday, August 21, 1972, at 12:45 o'clock p.m.; beloved wife of the late Henry Pitre, mother of Eugene, Alex, Mrs. Jefferson Cheramie, Mrs. Clarence Triche; also the late August, Henry, and Louis Pitre; also survived by 24 grandchildren, 64 great-grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren; age 94 years, a native and a resident of Cut Off, La.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from The Falgout Funeral Homes Inc., Galliano, La., on Wednesday, August 23, 1972 at 10:30 o'clock a.m.  Interment Cheramie cemetery, Galliano, La.  Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Galliano, La. in charge.  Friends may call after 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. Parlors closed at midnight.

Tombstone Inscription, Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano:  Eugenie Cretini Pitre / born Oct. 25, 1977 - died Aug. 21, 1972

 

Obituaries for the children:

Auguste Joseph Romauld Pitre:  Times Picayune, 27 April 1965 - At Galiano, La., on Monday, April 26, 1965, at 5:30 o'clock p.m., August Roman Pitre, beloved husband of Alzina Danos, father of Hayman J. and Bertman Pitre, Mrs. Joseph Vegas, Mrs. Roy Gisclair, Mrs. Janet Lafont, Mrs. Carol Galjour, fosther-father of Harold Plaisance, all of Cut Off, La., brother of Eugene, Alex and Robert Pitre, and Mrs. Jefferson Cheramie of Crown Point, La., Mrs. Ophelia Pitre, Mrs. Clarence Triche of Cut Off, La.; also the late Henry and Louis Pitre; son of Eugenie Cretini and the late Henry Pitre; also survived by 15 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren, age 66 years, and a native and a resident of Cut Off, La.  Relatives and friends of the family, also officers and members of Knight of Columbus Council 3150, St. Pius X General Assembly and Holy Name Society and Usher Society of Sacred Heart Church, Cut Off, La., officers and members of Louisiana Oyster Assn. and Lower Lafourche Lions Club, are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Galiano, La., on Wednesday, April 28, 1965, at 10 o'clock a.m., religious services at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Cut Off, La.  Interment in Cheramie Cemetery, Galiano, La.  Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Galiano, La., in charge.

 

Henry Auguste Pitre:  Times Picayune, 25 August 1948 - At the residence, Marrero, La., R.F.D., on Tuesday August 24, 1948, at 3:50 o'clock p.m., Henry A. Pitre Jr., beloved husband of Sophie Pitre, father of Pavie, Louis and Willie Pitre, aged 47 years.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral, which will take place from the Falgout Funeral Home, Galliano, La., on Thursday, August 26, 1948, at 9 o'clock a.m.  Services at St. Joseph's Catholic church, Galliano, La.  Interment in Cheramie Catholic cemetery, Galliano, La.  Falgout Funeral Home, Galliano, La., in charge.

 

Eugene Roch Pitre:  Times Picayune, 14 February 1984:  Eugene B. Pitre, of Crown Point, La., on Sunday, February 12, 1984 at 6:20 p.m.  Beloved husband of the late Mabel Cassidy.  Father of the late Gerald J. Pitre.  Grandfather of Gerald J. Pitre Jr.  Son of the late Eugenie Cretini and Henry Pitre.  Brother of Mrs. Ophelia Pitre, Mrs. Jefferson (Delphine) Cheramie, Mrs. Clarence (Irene) Triche, Alex N., Robert A. Pitre and the late August, Henry and Louis Pitre.  Also survived by 2 great-grandchildren.  Age 78 years.  A native of Cutoff, La.  Relatives and friends of the family, also officers and members of William D. White Lodge No. 408, F. & A.M. and officials and employees of Jefferson Savings & Loan Association are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial in the chapel of Mothe Funeral Homes Inc., 2100 Westbank Expressway, Harvey, La., on Wednesday, February 15, 1984 at 12:30 p.m. (A parishioner of St. Pius X Catholic Church.)  Interment Westlawn Memorial Park.  Parlors will be open Tuesday evening from 6:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m.

 

Ophelia Pitre:  Times Picayune, 14 March 1988:  Ophelia Pitre at Galliano, LA on Sunday, March 13, 1988 at 11:55 a.m.; wife of the late Burke Pitre; daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Henry Pitre; mother of Raleigh Pitre, Joyce Crosby and Hazel Pitre; sister of Alex C. and Robert Pitre, Irene Triche and Delphine Cheramie and the late August, Louis, Eugene and Henry Pitre Jr.; also survived by 16 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great-grandchild; age 78 years, a native of Galliano, LA and a resident of Cut Off, LA.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral.  Services on Tuesday, March 15, 1988 at 11 o'clock a.m. at the Falgout Funeral Home in Galliano, LA.  Interment to follow in Cheramie Cemetery.  Friends may call from 12 noon Monday until 11 p.m. and from 8 a.m. until funeral time on Tuesday.  Arrangements by Falgout's.

Tombstone Inscriptions, Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano:  Burke J. Pitre / born Feb. 22, 1910 / died March 22, 1953 / Ophelia P. Pitre / born Dec. 16, 1909 / died March 13, 1988

 

Irene Pitre:  Houma Courier, Thursday, 13 November 2008:  Irene Pitre Triche, 92, a native and resident of Cut Off, died at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2008.  Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to funeral time Friday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Cut Off.  Mass will be at noon Friday at the church, with burial in Cheramie Cemetery in Galliano.  She is survived by two sons, Collin Triche Sr. and wife, Jeanette, and Clarence R. Triche and wife, Rosita; one daughter, Gayle Duet and husband, Clyde; five grandchildren, Scottie Triche, Colleen Thomassie, Trichel Melancon, Julie Triche and Collin Triche Jr.; and 10 great-grandchildren, Jordan, Rhyan, Jace, Alece, Brennan, Lauren, Logan, Maria, Matthew and Bethany.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence H. Triche; her parents, Henry Pitre Sr. and Eugenie Cretini Pitre; one daughter, Marie Triche; six brothers, August, Louis, Henry Jr., Eugene, Alex and Robert Pitre; two sisters, Ophelia Pitre and Delphine Cheramie; and one grandson, Brad Michael Triche.  She was a member of the Sacred Heart Ladies Altar Society and a parishioner of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.  Falgout Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Tombstone Inscriptions, Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano:  Clarence H. Triche / born Nov. 3, 1912 - died Nov. 7, 1996 / Irene P. Triche / born Sept. 6, 1916 - died Nov. 11, 2008

 

 

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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:  28 February 2016.