Aubert Lee Pitre

1877 Houma, Louisiana 1943 New Orleans, Louisiana



Continuation of tree (6th child of Jean Simeon Pitre/2nd wife Marie Louise Broussard); all known surname descendants:

               8          Aubert 'Herbert' Lee Pitre  b: 19 January 1877  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 9 February 1943  New Orleans, LA

                                 +Mary Octavia Babin  b: 24 October 1881  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; m: 8 November 1898  Houma, Terrebonne, LA [Sylvain/Malvina Bergeron]; d: 27 January 1956  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                          9          Marie Annesia 'Lizzie' Pitre  b: 22 August 1899  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: Bet. 1900-1910

                          9          Olivia J. Pitre  b: 30 November 1902  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 23 August 1983  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                         +Philippe Odressi Pitre  b: 9 September 1890  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; m: 2 July 1927  Houma, Terrebonne, LA [Jean/Camilla Darce]; d: February 1976  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                          9          Gilton Joseph Pitre  b: 8 November 1907  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 6 February 1991  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                         +Lena Authement  b: 5 March 1910  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; m: 12 June 1927  Houma, Terrebonne, LA [Martial Augustin/Henriette Emelie Chiasson]; d: 21 September 1988  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                      *2nd Wife of Gilton Pitre:

                                         +Marie Elizabeth Oncale (Allemand)    m: unknown [Theophile/Edna Braud]; d: Aft. February 1991       

                          9          Bessie Josephine Pitre  b: 4 March 1911  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 12 November 1993  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                         +Amos Charles Melancon  b: 20 April 1918  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; m: Abt. 1941 [Noah/Marie Tabor]; d: 15 September 1988  Houma, Terrebonne, LA  

                          9          Agnes Josephine Pitre  b: 25 April 1914  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 28 January 2009  Bourg, Terrebonne, LA

                                         +Justilien Mark Pitre  b: 22 September 1908  Chacahoula, Terrebonne, LA; m: never married [William Shelton/Marguerite Leboeuf]; d: 29 November 1977  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                     10    Edith Josephine Pitre  b: 21 December 1935

                                                +--- Voisin

                          9          Willis Joseph Pitre  b: 29 February 1916  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 29 July 1988  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                         +Dorina Marjorie White  b: 30 September 1925; m: m: 29 October 1942; d: 27 September 1986  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                          9          Louis Silvester Pitre  b: 9 May 1919  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 4 December 2001  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                         +Cecile Rita Berthelot  b: 4 October 1923  Schriever, Terrebonne, LA; m: Abt. 1945 [Martil/Ophelia Pontiff]; d: 19 January 2007  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                          9          Elizabeth Pitre  b: August 1922  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: Aft. December 2001

                                         +Johnny Boyce

                          9          Helen Josephine Pitre  b: 5 July 1925  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 7 July 1987  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                         +Sidney Joseph Klingman  b: 13 June 1927; m: Abt. 1950 [Leon Joseph/Sadie Marie Gautreaux]; d: 25 October 1983  Lafourche, LA

                                         *2nd Husband of Helen Josephine Pitre:

                                         +--- Clements



Notes for Herbert Lee Pitre:


- 1900 Terrebonne, Louisiana:  Hubbard Pitre 22 (swamper), wife of 1 year Mary 18, Lizzie 4 months; living with in-laws Silvane Babin 45 (swamper), wife Melvina 45, Malitia 8.

- 1910 Terrebonne, LA:  Gilbert Pitre 38 (odd job laborer), wife of 13 years Mary M. 29; 2 of 4 children still living, Olivia J. 8, Gilton 3.

- 1920 Terrebonne, LA:  Hurbert Pitre 40 (farm laborer), wife Emelie 34, Olivia 17, Gilton 12, Bessie 10, Agnes 5, Villis 3, Sylvert 3 months, and his widowed father-in-law Sylvain Babin 67.

- 1930 Terrebonne, LA:  Herbert Pete 55, wife Mary 45, Bessie 18, Agnes 16, Wilace 12, Sylvester 10, Lizzie 7 years 8 months, Helen 6.


- 1940 Terrebonne, LA:  Hubert Pitre 60 laborer/farm [$300 house value], wife Mary 51, Olivia 35 laborer/farm, Bessie 28, Agnes 25, Willa 23 laborer/farm.  [Bayou Terrebonne Road]

- 1950 Terrebonne, LA:  Agnes Pitre (never married) 38 field hand/farming, daughter Edith 14.

WWI registration records:  Herbert Valerie Pitre; Terrebonne, LA; born 19 Jan 1877; wife Mary Babin Pitre; medium height, medium build; brown eyes & brown hair.

Death Notice:  New Orleans States (New Orleans, LA), Wednesday, 10 February 1943:  Herbert Pitre, 66, Charity hospital.

Notes for Mary Octavia Babin:

Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 28 January 1956 - On Friday, January 27, 1956, at 12:30 o'clock p.m., Mary Babin Pitre of Slater street, Houma, La., wife of the late Herbert Pitre, mother of Gilton, Louis, Willis and Agnes Pitre, Mrs. Oderessia Pitre, Mrs. Anes Melancon, Mrs. Sidney Clement of Houma, La., and Mrs. Johnny Boice of Trenton, N.J.; aged 74 years, a native of Terrebonne parish.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral, which will take place on Saturday, January 28, 1956, at 9 o'clock a.m., from the Chauvin funeral home, Houma, La.  Religious services at Holy Rosary Catholic church, Daigleville, La.  Interment in Holy Rosary cemetery.  Arrangements by Chauvin funeral home, Houma. La.


Obituaries for the children: 

Gilton Pitre:  Gilton Joseph Pitre, 83, native and resident of Houma died Feb. 6, 1991.  Survived by wife, Marie Oncale Pitre of Houma; son Reynold J. Pitre of Houma; stepsons, Kenneth Allemand of Raceland and Michael Allemand of Lockport; stepdaughters, Mrs. Edward (Dorothy) LeBouef of Houma, Mrs. Clifford (Judy) Bonvillian of Lockport; brother, Louis Pitre of Houma; sisters, Mrs. Amos (Bessie) Melancon, Mrs. Justilien (Agnes) Pitre, both of Houma, and Mrs. John (Elizabeth) Baus of Trenton, NJ.  Preceded by first wife Lena Authement; parents Herbert and Mary Babin Pitre; son Alton J. Pitre; brother, Willis Pitre; sisters, Mrs. Sidney (Helen) Klingman and Mrs. Odressie (Olivia) Pitre.


Bessie Josephine Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, Holy Rosary Cemetery, Houma, LA:  Rest in peace / Amos C. Melancon / Apr. 20, 1918 - Sept. 15, 1988 / Bessie Pitre Melancon / Mar. 4, 1911 - Nov. 12, 1993


Agnes Josephine Pitre:  Friday, 30 January 2009:  Agnes Josephine Pitre Pitre, 94, a native of Houma, La., and a resident of Bourg, La., died Wednesday, January 28, at 12:50 p.m.  She is survived by her daughter, Edith Josephine Pitre Voisin and companion Paul Savoie; grandchildren, Melinda Voisin LeBlanc and husband Ricky of Humble, Tx., Amanda Voisin Baker and husband Ron of Maricopa, Ar., Wendell Voisin and wife Tina Crochet Voisin of Houma, Tracy Voisin Graves and husband Dane of Boling, Tx., and Bryan Voisin of Ashland, La.; great-grandchildren, Robert Lee LeBlanc and wife Carmellia Hez LeBlanc of Provo, Ut., Ricky LeBlanc II and wife Pennie Kilgore LeBlanc of Humble, Melanie LeBlanc Masten and husband Brandon of Humble, David LeBlanc of Humble, Amanda Sevin Young and husband Cody of Houma, Gerad Baker of Maricopa, Justin Baker of Maricopa, Mandy Baker Buttry and husband Shem of Bloomington, In., Calen Baker of Bloomington, Lindsey Mayet of Houma, and Cory Graves and wife Shara Bender Graves of Wharton, Tx.; great-great-grandchildren, Hayley LeBlanc of Provo, Chastity LeBlanc of Humble, Ricky LeBlanc III of Houston, Tx., Linzee Hernandez of Humble, Zoey Masten of Humble, Lilly Young of Houma, Allison Van Leeuen of Bloomington, Austin Van Leeuen of Bloomington, Ashley Buttry of Bloomington and Cooper Graves of Wharton; and former son-in-law, Louis "Sonny" Voisin and wife Nettie of Gibson, La.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Justillian Mark Pitre; parents, Herbert Pitre and Mary Babin Pitre; brothers, Gilton, Willis and Louis Pitre; and sisters, Olivia Pitre Pitre, Bessie Pitre Melancon, Marie Pitre Baus and Helen Pitre Klingham.  She was a homemaker and a parishioner of St. Ann Catholic Church.  She was buried at Holy Rosary Cemetery.  Chauvin Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Tombstone Inscription:  Holy Rosary Cemetery, Houma, LA:  PITRE / VOISIN / Agnes J. Pitre Pitre / April 25, 1914 / January 28, 2009 / Paul J. Savoie / July 25, 1936 - June 12, 2012

Louis Silvester Pitre:  Houma Courier (LA), 5 December 2001:  Louis Silvester Pitre, 82, a native and resident of Houma, died at 6:40 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2001.  Visitation will be from 4 to 10 p.m. today at Chauvin Funeral Home and from 8:30 a.m. to funeral time Thursday at Holy Rosary Catholic Church.  Mass will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the church with burial in the church cemetery.  He is survived by his wife, Cecile Berthelot Pitre of Houma; and two sisters, Agnes Pitre of Houma and Elizabeth Boyce of New Jersey.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Herbert and Mary Babin Pitre; two brothers, Gilton Pitre and Willis Pitre; and three sisters, Bessie Melancon, Helen Clements, and Olivie Pitre.  He was a retired carpenter for Texaco and a parishioner of Holy Rosary Catholic Church.  Burial Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery at Houma, Terrebonne Parish, La.


Helen Josephine Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, St. Louis Cemetery, Lafourche, LA:  KLINGMAN / Sidney J. Sr. / June 13, 1927 / Oct. 25, 1983 / Helen J. / July 5, 1925 / July 7, 1987


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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:  31 August 2022.