Ignace Pitre

1866 Thibodaux, Louisiana 1953 Thibodaux, LA

 

 

Continuation of tree (7th child of Antoine Ferdinand Pitre/Marie Enesile Melanson); all known surname descendants:

               8          Ignace 'Enis' Pitre  b: February 1866  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 2 February 1953  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                                 +Leonora Roussel  b: 15 December 1873  Lafourche, LA; m: 28 January 1891  Raceland, Lafourche, LA [Louis/Georgina Grimond]; d: 14 March 1941  Raceland, Lafourche, LA

                          9          Clarence Ferdinand Pitre  b: 21 June 1892  Raceland, Lafourche, LA; d: 25 December 1965  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                                          +Rita Marie Breaux  b: 2 September 1895  St. Charles, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1924 [Oscar/Louisa A. Guidroz]; d: 15 October 1989  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                          9          Carl Louis Pitre  b: 4 October 1894  Lafourche, LA; d: 2 April 1925  New Orleans, LA

                                         +Lena Ora Keller  b: 15 January 1899  Napoleonville, Assumption, LA; m: Abt. 1917  Lafourche, LA [Edgar/Marie Euphrosine Chaisson]; d: 10 January 1966  Algiers, Orleans, LA

                          9          Eulalie Georgina 'Elodie' Pitre  b: 7 October 1896  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 3 July 1986  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                                         +Andrew B. Adams  b: Abt. 1886  Plattenville, Assumption, LA; m: unknown [Victor J./Marie Louise Signa]; d: 8 April 1945  Reserve, St. John the Baptist, LA

                          9          Ignace Wallace Pitre  b: 7 December 1897  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 4 June 1968  Luling, St. Charles, LA

                                         +Isabel Harrison  b: 18 September 1914  Leavenworth, Leavenworth, KS; m: 31 October 1942  Jackson, Kansas City, MO [Samuel/Mary Waite] (divorced); d: 4 February 1964  Columbia, Boone, MO

                          9          Mildred Doris Pitre  b: 21 December 1899  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: Aft. 1900

                          9          Doris Pitre  b: 19 March 1901  St. Charles, LA; d: 11 February 1971  Marrero, Jefferson, LA

                                         +John Elole Candies  b: 10 August 1885  Des Allemands, Lafourche, LA; m: unknown; d: 29 March 1971  Luling, St. Charles, LA

                          9          Eugenie Pitre  b: 26 June 1902  Lafourche, LA; d: 2 March 1978  Raceland, Lafourche, LA

                                         +Paul Benoit Lee  b: 12 February 1898  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1939 [Cleophas/Rosalie Galjour]; d: 23 September 1948  New Orleans, LA

                          9          Nolan Paul Pitre  b: 21 April 1904  Raceland, Lafourche, LA; d: 5 March 1984  Raceland, Lafourche, LA

                          9          Laurent Albert Pitre  b: 21 April 1905  Raceland, Lafourche, LA; d: 2 February 1989  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                                         +Vivian Poche  b: 14 September 1911  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1933 [Nicolas/Alice Bourgeois]; d: 15 March 2006  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                          9          Velma Adena Pitre  b: 22 December 1906  Lafourche, LA; d: 19 June 1998  Metairie, Jefferson, LA

                                         +Albert Chol  b: 26 May 1902  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; m: unknown [Henry C./Odile Bergeron]; d: 22 October 1951  Raceland, Lafourche, LA

 

 

Notes for Ignace Pitre:

Census

- 1900 Lafourche, Louisiana:  Ignace Pitre 37 (farmer), wife of 10 years Nora 26, Clarence 8, Carl 6, Lodie 4, Wallace 3, Dorris 5 months, and his sister Enez 28.

- 1910 Lafourche, LA:  Ignace Pitre 43 (farmer), wife of 19 years Nora 36; 10 of 12 children still living, Clarence 16 (farm laborer), Carl 14 (farm laborer), Elodie 13, Wallace 11, Dorris 8, Jennie 7, Nolan 5, Lawrence 4, Velma 3.

- 1920 Lafourche, LA:  Ignace Pitre 54 (farm operator), Nora 45, Clarence 26 (farm laborer), Dorris 18 (country school teacher), Eugennie 17, Nolan 15, Laurence 14, Velma 12.

- 1930 Lafourche, LA:  Ignace Pitre 62, wife --- 54, Dolores 28, Adena 23.

 

- 1940 Lafourche, LA:  Ignace Pitre 73 farmer/farming [$1000 house value], wife Leonore 64, son-in-law Ben Lee 39 manager/dance hall, wife Eugenie 26  [7 miles from Thibodaux on Hwy. 29]

- 1950 Lafourche, LA:  Widower Ignace Pitre 84, widowed daughter Eugenie Lee 47 grade teacher/state high school, son Nolan 45.

Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 3 February 1953 - At St. Joseph hospital, Thibodaux, La., on Monday, February 2, 1953, at 1:35 o'clock a.m., Ignace Pitre, beloved husband of the late Elnore Roussel, and father of Clarence, Wallace, Lawrence and Nolan Pitre, also Mrs. Elodie Adams, Mrs. John E. Candies, Mrs. E.P. Lee and Mrs. A.P. Chol and the late Carl Pitre, survived by 7 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren, age 86 years, a native and a resident of Raceland, La., F.F.D.  Relatives and friends of the family, also members of the W.O.W. Camp No. 309 of Thibodaux, La., are invited to attend the funeral, which will take place from the Falgout Funeral Home, Raceland, La., on Tuesday, February 3, 1953, at 10 o'clock a.m., religious services at St. Charles Catholic church, Lafourche, La.  Interment in St. Joseph Catholic cemetery, Thibodaux, La.  Falgout Funeral Home, Raceland, La., in charge.

 

Tombstone Inscription, St. Joseph Cemetery, Thibodaux, LA:  Carl Pitre / born Oct. 4, 1895 / died April 2, 1925 / Mrs. I. Pitre 1873 - 1941 / Ignace Pitre 1867-1953 / Eugenie P. Lee / June 26, 1902 - Mar. 2, 1978

 

Notes for Leonora Roussel:

Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 16 March 1941 - At residence, Raceland, La., on Friday, March 14, 1941, at 11:13 o'clock p.m., Leonora Roussell, beloved wife of Ignace Pitre and mother of Mrs. A.B. Adams, Mrs. John Candies, Mrs. Eugenie Lee, Mrs. Albert Chol, also Clarence, Wallace, Nolan and Lawrence Pitre, also of the late Carl Pitre, aged 66 years 3 months. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral, which will take place from the late residence, Raceland, La., R.F.D., on Sunday, March 16, 1941, at 10 o'clock a.m.. Services at St. Charles Catholic church, Lafourche, La. Interment in St. Joseph Catholic cemetery, Thibodaux, La. Falgout Funeral Home, Raceland, La., in charge.

 

WWI registration records (sons):

Clarence Ferdinand Pitre:  Clarence Ferdinand Pitre; Lafourche, LA; born 21 Jun 1893 (Lafourche); single; tall height, slender build; light brown eyes & black hair.

Carl Louis Pitre:  Carl Louis Pitre; Lafourche, LA; born 4 Oct 1895; wife; tall height, medium build; light brown eyes & dark brown hair; has had a broken arm - well.

Ignace Wallace Pitre:  Wallace Pitre; Lafourche, LA; born 14 Dec 1899; Ignace Pitre; medium height, medium build; brown eyes & brown hair.

Obituaries for the children:

Clarence Ferdinand Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 27 December 1965 - On Saturday, December 25, 1965, at 5:45 o'clock p.m., Clarence F. Pitre, husband of Rita Braud, son of the late Ignace Pitre and Leanora Roussel, father of the late Lloyd Joseph Pitre, brother of Mrs. Elodie P. Adams, Wallace Pitre, Mrs. Doris P. Candies, Mrs. Eugene P. Lee, Nolan, Lawrence Pitre, Mrs. Velma P. Chol and the late Carl Pitre, age 74 years, a native of St. Charles, La., and a resident of Thibodaux, La.  Relatives and friends of the family also officers and members of the VFW Post No. 3665 Freddie John Falgout Post, Raceland, La., the American Legion Post No. 11, Thibodaux, La., WOW Camp 368, Thibodaux, La., are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from Thibodaux Funeral Home, 812 St. Philip, Thibodaux, La., on Monday, December 27, 1965, at 10:30 o'clock a.m., religious services at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Thibodaux, La.  Interment in St. Joseph Cemetery.  Arrangements by Thibodaux Funeral Home.

Tombstone Inscription, St. Joseph Cemetery, Thibodaux, Lafourche:  Clarence F. / Pitre / Louisiana / Pvt Btry B / 141 Field Arty / World War I / June 21, 1893 / December 25, 1965

 

Carl Louis Pitre:  New Orleans States (New Orleans, LA), Sunday, 5 April 1925:  Carl Pitre Buried - Thibodaux, La., April 4 - Carl Pitre, 30, died in New Orleans after having been removed from Thibodaux to receive medical treatment at one of the hospitals.  Mr. Pitre was employed by the Teche Transfer Co.  Funeral services were held Friday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church.  Members of the Woodmen of the World; Protector Fire Company No. 2, and employees of the Teche Transfer Company attending in a body.  The deceased is survived by his wife and three small daughters.

Tombstone Inscription, St. Joseph Cemetery, Thibodaux, LA:  Carl Pitre / born Oct. 4, 1895 / died April 2, 1925 / Mrs. I. Pitre 1873 - 1941 / Ignace Pitre 1867-1953 / Eugenie P. Lee / June 26, 1902 - Mar. 2, 1978

 

Eulalie Georgina 'Elodie' Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 4 July 1986:  Elodie Pitre Adams a native of St. Charles Community and resident of Thibodaux, Louisiana on Thursday, July 3, 1986 at 5:45 a.m.  Age 89 years.  Wife of the late Andrew B. Adams.  Daughter of the late Ignace and Eleanora Roussel Pitre.  Mother of Linsler (Pollie) Adams.  Sister of Lawrence Pitre of Thibodaux and Mrs. Velma Chol, of Metairie.  Preceded in death by 2 sisters: Mrs. Doris P. Candis, Mrs. Jeannie P. Lee, 4 brothers: Karl, Nolan, Wallace and Clarence Pitre.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral.  A Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph Co-Cathedral, Thibodaux, Louisiana on Saturday, July 5, 1986 at 10 a.m.  Interment in St. Joseph's Cemetery.  Visitation will be at Thibodaux-Landry Funeral Home from 8 a.m. until funeral time on Saturday.

 

Ignace Wallace Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 5 June 1968:  At Luling, La., on Tuesday, June 4, 1968, at 4:10 o'clock a.m., Wallace Pitre, beloved son of the late Ignace Pitre and Leonora Roussel, brother of Mrs. Elodie P. Adams, Mrs. Doris P. Candise, Mrs. Eugenie P. Lee, Mrs. Velma P. Shol, Nolan and Lawrence Pitre, also the late Clarence and Carl Pitre, age 70 years; a native of Lafourche Parish, and a resident of Des Allemand, La.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Raceland, La., on Wednesday, June 5, 1968, at 9 o'clock a.m., religious services at St. Gertrude Catholic Church, Des Allemand, La., at 9:30 a.m.  Interment in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Thibodaux, La.  Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Raceland, La. in charge.

Tombstone Inscription, St. Joseph Cemetery, Thibodaux, LA:  Wallace I. Pitre / Louisiana / SGT HO BTRY  5 Coast Arty / World War II / Dec 7, 1897 - June 4, 1968

 

Doris Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 12 February 1971:  Doris Pitre Candies at Marrero, La., on Thursday, February 11, 1971, at 11:00 o'clock a.m., beloved wife of John E. Candies; sister of Mrs. Elodie P. Adams of Des Allemands, La., Mrs. Eugenie P. Lee and Nolan Pitre of Raceland, La., Lawrence Pitre of Thibodaux, La., and Mrs. Velma P. Choi of Metairie, La., also the late Clarence, Carl and Wallace Pitre, daughter of the late Ignace Pitre and Elenora Roussel Pitre, a native of St. Charles, La., and a resident of Des Allemands, La., for the past 35 years.  Relatives and friends of the family, also Board of Trustees and staff of St. Charles Hospital, Luling, La., members of the Upsilon Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, Ladies Altar Society of St. Gertrude Parish, Des Allemands, La., also the superintendent, board members and employees of St. Charles Parish School Board, are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from Falgout Funeral Home Inc., Raceland, La., on Saturday, February 13, 1971 at 10:00 o'clock a.m., religious services at St. Gertrude Catholic Church, Des Allemands, La.  Interment in St. Gertrude Catholic Mausoleum, Des Allemands, La.  Friends may call from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and from 8 a.m. to funeral time Saturday.  Falgout Funeral Home, Raceland, in charge.

Tombstone Inscriptions, Saint Gertrude Cemetery, Des Allemands, LA:  Doris Pitre Candies / Mar. 19, 1901 - Feb. 11, 1971 / John E. Candies / Aug. 10, 1885 - Mar. 29, 1971

 

Eugenie Pitre:  Houma Courier (LA), Friday, 3 March 1978:  Eugenie P. Lee, a resident of St. Charles Community, died at 10:30 p.m. Thursday, March 2, in Raceland.  She was 75.  Visitation at Falgout Funeral Home in Raceland begins at 8 a.m.  Saturday, March 4, and will continue until funeral time.  Funeral services were scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, followed by religious services at 10 a.m. at St. Charles Catholic Church.  Interment will take place in St. Joseph Cemetery in Thibodaux.  She is survived by two brothers, Nolan and Lawrence Pitre and two sisters, Mrs. Elodia Adams and Mrs. Velma P. Chol.  She is preceded in death by parents, Ignace Pitre and Lenora Roussell; three brothers, Clarence, Carl and Wallace Pitre and one sister, Mrs. Doris P. Candies.

Tombstone Inscription, St. Joseph Cemetery, Thibodaux, LA:  Carl Pitre / born Oct. 4, 1895 / died April 2, 1925 / Mrs. I. Pitre 1873 - 1941 / Ignace Pitre 1867-1953 / Eugenie P. Lee / June 26, 1902 - Mar. 2, 1978

 

Nolan Paul Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA), 7 March 1984:  Funeral services have been scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Falgout Funeral Home, Raceland, for Nolan Paul Pitre, 79, a native and resident of Raceland, who died at 7 p.m. Monday (5th).  Religious services have been scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, St. Charles Community, with interment in St. Joseph Cemetery, Thibodaux.  Visitation will be from 6-9:30 p.m. today and from 7:30-9:30 a.m. Thursday.  He was the brother of Lawrence Pitre, Mrs. Elodie Adams and Mrs. Velma Chol.  Arrangements by Falgout.

 

Laurent Albert Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, St. Joseph Cemetery, Thibodaux, LA:  LAWRENCE PITRE / Alice B. Poche / April 15, 1876 - Feb. 26, 1961 / Lawrence A. Pitre / April 21, 1905 - Feb. 2, 1989 / Vivian P. Pitre / Sept. 14, 1911 - March 15, 2006

 

 

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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:  11 August 2022.