Joseph Alfred George Lepitre

1857 Chicago, Illinois 1925  Chicago, Illinois



Continuation of tree (14th child of Joseph Lepitre/Julie Marguerite Sills); all known surname descendants:

              7        Joseph Alfred George Lepitre  b: February 1857  Chicago, Cook, IL; d: 25 March 1925  Chicago, Cook, IL

                               +Emerance 'Emily' Christen  b: 12 September 1857  Chicago, Cook, IL; m: 27 May 1877  Chicago, Cook, IL [Napoleon/Vouden Hoven]; d: 16 March 1922  Chicago, Cook, IL

                         8          Marie Cora 'Eva' Lepitre  b: 27 October 1878  Chicago, Cook, IL; d: Aft. December 1943

                                       +John J. Kerins  b: Abt. 1871; m: 3 July 1916  Chicago, Cook, IL; d: Bef. 1930

                         8          Ernest Henry Joseph Lepitre  b: 6 July 1881  Chicago, Cook, IL; d: 19 December 1943  Chicago, Cook, IL

                                       +Eleanora Boltz  b: Abt. 1881  Illinois; m: 17 April 1909  Chicago, Cook, IL; d: Aft. 1930  Chicago, Cook, IL (divorced)

                                     *2nd Wife of Ernest Henry Joseph Lepitre:

                                       +Iona T. Dugmor  b: 2 July 1886  South Carolina; m: 19 April 1923  Indiana; d: 14 April 1954  Chicago, Cook, IL



Notes for Alfred George Lepitre:


- 1880 Chicago, Cook, Illinois:  Widower Joseph Lepitre 70 (railway flagman), Zeph Lepitre 22, wife Nellie 18, Walter 2, Pearl 1; Alfred Lepetre 24 (iron molder), wife Emily 23, Eva 1.

- 1900 Chicago, Cook, IL:  Alfred Lepeter 43, wife of 23 years Emma M. 42.  Also in Chicago, Ernest LaPitrie 18 (teamster).  [Eva 21 - ?]

- 1910 Chicago, Cook, IL:  Alfred La Pitre 52, wife of 33 years Emerance 52, Eva 31, boarders Oscar Whitlock 28 & Andrew Morgan 30.


- 1920


Chicago city directory:

- 1889: Alfred Lepitre, molder, h. 19 Gold

- 1891: Alfred J. Lepitre, clk, h. 19 Gold

- 1901: Alfred J. Lepitre, lineman, h. 44 S. Mozart


Notes for Emerance 'Emily' Christen:

Obituary:  Chicago Tribune (Chicago, IL), Friday, 17 March 1922:  Le Pitre - Emerance Le Pitre, beloved wife of Alfred J. Le Pitre, fond mother of Mrs. John J. Kerins and Ernest H. Le Pitre, sister of Rene Christens and the late Mrs. Odile Miller and Mrs. H. Hedrich of Peoria, Ill., Thursday, March 16, 1922, at family residence, 1840 S. Clifton Park av.  Funeral notice later.


WW1 registration records (son):
Ernest Henry Joseph Lepitre:  Ernest Henry Le Pitre; Peoria, IL; born 6 Jul 1881; Emerance Le Pitre; medium height, medium build; gray eyes & black hair.


Obituaries for the children:

Ernest Henry Joseph Lepitre:  Chicago Tribune (Chicago, IL), Tuesday, 21 December 1943:  Le Pitre - Ernest Le Pitre, beloved husband of Iona, nee Dugmor; brother of Mrs. Eva Kerins, stepfather of Herbert Gabert.  Funeral Wednesday, 9:30 a.m., from chapel, to Notre Dame church.  Burial Mount Carmel.


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- Some Illinois items in RED sourced from online state records/certificates.


Last updated:  22 March 2021.