Joseph Adolphe Pitre

1863 Thibodaux, Louisiana 1929 Lockport, LA



Continuation of tree (3rd child of Henri Francois Pitre/Celesie Rose Legendre); all known surname descendants:

               8          Joseph Adolphe Pitre  b: 8 September 1863  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 19 January 1929  Lockport, Lafourche, LA

                                 +Adeline Aimee Molaison  b: 28 October 1870  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; m: 17 July 1884  St. Joseph, Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA [Pierre Melius/Elodie Rosema Hebert]; d: 6 September 1903  Lafourche, LA

                          9          Joseph Pitre  b: 4 November 1885  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 23 June 1931  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                         +Helena Hebert  b: 14 November 1887  Lafourche, LA; m: 31 August 1907  Lafourche, LA [Allen Joseph/Marie Adeline Tabor]; d: 19 June 1978  Larose, Lafourche, LA

                          9          William Pitre  b: 15 June 1888  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 22 January 1961  New Orleans, LA

                                         +Josephine Axilla Thibodaux  b: 11 July 1892  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; m: 1 April 1910  Our Lady of the Rosary, Larose, Lafourche, LA [Auguste/Josephine Justilia Tabor]; d: 14 July 1966  Reserve, St. John the Baptist, LA

                          9          Selesie Valerie Pitre  b: 30 May 1890  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 1 June 1969  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                         +Auguste Joseph Thibodeaux  b: 5 October 1886  Lafourche, LA; m: 28 March 1910  Lafourche, LA [Auguste/Josephine Tabor]; d: 22 June 1963  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                          9          Henri Joseph Pitre  b: 25 March 1893  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 30 October 1953  Choctaw, Lafourche, LA

                                         +Ociana Marie Hebert  b: 22 July 1897  Choctaw, Lafourche, LA; m: 17 July 1915  Chackbay, Lafourche, LA [Allen Joseph/Marie Adeline Tabor]; d: 1 May 1965  Choctaw, Lafourche, LA

                          9          Mary 'Lilly' Pitre  b: 19 November 1895  Chackbay, Lafourche, LA; d: 4 October 1942  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                         +Levy Joseph Ledet  b: 10 September 1888  Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1912 [Gustave Joseph/Valery Methillia Orgeron]; d: 18 July 1941  Lockport, Lafourche, LA



Notes for Joseph Adolphe Pitre:


- 1900 Lafourche, Louisiana:  Adolph Pitre 40 (day laborer), wife of 16 years Marie 31, Joseph 14, Willy 12, Valeri 10, Henri 8, Lily 6.

- 1910 Lafourche, LA:  Widowed Adolph Pitre 47 (trapper in swamps), Sallie 13, Henry 18 (swamp laborer).


- 1920


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WWI registration records (sons):

Joseph Pitre:  Joseph Pitre; Lafourche, LA; born 4 Oct 1886; Helena Hebert Pitre (wife); tall height, slender build; brown eyes & brown hair; missing finger on right hand.
Henri Joseph Pitre:
 Henri Joseph Pitre; Lafourche, LA; born 25 Mar 1893 Lafourche; wife & 1 child;
tall height, medium build, brown eyes & black hair.

Obituaries for the children:

William Pitre:  PITRE - In New Orleans, La., on Sunday, January 22, 1961, at 7:20 o'clock p.m., Willie Pitre, beloved husband of Josephine Thibodaux; father of Mrs. Agnes Oubre, Mrs. Argentina Bruce, Mrs. Beatrice Donas, Mrs. Anna Prestonback, Mrs. Inez La Garbo, Mrs. Annie Guidroz, Mrs. Helen Boudreaux and Edwin, Cleveland and Adam Pitre, also survived by 49 grandchildren, and 42 great-grandchildren; aged 72 years, and a resident of Laplace, La.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral, which will take place from Millet Funeral Home, Laplace, La., on Tuesday, January 24, 1961, at 9:30 o'clock a.m.  Interment in St. Peter cemetery, Reserve, La.


Selesie Valerie Pitre:  Times Picayune, 3 June 1969:  Valerie Pitre, on Sunday, June 1, 1969, at 6:45 o'clock p.m., wife of the late August Thibodaux; mother of Mrs. Ernest Guidry, Mrs. Raymond Galando, Mrs. Sidney Breaux, Mrs. Columbus Thibodaux, Mrs. Fairlie Thibodaux, Mrs. Morris Bruce, Mrs. Louis Bruce, Cails, Henry and Theodore Thibodaux and the late Josephine, Joseph and Augustine Thibodaux.  Also survived by 34 grandchildren, 73 great-grandchildren, and 10 great-great-grandchildren; age 78 years; a native of Choctaw, La. and a resident of Cut Off, La.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from Thibodaux Funeral Home, Cut Off, La. on Tuesday, June 3, 1969, at 10:00 o'clock a.m.  Religious services at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.  Interment Sacred Heart Cemetery.  Arrangements by Thibodaux Funeral Home.


Henri Joseph Pitre:  Pitre - At his residence, Choctaw, La., on Friday, October 30, 1953, at 2:30 o'clock a.m. Henry J. Pitre, beloved husband of Ociana Hebert, father of Moise, Ernest, O'Neil and Paul Pitre, Mrs. Antoine Matherne, Mrs. Irvy Matherne and Mrs. Robert Rink, all of Choctaw, La., brother of Willie Pitre and Mrs. August Thibodaux, also survived by eight grandchildren; age 60 years; a native of Lafourche Parish, La.  Relatives and friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, which will take place from the late residence on Saturday, October 31, 1953, at 9 o'clock a.m.  Religious services at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic church, Chackbay, La.  Interment in Our Lady of Prompt Succor cemetery.  Thibodaux Funeral Home, Thibodaux, La., in charge.

Tombstone Inscription, Our Lady of Prompt Succor Cemetery, Chackbay:  Mr. Henry Pitre / born / March 25, 1893 / died Oct. 30, 1952 //  R.I.P. / Mrs. Henry Pitre / born July 22, 1897 / died May 1, 1965



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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:  21 August 2022.