Julien Apolloni Pitre

1874 Larose, Louisiana 1948 Cut Off, Louisiana



Continuation of tree (1st child of Richard Martial Pitre/Augustine Adrienne Pitre); all known surname descendants:

                     8           Julien Apolloni Pitre  b: 9 February 1874  Larose, Lafourche, LA; d: 12 February 1948  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                    + Camelia Augustine Guidry  b: 10 March 1878  Larose, Lafourche, LA; m: 22 June 1895  Larose, Lafourche, LA [Justinien Marcelin/Anaise Adrienne Duet] (divorced); d: 14 December 1956  Westwego, Jefferson, LA

                             9           Severin Wilson Pitre  b: 10 February 1898  Larose, Lafourche, LA; d: 9 December 1976  Abilene, Taylor, TX

                                            + May L. Clark  b: 15 April 1900; m: 11 May 1921  Dundee, Archer, TX; d: 12 September 1987  Abilene, Taylor, TX


                             *2nd Wife of Julien Apolloni Pitre:

                                    + Clemence Augustine Cretini (Pitre)  b: 17 November 1873  Lafourche, LA; m: 3 August 1907  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA [Eugene Andre/Anaise Zeolide Danos]; d: 9 September 1915  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                             9           Victor Joseph Pitre  b: 27 November 1911  Cheniere, Lafourche, LA; d: 12 July 1994  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                            + Dorida Marie Vegas  b: 14 January 1913  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1932 [Antoine Prosper/Alidia Guidry]; d: 18 March 2000  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA



Notes for Julien Apolloni Pitre:


- 1900 Lafourche, Louisiana:  Julien Peet 26, wife of 4 years Camillia 22, Wilson 2; Maxcilien Guidry 18.

- 1910 Lafourche, LA:  Jullian Peter 35 (fisherman), 2nd wife of 3 years Clemence 30, stepdaughter Eva 6.  Wilson Pitre 11, adopted son of Felix Grabert 48 & wife Elmira 40.

- 1920 Lafourche, LA:  Widower Julien Pitre 45 (oyster fisherman), Victor 8, stepdaughter Eva 16; widowed mother-in-law Anaise Cretini 65.  In Hickory, Love, Oklahoma: Wilson S. Pitre 21 oil field laborer, boarding with the family of Marley J. Walston.

- 1930 Lafourche, LA:  Widow Adrianne Pitre 75, widowed brother Leonce 64; widowed son Julien 55 (laborer), Victor 18 (fisherman).

WWI registration records:  Julien A. Pitre; Lafourche, LA; born 9 Feb 1874; Adrienne Pitre; tall height, stout build; blue eyes & light hair.


Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 14 February 1948 - At residence on Thursday, February 12, 1948, at 5:40 o'clock p.m., Julien Napoleon Pitre, beloved husband of the late Clarence Cretini and father of Victor Pitre and Mrs. Sylvest Danos, aged 74 years; survived by eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral, which will take place from the late residence, Cut Off, La., on Saturday, February 14, 1948, at 9:30 o'clock a.m.  Services at Sacred Heart Catholic church, Cut Off, La.  Interment in Sacred Heart Catholic cemetery.  Falgout Funeral Home, Raceland, La., in charge.


Tombstone Inscription, Sacred Heart Cemetery, Cut Off, LA:  Julian Pitre / born Feb 9, 1874 / died Feb 12, 1948  //  Clemence Cretini / nee 17 Nov 1873 / decedee 9 Sept. 1915


Notes for Camelia Augustine Guidry:

- Camelia remarried to Joseph Truxillo on 9 August 1915 in the Lafourche Parish Courthouse.

- Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Sunday, 16 December 1956:  At the late residence, Westwego, La., on Friday, December 14, 1956, at 10:05 o'clock p.m. Camelia Guidry, beloved wife of Joseph Truxillo; mother of Lawrence, Jos. Anthony, Wilson and Leonce Truxillo and Mrs. Libby Rivet; also survived by 19 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; aged 78 years.  Relatives and friends of the family, also employees of Avondale Marine Ways are invited to attend the funeral, which will take place from the Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Raceland, La., on Sunday, December 16, 1956, at 2 o'clock p.m.  Religious services at Sacred Heart Catholic church, Cut Off, La.  Interment in Cheramie cemetery, Galliano, La.  Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Raceland, La., in charge.


WWI Registration Records (son):

Severin Wilson Pitre:  Wilson Severin Pitre, res. Burkburnett, Wichita, TX; b. 10 Feb 1898; contact Felix Grabert (Raceland, LA); medium height, slender build, brown eyes & brown hair.


Obituaries for the children:

Severin Wilson Pitre:  Abilene Reporter News (Abilene, TX), Saturday, 11 December 1976:  S. W. (Frenchie) Petre, 78, of 2449 Campus Court died at 10:30 p.m. Thursday at Hendrick Memorial Hospital after a lengthy illness.  Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Grace United Methodist Church.  The Rev. Dalton Fisher will officiate, assisted by the Rev. Ronnie Newton.  Burial will be in Elmwood Memorial Park.  Born Feb. 10, 1898, in Raceland, La., he married May Clark May 11, 1921 in Dundee.  They moved to Abilene from Wichita Falls in 1964.  He was a member of the Grace United Methodist Church.  He was an independent oil operator.  Survivors include his wife; a son, Noel Wilson Petre of Route 6; two grandchildren, Noel W. Petre Jr. and Jorgette Petre, both of Route 6; and three great-grandchildren.  The family requests that any memorials be made to the West Texas Rehabilitation Center or to the American Heart Assn.

Tombstone Inscription, Elmwood Memorial Park, Abilene, TX:  May L. / 1900 - 1987 / together forever / S. Wilson / 1898 - 1976 / PETRE


Victor Joseph Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA):  A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Cut Off for Victor Joseph Pitre, 82, a native of Cheniere and resident of Cut Off, who died at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 12 (1994).  Visitation will be 9 a.m. until funeral time Thursday at the church.  Burial will be in the church cemetery.  He was the husband of Dorina Vegas Pitre; father of Diana Pitre Dufrene; stepbrother of Ave Danos.  He is also survived by three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Julian Appolone and Clemence Cretini Pitre.  He was a 4th Degree member of Knights of Columbus Council No. 3150 and a parishioner of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.  Falgout Funeral Home of Raceland is in charge of arrangements.

Tombstone Inscription, Sacred Heart Cemetery, Cut Off, LA:  VICTOR J. PITRE / Victor J. Pitre / Nov. 27, 1911 - Jul. 12, 1994 / Dorida V. Pitre / Jan. 14, 1913 - Mar. 18, 2000


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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:  18 June 2021.