John Baptist Pitre

1904 Thibodaux, Louisiana 1990 Thibodaux, LA



Continuation of tree (2nd child of Henry Francois 'Hennessey' Pitre/Marie Charlotte Use); all known surname descendants:                           

                9          John Baptist Pitre  b: 14 September 1904  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 28 May 1990  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                                    +Agnes Hebert  b: 4 August 1907  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1923 [Charles/---]; d: 21 January 1983  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                            10         Herman J. Pitre  b: 19 April 1925  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 6 July 1944  France (WWII)


Notes for John Baptist Pitre:


- 1930 Lafourche, Louisiana:  John Pitre 25, wife Agnes 23, Herman 5.


- 1940 Lafourche, LA:  John Pitre 34 farmer/farm, wife Agnes 32, Herman 15, brother-in-law Oneil Hebert 28 farmer/farm  [4 miles east of Thibodaux on Hwy. 29]

- 1950 Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA:  John B. Pitre 45 carpenter/carpenter, wife Agnes H. 42.

WWII Records:  Jean Baptiste Pitre, res. 1037 Jackson St., Thibodaux, LA; b. 14 Sep 1904 Lafourche, LA; contact Mrs. Henry Pitre (Lagarde St., Thibodaux, LA); 6', 160 lbs., gray eyes & brown hair, ruddy complexion; 15 Feb 1942 Thibodaux, LA.

Obituary:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA):  Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday at Thibodaux Funeral Home Chapel for John B. Pitre, 85, a native and resident of Thibodaux, who died Monday (28 May 1990) at 7:30 p.m.  Visitation is at Thibodaux Funeral Home from 8 a.m. until funeral time Wednesday.  He was the brother of Anita P. Thibodaux, and Alfred and Edwin Pitre.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Agnes Hebert Pitre; parents, Henry and Marie Usey Pitre; son, Herman Pitre; sisters, Alice Malborough and Elise Faucheaux; and brothers, Charles and Murphy Pitre.  Thibodaux Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Tombstone inscription:  Saint Joseph Cemetery, Thibodaux, LA:  Agnes H. Pitre / Aug. 4, 1907 - Jan. 21, 1983 / John B. Pitre / Sept. 14, 1904 - May 28, 1990.

Notes for Agnes Hebert:

Obituary:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA), 24 January 1983:  Funeral services were scheduled for 9:30 a.m. today at Thibodaux Funeral Home, Thibodaux, for Agnes Hebert Pitre, 75, who died at 6:15 p.m. Friday (21st).  She was the wife of John Batiste Pitre; mother of the late Herman Pitre; sister of Mrs. Odelia Guillot and the late Noah, Dennis and O'Neil Hebert; daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hebert.  Arrangements by Thibodaux.


Obituary for the son:

Herman J. Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 30 April 1948 - Of Thibodaux, La., died in France on July 6, 1944, Pfc. Herman J. Pitre. He is survived by his father John R. Pitre and his mother, the former Agnes Hebert.  Remains arriving at Raceland Junction, Raceland, La., Friday, April 30, 1948, at 10:48 a.m.  Relatives and friends of the family, and Veterans of World Wars I and II, and the National Guard are respectfully invited to attend the funeral on Friday, April 30, 1948, at 4 o'clock p.m.  Funeral cortege will leave from Chauvin and Thibodeaux Funeral Home.  Religious services at St. Joseph Catholic church.  Interment in St. Joseph cemetery, Thibodaux, La.  Chauvin & Thibodeaux Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Tombstone inscription:  Saint Joseph Cemetery, Thibodaux, LA:  Herman J. / Pitre / Louisiana / Pfc 313 Inf / 79 Inf Div / World War II / April 19, 1925 / July 6, 1944



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Items in RED verified from transcriptions in the following:

- 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.


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