'Jean Baptiste' Ruphin Pitre

1832 Lafourche, LA 1891 Breaux Bridge, LA



Continuation of tree (7th child of Jean Pierre Louis Pitre/Rosalie Hache); all known surname descendants:

              7          'Jean Baptiste' Ruphin Pitre  b: 15 May 1832  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 25 April 1891  Breaux Bridge, St. Martin, LA

                               +Marie Celesie Lejeune  b: 26 September 1832  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; m: 4 April 1851  St. Joseph, Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA [Pierre Amand/Marie Clemence Leblanc]; d: 30 April 1868  Beaux Bridge, St. Martin, LA

                         8         Marie Mathilde Pitre  b: 5 January 1852  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 3 April 1913  Jeanerette, Iberia, LA

                                      +Bernard Guillot  b: 20 August 1845  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; m: 30 January 1871  St. Martinville, St. Martin, LA [Marcellus/Azelie Marie Thibodeaux]; d: 24 April 1914  Jeanerette, Iberia, LA

                         8         Adam Onesipe Pitre  b: 8 May 1853  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 24 March 1878  Breaux Bridge, St. Martin, LA

                                      +Palmire Boutin  b: Abt. 1857; m: 24 October 1876  St. Bernard, Breaux Bridge, St. Martin, LA

                         8         Joseph Pitre  b: 3 February 1855  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 18 January 1856  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                         8         Victoria Pitre  b: 26 June 1856  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 31 August 1858  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                         8         Joseph Lesime Pitre  b: 9 February 1858  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 12 December 1939  Lafayette, Lafayette, LA

                                      +Letitia Lagrange  b: Abt. 1862  St. Martin, LA; m: 7 October 1880  St. Bernard, Breaux Bridge, St. Martin, LA; d: 31 March 1939  Lafayette, Lafayette, LA

                         8         John Simpre Pitre  b: 21 June 1860  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 23 November 1897  Breaux Bridge, St. Martin, LA

                                      +Cecilia Melancon  b: September 1862  Lafayette, LA; m: 28 January 1884  St. Bernard, Breaux Bridge, St. Martin, LA [Desire/Colastie ----]; d: Aft. 1940  Lafayette, LA    

                         8         Malvina Georgina Pitre  b: 11 July 1864  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: Bef. 1870

                         8         Adam Ruphin 'Anatole' Pitre  b: 26 July 1867  Breaux Bridge, St. Martin, LA; d: 16 July 1903  Breaux Bridge, St. Martin, LA

                                      +Louisianne Rowen  b: January 1970  Lafayette, LA; m: 2 January 1890  St. Bernard, Breaux Bridge, St. Martin, LA [William/Elizabeth Trahan]; d: Bet. 1903-1910



Notes for 'Jean Baptiste' Ruphin Pitre:


- 1860


- 1870 Laplace, St. Martin, Louisiana:  Widower Ruffin Peet 38 (farmer), Mathilde 17, Onesippe Adam 15, Joseph 13, John 12, Anatole 3 at home.


- 1880

- 1880 St. Martin, Louisiana:  John Pete 19 (farm laborer) [listed as orphan] & Joseph Pete 21 (farm laborer), living with family of Gustave Lecompte 25 & wife Armence 22.

Obituaries for the children:

Joseph Lesime Pitre:  Beaumont Journal (TX), Wednesday, 13 December 1939:  Lafayette, La., Dec. 13 - Joseph Pitre, 81, died at 6:20 a.m. Tuesday in the home of his son, Walter Pitre.  Services were held Wednesday at 10 a.m. with interment in St. John Catholic cemetery.  He is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Louis Guilbeau, Mrs. Theodore Dupuis and Mrs. Adam Duplantis, all of Port Arthur, Texas, and his son here.





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Items in RED verified from transcriptions in the following:

- Diocese of Baton Rouge Catholic Church Records

- South Louisiana Records: Church and Civil Records of Lafourche-Terrebonne Parishes  (Rev. Hebert)

- South Louisiana Vital Family Records: Terrebonne Genealogical Society

Some Louisiana deaths in RED taken from obituaries or the Louisiana Deaths collection (which includes spouses/parents).

- Southwest Louisiana Records: Church and Civil Records of Parishes of Acadia, Allen Beauregard, Cameron, Calcasieu, Evangeline, Iberia, Jefferson Davis, Lafayette, St Landry, St Martin, St Mary and Vermillion.


Last updated:  6 February 2019.