Jean Eugene Pitre

1863 Lockport, LA 1906 Lafourche, LA

 

 

Continuation of tree (3rd child of Martial Adam Pitre/Rosalie Duet); all known surname descendants:

               8           Jean Eugene Pitre  b: 22 May 1863  Lockport, Lafourche, LA; d: April 1906  Lafourche, LA (yellow fever)

                                 + Marie Ernestine Emma Gisclair  b: 12 February 1865  Lockport, Lafourche, LA; m: 28 June 1884  Larose, Lafourche, LA [Theophile/Marcellite Melanie Pitre]; d: 3 June 1950  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                          9           Louisa Pitre  b: 12 August 1886  Larose, Lafourche, LA; d: Aft. 1900

                          9           Laetitia Pitre  b: 27 July 1889  Larose, Lafourche, LA; d: 9 March 1949  New Orleans, LA

                                          + Anatole Cheramie  b: 3 June 1889  Lafourche, LA; m: 14 September 1907  Larose, Lafourche, LA [Ovide Joseph/Palmire St. Pierre]; d: 17 March 1952  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                          9           Elphege Pitre  b: 9 January 1892  Galliano, Lafourche, LA; d: 23 May 1967  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                                          + Cecile Argentine Bychurch  b: 5 January 1898  Lafourche, LA; m: 14 October 1912  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA [John/Dulcina Cecile Cantrelle]; d: 9 April 1959  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                          9           Melanie Pitre  b: 6 December 1893  Larose, Lafourche, LA; d: 5 May 1969  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                          + Elie Louis Pitre  b: 18 December 1895  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; m: 1 February 1913  Lafourche, LA [Alexis Joseph/Adelaide Cantrelle]; d: 29 January 1965  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                          9           Elie D. Pitre  b: 12 August 1895  Galliano, Lafourche, LA; d: 1 September 1971  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                                          +Areta 'Rita' Lafont  b: 26 June 1910  Galliano, Lafourche, LA; m: 26 November 1932  Lafourche, LA [Ernest Zenon/Ophelia Pitre]; d: 13 June 1980  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                          9           Elfere Joseph Pitre  b: 1 December 1898  Larose, Lafourche, LA; d: 7 March 1966  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                          +Romella Lafont  b: 24 January 1904  Larose, Lafourche, LA; m: 19 June 1920  Lafourche, LA [Ernest Zenon/Ophelia Pitre]; d: 18 February 1969  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                          9           Dasy Marie Pitre  b: 20 February 1900  Lafourche, LA; d: 15 December 1921  New Orleans, LA

                          9           Sophie Marie Pitre  b: 27 March 1903  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; d: 12 January 1985  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                          + Henry Auguste Pitre  b: 11 April 1901  Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1922  Lafourche, LA [Henry Auguste/Eugenie Cretini]; d: 24 August 1948  Marrero, Jefferson, LA             

                          9           Lazie Marie Pitre  b: 31 May 1905  Galliano, Lafourche, LA; d: 7 April 1992  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                                          + Louis Martin Pitre  b: 30 January 1904  Larose, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1924 [Henry Auguste/Eugenie Cretini]; d: 25 September 1925  New Orleans, LA

                                         *2nd Husband of Lazie Marie Pitre:

                                          + Joseph Anthony Cheramie  b: 23 February 1903  Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1931  Lafourche, LA [Joseph Anthony/-----]; d: 16 April 1955  Grand Isle, Jefferson, LA                       

 

 

Notes for Jean Eugene Pitre:

Census

- 1900 Lafourche, Louisiana:  Eugene Peet 35 (day laborer), wife of 15 years Emma 30, Louisa 13, Felicia 11, Ernestine 9, Marie 6, Elfege 4, John 2.

- 1910 Lafourche, LA:  Widow Mrs. Emma Peter 35, Elphige 19 (farmer), Melanie 15, Elie 12, Elfphere 10, Sophie 6, Lizzie 4.

- 1920 Lafourche, LA:  Widow Ema Pitre 52, Elie 22, Elpher 20, Dazie 18, Sophie 16, Lazie 14.

- 1930 Lafourche, LA:  Widow Amma Pitre 60, Elie 34 (odd job laborer), widow Lozie 24, grandson Edmond L. 4 years 4 months.

 

- 1940

 

- 1950 Lafourche, LA:  Widow Mrs. Henry Pitre Jr. 48, Louis J. 17, Wilkie J. 9, widowed mother Eyma M. 85.

 

Tomb of Jean Eugene Pitre:  The tomb of Jean Eugene Pitre is located across from 115 East 97th Street in Cut Off.  He was born May 22, 1863 and died of yellow fever in April of 1906.  His wife was Ernestine Marie Gisclair.  The tomb is enclosed with an iron fence.

 

Notes for Marie Ernestine Emma Gisclair:

Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 5 June 1950 - At Thibodaux, La., on Saturday, June 3, 1950, at 5 o'clock p.m. Ernesteine Gisclair, beloved wife of the late Eugene Pitre, mother of Elphege, Elie and Elfer Pitre, Mrs. Elie D. Pitre, Mrs. Joseph Cheramie and Mrs. Henry Pitre; also survived by 36 grandchildren and 46 great-grandchildren; aged 85 years, a native of Lafourche parish, Louisiana.  Relatives and friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, which will take place from the late residence at Galiano, La., on Monday, June 5, 1950, at 3:30 o'clock p.m..  Religious services at St. Joseph Catholic church, Galiano, La.  Interment in Cheramie cemetery, Galiano, La.  Chauvin & Thibodeaux funeral home, Thibodaux, La., in charge.

 

WWI registration records (sons):

Elphege Pitre:  Elphege Pitre; Lafourche, LA; born 10 Feb 1892 (Cut Off); wife & 3 children; medium height, slender build, gray eyes & light hair.

Elie Pitre:  Elie Pitre; Lafourche, LA; born 15 Jan 1897 (Cut Off); Mrs. Eugene Pitre; medium height, slender build; blue eyes & light hair.

Elfere Joseph Pitre:  Elfer Pitre; Lafourche, LA; born 25 Aug 1899; Emma G. Pitre; medium height, medium build; blue eyes & light hair.
 

Obituaries for the children:

Laetitia Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Thursday, 10 March 1949:  Cheramie - At New Orleans, La., on Wednesday, March 9, 1949, at 7:30 a.m., Atticia Pitre; beloved wife of Anatole Cheramie; mother of Mrs. Ernest Griffin Jr., Mrs. Frank Vegas, Roosevelt and Manny Cheramie, all of Cut Off, La., Mrs. Earl Angella, Mrs. Eddie Martin and Mrs. Levy Collins Jr., all of Golden Meadow, La.; sister of Elphege, Elfer and Elie Pitre Jr., Mrs. Henry Pitre, Mrs. Joseph Cheramie, Mrs. Elie Pitre; also survived by 14 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.  Aged 59 years, a native of Lagourche parish, and a resident of Cut Off, La.  Relatives and friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral,  which will take place from the late residence at Cut Off, La., on Friday, March 11, 1949, at 9 a.m.  Religious services at St. Joseph's Catholic church.  Interment in Cheramie cemetery, Galiano, La.  Chauvin and Thibodeaux Funeral Home, Thibodaux, La., in charge.

Tombstone Inscription, Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano:  Anatole Cheramie / born June 3, 1889 - died Mar. 17, 1952

 

Elphege Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 25 May 1967:  At his residence, Galliano, La., on Tuesday, May 23, 1967. at 5:30 o'clock p.m., Elphege Pitre, beloved husband of the late Argentine Bychurch, father of Volcar, Francis, Eusebe and Robert Pitre, Mrs. Anderson B. Griffin, Mrs. Percy Cantrelle, Mrs. Jefferson Pitre and Mrs. Vincent Saia, survived by 30 grandchildren and 40 great-grandchildren, age 75 years, a native and a resident of Galliano, La.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Galliano, La., on Thursday, May 25, 1967, at 9:30 o'clock a.m.  Religious services at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Galliano, La., at 10 a.m.  Interment in Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano, La.  Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Galliano, La., in charge.

Tombstone Inscription, Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano:  Mrs. Elphege Pitre / born Jan. 5, 1898 - died April 9, 1959 / Elphege Pitre / born Jan. 9, 1892 - died May 23, 1967

 

Melanie Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 6 May 1969:  Melanie Pitre, on Monday, May 5, 1969, at 8:45 o'clock a.m., wife of the late Elie Pitre; mother of Eugene, Numa, Alexie, Huey, and Miss Elmire Pitre, Mrs. Antoine Punch, and Mrs. Elvin Duet; sister of Elie D. Pitre, Mrs. Henry Pitre and Mrs. Joseph Cheramie; also survived by 9 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren; age 75 years, a native and a resident of Cut Off, La.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral. Services from Falgout Funeral Homes in Galiano, La., on Wednesday, May 7, 1969 at 8:35 o'clock a.m., religious services at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Galiano, La., at 9 o'clock a.m.  Interment Cheramie Cemetery.  Thibodaux Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Tombstone Inscriptions, Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano:  Elie Louis / 1896 - 1965 / Melanie Pitre / born Dec. 6, 1893 / died May 5, 1969

 

Elie D. Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 2 September 1971:  Elie D. Pitre of Galliano, La., on Wednesday, September 1, 1971, at 3:25 o'clock p.m.; beloved husband of Rita Lafont Pitre; father of Mrs. Marilyn Sumrall, Mrs. Daisy Griffin and Mrs. Lola Brown; brother of Mrs. Joseph Cheramie, Mrs. Sophie Pitre, Elfer and Elphege Pitre, Mrs. Elie Pitre, Miss Daisy Pitre, Mrs. Ticia Cheramie and Mrs. Louisa Hebert; survived by eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; age 76 years; a native and a resident of Galliano, La.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from Falgout Funeral Home Inc., Galliano, La., on Friday, September 3, 1971, at 8:30 o'clock a.m.  Religious services at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Galliano, La., at 9 a.m.  Interment in Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano, La.  Falgout Funeral Home Inc., Galliano, La. in charge.

 

Elfere Joseph Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 9 March 1966:  On Monday, March 7, 1966, at 11:30 o'clock p.m., Elfer Pitre, husband of Romelia Lafont, father of Mrs. Pershing Lefort, Mrs. Orleans Pitre, Eugene and Dudley Pitre, brother of Mrs. Elie Pitre, Mrs. Joseph Cheramie, Mrs. Henry Pitre, Elie and Elphege Pitre, also survived by 13 grandchildren.  Age 67 years.  A native and a resident of Cut Off, Louisiana.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from the Thibodaux Funeral Home, Cut Off, Louisiana, on Wednesday, March 9, 1966 at 11 o'clock a.m.  Religious services at the St. Joseph Catholic Church, Galiano, Louisiana, at 11:30 a.m.  Interment in Cheramie Cemetery, Galiano, Louisiana.  Arrangements by Thibodaux Funeral Home.

Tombstone Inscriptions:  Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano:  Mrs. Elfer Pitre / Jan. 24, 1904 - Feb. 18, 1969 / Elfer Pitre / Dec. 1, 1898 - Mar. 7, 1966

 

Sophie Marie Pitre:  Sophie Marie P. Pitre, 81, native and resident of Cut Off, died at 6:45 am Saturday Jan. 12, 1985.  Services at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Galliano; burial in Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano.  Survived by three sons, Paul "Pavie", Louis J. and Willie D. Pitre; one sister, Mrs. Joseph Cheramie; 6 grandchildren, and 6 great-grandchildren.  Preceded by husband, Henry Pitre; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Pitre; three brothers, Elphege, Elfer and Elie D. Pitre; three sisters, Melanie and Daisy Pitre and Aticia Cheramie.

 

Lazie Marie Pitre:  A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 3 p.m. today at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Galliano for Lazie Pitre Cheramie, 86, a native and resident of Galliano who died at 11 a.m. Tuesday (7 April 1992).  Visitation will continue until Funeral time at the church with Interment in Cheramie Cemetery in Galliano.  She was the mother of Jane, Gelpi, Joseph and Louis Cheramie, Rita Guidry and Delis Gulotta; step mother of Rose Cheramie.  She is also survived by 21 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Cheramie; and parents, Emma Gisclair and Eugene Pitre.  Falgout Funeral Home of Raceland is in charge of arrangements

Tombstone Inscriptions, Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano:  JOSEPH M. CHERAMIE / Joseph Cheramie / born Feb. 23, 1903 - died April 16, 1955 / Lazie Cheramie / born May 30, 1905 - died April 7, 1992

 

 


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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 2022.