Joachin 'Jackin' Joseph Pitre

1889 Lafourche, Louisiana – 1960 New Orleans, LA



Continuation of tree (6th child of Joseph Aiser Pitre/Marie Celanie Adam); all known surname descendants:

               8          Joachin 'Jackin' Joseph Pitre  b: 19 October 1889  Lafourche, LA; d: 29 November 1960  New Orleans, LA

                                   +Henriette Marguerite Esponge  b: 31 January 1894  Chenier, Cameron, LA; m: 26 October 1912  Larose, Lafourche, LA [Aurestile Thomas/Palmyre Leontine Theriot]; d: 30 October 1968  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                          9               Andrew Joseph Pitre  b: 5 October 1913  Lafourche, LA; d: 16 December 1985  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                              +Bertha Raymond  b: 17 January 1912  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1936 [Joseph/Philomene C. ---]; d: 10 June 2008  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                          9               Jackin E. Henry Pitre  b: 28 February 1915  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA; d: 9 February 1999  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA

                                             +Mercedes Rousse  b: 19 October 1920  Galliano, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1942 [Louis Etienne/Claudia Chouest]; d: 30 September 2005  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA

                          9               Percy Frederic Pitre  b: 8 June 1916  Lafourche, LA; d: 21 December 1971  New Orleans, LA

                                              +Noelie Boudreaux  b: Abt. 1921  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1944 [Lovincy/Ida Bourgeois]; d: 23 December 2009  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                          9               Walter Joseph Pitre  b: 10 February 1918  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA; d: 17 May 1987  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                              +Irene Matherne  b: 25 March 1928  Bourg, Terrebonne, LA; m: Abt. 1944 [Lawrence Jean/Allie Dupre]; d: 15 March 2011  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                          9                Velma Jane Pitre  b: 17 May 1927  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA; d: 30 December 2007  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                                              +Spergan Joseph Broussard  b: 24 January 1924  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1949 [Bernard Leon/Corine Marie Collins]; d: 11 August 1992  Galliano, Lafourche, LA



Notes for Joachin 'Jackin' Joseph Pitre:


- 1900 Jefferson, Louisiana:  Jos. Pitre 11 (Aug 1888) living with his sister & brother-in-law Etienne Jambon 34 & Louisiana 30.


- 1910


- 1920 Lafourche, LA:  Jockon Pitre 33 working out, wife Aunrise 23, Andre 6, Jockson 5, Perre 4, Walter 1.


- 1930 Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA:  Jackine Pitre 44, wife Henriette 36, Andrew 16, Jackine Jr. 15, Percy 14, Walter 11, Velna 2 years 11 months.


- 1940 Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA: Joachim Pitre 59 fisherman/shrimp boat, wife Henrietta 56, Joachin 25 fisherman/shrimp boat, Percy 23 clerk/fruit stand, Walter 20 laborer/shrimp camp, Velma 12, son Andrew 26 fisherman/shrimp boat, wife Bertha 28, Emma 2.

- 1950 Lafourche, LA:  Percy F. Pitre 33 truck driver/shrimp industry, wife Noelie 29, Kermit 3, Shelia (2 Dec 1949), parents Joacin Pitre 61, wife Henrietta 57.

WWI registration record:  Jackin Pitre; Lafourche, LA; born 19 Oct 1889 (Lafourche); wife & 3 children; medium height, medium build; dark eyes & black hair.


Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 30 November 1960:  In New Orleans, La., on Tuesday, November 29, 1960 at 1:05 o'clock a.m., Jackin Pitre, beloved husband of Henrietta Esponge, father of Andrew, Jackin, Percy and Walter Pitre and Mrs. Spergen Broussard, also survived by 21 grandchildren and one great-grandchild; aged 72 years, a native and resident of Galiano, La.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral which will take place from the Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Galiano, La. on Thursday, December 1, 1960 at 8:15 o'clock a.m.  Religious services at the St. Joseph Catholic church, Galiano, La.  Interment in St. Joseph Catholic cemetery.  Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Galiano, La. in charge.


Notes for Henriette Marguerite Esponge:

Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 31 October 1968:  On Wednesday, October 30, 1968, at 1 o'clock a.m., Henrietta Esponge, wife of the late Jackin Pitre; mother of Andrew, Jackin Jr., Percy, and Walter Pitre, and Mrs. Velma Broussard; sister of Thomas Esponge, Jr., also survived by 12 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.  Age 74 years, a native of Chenier, Louisiana and a resident of Cut Off, Louisiana.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from Falgout Funeral Home, Galiano, Louisiana, on Saturday, November 2, 1968 at 9:30 o'clock a.m.  Religious services at St. Joseph Catholic church, Galiano, Louisiana, 10 o'clock a.m.  Interment St. Joseph cemetery.


Obituaries for the children:

Andrew Joseph Pitre:  Tombstone Inscriptions, Sacred Heart Cemetery, Cut Off, LA:  Andrew J. Pitre Sr. / born Oct. 5, 1913 - died Dec. 16, 1985 / Bertha R. Pitre / born Jan. 17 - died June 10, 2008


Jackin E. Henry Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA), February 1999:  A religious service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Golden Meadow United Methodist Church in Golden Meadow for Jackin E. Pitre Jr., 83, a native and resident of Golden Meadow, who died at 8:40 a.m. Feb. 9, 1999.  Visitation will be 5 to 10 p.m. today and 8 to 10:30 a.m. at Samart Funeral Home in Cut Off.  Burial will be at Cheramie Cemetery in Galliano.  He was the husband of Mercedes Rousse Pitre; father of Neal Pitre; and brother of Velma Broussard.  He is also survived by five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Jackin Sr. and Henrietta Esponge Pitre; and brothers, Andrew, Walter and Percy Pitre.  He was a master mason and member of Etoile Polaire No. 1 F. ampersand and a member of Lafourche Lodge No. 427.  Samart Funeral Home of Cut Off is in charge of arrangements.


Percy Frederic Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, St. Joseph Cemetery, Galliano, LA:  Percy F. Pitre / Pvt 449 AAA AW BN CAC / World War II / June 8 1916 - Dec 21 1971


Walter Joseph Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA), May 1987:  Funeral services were scheduled at 1 p.m. today at Maria Immaculata Catholic Church in Houma for Walter Joseph "Papa" Pitre, 68, a native of Golden Meadow and resident of Houma, who died Sunday (17th) morning.  Interment was in St. Francis Cemetery No. 2.  He was the husband of Irene Matherne Pitre; father of Mrs. Sally Crochet and Mrs. Veronica Meeks; foster-father of Morris Pitre, Carmen and Gina Pullman; and brother of Mrs. Velma Broussard and Jackin Pitre Jr.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Jackin Joseph and Henrietta Esponge Pitre; and brothers, Andrew and Percy Pitre.


Velma Jane Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA), 2 January 2008:  Velma Pitre Broussard, age 80, a native of Golden Meadow and resident of Galliano, died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2007, surrounded by family.  Visitation Thursday and to funeral time Friday at Christian Fellowship Church in Larose; funeral service Friday at the church, with burial in Cheramie Cemetery.  Survived by four sons, Spergan Broussard Jr. of Galliano, Ron Broussard and fianceé, Sandy Cantu, of Galliano, Rod Broussard of New Orleans and Ralph Silva Broussard and wife, Connie, of Sebastopol, Calif.; one daughter, Cindy Melancon and husband, Rick, formerly of Houma, now living in Katy, Texas; two stepchildren, Melinda Ballew and husband, Jack, of Dayton, Tenn., and Joey Broussard and wife, Sheila, of Pooler, Ga.; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; and six step-great-grandchildren.  Preceded in death by her husband, Spergan Broussard Sr.; her parents, Jackin and Henriette Esponge Pitre; one infant son, Ray; and four brothers, Walter, Andrew, Jack and Percy F. Pitre.  Member of Christian Fellowship Church in Larose.  Samart-Mothe Funeral Home.

Tombstone Inscriptions, Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano, LA:  Spergan J. Broussard Sr. / 1-24-24 -- 8-11-1992 / Velma P. Broussard / 5-17-1927 -- 12-30-2007



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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)

- 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:  10 August 2022.