James Joseph Pitre

1873 Grand Isle, Louisiana 1954 Cut Off, Louisiana

 

 

Continuation of tree (2nd child of Joseph Aiser Pitre/Marie Celanie Adam); all known surname descendants:

               8     James Joseph Pitre  b: 11 January 1873  Grand Isle, Jefferson, LA; d: 14 October 1954  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                               +Marie Arthelise Guillebaux  b: March 1878; m: 18 April 1896  Lafourche, LA; d: 2 August 1955  Terrebonne, LA

                          9        Henri Joachim Pitre  b: 15 July 1897  Larose, Lafourche, LA; d: 1 June 1972  Raceland, Lafourche, LA

                                       +Venetia Marie Pitre  b: 15 September 1903  Larose, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1921 [Adrien/Eliza Rosalie Lorraine]; d: 10 February 1954  New Orleans, LA

                                    *2nd Wife of Henri Joachim Pitre:

                                       +Marie Fournier  b: 5 January 1916  Raceland, Lafourche, LA; m: 1 September 1956  Lafourche, LA [Etienne/Cecile Lodridge]; d: 3 January 2005  Raceland, Lafourche, LA

                          9        William Frank 'Yum' Pitre  b: 1 January 1908  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA; d: 16 June 1970  Raceland, Lafourche, LA

                                       +Bessie Falgout  b: 6 March 1913  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1929 [Charles/Augusta Breaux]; d: 14 November 2010  Raceland, Lafourche, LA

                          9        Joseph Pitre  b: Abt. 1907  Lafourche, LA; d: Bef. 1920

                          9        Joseph Anthony Pitre  b: 16 December 1914  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA; d: 21 March 1991  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                       +Bella Arcement  b: 31 December 1919  Raceland, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1939  [Furcy/Sarah Champagne]; d: 30 October 2004  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

 

 

Notes for James Joseph Pitre:

Census

- 1900 Lafourche, Louisiana:  Jimmie Peet 24 (fisherman), wife of 2 years Artilise 20, Jocsain 1.

- 1910 Lafourche, LA:  James Peter 36 (carpenter), wife of 14 years Marie 34, Henry 13, William 6, Joseph 3.

- 1920 Lafourche, LA:  James Pitre 46 (carpenter), wife Marie 43, Henry 22, William 12, Joseph 5.

- 1930 Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA:  James Pitre 60, wife Marie 51, Joseph 15.

 

- 1940 Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA:  James Pitre 68 carpenter/building houses [$1000 house value], wife Arthemise 61, son Joseph 25 clerk/grocery store, wife Bella 20. 

 

- 1950 Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA:  James J. Pitre 76, wife Marie G. 73, Joseph J. 35, wife Bella A. 30, Delores A. 9, Phyllis M. 2.

 

WWI registration records:  James Pitre; Jefferson, LA; born 11 Jan 1875; Artiles Pitre; medium height, medium build; grey eyes & brown hair.

 

Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 17 October 1954 - At his residence, Cut Off, La., on Thursday, October 14, 1954, at 12 noon, James Pitre, beloved husband of Artiles Guilbeau, father of Henry J., William F., and Joseph T. Pitre, brother of Joachin Pitre; also survived by four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; aged 81 years.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral which will take place from the Falgout Funeral Home, Inc., Galiano, La., Saturday, October 16, 1954, at 9 o'clock a.m.  Religious services at St. Joseph's Catholic church, Galiano, La.  Interment in Holy Savior Catholic cemetery, Lockport, La.  Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Galiano, La., in charge.

 

Tombstone Inscriptions, Holy Savior Church Cemetery, Lockport, LA:  Venicia M. Pitre / Sept. 14, 1903 - Feb. 10, 1954 / James J. Pitre / 1874 - Oct. 14, 1954 / Artilise Guilbeau Pitre / 1876 - Aug. 2, 1955 / Henry J. Pitre / July 15, 1898 - June 1, 1972

 

Notes for Marie Arthelise Guillebaux:

Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 4 August 1955:  At the Terrebonne General hospital, Houma, La., on Tuesday, August 2, 1955, at 10:30 o'clock p.m., Artiles Marie Guilbeau, beloved wife of the late James Pitre, mother of Henry Pitre of Houma, La., William S. Pitre of Larose, La., and Joseph T. Pitre of Galiano, La.; also survived by 4 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren, age 77 years, a resident of Larose, 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, August 4, 1955, at 3 o'clock p.m., religious services at the Holy Saviour Catholic church, Lockport, La.  Interment in Holy Saviour cemetery.  Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Galiano, La., in charge.

 

WWI registration records (sons):

Henri Joachim Pitre:  Henry J. Pitre; Jefferson, LA; born 15 Jul 1897 (Bayou Lafourche); Artiles Pitre (mother); medium height, slender build; brown eyes & brown hair.

 

Obituaries for the children:

Henri Joachim Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 2 June 1972:  Henry J. Pitre, at Raceland, Louisiana, on Thursday, June 1, 1972, at 12:20 o'clock p.m.; beloved husband of Marie Fournier Pitre, father of D.J. and Benton Pitre and Mrs. Anita LeBoeuf; brother of Joe Pitre of Galliano, Louisiana, and the late William F. Pitre; grandfather of the late Alvin LeBoeuf; also survived by 8 grandchildren; age 74 years; a native of Leeville, Louisiana, and a native of Raceland, Louisiana.  Relatives and friends of the family, also officers and members of the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office Department and LaTerre Co.,, Inc., are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from The Falgout Funeral Homes Inc., Raceland, Louisiana, on Friday, June 2, 1972, at 1:15 o'clock p.m.; religious services at the First Baptist Church, Raceland, Louisiana, at 1:30 o'clock p.m.  Interment Holy Savior Cemetery, Lockport, Louisiana.  Owner of Pitre Deluxe Fence Co.  Arrangements by Falgout.

Tombstone Inscriptions, Holy Savior Church Cemetery, Lockport, LA:  Venicia M. Pitre / Sept. 14, 1903 - Feb. 10, 1954 / James J. Pitre / 1874 - Oct. 14, 1954 / Artilise Guilbeau Pitre / 1876 - Aug. 2, 1955 / Henry J. Pitre / July 15, 1898 - June 1, 1972

 

William Frank Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 17 June 1970:  William Frank Pitre at Raceland, La., on Tuesday, June 16, 1970 at 1:15 o'clock a.m.  Beloved husband of Bessie Falgout; brother of Henry Pitre of Raceland, La., and Joseph Pitre of Galliano, La.; son of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Pitre.  Age 62 years, a native of Golden Meadow, La., and a resident of Raceland, La.  Relatives and friends of the family, also officers, employees of Inez Sako Nursing Homes Inc., of Raceland and Houma, La., are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Raceland, La., on Wednesday, June 17, 1970, at 9:30 o'clock a.m.  Religious services at St. Hillary Catholic Church at Mathews, La., at 10:00 a.m.  Interment Holy Savior Catholic Cemetery, Lockport, La.  Falgout Funeral Homes Inc., Raceland, La., in charge.

 

Joseph Anthony Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA), March 1991:  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1 p.m. Friday for Joseph "T-Joe" Tony Pitre, 76, a native of Golden Meadow and former resident of Galliano and resident of Houma who died at 12:59 a.m. Thursday (21st).  Visitation will be from 5 to 10 p.m. and from 8 a.m. until funeral time Friday at Falgout Funeral Home in Houma.  The Rosary will be recited today at 7 p.m. at the funeral home.  Interment is in Holy Savior Cemetery.  He was the husband of Bella Arcement Pitre and father of Dolores Pitre Cheramie and Phyllis Pitre Cullo of Houston.  He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Arthelise Guilbeaux Pitre; and two brothers, Henry Pitre and William "Yum" Pitre.  He is also survived by four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.  He was a parishioner of Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Houma.  Falgout Funeral Homes, Houma, is in charge of arrangements.

Tombstone Inscription, Holy Savior Cemetery, Lockport, LA:  Joseph T. Pitre / born Dec. 16, 1914 / died Mar. 20, 1991 / Bella Arcement Pitre / born Dec. 31, 1919 / died Oct. 30, 2004 / Claude J. Cheramie / Jan. 10, 1938 - Dec. 29, 2008 / Dolores P. Cheramie / Sept. 05, 1940 - May 05, 2012


 

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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:  10 August 2022.