Joseph Justilien Pitre

1843 Lafourche, Louisiana after 1910 Lafourche, LA



Continuation of tree (6th child of Hypolite Paul Pitre/Marie Virginie Clouatre); all known surname descendants:

              7     Joseph Justilien Pitre  b: 11 June 1843  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: Aft. 1910  Lafourche, LA             

                               +Marie Emelie 'Marguerite' Hebert  b: 8 October 1843  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; m: 25 January 1869  St. Francis de Sales, Houma, Terrebonne, LA (courthouse) [Augustin Justin/Azelie Marie Bergeron]; d: Bef. 1900

                         8          Telesphore Pitre  b: Abt. 1863  Lafourche, LA; d: Aft. 1880 

                         8          Rosa Justilia Pitre  b: 29 November 1869  Houma, Terrebonne, LA 

                                        +Louis L. Polk  b: Abt. 1868; m: 28 August 1893  Chacahoula, Terrebonne, LA

                         8          Marie Laura Pitre  b: 14 February 1871  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 7 October 1949  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                        +Francois Augustin Lecompte  b: 4 July 1867  Grand Caillou, Terrebonne, LA; m: 16 December 1889  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA [Michel/Uranie Fanguy]; d: 26 April 1956  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                         8          William Shelton Pitre  b: 12 August 1872  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: Aft. 1940 

                                         +Octavie Pontiff  b: Abt. 1873; m: 12 January 1895  Terrebonne,  LA; d: 7 February 1899  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                       *2nd Wife of William Shelton Pitre:                                                       

                                         +Marguerite Leboeuf  b: 20 September 1883  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; m: Abt. 1902  Houma, Terrebonne, LA [Ulgere Clerville/Elmire Guidry]; d: 20 November 1933  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                       *3rd Wife of William Shelton Pitre:

                                         +Julia Hampton  b: 22 November 1894; m: Abt. 1929; d: 17 April 1978  Bourg, Terrebonne, LA

                         8          Harris Pitre  b: October 1875  Terrebonne, LA; d: 7 August 1951  Harahan, Jefferson, LA

                                        +Elizabeth Madeleine Pontiff  b: 24 February 1874  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; m: 23 July 1895  Terrebonne, LA [Valery/Celina Robichaux]; d: Bet. 1910-1920

                         8          Mary Alice Pitre  b: 7 December 1878  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: Aft. 1900



Notes for Joseph Justilien Pitre:


- 1870 Thibodaux, Lafourche, Louisiana:  Augustin Hebert 70 farmer [$500 real estate, $300 personal], Alice 48 keeping house, Armena 11 at home, Lucas 10 at home, Etien 5; Silva Pete 24 works on road, Mary 22 keeping house.

- 1880 Terrebonne, Louisiana:  Justilien Pitre 40 (laborer), wife Margaret 30, Telesphor 17, Rosa 11, Laura 8, William 7, Harry 5, Vidie 2.

- 1900 Lafourche, LA:  Widower Justilian Pete 54 (farm laborer), living with Mitchell Geotrea 26 & wife Seraphine 21.  Daughter Alice Pitre 18, living with her sister Laura 27 & husband Franx Lecomte 27.

- 1910 Lafourche, LA:  Widower Justilian Pitre 70 (farm laborer), living with son Harris Pitre 31 (farm laborer), wife Madeline 30 & their children.


Obituaries for the children:

Harris Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Wednesday, 8 August 1951 - Of 317 West avenue, Harahan, Louisiana, on Tuesday, August 7, 1951, at 2 o'clock a.m., Harris Pitre, husband of the late Madeline Pontiff, father of Adam and Valery Pitre, Mrs. Annie Muscarrello and Mrs. Eva Falgout; also survived by 8 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren; age 76 years; a native of Terrebonne parish, Louisiana.  Relatives and friends of the family, also employees of the Rheem Manufacturing Company, Oronite Chemical Company, Jackson Brewing Company and the Times-Picayune Truck Drivers, are invited to attend the funeral, which will take place from the Albert E. Briede and Son Funeral Home, Inc., 1160 Camp street, on Wednesday, August 8, 1951, at 9 o'clock a.m., followed by services at St. Rita's Catholic church, Harahan, La.  Interment in Garden of Memories.



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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.


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