Jean Leo 'Paul' Pitre

1898 Larose, Louisiana 1939 New Orleans, LA

 

 

Continuation of tree (3rd child of Didier Leon 'David' Pitre/Marie Julia Pitre); all known surname descendants:

                9           Jean Leo 'Paul' Pitre  b: 8 February 1898  Larose, Lafourche, LA; d: 19 July 1939  New Orleans, LA

                                   + Marguerite Antoinette Schouest  b: 1 November 1901  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; m: 1 June 1918  Larose, Lafourche, LA [Robert Adolph Chouest/Marie Guidry]; d: 11 June 1990  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                           10         Marie Pitre  b: 18 April 1919  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; d: 2 March 2011  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                                 + Ordonelle Joseph Danos  b: 1 January 1916  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1939 [Jules Guillaume/Mesida Marie Terrebonne]; d: 29 August 1987  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                           10         Morrison Robert Pitre  b: 28 January 1922  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; d: 4 April 2004  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                                + Clothilde Marie Danos  b: 24 October 1923  Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1944 [Willis Albert/Elvire Marie Autin]; d: 28 November 2000  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

 

 

 

Notes for Jean Leo 'Paul' Pitre:

Census

- 1920 Lafourche, Louisiana:  Coston Pitre 36 (general farmer), wife Amy 33, Fena 13, Aline 11, Orlien 2, orphan Callins Lefort 14; Leio Pitre 21 (working out), wife Antoinate 18, Marie 7 months.

 

- 1930 Lafourche, LA:  Lero Pitre 29, wife Antoinette 28, Marie 11, Morrison 8.

- 1940 Cut Off, Lafourche, LA:  Widow Antoinette Pitre 38, manager/own grocery store [$200 house value], Morrison 18 helper/grocery store, son-in-law Odonell Pitre [sic Danos] 24 manager/bar room, wife Marie 21.

WWI registration records:  Leo Pitre; Lafourche, LA; born 8 Feb 1897; Antoinette Chouest (wife); tall height, slender build; grey eyes & blonde hair.

 

ObituaryTimes Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 21 July 1939:  In New Orleans, La., on Wednesday, July 19, 1939, at 9 o'clock p.m., Leo Pitre, beloved husband of Altonette Schouest, father of Marie and Morrison Pitre, aged 41 years.  Funeral took place Thursday, July 20, 1939, at 4 o'clock p.m., from the late residence, Cut Off, La.  Services at the Cut Off Catholic church, Cut Off, La.  Interment in the Cut Off Catholic cemetery.  Falgout Funeral Home, Raceland, La. in charge.

 

Tombstone Inscription, Sacred Heart Cemetery, Cut Off:  Leo Pitre / born Feb. 8, 1898 / died July 19, 1939 / age 41  //  Antoinette S.P. Williams / born: Nov. 1, 1901 / died: June 11, 1990

 

Notes for Marguerite Antoinette Schouest:

Obituary:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA):  Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. today at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Cut Off for Antoinette S.P. Williams, 88, a native and resident of Cut Off, who died Monday at 9:55 a.m.  Visitation is at Sacred Heart Catholic Church today from 1 p.m. until funeral time.  Interment is in the church cemetery.  She was the mother of Morrison Pitre and Marie Danos and sister of Lorida Lafont.  She is also survived by five grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and two great great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her first husband, Leo Pitre and second husband, Joseph Williams; parents, Robert and Marie Guidry Schouest and sisters, Alexia Cheramie, Lonia St. Pierre, Katie Lombas and Mrs. Andre Curole.  Falgout Funeral Home, Galliano, is in charge of arrangements.
 

Obituaries for the children:

Marie Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA), Friday, 4 March 2011:  Marie Pitre Danos, a native and resident of Cut Off, died Wednesday, March 2, 2011.  Visitation was from 10 a.m. to funeral time today at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.  Mass was held at noon today at the church, with burial in the church cemetery.  She is survived by three daughters, Helen Dufrene and husband, Leroy, Laurie Rodrigue and husband, Ronald, and Monica Vizier; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, O'Donelle Danos; her parents, Leo and Antoinette C. Pitre; and one brother, Morrison Pitre.  Falgout Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Tombstone Inscription, Sacred Heart Cemetery, Cut Off:  O'Donelle Danos / Jan. 1, 1916 - Aug. 29, 1987 / Marie P. Danos / Apr. 18, 1919 - Mar. 2, 2011

 

Morrison Robert Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA):  Morrison "Son" Pitre, 82, a native and resident of Cut Off, died April 4, 2004.  Visitation will be from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Cut Off.  A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church, with burial in the church cemetery.  He is survived by his son, Leo Robert Pitre; daughter, Carolyn Pitre Angelette; sister, Mary Danos; 7 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Clothilda Pitre; and parents, Leo and Antoinette Schouest Pitre.  He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II in the Pacific Theater.  He was a member of V.F.W., State Pelican Club, Bayou Club of New Orleans and was a head of the Cut Off volunteer Fire Department for many years.

Tombstone Inscription, Sacred Heart Cemetery, Cut Off, LA:  Clothilde Danos Pitre / 'Clo' / Oct. 24, 1923 - Nov. 28, 2000 / Morrison R. Pitre / S1 US Navy / World War II / Jan. 28, 1922 - Apr. 4, 2004


 

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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:  17 August 2022.