John Lee Pitre

1876 Montegut, Louisiana 1965 Chauvin, Louisiana

 

 

Continuation of tree (2nd child of Elie Pitre/Mathilde Cornelia White); all known surname descendants:

                8     John Lee Pitre  b: 2 June 1876  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 4 August 1965  Chauvin, Terrebonne, LA

                               +Marie Frances Autin  b: 29 March 1879  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; m: 5 May 1896  Houma, Terrebonne, LA [Charles/Lucie Marie Vitto]; d: 4 December 1953  Chauvin, Terrebonne, LA

                          9        Marie Westilia 'Wisteria' Pitre  b: 3 January 1897  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 26 June 1984  Chauvin, Terrebonne, LA

                                       +James Eugene Carlos  b: 11 May 1889  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; m: 21 August 1915  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA [James/Marie Carrere]; d: 30 June 1959  Chauvin, Terrebonne, LA

                          9        Elie Joseph Pitre  b: 8 February 1898  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 24 June 1978  Delcambre, Iberia, LA

                                       +Leona Addie Leboeuf  b: 30 January 1900  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; m: 21 January 1921  Houma, Terrebonne, LA [Beattie Paul/Olympia Aimee Hebert]; d: 15 August 1934  Chauvin, Terrebonne, LA

                                    *2nd Wife of Elie Joseph Pitre:

                                       +Aggie Marie Dupre  b: 13 January 1911  Terrebonne, LA; m: 12 December 1937 [Joseph/Nozelia Leboeuf]; d: 21 August 1951  Lafayette, Lafayette, LA

                                    *3rd Wife of Elie Joseph Pitre:

                                       +Laurence Goutierrez (Broussard)  b: Abt. 1894; m: unknown; d: 8 September 1959  Erath, Vermillion, LA

                          9        Joseph Howard Pitre  b: 29 November 1899  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: Abt. 1928  Chauvin, Terrebonne, LA    

                                      +Valerie Babin  b: 23 November 1903  Chauvin, Terrebonne, LA; m: 2 January 1922  Houma, Terrebonne, LA [John Francis/Eva Guidry]; d: 20 August 1983  Chauvin, Terrebonne, LA  

                          9        America Pitre  b: 18 May 1902  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 27 January 1987  Chauvin, Terrebonne, LA

                                      +Ruffin Lecompte  b: 10 June 1897  Chauvin, Terrebonne, LA; m: 11 January 1919  Sacred Heart, Montegut, Terrebonne, LA [Nicholas/Elodie Chauvin]; d: 5 December 1975  Chauvin, Terrebonne, LA

                          9        Marie Emelie Pitre  b: 23 January 1904  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 12 September 1993  Chauvin, Terrebonne, LA

                                      +Charles Dennis Long  b: 25 December 1886  Louisiana; m: Abt. 1922; d: 22 December 1935  New Orleans, LA

                          9        Marie Anaise Pitre  b: 26 January 1906  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 9 April 1993  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                      +Charles Aaron Savoie  b: 13 July 1890  Lockport, Lafourche, LA; m: 6 April 1923  Houma, Terrebonne, LA [Beauregard Louis/Aglae Marie Roger]; d: 14 August 1970  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                          9        Rose Anna Pitre  b: 29 April 1908  Chauvin, Terrebonne, LA; d: 7 July 1998  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA

                                      +William Stanley Robichaux  b: 21 July 1902  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; m: 20 February 1930  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA [Paul Augustin/Azema Elizabeth Robichaux]; d: 9 February 1988  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA

                          9        Lorena Pitre  b: Abt. 1910  Chauvin, Terrebonne, LA; d: Bef. 1920

                          9        Eldora M. Pitre  b: 1 July 1912  Chauvin, Terrebonne, LA; d: 26 April 2004  San Antonio, Bexar, TX

                                       +Davidson Joseph Keefe  b: 28 January 1898; m: Aft. 1940; d: 23 December 1963  Chauvin, Terrebonne, LA

                          9        Frances Rosalie Pitre  b: 27 October 1914  Chauvin, Terrebonne, LA; d: 15 September 2001  Bourg, Terrebonne, LA

                                       +Norris Gilbert Leboeuf  b: 15 March 1912  Bourg, Terrebonne, LA; m: Abt. 1935  Chauvin, Terrebonne, LA [Oleus/Julie Hebert]; d: 30 April 2004  Bourg, Terrebonne, LA

                          9        John Henry Pitre  b: 3 March 1917  Chauvin, Terrebonne, LA; d: 9 March 1961  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                       +Aline Prosperie  b: 13 December 1918  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; m: Abt. 1938 [Michel/Maggie Lecompte]; d: 8 May 2001  Chauvin, Terrebonne, LA

                          9        Cornelia Pitre  b: 6 January 1920  Chauvin, Terrebonne, LA; d: 18 May 2010  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                       +Ernest Portier  b: 8 August 1916; m: Abt. 1939; d: 12 May 1985  Chauvin, Terrebonne, LA

                          9        Marguerite Pitre  b: 27 October 1923  Chauvin, Terrebonne, LA; d: 26 June 2009  Kenner, Jefferson, LA

                                       +Albert Joseph Pitre  b: 1 June 1925  New Orleans, LA; m: Abt. 1945 [Joseph Elcie/Ezar Engeran]; d: 10 November 1993  Lafayette, Lafayette, LA

                                     *2nd Husband of Marguerite Pitre:

                                       +Thomas 'Yank' Rome  b: 18 May 1922  Vacherie, St. James, LA; m: Bet. 1965-1984; d: 8 June 1997  Kenner, Jefferson, LA

 

 

Notes for John Lee Pitre:

Census

- 1900 Terrebonne, Louisiana:  John Pete 22 (oyster fisherman), wife of 5 years Francis 20, Esselia 5, Elie 3, Horward 6 months.
   
- 1910 Terrebonne, LA:  John Pitre 30 (oyster fisherman), wife of 13 years Francis 30, Westelia 13, Elie 11, Howard 9, America 7, Emily 4, Naise 3, Rosena 23 months.

- 1920 Terrebonne, LA:  John Pitre 46 (house carpenter), wife Francis 43, Elie 22 (house carpenter), Howard 20 (coast fisherman), Emily 16, Anaise 14, Rosema 12, Eldora 7, Francis 5, Johonny 2.

- 1930 Terrebonne, LA:  John Pete 55, wife Frances 54, Eldora M. 17, Frances K. 15, John A. 13, Carmelie G. 9, Margaret 6.

 

- 1940 Chauvin, Terrebonne, LA:  John Pitre 65 carpenter/boat builder [$300 house value], wife Frances 64, Eldore 26 laborer/shrimp factory, Marguerite 16.  [Little Caillou Road]

- 1950 Terrebonne, LA:  John H. Pitre Sr. 76, wife Frances M. 67.

Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Friday 6 August 1965:  At New Orleans, La., on Wednesday, August 4, 1965, at 8 o'clock a.m., John Pitre Sr., beloved husband of Frances Autin, father of Elie Pitre, Mrs. Jim Carlos, Mrs. Ruffin Lecompte, Mrs. Charles Savoie, Mrs. Davidson Kiff, Mrs. Stanley Robichaux, Mrs. Norris LeBoeuf, Mrs. Charles Long, Mrs. Ernest Potier, Mrs. Albert Pitre; survived by 33 grandchildren, 81 great-grandchildren, and 15 great-great-grandchildren, age 90 years, a native and a resident of Chauvin, La.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from Chauvin Funeral Home, Houma, La., on Thursday, August 5, 1965 at 11 o'clock a.m.  Religious services at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Chauvin, La.  Interment in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Chauvin, La.  Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Raceland, La., in charge.

 

Notes for Marie Frances Autin:

Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Saturday, 5 December 1953 - At the residence on Friday, December 4, 1953, at 12:45 a.m., Frances Autin, beloved wife of John Pitre, mother of Elie and John Pitre Jr., Mrs. Jim Carlos, Mrs. Ruffin LeCompte, Mrs. Stanley Robichaux, Mrs. Charles Long, Mrs. Ernest Portier, Mrs. Charlie Savoie, Mrs. Davidson Kiff, Mrs. Albert Pitre and Mrs. Norris LeBoeuf, also survived by 32 grandchildren and 35 great-grandchildren, age 74 years, a native of Chauvin, La. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral, which will take place from the late residence, Chauvin, La., on Saturday, December 5, 1953, at 9:30 o'clock a.m., religious services at St. Joseph's Catholic church, Chauvin, La. Interment in St. Joseph's Catholic cemetery. Falgout Funeral Homes Inc, Raceland, La., in charge.

 

WWI registration records (sons):

Elie Joseph Pitre:  Elie Joseph Pitre; Terrebonne, LA; born 8 Feb 1898; Francis Autin Pitre; short height, medium build; blue eyes & light brown hair.

Joseph Howard Pitre:  Joseph Howard Pitre; Terrebonne, LA; born 29 Nov 1899; John Pitre; short height, medium build; gray eyes & brown hair.


Obituaries for the children:

Marie Wisteria Pitre:  Houma Courier (LA), June 1984:  Wisteria Pitre Carlos, 87, native of Montegut, resident of Chauvin, died at 2:05 a.m. today, June 26, 1984.  Visitation at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Chauvin.  Services at 2 p.m. Wed. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Chauvin.  Burial in church cemetery.  She is survived by daughters, Mrs. Rosalie C. LeBouef of Houma and Mrs. Angelo Roberts (Jeanette) Babin of Chauvin; sisters, Mrs. America LeCompte, Mrs. Emily Long, Mrs. Cornelia Portier and Mrs. Eldora Kieff, all of Chavin, Mrs. Rosanna Robichaux, Mrs. Frances LeBeouf both of Montegut, Mrs. Naise Savoie of Houma and Mrs. Marguerite Rome of New Orleans; 8 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren and 19 great-great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by husband, James Eugene Carlos; parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Pitre; brothers, Howard, John and Elie Pite; 1 grandchild, 3 great-great-grandchildren.  Chauvin Funeral of Houma is handling arrangements.

Tombstone Inscription, St. Joseph Cemetery, Chauvin, LA:  Wisteria P. Carlos / Jan. 3, 1897 / June 26, 1984  //  James E. Carlos / May 11, 1889 / June 30, 1959
 

America Pitre:  Houma Courier (LA), January 1987:  Mrs. America Pitre LeCompte, 84, native of Montegut and a resident of Chauvin, died at 11:59 pm Tuesday (Jan. 27, 1987).  Visitation will be from 2 p.m. today until funeral time Thursday at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Chauvin.  A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  She is survived by five sons, Percy, Aubrey and Charles LeCompte of Chauvin, Chester LeCompte of Gray and Lester LeCompte of Houma; two daughters, Mrs. Easton (Helen) Soudelier of Houma and Mrs J. B. (Barbara) Breaux; seven sisters, Mrs Emily Long of Chauvin, Mrs Eldora Keefe of Little Caillou, Mrs. Marguerite Rome of Metairie, Mrs. Naise Saboie of Houma, Mrs Frances LeBeouf of Montegut, Mrs. Roseanna Robichaux of Montegut and Mrs. Cornelia Portier of Chauvin; 32 grandchildren; 56 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Ruffin LeCompte; her parents, John and Frances Autin Pitre; a son, Cyrus LeCompte; a daughter, Dorothy LeCompte; three brothers, Elie, Howard and John Pitre; two sisters, Wisteria Carlos and Lorina Pitre.  She was a parishioner of St. Joseph Catholic Church and a member of the Ladies Altar Society and Ladies Auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign War No. 9608.  Chauvin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Tombstone Inscription, St. Joseph Cemetery, Chauvin, LA:  Ruffin C. LeCompte / June 10, 1897 - Dec. 5, 1975 / America P. LeCompte / May 18, 1902 - January 27, 1987

Marie Emelie Pitre:  Houma Courier (LA), September 1993:  Emily Pitre Long, 89, native of Houma, resident of Chauvin, died Sun., Sept. 12, 1993.  Services at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Chauvin, burial in church cemetery.  She is survived by son, Harry Long of Brownsville, TX; daughters, Emeline Cunningham and Dorothy Long, both of Chauvin; sisters, Rosanna Robichaux and Francis LeBouef, both of Montegut, Eldora Kieff of Houma, Cornelia Portier of Chauvin and Margarette Rome of Kenner; 10 grandchildren; 12 great- grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren.  She was preceded by husband, Charles Dennis Long; parents, John Pitre Sr. and Francis Autin Pitre; son, Charles R. Long; brothers, Elie, Howard and Johnny Pitre; sisters, Lorena Pitre, Whisteria Carlos, America LeCompte and Anaise Savoie.

 

Marie Anaise Pitre:  Houma Courier, April 1993:  Anaise Pitre Savoie, 87, native of Terrebonne Parish and resident of Houma, died at 5:30 p.m. Friday, April 9, 1993.  Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. today and from 8 a.m. until funeral time Monday at Chauvin Funeral Home.  Mass will be at 10 a.m. at the funeral home with burial in St. Francis de Sales No. 2 Cemetery.  She is survived by one daughter, Mrs Wilmer (Elaine) Babin of Houma; six sisters, Mrs Jerome (Margerite) Rome of Kenner, Mrs Davidson (Eldora) Keefe of Houma, Mrs Harry (Emily) Long, Mrs Ernest (Carnelia) Portier of Chauvin, Mrs Stanley (Roseana) Robichaux and Mrs Norris "Boots" (Frances) LeBoeuf of Montegut; two grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles A. Savoie; her parents, John and Frances Autin Pitre, Sr.; three brothers, John, Elie and Howard Pitre; and two sisters, Mrs Jim (Westeria "Nan") Carlos and Mrs Ruffin (America) LeCompte.  She was a housewife and parishioner at St. Francis de Sales.

 

Rose Anna Pitre:  Houma Courier, 8 July 1998:  Rose Anna Pitre Robichaux, 90, a native of Chauvin and resident of Montegut, died at 10:56 p.m. Tuesday, July 7, 1998.  Visitation will be from 5 to 10 p.m. today and from 8 a.m. to funeral time Thursday, at the Montegut Fire Station.  Mass will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, with burial in the church cemetery.  She is survived by three sons, Druby J. Robichaux of Montegut, Robert P. Robichaux of Houma, and Wilbur W. Robichaux of Memphis, Tenn.; four sisters, Mrs. Davidson (Eldorah) Kieff of Montegut, Mrs. Norris (Frances) LeBoeuf of  Bourg, Mrs.  Ernest (Cornelia) Portier of Chauvin, and Mrs. Yank (Marguerite) Rome of Kenner; 12 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Stanley William Robichaux; her parents, John J. and Frances Autin Pitre Sr.; three brothers, Elie, John and Howard Pitre; and five sisters, Mrs.  James (Witeria) Carlos, Mrs. Harry (Emily) Long, Mrs.  Ruffin (America) Lecompte, Mrs.  Charles (Anaize) Savoie and Lorena Pitre.  She was a homemaker and a parishioner of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

 

Eldora Pitre:  Houma Courier, 29 April 2004:  Eldora Pitre Keefe, 91, a native of Chauvin and resident of San Antonio, died at 1 a.m. Monday, April 26, 2004.  Visitation will be from 5 to 10 p.m. today and from 8 a.m. to funeral time Friday at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Chauvin.  Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.  Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, with burial in the church cemetery.  She is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Mary and Mike Brown; one stepdaughter, Gertrude Scott and husband, Alvin Scott Sr.; two sisters, Cornelia Portier and Margerite Rome; 11 grandchildren, Cindy Price, Lori Francis, Jennifer Gregoire, Julius Kieff Jr., David Kieff, Alvin Scott Jr., Enola Fanguy, Verna Layne, Alisa Frederick, Eric D. Thibodeaux and James C. Brown; numerous great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Davidson J. Keefe; her parents, John E. Pitre Sr. and Frances Autin Pitre; one stepson, Julius Kieff Sr.; three brothers, John Pitre Jr., Elie Pitre and Howard Pitre; and six sisters, Westeria Carlos, America LeCompte, Rosanna Robichaux, Emily Long, Anise Savoie and Francis LeBoeuf.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church.  Chauvin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Tombstone Inscription, St. Joseph Cemetery, Chauvin:  KEEFE / Eldora P. / July 1, 1912 / Apr. 26, 2004 / Davidson J. / Jan. 23, 1898 / Dec. 23, 1963


Frances Rosalie Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet, 17 September 2001:  A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Sacred Heart Church in Montegut for Frances Pitre LeBoeuf, 86, a native of Chauvin and resident of Bourg, who died Sept. 15, 2001.  Visitation will be 9 a.m. until funeral time at the Montegut Fire Station.  Burial will be at the church cemetery.  She was the wife of Norris "Boots" G. LeBoeuf of Bourg; mother of Roberta "Bobbie" Duplantis of Bourg; and sister of Cornelia Portier, Eldora Keiffe and Marguerite Rome.  She is also survived by three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Frances Autin Pitre; son, Vernon Paul LeBoeuf; brothers, Ellie, Howard and John Pitre; sisters, Wisteria Carlos, America LeCompte, Anise Savoie, Emily Long and Roseanna Robichaux; and grandson, Kelly Duplantis.  She was Catholic. Samart Funeral Home and Crematorium of Houma is in charge of arrangements.

 

John Henry Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Friday, 10 March 1961:  At Terrebonne General Hospital, Houma, La., on Thursday, March 9, 1961 at 1 o'clock p.m., John Henry Pitre Jr., beloved husband of Aline Prosperie, father of Cyrus Joseph, Lucy Mae and Carolyn Marie Pitre, son of John Pitre Sr. and the late Frances Autin, brother of Eli Pitre of Delcambre, La., Mrs. Norris Leboeuf and Mrs. Stanley Robicheaux of Montegut, La., Mrs. Albert Pitre of New Orleans, La., Mrs. Charles Savoie of Houma, La., Mrs. Ruffin Lecompte, Mrs. C.D. Long, Mrs. James Carlos, Mrs. Ernest Portier and Mrs. Davidson Kieffe of Chauvin, La.  Age 44 years.  A native and resident of Chauvin, La.  Relatives and friends of the family, also Holy Name Society and Knights of Columbus of St. Joseph's Parish, Chauvin, La., are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from the late residence, Chauvin, La., on Saturday, March 11, 1961 at 9 o'clock a.m.  Religious services at St. Joseph's Catholic church, Chauvin, La.  Interment St. Joseph's Catholic cemetery, Chauvin, La.  Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Raceland, La. in charge.


Cornelia Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA), Thursday, 20 May 2010:  Cornelia Pitre Portier, 90, a native of Chauvin and resident of Houma, died at 9:10 p.m. Tuesday, May 18, 2010.  Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. to funeral time Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Chauvin.  Mass will be 11:30 a.m. Friday at the church, with burial in the church cemetery.  She is survived by one daughter, Gladys P. Price and husband, Charles Sr. of Chauvin; one son, Renauld Joseph Portier of Houma; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren and one expected in October; one step-great-grandchild; and one step-great-great-grandchild.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Earnest Portier Jr.; her parents, John Pitre Sr. and Marie Francis Autin Pitre; one son, Richard Paul Portier; three brothers, John Pitre Jr., Elie Pitre and Howard Pitre; and eight sisters, Margerite Rome, Westeria Carlos, America LeCompte, Rosanna Robichaux, Emily Long, Anise Savoie, Francis LeBoeuf and Eldora Keefe.  She was a parishioner of St. Joseph Catholic Church and a homemaker.   She enjoyed gardening and loved her flowers.   She loved her children and grandchildren very much.   She was very fortunate to have seen and loved the fifth generation of her family.  Her family would like to thank Heritage Manor of Houma for all the care and generosity they have given throughout the past three years.  Chauvin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Marguerite Pitre:  Times Picayune, Sunday, 28 June 2009 - Marguerite ("Penny") Pitre Rome passed away on Friday, June 26, 2009, at the age of 85.  She was born October 27, 1923, in Chauvin, Louisiana to John Pitre, Sr. and Francis Autin.  Marguerite was the last surviving child of their 18 children.  Marguerite is preceded in death by her parents; her siblings; her first husband and father of her children, Albert Pitre, Sr.; and her second husband Thomas U. Rome.  She is survived by her children, Yvonne ("Sis") Pitre Berry and Albert Pitre, Jr; three grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.  She is also survived by the family of her late second husband, including two stepchildren, Rita Fay Robichard and Robert Rome; and four step-grandchildren.  Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home Chapel at 10:00 a.m., on Monday, June 29, 2009.  Entombment will follow at Lake Lawn Park Mausoleum.  A Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Sunday, June 28, 2009, at the funeral home from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., and on Monday beginning at 8:30 a.m.

 

 

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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:  11 June 2022.